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Tonini tosses one-hitter, Magi baseball splits

BISMARCK — Minot High junior Carson Tonini did it all in the first game against Century on Saturday. Not only did he throw a five inning, one-hit complete game shutout, he knocked in all the Magi’s run in the 3-0 victory with a two-run triple and a sacrifice fly. The second game wasn’t ...

Season saver

Facing elimination, top seeded Minot came into Aberdeen Friday night and served notice their best of five game series was far from over. Powered by four first period goals, the Minotauros cruised to a 6-1 win over the Aberdeen Wings and now trail 2-1 in the series. From the onset, this game ...

Minot High baseball deals Dickinson another first loss

With a second chance at perfect season, the Dickinson High School baseball team certainly looked like the best squad in the West Region with an 8-0 victory in Game 1 of a doubleheader against Minot High School Friday evening at Corbett Field. The Magicians (8-4), however, regrouped and ...

NSIC, MidCo announce expanded live coverage

BURNSVILLE, Minn. - The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced an expanded one-year agreement with Midco Sports Network for live coverage of 20 football games in the 2017 season. The partnership will include 11 weeks of the “NSIC Thursday Night Game of the Week”, airing each ...

Ryan baseball sweeps Surrey

The Bishop Ryan baseball team found ways to win two different types of baseball games Thursday at Corbett Field. Ryan starting pitcher Alex Burckhard outlasted Surrey’s Jayden Wetzel in a 1-0 pitcher’s duel in Game 1, then the Lions opened the floodgates in Game 2, winning 10-2 in five ...

MSU softball adds Holland, DeLong

Minot State University head softball coach Bill Triplett announced the addition of Taryn Holland and Dakota DeLong to the program’s 2017 recruiting class Thursday. Holland, a 5-foot-6 first baseman from Clancy, Mont., and DeLong, a 5-foot-7 catcher/third baseman from Hudson, Fla., signed ...

Lions tame Majettes

The latest installment of the in-city rivalry on the softball diamond between Bishop Ryan and Minot High School went the Lions’ way on Thursday at the South Hill Complex. Bishop Ryan (8-4, 8-4 West Region), the designated home team despite both squads playing at their home venue, knocked ...

Building the dam

Overlooking the field at Herb Parker Stadium with his team below, Mike Aldrich liked what he saw from his office vantage point and couldn’t resist in directing a comment toward co-offensive coordinator Derek Edholm. “You know, we are a lot better than what I was expecting,” the ...

Minot State baseball splits, ends five-game win streak

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minot State University baseball team split a pair of games at Bemidji State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play on Wednesday at the BSU Baseball Field. The 5-2 win in Game 1 saw MSU push its win streak to five games, only to have it snapped in Game 2 by ...

Clean sweep

The Minot State softball team received strong efforts from the circle on Tuesday, lifting the Beavers to a doubleheader sweep of Bemidji State at Herb Parker Stadium. MSU took the first game 4-2, then won the second game 5-3. In Game 1, MSU’s catalyst, Jordan Grant, got things started ...

Magi baseball settles for another split

Winning the first game and dropping the second has started to become an unwanted routine for the Minot High School baseball team. For the third consecutive series, that’s exactly what transpired in Tuesday’s doubleheader against Jamestown at Corbett Field. The Magi (7-3, 7-3 West Region) ...

Legacy too much for Ryan softball

During all of Tuesday’s Class A West Region softball doubleheader at the South Hill Softball Complex, the Bishop Ryan Lions were slow out of the gate offensively. And it cost them. The Bismarck Legacy Sabers took full advantage en route to a 10-6 and 17-5 win to sweep the Lions. “Both ...

MHS tennis beats Williston

WILLISTON — The Minot High School girls tennis team picked up its fourth win in two days Tuesday, taking down Williston for the second time this season. MHS won the match 6-1. “We traveled to Williston today for a 4-3 non conference match with Williston and got strong singles play,” ...

For Tauros, it’s win or go home

Last weekend’s Robertson Cup playoff performance left the Minot Minotauros licking their wounds as they prepare for a must-win contest against Aberdeen at 7:05 p.m. Friday on the road. The Wings came into Maysa Arena and dictated the pace in both contests, limiting the Tauros to one goal ...

MHS tennis opens season with three victories

The Minot High girls tennis team couldn’t have envisioned a better beginning to its season Monday. In their season opening meet, the Majettes walked away with three victories, defeating Jamestown, Century and Williston at Hammond Park. Minot beat Jamestown 5-0, Williston 4-1 and Century ...

Borst named NSIC Player of the Week

Minot State University sophomore Michael Borst was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week the league announced Monday. Borst helped the Beavers to a 5-1 record on the week including the team’s first sweep taking all four games on the weekend against the ...

Beavers sign five in Cordova’s first class

Minot State University volleyball has signed five student-athletes for the 2017 season, head coach Dana Cordova announced Monday, marking her first recruiting class as head coach at Minot State. Cordova signed incoming freshmen Emily Barker, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Giovanna Hamilton, ...

Beaver softball adds infielder Marshall

Minot State University softball signed Alaina Marshall to a National Letter of Intent to join the squad in the fall. Marshall, a 5-foot-2 middle infielder from Selma, Calif., plays prep softball for Selma High School. “Alaina will give us some depth in the middle as she can play shortstop ...

Rain dampens Beavers softball

Gathered around in a circle after comfortably winning 14-5 in a five-inning mercy rule called first contest Saturday afternoon, the Minot State softball team couldn’t help but start dancing to Fifth Harmony’s “Work from Home” as they tried to stay warm and loose for the second game of ...

Tauros fall into 2-0 series deficit against Aberdeen

Two games into the Robertson Cup playoffs, the Minot Minotauros officially have their backs against the wall. Much like they did Friday, the Aberdeen Wings suffocated the Tauros offense Saturday night, beating Minot 3-1 and taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series. The series now returns ...