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Hard to keep track

Andrew Bertsch had one thing on his mind: Survive. Slowly but surely, racers got picked off on Sunday in the main feature of the Hobby Stock class at Nodak Speedway. Some begrudgingly made their way to the pits due to car problems. Others drifted off the track in a cloud of dirt. The less ...

Early offense, pitching carries Sabre Dogs to win

With dark ominous clouds roaming in the distance, the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs were determined to get Sunday’s game in and end their seven-game home stand on a positive note. The Sabre Dogs (7-8) brushed off the threat of rain, with sunshine peeking through the clouds a majority of the ...

Havoc at Hoeven

Two games. Twelve pitchers. Fifty-two runs. No, seriously. Even the rain couldn't put out the absolute barn burner that broke out at Jack Hoeven Park Saturday afternoon as the Minot Vistas kicked off their season with a doubleheader against Fargo Post 2. When the dust settled, Minot split ...

Back for summer baseball

The Minot Vistas are getting a little tired of watching what could have been. The Class AA North Dakota American Legion baseball team has experienced its fair share of heartbreak recently. “A bunch of our guys have witnessed three dogpiles in the last four baseball seasons,” Vistas ...

Minot High’s Jenna Sufka overcomes odds, plays sports with one hand

Many people may go through life questioning how they’d be able to survive without a limb, but for Minot High School’s Jenna Sufka it’s always just another day. Sufka, who just completed her junior year, was born without a left hand but never let that stop her from chasing every ...

Big Sticks extend division lead with 8-6 win over Sabre Dogs

Hanging tough, but not enough firepower to keep up. The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs (5-7) suffered their third straight loss, falling to the Lewis Division leading Badland Big Sticks (9-3) Thursday evening by a score of 8-6 at Corbett Field in Minot. The Big Sticks threatened to blow the game ...

Magi golf finishes strong, takes eighth at state

WAHPETON – One senior, two sophomores and a freshman. That’s the rotation the Minot High School boys golf team leaned on Wednesday at the Bois de Sioux Golf Course in the second and final round of the state tournament. Despite not having the most experienced group of the field, the young ...

Sabre Dogs fall to Big Sticks, 5-1

The odds were stacked against Cody Waters, but he was up for the challenge. The Souris Valley pitcher normally enjoys the role of the reliever for the Sabre Dogs, but a shortage of throwers suddenly presented him with the task of making his first start for the team on Wednesday. His opponent: ...

Magi golf wraps up Day 1 at state tournament

WAHPETON — The Minot High School boys golf team completed Day 1 of the state tournament on Tuesday at the Bois de Sioux Golf Course, recording a team score of 323 to land in seventh place. In first place at the halfway mark is Fargo Davies (293) followed by Grand Forks Red River (297) and ...

Minotauros select nine players in NAHL draft

By Daily News Staff sports@minotdailynews.com The Minot Minotauros welcomed nine new players into the family on Tuesday as the 2019 NAHL draft unfolded. Minot used its first pick (21st overall) on left wing Jay Buchholz. The Fargo native recorded 25 goals and 35 assists for 60 points in ...

Red-hot Magi golf team returns to state tournament

They’re back. It was 362 days ago when the Minot High School boys golf team walked off the Heart River Golf Course in Dickinson in the aftermath of a stellar Day 2 performance at the state tournament. The Magicians tallied the second-best team score of the final round, an even 300, to finish ...

Former Beaver Tyler Rudolph completes first professional season

Former Minot State men’s basketball player Tyler Rudolph concluded his first professional season overseas with Arcos Albacete (Albacete, Spain). The Bismarck native led his team to a 17-17 finish in the LEB Silver Spanish League. Rudolph was named the team’s most valuable player after ...

KOTTSICK: Only the best come north

The 2019 Armed Forces Championship was recently held at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. Air Force men captured the top five spots and the Army ladies dominated the girls division by 54 shots. The Air Force men have won eight of the last 10 contests of this ...

Haas takes first in action-packed afternoon at Nodak Speedway

With things beginning to unravel, Trevor Haas did what anybody would do: He sang a tune. The Minot native, driving the No. 99H car, was a blue-and-orange blur in the main feature of the Hobby class on Sunday as he started the race in the front of the pack and kept his competitors in the ...

Century tops Minot 7-2, wins second straight state baseball title

With the crowd hollering and Minot’s dugout fired up, only one person on the Bismarck Century side was clapping. That person was Kent Schweigert. With a killer poker face and a soothing tone to his voice, the Patriots head coach assured his kids that all was OK. “Hey, there’s a lot of ...

West Fargo softball champions again, rallies for 21st state title

Jadyn Iverson was groomed all season for this moment. Trailing 6-4 in the Class A softball state championship game, the sophomore slugger got her number called, picked up a bat and headed to the plate. “The umpire tried to tell me it was our No. 3 hitter (due up) and I said, ‘I ...