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Reload, not a rebuild

The burden of having a senior-laden team hits hard when they graduate. Yet, despite the departure of All-State players JJ Johannsen, Avery Weishaar and Evan Bolinske, the Minot High School boys soccer team doesn’t want that to deter them from the ultimate goal of winning a state championship. ...

Majettes golf second, Tschetter takes third at East/West Classic

JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School girls golf team couldn’t keep pace with Bismarck Century, but still recorded its best finish since its home invite last season with a runner-up finish Tuesday at the two-day East/West Classic tournament in Jamestown. The Majettes shot a second-best 339 ...

Unwilling to be overlooked

Halted by snow flurries and their rival to abruptly end last season, the Minot State University women’s soccer team is out for some vengeance this season. They are eager to prove last year was a fluke. “Last year was more of a mental thing. We got down on ourselves and the weather ...

Majettes golf second after Day 1 of the East/West Classic

JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School girls golf team got off to a fast start Monday in the East/West Classic at the Jamestown Country Club. The Majettes shot a 333 on Day 1 of the two-day tournament to slot into second place, eight strokes back of West Region foe Century (325). ...

Racing heats up at Nodak

Heat races got a new meaning Sunday evening at Nodak Speedway on one of the hottest nights of the summer. The drivers, track crew and spectators battled scorching triple-digit temperatures in the third to last weekly points racing event at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. Keeping their ...

Pursuit of passions

Karena Verbitsky discovered her future while wandering through an Adidas outlet store in Albertville, Minn. Wearing some Mayville State University apparel, which Verbitsky obtained by attending a basketball camp there, she caught the attention of coach Lyle Jones. “That just happened to ...

Majettes golf opens new season with a podium finish at TMCHS Invite

DUNSEITH — The Minot High School girls golf team secured a third-place finish to start the new season despite only placing one golfer inside the Top 10 on Friday at the Garden Gate Golf Course in Dunseith. Junior Jaci Jones led the Majettes by carding an 83 to tie for eighth place. ...

Championship experience

What started as a trip to tour and practice for the PGA Playing Ability Test ended up being a great opportunity to learn from those who play the game itself for recent Minot High graduate Damyn Boyce. Boyce received the opportunity to be a standard bearer and volunteer at the PGA Champions Tour ...

Majettes tee off

For the first time since Scott Foltz took over the Minot High School girls golf program in 2013, his daughter Marley Foltz isn’t on the roster. It’s a graduation away from the team that’s going to take a while to get used to. “I’m always excited to start a new season, but it’s ...

Crushing collapse

Ben Smith watched, admired and flipped his bat above his teammates who were catapulting over the dugout fence in excitement. His towering two-run home run to left field in the second inning had historic Corbett Field buzzing and sparked the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs out to a 7-0 lead against ...

MSU women’s soccer kicks off a new campaign

Midnight Madness at 7 p.m. Doesn’t sound right, but the Minot State women’s soccer team got a slight head start on the 2018 season Tuesday evening at Herb Parker Stadium. The Beavers are participating in a foreign tour in Canada, so the NCAA permits an earlier practice schedule. MSU will ...

Plenty of new faces as MSU football opens fall camp

The first recruiting class for second-year Minot State football head coach Mike Aldrich was a hefty one. The Beavers opened their first fall practice of the new season at Herb Park Stadium on Monday with 49 newcomers. While Aldrich wanted and certainly recruited quantity, he believes the ...

Late Models return

The last time the NLRA Late Models rolled through Nodak Speedway was in 2012. Hometown icon Donny Schatz headlined their return Sunday night to the 3/8-mile oval with a resurfaced front straightaway after digging it out for the North Dakota State Fair a week ago. Schatz, a nine-time World of ...

Sabre Dogs walk-off in extras against Big Sticks

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs went back-and-forth with the Badlands Big Sticks Saturday evening, picking up a 7-6 walk-off win in extra innings. Wyatt Setian got Badlands started on the right foot with a three-run home run in the top of the first inning. The Sabre Dogs answered with two runs ...

Sabre Dogs fall to Sasquatch

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs and Spearfish Sasquatch exchanged blows in Game 2, but Souris Valley ultimately fell 7-5 Friday evening. Spearfish jumped on Sabre Dogs starter Marcelo Terrazas with a solo home run in the top of the first, but Mason Dinesen answered with a two-run shot in the ...

Riley Price named MSU Baseball assistant coach

Minot State baseball coach Scott Eul has named Riley Price as the program’s newest assistant coach. Price comes to Minot State from Angelo State, where he was a graduate assistant coach for the past two seasons. During his two seasons at Angelo State, the Rams compiled an overall record of ...