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Beavers wrap up spring

In college football, the score of a spring game generally holds little significance. But Minot State’s final scrimmage of the spring showed flashes of entertainment nonetheless Wednesday at the MSU air-supported Dome. The Beavers played a full four quarters with a running clock, spotted ...

Minot State baseball drops doubleheader with SCSU

St. Cloud, Minn. – Sophomore Trevaun Smith belted three home runs and led Minot State with six hits, as the Beavers dropped two games (9-8, 8-3) in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader at St. Cloud State in St. Cloud, Minn. on Wednesday afternoon. The Beavers drop to 23-14 ...

Too close for comfort

It wasn’t perfect by any means, but it was enough to keep the Minot High School baseball team undefeated early in the season. The Magicians (6-0, 4-0 WDA) edged Jamestown (2-2, 2-2 WDA) in a pair of one-run games, 4-3 and 3-2, Tuesday evening at Corbett Field to sweep their third straight ...

Majettes tennis serves up win against Legacy

The Minot High girls tennis team defeated Bismarck Legacy 8-1 Tuesday at Hammond Park in Minot. The Majettes won all of their doubles matches and gave up only one singles match. “I thought we played better today than yesterday which is our goal all year,” Minot High head coach Scott ...

Lonkila’s shutout lifts Tauros to Game 5 win over the Wings

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Samu Lonkila stood on his head, and then some. The Minot Minotauros Finnish goaltender finished off the Aberdeen Wings with a 39-save shutout performance in Game 5 of the first round of the NAHL Robertson Cup Playoffs. With the 3-0 victory Monday night, the Minotauros ...

Kottsick: Respect is key for the game of golf

Golf has long been a game of traditions. There are many complicated rules and kind of a stuffy attitude that was associated with the game. In the past, many golfers were not too excited to see a woman or a beginning golfer on the course at all. Actually, not too far in the past, ladies were not ...

MHS tennis earns 7-2 win over St. Mary’s

The Minot High girls tennis team won its outdoor season opener in convincing fashion Monday, defeating St. Mary’s 7-2. “We finally got to play some outdoor tennis today and were able to start our conference season out with a big victory over St. Mary’s,” MHS coach Scott DeLorme said. ...

Hometown hero

Jacob Hatfield is not only a graduate of Minot High, a student at Minot State University and a member of their indoor and outdoor track and field teams: he’s now also a school record holder for MSU. He had been close. Two meets prior to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Indoor ...

Beavers belt five home runs against Sioux Falls

If the Minot State baseball team had a team motto, it would probably be something centered around home runs. MSU entered Sunday’s doubleheader against the University of Sioux Falls as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s best hitting home run team and added five more to its ...

MSU softball sweeps Upper Iowa

Ashley Hill and Tori Zimmermann homered in game one and Kyla Larson had two hits and Aubry Johnson had an RBI in game two as they celebrated Senior Day with a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader sweep of Upper Iowa on Sunday at the South Hill Softball Complex. The Beavers won ...

Season saver

Season on the line and the Minot Minotauros didn’t disappoint. The Minotauros brushed off elimination with a 3-1 victory over the Aberdeen Wings in Game 4 of the first round of the NAHL Robertson Cup Playoffs Saturday night at Maysa Arena. The best of five series returns to Aberdeen on ...

MSU softball unable to hang with No. 8 WSU on new turf

Fresh air, new turf and a Top 10 nationally ranked opponent. What could have been a memorable first doubleheader at the newly renovated South Hill Softball Complex turned into a Saturday afternoon of missed chances for the Minot State softball team. In MSU’s first outdoor games this ...

Beavers baseball splits with Sioux Falls

Andres Hackman struck out seven batters while tossing a complete-game shutout in a 3-0 victory over Sioux Falls in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars answered with a 4-2 win in the second game. The Beavers are 21-12 overall and 19-4 in Northern Sun ...

Magicians win second doubleheader of the season

WATFORD CITY — The Minot High baseball team has added another pair of wins to their late-season start with a nonconference win against Watford City Saturday at Watford City High School. The Magi won 17-3 in Game 1, and 20-4 in Game 2. Game One The Magicians started the game off strong, ...

St. John’s McGillis signs with BSC

St. John stand-out and Mr. Basketball runner-up Kyler McGillis has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball next season for Bismarck State College. The 6-foot-1 combo guard was also named to the All-State First team while leading the state in scoring, averaging 28.6 points and 4 ...

On thin ice

An ineffective power play and a goal that wasn’t a goal has the Minot Minotauros a loss away from cleaning out the locker room and calling it a season. The Aberdeen Wings soared into Maysa Arena Friday evening and took down the Minotauros, 4-1, to seize a 2-1 series lead in the best of five ...

Miscues plague Majettes softball, swept by Dickinson

The hardest errors to forget are the ones that prove to be costly. The Minot High School softball team had too many of those miscues to keep Dickinson from earning a sweep Friday inside the Minot State air-supported dome. The Majettes (2-2, 2-2 WDA) committed five errors in Game 1 - three ...

Lions sweep Cougars in first home doubleheader

The Bishop Ryan Lions did not disappoint in their first home appearance of the season against the Central McLean Cougars Friday at Corbett Field. During Game 1, the Lions outscored the Cougars 11-3. The Cougars started off hot with two runs scored at the top of the second inning off an ...