BSU Women Add Two Goalies

It’s safe to say that the Beaver women’s hockey team needed some goaltenders. With the graduation of All-American Zuzana Tomcikova and team captain Alana McElhinney, BSU was left with only one woman between the pipes in Jessica Havel. But reinforcements have arrived. The team just announced that it will add two goalies to the roster…
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Reading Room: More Hockey Edition

Welcome to another (belated) edition of the reading room. It was a slow week for BSU sports, but I found some things for your reading pleasure. I apologize for the lack of posts this past week. Hopefully this one is more exciting. Roth hired as assistant coach in Bismarck – Bismarck Tribune; The World of…
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NSIC: Your D-2 Hoops Attendance Leader

It turns out that the Upper Midwest isn’t just hockey country after all. The NCAA just released its attendance numbers for the 2011-12 basketball season, and in Division 2, the Northern Sun was the top-attended conference in the country. The NSIC’s total attendance of 269,266 was slightly ahead of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA),…
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Reading Room: Bruins Passed On Read, And Other Stories

Good evening. I am going to introduce what I hope will be a recurring feature on this blog. Every week I’ll try and round up a bunch of stories you might find interesting or relevant about Bemidji State sports. We’ll call it the “Reading Room.” I don’t have a dedicated reading room in my home,…
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Men’s Hoops Job Posted

The search is on. The Bemidji State athletic department has finally posted the job listing as it looks to replace former head men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen. It went up online today. You can read the full listing here. It’s nothing too out of the ordinary for a college coaching job listing. You might find…
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Read, Flyers Ousted From Playoffs

I know in the “About this Blog” section of this blog it says that there will be no hockey on this blog. But I lied. At least, I lied until we actually start our hockey blog.* Which is coming, I swear. *How many times can I say ‘blog’ on this blog without being annoying? That…
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Bowen To Take UMD Job

Some breaking news. Bemidji State head basketball coach Matt Bowen has accepted the job at Minnesota Duluth. We’ll have more on this in the paper tomorrow, but here’s some of the press release from BSU: DULUTH, Minn.  — University of Minnesota Duluth today announced it has hired former Bemidji State University men’s basketball coach  Matt…
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Hello, Operator

Welcome to the inaugural post of the Beaver Sports Blog. Please mind the mess while we get this blog up and running. Soon you will find other things on the side rail of this blog, like links and a blogroll and contact information. And there will no longer be random photos of acorns, chess sets…
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