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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.

Jim Carrington, who worked at the the Bemidji Pioneer from 1959-2011, was an icon in the Bemidji sports scene
Alexandria makes big plays in the second half to hold off the Lumberjacks.
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.
Only one of four teams could survive Monday's elimination games in the Section 8-3A Tournament. The Bemidji High School softball team made sure it had a say in who. With a 12-2 rout over Sauk Rapids-Rice and an 8-4 encore over Alexandria at the B...
The Bemidji baseball team squared up with Alexandria on Thursday, and BHS walked off the BSU baseball field with a split against the defending section champions.
Laura Wilmesmeier, Joria Downing and Kaylee Svee all reserved their spots on the Central Lakes All-Conference Team after their seasons with the Alexandria girls tennis team.
Our goodbyes last a half hour -- at least -- as we progressively inch closer to the door while reminding one another of new talking points to discuss. Our universal, "Well, I s'pose" conveys, "I've run out of things to say," in which we finally p...
One Minnesota Viking in particular holds a special place in my heart. And my fantasy football roster. The budding superstar has shot out of a cannon this season, and his success has sparked a national movement of praising him as Minnesota's favor...
The Alexandria girls swimming and diving team has been investing all season long, and now, the Cardinals are ready to cash in. "At the beginning of the season, we deposited a little 'money' in every workout that we go through, all the weights we ...
The Alexandria Area Mountaineers mountain biking club was well represented at the state meet in Mankato on Oct. 27-28, which culminated in a fifth-place finish among 47 teams in Division 2.