Category: Bethel University

MIAC Conference Title on the Line as St. John’s Johnnies Welcome Bethel Royals

This Saturday the Bethel Royals will travel to Collegeville, MN to take on the St. John’s Johnnies in a game that will decide the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) title. The Royals enter 7-1, with a 6-0 conference record. The Johnnies are also 7-1 on the season with a 5-1 MIAC record. The winner of…

Second Half Surge Leads Bethel Royals to 30-23 Win over Gustavus Adolphus

When the Bethel Royals and their No. 1 ranked defense in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) took to the field Saturday against the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties and their No. 1 ranked offense, there was no doubt that this was going to be a grueling contest. This had the makings of a classic showdown of…

Fantastic Four Lead Bethel Royals Secondary into Aerial War

Saturday the Bethel Royals will roll into St. Peter to face the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties. This will be a game that will match the top rated passing attack in Division-III football against the No. 1 defense in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). The game is going to be a test of how good that…

Gustavus Adolphus Gusties and Bethel Royals Face-Off for Conference Lead

On Saturday the Bethel Royals will travel south to St. Peter, MN to face the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties with a great many title and playoff implications on the line. Both teams enter the game 6-1, with Bethel leading the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) at a perfect 5-0, while the Gusties boast a 4-1 MIAC…

Bethel Royals Erik Peterson Providing Encore to MVP Season

Often times you will hear when a person has done something incredibly well, others will ask, “What will you do for an encore?” That is a question that Bethel Royals quarterback Erik Peterson must have heard a lot following his amazing 2013 MVP Campaign. The Royals QB was first in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference…

No. 11 Bethel Royals Beat No. 19 St. Thomas on 5 TDs by Three Kings

There is nothing like a little math to start out an article about football. For some they would say that the only number that matters in football is the one on the scoreboard, but the unbelievable contest between the Bethel Royals and St. Thomas Tommies could not possibly be described with a simple listing of…

St. Thomas Tommies Look to Snap Bethel Royals Win Streak

The Saturday Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Featured Game of the Week at the Minor League Sports Report will pit No. 11 Bethel University against No. 19 St. Thomas University in a battle of conference opponents that will have a huge impact on the MIAC title. The Royals enter the game 5-1, with a 4-0…

Bethel Royals ‘Three Kings’ Prove to Be Royalty On and Off the Field

Through the first six weeks of the season, three men have played an instrumental role in the success of the Bethel Royals football program. They would never admit to such a thing, however. Instead the three feel they are just doing their jobs. Nothing special; just doing what is expected. That is one of the…

Bethel Royals Fearsome Duo Spur Defense, Brotherhood

When the St. Thomas University football team takes to the field on Saturday, they will be facing the toughest defense in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). The Bethel Royals are No.1 in terms of points allowed (15) and average yards allowed per game (284.7), and have an athletic, veteran defense that tackles well, thinks…

Coach Steve Johnson ‘Serving’ Life Lessons for Bethel Royals

This Saturday afternoon two of the most successful football teams in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) will take to the field in a contest that is sure to have massive implications, not only on the conference title race, but also on the Division-III football playoff picture as a whole. On that day the 5-1…

Erik Peterson Retakes Throne in 52-21 Bethel Royals Win

The King is back. No Elvis has not been spotted at a super market for the 10,000th time, nor has any other celebrity miraculously risen from the grave to re-grace the world with their presence. This King is Bethel Royals quarterback Erik Peterson, who ascended back to his proper place in the MIAC football realm…

Punishing Ground Attack Leads Bethel Royals to 38-14 Win

When a team has Three Kings running their backfield, it is easy to see how those running backs would be the keys to victory on most Saturdays. This week’s game against Hamline was no exception as the Royals running attack put up 331 yards on the ground on their way to a 38-14 victory, and…

Bethel Royals Not Ready to Be Dethroned, Beat Concordia 27-17

Two years ago, the Bethel Royals won a 14-13 thriller on a controversial play that gave them one last play after time expired. They scored a touchdown, converted the two-point conversion and won the game. This year the Royals had no desire to give the Concordia Cobbers any impression that it was going to take…

Battle of Conference Unbeatens Should Make Bethel-Concordia Game Special

While it is early in the season, there is no doubt that Saturday’s contest between the 2-1 Bethel Royals and the 4-0 Concordia Cobbers should be one of the most significant games of the year. This is also one of the reasons why conference play is so exciting. It is very likely that the loser…

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Bethel Royals Declare Defense Throughout the Land

During the time of the great monarchs of Europe, kings and queens would send out public proclamations to be read so that the people would know of new laws that the monarch had created. On Saturday a new “monarch” was making a proclamation, as the Bethel Royals were declaring that any offense that comes their…

Three Kings Lead Bethel Royals to 40-0 Thrashing of St. Olaf

Fans in Arden Hills, MN got to see the new Game of Thrones Saturday. The one on television is based on a novel that has been turned into an HBO series which follows characters through important events in European history. This Game of Thrones is on a football field where the stars are three running backs, a…

Logan Schrader Dissects Bethel Defense, Snaps Royals Win Streak

Last season the Bethel Royals rolled through the regular season, winning all 11 games on their way to the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Championship. That included a 31-24 victory over the Wartburg Knights in the second round of last year’s Division-III playoffs, which knocked the Knights from the post-season. Clearly Wartburg wanted a little…