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Micah Friez

Sports Editor

Micah Friez is the former sports editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. A native of East Grand Forks, Minn., he worked at the Pioneer from 2015-23 and is a 2018 graduate of Bemidji State University with a degree in Creative and Professional Writing.

Contact the Pioneer sports department at sports@bemidjipioneer.com.

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.
Jim Carrington, who worked at the the Bemidji Pioneer from 1959-2011, was an icon in the Bemidji sports scene
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 Bemidji High School girls hockey team spread the wealth on Friday night.
The Bemidji High School girls hockey team gave Detroit Lakes a fight, but the Jacks ultimately fell 4-3 at the Bemidji Community Arena on Thursday night.
It was unconventional, messy and dire, but the No. 25 Bemidji State football team knows only one thing matters. It was a win. The Beavers (5-1, 2-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North) rallied behind backup quarterback Nick Mehlum and b...
If there was any question as to who the better team was Saturday night in Mankato, the Bemidji State football team quickly proved that it wasn't the No. 6 program in the country.