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Lewis adds second All-Region honor

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Minot State sophomore Sofia Lewis has been named to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches All-Central Region team the organization announced on Tuesday. Lewis was named Third Team All-Central Region, which marks the first time in her career she has been honored on the United ...

Lace ‘em up

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With a new season brings a clean slate for teams in the Class B Region 6 girls basketball scene. Here is a breakdown of the field as teams prepare to defend titles, carve out spots in the standings and develop chemistry in the wake of roster shakeups. District 11 Leading the pack in ...

Deliberate tempo

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A month ago, the Minot State men’s basketball team walloped Valley City State, 97-64, in a road exhibition contest to open the new season. The Beavers (5-4) couldn’t match that 33-point margin on Tuesday night but moved back above .500 mark nonetheless with a 61-47 victory over the ...

MSU women hold off Valley City, 66-59

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Junior forward Reina Strand had played 28 minutes prior to Tuesday’s game against Valley City State. Strand made the most of her 20 minutes with six points and six rebounds (five offensive) in critical situations to help the Minot State women’s basketball team fend off Valley City State, ...

Magi hockey fall short in season opener to Mandan, 3-2

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In a game where multiple players earned their first goal as Magicians, the Minot High School boys hockey team came up one score short. Both players and fans of Minot High entered the Maysa Arena fired up for the Magi’s season opener against Mandan. But the excitement ultimately turned sour ...

Seeking redemption

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Last season wasn’t supposed to end the way it did for the Minot High School boys hockey team. After entering the West Region tournament as the No. 3 seed, the Magicians had their sights on reaching the state tournament for the seventh year in a row. But those hopes didn’t come to fruition ...

Minot High girls hockey reloads for a new season

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For the Minot High School girls hockey team, it’s all about trusting the system. The Majettes made some key strides last season. After finishing with a 13-10-0 (13-7-0 N.D. League) record in the regular season, Minot High went on to take sixth place in the state tournament. Head coach ...

Next Armstrong up

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Raised by a family where success can be measured by the number of state championships, Kelby Armstrong refuses to crack under the pressure. The reigning state champion wrestler has come a long way during his four years with the Minot High School wrestling team. Today, Armstrong weighs in at ...

Not on our watch

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With the game on the line, Minotauros goaltender Nicholas Grabko was a brick wall. Grabko kept the Minotauros (16-7) anchored in their thrilling 3-2 win over Aberdeen (13-5) on Saturday at the Maysa Arena. The goaltender secured 31 saves in the win, including 17 in the third period on a night ...

Minot High’s Caitlyn Messner commits to MSU

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What started as a hobby in grade school has turned into a way of life for senior Caitlyn Messner. Her hard work and dedication to Minot High School’s volleyball program has landed her a spot on the Minot State University volleyball team in 2019. “She’s very committed to the game of ...

Don’t Blink

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If you lose focus for so much as a second, the Minot High wrestling team will make you pay. Watford City and Williston learned that the hard way Tuesday when both teams repeatedly found themselves on their backs against the Magi. Minot High played the role of the aggressor from start to ...

Bohl, Hedberg commit to Minot State

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Bishop Ryan seniors Ben Bohl and Mason Hedberg still remember going to Minot State basketball games together when they were young. The two have known each other all their lives, bonded by the same love of basketball. And, after playing together from youth leagues all the way up until high ...

Minot State holds on at Puerto Rico Classic for 73-72 win

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The Minot State men’s basketball team (4-2) fended off a furious comeback by Pontifical Catholic Tuesday in San Juan, Puerto Rico, earning a 73-72 victory in the opening game of the Puerto Rico Classic. The Beavers had Pontifical Catholic on the ropes in the first half, shooting a scorching ...

Locked and Loaded

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The Minot High wrestling team hasn’t forgotten how last season ended. After fighting through adversity and injuries throughout the regular season, the Magi found themselves just a few key match wins away from claiming their second straight individual team state championship last year at the ...

Bishop Ryan searches for rhythm at Harvey Triangular

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It’s back to the mats for the Bishop Ryan wrestling team. The Lions are returning to action for their 2018-2019 season as they compete at the Harvey Triangular today at 5 p.m. The competition marks the start of a new beginning for a Bishop Ryan team that had a rough outing at last year’s ...

Minot Curling Club set to begin season

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With regular leagues scheduled to begin Dec. 3-6 and run through March, The Minot Curling Club will be hosting a series of “Learn to Curl” events this month for both experienced and prospective curlers interested in joining. The curling club will be having two three-day sets of free ...

Skellenger breaks record for Beavers in final run of season

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JOPLIN, M.O. – Junior Leo Skellenger rewrote history for the Minot State men’s cross country team Saturday at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course, breaking the Minot State DII era school record in the 10K with a time of 32:55.6 during the Division II Central Region Championship. The ...

Minot State takes 28th at Central Region Championship

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JOPLIN, M.O. – The Minot State women’s cross country team wrapped up its season at the NCAA Division II Central Region Championship Saturday at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course, finishing 28th overall with 791 points. The University of Mary took home first place with 29 points, ...

Back on top

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With the finish line in sight, the Thompson Tommies completed their two-year-long mission the hard way. The Tommies recovered from a 2-1 set deficit to defeat Oakes in a five-set thriller Saturday evening at the Minot State Dome, earning the title of Class B volleyball state champions. The ...