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MSU women’s hockey trounces NDSU, 10-1

Once Vanessa Grimstad set her sights on the net, it was all over from there. The senior collected the puck off a pass from junior Brooke Mead during the first period of the Minot State women’s hockey team’s game against North Dakota State on Saturday at Maysa Arena. Grimstad made a ...

Majettes take two race wins in second place West Region performance

JAMESTOWN — After a season of hard work and dedication, the Minot High School swimming and diving Majettes traveled to Jamestown Saturday for the West Region Meet. The Century Patriots took first with 527 points, followed by Minot High (424), Williston (246), Mandan (230) and Dickinson (215) ...

Besting the Bruins

After trailing all night, the Minot Minotauros got their first lead of the game when it mattered most. The Minotauros (11-4-0) prevailed at home Friday evening in a showdown between two teams fighting for the top spot in the Central Division. Minot bested the Austin Bruins (10-2-3), 4-2, ...

MSU soccer knocks off U-Mary to reach NSIC Tournament title game

MANKATO, Minn. — After poking in the game-winning goal against St. Cloud State on Wednesday in the first round of the NSIC Tournament, junior Cinthya Samaniego delivered an encore performance Friday afternoon for the Minot State women’s soccer team. Leaping high into the air in the 34th ...

Senior send-off as MSU football preps for home finale

Going through the gauntlet season after season, only four survivors managed to reach the end of the road. The Minot State football team will honor them — Kiante Goudeau, Chris Rivers, Kywan Owens and Tristen Burnett — accordingly with Senior Day this afternoon in the Beavers’ final home ...

Still in the hunt

With the season in question, Minot High School sophomore Morgan Wheeler gave her team the boost it so desperately needed. The seventh-seeded Majettes volleyball team found themselves in a must-win situation Thursday as they hosted No. 10-seeded Watford City in a play-in match to make the West ...

Minot’s Widdel chasing first individual state diving title

When Adisynn Widdel first stepped onto the diving board her sophomore year, she had no idea where her diving journey would lead. Now, as a senior sitting atop the diving throne, Widdel is taking her final two meets in stride with one goal in mind: to finish on top. Widdel started off on the ...

Five Beavers named All-NSIC

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Five Minot State players, including first team selection Sofia Lewis, were named to the 2018 All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference team as selected by the conference head coaches and announced by the league office on Thursday. Joining Lewis on the all-conference ...

Better late than never

Cinthya Samaniego picked the perfect time to score her first goal for the Minot State women’s soccer team. After watching the first half from the sidelines, the once coveted junior college transfer out of Arizona Western poked in a game-winning goal to cap a gutsy comeback performance from ...

Room to grow

It’s still a work in progress. That’s the sense spectators got on Tuesday as the Minot High School volleyball team fell to Bismarck High at home, 3-0, in a match that marked Senior Night for the Majettes. Minot High showed flashes of potential throughout the night, communicating well and ...

Mon-Dak preseason basketball tournaments in New Town

NEW TOWN — The Four Bears Event Center and New Town High School will be hosting the Mon-Dak Conference preseason men’s and women’s basketball tournaments starting Thursday. New Town provides an ideal location for the renewal of the preseason conference tournaments with its geographical ...

MSU soccer hosts St. Cloud State to open the NSIC Tournament

Peaking heading into the postseason is tradition for the Minot State women’s soccer team. Since joining the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in 2012, the Beavers have racked up an impressive 27-4-4 record in the team’s final five games in the regular season over the last seven ...

MSU wrestling starts season with intrasquad dual

Gearing up for a new season, the Minot State wrestling team took to the mat against each other for its Red versus Green intrasquad dual on Tuesday at the Minot State Dome. The green team held on for a 27-24 victory. “I thought it went really well,” MSU fourth year head coach Evan Forde ...

Dethroned

For the first time since 2013, there’s a new District 12 volleyball champion. The District 12 Tournament ended with a plot twist on Monday as No. 2 Des Lacs-Burlington outlasted the top-seeded Our Redeemer’s Knights in a four-set thriller. The Lakers’ victory snaps Our Redeemer’s ...

Rugby volleyball outlasts Velva for fifth straight District 11 tourney title

Every point drew an enthusiastic roar. From the first serve to the last, the crowd at Nedrose High School was enthralled watching the best two teams in District 11 go head-to-head for a district tournament championship. The match deserved to go five sets and did with top-seeded Rugby (31-2) ...

Jonathan Davis sentenced for animal neglect

Jonathan Hillery Davis, 38, Burlington, was ordered on Oct. 25 to complete 190 hours of community service for failing to care for dogs that were left at a property in Kenmare in November 2017. When authorities finally got permission to enter the home, two of the dogs were lying dead and a ...

Berryman, Beavers brush off Bulldogs

The stakes were set even before kickoff. A victory Sunday afternoon for the Minot State women’s soccer team at Herb Parker Stadium secured the right to host a first round NSIC Tournament game. The Beavers (11-4-3, 9-4-2 NISC) weren’t going to let that opportunity slip away. Despite ...

Caging the Woodchucks

RAY — On a day where every inch was a battle, Kyle VanBerkom did just enough to help his team prevail. The Ray/Powers Lake football team entered Saturday’s 9-man quarterfinals matchup against St. John averaging 49 points per game, but the Outlaws quickly found themselves in a grind-it-out ...

Spuller, MSU volleyball spikes down Crookston

Shelby Spuller had the hot hand and the Beavers took full advantage while playing at home for the final time this season inside the Minot State Dome. The junior outside hitter swung away to tie Mallory Sall for Minot State’s Division II record for kills in three sets with 22, as the Beavers ...

MSU football falls in a shootout with Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football contest that featured 77 points, the Minot State football team couldn't keep pace and lost to Minnesota State Moorhead Saturday afternoon in Moorhead, 51-26. MSU junior wide receiver converted into a running back, Lane ...