Entries tagged with ‘Gustavus football’

Football loses at Bethel 31-0

The Gustavus football team suffered a 31-0 loss at Bethel on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties fall to 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the league.

Football Heads to Bethel Saturday

The Gustavus football team travels to Bethel University 1 p.m. Saturday for its second MIAC matchup of the season. The Gusties enter the game 1-2 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC after losing to Saint John's 45-13 last Saturday, while the Royals are fresh off their bye week with a 2-0 overall record. 

Football Loses to No. 9 Saint John’s 45-13

In the first home night game since 1988, the Gustavus football team dropped a 45-13 decision to No. 9 Saint John’s on Saturday night at Saint Peter High School’s Floyd B. Johnson Memorial Field. The Gusties drop to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies move to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the league.

Football Game vs. Saint John’s Changes Time and Location

The time and location of the Gustavus vs. Saint John’s football game Saturday have changed. The Gusties will play host to the Johnnies at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Saint Peter High School football field, which is located directly north of the Gustavus campus.  

Football to Host Saint John’s Saturday in MIAC Opener

The Gustavus football team welcomes Saint John's to Hollingsworth Field at 1 p.m. Saturday to open the MIAC schedule. The Gusties are 1-1 overall after a 24-23 overtime loss to UW-Stout last week, while the No. 9-ranked Johnnies are 1-0 and last played Sept. 1 in a 27-0 win against UW-Stout. 

Football Falters Late, Drops Home Opener to UW-Stout in Overtime 24-23

Despite holding a 17-0 lead though 43 minutes of play Saturday, the Gustavus football team suffered a deflating 24-23 overtime loss to UW-Stout in the home opener. The Blue Devils scored the game-tying touchdown with eight seconds remaining in regulation, scored a touchdown on their first overtime possession, and blocked the would-be game-tying extra point to complete the improbable comeback.

Football Hosts UW-Stout in Home Opener Saturday

The Gustavus football team welcomes UW-Stout to Hollingsworth Field at 1 p.m. Saturday for its home opener. The Gusties are 1-0 after a 32-20 comeback victory at Martin Luther last week, while the Blue Devils are 0-1 after a 27-0 loss at Saint John's.

Panning Makes Noise on the Gridiron and Diamond Over Labor Day Weekend

In the academic realm, Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer and the start of school. This year, Labor Day weekend marked another type of transition, or overlap in this case, for one Gustavus student-athlete in particular. Gustavus football and baseball player Brice Panning (Jr., Hamburg, Minn.) had an eventful weekend, leading the Gustie football team in receiving Saturday afternoon and then playing in the Minnesota state amateur baseball tournament that night and Sunday.

Football Bounces Back After Slow Start, Defeats Martin Luther 32-20 in Season Opener

It took some time for the Gustavus football team to find its footing Saturday in the season opener at Martin Luther College, but after trailing by two at halftime the Gusties made the necessary adjustments to outscore the Knights 14-0 in the final 30 minutes and came out on top 32-20.

2018 Football Season Preview

After three weeks of preseason camp, the Gustavus football team is set to kick off its 2018 campaign Saturday in nearby New Ulm, Minn. against Martin Luther College. Last season’s pedestrian 5-5 overall record and 4-4 mark in the MIAC for a fifth-place finish, which was hindered by injuries at key positions, are in the rear-view mirror and expectations are high within the Golden Gustie program.