Category: Bethel University

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…