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MHS tennis beats Williston

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

MSU golf settles for third

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SMITHVILLE, Mo. – Minot State University finished with a final-round 308 to settle for third place overall, shooting a three-round total of 903 at the 2017 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men's Golf Championships Saturday at Paradise Point – Outlaw. The Beavers came into the final ...

Forgettable playoff debut for Pepsi Rink

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Saturday night might have been the last time the Minot Minotauros will host a playoff game this year at the new Pepsi Rink. Now facing a 2-0 deficit to the Aberdeen Wings in the opening round of the North American League Hockey playoffs, the Minotauros need a pair of wins in Aberdeen to force ...

Home ice lost

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The Minot Minotauros know they missed an opportunity to take control of their opening Robertson Cup series Friday night at Maysa Arena. After winning the Central Division championship in the regular season, the Tauros earned home ice throughout the first two playoff rounds. Yet, after ...

Too little, too late for Tauros offense

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In the most important game of the season to date, the Minot Minotauros’ offense went missing. The Aberdeen Wings took Game 1 of the opening round best-of-five series, 3-1, by stifling the Minotauros’ attack. For a team that averaged 3.17 goals per game in the regular season, the ...

Surging MSU baseball takes doubleheader from USF

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Outside of the Minot State baseball locker room, not many expected the Beavers to compete for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament spot. Yet, MSU has already doubled its win total from a year ago (10 to 20 wins) with 16 games remaining this season. The Beavers showed more ...

Beavers carry lead into final round

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SMITHVILLE, Mo. – Minot State University shot the day’s only sub-300 round, battling wind and rain to fire a 298 and pass three other teams to take a one stroke lead into Saturday’s final round at the 2017 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men’s Golf Championships Friday at ...

Wind advisory

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Six maroon and gold flags rippled in the wind over Duane Carlson Stadium on Thursday afternoon as the Minot High School boys track and field team hosted its only home meet of the season. While the Magi didn’t seem too fazed on the track by the consistent 25-30 mph winds throughout the day, ...

Minot High softball sweeps Williston

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While the breezy conditions Thursday made for a cool afternoon at South Hill Softball Complex, the Minot High Majettes weren’t bothered a bit. The Majettes pounded out 24 hits en route to a Class A West Region sweep of Williston, winning 15-0 and 10-2. “In game one, we were sharp,” ...

MSU baseball sweeps Cougars

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Thursday was exactly what the Minot State baseball team needed. After dropping four of their last five, the Beavers rebounded by sweeping the University of Sioux Falls in a doubleheader at Corbett Field. MSU won the first game 5-4 and took Game 2 16-10. “We played pretty well today,” ...

MHS soccer cruises to 7-0 victory

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By Daily News Staff sports@minotdailynews.com There wasn’t much that didn’t go right for the Minot High girls soccer team Thursday. Sofia Lewis had a hat trick and Alison Lepp had a four assist day en route to helping the Majettes defeat Legacy 7-0 at the Optimist Soccer Complex. ...