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Minot State names Aldrich head football coach

Minot State's search for a new football coach is over. Former Augustana University head coach and Southwest Minnesota State University assistant Mike Aldrich has been selected to lead the MSU football program, the university announced Monday. MSU Director of Athletics Andrew Carter picked ...

Augustana blanks Minot State wrestling

Augustana rolled to a 50-0 win over Minot State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference wrestling action Sunday afternoon at the MSU Dome. Augustana earned extra points in nearly every match. At 141, Jered Subtle lost in overtime, while Cody Haugen lost a one-point match to Jacob ...

A win is still a win

The Our Redeemer’s Christian School boys basketball team has notched wins over Bishop Ryan and Des Lacs-Burlington in the last 10 days. And it would seem those wins have had a hangover effect on the Knights. One night after pulling away in the second half for a win over Glenburn, the ...

No. 10 Aggies invade Minot, upset No. 8 Bishop Ryan

There was more chanting for the road team than the home team Saturday night at Bishop Ryan High School. In return, the No. 10-ranked Velva-Sawyer Aggies (14-2) treated their traveling vocal supporters to a 54-39 victory in an emotional Region 6 girls basketball battle against No. 8-ranked ...

Early run too much to overcome for DL-B

If Des Lacs-Burlington would have played like they did in the fourth quarter at the start of the game, then perhaps the Lakers could have added another notable win to their resume. Instead, the Class B girls state champion runner-ups from a year ago in Watford City (11-4) built up a big ...

Undlin reaches milestone, M-L-S falls to Heart River

Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood sophomore Isaac Undlin reached a milestone in his young playing career Saturday evening in the Class B Day at Our Redeemer’s Christian School. With a drive to the basket from the left baseline and a monsterous two-handed dunk, Undlin scored his 1,000th career ...

Minot High shut down by Roughriders at home

The Minot High School boys hockey team couldn't get the puck past the combination of Grand Forks Red River goaltenders Nate Bradbury and Jacob Melhoff Saturday evening as the Roughriders (16-1-0) rolled to a 6-0 victory at Maysa Arena. Six different goal scorers contributed for GFRR with its ...

Minot State hockey takes down Arizona State

The Minot State men’s hockey team turned in a dominating effort Saturday night, outshooting Arizona State 43-21 in a 5-1 win at Maysa Arena. Shain Scheschuk, Morgen Martelle, Carey Morrison, Eric Bollefer and Brett McNevin each had a goal for the Beavers. MSU goalie Holden Kurtz had 20 ...

Undefeated no more

DICKINSON — The Minot High School boys basketball team had its winning streak snapped and its hopes of a perfect season come crashing to an end Friday night in Dickinson No. 3-ranked Dickinson (13-1, 11-1 West Region) avenged its only loss on the season by toppling the top ranked Magi ...

No. 1 Beavers hockey pounces early for big win

The No. 1-ranked Minot State Beavers (19-2-1) scored early and often against the No. 6-ranked Arizona State (21-5-0) Friday night for a 7-2 home victory. Jeremy Johnson opened the scoring 45 seconds into the game and the Beavers scored two more times in the first three minutes. Johl Swedlo ...

Ross relays vision of unprecedented success for Minot State football

Patrick Ross, the former head coach at Lindenwood University (St. Charles, Mo.), was the final candidate to be interviewed on the Minot State campus on Friday in the hopes of becoming the next head coach of the MSU football team. Ross coached at Lindenwood from 2004 to 2016 and helped the ...

Milestone moment

In one way or another, every individual has a calling to fulfill in life. In the case of Des Lacs-Burlington’s Doug Wagner that calling has been to coach boys basketball. For the past 37 years, most of those at DL-B, Wagner has worked with young men, teaching them basketball and ...

MSU hires Cordova as next volleyball coach

Dana Cordova was named the ninth volleyball head coach at Minot State University Thursday by the Director of Athletics Andy Carter. Cordova replaces Ben Kaszeta, who was dismissed Nov. 17, 2016 following an overall record of 8-48 over two seasons. “We feel very fortunate to have Dana ...

NSIC tested Aldrich desires competitiveness for MSU football

The second candidate vying for the vacant head coaching position at Minot State University talked to the public and media members Wednesday evening with a rather distinct qualification of his resume. Mike Aldrich, former associate head coach at Southwest Minnesota State, defensive coordinator ...

Minot athletes win Special Olympics medals

Several Minot athletes received medals in the Special Olympics Winter Games at Annie’s House in Bottineau Jan. 20 and 21. Snow shoe winners were: Christy Coughlin, 400 meter Gold; Jon Fettig, 100 meter and 200 meter Gold; Tiffany Coutts, 100 meter Silver; Kimberly Coutts, fifth in 100 ...

Crosstown clash

Two inner city rivals with two perfect records in District 12 put everything on the line Tuesday night as No. 9-ranked Bishop Ryan and Our Redeemer’s put on a show that Class B Minot area supporters won’t soon forget. Down by double-digits midway through the fourth quarter, the Knights ...

Minot stays perfect with road win at Williston

By Daily News staff WILLISTON — The Minot High boys basketball team remained perfect on the season Tuesday night with a 95-50 road win at Class A West Region rival Williston. “After the first six minutes, we picked up the intensity and got some things done defensively,” Minot High ...

Turning the tables

Spirits were low last Thursday evening when the Minot High School boys hockey team got thumped by West Region leading Bismarck High, 10-1. Monday night they got some retribution against Bottineau/Rugby. Led by captain Easton Bennett scoring four goals, the Magi (8-5-2, 6-3-1 West Region) ...