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Majettes soccer falls in first round to Shanley/Oak Grove

BISMARCK — A disappointing start to the state tournament plagued by nerves. The Minot High girls soccer team (12-2-1), coming into the NDHSAA State Tournament as the champions of the West, fell to Shanley/Oak Grove 2-0 Thursday at the Bismarck Community Bowl. “Honestly, the first 15 ...

Sabre Dogs pick up series win, edge Sodbusters 9-6

HASTINGS, Neb. – The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs picked up their first-ever series victory with a 9-6 win over the Hastings Sodbusters. The matchup completed a three-game set between the two teams. Ryan Miller got his second start of the season for Souris Valley and struck out four Hastings ...

Threat from the West

Have a stellar regular season, check. Become champions of the West Region, check. Qualify all seven individuals for the state tournament, check. The only thing that could make this season better would be a grand finish this weekend in Grand Forks, and for Minot High girls tennis team (17-1), ...

Numerous local baseball and softball teams chasing after state titles

State championships are hard to come by. But, with seven high school baseball and softball teams in the region making the trip to the last tournament of the season, the odds are looking pretty good right now that a local team (or teams) could bring home a state title. Here is a breakdown ...

Class B boys and girls state golf tournaments concluded Wednesday

MAPLETON — After a short spring season, the boys and girls Class B state golf tournaments ended Wednesday. Area teams travelled to Maple River Golf Club in Mapleton to compete. Boys Kindred took home the Class B boys state title Wednesday with a 608, or 32 strokes over par. Both Des ...

Evanoff, Magi golf exceptional in WDA tourney win

DICKINSON — With a regional championship on the line, the season-long clash between Minot High School and Bismarck Century out on the links went the Magicians’ way Tuesday at the Heart River Golf Course in Dickinson. The Magi dropped an impressive team score of 291 (three strokes over ...

Last rounds ahead

Through all the trials and tribulations of an interesting spring season, the Our Redeemer’s boys golf team have continued to excel. In doing so, the Knights find themselves in reasonable striking distance of winning the school’s first-ever state championship across all ORCS sports. ...

Memorial Day racing

Alex Eisen/MDN Heat 1 of the IMCA Stock Car class drives through the first corner at Nodak Speedway on Monday. Results from the special night of racing on Memorial Day can be found in the scoreboard section on B2.

Tougher than dirt

The dirt was flying and drivers were dueling. Championship night of the Tougher than Dirt Tour (TTDT) took center stage at Nodak Speedway Sunday as the IMCA Sport Mods and Hobby Stocks battled it out for a mid-season title. The TTDT featured five races in five days with stops at the ...

Former Magi hockey player Bennett enjoying the MJHL

After graduating high school, Easton Bennett had one thing on his mind: hockey. With hard work and dedication, Bennett now finds himself as a member of the Steinbach Pistons in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. Bennett left Minot to chase his dream of playing hockey with the chance to score ...

Champions crowned

BISMARCK — Local-area teams found success on the track and in the field on the final day of the North Dakota state track and field meet Saturday at the MDU Resources Community Bowl in Bismarck. Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark bolstered a pair of state champions in Caitlyn Vogel and ...

MHS relays and field events shine at state

BISMARCK - Combined the Minot High School boys and girls track and field teams had 12 Top 5 finishes at the state meet this weekend at the MDU Resources Community Bowl in Bismarck. Ten of those events were either relays or field events. The Magicians placed eighth as a team with 43 points. ...

Magi baseball defeats Jamestown for spot at state

WILLISTON — After a loss to Williston Friday, the Minot High baseball team was knocked out of WDA championship contention but had a chance to fight for a spot at state at Ardean Aafedt Stadium in Williston Saturday. The Magicians faced Jamestown for the state qualifying round. The teams ...

Andrysiak no-hitter propels Majettes softball to state

MANDAN — Senior pitcher Marisa Andrysiak surrendered two walks and Minot High’s offense scored in every inning to return the Majettes softball team back to the state tournament. No. 2-seeded Minot High (19-8) defeated No. 8-seeded Legacy, 10-0 in five innings, Saturday in a state ...

Dodin wins WDA singles title

Four Majettes advanced Saturday to the semifinal round of the WDA Individual Championships at Hammond Park in Minot - two in singles and a pair in doubles. Three Majettes had the opportunity Saturday to play for a spot in the state tournament - one in singles and a pair for ...

Off and running

BISMARCK — The sun was beating down while bodies were being pushed to extreme limits. The first day of the North Dakota Class A and Class B state track and field meet was grueling Friday, as high school athletes took over the MDU Resources Community Bowl in Bismarck. Sixteen field events ...

Soaring to a state title

BISMARCK — Adrian Davis-Aguilar strolled into last year’s Class A long jump competition as the top-seeded favorite. He took 10th and didn’t place. The Minot High School senior in his final go around wasn’t going to let that happen again Friday at the MDU Resources Community Bowl in ...

Majettes softball unravels late in WDA semifinal

MANDAN — Two innings away from clinching back-to-back state tournament berths over the last two seasons, the Minot High School softball team fell victim to a late surge by the Century Patriots. “It was a pretty good game until the sixth inning,” MHS coach Gerard Cederstrom said. ...

Majettes tennis advances three to WDA Individual tourney semis

Coming off a team win Thursday, the Minot High tennis team was hungry for more Friday. The girls competed in the WDA Individual Tournament Friday at Hammond Park in Minot. The semifinal and championship matches for both singles and doubles will conclude on Saturday. Singles In the first ...