Pioneer Staff Report
BEMIDJI—Senior Jericho Peterson scored on a seven-yard run in overtime as Mountain Iron-Buhl topped previously undefeated Stephen-Argyle 28-20 at Chet Anderson Stadium in the quarterfinals of State 9-man football. Mountain Iron-Buhl (10-2) now faces off against Mountain Lake Area (10-0) in the semifinals on Friday, Nov. 16, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Mountain Lake Area topped Verndale 23-6 on Friday.
BROOKINGS, S.D.—Derek Thompson had his second double-double of the exhibition season for BSU in a 86-63 exhibition loss to South Dakota State University on Saturday. The sophomore scored 15 points and had a team-high 13 rebounds in the loss, while Logan Bader led the Beavers with 16 points. In the first half, the Jackrabbits went up 26-13 but the Beavers came back with an 12-3 run to cut the lead to 29-25. However, turnovers cost BSU in the first half, as they led to the Jackrabbits taking a 48-36 lead at the half.
EAST GRAND FORKS -- The Bemidji High School girls hockey team outshot East Grand Forks, 14-12, in the third period hoping to tie the game at 1-1, but the Green Wave held on and won the game 2-0 after a late goal to hand the Lumberjacks a season-opening loss in EGF. After a scoreless first period, freshman CJ Mack buried the game’s first goal and the eventual game-winner at the 8:37 mark of the middle frame, assisted by Kendra Emery.
BEMIDJI -- In a battle of undefeated teams in the nine-man state football tournament, Cromwell-Wright defeated Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal, 14-7, in a quarterfinal matchup Friday at Chet Anderson Stadium. While the Titans finish their season 10-1, the Cardinals (12-0) advance to the semifinals to take on Spring Grove (12-0) at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Spring Grove edged Russell-Tyler-Ruthton, 27-26, in its quarterfinal bout.
BEMIDJI -- Maria Appicelli and Emma Rappe combined for 39 points Friday night at the BSU gymnasium to lead the Bemidji State women’s basketball team to an 83-49 season-opening victory over Northland College. Four of Appicelli’s six field goals came from beyond the arc, and she added a 4-for-6 effort from the line on the way to her 20-point night. Rappe followed with 19, and Gabby Dubius added a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
BEMIDJI -- Harmony Co-op and guest instructor Malisa VanMaasdam will present a class on specialty diets for Thanksgiving and the holidays at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Community Kitchen. In “Holiday Dinners Made Easy,” students will learn the basics of vegan, gluten-free, paleo, raw food and other current diets and health plans and learn recipes and tricks for making holiday dishes for all to enjoy.
BEMIDJI—Holiday Gifts for Kids, a project of the United Way of Bemidji Area, has started its annual effort to ensure that all needy children in the Bemidji area receive a gift this Christmas, a release said. Holiday Gifts for Kids is a program intended to assist parents or guardians who are financially unable to provide a gift for their child at Christmas.
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday Warrant 9:09 p.m. A 24-year-old man was arrested in the 2100 block of Roosevelt Road SE for an out-of-county warrant. 1:52 p.m. A 38-year-old man was arrested in Cass Lake on a warrant. 11:49 a.m. A 39-year-old man and a 26-year-old man were arrested in the 2300 block of Mills St. NE for warrants. 12:30 a.m. A 32-year-old man was arrested in Puposky on an out-of-state warrant. Police Report
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State women’s basketball team opens its regular season Friday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. against Northland College at the BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers hold a 3-0 lead in the all-time series against the LumberJills with an average margin of victory of 39.3 points. BSU returns two starters from its 2017-18 team that finished with a 4-23 overall record. The young squad begins the season with 12 underclassmen, including seven true freshmen.
BEMIDJI -- Starting Thursday, Nov. 15, through Dec. 31, the Bemidji Community Food Shelf and Ace Hardware are partnering to help area food-insecure families prepare healthy meals and is inviting the public to take part. Here is how it works: when you bring your gently used crock-pot (or a new one) to Bemidji Community Food Shelf, you will receive a donation receipt and a coupon for 15 percent off a new Crock-Pot or Hamilton Beach slow cooker at Ace on the Lake. Donated crock pots will be