MOORHEAD — BSU’s offense went through three separate three-minute droughts in the first half of a 94-69 loss to MSU Moorhead Friday in Moorhead. After trailing early, Moorhead outscored BSU 32-8 in the final 11 minutes of the first half. The Beavers gained a 13-12 lead on a jumper from Morgan Lee with 11:45 remaining in the first half but it turned out to be the last lead of the night for BSU. The Dragons countered with a 22-3 run over the next seven minutes to build a commanding 34-16 advantage.
MOORHEAD — MSU Moorhead’s strong bench contribution led to a 77-68 win over BSU Friday in Moorhead. Moorhead’s bench, led by 12 points from Tarell Clark and Urbane Bingham, outscored BSU’s bench 39-1 in the contest. Sparked by five points from DJ Hervy, the Beavers jumped to an 11-3 lead in the first five minutes but the Dragons answered with a 13-2 run in the next five minutes to take a 16-13 lead.
BEMIDJI — Bemidji State senior forward Maxie Rosenbloom was honored as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference player of the week after averaging 18 points and 17.5 rebounds in two wins over St. Cloud State and Minnesota Duluth last weekend. “It means a lot,” Rosenbloom said of being named NSIC player of the week. “It goes to show you that hard work pays off.
DEER RIVER — The Bemidji High School wrestling team earned a pair of victories Tuesday in a triangular in Deer River. Bemidji defeated Aitkin 48-18 before beating Deer River 62-18. Jon Solum, Chance Hinrichs, and Brian Maas got things going in the right direction for the Lumberjacks, as they won at 106, 113 and 120. Maas, Hunter Schoenborn, Brody Wilander, Kade Johnson, and Wyatt Yoemans all were able to pin their opponent in the victory over Aitkin. BHS’s win over Deer River was aided by six wins by forfeit, but Solum, Lucas Gast and Gunnar Nelson were all able to pin their opponents. Af
THIEF RIVER FALLS — The Bemidji High School boys swimming and diving team opened its season with a strong performance Tuesday, defeating Thief River Falls 100-47 at Franklin Middle School. Bemidji showed dominance in the relay events, as it was victorious in each of the three relays on the night. Nate Gubbels, Tyler Hemp, Matthew Arndt and Brandon Hilde lifted the 200 yard medley relay team to an early eight points.
BEMIDJI — For the second consecutive season, Bemidji State spoiled the return of former head coach Matt Bowen with a 90-79 win over Minnesota Duluth Saturday at the BSU Gym. With the win, Bemidji State moved to 3-0 in NSIC play for the first time since 2004-05. “It really says something about our team,” senior Jake Schalow said of the 3-0 start. “I do not want to say our preseason label is our only reason for motivation, but it certainly provides fuel to our fire.
BEMIDJI — Bemidji State nearly completed an improbable comeback but fell short in a 70-63 loss to Minnesota Duluth Saturday at the BSU Gym. In a 13-minute span in the second half, the Beavers used increased ball pressure and went on a 31-13 run to cut a 23-point deficit down to as little as five points. “We just cannot get down as much as we did,” Kate Warmack said.
BEMIDJI — A historic performance from Maxie Rosenbloom lifted Bemidji State to a 70-65 win over St. Cloud State Friday at the BSU gym. Rosenbloom set the school record with 24 rebounds in addition to scoring a career-high 21 points in the win. The previous school-record for rebounds was held by Stacy Pearson-Taylor, who grabbed 20 rebounds in 2006. Trailing 65-64 with just 16 seconds left, Zach Noreen was at the free throw line with the opportunity to put the Beavers in the lead.
BEMIDJI — Bemidji State earned its first win in NSIC play by knocking off previously undefeated St. Cloud State 99-82 Friday at the BSU gym. Senior Morgan Lee turned in a memorable game with 33 points and five assists, both career highs, in an effort to knock off the Huskies for the first time in her four-year career. “St. Cloud is a well-respected team in our conference,” Lee said.
BEMIDJI — Bemidji was able to hold off a late rally to earn a 66-55 victory over Grand Rapids Thursday at the BHS Gym for its first win of the season. Bemidji owned a lead as large as 17 points in the second half, but saw it shrink to just four points with less than five minutes remaining. “I was proud of the girls,” Bemidji head coach Rick Kehoe said. “We did not fold.