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The Bemidji State football team gathers together prior to practice Tuesday at Chet Anderson Stadium. The Beavers open their season against Upper Iowa at 6 p.m. today at Chet Anderson Stadium — just more than 48 hours after  head coach Jeff Tesch was put on a “leave of absence” by the university on Tuesday afternoon. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
FOOTBALL: After an offseason of anticipation, distractions, BSU ready to start 2016
1 min 55 sec ago
Bemidji High School junior Denee Barrett returns a serve while playing a match against East Grand Forks on Wednesday at Bemidji Middle School. (JILLIAN GANDSEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER)
TENNIS: Jacks take two from Grand Rapids, EGF
10 min 7 sec ago
Longtime BSU head football coach Jeff Tesch is on a 'leave of absence,' the university announced Tuesday, two days before the team's season opener against Upper Iowa. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
BSU football: Complaint filed against Tesch, who is on paid leave
6 hours 42 min ago
 Longtime BSU head football coach Jeff Tesch is on a 'leave of absence,' the university announced Tuesday, two days before the team's season opener against Upper Iowa. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
15 hours 28 sec ago
August 30, 2016
Bemidji’s Leo Spry (10) controls the soccer ball near the goal during a game against Detroit Lakes Tuesday at Chet Anderson Stadium in Bemidji.  (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks explode in 12-1 win over Detroit Lakes
23 hours 47 min ago
Mitchell Mackedanz, of Bemidji, tees off on the tenth hole while defending champion Don Berry watches on Tuesday during the Minnesota PGA Professional Championship at the Bemidji Town and Country Club.  (JILLIAN GANDSEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER)
GOLF: Mackedanz wins Minnesota PGA Championship
23 hours 51 min ago
SWIMMING AND DIVING: BHS falls to Brainerd
23 hours 54 min ago
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji loses comeback bid against St. Cloud Tech
23 hours 56 min ago
Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater (5) warms up during the Vikings' training camp earlier this season at Minnesota State Mankato. Bridgewater exited practice on Tuesday after suffering a left knee injury on a non-contact play. (Matt Gade | Forum News Service)
Vikings QB Bridgewater injures knee during practice
August 30, 2016 - 3:03pm
August 29, 2016
Matt Sparby leads the way in turn two of a Wissota Midwest Modified race on Sunday at Bemidji Speedway with No. 19 Darrin Lawler in the background. Sparby won the race. Dennis Peterson | Special To The Pioneer
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
August 29, 2016 - 10:37pm
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
August 29, 2016 - 10:30pm
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
August 29, 2016 - 10:28pm
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji edges Pequot Lakes 4-3
August 29, 2016 - 10:28pm
August 27, 2016
Bemidji High School’s Silas Hess (9) battles for the ball with a West Ottertail United Storm player during a game Saturday at Bemidji Middle School. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
August 27, 2016 - 9:44pm
CROSS COUNTRY: Experienced Lumberjacks running down another shot at state
August 27, 2016 - 9:22pm