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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 ...

Magi baseball falls twice to Coyotes

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Instead of a traditional doubleheader Saturday aftenoon at Corbett Field, the Minot High School baseball team played two games and then some by finishing out a contest that was postponed due to darkness on April 26. Coming into the revisited game, the Magicians trailed 8-5 to Williston after ...

Scoreless standoff

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In a West Region girls soccer match that featured very few quality scoring opportunities, a 0-0 tie between Minot High and Bismarck High seemed more than appropriate. The Majettes (9-0-1, 7-0-1 WDA) lost their perfect record as a result Saturday afternoon at the Optimist Soccer Complex, but ...

Start your engines, racing returns to Nodak Speedway

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The long winter has finally passed over, the track is ready to go and the drivers are itching to get behind the wheel again. Racing resumes at Nodak Speedway with Opening Night tonight at 6 p.m. “When a driver calls me and asks me how the track is looking, I’d say it’s two straight ...

NSIC Champions

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BISMARCK — Two years ago, Minot State baseball finished 10-33. Saturday, the Beavers completed a remarkable turnaround by clinching their first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference baseball regular season title in program history after sweeping the University of Mary 13-2 and 10-6 in ...

Minotauros make history at Maysa

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With power and precision from the point, defenseman Nolan Sawchuk etched his name into Minot Minotauros’ folklore with a double overtime dagger that delivered the Minotauros their first-ever Central Division playoff championship. In front of a standing-room-only crowd of 2,300 inside Maysa ...

MSU baseball’s Schlosser sets season record in UMary sweep

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BISMARCK – Junior Wyatt Schlosser hit his Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-leading 19th double of the season in the second game of a doubleheader at University of Mary on Friday in Bismarck, N.D. to set a single-season record for most doubles in a season at Minot State. The Beavers ...

Championship in sight

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Despite a 2-8 start and playing its first 29 games away from Corbett Field, the Minot State baseball team is on the verge of history. The Beavers will attempt to win their first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference regular season championship in team history in a four-game series with the ...

Senior Day ends in split for Majettes softball

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A line drive to the face of senior Marley Foltz turned around Senior Day for the Minot High School softball team. After dropping the first game to Bismarck Century in five innings, 18-8, the Majettes (11-5, 11-5 WDA) and Foltz were locked in after the fielding scare halfway through Game 2 of ...

Bishop Ryan baseball sweeps Velva

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Bishop Ryan baseball bested Velva in two completely different baseball games Thursday at Corbett Field. The first was a blowout, as the Lions scored five runs in the fifth and four runs in the sixth en route to a 10-1 victory. “Alex Burckhard threw well on the mound again,” Ryan coach ...

Minot High tennis sweeps Dickinson in last home meet

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In its last meet of the season at Hammond Park, the Minot High girls tennis team went unblemished in a perfect 9-0 win over Dickinson. “I think our focus as a team is getting better every time we take the court and it’s showing in our play up and down the lineup,” MHS coach Scott ...

Lepp scores four, Majettes soccer soars past Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN — Junior midfielder Allison Lepp has turned into a goal-scoring machine for the Minot High School girls soccer team. Two days after scoring all three goals in a Majettes’ 3-0 win over Century, Lepp netted four goals on the road Thursday evening in 5-0 Minot win over ...