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Turnovers, MacDonald too much for MSU women

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Two obstacles prevented the Minot State women’s basketball team from earning its second straight win Saturday night. The first was self inflicted, as the Beavers had problems holding on to the ball en route to committing 18 turnovers in a 76-69 loss to St. Cloud State at the MSU Dome. St. ...

Magi close out regular season with a 10-4 win over Jamestown

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The Minot High School boys hockey team put on one final show at home Saturday evening in its last regular season contest. The Magicians (12-7-2, 10-3-2 West Region) lit up the scoreboard in a 10-4 victory over the Jamestown Blue Jays (9-12-0, 8-8-0 West Region) at Maysa Arena. Although, ...

Magi claim road win against Legacy 72-64

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BISMARCK — Senior guard KyJuan Johnson led the way with a match-high 24 points Saturday afternoon as the Minot High School boys basketball team took care off Legacy 72-64 on the road. The Magi went 12-for-23 from deep with Johnson knocking down six of them. Justin Engg (14 points), Peyton ...

Off and running

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Redemption is best served in the postseason. After losing by 19-points to Des Lacs-Burlington on the road earlier in the regular season, the Our Redeemer’s Christian School Knights reversed the outcome Friday evening with an 18-point win over the Lakers, 57-39, in the semifinals of the ...

MSU men have record night in 79-63 win

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It was a record-setting night for Minot State senior guard Nathan Mertens. The Devils Lake native had a school record 13 assists — with no turnovers —in MSU’s 77-63 win over Minnesota Duluth, passing CJ DeWitty’s previous mark of 12 set in the 2007-2008 season. But the honor was ...

Ryan advances to District 12 tourney game

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The Bishop Ryan girls basketball team is no stranger to playing in the Class B District 12 tournament championship game. The Lions will be making their sixth consecutive appearance in the title game, following a 44-27 win over Lewis & Clark-Berthold in the tournament semifinals Friday ...

MSU women snap losing streak, beat Duluth 78-72

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At long last, the Minot State women’s basketball team was able to breathe a sigh of relief. The Beavers had six players score in double figures and crawled back from a 18-point deficit early to snap an 11-game skid and defeat Minnesota Duluth 78-72 Friday at the MSU Dome. “We were ...

Glenburn, M-L-S stay alive in District 12

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The Glenburn Panthers advanced to today’s region-qualifying game with a 68-28 win over South Prairie Friday in the consolation round of the Class B District 12 girls basketball tournament at the Minot Municipal Auditorium. The Panthers raced out to a 45-15 halftime lead on South Prairie and ...

Majettes fall to Fargo North-South 5-4 in OT

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The Minot High girls hockey team had the No. 1 team in the state on the ropes at home, but Fargo North-South was able to escape Friday evening with 5-4 overtime win at Maysa Arena. After falling behind two goals in the first period, the Majettes scored four unanswered goals across the first ...

Resiliency lifts LC-B

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It could have been all too easy for the Lewis & Clark-Berthold girl’s basketball team to fold after the first quarter of their District 12 tournament game Thursday. The Bombers were staring a 12-3 deficit to Glenburn in the face and couldn’t buy a bucket in the first quarter. Yet, ...

DL-B survives upset bid by Surrey

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When it comes to postseason basketball, it’s all about surviving and advancing to the next day. While the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers punched their ticket into the Class B District 12 tournament semifinals this evening, their 42-32 win over seventh-seeded Surrey in the tournament ...

Tessa Olson steps up for her sister in Knights win over MLS

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Coming into Thursday’s first round District 12 match against No. 3-seeded Our Redeemer’s, the No. 6-seeded Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood girls basketball team would have anticipated that the Knights (16-4) would rely on their senior leading scorer Morgan Olson. Much to the contrary, it was ...

Bishop Ryan cruises by South Prairie

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The Bishop Ryan girls basketball team could do nearly nothing wrong in its District 12 tournament opener Thursday. Ryan raced off to a 43-13 halftime lead and had little difficulty in the second half, cruising to a 80-30 victory at the Minot Auditorium. The No. 1 seeded Lions will face ...

MSU wins one at home

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The Minot State University wrestling team won a non-conference dual against Dickinson State 22-19 Thursday evening. The Beavers got off to an 18-3 lead after the first five matches, which included three weight class victories in a row at the 141-, 149- and 157-pound weights by Jered Sublet, ...

Hoops heat up

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The basketball postseason has arrived. The Class B girls basketball district tournaments begin today at various sites around the state. By the end of district tournament play, there will be 64 teams left vying for eight spots in the state tournament, with one spot going to each of the eight ...

Velva-Sawyer surging into District 11 tournament

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There probably isn’t a team in Region 6 excited about the possibility of facing the Velva-Sawyer girls basketball team in the postseason. The Aggies, in their first year of a co-op with Sawyer, enter today’s District 11 tournament riding a 15-game winning streak. Velva-Sawyer hasn’t ...

Cracking the code

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Over 30 minutes of constant pressure, but no goals. Williston hung on for as long as they possibly could, but the Minot High School boys hockey team eventually found the back of the net and flood gates opened. The Magi (11-7-2, 9-3-1 Western Dakota Association) tired out a resilient Williston ...