Category: Bethel University

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…