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Diggs, Cousins fly past Eagles in Vikings’ 38-20 win

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two weeks ago, Stefon Diggs was a dissatisfied star with a decreasing role for a Minnesota team in a mini-crisis on the passing attack. Patience was all Diggs needed, as it turned out, to re-establish himself as a prominent receiver for Kirk Cousins and the ...

MSU football no match for Winona State, 49-3

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WINONA, Minn. — The Minot State football team suffered its largest loss of the season Sunday afternoon on the road at Winona State. The Beavers (2-4) knocked through a single field goal in a 49-3 rout by the Warriors (4-2). Winona State dominated the NSIC contest from start to ...

MSU women’s hockey picks up first road trip win

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O'FALLON, Ill. — Following a pair of one-goal road defeats to Lindenwood University-Belleville on Thursday and Friday in Missouri, the Minot State women's hockey team headed north to Illinois. The Beavers (2-3) dished out the same punishment they had just received with a 2-1 victory ...

Idaho State knocks off UND in worst FCS road loss since 2014

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POCATELLO, Idaho -- During the 2015 and 2018 seasons, the University of North Dakota football program’s losses to Idaho State could easily be connected to the Fighting Hawks missing the FCS playoffs. The 2019 version of the Hawks put those wheels in motion once again Saturday afternoon at ...

Johnson adds singles state title to his tennis accomplishments

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GRAND FORKS -- After winning back-to-back state doubles championships, Kaden Johnson was hoping to make a bid for a singles title last season. That idea was thwarted by a right wrist injury that bothered him the entire 2018 high school tennis season. “Everyone was hitting to my backhand," ...

Ryan football handles DLB, wins 39-14 in wintry conditions

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The Des Lacs/Burlington Lakers could not stop Logan Merck. They could only hope to contain him. Merck, donning a gold mouthguard, put on a platinum performance during Bishop Ryan’s 39-14 Region 3 victory Friday evening over DLB at Herb Parker Stadium. The Ryan junior running back rushed for ...

MSU soccer beat in Bemidji, Lewis snaps scoring drought

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BEMIDJI, Minn. — The last time the Minot State women's soccer team played a game in Bemidji, Minnesota, snow was getting shoveled off the field at halftime. Bemidji State ended up surviving the elements for a 3-1 victory in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament on Nov. 9, 2018. ...

MSU football back on the road Sunday against Winona State

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Sundays aren’t just for the pros. The Minot State football team will throw on the pads Sunday for the first time since joining the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The conference contest at Winona State was initially scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, but travel concerns caused by the ...

DLB volleyball defeats MLS after first-set stumble

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DES LACS — Usually, it’s the second set that has been giving the Des Lacs/Burlington volleyball team problems. On Thursday evening, the Lakers’ struggles surfaced a set early. Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood (9-9, 3-3 District 12) took advantage by winning the first frame in a crucial Class B ...

Weather postpones multiple athletic events

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Weather continues to affect the landscape of North Dakota athletics. Multiple athletic events in the region were postponed on Thursday. The Minot State women’s soccer team will play Bemidji State University at 3 p.m. this afternoon. The Beavers will then play the University of Minnesota ...

Young Magi tennis team heads to state tournament

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When Scott DeLorme observes the Minot High Schools boys tennis team, he notices a scrappy bunch. The Magicians’ head coach will work with a lineup of seventh-graders, several underclassmen and juniors, and just one senior at this week’s state tournament in Grand Forks. “They’re ...

Magi football prepares for penultimate road test against Demons

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Defending state champions. Road game. Short rest. Standings implications. Inclement weather threats. Those are just a few items on the laundry list of challenges that await the Minot High School football team as they match up with Bismarck High. The contest between the Magicians (3-3, 2-2 ...

Inclement weather postpones boys soccer state tournament

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Due to threats of storms and blizzards, the Minot High School boys soccer team will have to wait to play its first game in the state tournament. The state tournament, which was scheduled to start today, will now begin on Monday, Oct. 14, at Starion Sports Complex in Mandan. The Magicians ...

Ryan volleyball takes four-set road victory over Berthold

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BERTHOLD — All the Bishop Ryan Lions needed was a chance to regroup. After splitting the first two sets of a four-set match against District 12 foe Lewis & Clark/Berthold (10-11, 2-3 District 12) on Tuesday evening, Ryan (16-9, 3-2 District 12) head coach Nick Theis called his team ...

Majettes volleyball swept by powerhouse Century

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The Minot High School volleyball team couldn’t slow down four-time defending state champions Bismarck Century Tuesday evening on its home court. The Majettes (6-11, 3-7 WDA) lost in straight sets by scores of 25-18, 25-11, 25-14. Century improved to 15-2 overall (9-1 WDA) on the ...