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MSU finishes 10th at NSIC Championships

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MORTON, Minn. Minot State finished with its lowest score of the tournament, shooting a 384 in the final round to finish 12th overall at the 2016 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships Sunday at Dacotah Ridge.The Beavers shot a stroke lower Sunday than they did Saturday to finish ...

The book of Carson

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Former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz has a national championship ring for every finger on his left hand.For the past few months, he's been a focal point of ESPN.In two days, he'll be the face of an NFL organization.Wentz's last five years have been unbelievable, and his last few ...

Beavers salvage split on senior day

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Monday's games meant little to Minot State's softball team in terms of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference standing.They meant everything to St. Cloud State.The Huskies entered their final regular-season doubleheader trailing 10th-place Southwest Minnesota State - which owned the tiebreaker ...

Midgets take 2 from Minot in contrasting styles

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Dickinson High's baseball team has made a living off one-run game as of late.The Midgets continued that trend in Game 1 of a doubleheader against Minot High on Friday at Corbett Field.Dickinson improved to 3-1, winning their fourth straight one-run affair while topping Minot 4-3 in the ...

Tauros lose 6-3, now 1 game from playoff elimination

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AUSTIN, Minn. - This is an all-too-familiar position for the Minot Minotauros.Their season is on the line at Riverside Arena tonight against the team that has knocked them out of the North American Hockey League playoffs each of the past three years.The Tauros are on the brink of elimination ...

Wildcats hammer Des Lacs-Burlington

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MAKOTI - Some days, it seems like you just can't go wrong.Lewis & Clark-Parshall can attest.The Wildcats were clicking on all cylinders during Friday's Region 7 contest against Des Lacs-Burlington, and they were subsequently rewarded with a convincing 17-3 victory at Lampert and Karna ...

All she wrote

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By JASON FELDMANRochester (Minn.) Post-BulletinAUSTIN, Minn. - This one stings a little bit more.The Minot Minotauros have had this feeling for four consecutive years, being knocked out of the North American Hockey League playoffs by the Austin Bruins.For the first time, though, Minot entered a ...

Closing the door

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By JOHN DENEGAStaff Writerjdenega@minotdailynews.comMinot State's softball team won't qualify for the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference tournament.The Beavers have been buried near the bottom of the standings all year long. MSU's season has been defined by long losing streaks and ...

Alexander’s gem ends 15-game skid for Minot State

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Daily News Staffsports@minotdailynews.comABERDEEN, S.D. - Minot State junior Tanner Alexander provided exactly what the Beavers needed.After giving up double-digit runs in four of its last five contests, and losing 15 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games in a row, MSU enjoyed its best ...

Back on track

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VELVA - Before its first game of the year, Velva-Drake-Anamoose's baseball team - the two-time defending Region 6 champion - had suffered just two region losses since 2014 en route to consecutive fourth-place finishes at the Class B state tournament.Not bad.But that brand of success has been ...

No fear

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Minot Minotauros fans don't need to be reminded of their history with Austin.The two-time defending North American Hockey League runners-up, the Bruins have dumped Minot from the postseason each of the past three years, with this year's first-round matchup presenting the opportunity for a ...

Magi top Jamestown in opener, nightcap suspended

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While the sun is staying out a bit later these days, that doesn't seem to be helping Minot High's baseball team.On Thursday night, the Magi had their second West Region game since Tuesday suspended due to darkness.After posting a 5-2 win over Jamestown in the opener at Jack Hoeven Park, the ...

MSU’s Hunsaker still surprised by sudden success

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Minot State freshman Amber Hunsaker is a go-getter."I always have set my goals high," she said.Those goals have been producing results this spring.A Thompson native, and the defending state high school champion in javelin, Hunsaker began her collegiate career with the Beavers less than four ...

A hurler’s gem

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Bishop Ryan senior pitcher Jesse VerBruggen was brilliant Tuesday afternoon.The right-hander struck out 12 batters over seven innings, as the Lions held off two-time defending Region 6 champion Velva-Drake-Anamoose 3-2 at Jack Hoeven Park. In search of their third consecutive state tournament ...

Wetzel dazzles

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By JOHN DENEGAStaff Writerjdenega@minotdailynews.comSURREY - Surrey-Our Redeemer's sophomore pitcher Jayden Wetzel could have gone the distance.He should have gotten the win.Despite a solid outing, he walked away with neither.But the Mustangs still walked-off with a crucial Region 6 win over ...

Minot State surges to 2nd at Cougar Cup

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Minot State's men's golf team rolled to an 8-1 win over Sioux Falls on Tuesday, and scored enough points against Concordia-St. Paul to hold to second a place at the Cougar Cup, match-play event.MSU senior Nicholas Liebel was instrumental in the Beavers' surge to second, as ...

Slide continues

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Pitching has been an issue for Minot State's baseball team this season.MSU entered Wednesday's Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader against Bemidji State at Corbett Field on an 11-game losing streak.During that span the Beavers allowed an average of 11.6 runs per game and ...

MSU softball drops two at Bemidji State

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidj State's softball team plated three runs in the bottom of the seventh in the second of two games Wednesday afternoon to claim a 5-4 win over Minot State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action.The win gave Bemidji State a sweep of the doubleheader as it claimed ...

Braving the elements

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Players traded their baseball caps for beanies, their shorts for pants, and their sunglasses for hand warmers.It didn't feel like golfing weather - with temperatures in the mid 30s, coupled by steady wind and precipitation - during the Minot High Invitational on Monday at Souris Valley Golf ...

Majettes serve up 8-1 win over Dickinson

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Minot High's girls tennis team was slated to host its West Region rivals Monday in the annual Minot Round Robin tournament.But in the end, only one team came through.Due to adverse weather conditions, the round robin - originally scheduled for Saturday, and initially postponed by snowy ...