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Sabre Dogs notebook: Souris Valley rained out against Pierre

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The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs (19-16) entered Tuesday evening’s game against the Pierre Trappers (15-22) on a three-game winning streak. After reaching the second inning, the contest was rained out. The Trappers will host the Sabre Dogs for a two-game series starting this evening at 7:05 ...

Minot Vistas upset bid spoiled by Feeney, Governors in extras

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BISMARCK — The moment wasn't too big for 15-year-old Eli Nissen, nor was it for North Dakota State baseball commit Cade Feeney. The youngster ace Nissen gave the No. 7-seeded Minot Vistas a golden chance to upset the No. 2-seeded Bismarck Governors in the first round of the Class AA State ...

Minot Vistas seeking final surge at Class AA State Tournament

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The highs have been high and the lows have been low, now the Minot Vistas hit the road for one last summer adventure. The No. 7-seeded Vistas (13-22, 6-10 statewide standings) enter the Class AA State Tournament this week with nothing to lose. While this season hasn’t gone exactly to plan, ...

Rubbing is racing at Nodak Speedway

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IMCA Hobby Stock drivers Caden Appelt (70), Kevin Aho (41) and Alex Tvedt (103) battle for position in a heat race Sunday evening at Nodak Speedway. Race results can be found on page B2 in the scoreboard section. Alex Eisen/MDN

Late inning push lifts Sabre Dogs over Trappers, 6-2

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PIERRE, S.D. — Not quite the franchise-high 18 runs the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs put up on Saturday night, but a win is a win, especially coming down to the end of the Expedition League season. The Sabre Dogs (18-16) piled on five runs across the fifth and sixth innings to secure a 6-2 road ...

Minot Aces bow out of 11YO Cal Ripken State Tournament

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After finishing pool play with a 2-1 record, including a pair of close one-run wins over Grand Forks (9-8) and West Fargo Spikes (7-6), the Minot Aces earned the No. 2 seed out of Pool D and a spot in the eight-team championship bracket. The 11-year-old North Dakota Cal Ripken State Tournament ...

Garrison prevails in an unusual District 2 Tournament

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VELVA — From a venue change to a pitch count violation that resulted in a costly forfeit, bizarre circumstances defined the last two days of the Class B Independent District 2 Tournament. When everything was all said and done, the Garrison Titans emerged as the tournament champions with a ...

Q&A with Minot State’s Director of Athletics Andrew Carter

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The last five months have seen a whirlwind of changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Andrew Carter, the director of athletics at Minot State University, recently reflected on the ever-changing landscape of Division II athletics and what the future might hold. Here is a transcript of the ...

WDA announces changes to 2020 fall schedules

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BISMARCK – The Western Dakota Association (WDA) and its member schools are moving toward the startup of the 2020 fall sports season. The health and well being of all its stakeholders remain the highest priority. WDA officials recently approved scheduling changes for fall sports to reduce ...

Big Sticks steal home in extras to top Sabre Dogs

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Rolling the dice in extra innings, the Badlands Big Sticks came up with a Yahtzee while the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs rolled snake eyes. The Big Sticks (17-14) maintained the top spot in the Lewis Division with a 3-2 road victory Wednesday evening over the Sabre Dogs (15-15) at Corbett Field. ...

Bismarck Reps come alive late, defeat Minot Metros 11-6

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JAMESTOWN — The Minot Metros jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the top of the first inning, but the Bismarck Reps mounted late offense for an 11-6 victory during Wednesday evening’s Class A West Region Tournament state qualifier in Jamestown. Jonas Bubach, Landyn Almy, Tyler Johnson and ...