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November 16, 2017 Beaver Football Lands Four All-IIAC Selections; Three Others Named H.M. Four Buena Vista football players were named All-Iowa Conference performers for the 2017 season as announced by the league office on Thursday.
November 11, 2017 Comeback Falls Short as Kohawks Edge Beavers 35-33 in Season Finale Coe College built a 35-14 lead early in the second half before the Buena Vista football team came roaring back, but the comeback fell just short on Saturday, as the Kohawks held on to defeat the Beavers in the season finale for both teams, 35-33.
November 4, 2017 #15 Wartburg Uses Big Third Quarter to Top BVU, 56-14 Fifteenth-ranked Wartburg scored 28 third quarter points to break open a 28-14 halftime game, as the Knights remained perfect on the year with a 56-14 victory over Buena Vista on Saturday inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
November 3, 2017 Football Hosts #15 Wartburg on Senior Day The Buena Vista football team looks to end a three-game losing streak as it plays hosts to #15 Wartburg College on Saturday inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium for what is the final home game of the 2017 campaign.
October 28, 2017 Storm Hand BVU Third Straight Loss Simpson College scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 35 seconds of the first half to break open a 21-14 contest, as the Storm went on to hand the Buena Vista football team a 49-21 loss on Saturday inside of Buxton Stadium in Indianola, Iowa.
October 22, 2017 Praire Wolves Edge Beavers 14-13 Cole Miller attempted a career-high 54 passes and threw for 389 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but it was not quite enough in the end as Nebraska Wesleyan scored a late first half touchdown which proved to be the difference in a 14-13 victory over the Beavers on Saturday.
October 20, 2017 Football Returns Home to Host Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday After two weeks away from its home turf, the Buena Vista football team is eager to return to J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday where it hosts Nebraska Wesleyan in Iowa Conference action at 1:00 p.m.
October 15, 2017 Beaver Football Falls on the Road at Wash U Washington University scored a pair of defensive touchdowns and held Buena Vista to just 39 yards rushing, as the Beaver football team suffered a tough 55-20 non-conference road loss on Saturday afternoon to the Bears in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
October 12, 2017 Beaver Football Set for First Ever Meeting against WashU The Buena Vista football team steps outside of Iowa Conference play this Saturday for a trip to St. Louis, Mo., and a chance to play its first ever game against Washington University (Mo.).
October 9, 2017 TJ Lint Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Following his stellar game on Saturday during Buena Vista's thrilling 44-41 victory at the University of Dubuque, wide receiver TJ Lint has been named as this week's Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week.
October 7, 2017 Late TD Run Gives Beaver Football Thrilling Road Win over Dubuque The Buena Vista football team put an end to its two-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon by coming from behind in the final minutes to edge the University of Dubuque, 44-41, on the road in a key Iowa Conference match-up.
September 30, 2017 Fast Start Lifts Luther to 36-14 Win over Beavers on Homecoming Buena Vista was looking to remain perfect on its home turf this season when it entertained Luther College for Homecoming inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, but the Norse jumped out to a 30-7 halftime lead and the Beavers couldn't overcome the deficit, as they fell to the Norse on Saturday afternoon, 36-14.
September 28, 2017 PREVIEW: Football Set to Host Luther for Homecoming The Buena Vista football team suffered its first loss of the year last week at Loras and will now look to put that in the past as it gets set to host Luther College on Homecoming Weekend this Saturday inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 24, 2017 Duhawks Break Game Open to Hand Beavers First Loss of the Year Junior quarterback Cole Miller set a school record with 444 passing yards as the Beavers chalked up over 500 yards of total offense, but it was Loras College which scored 21 unanswered points in the first half to break things open en route to a 73-39 victory over BVU on Saturday afternoon inside of The Rock Bowl.
September 21, 2017 PREVIEW: Beavers Take on Duhawks in First Road Challenge of the Year The Buena Vista football team is off to its best start in 15 years and will look to remain perfect through three games for the first time in nearly 30 years when it plays its first road contest of the year at Loras College this Saturday at 1:00pm inside of the Rock Bowl.
September 18, 2017 Miller Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista junior quarterback helped lead the Buena Vista football team to a dramatic overtime win against visiting Central College on Saturday afternoon, and for his efforts, has been named the Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week.
September 16, 2017 Beavers Win Dramatic OT Contest over Central 39-38 In a game that featured over 1,000 yards of total offense, it ultimately came down to a mere two yards on a two-point conversion attempt from Buena Vista senior TJ Lint that gave the Beavers a dramatic 39-38 walk-off overtime win against Central College on Saturday afternoon in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams.
September 14, 2017 Dutch Come to Town as Beaver Football Kicks-off IIAC Play With 16 days off since playing its 2017 season opener, the Buena Vista football team will get back out onto the field this Saturday afternoon when it hosts Central College in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams. It will also be Hall of Fame Day for Beaver Athletics.
September 6, 2017 Illg and Pacheco Earn IIAC Football Performer of the Week Accolades It was a great start to the 2017 season for the Buena Vista football team last Thursday night as it opened with a 31-27 home win over Mayville State. Two individuals were recognized by the Iowa Conference on Tuesday afternoon for their efforts during the win by being named performers of the week.
September 1, 2017 Big Plays Boost Beavers to Season Opening Win over Mayville St. The Grant Mollring coaching era got off on the right foot on Thursday night as his Buena Vista football team took advantage of some big plays in all facets of the game that helped lift the Beavers to a thrilling 31-27 victory over visiting Mayville St. on Thursday night inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
August 30, 2017 Football Kicks-off Season with Thursday Night Opener The Buena Vista football team will kick-off both its 2017 season as well as the Grant Mollring era on Thursday night when it hosts Mayville State (N.D.) inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
July 31, 2017 Adrian Davis Named BVU Defensive Line Coach Adrian Davis begins his first season as a member of the Buena Vista football coaching staff in 2017 and will be the team's defensive line coach.
