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Austin Monteith

Austin Monteith is the former sports editor at the Bemidji Pioneer. A native of Bloomington, Ill., he is a 2015 graduate of Butler University. Follow him on Twitter at @amonteith92. Contact the Pioneer sports department at

After 70 years of play, the men’s WCHA announced Friday that it had dissolved effective Thursday, July 1, after a vote taken by the league’s two remaining members.
Alabama Huntsville is suspending operations for its men’s hockey program in 2021-22 due to a lack of a conference affiliation, the school announced Wednesday.
The fourth-seeded Beavers stormed out to a 2-0 first-period lead and knocked off top-seeded Wisconsin in a 6-3 victory in the NCAA men’s hockey East Regional semifinals Friday afternoon at Bridgeport, Conn.
Bemidji State picked to finish second
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A year of preparation culminated in a record-breaking endeavor for Brad Trask.
The program will be discontinued following the 2020-21 season
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last week has sparked protests and discussions of racial injustice across the country. Many college football teams have been at the forefront of such discussions, including at Bemidji State.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville men’s hockey program isn’t dead after all.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced Friday, May 22, that it is discontinuing its men’s hockey program effective immediately.
Those starved for sports should tune into the German soccer league. There are no fans, but it's still a lot of fun. Besides, what else are you going to do?