Category: Robert Pannier

Early Onslaught Sends Wichita Thunder to 5-2 Victory

For the first ten minutes of Sunday afternoon’s game, the Wichita Thunder absolutely dominated their contest against the Rapid City Rush, using an early five goal onslaught to take a commanding lead. However, the Rush showed a lot of heart, dominating much of the last 50 minutes of the game, but goaltender Shane Starrett played…

Zach O’Brien Nets Two to Lead Wichita Thunder to 3-1 Victory

After winning their first two games of the season over the Indy Fuel, the Wichita Thunder continued their four-game homestand Saturday night against the Rapid City Rush. This was a game dominated by the Thunder, as they outshot Rapid City 34-25 on their way to a 3-1 victory. Zach O’Brien scored two goals for Wichita…

Dezmon Eddie Powers Lakeland Muskies to Decisive Victory over Warriors, 48-0

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…

Dennis Miller Providing Bright Future for Wisconsin Lutheran Program, Players

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.

Mark MacMillan Gives Wichita Thunder Victory in OT, 4-3

For only five minutes of Saturday night’s contest, the Wichita Thunder led in the game, finding themselves playing catchup for most of the evening after being outshot through the first 30 minutes of the game, 22-5. However, the Thunder would play to a three all tie, sending the game into overtime, where Mark MacMillan won…

Joel Koenecke King for a Day as Royals Down Gusties, 24-3

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…

Trent White Soars in Westminster Blue Jays 56-15 Over Storm

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…

Joel Rumpel Stellar in Debut, Leads Wichita Thunder to 4-3 Win

The puck dropped on the 2017-18 ECHL season Friday night, as the Wichita Thunder looked to erase a disappointing campaign from last season and get this year off on the right foot. Thanks to a stellar performance by Joel Rumpel who made 35 saves, the Thunder pulled off the 4-2 victory over the Indy Fuel.…

Fan Interference with Wichita Wingnuts Manager Pete Rose, Jr. – Season 2

Welcome to season 2 of Fan Interference with Wichita Wingnuts Manager Pete Rose, Jr. Fan Interference is a weekly program that gives fans the opportunity to ask Pete questions or to send their comments into him to hear his response. Hosted by Rob Pannier of the Minor League Sports Report, Fan Interference will be recorded each…

Michael Whitley Throws for Seven Touchdowns in Muskies 47-40 Win

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…

Jim Deere Making Winning Tradition at Adrian College

In his eighth season as the head football coach of the Adrian College Bulldogs, Jim Deere has established a tradition of winning at the school that extends beyond the football field, preparing his players to thrive and succeed in life as well. Introducing Jim Deere Lemony Snicket once said, “Just because something is traditional is…

Robbie Schomaker Emphasizing Core Values as Key to Success in Football, Life

In his fifth season as the head football coach of the Greenville University Panthers, Robbie Schomaker has instilled a set of core values that are not only helping his players to become better on the field, but are aiding them toward greater success in life. Introducing Robbie Schomaker Roy Disney once said that “It’s not…

Justice Spriggs Leads Hamline Pipers by Air, Land in 30-19 Victory

After a couple of tough loses on the road, the Hamline University Pipers returned home to take on the Carleton College Knights on Saturday. The Pipers have traditionally been a lot tougher to play at night, and that proved to be the case in this contest as well, as they pulled off the 30-19 victory.…

Justin Masloski Leads Cougars to First Win of Season, 17-7

It has been a tough start to the 2017 season for the University of Minnesota-Morris (UMM) Cougars, as the team began the year 0-4. However, that streak came to a crashing halt Saturday night, as quarterback Justin Masloski threw for 145-yards and ran for 144 more in the 17-7 victory over the Crown College Storm.…

Donte Rowell, Muskies Defense Powers Lakeland to 60-14 Victory

When you see a team put up sixty points, a lot of focus is going to be on the offense, and deservedly so, but it was the defense for Lakeland University that really stole the show on Saturday afternoon. Thanks to two interceptions and a fumble recovery by senior Donte Rowell, the Muskies allowed just…

Marty Hoffman, Matthew Johnson Proving Two-Heads Are Better than One

Marty Hoffman and Matthew Johnson were faced with the unusual situation of having to be the Co-Head Coaches of the University of Minnesota-Morris (UMM) Cougars this season but, instead of it creating turmoil, the best friends are proving that two head coaches may actually be better than one. Introducing Marty Hoffman, Matthew Johnson Football is…

Falcons Head Coach Greg Etter Proving PRIDE Cometh Before Success

In his 10th season as head coach of the Concordia University-Wisconsin football team, Greg Etter has instilled a sense of PRIDE in his team that has made the Falcons one of the most successful teams in the NACC over the last decade. Introducing Greg Etter There is a verse in the Bible that says that…