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Micah Friez

Sports Editor

Micah Friez is the sports editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. A native of East Grand Forks, Minn., he joined the Pioneer in 2015 and is a 2018 graduate of Bemidji State University with a degree in Creative and Professional Writing. Follow him on Twitter at @micahfriez for Lumberjack and Beaver updates.

Contact Micah at mfriez@bemidjipioneer.com or 218-333-9789 for questions, comments or story tips.

Bryce Duffy’s tale is not a sob story. As he tackles physical therapy and works back to normalcy after a harrowing spinal cord injury, he’s inspired the Beavers to unprecedented success on the field as they support him at every step along the way.
Logan Beaulieu wouldn’t miss a Bemidji State football game for the world. Even from halfway around it.
Some people’s bucket lists include seeing all 50 states. Some want to run a marathon. Bemidji's Dana Fenske is trying to do both at the same time.
The Panthers were oh-so close to upsetting MIB, a perennial Section 7A bully, in their first state appearance since 2005. Instead, 45 total seconds of playing with the lead was enough for Mountain Iron-Buhl to pull off a win.
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A long run, a full revolution and a perfect release. The flip throw is no easy feat, but Lauren Berg and Sophie Morin have turned it into an art.
Once an underdog darling, the former Bemidji State Beaver has proven to be a valuable asset to Bill Belichick.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Former Bemidji State University softball head coach Rick Supinski exhibited inappropriate behavior, including an unwanted pursuit of a romantic relationship with one of his players.
BEMIDJI -- Not many wins come as clutch as the one the Bemidji High School boys basketball team pulled off on Saturday. Down eight with under three minutes to play, the Lumberjacks swung momentum their way and came all the way back to force overt...
BEMIDJI -- Not many wins come as clutch as the one the Bemidji High School boys basketball team pulled off on Saturday. Down eight with under three minutes to play, the Lumberjacks swung momentum their way and came all the way back to force overt...
CASS COUNTY, Minn.--Down winding roads and through thickets of trees, the Centennial State Forest rests peacefully in Cass County as the newest state forest in Minnesota.