Category: Bethel University

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…

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…

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…

Bridgeport Tusler Leads Bethel University Ground Attack; Royals Win 44-7

On Quick Slants this week, Head Coach Steve Johnson made it clear that his team was going to run the football a lot this weekend, and that is exactly what they did on Saturday. Led by 162-yards by Bridgeport Tusler, the Bethel University Royals rushed for 379-yards on 65-carries to down St. Olaf 44-7. That…

Michael Herzog Leads Concordia Cobbers to 21-13 Victory Over Bethel

The early season struggles for the Bethel Royals continued on Saturday, as the Concordia Cobbers rolled into Arden Hills and walked away with a hard fought 21-13 victory. That win was led by Michael Herzog, who threw for 72-yards and ran for 92 more, and by the Cobbers defense that held the prolific Bethel offense…

Jamel Davis Leads Second Half Comeback; Carthage Win in TO, 40-34

Entering the second half of Saturday afternoon’s contest, the Carthage Redmen looked like they were back on their heals. The team trailed the Bethel Royals 28-12, and the way that the Bethel offense was clicking this looked like the Royals would put up a whole lot more points. However, a dominating second half performance by…

Fourth Quarter Rally Leads Dubuque to Stunning 70-53 Win Over Bethel

A look at the score would make you think that Bethel sent their basketball team to Iowa this weekend, but an unbelievable offensive showing by both teams resulted in 1468-yards of total offense in the 70-53 Dubuque victory. It was 27-points scored by the Spartans in the fourth quarter that led the comeback and gave…

Jesse Moeckly Has Right Pieces to Star for Bethel University Royals

Seven games into his senior season at Bethel University, Jesse Moeckly has reached a level of success that he himself has expected since the day he stepped onto the campus. The graduate of Century High School in Rochester, MN has become a force at the outside linebacker position, leading the team in tackles and sacks,…

Gould by Air, Roberts by Land Lead Tommies to 45-14 Victory

For about 90 seconds on Saturday it looked the Bethel University Royals were going to pull out another victory over St. Thomas, but John Gould and Jordan Roberts were having none of that. The Tommies quarterback and running back led a potent offense that put up 445-yards of offense, while the St. Thomas defense smothered…

Trey Anderson Quickly Settles into Bethel University Culture, Football

One of the special things about Bethel University is that many of those who are students there now had parents or other close family members that attended the school. They hear how special the university is and become enthralled by the incredible culture of the university, captivated at how its staff and students have a…

Quick Start, Smothering Defense Lead Bethel Royals to 41-7 Victory

Looking to rebound after last week’s tough loss at Concordia, the Bethel Royals scored 34-points in the first half and went on to win 41-7 over the Hamline Pipers. The victory was spurred by an outstanding effort by the Bethel defense, who allowed 280 total yards of offense, while sacking the Hamline quarterback twice and…

Greg Peterson Models Love, Creates Success for Bethel Royals

For nearly thirty years Bethel Royals Offensive Coordinator Greg Peterson has found himself on the football field at Bethel University. That journey first began as a player, then as the defensive backs coach, next to the position of wide receivers coach, until he finally became the Offensive Coordinator in 2003. In that time Coach Peterson…

Ground Game, Anderson Carry Bethel Royals to Victory, 58-21

The more things change the more they stay the same. At least that is how it looks for the Bethel Royals. The team continues to follow a familiar pattern to victory – solid defense, quality quarterback play, and a bone crushing ground game. That combination gave the Royals a 58-21 win over Carleton College in…