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Bismarck Larks to host its first ever holiday toy drive

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On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Bismarck Larks baseball team, its sponsor North American Coal and the Salvation Army will be teaming up to collect donations in an effort to spread joy during the holiday season. From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. that day, the Larks will be hosting a donation drive-thru at ...

Coaches report: Our Redeemer’s volleyball HC Kara Nunziato

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On Saturday, Our Redeemer's Christian School wrapped up its volleyball season with a four-set loss to Kenmare at the Class B State Tournament in Fargo (22-25, 20-25, 25-21, 11-25). Our Redeemer's ended the tournament with an 0-3 record and concluded the 2020 season with a 17-10 mark and an ...

North Dakota overwhelming favorite to repeat in NCHC

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.-- Already picked atop both national polls in the early stages of the NCAA hockey season, the University of North Dakota was the overwhelming favorite to defend its National Collegiate Hockey Conference title in the league's preseason poll, released Monday. UND was a ...

Wings sweep Tauros in two-game set

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After compiling a 4-2 record in the month of October, the Minot Minotauros were back in action this past Friday and Saturday for the first time in nearly a month. Unfortunately for Minotauros fans, Minot dropped a pair of games to the undefeated Aberdeen Wings (10-0) at the Maysa Arena, losing ...

Century wins Class A championship; Linton victorious in Class B

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In state volleyball news, it was Bismarck Century winning the Class A State Championship, defeating West Fargo 3-1 (16-25, 29-27, 25-17, 25-19) at the Fargodome on Saturday. The state title happens to be Century’s sixth in the previous 10 seasons, and eighth in program history. The victory ...

MSU beats Williston State on the road 2-1

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On Saturday evening, the Minot State men's hockey team improved to 6-1 on the year by going on the road to defeat Williston State College 2-1. The two clubs were originally scheduled to meet on Nov. 7, but those plans were changed due to concerns relating to the coronavirus pandemic. Minot ...

ORCS lose to Dickinson Trinity in three setter

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On Friday, Our Redeemer's Christian School suffered its second defeat in as many days at the Class B State Tournament, falling in three sets to Dickinson Trinity (25-27, 24-26, 8-25) at the Fargodome. For the game, Amaya Willer and Abbey Kubas each registered 15 kills for Dickinson Trinity ...

Winter sports to begin practice on Nov. 30

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On Wednesday, Governor Doug Burgum announced that winter sports practices and extracurricular activities in North Dakota will be allowed to resume Nov. 30 with extra precautions. Meanwhile, competition will remain suspended until Dec. 14. For coaches, parents, players and fans of the North ...

ORCS falls 3-0 in state tourney to unbeaten Linton

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Coming into the state tournament, Our Redeemer's Christian School had enjoyed a late season hot streak, winning 11 of its last 12 games. However, Linton-HMB was the top-seeded team in the bracket, boasting an unblemished 22-0 record on the year. As it turned out, Our Redeemer's was defeated ...

Coaches report: Minot swim and dive HC Emily Jensen

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The Minot Majettes girls swim team ended the 2020 fall season with a third place finish in the North Dakota State Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 14. Individually, it was MHS junior Jordn Wolsky who earned the team's best placing, coming in fifth in the 100-yard backstroke with a final time of ...

NDSU Athletics Establishes Ade Sponberg Endowment

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FARGO – The North Dakota State University athletic department has established the Ade Sponberg Endowment, named after the former Bison athletic director of 14 years from 1973 to 1986. Sponberg was inducted into the Bison Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996. The endowment was initiated by ...

Fighting Sioux documentary to be released

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BISMARCK— Filmmaker Matt Fern announced the release of the documentary film, “Fighting Over Sioux,” next Wednesday. In Minot, the film will show in Oak Park Theater at a later date, not yet set, but will be available on demand through TV, computer and mobile devices. The 85-minute film ...

Coaches report: Knights volleyball HC Kara Nunziato

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Our Redeemer's Christian School will appear in its ninth state tournament when they take on Linton/HMB on Thursday afternoon at the Fargodome. It will also marck Our Redeemer's seventh consecutive trip to state. Meanwhile, the Minot Daily News asked eighth-year Knights head volleyball coach ...

Minotauros to play Friday with crowd restrictions

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On Wednesday, the Minot Minotauros announced on their website that only their 600 season ticket holders will be permitted to attend their next game against the Aberdeen Wings on Friday. This attendance restriction will be in effect until Dec. 14, or until otherwise directed by Governor ...

Bison women’s track signs three new recruits

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FARGO - North Dakota State director of track and field and cross country Stevie Keller announced the signing of three women's athletes to the 2021 recruiting class on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Onnica Stansbury, a distance runner from West Fargo, Ellen Donat, a jumper and multi-event athlete from ...

Cousins steps back to forefront for Vikings with Cook slowed

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With league-leading production from running back Dalvin Cook and clever play-calling by offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak, the Minnesota Vikings helped Kirk Cousins get back in a groove this month after his rash of turnovers contributed to the team's 1-5 start. Cousins ...

MHS cheerleaders earn numerous accolades at state

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On Saturday, the Minot High School Gold Stunt Team, led by head coach Sarah Seney and assistant coach Vytalli Klimpel, competed in the 2020 state cheerleading competition. Based on their success at state, it is apparent that Minot made the most of the opportunity. As part of the North Dakota ...

Jose Vitor Leme clinches 2020 PBR World Championship

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ARLINGTON, Texas – On the biggest stage in professional bull riding, Jose Vitor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardon, Brazil) clinched the 2020 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Championship inside AT&T Stadium Saturday night with one of the biggest rides in PBR World Finals history, putting a ...