Category: Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC)

Levi Duininck Rushes for Three TDs in Royals 54-14 Victory

Levi Duininck is not a name you often hear about during a Bethel Royals football game and, truth be told, his name was only called five times on Saturday, but he made the most of those opportunities, scoring three touchdowns as the Royals downed the Fighting Pipers 54-14 to close out the season 5-5. Bethel…

Quick Slants with Bethel University Head Football Coach Steve Johnson – Season 3

Quick Slants with Coach Steve Johnson is a weekly program that will be available each Thursday morning 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…

Taylor Made with Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor – Season 2

Hello everyone and welcome back to Season 2 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…

Joel Koenecke King for a Day as Royals Down Gusties, 24-3

There are a lot of things that can help a team to pull off a much needed victory, and Joel Koenecke was more than willing to do his share on Saturday afternoon at Gustavus Adolphus. The receiver made 5-receptions for 79-yards and added a kickoff return for 92-yards in the Bethel Royals 24-3 victory. The…

Justice Spriggs Leads Hamline Pipers by Air, Land in 30-19 Victory

After a couple of tough loses on the road, the Hamline University Pipers returned home to take on the Carleton College Knights on Saturday. The Pipers have traditionally been a lot tougher to play at night, and that proved to be the case in this contest as well, as they pulled off the 30-19 victory.…

Michael Veldman Goes to the Air to Down Pipers; Gusties Win 51-7

It didn’t seem so long ago when Gustavus Adolphus had the Gusties Gunslinger, Mitch Hendrix, leading the team as the most prolific offense in MIAC history. Saturday afternoon it looked like the Gustavus airshow was back in town, thanks to Michael Veldman who threw for 392-yards and 4-touchdowns in the 51-7 victory over the Hamline…

Jake Marsh Leads Resurgent Bethel Offense to Victory, 64-7

The Bethel Royals entered Saturday’s contest against St. Olaf 0-3, and were really trying to find an identity for their offense. It looks like they have found it, as Jake Marsh threw for 323-yards and 4-touchdowns, and Bryce Marquardt and Joel Koenecke each had over 100-yards receiving and touchdown in the 64-7 victory. That moved…

Shawntrel Garner Leads Red Men in Blanking of Bethel, 31-0

The Bethel Royals traveled to Kenosha, WI on Saturday and found the Carthage Red Men to be quite ungracious hosts, as the defense for Carthage allowed just 162-yards of total offense in blanking Bethel, 31-0. Shawntrel Garner led the squad with 9-tackles, including a sack, and scored a touchdown on an interception return, and Kyle…

Taking on Challenges Drives Hamline Pipers Justice Spriggs

Junior quarterback Justice Spriggs has helped to turn the Hamline University Pipers football team into an up-and-coming program in the MIAC, embracing all the challenges and opportunities that have come along the way. Introducing Justice Spriggs A cliché that you will likely come across somewhere in your life is that someone has a “chip on…

Conor Feckley Leads Dubuque Comeback; Spartans Win 32-26

Last season, the Bethel Royals traveled to the University of Dubuque to take on the Spartans to open the campaign, and helped produce one of the wildest games in school history. Both teams put up over 700-yards of offense as the Spartans prevailed 70-53. Head Coach Steve Johnson wanted his team to play a lot…

Pipers Defense Dominating in Hamline 51-0 Victory

Entering the 2017 season, the Hamline Pipers had some concerns about their defense, as they were fielding a much younger, inexperienced team than years past. This left a lot of question marks, which were answered right away on Saturday afternoon as the group held the Crown College Storm to just 166 total yards of offense…

Taylor Made with Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor

Hello everyone and welcome to 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…

NCAA Division-III Playoffs, R. 3: St. Thomas vs. UW-Oshkosh

On Saturday, the No. 3 ranked St. Thomas Tommies will play host to the No. 5 ranked University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. St. Thomas enters the game with a 12-0 record, following a perfect regular season and wins over Northwestern and Coe in the playoffs. UW-Oshkosh is…

Aerial Attack Brings in New Age of Macalester Offense: Scots Season Rewind

The 2016 Macalester Scots football season kicked off on September 3, and a lot of the players that manned key positions the previous season returned. That included QB Christian Adams, WRs Tre Nowaczynski, Sam Bordo, Garrett Eichhorn, and Jonathan Knee, but one huge difference would be that star running back Zandy Stowell had graduated, leaving…

‘Triple T’s’ Accent the New Era for Crown College Offense: Storm Season Rewind

The 2016 Crown College Storm football season kicked off on September 5, as the Storm travelled to the cities to take on Hamline University. This would be a new beginning for Crown College as offensive coordinator Matt Bremer took over the reins of the offense with an entirely different approach. Also, starting quarterback Brandon McCormick…

NCAA Division-III Playoffs, R. 2: St. Thomas vs. Coe

Round 2 matchup in the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. The Kohawks were the winners of the Iowa Athletic Conference (IIAC) after going 10-0 and won their opening round matchup against Monmouth, 21-14. The Tommies won the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) for the second year in a row, going 10-0. They defeated Northwestern in their…

NCAA Division-III Playoffs: St. Thomas vs. Northwestern

The Northwestern University Eagles travel down Snelling Avenue to take on the No. 3 ranked St. Thomas University Tommies on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. The two St. Paul based teams have never faced each other in the playoffs before. In fact, this is the Eagles first trip to…