Category: Sports Writers

Bethel Royals Defense Shucks Cobbers in 41-13 Thrashing

For the fourth time this season, the Bethel University defense held an opponent under 14 points, this time dominating the Concordia Cobbers in a 41-13 thrashing on Saturday. The Royals defense allowed just 30 yards passing and 136 yards of total offense to Concordia, allowing just eight first downs in the victory. The defense added…

Larry Rivers, First Quarter Onslaught Powers Muskies to 38-12 Victory

One thing that Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton has wanted to do this season is involve running back Larry Rivers more in the offense. It is easy to understand why after the sophomore run for two first quarter touchdowns, helping the Muskies to jump out to a 24-0 first quarter lead on their…

Stuart Skinner Stones Americans in Shootout to Give Thunder Victory, 6-5

It was a wild affair in Wichita on Friday night as an eight goal second period turned a 1-0 Thunder lead into a 5-4 lead heading into the third. The Americans would tie the score, sending the game to a shootout where Stuart Skinner would make three great saves to help give the Wichita Thunder…

Dante Salituro Silences the Thunder in Americans 4-0 Victory

The Allen Americans looked to earn their first victory of the season on Saturday night, and do so on the home ice of their archrivals, the Wichita Wingnuts. Thanks to a goal and two assists by Dante Salituro and 34 saves by C.J. Motte, the Americans earned the victory, blanking the Thunder, 4-0. That moved…

Jaran Roste, Defense Spur Royals to 35-7 Crushing of Oles

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…

Second Team American Association All-Stars Named

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name the second team all-stars for the American Association from the 20o18 season. The third team will be named on Wednesday.

Jose Sermo Named American Association Player of the Year

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Sioux City Explorers infielder Jose Sermo as the American Association Player of the Year, defeating teammate Nate Samson and former Texas AirHogs outfielder Dillon Thomas.

Tommy Collier Named American Association Pitcher of the Year

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Kansas City T-Bones starter Tommy Collier American Association Pitcher of the Year, edging out the Wichita Wingnuts Travis Banwart and the St. Paul Saints Eddie Medina for the award.

Colin Schuetz Leads Pioneers to 49-12 Thrashing of Muskies

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…

Joe Calfapietra Named American Association Manager of the Year

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name their Manager of the Year in the American Association, as Kansas City T-Bones skipper Joe Calfapietra narrowly defeats the Sioux City Explorers Steve Montgomery and the St. Paul Saints George Tsamis to earn the honors.

Concordia Cobbers Defense Clobbers Pipers, 55-0

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…

Bethel Royals Defense Smothers Gusties in 31-0 Victory

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,…

Kansas City T-Bones American Association Champions; Alay Lago Series MVP

The Kansas City T-Bones found themselves trailing for the second straight night but, as they had done the night before, the team rode a huge home run to retake the lead. Alay Lago delivered the big hit, a two run blast in the sixth, helping the T-Bones to the 5-3 victory over the St. Paul…