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Grand slam, shutout leads MSU baseball to sweep

Mason Gifford and Darrel Doll combined for three home runs and nine RBIs and Zach Newman threw seven shut out innings on Sunday as the Minot State baseball team swept Northern State in a doubleheader at Corbett Field. The Beavers won 9-3 in the first game before recording a 4-0 victory in ...

MSU softball uses late-inning heroics to earn sweep

WAYNE, Neb. — The Minot State softball team broke a 6-6 tie in the first game with a pair of runs in the seventh inning of game one before overcoming a three-run deficit in the seventh inning of game two to clinch the doubleheader sweep over Wayne State on Sunday in Wayne, Nebraska. Minot ...

Minotauros take 2-0 series lead over Bismarck Bobcats

Things got physical and personal. In an all-out brawl that featured 17 total penalties, the Minot Minotauros knocked off the Bismarck Bobcats, 5-3, Saturday night at Maysa Arena in Game 2 of the first round series of the NAHL Robertson Cup playoffs. “It’s playoff hockey, there are a lot ...

Chances go begging as Majettes soccer draws with Saints, 1-1

Hands on top of the head and staring up at the clear blue sky in disbelief. It was one of those days for the Majettes in their home opener, as a handful of missed opportunities made the Minot High School girls soccer team settle for a 1-1 draw Saturday afternoon against Bismarck St. Mary’s ...

Majettes tennis sweeps, places three during Round Robin weekend

Coming in hot this season, Minot High School girls tennis was able to go 4-0 after the Minot Round Robin Duel Day Friday at Cameron Indoor Tennis Center. The Majettes earned wins against Dickinson (3-2), Jamestown (4-1), Bismarck Century (4-1) and Williston (5-0). “We got off to an ...

Minot baseball splits with Mandan

Playing baseball under the sun, the Minot High School Magicians took on the Mandan Braves for a doubleheader Saturday at Corbett Field. The teams split the day, each taking home a win. The Magicians claimed the first game, 4-1, while Mandan took the second game, 6-2. Minot pitcher Alex ...

Minotauros dismantle Bismarck, 5-1, for Game 1 win

With a buzzing home playoff crowd behind them at Maysa Arena, the Minot Minotauros didn’t leave anything to chance Friday evening. The Central Division No. 2-seeded Minotauros opened the 2019 NAHL Robertson Cup playoffs with a 5-1 statement win over a division rival, the No. 3-seeded ...

MSU offense earns 31-27 victory in Spring Football Game

Minot State quarterback Scott Fallers scampered into the endzone on fourth down with 16 seconds remaining on an 18-yard touchdown run to give the offense a 31-27 win on Friday night at the Minot State football Spring Game in the Air-Supported Dome. Ben Bolinske opened the scoring for the ...

Ryan and Surrey baseball embrace the cold, each nab a win

The Bishop Ryan and Surrey/Our Redeemer’s baseball teams combined to score 37 runs in a Thursday doubleheader, matching the 37 degree Fahrenheit temperature outside at Corbett Field. Braving the elements of a cold North Dakota spring evening, Ryan unloaded a 15-0 five-inning victory in Game ...

Minotauros host rival Bismarck to open Robertson Cup playoffs

A year ago, the Minot Minotauros used the momentum of barely making the NAHL Robertson Cup playoffs to defy the odds and reach the championship game. While getting into the postseason this time around was by far less stressful, the Minotauros are hoping this year’s late regular season push ...

Youthful Majettes tennis aims to defend WDA and state titles

Last season, with a mix of youth and experience, the Minot High School girls tennis team earned its second straight West Region team title and went on to capture the state team title for the first time in 27 years. The Majettes were also the first team from the West to capture the state title ...

MSU softball outlasts Bemidji State in a lengthy doubleheader sweep

The seemingly never-ending doubleheader lasted six hours and 30 minutes with the first pitch coming at 2 p.m. and the last pitch crossing home plate at 8:30 p.m. Any fatigue, however, was masked by jubilation for the Minot State softball team Wednesday night as the Beavers (19-12, 8-6 NSIC) ...

Ryan baseball strikes first, Rugby responds to force doubleheader split

The third time was finally the charm for the Rugby Panthers. Not much seemed to have changed since the Bishop Ryan baseball team earned a 13-3 mercy-rule win over Rugby on Saturday, as the Lions repeated history on Tuesday with a 13-3 win over the Panthers at Corbett Field in the first game ...

Majettes soccer rallies to defeat Mandan, 4-1

The Minot High School girls soccer team took the first jab of the evening like a champ and came back with some punches of its own on Tuesday against Mandan. After the Braves (1-1) struck first with a goal in the first few minutes of the opening half, the Majettes (2-0) shook off the miscue ...

Magi golf prepares for new season, new leadership

This might not be the same Minot team from last year, but that won’t hold the Magicians back. The Minot High School boys golf team peaked at the perfect time last season by placing fifth in the Class A state tournament with a group score of 603. The total bested that of any other West ...

Minotauros’ Lincoln Erne commits to Canisius College

Lincoln Erne is set to play NCAA Division I college, as the Minot Minotauros defenseman announced his commitment to Canisius College on Monday. The decision marks the 42nd Minotauros player in the last seven seasons to move on to the Division I level. Erne has recorded 52 points on nine goals ...