July 12, 2017 Darius Savage joins Football Coaching Staff as Defensive Line Coach Buena Vista head football coach Grant Mollring has announced that Darius Savage will be joining his coaching staff as the program’s defensive line coach.
June 5, 2017 2017 BVU Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Announced Four new members, as well as one team, will be enshrined into the Buena Vista University Athletic Hall of Fame this fall during halftime ceremonies of the BVU and Central College football game on Saturday, September 16, 2017 inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
May 1, 2017 Beaver Football Announces Info for Annual Hershberger Golf Outing The annual Hershberger Golf Outing, hosted by the Buena Vista football program, will be held on Friday, July 28 at Lake Creek Country Club, Storm Lake., starting at 10:00am
February 28, 2017 Brody Rohach Hired to BVU Football Coaching Staff Buena Vista head football coach, Grant Mollring, has added another piece to his coaching staff with the hiring of Brody Rohach as the team's wide receiver coach.
January 19, 2017 Beaver Football Adds Mandelko and Otineru to Coaching Staff Buena Vista head football coach Grant Mollring continues to fill out the remainder of his coaching staff with the additions of Jake Mandelko and Kyle Otineru.
January 19, 2017 Meet and Greet with Head Football Coach Grant Mollring Newly hired Buena Vista head football coach, Grant Mollring, will be joined by his coaching staff as part of a meet-and-greet event scheduled for Thursday, January 26, at Puff’s Whitecap Inn here in Storm Lake from 5:00-7:00pm.
December 19, 2016 Buena Vista Names Grant Mollring as Head Football Coach Buena Vista University (BVU) Director of Athletics, Jack Denholm, is excited to announce the hiring of Grant Mollring as the University’s new head football coach.
December 17, 2016 Stolen Named Second Team All-American by D3football.com Buena Vista senior place kicker Tyler Stolen has landed a spot on the Second Team All-American list by D3football.com which was announced on Friday. Stolen becomes the program's first All-American in 10 years.
December 7, 2016 25 Student-Athletes Named to 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team Buena Vista University landed 25 student-athletes on the 2016 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team which was recently released by the league office.
December 5, 2016 Stolen Named Finalist for Fred Mitchell Award Buena Vista senior placekicker / punter Tyler Stolen has been named one of 10 finalists for the annual Fred Mitchell Award which was announced late Sunday night.
November 28, 2016 Football Lands Four All-IIAC Selections; One Honorable Mention The Buena Vista football team had four All-Iowa Conference selections this season, including two individuals who have received such recognition for multiple seasons.
November 28, 2016 BVU's Henningsen to Play in Annual National Bowl Game Buena Vista senior wide receiver Jalen Henningsen has been selected to play in the seventh annual National Bowl Game in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Sunday, December 4th. Henningsen will play on the American team wearing number 84.
November 12, 2016 Football Drops Season Finale at Wartburg, 42-14 Wartburg College built a 28-0 halftime lead over Buena Vista on Saturday, and the Knights went on to top the Beavers, 42-14, in the season finale for both teams.
November 11, 2016 Football Travels to Wartburg on Saturday for Season Finale The Buena Vista football team is looking to close the season with consecutive victories and end with a .500 Iowa Conference record with a road win at Wartburg on Saturday in what will be the season finale for both teams.
November 5, 2016 Beavers Clip Neb. Wesleyan on Senior Day The Buena Vista football team overcame its early first quarter deficit on Saturday against visiting Nebraska Wesleyan, by scoring 24 second half points en route to a thrilling 38-31 victory on Senior Day.
November 4, 2016 Football to Host Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday in Home Finale For the final time this season, the Buena Vista football team will be playing inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium when it hosts Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon in a 1:00pm kickoff.
October 30, 2016 Football Handed Tough 48-7 Road Loss at #17 Coe College The Buena Vista football team was in for a challenge on Saturday at #17 Coe College, and after falling behind 20-0 in the first quarter, the Beavers were unable to get in a groove offensively, en route to a 48-7 loss to the Kohawks.
October 28, 2016 Beavers Look to Bounce back as They Travel to #17 Coe The Buena Vista football team looks to put its heartbreaking triple overtime defeat against the University of Dubuque from a week ago in the rear view mirror as it looks to bounce back this week when the Beavers travel to Cedar Rapids and take on 17th-ranked Coe College in a 1:00pm kickoff.
October 22, 2016 Football Edged by Dubuque in Triple Overtime Thriller The Buena Vista football team was on the verge of its third straight win on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, but the Beavers saw the University of Dubuque kick a late field goal to force overtime and then eventually hand them a tough 45-37 (3 OT) loss.
October 21, 2016 Football Aims to Extend Win Streak to Three The Buena Vista football team can make it three straight wins and move above .500 in Iowa Conference play with a win on Saturday afternoon against the University of Dubuque (6-1, 4-1 IIAC) inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 18, 2016 Stolen Lands IIAC Recognition as Special Teams Performer of the Week For the second time in the last three weeks, and the 11th time in his stellar career, Buena Vista senior kicker/punter Tyler Stolen has been named the IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week for the period ending, October 16.
