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Velva wrestling edges Ryan for Region 3 title

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RUGBY — After losing to Bishop Ryan in the Region 3 Dual Tournament final last weekend, the Velva wrestling team outlasted the Lions in the Region 3 Individual Tournament on Saturday. The Aggies (196.5 points) bested Ryan (178), Northern Lights (157), Stanley (138.5) and Des ...

Velva snaps Rugby’s four-year streak to claim District 11 crown

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BOTTINEAU — The Velva girls basketball team trailed Rugby for a majority of the game but got in front when it mattered the most. No. 2-seeded Velva (20-2) avenged a regular season defeat and some past postseason encounters with a District 11 Tournament championship Saturday evening over ...

MSU wrestling nabs third straight dual win

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Dean Arevalo set the tone and the Minot State wrestling followed through Saturday afternoon with a 29-12 home victory over Southwest Minnesota State. The Beavers (5-9, 2-5 NSIC) have now won three duals in a row over the last nine days. “It really got the team excited and got the ...

Magi wrestling places fifth at West Region Tournament

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BELCOURT — The Minot High School wrestling team took home fifth place Saturday in the Class A West Region Tournament, posting a score of 138. Taking home first place honors was Dickinson (194), followed by Bismarck High (188.5) and Jamestown (168.5) to round out the top three. Minot’s ...

MSU men drop 87 points again for a weekend sweep

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FAYETTE, Iowa — For a second day in a row, the Minot State men’s basketball team put up 87 points and came away with a road NSIC victory. The Beavers (12-15, 7-11 NSIC) topped Upper Iowa (6-18, 3-15 NSIC) Saturday evening, 87-84. MSU has now won five out of its last seven games. Kyle ...

All for one

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Everyone does their job on the Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood girls basketball team. The No. 1-seeded Mavericks showed why they’re the top team in the district on Friday as they used a total team effort to defuse the No. 5-seeded Lewis & Clark-Berthold Bombers, 54-42. With the win, MLS ...

DLB stifles Bishop Ryan for 43-28 win

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Defense, defense and more defense. That was the mindset the No. 2-seeded Des Lacs-Burlington girls basketball team had going into its showdown with No. 3 Bishop Ryan on Friday with a spot in the Region 6 Tournament and a trip to the District 12 championship on the line. Scoring a bucket ...

Glenburn and ORCS advance to region qualifier game

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Stakes were high Friday at the Minot Municipal Auditorium in Day 2 of the District 12 girls basketball tournament as a pair of loser-out games were played with a trip to a region qualifier game on the line. Here’s a look at how the two survive-and-advance showdowns shaped out: Glenburn 57, ...

Selvig’s 3-pointer fends off upset-minded Majettes

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Jamestown only led for a couple minutes, but the Blue Jays escaped Minot with a West Region win nonetheless. Junior Kameron Selvig got to be the hero for the Blue Jays by sinking a 3-pointer in front of her bench with 20 seconds remaining. Jamestown made a stop at the other end to defeat the ...

MSU men handle Winona State, 87-72

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WINONA, Minn. — Senior David Akibo scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebound as the Minot State men’s basketball team picked up its second road win of the season Friday, defeating Winona State 87-72. Four Beavers finished in double figures with Akibo: Kyle Beisch (18), Dorian Aluyi (13), ...

Magi basketball suffers 90-61 loss to Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN — After keeping pace in the first half, a strong second half by Jamestown (17-0, 16-0 West Region) ultimately put away the Minot High School boys basketball team (10-6, 10-6 West Region) and handed the Magicians a 90-61 road loss. The Magi held their own early on in hostile ...

Turning the tables

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Despite being the higher seed, the Lions were the ones who came out with something to prove. It was exactly one month ago when the Bishop Ryan girls basketball team suffered a 41-36 loss to Our Redeemer’s on the road. The Knights attacked the Lions from the opening tip in that one and took ...

Berthold survives late Glenburn rally to advance

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Abby Simons made a desperation 3-pointer as the shot clock expired. Everything was going Lewis & Clark-Berthold’s way. The No. 5-seeded Bombers were up 18 points — their largest lead of the game — coming to the halfway mark of the fourth quarter. Time was heavily against No. 4 ...

Mavericks run wild for 59-28 win over South Prairie

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Mavericks can only be tamed for so long. That was the case on Thursday as top-ranked Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood asserted its dominance in the opening round of the District 12 girls basketball tournament at the Minot Municipal Auditorium. After being contained by No. 8-ranked South Prairie in ...

DLB fends off Surrey, 41-31

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Surrey came to play. But, fortunately for the Des Lacs-Burlington girls basketball team, so did Shelby Ruden. No. 2 DLB had its hands full in the first half of its matchup with No. 7 Surrey on Thursday in the opening round of the District 12 Tournament. The Mustangs played like anything but a ...

Magi hockey closes out regular season with a shutout

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With the postseason on the horizon, the Minot High School boys hockey team is starting to play some of its best hockey this season. The Magicians (10-10-0, 8-6-0 West Region) picked up their sixth win in seven games Thursday evening, as they closed out the regular season with a 7-0 home ...

Sabers defeat Majettes basketball, 57-41

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Braving more sub-zero weather, the Bismarck Legacy Sabers (13-4, 12-4 WDA) traveled to Minot Thursday to take on the Majettes (4-13, 4-12 WDA) at Magic City Campus. The Sabers held on to an early lead to defeat the Majettes, 57-41. One area the Majettes shined bright in was at the free throw ...

Magi swimming & diving takes down Century in Bismarck

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BISMARCK — Going head to head against Bismarck Century is something the Minot High School boys swimming and diving team has been preparing for all season. Taking on a team in a dual is vastly different from seeing the teams at invitationals. Minot High prepared its best lineup and was able ...