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Ninth-inning rally carries Sabre Dogs to ninth straight win

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs used a ninth-inning rally to defeat the Hub City Hot Shots 6-3 Friday night. The win marks the ninth-straight victory for Souris Valley and puts the Sabre Dogs in first place in the Expedition League with a record of 19-8. Souris Valley fell behind 2-0 after ...

Sabre Dogs open road trip with eighth straight win

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs extended their winning streak to eight games with an 11-5 win in the series opener against the Hub City Hot Shots on Thursday night. The Sabre Dogs jumped out to an early lead with three runs in the first inning and four in the second inning to lead 7-1 after two ...

Racking up wins

The historic winning streak rolls on for the newborn Souris Valley Sabre Dogs. Using a six-run second inning to jump on the Hastings Sodbusters early and then coasting to a 14-3 win Wednesday evening at Corbett Field, the Sabre Dogs (17-8 overall) notched their seventh consecutive victory — ...

Nelson departs as Bishop Ryan’s baseball coach

A new teaching opportunity in the Minot Public school system has ended Fred Nelson’s tenure as the head coach for the Bishop Ryan baseball team. Nelson announced his decision via Twitter on Tuesday. “I’m sad to announce my resignation as head coach at Bishop Ryan,” he wrote in part of ...

Erickson resigns as DLBLC softball head coach after four seasons

After four seasons as head coach and four more before that as an assistant, Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis and Clark softball head coach Melvin Erickson resigned on Monday. “I’m getting older and the girls - I didn’t feel like I was able to do everything for them that I should do,” ...

Sabre Dogs outslug Sodbusters 14-5

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs came from behind to defeat the Hastings Sodbusters 14-5 in game two of a three game series. With the win, the Sabre Dogs leapfrog into first place in the Expedition League’s Lewis Division with a 16-8 record. Souris Valley has now won six straight and will go ...

Jackson named MSU wrestling assistant coach

Chayse Jackson has been named assistant wrestling coach at Minot State announced head coach Evan Forde on Tuesday. Jackson has spent the last two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Dubuque. “We are extremely excited to welcome Chayse to our coaching staff,” said ...

Sabre Dogs come from behind, defeat Sodbusters 8-4

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs battled back for an 8-4 come-from-behind victory over the Hastings Sodbusters in game one of a three-game series. The Sabre Dogs fell behind 3-1 when Hastings hit a three-run home run in the top of the third. The Sabre Dogs rallied to tie it with runs in the ...

Minnesota gets regular PGA Tour stop in 7-year deal

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The PGA Tour will soon be making a regular stop in Minnesota. Long host to the 3M Championship, a thriving tournament on the senior circuit, the TPC Twin Cities course in suburban Minneapolis has landed a spot on the main PGA Tour with a seven-year contract starting in ...

Showdown on Father’s Day

Fighting with his Sprint Car all night, Minot native Donny Schatz didn’t have the horsepower to revisit victory lane at his hometown track of Nodak Speedway. The nine-time and defending World of Outlaws champion was undone by Daryn Pittman and Brad Sweet Sunday evening on Father’s ...

Juggling act

McKinlee Harmon got the most out of her high school experience. The wide-eyed freshman who sat on the bench in amazement turned into the super senior who wanted to do it all. If something was happening at Bishop Ryan Catholic School last year, whether in the classroom or elsewhere, there was ...

Hometown Outlaw

The laps ticked off and Donny Schatz didn’t have the speed to keep up. It was an unusual sight that the roaring grandstand crowd at Nodak Speedway hadn’t seen in over half a decade. David Gravel conquered the dirt last year — going wire-to-wire in the 35-lap main feature — to ...

Sabre Dogs rained out, sets up doubleheader

Officials from the Expedition League, along with the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs decided to postpone Saturday’s game against the Casper Horseheads due to the rainy weather. The two teams will play a doubleheader this evening with Game 1 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Corbett Field. Both games will be ...

North Dakota falls to Montana in Badlands Bowl, 55-7

DICKINSON — The senior classes of North Dakota and Montana took to the field Saturday in the Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl. Last year, Montana took home the win handily as they defeated North Dakota 63-0. North Dakota was at least able to get on the scoreboard this year, but fell to ...

Magi to the Badlands

DICKINSON — North Dakota was smacked around in last year’s The Knights of Columbus Badlands Bowl. No mercy was given as Montana rolled to the biggest victory in the history of the All-Star high school football game between the two states, 63-0. This evening in Dickinson at the Bieslot ...

Hilgenkamp named MSU’s Director of Basketball Operations

Tate Hilgenkamp has been selected as the Director of Basketball Operations for the men’s and women’s programs at Minot State, Director of Athletics Andy Carter announced on Friday. Hilgenkamp will work with both programs in recruiting, on-court coaching and development and the ...

Sabre Dogs outrun Horseheads

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs’ offense continued their fireworks in Game 1 against the Casper Horseheads, surging to a 15-6 victory. The Sabre Dogs led 7-1 heading into the fourth inning, but by the eighth inning, Souris Valley’s lead had been reduced to 8-6. In the bottom of the ...

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo used the World Cup to show everyone he's the GOAT. Ronaldo rubbed his chin after scoring minutes into Portugal's opener against Spain, implying he is the Greatest of All Time. Then he scored two more goals, including a perfectly placed 88th-minute free ...

Four home runs lift Sabre Dogs over Hotshots

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs’ offense came to life in game two against the Hub City Hotshots as they earned a 13-2 win in five innings to split the series with the Hotshots. Before the game was called due to lightning, the Sabre Dogs had hit four home runs on 14 hits. Jarret Whorff pitched ...