October 15, 2016 27-Point Second Quarter Sends Beaver Football to 48-24 Win on Homecoming The Buena Vista football team put up 476 yards of total offense and used a big 27-point second quarter to help lift it to a key 48-24 victory over visiting Luther College on Saturday for Homecoming inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 13, 2016 Football to Host Luther in Homecoming Game on Saturday The Buena Vista football team goes after its second straight win and looks to move to .500 in Iowa Conference play when it hosts Luther College on Saturday afternoon for Homecoming.
October 1, 2016 Beavers Roll to Road Win over Loras 34-24 Making his first career start under center, sophomore quarterback Cole Miller sets a school single-game record with 32 completions for 415 yards and four touchdowns, as he helped lead the Buena Vista football team to a strong 34-24 road win at Loras College on Saturday afternoon.
September 28, 2016 Stolen Named IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week Buena Vista senior kicker/punter Tyler Stolen has been recognized this week as the Iowa Conference Special Teams Performer of the Week for the second time this season.
September 24, 2016 Beaver Comeback Bid Falls Short against the Storm The Buena Vista football team tried to overcome a 17-0 first half deficit against visiting Simpson College on Saturday afternoon, but the Beavers came up just short in that attempt as they fell, 17-9.
September 23, 2016 Simpson Pays Visit to J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday The Buena Vista football team returns to J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon to play its first Iowa Conference home game of the year, as the Beavers host Simpson College, in a match-up of teams going after their first IIAC wins of the year.
September 17, 2016 Football Shutout by Dutch in Iowa Conference Opener The Buena Vista football team was in the redzone on three separate trips on Saturday afternoon but came away scoreless each time, and Central was able to capitalize on those missed opportunities en route to a 33-0 victory in the Iowa Conference opener for both teams played in Pella.
September 14, 2016 PREVIEW: Football to Face Dutch in IIAC Opener The Buena Vista football team will begin its second season this Saturday afternoon inside of Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium on the Central College campus when it squares off with the Dutch to begin Iowa Conference play.
September 10, 2016 Beavers host the Johnnies for 2016 Home Opener The Buena Vista football team will open its 2016 season on Saturday afternoon by hosting eighth-ranked St. John's University on Hall of Fame Day.
September 10, 2016 Beavers Hang Tough Against #8 St. John's After trailing behind 33-0 at halftime, the Buena Vista football team outscored St. John's 17-7 over the final 30 minutes during Saturday's home opener on Hall of Fame Day.
September 3, 2016 Comeback Bid Falls Short for Beavers at Mayville St. Trailing 28-10 at the half, the Buena Vista football team clawed all the way back to within 35-33 midway through the fourth quarter, but a late touchdown by Mayville St. ended any comeback bid for the Beavers, as they fell in the 2016 season opener, 42-33.
August 31, 2016 Beaver Football Takes the Road to Face Mayville St. in 2016 Opener With three weeks of practice nearly under its belt, the Buena Vista football team is anxiously awaiting to kick-off its 2016 campaign this Saturday afternoon with a non-conference road contest at Mayville St. University (N.D.).
August 25, 2016 Beavers Picked Ninth in 2016 Preseason Football Coaches Poll The Buena Vista football team has been picked by the Iowa Conference coaches to finish ninth this season according to its preseason coach's poll released on Thursday.
May 18, 2016 Beaver Football to Host One-Day Camps The Buena Vista University football team will again host one day camps for high school football players on July 10, 2016. There will be a pair of sessions taking place that day; both on the campus of BVU.
March 7, 2016 Beavers Announce 2016 Football Schedule Buena Vista head football coach, Jay Anderson, has announced his team's playing schedule for the 2016 campaign.
November 19, 2015 Four Beavers Named to All-IIAC Football Teams The Buena Vista football team landed four players on the 2015 All-Iowa Conference Football Team, along with one Honorable Mention Selection, as announced by the league office on Thursday, November 19.
November 14, 2015 Football Ends Season with 52-14 Loss to Coe Coe College outscored Buena Vista 21-0 in the second quarter to take a 35-7 halftime lead, and the Kohawks went on to hand the Beavers a 52-14 home loss to close out the 2015 season on Saturday evening.
November 7, 2015 Big Third Quarter Lifts Dutch to 38-23 Win over Beavers The Buena Vista football team scored a late first-half touchdown to go into the half tied at 7-7, but Central would go on to score 24 unanswered points to take a 31-7 lead late in the third, en route to a 38-23 victory over the Beavers on Saturday inside of Schipper Stadium.
October 31, 2015 Football Blanked on the Road at No. 21 Wartburg, 55-0 The Buena Vista football allowed more than 200 yards of total offense in the first quarter and fell behind 21-0 after one period, and the Beavers couldn't overcome the deficit on the road at No. 21 Wartburg College during a 55-0 loss to the Knights.
October 24, 2015 Beavers Held Scoreless in Second Half of 44-13 Loss to Dubuque The Buena Vista football team jumped out to an early lead against the University of Dubuque on Saturday, but it was the Spartans using a big second half to remain perfect in Iowa Conference play with a 44-13 victory over the Beavers.
October 23, 2015 FB PREVIEW: Beavers Looking to Hand Dubuque First IIAC Loss After losing consecutive heartbreaking games by a touchdown, the Buena Vista football team is seeking to win its first Iowa Conference game of the season when it hosts the University of Dubuque (4-2, 3-0 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 18, 2015 Beavers Suffer Heartbreaking OT Loss at Luther Buena Vista quarterback Tory Beger passed for more than 300 yards, including a late game-tying 84-yard touchdown to TJ Lint, but the Beavers came up on the short end of a heartbreaking, 41-34, overtime road loss at Luther on Saturday afternoon.
