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The home stretch

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Eight teams. One title. Let the games begin. The Class B volleyball state tournament is set to start this afternoon with the top team from each region making its way to the Minot State Dome – the battle ground for a three-day, single elimination competition with the coveted state title on ...

Lewis named to All-Central Region Team

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -— Minot State women’s soccer sophomore Sofia Lewis has been named to the 2018 Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association All-Central Region team the organization announced on Wednesday. Lewis was named Second Team All-Central Region, which marks the first time in ...

Beavers lock down Dickinson State for 74-59 win

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If Dickinson State learned one thing Wednesday night, it’s to not give Madison Wald space. The Minot State women’s basketball team (3-0) fended off Dickinson State (3-4) at home Wednesday, claiming a 74-59 win. Although the Blue Hawks made multiple comeback attempts, the Beavers never ...

Size, strength mask mistakes

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The size advantage was apparent from the opening tip. The Beavers had a couple inches and a few more pounds on every player they were guarding. The Minot State men’s basketball team used that to its advantage by pounding the glass, outrebounding Yellowstone Christian College, 40-18, in a ...

No comeback for the Cats

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With the Bismarck Bobcats trying to claw their way back into the game, Andrew Kangas closed the door for good. Kangas and the Minot Minotauros held a slim 3-2 advantage over the Bobcats at home Monday night with just over a minute left in the second period. Although the Minotauros had led the ...

Minot State basketball teams eager for home openers

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The Minot State women’s basketball team took the train. The Minot State men’s basketball team found itself stranded on a broken-down team bus. The start of the Division II college basketball season was an adventure for both MSU teams this past weekend. Grateful to be back in Minot, the ...

MSU women’s basketball nabs season-opening win

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HAVRE, Mont. — The Minot State women’s basketball team open its season with a 55-45 road win over undefeated NAIA Division I opponent, Montana State-Northern, Sunday evening in Harve, Montana. The game counted as an exhibition contest for the Montana State-Northern Skylights, allowing ...

State belongs to the West

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WEST FARGO — In the past seven years, there has been a team from the west and a team from the east that has taken the Top 2 spots. This year, the Bismarck Century Patriots and Minot High School Majettes broke the cycle and proved that the West Region dominates swimming and diving in North ...

Widdel, Schoffstall overcome obstacles, shine in finals

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WEST FARGO - The Hulbert Aquatic Center fell silent as Minot High School senior Adisynn Widdel emerged from the water. Seconds prior, Widdel had hit the diving board on her final dive Friday in the diving preliminaries of the state meet. As the judge’s score of 12 appeared on the ...

Frozen and out

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - Sophomore defender Audrey Wilson looked around in disbelief before putting her glove-protected hands over her eyes. Wilson couldn’t watch as Bemidji State sophomore forward Allyson Smith was mobbed by her teammates after redirecting in her second goal of the game to give the ...

Minot High’s cheer team prepares for the fall state competition

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After cheering on other teams all year, it’s time for the Minot High School cheer team to take center stage. Minot High is heading to Fargo North High School this afternoon to compete in the North Dakota Cheer Coach Association (NDCCCA) State Fall Cheer Competition. This is the first of two ...

MHS volleyball knocked out of WDA Tournament by St. Mary’s

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WILLISTON – The Minot High volleyball team’s season came to an end Friday as the Majettes were swept by Bismarck St. Mary’s in a loser-out match at the West Region Tournament. The No. 7-seeded Majettes found themselves taking on St. Mary’s after suffering a 3-1 loss to No. 2-seeded ...

Beavers fall in season opener to Southwest Baptist, 80-71

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BOLIVAR, MO – The Minot State men’s basketball team fell just short of a season-opening win on the road Friday night, losing to Southwest Baptist, 80-71, in the Southwest Baptist Classic despite leading at halftime. The Beavers controlled the glass in the first half by out-rebounding ...