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Win or go home

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When it comes to the postseason, all it takes is one bad night for an entire season's worth of hard work to go down the drain.The Bishop Ryan Lions (7-1, 4-1) have had, by most accounts, a very successful football season. But as they open the Class A state playoffs this evening at Herb Parker ...

Struggles continue for Minot State volleyball

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The Minot State University volleyball team lost its 11th straight match Friday night with a three-game defeat to Concordia University-St. Paul at the Minot State Dome.The Golden Bears, ranked third in the nation, won 25-11, 25-13 and 25-16.Concordia started fast scoring six of the first eight ...

MSU football starving for a win

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This may be the best chance Minot State football has had to win a game in a long time.At 1 p.m. today at Herb Parker Stadium, the Beavers will clash with a winless (0-7) Minnesota Crookston team that just suffered a 26-13 defeat at the hands of 1-6 University of Mary last week at home. ...

Runners take your mark

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This is the weekend that high school runners work long and hard for.The North Dakota High School Boys State cross country meet will be held Saturday at Parkhurst Recreation Area in Jamestown.Runners from all four of the state's classifications will converge on Jamestown for the season-ending ...

West Region champs

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DICKINSON - Minot High did more than enough damage in the first half - the first quarter, really - and Dickinson High was never able to recover.After the Midgets failed to cash in on a turnover in the opening minute, the Magi made sure to wrap up their West Region title with ease.Aided by an ...

Outmatched

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The Minot High volleyball team found out first hand on its home court Tuesday why the Century Patriots (29-2, 12-0 Western Dakota Association) haven't lost a West Region conference game in two seasons.The defending state champion Patriots swept the Majettes (17-17, 8-6 WDA) with relative ease, ...

Magi a win away from keeping WDA title

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A devastating home defeat to Bismarck High two weeks ago complicated the Minot High School football team's quest to defend its West Region conference championship.But, after the dust settled last week, the Magi find themselves back in control of their own destiny.The only thing that stands in ...

Harmon leads Ryan past Kenmare in four games

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On senior night at Bishop Ryan, junior outside hitter McKinlee Harmon may have stolen some of the limelight.Harmon recorded her 1,000th career kill as the Lions defeated Kenmare in Class B volleyball action, winning in four games. Ryan won 26-24, 25-19, 23-25 and 25-14."She played real well," ...

‘Fear’ dooms MSU volleyball

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There was only one word that Ben Kaszeta could use to sum up Minot State volleyball's 3-1 defeat to University of Mary Tuesday in the MSU dome."Fear," the second-year coach said. "We came out not playing with it in the first set. We were doing our job and not scared to succeed, we were just ...

Majettes swimming and diving tops Mandan in final home meet

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The Minot High girls swimming and diving team defeated Mandan, 107.5 to 78.5, Tuesday evening at Minot High School. The Majettes won eight out of the 12 events."We saw some great things from the girls," MHS coach Emily Weeks said. "Our team is much smaller than past years and the girls are ...

Minot hockey notebook: All streaks come to an end

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The Minot Minotauros (7-1-2) and the Minot State hockey team (5-1-0) combined to start the 2016-17 campaign with 11 straight wins before they each suffered their first defeats.The Minotauros six-game win streak to start the season was a franchise best, while the Beavers 5-0 start moved them up ...

Minot’s Johannsen, Weishaar and Fragoso earn postseason awards

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The Minot High boys soccer team had three players receive All-State honors for their efforts this season. Juniors JJ Johannsen and Avery Weishaar made 1st Team All State and senior defender Giovanni Fragoso earned a 2nd Team All State selection.Junior defender Hadley Thomas also was selected ...

Unconventional, but sufficient

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The Minot State women's soccer team went against the norm Sunday, but still managed to pull out a comfortable 3-0 conference win against Upper Iowa (7-6, 6-5 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) to remain unbeaten in the NSIC.The No. 13 Beavers (11-1, 10-0 NSIC) converted three second half ...

A Haymaker and a record breaker

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KENMARE - The Kenmare-Bowbells-Burke Central Honkers football team kicked off the first round of the nine-man North Dakota state playoffs with a bang. Senior quarterback Hunter Rodin broke a pair of national passing records as the Region 6 second-seeded Honkers (7-2) eliminated Region 4 ...

MSU soccer holds off Winona State 2-1

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It may not have been the prettiest win.But the Minot State women's soccer team will happily take Saturday's 2-1 win over Winona State at Herb Parker Stadium."It wasn't our best game," MSU coach Jason Spain said. "But we will take the three points."After an emotional press conference earlier in ...

TGU runs over Tioga

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TOWNER - Towner-Granville-Upham coach Scott Thorson looked his players in the eyes moments before their nine-man playoff game against Tioga Saturday in Towner. His message was simple."The last thing I told our guys before we took the field was 'Guys, we are going to run the football.' That was ...

Tauros get back on track against Brookings

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After two consecutive overtime losses, the Minot Minotauros were beyond frustrated. After falling to Brookings 6-5 in overtime a night ago, the Minotauros rebounded with a 4-2 victory on Saturday at Maysa Arena."No question this was big," Minotauros coach Marty Murray said. "We wanted to stop ...

Briefly

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ORCS sweeps Dickinson Trinity in volleyballThe Our Redeemer's Christian School volleyball team swept Dickinson Trinity in Class B action Saturday in Minot.The Knights won 25-9, 25-14 and 25-9.Morgan Olson paced the way for ORCS, finishing with 20 assists, 14 kills and seven digs. Ryleigh ...

Bemidji State football defeats Minot State 52-28 on homecoming

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BEMIDJI, MINN. - In Bemidji State football's overtime win last week against Northern State, kicker Mason Hoffer filling in for injured Isaac Aanerud and kicked the game-winning field goal.This week against Minot State, BSU needed another backup to fill in for an injured teammate.Jared Henning ...