Micah Friez

Bemidji State internship set up Coley Rezabek for ‘dream job’ with Minnesota United

By Micah Friez / June 1, 2023

Coley Rezabek is in her second season kicking it as a videographer for Minnesota United, where she produces digital content for the club. Her expertise comes from similar experiences at Bemidji State.

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Mur Gilman, Donna Palivec tap into rewarding maple syrup avocation

By Micah Friez / April 26, 2023

Mur Gilman and Donna Palivec have a sweet gig: maple syruping. The two professors emeritae at Bemidji State University have discovered a rewarding passion in their springtime operation.

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Supporters raise event-record $200,000 for Bemidji State Athletics at Green & White

By Micah Friez / April 19, 2023

Support rolled in from near and far on April 15 at the Green & White Dinner and Auction – to the record-setting tune of more than $200,000 raised for BSU Athletics.

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Aaron Trunt pioneers path to MLB through biomechanics

By Micah Friez / April 13, 2023

Aaron Trunt isn’t the first Bemidji State University graduate to reach the professional baseball ranks. But he may very well be the first to do it like this.

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Past and present female athletes share effects of Title IX at speaker panel

By Micah Friez / February 2, 2023

In one form or another, Abbie Disbrow, Emma Terres-Sobieck and Kristen McRae have all faced unfair uphill battles. But Title IX has helped level the playing fields that they’ve long excelled on.

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Hoops set the stage for athletics boom at Bemidji State

By Micah Friez / December 15, 2021

F.P. Wirth may have taught history for a living, but he also created it on the hardwood.

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Bemidji State hoopers have authored a rich history in 100 years of play

By Micah Friez / December 15, 2021

One hundred years ago today, Bemidji State Teachers College explored a new venture for the very first time: fielding a basketball team.

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Bemidji State soccer’s rise into a national power

By Micah Friez / November 15, 2021

The days of ragtag rosters are long gone now. In Jim Stone’s two-decade tenure, the Beavers have risen from a bottom-level program to national power.

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‘The Chet’ pays homage to an iconic coach

By Micah Friez / August 13, 2021

When local sports fans hear that a game is at “The Chet,” chances are they know exactly where to go. But often lost in the convenience of the nickname is a knowledge of the stadium’s namesake.

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When Bemidji State almost played the Globetrotters

By Micah Friez / December 11, 2020

An 85-year-old telegram, names like “Jack Frost” and “Soup Graves,” and a basketball team from Harlem combine for one crazy tale.

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