BSU Women Get Votes; Hoops Begins; And Other Misc. Items

After winning the first-ever game in Wisconsin’s brand-new LaBahn Arena, then coming back the next night to tie the Badgers, the Bemidji State women’s hockey team has found itself in the polls for the first time this season. Granted, they only received a single vote, but any time a team goes  into the house of the defending…
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Tidbits From The Boschee Press Conference

As you probably know by now, new Bemidji State basketball coach Mike Boschee had his first formal press conference Tuesday. What struck me about the presser was just how familiar Boschee seemed to be with the NSIC and area basketball in general. That’s no surprise; Boschee is from Valley City, N.D., played at North Dakota…
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NSIC Tweaks Postseason Formats

Now that the NSIC has 16 teams (a fact that I take issue with… and have been working on a blog post to that effect, so look for it here), the league can afford to do some tweaking to its postseason formats. According to Andy Renneke of the St. Cloud Times, the league made lots…
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Boschee In As New Bemidji State Hoops Coach

I meant to update this earlier in the day, but in case you hadn’t heard, Bemidji State hired Mike Boschee as its new head coach. I wasn’t able to chat with Boschee or athletic director Rick Goeb until later in the day. But both told me they were excited. There was a bit of a…
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BSU Hoops: Breaking Down The Finalists

Since our last update (sorry, it’s been a while), there hasn’t been much movement on the BSU coaching search aside from the fact that South Dakota State assistant Austin Hansen removed himself from the running this past weekend. That leaves three candidates: Illinois-Chicago’s Al Biancalana, Washington State’s Jeff Hironaka and Central College’s Mike Boschee. Not…
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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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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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