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Class B individual wrestling state tournament kicks off in Fargo

FARGO — Just survive. That was the objective for everyone who took to the mats on Thursday as the Class B state individual tournament kicked off. After a full day of jostling for position, four wrestlers from each of the 14 weight classes went 2-0 to advance to their respective semifinal ...

Home ice kind for Magi hockey, Minot advances to WDA semifinals

Tension and excitement levels were raised Thursday for the first round of the West Region boys hockey tournament at Maysa Arena. No. 3-seeded Minot High used that to its advantage and gave the home supporters something to cheer about with a 5-1 victory over No. 6-seeded Mandan (9-12-1). ...

Magi celebrate Senior Night in the pool

A final round of applause filled the Magic City Campus pool in Minot Thursday as seniors on the Minot High School swimming and diving team faced the crowd with their parents. With big smiles and teary eyes, the seniors and their parents reflected on the legacy the swimmers will leave behind ...

No. 5 Ryan and Velva wrestling fall in opening round of dual tourney

FARGO — Bodies were hitting the mats Thursday as the Class B state dual tournament kicked off at the Fargodome. With the best teams in North Dakota battling to keep their hopes of a championship alive, here’s a look at how the Region 3 representatives faired: Velva The Velva wrestling ...

Title chasers

All roads lead to the Fargodome. The regular season is in the books, and the best high school wrestlers North Dakota has to offer are clashing in Fargo for the Class A and Class B wrestling state tournament. Here’s in depth look at some of the competitors: Class A Right in the mix of ...

Adult volleyball leagues seek participants

The Minot Recreation Commission’s adult spring volleyball will begin around the first week of April. Men’s, women’s and co-ed leagues will be offered this spring. All games will be played on weeknights at Minot Municipal Auditorium. The deadline to register a team is March 11. Entry fee ...

State of mind

Win and the Majettes were in. It was that simple. Entering the final game of the regular season tied on points with Devils Lake and Jamestown for the final two spots to make the state tournament, the Minot High School girls hockey team still had control of its own destiny Tuesday evening at ...

Majettes fall to Watford City on Senior Night, 64-55

The night started off perfectly until the Wolves crashed the party. The Minot High School girls basketball suffered a heartbreaker on Tuesday’s Senior Night game against Watford City. After bringing out the three seniors’ parents before tipoff for photos and a round of applause from the ...

Ryan boys basketball tops Rugby, 70-60

RUGBY – The Bishop Ryan boys basketball team delivered a statement on Tuesday. Ryan (17-2, 6-0 District 12) handled its business on the road, defeating District 11 powerhouse Rugby (15-3, 6-0 District 11), by a score of 70-60. The Lions came out swinging in the opening quarter, outscoring ...

Minot High boys drop road game against Braves

BELCOURT – Defense proved to be the Minot High boys basketball team’s Achilles heel on Monday, as the Magicians (10-7, 10-7 West Region) surrendered an early lead on the road to Turtle Mountain Community High School (6-13, 6-12 West Region) and were unable to rally in a 95-84 loss. “We ...

Lacking late execution

The Minot State softball team was an out away from an unbeaten opening homestand. So close, yet so far away. Minnesota Crookston came through with a two-out RBI single to force extra innings and then Maggie Morales finished the job off with an eighth inning grand slam that smacked a light ...

MSU wrestling nearly upsets No. 14 Augustana on Senior Day

In his final grapple inside the Minot State Dome, senior Jered Sublet walked off the mat victorious with a 9-6 decision over Jebben Keyes and put the Beavers up 12-0 three matches into the dual. The Minot State wrestling team had Senior Day momentum on its side Sunday and placed the pressure ...

Minot High hosts ‘More Alike than Different’ basketball game

The Minot High School renaissance team will be hosting the More Alike than Different basketball game for students with special needs at 7 p.m. today at the Magic City Campus. Some MHS students will be providing assistance by playing with the special needs students and helping them out during ...

Taking the title

If there was any doubt heading into Saturday, that’s over now. After running through its competition in the regular season, the No. 1-seeded Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood girls basketball team officially cemented its title Saturday as the top team in District 12 with a 38-31 victory over No. 2 ...

Ryan, Berthold survive region qualifier thrillers

With just two spots in the Region 6 Tournament available and four teams battling, fireworks ensued. Day 3 of the District 12 girls basketball tournament at Minot Municipal Auditorium kicked off with a pair of thrillers, as Bishop Ryan, Glenburn, Lewis & Clark-Berthold and Our Redeemer’s ...

Majettes leave their hearts on the ice in a 2-1 loss to West Fargo

The game was close. With nothing on the scoreboard and complete effort on the ice, both teams were hungry to make something happen. The Minot High School girls hockey team (6-13-0) fended off West Fargo United (10-6-0) for two periods Saturday in its contest at Maysa Arena. As time ran down ...

MSU softball sweeps home debut

The Minot State softball team made a strong first impression Saturday morning in its home debut inside the air-supported dome at Herb Parker Stadium. The Beavers (3-2) displayed power in a 5-2 win over Black Hills State (0-2) and then dominate pitching in a 1-0 win over Minnesota Crookston ...