The St. Olaf Oles entered Saturday afternoon’s game as one of three teams in the MIAC who were still undefeated. That is not the case any longer. The Bethel Royals used the combination that has been the hallmark of their success this season – a powerful running game and dominating defense – in a 35-7 […]
It has been a tough start to the opening of the 2018 season for the Lakeland University Muskies, and that continued on Saturday, as the team fell to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Pioneers, 49-12. The Pioneers scored 35 unanswered points to take command of this game as quarterback Colin Schuetz produced over 240 yards of […]
A week after suffering a very tough loss to St. Thomas, the Hamline University Pipers headed to Moorhead, MN to take on the Concordia College Cobbers. This was a nightmare of a game, as the Pipers offense was smothered by the Concordia defense all game long, producing just 37 total yards of offense, suffering four […]
After allowing a total of 56 points in their first two contests, the Bethel Royals defense opened up conference play with a decisive showing, holding the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties to just 139 total yards in a 31-0 crushing of the Gusties. Bethel got 1.5 sacks from Cameron Monson and the team broke up seven passes, […]
The home opener for any college football team is supposed to be a celebratory Saturday, but the Trine University Thunder made it anything but that, battering the Lakeland University defense for 486 yards rushing in a 56-6 drubbing of the Muskies. Star running back Lamar Carswell led the way with 223 yards on just 19 […]
For many, when they think of the Flying Dutchman they think of the legendary ghost ship that sailed the seas during the 17th century. That may have made for a nice legend, but there are a group of Flying Dutchmen that are for sure real, and they perform by rolling over opponents using their battering […]
It was the home opener for the Bethel Royals football team on Saturday afternoon as they welcomed the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to town. The Royals would jump out to a 20-0 lead in the first quarter on their way to a 32-27 victory. Sophomore tailback Sam Gibas had another big afternoon, rushing for 159 […]
The Bethel Royals football team takes on the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons on Saturday, and Robert Pannier features Head Football Coach Matt Walker in his eighth season as the head of the program. A coach who brought a clear vision for the success to the Falcons, both on and off the field.
On the most recent episode of Quick Slants, Bethel Head Football Coach Steve Johnson was asked by a fan if he expected to run a lot more this season. He assured that would be the case and he made sure he delivered on that promise on Saturday as the Royals rushed for 235 in the […]
The Lakeland Muskies looked like they were in the driver’s seat on Saturday afternoon, taking a 20-10 lead over Carroll University with a little over 13 minutes left in the first half. However, the Pioneers defense stiffened, holding Lakeland to just six more points over the remaining portion of the contest while forcing three turnovers […]
Usually, offenses need a few weeks to get on track, but that did not prove to be the case for either Lake Forest College or Wisconsin Lutheran College on Saturday, as the two teams combined for over 800 yards of offense as the Foresters downed the Warriors, 38-30. Quarterback Jagan Cleary threw for 296 yards […]
Thursday night, the Hamline University Fighting Pipers traveled to Storm Lake, Iowa to open up the 2018 season. The Pipers were hoping that the Buena Vista Beavers would be the first casualty on their way to a six-plus win season, but quarterback Cole Miller had other ideas, throwing for 382 yards and five touchdowns to […]
Hello everyone and welcome back to Season 2 of 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 […]
Welcome to Muskies Matters with Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton. Muskies Matters is a weekly program where fans can ask their questions and the Coach will provide his insights related to football, sports in general, or just about life. If you wish to have your question included during the show, email it to […]
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 […]
On Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM, the No. 3 ranked University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Titans welcome the Lakeland Muskies in the first round of the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. UW-Oshkosh enters the playoffs at 9-0 and winners of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC). The Muskies are 8-2 and winners of seven in a […]
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 […]
There are those who worry about what the Lakeland University offense will look like next season after super talent Michael Whitley graduates. The Muskies quarterback has been unreal, setting new conference records each week, making many wonder if next season they will be reminiscing about the good ole days. That question was answered on Saturday […]
In his third season as the head football coach at Rockford University, Jim Schroeder is helping to build the Regents program so that it is destined for success but, even more importantly, he is helping to develop young men dedicated to the principle of FAMILY. Introducing Jim Schroeder Family. That means so many things to […]
Before coming to Concordia-Chicago, Head Football Coach Randy Awrey had already established an impressive resume, not only in the way that he had turned programs around, but also in the life lessons that he had taught his players. He is now focused on this kind of transformation with the Cougars, as the Coach continues building a program on the principles that lead to success.
The contest between the Aurora Spartans and the Lakeland Muskies was supposed to be an exciting affair, as the top two teams in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference entered the game undefeated in conference play. It looked like Aurora University was going to put themselves in prime position to earn the victory and take the […]
With his senior season quickly coming to a close, Lakeland University safety Donte Rowell is having another stellar season which will likely help lead the Muskies to their third straight NACC title. He has proven to not only be a stellar athlete, but the kind of player who remains cool when the game gets its hottest.
In his fourth season as the head football coach at Aurora University, Rick Ponx has built a character in this team which has the Spartans on a pathway that has made them one of the best programs in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference. Introducing Rick Ponx Will Rogers once said, “Live in such a way […]
It isn’t often that the Lakeland University Muskies put up 48 points and star quarterback Michael Whitley is not the focus of that onslaught, but that proved to be the case on Saturday afternoon, as Dezmon Eddie rushed for 235 yards and 2 touchdowns in the Muskies 48-0 victory over Wisconsin Lutheran. The Lakeland defense […]
Since he was first hired to start the Wisconsin Lutheran College football program in 1998, Head Coach Dennis Miller has turned the Warriors into one of the more successful program in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference but, more importantly, he has built a program that is dedicated to giving the young men in the program a bright future that is destined for greatness.
Cloaked in the shadows of one of the best offenses in all of Division-III football, the Lakeland University defense isn’t often mentioned in most stories about the team. Because of how prolific Michael Whitley and his high-powered offense have been, this defense has lived in relative anonymity for much of the season. However, Saturday afternoon, […]
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 […]
The season to forget continued for Crown College on Saturday, as they headed to Fulton, Missouri to take on the Westminster College Blue Jays. Crown had entered the contest 0-6, and were looking to get that first win under their belts. However, Blue Jays quarterback Trent White had other ideas, rushing for 137 and 3 […]
In his second year as the head coach of the Benedictine University Eagles, Josiah Sears has kept alive the winning tradition of the football program, but he is doing so while focusing his attention on educating young men to be even more exceptional off the field than they are on.
Saturday afternoon’s contest against Adrian College proved to be rather ironic. On Thursday, Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton commented on Muskies Matters that he didn’t care if his team won 70-60, as long as they won. Saturday afternoon’s affair wasn’t that high scoring, but it did produce 87 points as quarterback Michael Whitley […]