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It's been about two weeks since most of the members of the Bemidji American Legion Post 14 baseball team ended their high school seasons and played meaningful games. On Monday afternoon, the Centaurs looked more like a team clicking at midseason than one that was just beginning their summer. Post 14 swept Detroit Lakes Post 15 in a doubleheader at Security Insurance field at Bemidji State. The Centaurs won 4-0 and 7-4.
FAYETTE, Iowa — Bemidji State’s offense showed signs of life, but turnovers and a some big plays by Upper Iowa were too much for the Beavers. The Peacocks topped scored 27 points in the fourth quarter, erasing a 10-point BSU lead and topping the Beavers 47-30 Saturday night at Harms-Eischeid Stadium. BSU, now 0-3, came into Saturday’s game unsure who would be playing quarterback. Beavers’ head coach Jeff Tesch answered that question, playing both sophomore Ryan Shields and transfer freshman Jordan Hein on a rotating basis. And although the Beav
BEMIDJI — After going 0-3 in the first three games last season, Bemidji High School boys soccer coach Rick Toward likes where his team is headed after the same number of games this time around. "The kids' confidence is high right now," Toward said. "We were 0-3 in our first three games last year, so it's a little bit of a jump for us.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Brian Leonhardt's chances of making an NFL team just got a big boost. And today, the former Bemidji State tight end is getting a chance to showcase his talents for the Oakland Raiders in front of the most partisan crowd imaginable for an away game. He just isn't sure which coaching staff will be harder on him. "Well, I'm not just being evaluated by the Raiders coaching staff, but I'm also going to be evaluated by my former coaches at BSU," Leonhardt said with a laugh.
BEMIDJI — With six new teams in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association this season, many predicted more parity in the new-look league. According to members of the WCHA media, that prediction should hold true — although most think Minnesota State-Mankato will finish on top a year after a fantastic season and an NCAA tournament appearance. The Bemidji Pioneer WCHA Preseason Media Poll shows the Mavericks as a near-unanimous choice to win the league, garnering 22-first place votes.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji's first professional sports franchise will have plenty of local flavor. The city's yet-to-be-named Indoor Football League team was officially introduced to the community Wednesday at the Sanford Center. The team will begin play in February. "I may be from out of town, but don't get it wrong, this is Bemidji's team," co-owner and president Chris Kokalis said.
BEMIDJI – The final score line might not reflect it, but Cass Lake-Bena put together a stellar defensive effort against Mahnomen in Thursday night’s Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal game at Bemidji High School.