Local Sports

Sabre Dogs take on the Hotshots

Alex Eisen/MDN Souris Valley's Austin Rayno rounds first base Saturday against the Hub City Hotshots.Alex Eisen/MDN Sabre Dogs lead-off hitter Phillip Childs (19) watches the baseball cross home plate Saturday evening against the Hub City Hotshots at Corbett Field in Minot. The Sabre Dogs ...

Lee, Aaseth prepare for one last ride at Badlands Bowl

MILES CITY, Mont. — This is it. From playing on the same YMCA team in the third grade to battling alongside each other as members of the Velva High School football team, Hayden Lee and Dakotah Aaseth have been through the fire together. After all the practices, the long bus rides for ...

Duane Carlson Stadium getting turf installed

It’s finally here. Well, almost. As we speak, Duane Carlson Stadium is undergoing a $1.3 million transformation that is years in the making. The long-time home of the Minot High School Magicians football team is having turf installed, setting it up for a plethora of future ...

Alexander commits to MSU women’s track & field

Morgan Alexander isn’t going far from home, as the Minot High School senior committed to join the Minot State women’s track & field team on Thursday. Alexander thrived from the moment she joined the Majettes’ varsity team. As a freshman, the young speedster recorded a time of 12.88 ...

Metros nab regional win in home opener

Playing in front of the home crowd at Corbett Field for the first time this season, the Minot Metros managed to eke out a 3-2 regional victory Wednesday evening against the Bismarck Capitals in a Class A West Division American Legion baseball game. The Metros found just enough offense to ...

MSU basketball inks seven in 2019 class

Minot State head men’s basketball coach Matt Murken announced the addition of seven commitments to the Beaver men’s basketball program on Tuesday. “This class has great balance and addresses a number of needs for our program,” said Murken. “We added some great high school talent ...

Vistas split whacky doubleheader against Dickinson

A 12-run inning, an untimely downpour and an extra inning walk-off winner. Tuesday’s doubleheader at Corbett Field was bizarre, to say the least. An early season lesson in expecting the unexpected. After leading 11-0 in the first game, the Minot Vistas (4-2) lost the opener 15-12 ...

Vista cruising

Kaleb Bellew slowly inched off third base, just waiting for the green light. The speedster was 90 feet from home as he watched fellow Minot Vistas teammate Kyler Stenberg walk up to the plate. The Vistas held a 3-1 lead in the opening game of their doubleheader against the Mandan Chiefs on ...

Jaxon Gunville verbally commits to Minot State basketball

Upcoming Minot High School senior Jaxon Gunville wasted no time letting his intentions be known over the weekend, as he announced his verbal commitment via Twitter to play for the Minot State men’s basketball team following the conclusion of his final year with the Magicians. The 6-foot ...

Hard to keep track

Andrew Bertsch had one thing on his mind: Survive. Slowly but surely, racers got picked off on Sunday in the main feature of the Hobby Stock class at Nodak Speedway. Some begrudgingly made their way to the pits due to car problems. Others drifted off the track in a cloud of dirt. The less ...

Early offense, pitching carries Sabre Dogs to win

With dark ominous clouds roaming in the distance, the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs were determined to get Sunday’s game in and end their seven-game home stand on a positive note. The Sabre Dogs (7-8) brushed off the threat of rain, with sunshine peeking through the clouds a majority of the ...

Havoc at Hoeven

Two games. Twelve pitchers. Fifty-two runs. No, seriously. Even the rain couldn't put out the absolute barn burner that broke out at Jack Hoeven Park Saturday afternoon as the Minot Vistas kicked off their season with a doubleheader against Fargo Post 2. When the dust settled, Minot split ...

Back for summer baseball

The Minot Vistas are getting a little tired of watching what could have been. The Class AA North Dakota American Legion baseball team has experienced its fair share of heartbreak recently. “A bunch of our guys have witnessed three dogpiles in the last four baseball seasons,” Vistas ...

Minot High’s Jenna Sufka overcomes odds, plays sports with one hand

Many people may go through life questioning how they’d be able to survive without a limb, but for Minot High School’s Jenna Sufka it’s always just another day. Sufka, who just completed her junior year, was born without a left hand but never let that stop her from chasing every ...

Big Sticks extend division lead with 8-6 win over Sabre Dogs

Hanging tough, but not enough firepower to keep up. The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs (5-7) suffered their third straight loss, falling to the Lewis Division leading Badland Big Sticks (9-3) Thursday evening by a score of 8-6 at Corbett Field in Minot. The Big Sticks threatened to blow the game ...

Magi golf finishes strong, takes eighth at state

WAHPETON – One senior, two sophomores and a freshman. That’s the rotation the Minot High School boys golf team leaned on Wednesday at the Bois de Sioux Golf Course in the second and final round of the state tournament. Despite not having the most experienced group of the field, the young ...