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No comeback for the Cats

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With the Bismarck Bobcats trying to claw their way back into the game, Andrew Kangas closed the door for good. Kangas and the Minot Minotauros held a slim 3-2 advantage over the Bobcats at home Monday night with just over a minute left in the second period. Although the Minotauros had led the ...

Minot State basketball teams eager for home openers

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The Minot State women’s basketball team took the train. The Minot State men’s basketball team found itself stranded on a broken-down team bus. The start of the Division II college basketball season was an adventure for both MSU teams this past weekend. Grateful to be back in Minot, the ...

MSU women’s basketball nabs season-opening win

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HAVRE, Mont. — The Minot State women’s basketball team open its season with a 55-45 road win over undefeated NAIA Division I opponent, Montana State-Northern, Sunday evening in Harve, Montana. The game counted as an exhibition contest for the Montana State-Northern Skylights, allowing ...

State belongs to the West

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WEST FARGO — In the past seven years, there has been a team from the west and a team from the east that has taken the Top 2 spots. This year, the Bismarck Century Patriots and Minot High School Majettes broke the cycle and proved that the West Region dominates swimming and diving in North ...

Widdel, Schoffstall overcome obstacles, shine in finals

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WEST FARGO - The Hulbert Aquatic Center fell silent as Minot High School senior Adisynn Widdel emerged from the water. Seconds prior, Widdel had hit the diving board on her final dive Friday in the diving preliminaries of the state meet. As the judge’s score of 12 appeared on the ...

Frozen and out

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - Sophomore defender Audrey Wilson looked around in disbelief before putting her glove-protected hands over her eyes. Wilson couldn’t watch as Bemidji State sophomore forward Allyson Smith was mobbed by her teammates after redirecting in her second goal of the game to give the ...

Minot High’s cheer team prepares for the fall state competition

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After cheering on other teams all year, it’s time for the Minot High School cheer team to take center stage. Minot High is heading to Fargo North High School this afternoon to compete in the North Dakota Cheer Coach Association (NDCCCA) State Fall Cheer Competition. This is the first of two ...

MHS volleyball knocked out of WDA Tournament by St. Mary’s

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WILLISTON – The Minot High volleyball team’s season came to an end Friday as the Majettes were swept by Bismarck St. Mary’s in a loser-out match at the West Region Tournament. The No. 7-seeded Majettes found themselves taking on St. Mary’s after suffering a 3-1 loss to No. 2-seeded ...

Beavers fall in season opener to Southwest Baptist, 80-71

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BOLIVAR, MO – The Minot State men’s basketball team fell just short of a season-opening win on the road Friday night, losing to Southwest Baptist, 80-71, in the Southwest Baptist Classic despite leading at halftime. The Beavers controlled the glass in the first half by out-rebounding ...

EISEN: Minot State football stuck in a cycle of misery

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After 11 excruciating weeks, I’m sorry to disappoint. I just couldn’t pull myself together to piece together another Minot State football preview for the season finale. I tried to convince myself that it was indeed possible, but alas, here I am taking the easy way out by writing a highly ...

Still Knight time

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When the toilet paper settled, the Knights emerged as champions. The Our Redeemer’s Knights booked their fifth straight trip to the Class B State Volleyball Tournament Thursday night, sweeping Lewis & Clark-Berthold in the Region 6 championship match by set scores of 25-13, 25-12 and ...

Majettes start strong but fall to Legacy, 3-1

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WILLISTON — Communication was strong amongst the Minot High girls volleyball team in the first set against No. 2-seeded Bismarck Legacy during the first round of the West Region Tournament in Williston Thursday. The Majettes ultimately fell to the Sabers, 3-1, after taking the first set, ...

Behind the bench with Waselenchuk

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From drawing goalie masks when he was five years old to strapping on the pads himself to now becoming the instructor, Wyatt Waselenchuk has always been fascinated by the puck stopper between the pipes. “I’ve been obsessed with it my whole life,” Waselenchuk said. “I don’t know if I ...