October 15, 2015 Beavers Look to Earn Road Win at Luther The Buena Vista football team goes on the road this Saturday looking to earn its first Iowa Conference win of the season when it travels to Luther College (2-3, 0-2 IIAC) for a 1:00pm kick-off against the Norse.
October 13, 2015 Henningsen & Stolen Earn Weekly Iowa Conference Recognition Buena Vista senior wide receiver Jalen Henningsen and junior kicker/punter Tyler Stolen have been recognized by the Iowa Conference for their performances this past Saturday against visiting Loras College.
October 10, 2015 Football Comeback Falls Just Short against Duhawks on Homecoming Buena Vista quarterback Tory Beger and wideout Jalen Henningsen each set school single-game records on Saturday afternoon against Loras College, but the Beavers saw their valiant comeback bid come up just short against the Duhawks on Homecoming, 48-41.
October 7, 2015 Beavers Look to Even IIAC Record as they Host Duhawks After dropping its Iowa Conference opener last week on the road at Simpson, the Buena Vista football team looks to even that record this week when it hosts Loras College (1-3, 0-1 IIAC) for a Homecoming contest inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. Kick-off is set for 1:00pm.
October 3, 2015 Turnovers Hurt Beavers in IIAC Opening Loss at Simpson The Buena Vista football team couldn't overcome four second-quarter turnovers which led to 21 Simpson College points, and the Storm went on to hand the Beavers a lopsided 43-13 loss inside of Buxton Stadium to begin Iowa Conference play on Saturday.
October 1, 2015 Footall Looking to Carry Momentum into Saturday's IIAC Opener Following a thrilling victory over Waldorf College in the team's first-ever home game under the lights last week, the Buena Vista football team looks to carry that momentum into this Saturday when it kicks-off the 2015 Iowa Conference schedule at Simpson College in a 1:00pm contest.
September 29, 2015 Football Sweeps IIAC Performer of the Week Honors On the heels of its thrilling home-opening, 14-10, victory over Waldorf on Saturday night, the Buena Vista football team has swept the league's Performer of the Week honors.
September 27, 2015 Football Ends Historic Night with a Thrilling Win over Waldorf Facing a third-and-goal from its own one yard-line, the Buena Vista defense stood up to the challenge and got the stop as time ran out, and the Beavers hung on for a thrilling 14-10 non-conference victory over Waldorf College on Saturday night.
September 25, 2015 Football Excited to Play Home Opener under the Lights It’s been a long time coming, but now the anticipation of an historic night is upon us, as the Buena Vista football team opens its 2015 home schedule on Saturday night inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium The Beavers (0-2) play host to Waldorf College (1-2) in what will be the first-ever night game played inside of the stadium. Kick-off between the two teams is scheduled for 7:00pm.
September 22, 2015 BVU Athletics Preparing for Memorable Day of Events This Saturday, September 26, is a date that has been highlighted on the Buena Vista University athletic calendar for quite some time now, as it marks not only the 2015 home opener for the Beaver football team, but will also be the first-ever football game played under the lights inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium. BVU (0-2) hosts Waldorf College (1-2) at 7:00pm in a non-conference match-up.
September 12, 2015 #8 St. John's Uses Quick Start in 56-7 Win over the Beavers In what was only the second-ever meeting between the two teams, and the first since 1976, St. John's used a quick start on Saturday to hand Buena Vista a 56-7 loss in a game played at Collegeville, Minn.
September 10, 2015 PREVIEW: Beavers Travel North to Take on No. 8 St. John's The Buena Vista football team faces another stiff road challenge on Saturday when it travels to Collegeville, Minn., to take on eighth-ranked St. John's in what will be only the second-ever meeting between the two programs. Kick-off inside of Clemens Stadium is set for 1:00pm.
September 5, 2015 UW-Platteville Hands Beaver Football 49-13 Loss in Season Opener The University of Wisconsin scored 28 second-quarter points to break open a 14-6 contest against Buena Vista on Saturday afternoon, and the Pioneers went on to win 49-13 in the season opener for both teams.
September 2, 2015 Beaver Football Ready to Kick-off 2015 Campaign After three weeks of grinding out preseason camp, the Buena Vista football team is more than eager to get into a game week mindset and to finally have that chance to play an official game. The wait is only days away as the Beavers will open up on the road this Saturday, September 5, at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a 1:00pm kick-off inside of Pioneer Stadium.
August 29, 2015 Beaver Football Picked Seventh in Preseason Poll The Buena Vista football team has been picked by the Iowa Conference football coaches to finish tied for seventh in this year's preseason coaches poll released on Friday.
August 13, 2015 Football Opens Preseason Camp on Strong Note The Buena Vista football team has roughly 40 new faces and 90 players overall in its preseason camp to give the program its largest group in recent years, and for head coach Jay Anderson it was a solid day to start the year.
May 27, 2015 Annual Hershberger Golf Outing Scheduled for July 24 The annual Buena Vista Football Hershberger Golf Outing has been set for July 24, 2015, at Lake Creek Country Club just west of Storm Lake on Hwy 7.
December 9, 2014 Brown Named MVP of National Bowl Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown took part in the fifth annual National Bowl game over the weekend, and the Beavers new all-time passing leader was named the overall MVP of the game, while helping to lead his Blue Nation team to a 17-14 victory over the Red Nation down in Miami, Fla.
December 2, 2014 Cave Named Capital One Academic All-American The 2014 Capital One Academic All-American DIII Football Teams were announced on Tuesday and Buena Vista senior wide receiver Adam Cave was named to the First Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
December 1, 2014 Brown Selected to Play in National Bowl Game on December 7 Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown has been selected to play in the fifth annual National Bowl Game in Miami, Florida, on Sunday, December 7. Brown will play on the Blue Nation team and is one of three quarterbacks on the team.
