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Lady Beavers in search of first win against Minnesota Crookston

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Following a canceled series and an unexpected week off, the Minot State women’s basketball squad is itching to return to the court this weekend for a two-game set at home against the University of Minnesota Crookston. The series against St. Cloud State scheduled for last weekend had to be ...

Hawks add mid-year enrollee Erika Lane

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The University of North Dakota women's basketball program announced the fourth signee to its class of 2021 on Wednesday, Jan. 20, adding mid-year enrollee Erika Lane to the Fighting Hawks squad for the final 10 games of 2020-21. Erika, the sister of sophomore forward Olivia Lane, began ...

Bison women host Denver this weekend

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The North Dakota State women's basketball team puts its five-game winning streak on the line this weekend, as the Bison host Denver on Friday, Jan. 22 and Saturday, Jan. 23. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. both days, with a men's game to follow as part of the doubleheader, at the Scheels Center in ...

Massine blazing trail on wrestling team at Velva

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Of all the stress, heartache and anxiety that was produced by the year 2020, we saw some good moments materialize as well. Especially in the world of sports, we saw women continue to make strides in a predominantly-male industry. At the local high school level, Elizabeth Massine of Velva High ...

Two Minot High soccer standouts to play collegiately

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This offseason, a pair of Minot High senior soccer players formalized plans to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Reegan Meyer, a defensive backrow specialist, and Walter Markle, a center midfielder, each signed National Letters of Intent. While Meyer plans to attend ...

Panther senior Post signs with NDSCS

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The Glenburn Panthers girls basketball team is off to a 10-0 start, and one of its key players will soon be taking her skills to the collegiate level. On Tuesday, Nadia Post signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her basketball career at the North Dakota State College of Science, in ...

Beavers enter second half of 2020-21 season riding hot start

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Emotions were at a high for the Minot State Beavers’ men’s hockey team Jan. 14, when the final buzzer sounded on the home squad’s 8-1 victory over Williston State at Maysa Arena. The Beavers had just returned from a lengthy holiday break, taking the ice for the first time since their 5-1 ...

Minotauros swept by Kenai River in weekend homestand

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The excitement was palpable at Pepsi Rink at Maysa Arena Friday and Saturday evening, as 936 fans in attendance made their voices heard for the Minotauros’ first game since New Year’s Eve. Coming off four consecutive losses, three to the Bismarck Bobcats, the Minotauros were looking for a ...

Minot swim and dive downs Williston 133-52

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The unbeaten Minot High School swim and dive team took down yet another opponent Friday evening, as the squad went on the road and defeated Williston High School by a final score of 133-52 in a dual meet at Williston Area Recreation Center. The Magi took first place in 10 of the 12 total ...

Minot High gymnastics place sixth in Bismarck

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The Minot High School Majettes wrapped up another gymnastics meet Friday evening, as the team posted a final score of 115.35 in their portion of the events at Bismarck Gymnastics Academy. Dickinson High School earned first place honors with a 145.35 final score, followed closely by Jamestown ...

Beavers track and field take third at UMary Winter Carnival

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On Saturday, the Minot State University track and field team started the 2021 season with a third-place finish (196 total points) at the UMary Winter Carnival. While the women finished third in the meet with 90 total points, the men took fourth with 106 total points. MSU junior Leif Nelson ...

Minot wins big over Williston, 102-53

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Right from the outset, it was clear who the dominant team was in Friday evening's matchup between the Minot Magicians (8-1) and Williston Coyotes (0-7). With active hands in passing lanes, and active feet in transition, Minot's pressing defense caused problems for Williston ballhandlers. ...

Beavers suffer first loss in 5-1 defeat to Adrian College

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Not unlike the men’s team that played the night before, the Minot State women’s hockey squad had been itching to return to the ice after an extended holiday break. The Beavers had not played a game since before Thanksgiving last year, when they completed a two-game sweep of Dakota ...

Minot State track and field opens season Saturday at UMary

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The Beavers shattered the MSU track and field NCAA Division II program record books last season and look to continue setting the bar high in the upcoming year. This one-day event will feature multiple Beavers competing across the board. After signing the largest class in the tenure of head ...

Wrestling: MSU drops meet to UMary at home, 20-13

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On Friday afternoon, the Minot State Beavers held their second meet of the season, but lost in a non-conference matchup with the University of Mary. At the outset, Minot won three of the first four matches to take a 10-3 lead. At 125 pounds, Oscar Nellis defeated Jeremy Leintz in a 7-2 ...