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Weekly racing underway at Nodak Speedway

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Social distancing spectators cheered Sunday as racing returned to Nodak Speedway following a four-week postponement of Opening Night because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The energetic atmosphere at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds marked the first large-scale sporting event in Minot since the ...

Local golfers to compete at Spring Golf Championships

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BISMARCK — While the COVID-19 pandemic shut down spring sports across the country, Chris Geiss devised a plan. Geiss, a Glen Ullin native, yearned to fill the gap for high school golfers across North Dakota. He spearheaded the upcoming 2020 North Dakota Spring State Championships at ...

Nodak Speedway ready to roll with Opening Night on Sunday

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Nodak Speedway is coming to the green flag to start the 2020 season. After postponing the action for four weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the drivers will return to the track on Sunday for a long-awaited Opening Night at the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. "I'm nervously excited, if ...

Teammate tag: Maya Wald, Grace Candrian

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Editor’s note: The teammate tag is a series of eight questions designed to test how well two teammates know each other. Each athlete answers four questions about themselves and then attempts to predict their teammate’s answers to four different questions. Maya Wald and Grace Candrian are ...

A conversation with Brent Engebretson

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Brent Engebretson is the head coach of the Velva 39ers summer baseball team. The Minot Daily News spoke with Engebretson about the team’s return to the baseball field, his favorite baseball memories and more. Some responses are edited for brevity and clarity. MDN: How does it feel to ...

Teammate Tag: Stetson Helwig, Joe Savelkoul

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Editor’s note: The teammate tag is a series of eight questions designed to test how well two teammates know each other. Each athlete answers four questions about themselves and then attempts to predict their teammate’s answers to four different questions. Stetson Helwig and Joe Savelkoul ...

A conversation with Kara Nunziato

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Kara Nunziato is the head coach for the reigning six-time Region 6 Tournament champion Our Redeemer's volleyball team. The Minot Daily News spoke with Nunziato recently about summer volleyball plans, the Minot volleyball community and the ongoing Knights' dynasty. Some responses are edited ...

EISEN: Power of the internet and sports

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Without any live sports to cover in the last two months — something of which I get reminded about every time somebody emails us a story suggestion nowadays — I have frequently found myself going down the rabbit hole of YouTube as I watch sports highlight clips. A montage of the greatest ...

Minot Vistas release season schedule

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Baseball will return to Minot this summer. The COVID-19 pandemic created some uncertainty for the Minot Vistas, but the team announced its 2020 schedule on Thursday. The team will play under the Babe Ruth league system after the North Dakota American Legion organizers decided to cancel its ...

Majettes skater Brenna Abrahamson inks with Marian University

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After enjoying a successful senior season, Minot High School senior forward Brenna Abrahamson signed with the Marian University (Wis.) women’s hockey team. She is the third Majette to continue her collegiate career in 2020. Abrahamson notched 15 points (nine goals, six assists) this past ...

A conversation with Peggy Person

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Peggy Person is the head coach of the Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark softball team. The Minot Daily News spoke with Person about her passion for sports, her influences and the North Dakota softball scene. Some responses are edited for brevity and clarity. MDN: How have you dealt ...

Teammate tag: Becca Tschetter, Jaci Jones

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Editor's note: The teammate tag is a series of eight questions designed to test how well two teammates know each other. Each athlete answers four questions about themselves and then attempts to predict their teammate's answers to four different questions. Becca Tschetter and Jaci Jones are ...

Remember when? (#46)

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Editor's note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic suspending national and local sports until further notice, the Minot Daily News sports department would like to use this unprecedented time to gather and share some memorable sports stories that have impacted you, our loyal readers. Click here for ...

A conversation with Pete Stenberg

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Pete Stenberg is the head coach of the Minot High School baseball team. Recently, the Minot Daily News chatted with Stenberg about what his coaching career has taught him, his love for the Minot community and his passion for other sports outside of baseball. Some responses are edited for ...

Remember when? (#45)

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Editor's note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic suspending national and local sports until further notice, the Minot Daily News sports department would like to use this unprecedented time to gather and share some memorable sports stories that have impacted you, our loyal readers. Click here for ...