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Bemidji State wide receiver Justin Lee (7) outruns Upper Iowa’s Jordan Andrea (5) during last week’s 25-23 Beaver victory. Lee led the team in receiving last week, catching six passes for 78 yards. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidji State travels to face tough Mankato squad in first road test

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BEMIDJI – Last Friday’s home opener against Upper Iowa wasn’t perfect for the Bemidji State football team.

Missed tackles, lots of penalties and slew of unanswered points (16) from the Upper Iowa offense late in the game nearly cost the Beavers last week. 


Only a muffed field goal snap by the Peacocks with time expiring ensured the Beavers the 25-23 victory.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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