t 15 shots on net in the second period of a 3-1 win over the Bemidji girls hockey team Friday at the Bemidji Community Arena. Each team had a power play opportunity in the opening period but neither team was able to capitalize. The Lumberjacks outshot the Prowlers eight-to-five in the scoreless period. “Our girls had a good game on Tuesday and they came out of the gates with the same energy,” Bemidji head coach Jackie Robertson said. Sylvia Marolt ended the stretch of scoreless hockey as she put TRF ahead with 12:33 remaining in the second period.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State men's basketball team opened its regular season with a convincing 95-60 win over Mayville State Wednesday at the BSU Gym. Brock Lutes scored a game-high 23 points for Bemidji State (1-0), including 19 in the first half to help the Beavers cruise. "We were hitting our shots, so it does not get much better than that," Lutes said. "We were playing unselfishly and sharing the ball and it really worked out well." The Comets (0-1) scored the first five points of the game, but the next 38 minutes was dominated by the Beavers.
BEMIDJI -- It took all 40 minutes, but the Bemidji State women's basketball team fought off Mayville State in a thrilling 84-80 victory in its regular season opener Tuesday at the BSU Gym. The Beavers (1-0) overcame an early Mayville double-digit lead then fended off the Comets in the final minutes to secure the victory. "It is awesome to get the win," BSU senior center Kate Warmack said. "It is my last home opener and I am just really glad we were able to finish it off."
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji State women’s basketball team finished its two-game exhibition season with a 78-66 loss to Division I opponent North Dakota Tuesday in Grand Forks. Despite the result, the 12-point loss was a significant improvement from a 100-57 loss to South Dakota State on Oct. 27, according to head coach Mike Curfman.
BEMIDJI — A poor power play wasn’t going to cut it for Bemidji State against ranked North Dakota. No. 4 UND killed five power play opportunities and completed a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series sweep over BSU with a 5-1 win Saturday at the Sanford Center. North Dakota struck first when Gracen Hirschy scored her third goal of the season to take an early lead after less than two minutes of play. The goal went under review but proved to be a good one.
BEMIDJI — For the first time since 1996, the Bemidji girls cross country team has reached the state tournament after a second place finish in the section meet last week in Detroit Lakes. The Lumberjacks will continue their season 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Olaf in Northfield.
BEMIDJI — For the second consecutive season, the Bemidji boys cross country team is headed to the state meet Saturday at St. Olaf. After experiencing the school’s first taste of the state meet since 1998, the Lumberjacks are determined to achieve a top-five finish and return with a banner to hang in the school gymnasium. “Hopefully we can get in the top five because we have yet to put a banner up in our gym,” senior Evan White said.
Heading into a road match against Moorhead on Sept. 5, the Bemidji High School volleyball team was 0-3 and searching for direction. The young Lumberjacks team rose to the occasion to defeat the Spuds in three games and, in the eyes of head coach Teresa Colligan, may have turned the season around. “We were a young and an experienced team and we really put things together that night,” Colligan said. Since the 0-3 start, Bemidji has posted a 14-10 record, including winning five of its last six contests, to earn the No.
BEMIDJI — The top-ranked Minnesota women’s hockey team entered Friday’s game against Bemidji State with a 55-game winning streak dating back to two seasons ago. That streak continued as the Gophers defeated Bemidji State 4-0 in their Western Collegiate Hockey Association game at the Sanford Center.
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji State women’s basketball team has produced steady improvement over the last three seasons; winning seven games in 2010-11, nine in 2011-12, and 11 last season. With the season starting Sunday with an exhibition game at Division I South Dakota State, the Beavers believe they have all of the pieces in place to continue their improvement as they aim to have the best season since 2009-10 when the team won 12 games.