November 25, 2014 Beavers Land 17 Student-Athletes on Fall Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced its 2014 Fall Academic All-Iowa Conference Team and Buena Vista was represented with 17 student-athletes recognized.
November 20, 2014 Football Lands Six All-Conference Players; Two Honorable Mention Selections The season may not have ended the way that the Buena Vista football team would liked it to have, but the Beavers were still well represented on the All-Iowa Conference Teams released on Wednesday with six players selected to go along with two Honorable Mention selections.
November 15, 2014 Football Suffers 33-13 Loss at Coe in Season Finale The Buena Vista football team scored the game's first points on a five-yard quarterback draw by senior Bobby Brown, but Coe College would go on to score 33 unanswered points to hand the Beavers a tough 33-13 loss in the season final for both teams.
November 12, 2014 Football Preparing for Season Finale at Coe on Saturday The Buena Vista football team will be in action for the final time this season on Saturday afternoon when it visits Coe College for a 1:00pm kick-off. The Beavers are looking to close out the year with a win and to hold onto its first winning season since 2008.
November 8, 2014 Beavers Drop 32-25 Heartbreaker to Dutch in Home Finale Buena Vista overcame a 21-0 deficit to take its first lead at 25-24 midway through the fourth quarter, but the Beavers couldn't quite answer a late Central touchdown as the Dutch held on for the 32-25 victory on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
November 7, 2014 Cave Lands Spot on Capital One Academic All-District Team The 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Teams were announced on Thursday afternoon, and Buena Vista senior tight end, Adam Cave, has landed a spot on the team for the first time in his career.
November 5, 2014 Football Looking to Bounce Back with a Win on Senior Day For the first time in over a month the Buena Vista football team will look to regroup and bounce back from a loss when it takes the field inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium for the final time this season by hosting Central College with sole possession of second place in the Iowa Conference standings on the line.
November 1, 2014 Big Second Quarter Helps Lift #6 Wartburg over Buena Vista Sixth-ranked Wartburg College outscored the Buena Vista football team, 24-0, during the second quarter on Saturday afternoon, and the Beavers couldn't quite recover the rest of the way en route to a 43-24 loss which snapped their five-game win streak.
October 30, 2014 First Place on the Line when Beavers and Knights Take the Field on Saturday The Buena Vista football program has taken care of business these first five weeks of the Iowa Conference schedule and has positioned itself well for a run at its first league title since 1978. A win this Saturday when the Beavers take the field to host sixth-ranked Wartburg College would put the team in the driver's seat heading into the final two weeks.
October 28, 2014 Barrett and Stolen Repeat as IIAC Performers of the Week Senior running back Dylan Barrett and sophomore punter/place kicker Tyler Stolen are the Iowa Conference Football Offensive and Special Teams performer of the Week for the second straight week, as announced by the league office Monday night.
October 27, 2014 Football Receiving Votes in Latest AFCA Poll With five straight wins and a perfect Iowa Conference record thus far, the Buena Vista football team is beginning to catch the attention of the national coaches, as the team is among the teams receiving votes in the latest American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) poll which was released Monday morning, October 27.
October 25, 2014 Football Stays Unbeaten in IIAC with Thrilling Comeback Win at Dubuque For the second straight week, Buena Vista senior running back Dylan Barrett carries the ball 42 times, but on Saturday at the University of Dubuque, it was his final carry that sent him into the end-zone from two yards out, putting BVU in front 44-39 with 35 seconds left, and the BVU defense held on in the final seconds for the five-point win.
October 22, 2014 Football Looks to Keep Win Streak Alive as it Travels to Dubuque The Buena Vista football team reaches the mid-way point of its Iowa Conference schedule this Saturday afternoon when the Beavers hit the road and travel to the University of Dubuque for a 1:00pm kick-off at Chalmers Field.
October 21, 2014 Barrett Tabbed IIAC Male Athlete of the Week; Stolen Earns Special Teams Honors Buena Vista senior running back Dylan Barrett, along with sophomore placekicker, Tyler Stolen, have been recognized by the Iowa Conference this week for their respective performances on the field during the Beavers' 48-41 victory on Saturday over Luther College.
October 18, 2014 Football Rides a Balanced Attack to Win over Luther Senior quarterback Bobby Brown threw for 253 yards and four scores, while senior tailback Dylan Barrett rushed for a career-best 264 yards and two touchdowns, and the duo helped lift the Buena Vista football team to a thrilling 48-41 triumph over visiting Luther College on Saturday afternoon.
October 15, 2014 Football Returns Home to Face Luther College on Saturday It's been quite a run as of late for the Buena Vista football team, and the Beavers look to keep that momentum going when it returns home this Saturday to host a much-improved Luther College team inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium in a 1:00pm kick-off.
October 15, 2014 Brown Named National Quarterback of the Week by USA College Football The weekly honors keep filing in for Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown following his record-breaking efforts last week at Loras, as he has been named the DIII Quarterback of the Week by USA College Football.
October 13, 2014 Brown and Stolen Named IIAC Performers of the Week The Buena Vista football team continues to earn its share of weekly recognition over the last three weeks, and this time its Bobby Brown and Tyler Stolen earning the recognition for their offensive and special teams play, respectively, on Saturday at Loras College.
October 11, 2014 Brown's Record Setting Day Lifts Beavers to Commanding Road Win at Loras Buena Vista senior quarterback Bobby Brown continued to rewrite the BVU record book on Saturday afternoon, as he helped guide the Beaver football team to a 48-29 Iowa Conference road victory at Loras College (1-4, 0-2 IIAC).
