Category: Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC)

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…

NCAA Division-III Playoffs: St. John’s vs. UW-Platteville

The No. 9 St. John’s University Johnnies take on No. 16 University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers in the first round of the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. The Pioneers finished 8-2 and earned an at-large berth to the playoffs out of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The Johnnies also earned an at-large berth, going 9-1 and…

Cale Ferrin, Defense Lead Bethel Royals to 17-14 Victory

It has been a very interesting season for the Bethel Royals in 2016. The campaign kicked off with a 70-57 offensive showcase and ended with a 17-14 defensive struggle, won when Blake Hottle kicked a 31-yard field goal with 42-seconds left in the game to down Hamline University. Cale Ferrin led the Royals defense with…

Quick Slants with Bethel University Head Football Coach Steve Johnson

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…

Gunnar Bloom Leads Offensive Showcase as Bethel University Wins 62-27

The last two seasons, fluky situations have led to two very gut-wrenching losses for the Bethel University Royals vs. Augsburg University. Saturday afternoon it looked like it might be three in a row when the Auggies jumped out to a 20-14 lead, but the Royals took the lead heading into the half, before putting on…

With Arm, Legs Jake Marsh Leads Bethel to 32-17 Giving Steven Johnson 200th Win

The Bethel University Royals entered their contest with Gustavus Adolphus on Saturday looking for their third win in four weeks. It has been a tough start to the season, but one area that has been very impressive has been the offense, especially at the quarterback position. Saturday afternoon freshman Jake Marsh continued his maturation, throwing…

Zach Schwalbach Helping Create New Chapter of Success at Hamline University

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) has long been dominated by four schools: St. Thomas, St. John’s, Bethel, and Concordia. It has been a stranglehold that has seen some other teams make waves for stretches of time but, inevitably, the four powerhouses soon resume their place as the standard bearers of the conference. However, an…

Gunnar Bloom Leads Offensive Barrage as Bethel Royals Down Carleton, 56-8

It has been a tough start to the Bethel University Royals football season, as they reached the halfway point 1-4, however, the offense has been a big bright spot for the team early on. That was on display Saturday, as the potent group put up 533-yards, including 241 on the ground. Sophomore Gunnar Bloom led…

Bethel Royals Jackson Canfield Shows How to Defeat Adversity

Half way through the 2016 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) season, the Bethel Royals football team is having a bitter-sweet year. They are just 1-4 through the first five games, but have quickly proven to possess one of the most dynamic offenses in all of Division-III football. With three different quarterbacks who can all make…

Brandt Davis Field Goal Gives Carleton Dramatic 34-31 Win

The Carleton Knights were having a tough go of it so far this season. They entered their contest against the Hamline Pipers 0-3, and flooding wiped out the use of their own field, sending them across town to play at Northfield High School. They then spent the afternoon chasing the Pipers in a game that…

Drew Neuville Truly Embodies Christian, Bethel University Spirit

In Galatians 5:13, Paul exhorted the Believers in the region telling them, 13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. This is truly one of the more thought-provoking verses in the Bible, because it is…

Justice Spriggs Leads Fourth Quarter Comeback; Hamline Wins 42-40

Leading 31-21 heading into the fourth quarter, the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties had to be feeling pretty good about their chances of pulling out their fourth win of the season. However, Hamline quarterback Justice Spriggs was having none of it, throwing three fourth-quarter touchdowns to lead the Hamline Pipers to the 42-40 victory. The Gusties would…