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MSU softball knocks off No. 5 Humboldt State

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Senior Tori Zimmermann had five hits and Isis Cabral drove in four runs as Minot State defeated fifth-ranked Humboldt State 17-14 to earn a split of its first two games at the 2018 Desert Stinger Tournament at Majestic Park. The Beavers survived a wild back-and-forth game ...

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Minot High sophomore Allie Nelson (2) gets tangled up with a Jamestown defender in a West Region girls basketball game played Thursday at Minot High School.

Falling flat

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In a battle for fifth place in the West Region, the Minot High School girls basketball team faltered with mostly themselves to blame. Turnovers and miscues aplenty by the Majettes (6-9, 6-8 WDA) allowed Jamestown (10-6, 7-6 WDA) to swoop in and grab a 57-45 road win Thursday evening at Minot ...

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Minot State forward Kristal Flowers (40) shoots a mid-range shot during a women's college basketball game earlier this season. 

Beavers riding five-game winning streak into two road matchups

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One five-game winning streak later, the Minot State women’s basketball team is inching closer toward its preseason goal. Entering tonight’s matchup against Southwest Minnesota State, the Beavers (11-9, 8-8 NSIC) sit one half-game behind Minnesota Duluth (11-8, 8-7) for fourth place in ...

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Minot State's Shain Scheschuk (61) skates toward the net during a men's college hockey game Thursday at Maysa Arena.

Beaver hockey blasts Bottineau, 7-0

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Thirteen is usually considered an unlucky number, but not for the Minot State hockey team. The Beavers manhandled Dakota College of Bottineau Thursday for the second time in three days, outshooting the Lumberjacks 61-15 in a 7-0 rout at Maysa Arena. With the win, the No. 1 Beavers ...

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Minot High’s Devin Mikell (23) guards Bismarck Century’s Kade Amundson (42) during a boys high school basketball game Tuesday in Minot.

Gut check time

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There was an electric atmosphere inside a packed-out Minot High School gymnasium Tuesday evening, but there wasn’t enough voltage to jump start the Magicians’ offense. In a defensive chess match, No. 2-ranked Bismarck Century (13-2, 10-2 WDA) pulled away in the second half to extend its ...

Minot High senior guard Peyton Lamoureux (24) takes a jump shot in a West Region boys basketball game played earlier this season against Century in Bismarck. 

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EISEN: Legitimacy test tonight for Magi basketball

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It’s a rematch 45 days in the making. While a state championship isn’t at stake tonight, pride is. The Minot High School boys basketball team, with the distinct menacing trademark of being the three-time defending state champions, gets its chance at redemption tonight against Bismarck ...

Minot High senior Alli McCoy passes the ball to sophomore teammate Paige Rosencrans in a WDA girls basketball game Monday against Century at Minot High School.
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Too much to handle

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Minot High School sophomore guard Paige Rosencrans knocked down a 3-pointer to open Monday’s West Region girls basketball game. No. 1-ranked Bismarck Century had its way after that. The Patriots (15-0, 12-0 WDA) couldn’t be stopped offensively and ran away with a 76-50 road win over the ...

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Sisters Becca Tschetter and Brenna Tschetter, Allie Nelson and Brooke Nelson (left to right) make up an integral part of the Minot High School girls basketball team.

Sisterly adventure

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Team chemistry is often overlooked. It’s a variable that can’t be tracked in a box score, can’t be fundamentally taught and can take years to develop. Fortunately for the Minot High School girls basketball team, they have been exploiting a common loophole in a rather uncommon way to ...

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Senior Minot State forward Tyler Rudolph takes a mid-range shot that eventually broke the school's all-time scoring record during a men's college basketball game Saturday at the MSU Dome.

A bittersweet milestone

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There were cheers. A lot of hugs from family and teammates. And a postgame ceremony that Minot State senior forward Tyler Rudolph will remember long after his collegiate basketball career is over. Minot State men’s basketball finally got to celebrate Rudolph becoming the school’s all-time ...

Shiloh Christian's Jonas Mitzel grabs a loose ball while falling on top of Stanley's Kaedyn Hanson in a Class B boys basketball game Saturday evening at the Minot Municipal Auditorium.

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No. 1 Stanley Blue Jays fend off No. 9 Skyhawks

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Tied going into the fourth quarter, the No. 1-ranked Stanley High School boys basketball team had its hands full with No. 9-ranked Shiloh Christian Saturday evening at the Minot Municipal Auditorium. Nevertheless, the Blue Jays (13-0) managed to survive and keep their undefeated season ...

MSU hockey wins 11th straight

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The No. 1 Minot State men’s hockey team won its 11th straight game Saturday, taking down Midland University 10-1 at Maysa Arena. “This was probably one of our best offensive performances that we’ve had,” MSU coach Wade Regier said. “The offensive issues that plagued us in the first ...

Majettes hockey rallies for sixth straight win

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FARGO — Coming off a 10-0 win Friday night against Jamestown, the Minot High School girls hockey team kept its winning ways going Saturday afternoon with a come from behind 4-2 victory over Fargo Davies at the Scheels Arena. The Majettes (11-7-0, 11-4-0 N.D. League) have now won six ...

Magi swimming and diving wins West Fargo Invite

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WEST FARGO —The Minot High School boys swimming and diving team continues to dominate the waters, added another win to their resume on Saturday at the West Fargo Invitational. The Magi, scoring 384 points overall, bested defending state champions Bismarck Century, who finished with a total ...

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Minot State's Tyler Rudolph (24) puts up a hook shot during a men's college basketball game Friday at the MSU Dome in Minot.

Clock strikes midnight

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It was a Cinderella moment that wasn’t meant to be for the Minot State men’s basketball team and Tyler Rudolph. Rudolph, a senior forward, needed 30 points to break the all-time school career scoring record heading into Friday’s matchup with Winona State at the MSU Dome. With 7 ...