Tickets for the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl in Excelsior Springs, Mo., are available for $10 by contacting Adrian Dunn in the Beaver Pride office. All ticket revenue will go directly to support Beaver Football.
Led by defensive lineman Alex Burgess, BSU saw a program-record 17 players named to the 2016 All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference team. Burgess had a team-high 7.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss.
Quarterback Jordan Hein is in contention for the Harlon Hill Trophy, awarded to Division II’s national player of the year, after setting BSU’s single-season record for passing yards and becoming its career leader in passing yards and touchdowns.
Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., finished 7-4 and tied for fourth in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association. BSU will be tested by the Ichabods’ high-octane passing and a defense adept at forcing turnovers.
For just the second time in its history, Bemidji State Football is heading to post-season play. Interim head coach Brent Bolte has guided BSU to the Mineral Water Bowl, where it will tackle the Washburn Ichabods on Dec. 3.
As part of a continuing effort to surround students at BSU’s American Indian Resource Center with art and images reflecting culture and success, local artist Leah Yellowbird has added a pointillist mural to the center’s entryway.
Since being named executive director of the American Indian Resource Center in June 2015, Bill Blackwell, Jr., has worked to make it a welcoming and supportive home for BSU students and an invaluable resource for the community.
Dr. Anton Treuer, professor of Ojibwe, has won the Denver Public Library’s Caroline Bancroft History Prize for “Warrior Nation,” his four-century history of the Red Lake Ojibwe.
While still in the early months of her presidency, Dr. Faith C. Hensrud has already begun to build stronger connections between BSU and the region’s native nations, including a recent visit to Leech Lake Tribal College.
BSU’s Council of Indian Students, led by President Naomi, invite the Bemidji community to the 44th Annual CIS Pow-Wow on Nov. 19 at John S. Glas Fieldhouse.