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Intrasquad draw

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The Minot State women’s soccer team kicked off the new season Monday evening with its annual intrasquad scrimmage. The Red and Green Soccer Preview event ended in a 1-1 draw. “We got a lot to work on, but it’s Day 1,” MSU first-year head coach Chris Clements said. “There were ...

Co-head coaches set to lead MLS football this year

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MOHALL — Cody Beck and Boyd Southam are faced with a unique challenge on the gridiron this season. Both football coaches have assisted the Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood Mavericks in the past, but now they will work together as co-head coaches. The coaches will share offensive responsibilities. ...

TGU football undersized but unwilling to be overlooked

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TOWNER — Self-described as undersized, the Towner/Granville/Upham football team enters the 2019 season with the presumption that other 9-man teams might underestimate them at first glance. “We only want to work harder because we are smaller,” senior lineman Reese Mohagen said. “Yeah, ...

Hectic night of racing at Nodak Speedway

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The early heat races Sunday evening struggled to find traction on a slippery Nodak Speedway 3/8-mile dirt circuit. But once the main features rolled around and the sun dropped behind the grandstand, multiple racing grooves had been uncovered, and it was game on. The penultimate night of ...

Metzger wins Western ND Charity Pro-Am

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Three shots back after Day 1, two shots back after Day 2 and a single shot back going into the final round, Andre Metzger gradually worked his way into contention. Metzger approached the back nine Sunday in the final round of the Western ND Charity Pro-Am event with that same one-stroke ...

Surrey football dedicates season to fallen teammate

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SURREY — Mark Kennedy concludes every football practice by asking his Surrey squad if they want to share any funny stories. It’s a bit of an unorthodox procedure, but the young men regaling tales of how hawks swooped down on them or how darn hungry they were after practice helps the ...

Bombers return to the 9-man football scene

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BERTHOLD — Following a 2-14 record over the past two seasons and, more relevantly, a lack of bodies within the program, the Lewis & Clark/Berthold Bombers have rejoined the 9-man football landscape for this upcoming season. The Bombers stint in Class A, Region 3 lasted for 10 years from ...

Magi soccer drops two at East-West Crossover

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JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School boys soccer team lost a pair of games at the East-West Crossover in Jamestown on Friday. Minot fell to 0-2 on the season. In the first game, Fargo Davies defeated the Magi 1-0. The Eagles struck in the second half. West Fargo defeated the Magi, 2-1, in ...

New home, new season for Magi soccer

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Under the lights at Duane Carlson Stadium won’t just be reserved for the Minot High School football team this season. With new turf getting laid down, the Magicians soccer team will also have a new venue to call home. While the field won’t be ready for the home opener on Aug.20, Minot is ...

Western ND Charity Pro-Am brings nationwide talent to Minot

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When it comes to the Western North Dakota Charity Pro-Am, Todd Lee has basically seen it all. He got involved with the event back in 1982 and continues to be a fixture to this day. Lee wears many hats. The Minot native serves as Vardon Golf Club’s head golf professional and is also the ...

Minot High cheer teams complete UCA camp

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The Minot High School varsity and junior varsity cheer teams went through the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) camp Tuesday and Wednesday at the Central Campus High School in Minot. The national camp is required by the North Dakota High School Activities Association (NDHSAA) to ...

Majettes golf takes fourth at East-West Classic

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JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School girls golf team took fourth place at the East-West Classic meet Tuesday at Hillcrest Golf Course in Jamestown. The meet only lasted one day, as yesterday’s action was canceled due to thunderstorms. Bismarck Century defended its victory from last year ...

Ready to roll

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Optimism in the air, the Minot State football team opened its fall camp Monday with conditioning in the morning and the first preseason practice in the afternoon. After an unrelenting one-win season a year ago, nothing quite beats having a fresh, clean slate to begin a new campaign. “We ...

High school football back on the gridiron

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Jimmy Lafakis/MDN Surrey football head coach Mark Kennedy explains a drill during a practice on Monday. The Mustangs will host Lewis & Clark/Berthold on Friday, Aug. 23. Jimmy Lafakis/MDN South Prairie senior quarterback Hayden Gibney, right, leads a huddle during a practice ...