The Wichita Force held the Salina Liberty to 50 points on Saturday night, their lowest single game point total of the season, but it was not enough to earn the victory as Tracy Brooks scored four touchdowns to lead Salina to the 50-22 victory. Brooks finished with 151 yards from scrimmage and the Salina defense […]
In the Force in Focus, Robert Pannier discusses the struggles of the offense in the red zone, and how this is hurting the team’s success early on this season. Plus, he previews Saturday night’s game against the Salina Liberty.
In Wichita Force in Focus, the Minor League Sports Report’s Robert Pannier discusses the early MVP numbers of wide receiver Jack Tomlinson as well as talks about some keys to Saturday nights’ game against the Omaha Beef.
The Wichita Force earned their first victory of the season, thanks to 29 second half points by their offense on their way to a 42-32 victory over the Oklahoma Flying Aces on Saturday. Rookie Jack Tomlinson continues to be a real force, making nine receptions and scoring two touchdowns. The defense also continued their dramatic […]
In this week’s edition of the Force in Focus, Robert Pannier looks ahead to the Week 3 matchup against the Oklahoma Flying Aces and discusses a key matchup for the team in this contest. Plus, notes from around the club.
It was the home opener for the Wichita Force, coming off a season opening loss to the defending champion Duke City Gladiators. The Force looked greatly improved in every facet of the game, but were no match for Robert Kent, Jr. and the Texas Revolution, who pulled out a 47-37 victory. A week after yielding […]
In this week’s edition of Force in Focus, Robert Pannier looks back at Week 1 of the 2019 CIF season and previews the upcoming contest against the Texas Revolution. This, plus notes from around the team.
It’s never an easy task to open the season on the road against the defending champions who were returning their MVP quarterback, but that was the task the Wichita Force were forced to race on opening night of the Champions Indoor Football League season. Sadly, the very things that helped to make the Duke City […]
The 2019 Champions Indoor Football League gets underway tonight, and the Minor League Sports Report’s Robert Pannier begins his coverage of the team with a feature on the two new co-head coaches of the team, Rick Lee and Jerry Taylor.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report’s Robert Pannier discusses the naming of the new commissioner in the American Association, as Joshua E. Schaub will assume the duties starting immediately.
Hello everyone and welcome back to Season 3 of Taylor Made – A program where you can get Taylor Made answers from Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor. Answers about such things as the Pipers football program, football or sports in general, or about life issues that you wish the coach to share his insights about. In our first episode the Coach shares his thoughts about the Pipers football program through the first two weeks of the season, he discusses his thoughts on player safety, and we learn a secret talent about Coach Taylor. So let’s get right to Taylor Made.
Quick Slants with Coach Steve Johnson is a weekly program that will be available each week during the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAC) season, including the playoffs. The show gives fans of Bethel University football the opportunity to ask questions of the Coach each week. Questions can be about anything, including football, sports, or life in general. Coach Johnson has the final say on all questions that will be used during the show.
On Saturday, the Bethel University Royals will take on the No. 4 team in the nation, the Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks. Bethel has reached this point because of a spirit dedicated to success and love, and no one brings greater soul to the team than Kyle Kilgore.
As the Bethel Royals prepare to take on No.4 Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday, many will be talking about the performance of the team’s defense. However, if this team is going to perch at the top of the Division-III College Football World, it will likely be freshman quarterback Jaran Roste that takes them there.
A week after recording two sacks and a forced fumble in the first round of the NCAA Division-III playoffs, DE Kyle Kilgore made his presence known against the Cardinals, recording three sacks and a forced fumble to help stymy the North Central College offense for much of this game as the Bethel Royals advanced to […]
Welcome to Season 2 of Muskies Matters with Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton. Muskies Matters is a weekly program where fans can ask their questions and the Coach will provide his insights related to football, sports in general, or just about life. If you wish to have your question included during the show, email it to ColinBruton@MinorLeagueSportsReport.com. All questions are subject to the Coach’s final approval. Enjoy!
Welcome to the Warriors Word with Wisconsin Lutheran College Head Football Coach Dennis Miller. The Warriors Word gives fans the opportunity to ask the Coach questions about the Warriors, football or sports in general, or just ask his advice or thoughts on things going on in life. The show will be recorded each Tuesday afternoon and will be posted on Wednesdays each week.
For the fourth time this season, the Bethel University defense held an opponent under 14 points, this time dominating the Concordia Cobbers in a 41-13 thrashing on Saturday. The Royals defense allowed just 30 yards passing and 136 yards of total offense to Concordia, allowing just eight first downs in the victory. The defense added […]
One thing that Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton has wanted to do this season is involve running back Larry Rivers more in the offense. It is easy to understand why after the sophomore run for two first quarter touchdowns, helping the Muskies to jump out to a 24-0 first quarter lead on their […]
The St. Olaf Oles entered Saturday afternoon’s game as one of three teams in the MIAC who were still undefeated. That is not the case any longer. The Bethel Royals used the combination that has been the hallmark of their success this season – a powerful running game and dominating defense – in a 35-7 […]
It has been a tough start to the opening of the 2018 season for the Lakeland University Muskies, and that continued on Saturday, as the team fell to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers, 49-12. The Pioneers scored 35 unanswered points to take command of this game as quarterback Colin Schuetz produced over 240 yards of […]
A week after suffering a very tough loss to St. Thomas, the Hamline University Pipers headed to Moorhead, MN to take on the Concordia College Cobbers. This was a nightmare of a game, as the Pipers offense was smothered by the Concordia defense all game long, producing just 37 total yards of offense, suffering four […]
After allowing a total of 56 points in their first two contests, the Bethel Royals defense opened up conference play with a decisive showing, holding the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties to just 139 total yards in a 31-0 crushing of the Gusties. Bethel got 1.5 sacks from Cameron Monson and the team broke up seven passes, […]
The home opener for any college football team is supposed to be a celebratory Saturday, but the Trine University Thunder made it anything but that, battering the Lakeland University defense for 486 yards rushing in a 56-6 drubbing of the Muskies. Star running back Lamar Carswell led the way with 223 yards on just 19 […]
For many, when they think of the Flying Dutchman they think of the legendary ghost ship that sailed the seas during the 17th century. That may have made for a nice legend, but there are a group of Flying Dutchmen that are for sure real, and they perform by rolling over opponents using their battering […]
It was the home opener for the Bethel Royals football team on Saturday afternoon as they welcomed the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to town. The Royals would jump out to a 20-0 lead in the first quarter on their way to a 32-27 victory. Sophomore tailback Sam Gibas had another big afternoon, rushing for 159 […]
The Bethel Royals football team takes on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons on Saturday, and Robert Pannier features Head Football Coach Matt Walker in his eighth season as the head of the program. A coach who brought a clear vision for the success to the Falcons, both on and off the field.
On the most recent episode of Quick Slants, Bethel Head Football Coach Steve Johnson was asked by a fan if he expected to run a lot more this season. He assured that would be the case and he made sure he delivered on that promise on Saturday as the Royals rushed for 235 in the […]
The Lakeland Muskies looked like they were in the driver’s seat on Saturday afternoon, taking a 20-10 lead over Carroll University with a little over 13 minutes left in the first half. However, the Pioneers defense stiffened, holding Lakeland to just six more points over the remaining portion of the contest while forcing three turnovers […]
Usually, offenses need a few weeks to get on track, but that did not prove to be the case for either Lake Forest College or Wisconsin Lutheran College on Saturday, as the two teams combined for over 800 yards of offense as the Foresters downed the Warriors, 38-30. Quarterback Jagan Cleary threw for 296 yards […]