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3 Majettes sign college commitments

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Three Minot High student-athletes took part in the signing day festivities Wednesday at Magic City Campus.Swimmer Josie Gillund and track standouts Kylie Alexander and Meg Super each signed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.Gillund committed to Northern State, while ...

MELLENBRUCH: Get out the vote for Maysa Arena

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What are you doing right now? Yes, this very moment.Sitting at your desk at work? Waking up at home with a morning cup of coffee?Wherever you are, make sure you do one thing today.Vote.But not for a person or law. Vote for a building. Your building.Vote for Maysa Arena."This is a great little ...

UND athletics cuts baseball, men’s golf

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Minot High standout golfer Cody Reynolds planned to sign with the University of North Dakota on Wednesday afternoon.But on Tuesday, he received bad news.Shortly after honoring its national championship men's hockey team, the UND athletic department announced Tuesday that it is cutting baseball ...

The little things

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The calendar may only ready April 12, but the small ball of Minot High's baseball team is already in fine form.The Magicians laid down four sacrifice bunts in Game 1 of Tuesday's West Region doubleheader against defending state champion Mandan en route to a 5-4 win at Corbett Field."That's how ...

Lennon’s hat trick lifts Majettes to comfortable win

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The Majettes are already firing on all cylinders.Sophomore striker Miya Lennon scored a hat trick, eighth-grade winger Olivia Lewis scored the first two goals of her varsity career, and Minot High's girls soccer team ran away with an emphatic 5-0 win over Mandan on Tuesday at Optimist Soccer ...

Zietz pitches DL-B past Stanley

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BURLINGTON - Des Lacs-Burlington junior pitcher Noah Zietz got all the run support he needed in the first inning of Tuesday's Region 7 baseball contest against Stanley.The Lakers plated four runs off of Stanley junior Kaydin Meiers in the opening frame and never looked back en route to a 12-0, ...

Just plain ugly

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After suffering two losses Saturday, Minot State baseball coach Brock Weppler was hopeful of more than one thing Sunday afternoon.The Beavers needed more timely hits. They needed more energy, both on the field and on the bench. And above all else, they needed better execution on the mound.But ...

Peacocks claim weather-shortened win over Beavers

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Minot State and Upper Iowa had planned to play a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader Sunday at Herb Parker Stadium.However, Minot's weather had other ideas.With temperatures in the low 40s and wind gusts flirting with 30 miles per hour, playing two seven-inning games was a pipe ...

Beavers finish strong at NSIC

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SMITHVILLE, Mo. Minot State played its best golf of the season in the final two rounds of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships, firing a team tournament-best 302 in the final round Sunday at Paradise Point Golf Course.MSU finished with a 302 in the final round, eight ...

Majettes eyeing another run at state championship

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Minot High's girls soccer team has had the same goals for a while now.But those aspirations have been cut short in the first round of the state tournament each of the past three years.Last season, as the West Region's No. 1 seed, the Majettes were upset by eventual champion Fargo North in the ...

Beavers swept by Wayne State, sink to last place

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Less than 10 games into their respective Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference baseball schedules, both Minot State and Wayne State are already in must-win situations.With just one conference win apiece entering this weekend's four-game set, the Beavers and Wildcats - boasting respective ...

Warriors use long ball, dismantle Beavers

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Winona State coach Greg Jones has coached the Warriors for 15 years.And he's never seen an ending like the one he saw Saturday against Minot State at Herb Parker Stadium."We've done some big things in this program over the years, but nothing quite like this," he said.The Warriors cranked four ...

Hunsaker does it again

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BISMARCK Minot State freshman thrower Amber Hunsaker won her third consecutive javelin event, and reached an NCAA Division II provisional mark without throwing once in the finals.Huskaker won for the third time in four tries as a collegiate student-athlete with a toss of 146 feet, 1 inch at ...

No support

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Minot State's softball team finally got the pitching it's been lacking the last few games.The Beavers entered Thursday's Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader against Northern State having lost 11 of their past 12 games, conceding an average of 5.75 runs per game in the ...

DL-B grinds through ‘sloppy’ win over Wildcats

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A win is a win, any way you slice it.Such was the case for Des Lacs-Burlington's baseball team Thursday afternoon.The Lakers won for the second time in as many games to start the season, dispatching defending Region 7 champion Lewis & Clark-Parshall by a 13-11 final.But it wasn't ...

Minot High softball has ‘plenty of new faces’

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Minot High's softball team has quite a few holes to fill entering this season.And coach Gerald Cederstrom is embracing the challenge."When you're trying to fill five spots in your lineup, you're concerned about everything," he said. "We have to work on our batting. We have to be able to hit the ...

Aggies look to repeat as Region 6 champs

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Velva-Drake-Anamoose's baseball team is no stranger to success.Those who've watched the Aggies the past two years don't need to be reminded of that.On the back of consecutive Region 6 titles - both of which led to fourth-place finishes at the Class B state tournament - V-D-A is keen to continue ...

Orioles rally to beat Twins for 3-game sweep

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Ubaldo Jimenez pitched seven sharp innings and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.Manny Machado and rookie Joey Rickard homered for the Orioles, who trailed 2-0 in the sixth before coming back against Phil Hughes ...