Category: Sports Writers

Stephon Williams Outduels Shane Starrett to Lead Americans to 3-2 Win

The Allen Americans have been a nemesis to the Wichita Thunder for years, and that continued on Saturday night when they used early goals in the first and second periods to back the stellar goaltending of Stephon Williams on their way to a 3-2 victory. The Thunder scored two power-play goals, but that was not…

UW-Oshkosh vs. Lakeland: Division-III Football Playoffs, Round 1

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…

Muskies Matters with Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton

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…

Tyler Parsons Silences the Thunder in 2-1 Mavericks Victory

The Kansas City Mavericks had been winless in their first three contests of the season against Wichita this season, but that streak came to an abrupt end on Wednesday night. Tyler Parsons only allowed one goal, saving 38 shots to lead the Mavericks to the 2-1 victory over the Wichita Thunder. Darren Nowick gave his…

Mark MacMillan with Three Points, Helps Thunder Earn 10th Win

The Wichita Thunder continued the hottest start in franchise history, moving to 10-1-0 in the 4-2 victory over the Kansas City Mavericks. Mark MacMillan helped lead the way to victory, scoring a goal and adding 2 assists, and Travis Brown added 2 assists of his own. Joel Rumpel saved 26 shots for his fourth win…

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…

Johnathan Hagerty Leads Lakeland Muskies to 57-31 Victory

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…

Commitment to FAMILY Drives Jim Schroeder, Regents toward Success

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…

Power-Play Helps Thunder Tame the Mavericks, 6-2

It took a little while to get it going, but the power-play for the Wichita Thunder is really starting to click. After failing to score with the man advantage through the first four games of the season, the Thunder scored four times on the power-play Friday night on their way to a 6-2 victory over…

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…

Taylor Made with Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor – Season 2

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…

Randy Awrey Drawing the Best from Players, Self at Concordia-Chicago

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.

This Week in the Association with Kevin Luckow & Rob Pannier

This Week in the Association is a program that gives fans insights from around the American Association, Independent Baseball’s premier league. Hosted by Kevin Luckow and Robert Pannier, the show not only examines the happenings with the St. Paul Saints, but also looks at events going on throughout the league. Hosted by Kevin Luckow and Robert Pannier,…

Drop the Gloves with Wichita Thunder Head Coach Malcolm Cameron – Season 2

Drop the Gloves is a weekly program where fans send in their questions about the Wichita Thunder, hockey or sports in general, or they can simply send in their questions about things going on in their life and receive straight answers from Wichita Thunder Head Coach Malcolm Cameron. The Coach is a straight shooter, and…

Mound Talk with Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery

Welcome to Mound Talk with Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery. Mound Talk is a weekly program that gives fans the opportunity to ask Steve questions or to send their comments into him to hear his response. Hosted by Rob Pannier of the Minor League Sports Report, Mound Talk will be recorded each Thursday and posted later…

Shane Starrett Sparkles in Wichita Thunder 4-1 Victory

The Wichita Thunder finished their mini-road trip on Saturday night, traveling two and a half hours north to take on the Kansas City Mavericks. Thanks to the outstanding play of goaltender Shane Starrett, who saved 33 shots through the first two periods, the Thunder were able to overcome the early onslaught, and used four unanswered…

Dezmon Eddie, Michael Whitley Give Lakeland Last Second Victory, 47-38

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…

Grace Under Fire Helps Donte Rowell Stars for Lakeland Defense

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.