October 10, 2014 Beaver Youth Day Planned for October 18 Football Game The Buena Vista athletic department has announced that a Beaver Youth Day has been scheduled in conjunction with the home BVU football game on Saturday, October 18, versus Luther College.
October 8, 2014 Football Looks to Ride Early Momentum into First IIAC Road Game of the Year Fresh off a thrilling 38-31 Homecoming victory in front of a packed house inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium this past Saturday, the Buena Vista football team is looking to keep that early momentum going as it goes on the road for the first time in conference play this Saturday for a 1:00pm kick-off at Loras College (1-3, 0-1 IIAC).
October 8, 2014 Gilland and Anderson Named to D3football.com Team of the Week The weekly honors continued on Tuesday night for both wide receiver Gunner Gilland and defensive back Ryan Anderson as each were named to the D3football.com Team of the Week for their respective performances on Saturday.
October 6, 2014 Gilland Named Co-IIAC Male Athlete of the Week; Anderson is Defensive Performer of the Week Following a record-breaking performance on Saturday afternoon, Buena Vista wide receiver Gunner Gilland has been recognized by the Iowa Conference by being named the IIAC Co-Male Athlete of the Week. Meanwhile, defensive back Ryan Anderson has been named the league's Defensive Performer of the Week.
October 4, 2014 Big Second Quarter Propels Beavers to Homecoming Win over Simpson Simpson College held a 21-7 lead in the second quarter before Buena Vista caught fire, scoring 21 unanswered points over the final 1:52 of the first half to take a 28-21 halftime lead, and the Beavers would come up big defensively at the end, defeating the Storm, 38-31.
October 2, 2014 Football set to Host Simpson to Kick-off IIAC Schedule The Buena Vista football team returns home this Saturday for the first time in a month and will also open Iowa Conference play by hosting Simpson College. In addition, the game is also the Homecoming Game for the Beavers.
September 29, 2014 Brown Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week; Gibbs Earns Defensive Honors Following a commanding 55-28 victory on the road at Waldorf College on Saturday night, a pair of Buena Vista football players have been recognized by the Iowa Conference for their performances, including IIAC Male Athlete of the Week honors by quarterback Bobby Brown.
September 28, 2014 Offensive Explosion Sends Beaver Football to 55-28 Win at Waldorf Playing under the lights for the first time under head coach Jay Anderson put an offensive explosion into the Buena Vista football team on Saturday night, as the Beavers went on the road and picked up a convincing 55-28 victory over Waldorf College.
September 25, 2014 Football Eager to Return to Action under the Lights The Buena Vista football team will return to action this Saturday following its bye week and will also have the luxury of playing under the lights when the Beavers travel to Waldorf College for a 7:00pm kick-off.
September 22, 2014 Saturday's Football Game at Waldorf is Part of Forest City Community under the Lights Event The Buena Vista football team will be on the road this Saturday, Sept. 27, to play a non-conference road game at Waldorf College in Forest City. Kick-off of the game is scheduled for 7 p.m.
September 16, 2014 Gibbs Tabbed IIAC Football Defensive Performer of the Week Buena Vista senior defensive back Austin Gibbs was recognized for his performance on the field this past Saturday by being named the Iowa Conference's Football Defensive Performer of the Week for the period ending, September 14.
September 13, 2014 Football Comes up Short at Concordia-Moorhead Concordia-Moorhead held Buena Vista to just 87 yards of offense in the second half while scoring a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to break the game open en route to a 30-9 victory on Saturday afternoon inside of Jake Christiansen Stadium.
September 10, 2014 Football Looking to Bounce Back at Concordia-Moorhead It was a rough start to the season for the Buena Vista football team last week against #8 UW-Platteville, but the Beavers have put that contest behind them and are focused on getting back on track when they travel to Concordia-Moorhead for a 1:00pm kick-off this Saturday.
September 6, 2014 #8 Pioneers Hand Beaver Football a 63-3 Home Loss to Open Season The eighth-ranked UW-Platteville football team chalked up 531 yards of total offense and scored at least twice in all four quarters on Saturday afternoon, as the Pioneers handed the Buena Vista football team a tough 63-3 home loss in the season opener for both teams.
September 4, 2014 Beaver Football set for Season Opener against #8 UW-Platteville The Buena Vista football team is looking to carry over the success from last season and the preparation from this year’s preseason camp into Saturday afternoon’s season-opener inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium against preseason #8 UW-Platteville.
August 29, 2014 Beaver Football Poised to Make a Run at an IIAC Title in 2014 For the last two years, the Buena Vista football team has strung together a handful of wins late in the season to finish strong in the Iowa Conference standings. However, with a talented and veteran group of players back on both sides of the ball this season, the Beavers have their eyes set even higher in 2014.
August 28, 2014 Beaver Football Picked Sixth in 2014 IIAC Preseason Coaches Poll The Iowa Conference released its preseason football coaches poll on Wednesday night and Buena Vista totaled 33 points to finish sixth. BVU, however, was only four points behind fourth and 10 points back of second.
August 14, 2014 Beaver Football Hits Gridiron to begin Preseason Camp The 2014 Buena Vista football season officially began on Thursday afternoon, and the Beavers took to the field for their first practice of preseason camp.
June 30, 2014 Hershberger Gridiron Classic set for July 25th The annual Jim Hershberger Gridiron Golf Classic is set for Friday, July 25th at Lake Creek Country Club west of Storm Lake.
January 28, 2014 Randall Named USA College Football All-American Buena Vista senior football player Brady Randall has been tabbed as a First Team Defensive All-American by USA College Football. This marks the 25th year of the recognition.
