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July 4, 2014
Axemen look for more local owners
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Axemen majority owner Chris Kokalis said Monday he intends to sell all or part of his stake in the minor league football team. "I really want to find local folks to take this team to the next level," he said. "That's been the goal from the beginning.
July 4, 2014 - 3:26pm
June 16, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Inaugural season for the Bemidji Axemen had its ups and downs
BEMIDJI -- Heading into a home game on May 10 against the Tri-Cities Fever, the Bemidji Axemen were fresh off two single-possession victories...
June 16, 2014 - 2:32pm
June 13, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Green Bay routs Axemen in season finale
GREEN BAY, Wis. — If something could have gone wrong for the Bemidji Axemen Friday night, odds are it did. The team lost 52-35 in its final game of the season to the Green Bay Blizzard. With the loss, Bemidji finished their inaugural Indoor Football League season with a 5-9 record...
June 13, 2014 - 11:01pm
June 12, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Fuller, Axemen look to end season on a positive note
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen will look to end its inaugural season on a high by snapping a four-game losing skid tonight in Green Bay. Extra...
June 12, 2014 - 10:58pm
June 7, 2014
Indoor Football: Axemen drop home finale to Cedar Rapids
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen couldn’t pull out a victory for Bemidji fans in their final home game of the 2014 season, but they sure gave...
June 7, 2014 - 11:25pm
June 6, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Matthews Jr. a fixture for Axemen
BEMIDJI — Warren Matthews Jr. is in a small group within his Bemidji Axemen teammates. The former Southwest Minnesota State running back is...
June 6, 2014 - 11:00pm
May 31, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Fudge, Texas revolt in second half to hand Axemen third-straight loss
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen couldn’t put a full four quarters together. Despite leading by three possessions for most of the second quarter, the Axemen lost their lead in the second half and lost 43-27 to the Texas Revolution Saturday at the Sanford Center. “It all comes...
May 31, 2014 - 11:12pm
May 30, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: From BSU to Axemen, former Beaver kicker Pulkinen continues his football career in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — When the Bemidji Axemen came to town, former BSU punter and kicker Zach Pulkinen took advantage of a rare opportunity. Shortly after finishing up his senior season with the Beavers, Pulkinen contacted Axemen head coach Robert Fuller hoping to use the Axemen turf to continue...
sports / beavers
May 30, 2014 - 10:51pm
May 17, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen kick themselves too many times in 34-13 loss to Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.
May 17, 2014 - 10:49pm
May 16, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen QB Kirby's work ethic won over new team
BEMIDJI -- Regardless of the length of practice -- or if it is before practice or after -- it is almost a guarantee that Bemidji Axemen quarterback Cody Kirby will be working on routes and timing with his receiving corps. Kirby, who joined the team midseason, has won over his...
May 16, 2014 - 11:02pm
May 10, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Pittman is Axemen's defensive anchor
BEMIDJI — Whether it is indoor football, high school football, or college football, every defense needs an anchor. For the Bemidji Axemen,...
May 10, 2014 - 10:58pm
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen fall to Tri-Cities, 51-50, as last-second field goal attempt blocked
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Axemen kicker Josiah Powell had his 33-yard field goal blocked with 16 seconds remaining and the Tri-Cities Fever escaped with a 51-50 win in Indoor Football League action Saturday at the Sanford Center. The decision to kick the field goal came after three timeouts...
May 10, 2014 - 10:56pm
May 5, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Win at Green Bay was personal for coach Fuller
BEMIDJI -- For Bemidji Axemen head coach Robert Fuller, going back to Green Bay was personal, as he was fired by the Blizzard last season, despite taking the team to a conference title game and earning IFL coach of the year honors. The team delivered with a thrilling, 66-61 win in...
May 5, 2014 - 9:52pm
May 3, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen's Johnson stands out in an offensive game
BEMIDJI -- Even though the Indoor Football League is dominated by offensive numbers and statistics, it does not take long for a spectator to notice Bemidji Axemen linebacker Jory Johnson and his contribution on the other side of the ball. In eight games with the Axemen, Johnson...
May 3, 2014 - 10:35pm
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Balentine's late score sinks former team
GREEN BAY, Wis.
May 3, 2014 - 10:29pm