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DLB hopes for balanced offense in 2016

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If the Des Lacs-Burlington football team wants to top last year's season, coach James Johnson believes the Lakers need a balanced offensive attack."I definitely want to be balanced," DLB coach James Johnson said. "I hope we can keep the defense on their heels so they don't know what to ...

A heave short

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BISMARCK - It wasn't the end result Matt Hove and the Kenmare/Bowbells/Burke Central football team wanted.But after coming a Hail Mary away from beating Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter, Hove said his team can take some silver linings from Saturday's 38-34 shootout loss."We're a lot better off at this ...

Minot boys tennis opens by taking two of three matches

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The Minot High boys tennis team opened the 2016 season Friday with three matches at Hammond Park.The Magi defeated Mandan and Jamestown, while losing to Bismarck Legacy in the opener.In its 3-2 win over Mandan, the Magi got a win from Nick Malsom in singles and swept both doubles match.In the ...

Minot boys tennis opens by taking two of three matches

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The Minot High boys tennis team opened the 2016 season Friday with three matches at Hammond Park.The Magi defeated Mandan and Jamestown, while losing to Bismarck Legacy in the opener.In its 3-2 win over Mandan, the Magi got a win from Nick Malsom in singles and swept both doubles match.In the ...

Magi soccer shutout twice in opening games

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JAMESTOWN - The Minot High School boys' soccer team had its chances, but couldn't find the back of the net Saturday at the season-opening East/West Crossover played in Jamestown.In the afternoon contest at the Hillcrest Soccer Complex, West Fargo blanked the Magi, 4-0, and then Fargo Davies did ...

Nodak Speedway to crown champions tonight

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After four months of racing, four track champions will be crowned tonight at Nodak Speedway. Here's the current situation in each IMCA division heading into the last weekly points race of the season:IMCA Hobby StocksDana Brandt from Minot won the first hobby stock feature race of the season and ...

Matter of inches

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TOWNER - Six inches prevented Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood from getting a first down late in the fourth quarter as they tried to take the lead away from Towner-Granville-Upham in front of their home supporters Friday night.TGU made a fourth down defensive stand to make up for its two kickoff ...

Parshall wins turnover-plagued game over Surrey

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SURREY - Turnovers have a way of playing a factor in the outcome of a football game.The Parshall Braves took advantage of six turnovers by Surrey en route to 22-0 win in the nine-man season-opener for both teams Friday night in Surrey.The Braves were far from perfect, as they gave the ball back ...

MHS to induct four members into Hall of Fame

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The Minot High School 2016 Hall of Induction ceremony, scheduled for Sept. 24, will recognize four former athletes and two state championships teams.Those being honored include Dr. Dawn Mattern (track and field, basketball and as a contributor) Phil Shirek (football, basketball and baseball), ...

Scrimmage season

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The score? Didn't matter.Who they were playing, also, didn't matter.Playing the right way and getting prepared for the regular season, that's what mattered to Minot High School football coach Barry Holmen on Thursday as the Magi scrimmaged Class A Rugby High School and Hazen High School at ...

Powering past the past

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Everything fell into place for the Minot High School boys' soccer program last season, until they reached the postseason.MHS went unbeaten in the Western Dakota Association (11-0-1) for the first time in program history to capture its fourth region championship. However, its high hopes of ...

DL-B volleyball will focus on other strengths in 2016

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While there is no hiding the fact the Des Lacs-Burlington volleyball team will miss not having its best two players on the court from last season on the court, the Lakers are going to make the most of what could be a preview of things to come in the near future."I think we will be successful," ...

Speed over size for TGU

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TOWNER - Towner-Granville-Upham probably isn't going to overpower any nine-man football teams with size in the 2016 season.But if Friday nights turn into a track meet, TGU thinks it can compete with anyone."Speed is our strong suit," senior running back Caleb Cross said. "We need to keep moving ...

New season, same goal for North Prairie

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ROLLA - The North Prairie football team has new leadership, but the same goal from last season: win a state championship.After serving as the offensive coordinator last season, Pat Wilkes is North Prairie's new leader, replacing former head coach Terry Motl. Wilkes -- who still plans on ...

New era of football begins at Surrey

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SURREY - The Surrey football team has had its fair share of struggles over the years.But as the Mustangs kick off the 2016 season Friday night, a new era will officially begin.Mark Kennedy, who coached at Lewis & Clark-Berthold last season, takes over the helm of the Surrey program from ...

Brazilian police say Lochte, U.S. swimmers were not robbed

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian police said Thursday that swimmer Ryan Lochte and three U.S. teammates were not robbed after a night of partying, and the intoxicated athletes instead vandalized a gas station bathroom and were questioned by armed guards before they paid for the damage and ...

Feeding off momentum

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Entering the 2015 season, there were a lot of uncertainties about the Bishop Ryan volleyball team.A year later and a third-place finish in the Region 6 tournament, expectations are high for the Lions as the 2016 season approaches."It was huge," Bishop Ryan coach Kaycee Grochow said of her ...

Ryan football home opener moved

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By Daily News Staffsports@minotdailynews.comThe Bishop Ryan football team's home opener on Aug. 26 will have a different venue.Ryan was originally scheduled to play Rugby at 7 p.m. at Herb Parker stadium, but the location needed to be change due to the ongoing construction of an air-supported ...

Beaver volleyball hopes to take step in right direction

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Minot State volleyball coach Ben Kaszeta isn't sugarcoating anything.Kaszeta, entering his second year in charge of the Beavers, knows there's a tremendous amount of work to do to rebuild a program that went 3-24 in the 2015 season and 0-20 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play."We're ...

MSU soccer picked fourth in NSIC poll

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The Minot State women's soccer team keeps earning respect from Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference coaches.The Beavers were picked to finish fourth in the NSIC preseason coaches poll released Wednesday, finishing with 181 points. Augustana was tabbed as the league favorite with 215 points, ...