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NSIC, MidCo announce expanded live coverage

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BURNSVILLE, Minn. - The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced an expanded one-year agreement with Midco Sports Network for live coverage of 20 football games in the 2017 season. The partnership will include 11 weeks of the “NSIC Thursday Night Game of the Week”, airing each ...

Ryan baseball sweeps Surrey

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The Bishop Ryan baseball team found ways to win two different types of baseball games Thursday at Corbett Field. Ryan starting pitcher Alex Burckhard outlasted Surrey’s Jayden Wetzel in a 1-0 pitcher’s duel in Game 1, then the Lions opened the floodgates in Game 2, winning 10-2 in five ...

MSU softball adds Holland, DeLong

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Minot State University head softball coach Bill Triplett announced the addition of Taryn Holland and Dakota DeLong to the program’s 2017 recruiting class Thursday. Holland, a 5-foot-6 first baseman from Clancy, Mont., and DeLong, a 5-foot-7 catcher/third baseman from Hudson, Fla., signed ...

Lions tame Majettes

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The latest installment of the in-city rivalry on the softball diamond between Bishop Ryan and Minot High School went the Lions’ way on Thursday at the South Hill Complex. Bishop Ryan (8-4, 8-4 West Region), the designated home team despite both squads playing at their home venue, knocked ...

Building the dam

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Overlooking the field at Herb Parker Stadium with his team below, Mike Aldrich liked what he saw from his office vantage point and couldn’t resist in directing a comment toward co-offensive coordinator Derek Edholm. “You know, we are a lot better than what I was expecting,” the ...

Minot State baseball splits, ends five-game win streak

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BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Minot State University baseball team split a pair of games at Bemidji State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play on Wednesday at the BSU Baseball Field. The 5-2 win in Game 1 saw MSU push its win streak to five games, only to have it snapped in Game 2 by ...

Clean sweep

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The Minot State softball team received strong efforts from the circle on Tuesday, lifting the Beavers to a doubleheader sweep of Bemidji State at Herb Parker Stadium. MSU took the first game 4-2, then won the second game 5-3. In Game 1, MSU’s catalyst, Jordan Grant, got things started ...

Magi baseball settles for another split

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Winning the first game and dropping the second has started to become an unwanted routine for the Minot High School baseball team. For the third consecutive series, that’s exactly what transpired in Tuesday’s doubleheader against Jamestown at Corbett Field. The Magi (7-3, 7-3 West Region) ...

Legacy too much for Ryan softball

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During all of Tuesday’s Class A West Region softball doubleheader at the South Hill Softball Complex, the Bishop Ryan Lions were slow out of the gate offensively. And it cost them. The Bismarck Legacy Sabers took full advantage en route to a 10-6 and 17-5 win to sweep the Lions. “Both ...

MHS tennis beats Williston

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WILLISTON — The Minot High School girls tennis team picked up its fourth win in two days Tuesday, taking down Williston for the second time this season. MHS won the match 6-1. “We traveled to Williston today for a 4-3 non conference match with Williston and got strong singles play,” ...

For Tauros, it’s win or go home

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Last weekend’s Robertson Cup playoff performance left the Minot Minotauros licking their wounds as they prepare for a must-win contest against Aberdeen at 7:05 p.m. Friday on the road. The Wings came into Maysa Arena and dictated the pace in both contests, limiting the Tauros to one goal ...

MHS tennis opens season with three victories

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The Minot High girls tennis team couldn’t have envisioned a better beginning to its season Monday. In their season opening meet, the Majettes walked away with three victories, defeating Jamestown, Century and Williston at Hammond Park. Minot beat Jamestown 5-0, Williston 4-1 and Century ...

Borst named NSIC Player of the Week

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Minot State University sophomore Michael Borst was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week the league announced Monday. Borst helped the Beavers to a 5-1 record on the week including the team’s first sweep taking all four games on the weekend against the ...

Beavers sign five in Cordova’s first class

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Minot State University volleyball has signed five student-athletes for the 2017 season, head coach Dana Cordova announced Monday, marking her first recruiting class as head coach at Minot State. Cordova signed incoming freshmen Emily Barker, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Giovanna Hamilton, ...

Beaver softball adds infielder Marshall

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Minot State University softball signed Alaina Marshall to a National Letter of Intent to join the squad in the fall. Marshall, a 5-foot-2 middle infielder from Selma, Calif., plays prep softball for Selma High School. “Alaina will give us some depth in the middle as she can play shortstop ...

Rain dampens Beavers softball

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Gathered around in a circle after comfortably winning 14-5 in a five-inning mercy rule called first contest Saturday afternoon, the Minot State softball team couldn’t help but start dancing to Fifth Harmony’s “Work from Home” as they tried to stay warm and loose for the second game of ...

Tauros fall into 2-0 series deficit against Aberdeen

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Two games into the Robertson Cup playoffs, the Minot Minotauros officially have their backs against the wall. Much like they did Friday, the Aberdeen Wings suffocated the Tauros offense Saturday night, beating Minot 3-1 and taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series. The series now returns ...

MSU golf settles for third

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SMITHVILLE, Mo. – Minot State University finished with a final-round 308 to settle for third place overall, shooting a three-round total of 903 at the 2017 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men's Golf Championships Saturday at Paradise Point – Outlaw. The Beavers came into the final ...

Forgettable playoff debut for Pepsi Rink

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Saturday night might have been the last time the Minot Minotauros will host a playoff game this year at the new Pepsi Rink. Now facing a 2-0 deficit to the Aberdeen Wings in the opening round of the North American League Hockey playoffs, the Minotauros need a pair of wins in Aberdeen to force ...

Home ice lost

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The Minot Minotauros know they missed an opportunity to take control of their opening Robertson Cup series Friday night at Maysa Arena. After winning the Central Division championship in the regular season, the Tauros earned home ice throughout the first two playoff rounds. Yet, after ...