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Majettes take third, Magi eighth at state cross country meet

JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Jamestown Saturday for the Class A State Cross Country Meet at Parkhurst Recreation Area. Magicians The Minot High boys Cross Country team took eighth at the state meet with a team total of 239. Williston ...

Rising to the occasion

On a day where seasons came to an end and championship tickets were punched, the stars came out. Day 2 of the District 12 Tournament kicked off Friday at Minot Municipal Auditorium as four teams played in loser-out matches and another four played in the semifinals. The day opened with a bang ...

MSU soccer clinches postseason berth with two Lewis goals

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The Minot State women’s soccer team earned its spot in the NSIC Tournament and moved one step closer to hosting a first-round postseason game at Herb Parker Stadium with a 2-0 road win over St. Cloud State on Friday. The Beavers (10-4-3, 8-4-2 NSIC) overtook St. Cloud ...

Rugby, Velva advance to District 11 volleyball title match

For a second day in a row, the District 11 Volleyball Tournament ushered through all the top seeds. Here is a recap of the three postseason matches that were played Friday at Nedrose High School in Minot. Brewer, No. 2 Velva serves up sweep of Bottineau The No. 2-seeded Velva Aggies ...

Beavers football continues to seek out building blocks

With the belief that better days are ahead, the Minot State football team hit another pothole in the road last Saturday against Wayne State. Minot State dropped to 1-7 overall after getting shutout at home, 34-0. Chalk the unfavorable result up as another learning experience for the youthful ...

Postseason underway

There’s nothing like postseason volleyball. The District 12 Tournament kicked off Thursday at Minot Municipal Auditorium with a heavy dose of quality volleyball as all eight teams competed with hopes of claiming the coveted district title. Our Redeemer’s found itself in a nail biter ...

District 11 volleyball tourney: Top seeds victorious

Day 1 of the District 11 volleyball tournament tried to offer up a few surprises, but the three top-seeded teams all held serve Thursday at Nedrose High School. Here is an overview of what happened on the first day. Hosts No. 4 Nedrose outlasts Eagles in a four-set classic Lengthy ...

Majettes swimming and diving wins final meet of regular season

The Minot High School swimming and diving seniors ran through a tunnel of their underclassmen peers as head coach Emily Jensen thanked them for their time on the team Thursday at the Magic City Campus. Minot was victorious in its final home and regular season meet over Mandan, 129-57. “I ...

Battle for the district crown

After three months of regular-season competition, the District 12 tournament is upon us. Eight teams will now take to the court at the Minot Municipal Auditorium today for an opening-round show of district powerhouses and determined underdogs alike. Here is a look at each of the matchups ...

District 11 volleyball tournament begins today

As the end of the season draws near, it’s time for the District 11 volleyball teams to go head to head to determine who will move on to the Region 6 Tournament. The District 11 Tournament starts at 3 p.m. today at Nedrose High School in Minot. Semifinals and loser-out matches will be played ...

Sticking with it

Ben Bohl had a major decision to make. It’s hard to picture Bohl not being in pads and a helmet, as the senior quarterback was a playmaker for the Bishop Ryan Lions football team and one of the most lethal offensive weapons in Class A football this season. But, in the summer of 2016, the ...

Finishing in style

In the last home match of her high school volleyball career, senior outside hitter Kyley Lauf gave the fans at Des Lacs-Burlington something to remember. Lauf was a one-women wrecking ball on Monday’s Senior Night, totaling 22 kills in DLB’s sweep over Velva. The Lakers displayed their ...

Majettes volleyball gets road sweep against TMCHS

BELCOURT — The Minot High School volleyball team picked up its second road win of the season Monday evening with a 3-0 sweep over winless Turtle Mountain Community High School. The Majettes (11-20, 6-12 WDA) defeated the Bravettes (0-21, 0-19 WDA) by set scores of 25-10, 25-3 and ...

Piceno named NSIC Defensive Player of the Week

­­Minot State women’s soccer senior defender Yesenia Piceno was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Defensive Player of the Week after the Beavers shutout Upper Iowa and Winona State last weekend. Both Upper Iowa and Winona State each registered five shots (two shots on goal ...

Beavers back on track

The closer it gets to the end of the season, the more dangerous the Minot State women’s soccer team is becoming. Minot State (9-4-3, 7-4-2 NSIC) celebrated Senior Day in style with a 2-0 win over Winona State (6-7-1, 6-6-1 NSIC) on Sunday afternoon at Herb Parker Stadium. The Beavers are ...

Defensive stand: Velva’s defense ambushes Hazen in 24-8 postseason win

VELVA — Nothing is a given in postseason football. The Velva Aggies learned that the hard way on Saturday as they found themselves in a high-stakes showdown with Hazen in the opening round of the Class A football playoffs. Despite trailing at halftime, the Aggies managed to fend off the ...

Beulah ends Bishop Ryan’s undefeated season

In a rematch of last year’s first round Class A football postseason contest between Bishop Ryan and Beulah, the final outcome remained the same Saturday night despite the location change. The No. 3-ranked and Region 3 champion Lions had their season ended by Beulah for a second straight year ...

MSU football shutdown and shutout by Wayne State, 34-0

The Minot State football team was one day away from making it a full calendar without being shutout. In a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference clash for win No. 2 on the season, the Wayne State Wildcats (2-6) blanked the Minot State Beavers (1-7) Saturday afternoon, 34-0, at Herb Parker ...