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Beavers break out bats in sweep

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minot State hammered out 32 total hits, rallied from a three-run deficit in Game 1 and completed its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference sweep of the season, topping Concordia-St. Paul twice - - Sunday at Carlander Field.The Beavers doubled its conference win total ...

All square

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The Austin Bruins racked up 56 penalty minutes Friday, and it cost them dearly in a Game 1 loss.Saturday night, Austin flipped the script on the Minot Minotauros.With just eight penalty minutes to Minot's 34, the Bruins buried three power-play goals in a 4-1 win at Maysa Arena to steal home-ice ...

Spring?

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The term "spring game" should be used lightly when describing Minot State's final intersquad scrimmage of the 2016 spring practice period.Prior to kickoff, players and coaches were seen wielding snow shovels in an attempt to clear half the field for football activities.Kids were building ...

Maysa Arena voted a top-4 finalist in Hockeyville USA contest

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The depth of Minot's hockey support has revealed itself yet again.During the first intermission of Saturday's NHL playoff game between the New York Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins, Maysa Arena - thanks to fan voting from its local community - was announced as one four finalists for the ...

Home cooking

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The course on which Minot High's boys golf team fine tunes its craft - the course it's been playing for years - is also the same site for this year's Class A state tournament in June.Souris Valley Golf Course, located just east of Maysa Arena on the north side of Burdick Expy., isn't just the ...

Keeping composure

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In preparation for Friday's playoff opener, Minot Minotauros coach Marty Murray said his players, at times, may have to "take a punch in the nose" for the good of the team."We have to walk that line where we're bringing the intensity but not letting that control the game," he said Wednesday.The ...

Beavers gearing up for spring game

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There are 138 days until Minot State football opens its 2016 campaign against Minnesota State-Mankato.Saturday's 6 p.m. spring game marks the closest thing to an actual game MSU will play until that Sept. 1 opener.And the Beavers are eager to put on the pads."They're excited," MSU coach Tyler ...

Majettes open season in fine form

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There were no surprises in the Minot High's girls tennis team season opener of Friday at the Cameron Indoor Tennis Facility."I think, to a certain extent, it's about what we expected," Minot coach Scott DeLorme said. "We told the girls that we will put some different lineups out there in the ...

NBA playoffs are just a formality

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By now, basketball fans everywhere are fully aware the Golden State Warriors set the single-season win record, finishing with a 73-9 mark.Twenty years ago - I kept saying to anyone who would listen to me - that basketball fans would never again see anything like what the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls ...

Familiar foe

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It doesn't take much for the Minot Minotauros to get fired up about Austin.It's not hard to see why.Making their fourth consecutive North American Hockey League postseason appearance - and their second as a No. 2 seed - the Tauros have been sent packing by Austin each of the past three ...

Hedberg resigns as Minot State AD

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Minot State athletic director Rick Hedberg is stepping down.On Tuesday, Hedberg announced his resignation, as he will later be named MSU's new vice president for advancement. Hedberg is replacing long-time administrator Marv Semrau, who plans to retire later this year.After 15 years leading ...

Making strides

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Minot High's boys track and field team took fourth at Duane Carlson Invitational, finishing nearly 100 points behind defending state champion Century.But numbers and times aren't important right now, Minot co-coach Aaron Klingbeil.In just the Magicians' second outdoor meet of the season, ...

Making strides

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Minot High's boys track and field team took fourth at Duane Carlson Invitational, finishing nearly 100 points behind defending state champion Century.But numbers and times aren't important right now, Minot co-coach Aaron Klingbeil.In just the Magicians' second outdoor meet of the season, ...

Making strides

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Minot High's boys track and field team took fourth at Duane Carlson Invitational, finishing nearly 100 points behind defending state champion Century.But numbers and times aren't important right now, Minot co-coach Aaron Klingbeil.In just the Magicians' second outdoor meet of the season, ...

Lions, Majettes split softball twin bill

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Minot High softball coach Gerard Cederstrom used the word "ugly" to describe his team's 11-6 loss to Bishop Ryan on Thursday."When they hit the ball back to the pitcher and it should be a routine double play, and then they score three runs. That's ugly," he said.The Majettes responded in the ...

Majettes wise beyond their years

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Despite its lack of senior leadership, Minot High's girls tennis team is rich in experience."Our leaders are only sophomores and juniors," Minot coach Scott DeLorme said. "But they've played three years of varsity, so we have some experience at the top and we're excited about that part."Junior ...

It’s in the blood

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South Bend, Indiana's loss is Minot, North Dakota's gain.And Minot High girls softball coach Gerald Cederstrom is the main beneficiary."If they don't move to town, I don't know where I'm at this year," he said.Cederstrom is referring to the Andrysiaks - a family of seven girls - who moved to ...

3 Majettes sign college commitments

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Three Minot High student-athletes took part in the signing day festivities Wednesday at Magic City Campus.Swimmer Josie Gillund and track standouts Kylie Alexander and Meg Super each signed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.Gillund committed to Northern State, while ...

MELLENBRUCH: Get out the vote for Maysa Arena

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What are you doing right now? Yes, this very moment.Sitting at your desk at work? Waking up at home with a morning cup of coffee?Wherever you are, make sure you do one thing today.Vote.But not for a person or law. Vote for a building. Your building.Vote for Maysa Arena."This is a great little ...