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Wayne State’s Richard Daniel, left, runs into Bemidji State kicker Zach Pulkinen during the second quarter of Wayne State’s 20-17 win Saturday at Chet Anderson Stadium. Daniel was a big reason why the Wildcats were able to beat the Beavers – he forced two fumbles and blocked a punt, both of which led to Wayne State points. Jack Hittinger | Bemidji Pioneer

Costly mistakes: Fumbles, blocked punt lead to 20-17 Bemidji State loss to Wayne State

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BEMIDJI – Two second-half fumbles and a late blocked punt sapped all the momentum from the Bemidji State football team Saturday afternoon.


Although the Beavers dominated Wayne State in nearly every statistical category, a series of strange plays and fundamental mistakes cost Bemidji State victory at the annual Shrine Game at Chet Anderson Stadium.

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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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