The amount of space allotted to football in the school yearbook suggests this was a popular sport on campus in the 1930s.The Beaver gridiron gang was most successful in 1932 when the team won the Interstate Conference championship with a record of 5-1-1 for the season.
The MSTC football program was very successful during the first half of the decade. In 1930, the Beaver football squad was undefeated at home. The Beavers would nearly repeat their feat in 1932 as they lost the conference championship to Dickinson in the conference championship in 1933.
Overall, the MSTC football program was very successful during the first part of the 1930s, achieving winning seasons every year from 1930 to 1937, except for 1935. The team was less successful in the last years of the decade, winning only two victories in 1938 and 1939.