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Total team effort

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BISMARCK — The Minot High School boys track and field team only had one individual state champion crowned on Saturday in the second and final day of the state meet at the Bismarck Community Bowl. While junior Logan Goheen captured that distinct honor by maintaining his No. 1 seed time and ...

Standouts in the field

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BISMARCK - The triumph came out of nowhere. Westhope-Newburg's Abbie Jiles put seeding to the wayside, as she outjumped her No. 13 ranking by three and a half inches to win the Class B girls long jump. The unexpected result comes in one of her last competitions in the state of North Dakota, ...

State track and field: Making it to the finals

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BISMARCK - For many the running events on Friday at the state track and field meet, the goal was getting to Saturday. A spot in the finals required a good run in the preliminaries. Here are the local Minot-area athletes who made the cut to racing again today at the Bismarck Community ...

Local teams struggle in long distance running finals

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BISMARCK - The mile run and 4x800 relay were the only two running events to have finals on Friday at the state track and field meet in Bismarck. Across Class A, Class B, boys and girls from the Minot-area teams couldn't quite keep up at the longer distances. Minot High senior Gabe Hegstad was ...

Bishop Ryan softball falls 5-1 in semis

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JAMESTOWN - Runs were at a premium for the Bishop Ryan softball team Friday. The Lions racked up six hits but could only score one run in a 5-1 loss to Bismarck High in the West Region semifinals in Jamestown. Following the defeat, Ryan plays Jamestown in a state qualifier game at 1 p.m. ...

Askvig, Reynolds, Egge advance to individual WDA semifinals

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The Minot High girls tennis team will be well represented when the second day of the individual portion of the West Region tennis tournament resumes today at Hammond Park in Minot. In the singles bracket, No. 1 seed and MHS player Raquel Egge advanced to the semifinals after picking up two ...

Three-run inning plagues Magi baseball

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Through four innings, the Minot High baseball team held a 2-1 advantage over Jamestown, but couldn’t close the door in a 5-2 loss to the Blue Jays in West Region baseball tournament action Friday at Corbett Field. With the loss, the Magi face Bismarck Legacy in a state qualifier game at ...

Local athletes to watch at the state track and field meet

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The Class A and Class B, boys and girls state track and field meet gets underway today in Bismarck at the Bismarck Community Bowl. Preliminaries for most of the running events and the finals for the 1,600-meter run and 4x800 relay will take place today, while tomorrow the field events and the ...

Minot High girls tennis rolls to West Region title

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The Minot High girls tennis team rolled to the West Region team title Thursday at Hammond Park. The Majettes lost just one individual match in three team matches Friday. Minot’s Raquel Egge lost to Bismarck St. Mary’s Emily Bichler in the No. 1 singles match of the day. The Majettes ...

Late night blast

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The sun was setting as the first pitch was thrown between the No. 3-seeded Minot High School baseball team and No. 6-seeded Williston. Pushed back nearly two and a half hours from the scheduled 7 p.m. start time, due to the other West Region tournament first round games going into extra ...

Ryan softball fends off upset-minded Mandan

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JAMESTOWN — The first round of a regional tournament for the No. 1 seed is usually a stress-free win. The Bishop Ryan softball team didn’t get that, at least not right away, on Thursday at the West Region tournament. Tied 4-4 after three innings, the top-seeded Lions finally pulled away ...

State bound

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The Bishop Ryan baseball team confirmed on Tuesday what it had believed to be true all year: it was the best team in Region 6. After cruising through the regular season en route to locking up a No. 1 seed for the region tournament, the Lions swept their way through the postseason, outscoring ...

Minot High soccer locks up second seed

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The Minot High girls soccer team locked up the second seed from the West Region with a 5-0 win over Bismarck Legacy Tuesday night in Bismarck. The Majettes (8-3-2) got a pair of goals from senior Sofia Lewis in the opening half to get off to a fast start. Lewis was assisted by juniors Carly ...

One win away

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The bats were hot, pitcher Eli Stewart was on his game and No. 1-seeded Bishop Ryan used the extra outs No. 2-seeded Velva-Drake/Anamoose-Sawyer gave them to get one step closer to reaching its first state tournament berth since 2013. The Lions defeated the Aggies 7-2 on Monday at Corbett ...

Magi golf captures third straight win, WDA title

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WILLISTON — The Minot High School boys golf team concluded the regular season by winning its third straight invite – fifth of the season – at Links of North Dakota on Monday. With the result, Minot High also seized its third consecutive WDA regular season title with a scoring average of ...

Mustangs muster enough offense to keep season alive

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Having both loss earlier in the day, the Surrey-ORCS and Max-Garrison-White Shield baseball teams squared off Monday evening in the Region 6 tournament at Corbett Field with its seasons on the line. At times, it wasn’t pretty. But, Surrey did just enough for a slim 4-3 elimination game ...

Action packed racing

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Rain washed away the debut of the United States Modified Touring Series (USMTS) at the Devils Lake Speedway on Saturday night. Their loss was Nodak Speedway’s gain on Sunday, as the central region points leading Ricky Thornton Jr. brought his No. 20rt modified machine into Minot. However, ...

Run, jump and throw

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One lap of 400 meters left Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark runner Mark Medalen hunched over a trash can at the start/finish line. He looked defeated, gasping for air and unable to hold down his breakfast. Yet, this was a moment of triumph. “I’ve been running since I’ve been in ...