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Wade Regier couldn't have scripted a better start to the Minot State hockey season.The Beavers, ranked No. 2 in the American Collegiate Hockey Association, have beaten the defending national champions (Lindenwood University) twice and defeated rival Jamestown in consecutive games en route to a ...

Beavers end first round tied for eighth

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MARYVILLE, Mo. Minot State University women's golf team carded a 332 in round one to finish in a three-way tie for eighth place at the Bearcat Fall Classic played at Mozingo Lake Golf Course.The Beavers have now finished in a tie as a team over their past four rounds of golf and their past ...

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Two things have been a given this season when the No. 13 ranked Minot State women's soccer team has taken the field. Senior striker Ninfa Ramirez is going to score and the defense is going pamper goalkeepers Erin Rafferty and Leila Torres by making them stop as few shots as possible.As a ...

Bulldogs Bulldoze Beavers

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Minnesota Duluth had been searching for a dominating defensive performance all season.Entering Saturday's game against Minot State at Herb Parker Stadium, the Bulldogs had allowed at least 31 points in their first five games and surrendered a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference worst 345.6 ...

Minotauros fall to Bismarck 5-4 in overtime

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After winning six straight games to start the season (a franchise record), the Minot Minotauros (6-1-1) are now slightly tending in the opposite direction, having dropped their second consecutive contest Saturday night with a loss to Bismarck (5-3-0) in a see-saw 5-4 overtime thriller.A hard ...

Playoff pairings for nine-man football set

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With the conclusion of the regular season Friday night, a new season now begins for 24 of the state's nine-man football teams.The state playoffs for nine-man football begins next weekend with eight opening round games at sites around the state. The playoff pairings were announced Saturday.The ...

Magi soccer wins play-in game to reach state tourney

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Needing a win to keep its season alive on Saturday, the Minot High School boys soccer team got a pair of goals from junior JJ Johannsen in the West Dakota Association Tournament to defeat St. Mary's 2-1."It was an absolute team effort," MHS coach Creighton Bachmeier said. " I'm proud of the ...

Gridlock ends in heartbreak

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In front of the home supporters, the No. 2 ranked Minot High School football team could have clinched a Class AAA playoff berth Friday night with a victory over No. 4 Bismarck High.Instead, the Demons (6-1, 4-1 Western Dakota Association) decided to spoil the party with a 14-7 win at Duane ...

DL-B clinches Region 3 title with 18-0 win over Bombers

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DES LACS It takes a total team effort to win a championship of any kind.Such was the case for the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers Friday night.The Lakers played arguably their best football of the season, on both sides of the ball, en route to a 18-0 win over the Lewis & Clark/Our ...

Minot State hockey wins fifth straight

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The Minot State hockey team improved to 5-0 on the young season with a 5-3 victory over Jamestown Friday night.Jamestown took the opening lead with a 5-on-3 power play goal, but Dylan Johnson tied the score up for the Beavers and MSU Nick Zern tacked on another before the end of the first ...

Minot High finishes second at home meet

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The Minot High School girls swimming and diving team took second against place Friday evening in a meet held at MHS. West Fargo won the event 555 to 502 over Minot. Sheyenne took third (471), Grand Forks Central fourth (358) and Grand Forks Red River fifth (298)."It was nice to host a couple ...

NSIC North matchup with MSU and UMD has potential for fireworks

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If Minot State's matchup with Minnesota Duluth is like any of the Bulldogs' last five games, expect a shootout at 1 p.m. today at Herb Parker Stadium.UMD - ranked No. 19 in the D2football.com national poll - has allowed at least 31 points and scored at least 34 points in every contest."They've ...

‘Earned the right’

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The wind was howling Wednesday afternoon as the Minot High football team finished up its practice. With the players taking a knee, head coach Barry Holmen stood in the middle of the group and addressed his team.His message was loud, clear and carried in the breeze."We earned the right to play ...

Des Lacs-Burlington closing in on Region 3 title

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With its 22-14 win last week over then-ranked No. 2 Bishop Ryan, the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers football team took a giant leap forward in claiming its first region championship since 2013.A win tonight over the Lewis & Clark/Our Redeemer's Bombers will clinch the region title for the ...

Surging Tauros confident, only remaining unbeaten in NAHL

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The only undefeated team left in the North American Hockey Association resides in Minot.Six games into the 2016-17 season, the Minotauros have racked up a +13 goal differential en route to a 6-0 start, the best in franchise history.The Minotauros have already racked up key wins, defeating ...

Knights tame Mavericks

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The Our Redeemer's Christian School volleyball team swept Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood with ease Thursday night at home by scores of 25-6, 25-12, 25-5.The Knights attack was balanced with the kills being spread out between senior Makayla Gartner (8), senior Abbey Koppinger (7), junior Ryleigh ...

Magicians state bound

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By MARK JONESStaff writermjones@minotdailynews.comComing off a third-place showing at last weekend's West Region tournament, the Minot High tennis team will look to keep momentum in its corner as it opens up state tournament competition today in Grand Forks.The Magi will face Grand Forks ...

NDSU football experience lives up to the hype

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FARGO - It's nearly impossible to enter any public place in North Dakota without seeing some kind of representation of North Dakota State football.Go to the mall, you'll see someone in a Carson Wentz jersey, even if they never watched an Eagles game in their life until a few months ago. Journey ...

Smith and the Saints

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MANDAN - As the final group of Sydney Smith (St. Mary's), Morgan Hetletvid (Grand Forks Red River) and Carrie Carmichael (Williston) approached the green of hole No. 18 on the Prairie West Golf Course, there was a half circle of girls from all different teams sitting together to watch the final ...