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Last year’s District 12 title game was settled in overtime. Those same two teams appeared to have a chance to head back there again on Monday night, until No. 2-seeded Bishop Ryan edged away from the defending district champions and No. 1-seeded Our Redeemer’s in the final four ...

Green Gerding leaving Minot State women’s basketball program

For the first time in 22 years, the Minot State women’s basketball team will have a new leader. Former MSU coach Sheila Green Gerding announced she’s stepping down from the program Monday, attributing the decision to her desire to spend more time with her husband and three ...

Lakers, Bombers qualify for the Region 6 tournament

The Des Lacs-Burlington and Lewis & Clark-Berthold boys basketball teams made sure the top four seeded teams in the District 12 tournament would advance to the Region 6 tournament with victories Monday evening at the Minot Auditorium. No. 3-seeded Des Lacs-Burlington took care of No. ...

Four Minot High skaters selected to All-State teams

The Minot High School boys and girls hockey teams had a collection four players named to the All-State teams following the conclusion of its seasons on Saturday. For the Magi, the trio of senior forward Easton Bennett and junior defensemen Colby Enns and Patrick Heide were selected. Bennett ...

Panthers take Sioux 50-36

Matthew Semisch / Bottineau Courant Rugby guard Landen Foster reaches for a loose ball while Westhope-Newburg’s AJ Jiles defends during the District 11 boys basketball championship game Monday in Rugby. RHS defeated the Sioux 50-36.

Dakota College at Bottineau wins 10th national hockey title

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The Dakota College at Bottineau hockey team has had quite the run in recent years. The Lumberjacks captured their second straight NJCAA championship Sunday with a 7-4 win over the Erie Community College Kats in a rematch from last season’s title game. In all, it’s ...

Last second win

Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good. On Saturday night, luck was definitely in the corner of the Our Redeemer’s Christian School boys basketball team. After trailing their Class B District 12 semifinal matchup with Lewis & Clark-Berthold all night, the Knights got a basket ...

Bishop Ryan outlasts DL-B on Stewart’s triple

Down by a point with less than 30 seconds remaining, senior Eli Stewart found a pocket of space right in front of his bench and senior Cody Feist swung him the ball. “I better make this,” Stewart was thinking as he put up the long 3-pointer. He did. And No. 2-seeded Bishop Ryan (19-2) ...

No. 1 Beavers rebound to get 2-0 victory

Friday was the beginning of an awkward stretch for the Minot State hockey team. Having already been guaranteed the No. 1 seed in the ACHA National Tournament since the bracket was announced Wednesday, the Beavers knew they had to maneuver through four essentially meaningless regular season ...

MHS gymnastics end season with a sixth place duo

DICKINSON — The Minot High School gymnastics team ended its season Saturday with the individual portion of the state meet. The Majettes had two gymnasts tie for sixth place in the all around, Olivia Schoffstall and Bella Price, with 36.200 points. Julia Red Wing from Bismarck took first ...

Magi swimming and diving claim West Region title

JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School boys swimming and diving team captured the program’s 35th West Region title Saturday in Jamestown. The Magi scored 530 points and won three out of the 12 events to top Century (450 points), Mandan (323 points), hosts Jamestown (238 points) and four other ...

Set nerves aside

Giving up the first seven points isn’t ideal, but No. 4-seeded Lewis & Clark-Berthold (15-4) set aside its early struggles to soar past No. 5-seeded Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood, 64-37, on Friday night in the first round of the boys District 12 basketball tournament. “I think we came out ...

Des Lacs-Burlington coasts to tournament semifinals

Entering Friday night’s District 12 boys basketball tournament quarterfinal contest, the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers knew Bishop Ryan was waiting the winner of their contest with Surrey. So perhaps, it was a little understandable that maybe the Lakers were looking ahead just a little ...

Ryan runs away from Glenburn 75-15 to reach district semifinals

The No. 2-seeded Bishop Ryan boys basketball team built up 24-point lead before No. 7-seeded Glenburn could even get on the scoreboard Friday night in a first round District 12 tournament game. Nine minutes of scoreless basketball for Glenburn (5-15) to start the postseason helped prompt a ...

Two third-period goals keep Central boys unbeaten

FARGO — With one game left in the season, the Grand Forks Central boys hockey team’s undefeated season is still alive. The Knights can thank Judd Caulfield for that. Caulfield, a sophomore forward on Central’s dominant top line, scored two third-period goals to lead the Knights to a ...

ORCS steamrolls South Prairie to open District 12 play

Our Redeemer’s Christian School boys basketball coach Jeremy Feller couldn’t have been happier with his team’s performance Friday. The Knights were in control of their District 12 opener from tipoff, dismantling South Prairie 73-37 at the Minot Auditorium. “We had good energy from ...