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Bearchell wins medalist honors, MSU men’s golf second

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LAKE CITY, Minn. — Leighton Bearchell completed the unexpected Tuesday at the JR Watkins Invitational at The Jewel. With a second-round total of 73, Beachell posted the best individual score of the tournament to capture the medalist honors. Only problem for the Minot State junior was he was ...

Magi soccer rallies to force a 2-2 tie with Century

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BISMARCK — The Minot High School boys soccer team launched a dramatic comeback on the road Tuesday night, scoring two goals in the second half to force a tie with Bismarck Century, 2-2. After crushing Minot, 5-0, on Sept. 4, the Patriots looked to be in for another blowout victory against ...

Experimentation

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Taking on a winless team can be a challenge. The Minot High School volleyball team experienced a wide range of emotions Monday evening in a 3-0 victory over Turtle Mountain Community High School (0-10, 0-9 West Region) and the set scores reflected just that with the Majettes (7-10, 3-7 West ...

Majettes golf places second at WDA Tourney, qualifies for state

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JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School girls golf team made it official on Monday, qualifying for the Class A State Tournament by placing second in the West Region Tournament at the Jamestown Country Club. Bismarck Century claimed top honors with a 323, while the Majettes (350) edged out ...

Magi tennis loses a nail biter to Legacy, 5-4

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The Minot High School boys tennis team fell heartbreakingly-short of a win on the road against Legacy Monday, losing to the Sabers, 5-4. The Magicians got off to a sluggish start in singles play, losing four of the six matches to give Legacy a commanding 4-2 lead. Freshman Eric Wentz and ...

Augie saved by Grace

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Thirteen seconds away from playing 10 more minutes of overtime soccer on a chilly Sunday afternoon at Herb Parker Stadium, Augustana junior forward Grace Behm snuck behind the Minot State defense. The Beavers attempted to backtrack quickly, but it was too late. Behm, shielding off her ...

Demko finishes fourth at Mustang Invite

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Demko finishes fourth at Mustang Invite MARSHALL, Minn. — Minot State women golfer Alexandra Demko shot a second-round 78 to finish tied for fourth place individually and led the Beavers to a seventh-place team finish at the Mustang Invitational on Sunday at the Marshall Golf Club. Central ...

Crookston crashes Homecoming

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An empty water cooler was flung into the air as the University of Minnesota Crookston football team rushed the field at Herb Parker Stadium in pure jubilation. They hugged, they cheered and they snapped pictures of the scoreboard, which read 29-21 in favor of the visitors. The Golden Eagles ...

MSU volleyball keeps rolling against Bemidji State

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BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minot State volleyball team won its third straight match on Saturday, defeating Bemidji State, 3-1, on the road. Junior Shelby Spuller got the ball rolling for her team in the opening set. Bemidji State had no answer for the 5-foot-11 outside hitter as she recorded five ...

Out of time

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On a night where every carry seemed to result in a first down, the only thing that could stop Kelly Eggen was the clock. Nedrose fell heartbreakingly-short of an epic comeback at home Friday night, losing to Kenmare, 20-12. Despite totaling seven turnovers, the Cardinals still had a chance in ...

Uneventful showing from MSU soccer in a 0-0 draw

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Minot State women’s soccer head coach Jason Spain didn’t have too much to say following a scoreless draw against Wayne State on Friday night at Herb Parker Stadium. But, the few sentences Spain could conjure up in the heat of the moment were direct and unrelenting toward his ...

Sabers outlast Magi football

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The Legacy Sabers’ defense set the tone early. And then it came up with one more big stop late. All in all, a winning game plan for a young team. “We have such a young team and we’re playing a lot of young kids and it’s learning how to win right now, so I’m proud of the way we ...

Bishop Ryan hires Coleman as girls basketball head coach

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Bishop Ryan made an internal hire Friday, selecting Roger Coleman as the new girls basketball head coach. The new position adds to Coleman’s role with the school, as he is also the athletic director and the head coach for the Lions football team. “I knew when I came to Bishop Ryan ...

MSU football eager to stay in the win column

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Badly needing a win, the Minot State football team took its early season frustrations out on the University of Mary last Saturday. The 41-28 rivalry win has MSU in a position to do something the program hasn’t done since joining the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in 2012: Hold a ...

One last stand

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BURLINGTON — Kayli Olson walked out of a Des Lacs-Burlington huddle Thursday night, determined to put an end to the battle. The junior outside hitter and her teammates were exhausted after spending the past hour and a half trying to shake off a resilient Bishop Ryan volleyball team at home. ...

Magi football looks to stay hot against Legacy

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A lot has changed for the Minot High School football team since the last time it traveled to Bismarck. The Magicians got exposed by Bismarck High on Sept. 7 at the MDU Resources Community Bowl. The Demons dominated the front line, reached the end zone at will and played lockdown football in a ...

Bishop Ryan promotes Magnuson to baseball head coach

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For the first time in his young coaching career, Ben Magnuson is at the top of the food chain. Bishop Ryan found its new baseball head coach on Tuesday, promoting Ben Magnuson after serving four years as the Lions’ assistant head coach. “(Magnuson) had a lot of success as our assistant ...