November 21, 2013 Beavers Land 23 Student-Athletes on Fall Academic All-IIAC Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its 2013 Fall Academic All-IIAC Team, and Buena Vista was represented with 23 student-athletes earning a spot on the team.
November 20, 2013 Football Earns Eight All-IIAC Selections The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its postseason football awards today, and Buena Vista was well-represented by landing eight all-conference selections (seven different players). The total was tied for the third-most among the eight conference schools. Six of the seven players earned the honors for the first time in their respective careers.
November 20, 2013 Collins and Bruch Selected to Play in Tazon de Estrellas For the second straight year, the Buena Vista football team will be represented on team Stars and Stripes during the Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars), which is scheduled for Saturday, December 21, in Monterrey, Mexico.
November 19, 2013 Nielsen Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week Buena Vista senior free safety Mason Nielsen came up big during his final collegiate contest and has been rewarded for his efforts on the field by being named this week’s Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending November 17.
November 16, 2013 Stolen's Late Field Goal Gives BVU a Comeback Win over Dubuque to End Season Freshman Tyler Stolen, who had just minutes earlier converted a key onside kick to give Buena Vista the ball back, nailed a 25-yard field goal with 58 seconds left to help lift the Beaver football team to a thrilling 29-28 home victory over the University of Dubuque on Saturday afternoon. The game was the season finale for both teams.
November 13, 2013 Beavers to Host Dubuque in Season Finale on Saturday The Buena Vista football team gets set to return home this Saturday after being away for the last two weeks and will take the field for the final time in 2013 when it plays host to the University of Dubuque inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
November 12, 2013 Brown Named Male Athlete of the Week; Stolen Nets Special Team Honors for Third Time The Buena Vista football team was well recognized for their performance on Saturday afternoon by earning a pair of weekly Iowa Conference honors as announced by the league office on Tuesday. Quarterback Bobby Brown (Storm Lake, Iowa/Storm Lake) was named the IIAC Male Athlete of the Week, while punter/placekicker Tyler Stolen (Sioux City, Iowa/Bishop Heelan) was again named the IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week.
November 9, 2013 Brown's TD as Time Expires Sends Beavers Past Simpson, 34-32 Trailing 32-28 with under a minute left, Buena Vista marched 80 yards down the field and got a four-yard touchdown run by quarterback Bobby Brown as time expired to send the Beavers to a thrilling 34-32 victory over Simpson College and give the team its first win over the Storm in Indianola since 1987.
November 7, 2013 Beaver Football Travels to Simpson Looking to Even IIAC Record With back-to-back wins now under its belt, the Buena Vista football team will look to even its Iowa Conference record this season when it makes its final road trip of the year this Saturday at Simpson College.
November 5, 2013 Stolen Repeats as IIAC Football Special Teams Performer of the Week For the second time in as many weeks, Buena Vista freshman punter/placekicker Tyler Stolen has been recognized by the Iowa Conference by being named the IIAC Football Special Teams Performer of the Week for the period ending November 3.
November 2, 2013 Football Uses Fast Start in 37-14 Win over Luther Buena Vista built a 21-0 first quarter lead and never looked back on Saturday afternoon at Luther College en route to a commanding 37-14 Iowa Conference road victory over the Norse.
October 30, 2013 Beavers Going after Back-to-Back wins this Saturday against Luther Fresh of its 34-0 home victory over visiting Loras College on Saturday, the Buena Vista football team is now focused on putting a string of wins together to close out the year, beginning this weekend when the Beavers square off with Luther College in a 1:00pm contest.
October 29, 2013 Stolen Named IIAC Special Teams Performer of the Week Freshman punter/place kicker Tyler Stolen was recognized by the Iowa Conference on Tuesday morning by being named the league's Special Teams Performer of the Week, for the period ending October 27.
October 26, 2013 Beavers Return Home and Shutout Duhawks on Parent's Day Sophomore running back Cody Cole rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Bobby Brown passed for 218 yards and two more scores, and the Buena Vista football team returned home to J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Parent's Day to pick up a commanding 34-0 victory over visiting Loras College (1-6, 0-4 IIAC) on Saturday afternoon.
October 24, 2013 Beavers Return Home to Face Loras on Saturday for Parent's Day For the third consecutive week to begin the Iowa Conference schedule, the Buena Vista football team has had its game decided on the final possession or two of the fourth quarter after being dealt a gut-wrenching 23-13 road loss at Central College last Saturday. The team looks to end that string of recent hard luck when it hosts Loras College (1-5, 0-3 IIAC) this Saturday inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
October 19, 2013 Beavers Lose Heartbreaker on the Road to the Dutch Central blocked a potential game-tying field goal attempt from 23 yards out and returned it for a touchdown with under two minutes to play, to secure the 23-13 victory over the Beavers on Saturday afternoon in Pella.
October 16, 2013 Football Has Sights Set on Notching Key Road Win at Central The Buena Vista football team (0-5, 0-2 IIAC) began its strong finish a year ago with a thrilling 30-25 home victory over Central College, and the team is looking to do the same thing again in 2013 as it goes on the road to play the Dutch (2-3, 0-2 IIAC) this Saturday.
October 13, 2013 Brown Tosses Four Touchdown Passes but Beavers Edged by Wartburg Quarterback Bobby Brown threw a career-high four touchdown passes and junior Adam Cave hauled in a career-high 11 catches for 133 yards and two scores, but it wasn’t quite enough as the Beavers fell on the road to Wartburg College, 37-29.
