Category: Robert Pannier

Travis Brown Blasts Two Goals as Thunder End Skid, 5-2

The Wichita Thunder entered Tuesday night’s contest in the throes of a five game losing streak (0-4-1), hoping that they would change their fortunes at home. The Kansas City Mavericks had started the rut with a shootout loss back on November 17, but there would be no overtime in this contest. The Thunder dominated this…

Jaran Roste, Kyle Kilgore Lead Royals to 27-24 Victory

A week after recording two sacks and a forced fumble in the first round of the NCAA Division-III playoffs, DE Kyle Kilgore made his presence known against the Cardinals, recording three sacks and a forced fumble to help stymy the North Central College offense for much of this game as the Bethel Royals advanced to…

Tyler Soy, Ryan Tesink Lead Oilers to 5-2 Victory

The Wichita Thunder returned home on Wednesday, looking to rebound after falling to the Tulsa Oilers on Tuesday, 4-2. It was two early goals that doomed the Thunder on Tuesday and that proved to be the case here as well, as the Thunder fell behind by two, battled back to tie the score before falling…

Shootout Goal by David Dziurzynski Gives Mavericks Comeback Victory, 4-3

A night after being shutout, the Kansas City Mavericks looked like they might fall for a second straight night, trailing the Wichita Thunder 3-1 entering the third period. However, the Mavericks would rally with two goals in the final fame and win it in a shootout thanks to David Dziurzynski, who had a goal and…

Muskies Matters with Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton – Season 2

Welcome to Season 2 of 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 ColinBruton@MinorLeagueSportsReport.com. All questions are subject to the Coach’s final approval. Enjoy!

Warriors Word with Wisconsin Lutheran College Head Football Coach Dennis Miller

Welcome to the Warriors Word with Wisconsin Lutheran College Head Football Coach Dennis Miller. The Warriors Word gives fans the opportunity to ask the Coach questions about the Warriors, football or sports in general, or just ask his advice or thoughts on things going on in life. The show will be recorded each Tuesday afternoon and will be posted on Wednesdays each week.

Greg Chase Delivers Shootout Win for Wichita Thunder, Ending Skid

The Wichita Thunder entered Sunday’s contest in the throes of a five game winless streak (0-2-3), hoping that the Allen American would be the remedy to their early season slump. The Thunder had already beaten Allen twice this season and four times the Thunder battled back from a goal down to tie the score. That…

Pair of Goals by Ully, Berry Sends Grizzlies to Sweep of Thunder

The Utah Grizzlies closed out their three game series against the Wichita Thunder on Friday, sweeping the three contests with a 6-3 victory. Cole Ully and Matt Berry each had two goals in the game, as Utah held off a late charge by Wichita to give the Thunder their fifth straight loss (0-2-3). The Utah…

Jake Marchment Nets Two to Give Utah Grizzlies Come

The Wichita Thunder had earned points in each of the previous three games, yet they had been bittersweet as the team lost each of those contests in overtime, including a 4-3 loss to the Utah Grizzlies last Sunday. They looked to snap that run with a late morning affair against Utah on Tuesday, who entered…

2018 American Association Season in Review – Texas AirHogs

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier begins a weekly series looking back at the 2018 American Association season. This week, Rob starts with the Texas AirHogs, discussing the team’s highlights as well as what to expect for the upcoming season. Also included in the article is a look at the team’s MVP and top pitcher as well as statistical leaders.

Dyson Stevenson Nets Two to Lead Thunder to 4-1 Victory over Americans

After splitting the first two regular season games between the Allen Americans and the Wichita Wingnuts in Kansas, the two bitter rivals traveled to Texas on Saturday for the Americans’ home opener. Thanks to two goals by Dyson Stevenson and a pair of goals by the Thunder in the first and second periods, Wichita handily…

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…