Local Sports

Toppling the Tetons

The winless Williston State Tetons knocked in the first goal, but it was all Beavers after that. The No. 6-ranked Minot State men’s club hockey team rebounded emphatically after a shaky start Thursday evening to wallop Williston State, 8-1, at Maysa Arena. “We got into our old habits ...

Preview of the Class A football playoffs

The eight weeks of regular-season football are in the books, and the Class A football playoffs are all set to begin on Saturday. The tournament features both familiar faces and first-time challengers as all 16 teams set their sights on the coveted Class A championship. Here’s a preview of ...

MSU men’s basketball sixth in NSIC North Preseason Poll

BURSNVILLE, Minn. – The Minot State men’s basketball team has been chosen to finish sixth in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division preseason poll as voted upon by the conference head coaches and announced by the league office on Thursday. The Beavers finished sixth in ...

Sabre Dogs to host 2019 Expedition League All-Star Extravaganza

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs are excited to announce they will be hosting the 2019 Expedition League All-Star Extravaganza July 15 and 16 at Corbett Field. “We are extremely excited to have the All-Star extravaganza at beautiful Corbett Field in Minot,” commented Expedition League ...

Passion for helping others

Late nights of doing homework and grueling practices can be overwhelming. For best friends and roommates Hayley Swain and Emily Falldorf, they lean on each other in order to cope and survive because the unique struggles they are facing happen to be mutual — whether it’s in the classroom ...

Minot High ends season with 47-28 win over Grand Forks Red River

The Minot High football team ended its season on a positive note, besting Grand Forks Red River on the road, 47-28. The Magi came out on top in the high-scoring affair thanks to a stellar performance by Peyton Philion. The junior running back ran all over the Roughriders, totaling six ...

Minot High gets trounced by Bismarck Century, 3-0

Minot High volleyball head coach Sherry Carlson didn’t quite know where to begin after the Majette’s 3-0 loss to Bismarck Century on Wednesday. The Majettes (10-20, 5-12 West Region) got overpowered for three full sets, totaling just 21 points on the night as the Patriots (24-4, 15-0 ...

2018 MSU Hall of Fame inductees

The Minot State University Athletics Hall of Fame Committee selected five individuals to be enshrined in 2018. The 2018 Hall of Fame class features student-athletes Kent Bloms, Jenny Castro, Tom Fredericks and Johnny Lester. MSU also honored long-time employee Bev Alex. The Hall of Fame ...

Celebration spoiled

Senior Night didn’t quite go as planned for the Bishop Ryan volleyball team. The Lions (15-14-2) looked on top of their game during the opening set of their match against Kenmare on Tuesday. After dropping the first point, Ryan quickly claimed the lead and never gave it up for a convincing ...

Beavers volleyball back in the win column

DICKINSON — The Minot State volleyball team snapped a two-match losing streak with a road sweep of Dickinson State (NAIA) Tuesday evening by set scores of 25-21, 25-18 and 25-19. Trailing 21-17, the Beavers (11-13) used an 8-0 run to come from behind and win the first set. A late 6-1 rally ...

Op-Ed: Brett Davis on Magi football

Editor’s note: The views expressed in this opinionated piece are made by former Minot High School running back Brett Davis. He graduated from Minot High in 2018 and is currently a freshman on the Minot State football team. This submitted Letter to the Editor has been edited slightly to ...

MSU women’s hockey fends off Cougars to remain unbeaten

Clarissa Lewis didn’t quite get the recognition she deserved when her shot from the point made it all the way through the mess of bodies in front of the net. In the chaos, Haley Wickham was credited with what turned out to be the game-winning goal with 12 minutes left in regulation. The ...

Two first-half goals leads MSU soccer to a road win

MARSHALL, Minn. — The Minot State women’s soccer team got back to its winning ways Sunday afternoon on the road with seniors Haley Berryman and Andrea Franco each scoring in a 2-0 shutout win over Southwest Minnesota State. Berryman broke a five-game goalless drought when she scored her ...

Badlands Circuit designates horses of the year

Six horses have been recognized for their talent and ability in the Badlands Pro Rodeo Circuit. Rio, owned by Jake Rinehart, is the Badlands Steer Wrestling Horse of the Year. Scorpion, also owned by Rinehart, is the Badlands Hazing Horse of the Year. Sara Lee, owned by Jesse ...

Survive and advance

SURREY — The message from Surrey head football coach Mark Kennedy to his team during halftime of their nail-biting 32-28 win over North Prairie Saturday afternoon was, “Just keep fighting.” The Mustangs (7-2) looked to be well on their way to a home victory against the Cougars after ...

Majettes take second, Magi sixth at West Region Cross Country Meet

BISMARCK — The Minot High cross country teams traveled to Bismarck Saturday to compete in the West Region Meet at the McDowell Dam. The Majettes regained their stride, finishing in a close second behind Bismarck Century. The Magi took sixth at the meet. Running with fresh legs, the ...

Luna runs rampant, TGU blanks Central McLean in the first round

TOWNER — Senior running back Shayden Luna couldn’t be contained Saturday afternoon and rushed for four touchdowns in Towner/Granville/Upham’s 34-0 shutout win over Central McLain in the first round of the 9-man football playoffs. The sturdy 5-foot-8, 190-pound back brushed off defenders ...