Category: Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC)

Quick Slants with Bethel University Head Football Coach Steve Johnson – Season 4

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.

Taylor Made with Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor, Jr. – Season 3

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.

Jaran Roste, Defense Spur Royals to 35-7 Crushing of Oles

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…

Concordia Cobbers Defense Clobbers Pipers, 55-0

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…

Bethel Royals Defense Smothers Gusties in 31-0 Victory

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,…

Royals Ride Hot First Quarter to Victory Over Falcons, 32-27

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…

Cole Miller Leads Buena Vista to 39-27 Victory over Pipers

Thursday night, the Hamline University Fighting Pipers traveled to Storm Lake, Iowa to open up the 2018 season. The Pipers were hoping that the Buena Vista Beavers would be the first casualty on their way to a six-plus win season, but quarterback Cole Miller had other ideas, throwing for 382 yards and five touchdowns to…

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…

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…

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…

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…