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Brink of elimination

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BLAINE, Minn. - Three first period goals and the Fairbanks Ice Dogs have taken a stranglehold on a three-game North American Hockey League (NAHL) Robertson Cup semifinal series against the Minot Minotauros. The top-seeded Ice Dogs seized Game 1, 5-2, over the No. 4-seeded Minotauros Friday ...

Beavers eliminated from NSIC Tournament

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The greatest regular season in Minot State baseball history came to an end on Friday night as Concordia-St. Paul eliminated the Beavers from the 2018 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament with a 4-2 win at Karras Field. Minot State, which fought its way ...

Another trophy in sight

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The Central Cup was on the ice in full display at Maysa Arena last Friday evening after the Minot Minotauros swept the Austin Bruins following a double overtime goal by Nolan Sawchuk. Some players looked at it. Some players touched it. Captain Alex Adams got rid of it. Adams, with a grimace ...

Majettes soccer falls on senior night

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A dip in the warm weather didn’t fare well for the Minot High girls soccer team Thursday as it fell short against Bismarck St. Mary’s. St. Mary’s (5-2-2, 5-2-2 WDA) brought the heat to Minot (10-1-1, 8-1-1 WDA) for the win, 3-1. With the win Thursday, Minot could have clinched their ...

Minot High tennis sweeps Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN — The Minot High girls tennis team had a dominating 9-0 win over Jamestown Thursday en route to staying undefeated in the Western Dakota Association (6-0). “We started with doubles and won three matches in straight sets using some different doubles combinations,” MHS coach ...

License to thrill

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Burning rubber, fast cars and great views can all be found at Magic City International Dragway this summer. MCID opens their season Saturday and Sunday and runs for 12 weekends from May to September. Drag racing is a type of motor racing where cars follow a short, straight course from a ...

KOTTSICK: The heros of the links

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Golfers can be a tough bunch at times and it is hard to present a product that all calibers of golfers like. Some like fast greens and narrow fairways, while others like a little slower greens and wide wide fairways. Over the seasons, I will have a groups finish up on the No. 18 green and ...

Beavers baseball drops NSIC tournament opener

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Minot State baseball team opened the 2018 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference baseball tournament Wednesday with a 13-6 setback vs. Northern State at Karras Park in Sioux Falls, S.D. The loss moves the Beavers to an elimination game against No. 5 seed ...

Off to the NSIC Tournament

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On the eve of its most important game of the season to date, the Minot State baseball team received several accolades Tuesday from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. MSU coach Scott Eul was named the conference’s coach of the year, while junior Darrel Doll earned newcomer of the ...

Minot native Colby Enns drafted by USHL’s Flying Aces

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Minot High School to Minot Minotauros, the next stop for Minot native Colby Enns is Illinois. With the fourth overall pick in the 2018 United States Hockey League (USHL) Phase II draft, Enns was drafted Tuesday to the Central Illinois Flying Aces. “I haven’t really let it sink in ...

Three first-half goals keeps Majettes soccer unbeaten

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Three crosses into the box equaled three goals Tuesday evening for the Minot High School girls soccer team. The undefeated Majettes (10-0-1, 8-0-1 WDA) moved 10 points clear of second place Century in the West Region standings with a 3-0 victory over Mandan (2-5-2, 2-5-2 WDA) at the Optimist ...

Dakota College recognizes excellence

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Dakota College at Bottineau held its annual faculty and staff recognition luncheon last week, May 4, according to a press release from the college. Excellence awards were presented to faculty, staff and advisors selected by their peers. The faculty, staff and advising excellence awards are ...

New rivalry ignited

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Gloomy sky, light rain and a heavyweight Class B softball showdown. The first-ever meeting between Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark and Bishop Ryan on the softball diamond went to the Lakers in dramatic fashion with a walk-off RBI single by freshman Brooklyn Benno, 8-7. The No. ...

MSU’s WBB 10th most improved team in DII

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The Minot State women’s basketball team finished the 2017-18 season as the 10th most improved team in Division II according to the statistics released by the NCAA on Monday. The Beavers recorded an improvement of 11 games during the 2017-18 season, which marked the first year for Beavers ...

Waving the green flag

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Nodak Speedway ushered in 87 cars for the first race day of the 2018 racing season. At the end of the evening, only four cars found victory lane. The main feature winners Sunday night were all hometown Minot natives: Robert Hellebust (IMCA Modifieds), Kelly Henderson (IMCA Sport Mods), Brock ...

Eul the architect of MSU baseball’s massive turnaround

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Minot State baseball coach Scott Eul is rarely at a loss for words. The second-year coach is often the Beavers’ most vocal presence in the dugout, shouting words of encouragement or letting his players know, “you better run out that grounder!” Of course, he’s also not shy about ...

Minotauros prove again that playoff seeding is irrelevant

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Some might call them Cinderella, but they rightfully deserve to be addressed as the Central Cup champions. The Minot Minotauros eked into the NAHL Robertson Cup Playoffs as an overlooked four seed in the Central Division. After a double overtime goal by Nolan Sawchuk in Game 3 against the ...