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Majettes volleyball swept by three-time defending champs Century

BISMARCK — The Minot High School volleyball team was tested Thursday evening in Bismarck against three-time defending Class A state champions Century. Facing an always challenging opponent, the Majettes (5-9, 1-6 WDA) couldn’t hang with the Patriots (10-3, 6-0 WDA) and were swept quickly ...

Sabre Dogs’ EJ Ranel named Expedition League Player of the Year

Souris Valley Sabre Dogs’ outfielder EJ Ranel is named the Expedition League Player of the Year for on-field performance and community involvement. The 2018 season for the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs was a magical season in the Magic City not only for the team, but for Ranel as well. He hit two ...

Cooking up a rivalry win

Jordyn Cook was exhausted and had no interest in playing 20 minutes of sudden-death overtime. So, with 2:09 remaining in regulation, the sophomore forward decided to be the hero. “I’ve been out for two weeks because I have been injured, and I knew I couldn’t run anymore,” Cook said. ...

Falling behind

Even in a crushing defeat, the Majettes held their heads high. Minot High School volleyball team ran into a roadblock on Tuesday, falling at home to Legacy, 3-0, in a game where the Majettes couldn’t keep pace. “We knew that Legacy was going to be tough,” head coach Sherry Carlson said. ...

Magi soccer powers past Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — Tuesday’s trip to Jamestown was all business for the Minot High School boys soccer team as they dismantled the Blue Jays, 7-0. It didn’t take long for Minot High to catch fire as Jordin Lennon drew first blood in the fourth minute, scoring on a ball that was assisted by ...

MSU men’s golf finishes fourth to open new season

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Minot State men’s golf team finished fourth at the two-day Bemidji State Invitational in its season opener on Tuesday at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. The Beavers shot a second-round score of 299 to finish with a team total of 597. Finishing ahead of them were ...

The new guy

Courage Amsbury was out of his element. It didn't take much to point out the new guy at practice for Minot F.C., a local youth soccer club, last November. Amsbury, a cross country and track runner for Minot High School, always admired soccer from afar. He enjoyed watching professional teams ...

Inseparable

Both teams came in unbeaten. Both teams left unbeaten. After 110 minutes, the Minot State women’s soccer team tied with Northwest Nazarene, 1-1, Saturday evening at Herb Parker Stadium. The Beavers moved to 2-0-1 overall on the season, while the Nighthawks went to 4-0-1 overall. Both ...

MSU volleyball takes a set in loss to No. 3 Northern State

Coming in with a 0-20 record against Top 5 ranked Division II opponents since joining the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in 2012, the Minot State volleyball team had history firmly against them Saturday afternoon against No. 3-ranked Northern State at the Minot State Dome. While that ...

Majettes win Mandan Kiwanis meet, Magi place seventh

MANDAN — The Minot High cross country teams travelled to Mandan Saturday to compete in the 25th Annual Kiwanis Invitational at Mandan Municipal Golf Course. The Majettes took first with 70 points followed by Bismarck High (100), Bismarck Century (104), Mandan (128) and Watford City ...

Lakers leave no doubts

Dante Gunville strolled up to the line of scrimmage, ready to give the home crowd something to cheer about. The junior quarterback for Des Lacs-Burlington already had a 20-0 lead to work with over Lewis & Clark-Berthold/Our Redeemer’s with just under six minutes remaining in the second ...

Magi tennis drops a pair of matches

The Minot High School boys tennis team couldn’t hang with East Region teams Grand Forks Red River and Grand Forks Central on Friday at Hammond Park. The Magi (5-3, 1-0 WDA) lost both non-conference matches in back-to-back sessions on their home courts, falling to the GFRR Roughriders 5-2 ...

Demons roll over Minot football

BISMARCK — Chalk up another big victory for the Bismarck Demons. The top-ranked team in Class AAA football rolled to a third straight victory on Friday night, beating Minot 42-7 at the MDU Resources Community Bowl. Will Madler threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and the Demons ...

Sweet Victory

With the match up for grabs, Abbie McKay stepped it up. Bishop Ryan had split the first two sets with Bottineau in its 3-1 victory on Thursday night. Now the scoreboard read 23-23 in the pivotal third set as each team looked to get the crucial win. After digging a Braves shot, the Lions set ...