October 10, 2013 Football Goes on the Road Looking to Even IIAC Record For the first time since traveling to UW-Platteville to open the season, the Buena Vista football team will be on the road to play a football game, traveling to Wartburg College this Saturday afternoon looking to even its Iowa Conference record.
October 5, 2013 Beavers Edged Late at Home by #20 Coe College in IIAC Opener Coe College scored twice in the game's final 2:11 to break a 7-7 contest and hold on to edge the Buena Vista football team on Saturday afternoon on Homecoming Weekend, 21-7. The game was the Iowa Conference opener for both teams.
October 4, 2013 Beavers Take the Field against #20 Coe College in Saturday's IIAC Opener The Buena Vista football team went 4-1 down the stretch in Iowa Conference play in 2012, and the team is excited to pick up where it left off last season when it begins the IIAC schedule on Saturday afternoon inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium against 20th-ranked Coe College. It’s also the Homecoming Game for the Beavers.
September 21, 2013 Football Topped 47-14 at Home to #7 Bethel Seventh-ranked Bethel University (Minn.) got a balanced performance with 274 rushing yards and 286 more through the air, and broke the game open in the third quarter in route to a 47-14 victory over the Beavers inside of J, Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
September 18, 2013 Annual Take a Kid to the Game Day set for September 21 against Bethel The Buena Vista athletic department, in conjunction with the NCAA, will host the annual Take a Kid to the Game Day event this Saturday, September 21, as the Beavers will host #8 Bethel University inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 18, 2013 Beavers to Entertain #7 Bethel in Final Non-Conference Game The Buena Vista football team will wrap up arguably one of the toughest non-conference schedules in Division III this Saturday, when the Beavers entertain #7 Bethel University inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium.
September 16, 2013 Football to Host Two Remaining Gameday Visits The Buena Vista football team and its coaching staff will be hosting two remaining football gameday visits this season. The first of the two is scheduled for Saturday, October 5th with the second to follow later in the month on Saturday, October 26th.
September 14, 2013 Cobbers Edge Beavers 21-13 in Home Opener for BVU Concordia-Moorhead got touchdown plays of 85 and 42 yards, respectively, in the first quarter, and that proved to be the difference in the ball game, as the Cobbers hung on in the end to top BVU, 21-13, on Saturday afternoon. The game was the 2013 home opener for the Beavers.
September 11, 2013 Beavers Gearing up for Home Opener against the Cobbers The Buena Vista football team will step foot onto Peterson Field inside of J. Leslie Rollins Stadium on Saturday afternoon for the first time this season when the Beavers host the Cobbers from Concordia-Moorhead.
September 7, 2013 Beavers Hang Tough but Fall at #11 UW-P, 42-17 The Buena Vista football team got a late first half touchdown to get within 28-17 at the half, but the Beavers couldn't add to that total in the second half as #11 UW-P scored twice more to top BVU, 42-17.
September 4, 2013 Football Eager to Kick-Off Season on Saturday After a strong finish to the 2012 campaign, the Buena Vista football team returns 14 starters from a year ago and is focused on carrying that momentum into Saturday’s season-opener at UW-Platteville.
March 8, 2013 Football to Host Junior Visit Day; Announces Dates for One-Day Camps The Buena Vista football coaching staff has announced details for an upcoming Junior Visit Day on campus, as well as the dates for its one-day summer camps.
December 5, 2012 Plueger Earns Second Team All-West Region Honors Buena Vista senior linebacker Nick Plueger (Le Mars, Iowa/Le Mars) has been named to the 2012 All-West Region Football Second Team as announced by D3football.com on Tuesday, December 4. It’s the first time he has earned such honors in his career, and he’s the first BVU football player to do so since 2008 (Rahn Franklin, Jr.; Second Team; DB).
November 19, 2012 Hill and Lehrkamp Selected to Play in Tazon de Estrellas Buena Vista senior wide receiver Logan Lehrkamp (Carroll, Iowa/Carroll) and senior running back John Hill (Webster City, Iowa/Webster City) have each been selected to play in the 4th Annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) in Mexico on Saturday, December 15, 2012.
November 16, 2012 Beavers Land 27 Student-Athletes on Fall IIAC All-Academic Team The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced its 2012-13 Fall All-Academic Team, and Buena Vista was represented with 27 individuals among the list of 313 from among the eight IIAC schools.
November 13, 2012 Michael Wiegmann Selected to Play in All American Bowls Buena Vista senior offensive lineman Michael Wiegmann has been selected to play in the 36th Annual Aztec Bowl on Friday, December 14, in Monterrey, Mexico as well as the 17th annual Metrodome All American Bowl on Saturday, December 22.
November 13, 2012 Football Lands Six on All-IIAC Teams The Buena Vista football team was recognized well during the postseason all-conference selections by having six players landing spots on the team.
November 13, 2012 Nick Plueger Selected to Play in DIII Senior Bowl Buena Vista senior linebacker Nick Plueger (Le Mars, Iowa/Le Mars) has been selected to play in the fourth annual DIII Senior Classic which will take place in Salem, Va., on Friday, December 7, 2012. A total of 70 players from across DIII have been selected to take part in this North vs. South all-star format.
November 10, 2012 Football Suffers Heartbreaking Loss in Season Finale Buena Vista scored a pair of second quarter touchdowns and added two more in the second half, but it was the University of Dubuque scoring 18 fourth-quarter points to overcome a 10-point deficit and defeat the Beavers in overtime, 34-28. The game was the season finale for both teams.
November 9, 2012 Hill and Plueger Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team Buena Vista senior running back John Hill and senior linebacker Nick Plueger have been recognized for their work off of the field, as each has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Football Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and released Thursday.