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Magicians and Majettes track & field place first at Minot Invite

Aldren Krueger took a deep breath, shook his arms and did some high knees to get loose. The storm was about to hit. The Minot High School junior took his position for the 4x100 relay during Thursday’s Minot Mayer-Carlson Invite at Duane Carlson Stadium. His teammate, senior Devin Nehring, ...

Majettes soccer lights up scoreboard in 9-0 win over Legacy

The Sabers could only contain the fire for so long. Only one half of the field was needed in the opening moments of Thursday’s match between the Minot High School girls soccer team and the visiting Bismarck Legacy Sabers at the Optimist Soccer Complex. For the first 11 minutes, Minot ...

Magi baseball powers past Watford City, 13-0 and 15-4

The Minot High School baseball team poured on the runs Thursday evening at Corbett Field. The Magicians (5-3, 4-2 West Region) smacked around Class A, WDA newcomers Watford City (4-10, 2-4 West Region) by the tune of 13-0 and 15-4 in a pair of five-inning victories. Minot threw a combined ...

Majettes softball splits with Blue Jays

The sun was shining bright in Minot as Minot High School softball took on the Jamestown Blue Jays (7-3, 6-2 WDA). The Majettes (7-2, 4-2 WDA) claimed Game 1, 12-2, while the Blue Jays took home Game 2, 18-15. Paige Ackerman pitched Game 1 for the Majettes, pitching all five innings and ...

Former DLB standout Drew Pearson to join MSU basketball

Two years ago, Drew Pearson went from Des Lacs-Burlington red to Bismarck State green. The junior college transfer is returning to his red roots next season by joining the Minot State men’s basketball team, Pearson announced via Twitter on Thursday. “I want to thank my family for all of ...

Minot High boys golf takes second at Century-Legacy Invite

BISMARCK — Just three strokes behind Century, the Minot High School boys golf team took second at the season opening Century-Legacy Invite at Tom O’Leary Golf Course in Bismarck. Century finished first with 303 followed by Minot High with 306 and Mandan with 325 to round out the podium. ...

NDHSCA/Optimists All-Star rosters set

The North Dakota Optimists and North Dakota High School Coaches Association are returning for another year and sponsoring the Class A and B All-Star Volleyball series. Teams are split by region and will feature 24 graduated seniors from across the state. On Team West for the area are Tessa ...

Majettes soccer squeezes out a 1-0 win over Bismarck High

Another defensive struggle and more missed scoring chances, but the Minot High School girls soccer team made sure to get the win this time around. Fresh off an agonizing 1-1 tie against Bismarck St. Mary’s on Saturday, the Majettes (3-0-1, 3-0-1 WDA) eked out a narrow 1-0 victory over ...

Majettes softball utilizes its speed for pair of wins against Watford City

This time Jaycie Rostad wasn’t going to need any help reaching home. It was a long first inning for the Watford City Wolves in the opening game of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Minot High School softball team at South Hill softball Complex. The Majettes went through their entire ...

MSU’s ninth inning rally sinks Marauders in sweep

BISMARCK – The Minot State baseball team scored six runs on one hit to rally and overcome a three-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning and clinch a doubleheader sweep at U-Mary on Tuesday afternoon in Bismarck. The Beavers took the first game 7-0 before escaping with a 10-8 win in ...

Majettes tennis claims first conference win against Legacy

After a promising weekend of tennis in Minot, the Minot High School girls tennis team faced a challenge against Bismarck Legacy Tuesday at the Sanford Sports Complex in Bismarck. The Majettes were able to edge the Sabers for a 5-4 win that came down to the last match of the day. “We got a ...

Ryan baseball claims pair of wins against Aggies

The Bishop Ryan baseball team (9-3) showed its will to win on Tuesday, as it emerged from a pair of tightly-contested road games against Velva-Drake/Anamoose (1-7) with wins by scores of 5-2 and 6-5. Leading 2-1 in the top of the sixth inning with a runner on third, Ryan sophomore Logan Merck ...

O’Rourke goes eight innings, MSU baseball outlasts Wolves

After throwing the team’s bats in front of the dugout fence at Corbett Field, Minot State second baseman Darrel Doll stood over and scolded the faulty equipment. “Wake up!” Doll yelled repeatedly. The bats and the Beavers complied. Following Doll’s demand in the middle of the ...

Ryan baseball claims pair of wins against Central McLean

This time the Lions got their wake-up call early. The Bishop Ryan baseball team (7-3) faced little adversity in the first game of its doubleheader against Central McLean (1-5) on Monday at Corbett Field as it cruised to a wire-to-wire 13-3 victory. Logan Merck was a nightmare brought to ...

MSU softball swept by No. 11 Augustana

The Minot State softball team suffered a pair of defeats on Monday as the Beavers fell 14-5 and 5-1 at No. 11 Augustana in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Beavers drop to 21-14 overall on the season and 10-8 in NSIC play. Game 1: Augustana 14, Minot State 5 The Vikings opened the game with ...

Ryan softball rolls to 18-8 win over Ray

Bishop Ryan's Sylvie Kramer (4) slides into second base safely before Ray infielder Hannah Carter (left) could apply a tag Monday afternoon at the South Hill Softball Complex. Ryan defeated Ray, 18-8 (5 innings), in a regional counter game.

Grand slam, shutout leads MSU baseball to sweep

Mason Gifford and Darrel Doll combined for three home runs and nine RBIs and Zach Newman threw seven shut out innings on Sunday as the Minot State baseball team swept Northern State in a doubleheader at Corbett Field. The Beavers won 9-3 in the first game before recording a 4-0 victory in ...

MSU softball uses late-inning heroics to earn sweep

WAYNE, Neb. — The Minot State softball team broke a 6-6 tie in the first game with a pair of runs in the seventh inning of game one before overcoming a three-run deficit in the seventh inning of game two to clinch the doubleheader sweep over Wayne State on Sunday in Wayne, Nebraska. Minot ...

Minotauros take 2-0 series lead over Bismarck Bobcats

Things got physical and personal. In an all-out brawl that featured 17 total penalties, the Minot Minotauros knocked off the Bismarck Bobcats, 5-3, Saturday night at Maysa Arena in Game 2 of the first round series of the NAHL Robertson Cup playoffs. “It’s playoff hockey, there are a lot ...