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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 ...

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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 ...

Class A football playoff pairings announced

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Some spots in the Class A football playoffs were claimed two weeks ago.For others, it took until the final night of the regular season and then some waiting to claim their spots.The Class A playoffs, which begin next weekend, were finalized Saturday morning with the conclusion of the regular ...

Season of records

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KENMARE -In sports, records are made to be broken.And Kenmare High senior quarterback Hunter Rodin is closing in on three records that most football fans around the area may not be aware of.As the Honkers prepare for today's nine-man state playoff contest against Drake/Anamoose at 2 p.m., the ...

Velva-Sawyer claims final playoff with win over DL-B

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VELVA While wrapping up the Class A Region 3 football title last week, the Des Lacs-Burlington Lakers didn't seem to have much to play for Friday night in the regular-season finale.The Velva-Sawyer Aggies, on the other hand, were playing for their playoff lives. And they played liked it.The ...

MSU hockey wins seventh straight

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Minot State hockey has become allergic to losing.The Beavers won their seventh straight game en route to staying perfect on the season, defeating Williston State 8-3 Friday at Maysa Arena."You know what, we're rolling," Minot State coach Wade Regier said. "It's one of those things where good ...

Minotauros fall 6-5 in overtime

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The Minot Minotauros (6-1-2-0) scored three straight goals in the second period Friday night against the Brooklyn Blizzards (4-3-0-1) to hold a two-goal lead, but the Blizzard answered with three of their own to top the Minotauros, 6-5, in overtime.The Blizzard silenced the home supporters with ...

Bemidji State, Hoffer to face hometown team Minot State

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - Minot native and Bemidji State freshman kicker Mason Hoffer didn't expect to play this season.But an injury to starting kicker Isaac Aanerud in warmups leading up to a game with University of Mary left Bemidji State in dire need of a kicker, forcing interim coach Brent Bolte to ...

Magi soccer edges Jamestown 2-1 at state tournament

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FARGO - While a state championship is no longer possible for the West Region fourth seed Minot High boys soccer team, the Magicians at least picked up a win at the state tournament on Friday with a 2-1 victory over West Region second seed Jamestown in the consolation semifinals.It was the first ...

Eight is great

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The No. 4 ranked Minot High School football team had a point to prove after losing 14-7 to No. 2 Bismarck High at home last week.On senior night, the Magicians (6-2, 5-1 Western Dakota Association) left no doubt that they are still one of the best teams in the state with a 53-12 victory over ...

Deleted, but not forgotten

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Every Tuesday afternoon, Minot State holds a weekly press conference so the media can catch up with various Beavers coaches and players.These provide insight on where various program are at and their mindset for any upcoming matches. There usually isn't any breaking news at these press ...

Run game will decide TGU and Tioga playoff matchup

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There won't be any shortage of running plays when Tioga takes on Towner-Granville-Upham in the first round of the North Dakota nine-man football playoffs at 2 p.m. Saturday in Towner.TGU - the third seed from Region 4 - comes into Saturday's contest averaging 313 rushing yards per game. Senior ...

Magi soccer falls to Shanley/Oak Grove in state tournament

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FARGO - The Minot High boys soccer team had a tall task in front of they Thursday afternoon as they took on undefeated Shanley/Oak Grove (18-0-2), the top seed out of the East Region, in the first round of the state tournament held at Sid Cichy Stadium in Fargo.The Magi (7-10-2) held their own ...

Bismarck volleyball tops Minot in four

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BISMARCK The Bismarck Demons defeated Minot in four games Thursday night in a Class A West Region volleyball match in Bismarck.The Demons won 25-15, 25-11, 23-25, 25-19."We had a slow start in set one and struggled to pass in game two," Minot High coach Sherry Carlson said. "In set three, we ...