The Bemidji Lumberjacks boys soccer team claimed the Section 8A title last night with a 4-0 win over Hillcrest Academy at Chet Anderson Stadium. The Jacks have a program best record of 18-2. The seedings for the State Tournament will be done this weekend. The first round of the State Tournament will be held next week.
It's a five game DS Beverages weekend on the Beaver Radio Network. The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team begins its first road Western Collegiate Hockey Association series of the season this weekend by traveling to face No. 4 University of Minnesota Duluth. The Beavers (4-2-0, 2-2-0 WCHA) will see the Bulldogs (3-2-1, 2-2-0 WCHA) for the first time since being eliminated from the first round of the WCHA Playoffs last season. Listen on Talk Radio 1360.
The Bemidji State University mens hockey team takes its 4-0-0 record on the road for the second consecutive weekend, Oct. 21-22, when it travels west to Grand Forks, N.D. to battle regional rival the University of North Dakota. The No. 18 Beavers and No. 1 Fighting Hawks open the nonconference series at Ralph Engelstad Arena at 7:37 p.m. Friday, with the series finale set for 7:07 p.m. Saturday. Listen on Mix 103.7.
The Bemidji State University football program was moved up one spot in the weekly D2Football.com Top 25 Media Poll, released today, after a 52-28 Homecoming win versus Minot State University. BSU’s (6-1, 3-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division) 52 points Saturday move the Beavers into first in the conference in scoring offense with 42.7 points per game. The beavers travel to Duluth Saturday. The beavers haven't won in Duluth since October 10, 1941. Listen on 92.1 The River.
Elsewhere on the BSU schedule this weekend, the soccer team hosts Southwest and Sioux Falls for Senior Weekend. The volleyball team travels to Southwest and Sioux Falls.
They don’t get much closer than this one. But the Minnesota Lynx’s hopes for back-to-back WNBA championships evaporated in a 77-76 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks at Target Center Thursday night. L.A.’s Nneka Ogwumike, who won the league’s Most Valuable Player award this year, hit what proved to be the winning shot with just four seconds remaining. The Lynx were aiming for their second straight WNBA title. The Sparks were the last to repeat as champions back in 2002 and hadn’t won another crown until Thursday.
--------------------------------------Fitzpatrick solid in relief in Jets' 24-16 win over Ravens
October 23, 2016, 3:24 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Ryan Fitzpatrick replaced an injured Geno Smith and led the New York Jets on three scoring drives, and a rejuvenated defense came up with two rare interceptions in a 24-16 comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.Lions top Redskins 20-17 on Stafford's TD pass to Boldin
October 23, 2016, 3:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead, 18-yard touchdown pass to Anquan Boldin with 16 seconds left to lift the Detroit Lions to a 20-17 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday.Alex Smith leads Chiefs past mistake-prone Saints, 27-21
October 23, 2016, 3:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes in another efficient outing, Daniel Sorensen returned an interception of Drew Brees for another touchdown and the Kansas City Chiefs held off the mistake-prone New Orleans Saints 27-21 on Sunday.Giants hope winning with turnovers, defense becomes a habit
October 23, 2016, 3:15 pm
LONDON (AP) For six frustrating weeks, the New York Giants defense wondered why they couldn't get their hands on the ball. They finally found it in London - and hope to bring that turnover mojo back home.Green's catch highlights Bengals' 31-17 win over Browns
October 23, 2016, 3:12 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) A.J. Green's one-handed catch in the middle of an end zone scrum highlighted Cincinnati's day full of big plays, and the Bengals pulled away to another lopsided victory over their intrastate rival, beating the winless Cleveland Browns 31-17 on Sunday.