Hockey Sports

Women’s Hockey Falls to Bulldogs

Nick Ross | Sports Editor | 02/02/2011 The BSU women’s hockey team traveled to Duluth last weekend to take on the UMD Bulldogs, in a WCHA match up.  The Beavers dropped both games in Duluth, by scores of 4-3 and 5-3. Senior forward Erin Cody continued her stellar career, becoming just the third player in BSU women’s hockey history to record 100 points.  Cody was the offense in Friday’s game,

Column: Football Playoffs

Bill Stafford | Sports Columnist | 01/26/2011 Playoff football is in full swing and the match ups this week bring up some interesting questions about play calling in recent history. As northern Minnesotans, most of us who grew up either watching or playing football at any level, know full well that establishing a running game and playing tough defense is the only true way to play the game. “What's a
Basketball Sports

Tesdahl Sets School Record

Beaver Basketball Loses Both Games Alex Berg | Sports Writer | 01/26/2011 The men's basketball team suffered a pair of losses in the southern part of the state this past weekend, 87-82 to No. 15 Minnesota State-Mankato on Friday night at Bresnan Arena, and 78-62 on Saturday night to Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. In the opening minutes of Friday night's game, junior guard Bryce Tesdahl recorded his 315th
Hockey Sports

Beavers Sweep Southern Minnesota Rival MSU Mankato

Nick Ross | Sports Editor | 01/26/2011 The women’s hockey team continued a very strong season this past weekend, sweeping the Mavericks from Minnesota State University Mankato, winning 2-0 on Friday night and winning 3-1 on Saturday. Junior goaltender Zuzana Tomcikova made 22 saves and earned her fifth shutout of the season, and the 13th of her career, to backstop the Beavers to a Friday night victory. Tomcikova also made
Sports Track

Men’s and Women’s Track Get Good Showings at Cobber Open

Nick Ross | Sports Editor | 02/02/2011 For the second straight year at the Cobber Open, BSU senior Kristi Buerkle set the meet record, and won the 400-meter dash.  Buerkle’s time of 56.53 seconds was over one second faster than her closest competitor, as well as almost a full second lower than her record time at the meet. BSU senior Genna Ironi led the way for the pack in the
Hockey Sports Track

Athletes of the Week, January 17-24

Alex Berg | Sports Writer | 01/26/2011 Raphael Gelo - Men’s Track Sophomore Raphael Gelo is this week’s male athlete of the week for his great performance in the Blizzard Open.  Gelo set a meet record in the pole vault, with a height of 15 feet and ¼ inch, a season high. Another Beaver to do well this past weekend was freshman Jacob Nelson, who won the 200 meter and
Basketball Sports

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Woes Continue

Alex Berg | Sports Writer | 02/09/2011 Both the men’s and women’s BSU basketball teams came into last weekend hoping to snap season-long losing streaks. But, neither team was successful in its mission. The women lost its eighth consecutive game; while the men’s losing skid was extended to seven. Women’s Head Coach Mike Curfman shook up his starting line-up in hopes of gaining an edge in the rebounding department. Three

Athletic Scoreboard

Alex Berg | Sports Writer | 02/02/2011 Friday, Jan 28 W. Basketball: U-Mary 69, BSU 52 W. Hockey: Minnesota Duluth 4, BSU 3 M. Basketball: U-Mary 71, BSU 60   Saturday, Jan 29 W. Basketball: Northern State 82, BSU 64 M. Basketball: Northern State 84, BSU 82 W. Hockey: Minnesota Duluth 5, BSU 3