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Senior stories: A renewed outlook for MSU forward Johl Swedlo

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Revisiting the glory days from merely a season ago, Johl Swedlo recently decided to spend his time watching full game replays of Minot State's improbable run to a second national championship at the 2019 ACHA Division I National Tournament. The trip down memory lane helped fill a void of ...

Chauncy Hendershot named Minot High football head coach

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On Friday morning, Minot High School activities director Mitch Lunde announced the hiring of Chauncy Hendershot as its new varsity football head coach. Hendershot takes over for Barry Holmen, who resigned in February after 35 years of service on Minot High’s football staff. “It’s an ...

ND American Legion baseball canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Dakota American Legion took some precautionary measures. A Twitter post from the North Dakota Legion’s official account on Thursday night confirmed the cancellation of the North Dakota American Legion baseball for the season. The NDHSAA has placed a ...

Remember when? (#18)

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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 Alexis Klabunde

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Alexis Klabunde is the head coach of the Minot High School varsity dance team. She also teaches second grade at Dakota Elementary School. The Minot Daily News spoke to Klabunde about balancing her time as a teacher and coach. Some responses are edited for brevity and clarity. MDN: What’s ...

Tauros forward Kyler Kleven named NAHL Rookie of the Year

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A strong first season in a Minotauros uniform paved the path for Kyler Kleven to win NAHL Rookie of the Year honors on Tuesday. In 48 games, the forward tallied a team-high 53 points. Kleven recorded 25 goals and tied Andranik Armstrong-Kingkade for the team lead in that category. Kleven ...

Remember when? (#17)

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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 ...

KOTTSICK: The early years of the Mandan Country Club

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During these stressful times, I hope some of these early stories below about the Mandan Country Club can bring a smile to your face. I was just 21 years old and was hired as the Head Pro at the Mandan Country Club — a cute little nine-hole golf course along the Heart River. The Mandan Park ...

MSU athletics lending a helping hand to Marketplace Foods

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The Minot State University athletics department has partnered with Marketplace Foods to help deliver groceries for individuals ordering online during these unprecedented times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The coaches and administration are volunteering to deliver groceries on Monday, ...

Remember when? (#16)

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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 ...

MLS GBB’s Leah Feland signs with Bismarck State College

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On the heels of a historic career with the Mohall/Lansford/Sherwood girls basketball team, Leah Feland signed a National Letter of Intent with Bismarck State College. Feland scored 1,740 points and grabbed 585 rebounds as a Maverick. She also converted on 611 of her 1,229 field goal attempts ...

Minot and Surrey communities remember Todd Magnuson’s impact

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When Gary Walhaug reminisces about his experiences with Todd Magnuson, Walhaug is quick to point out that Magnuson always referred to him as “Coach.” Although the gesture might seem small, it shows the respect Magnuson demonstrated throughout his 59 years of life. Magnuson died at his ...

NDHSAA extends suspension of spring sports

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The North Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors voted on Tuesday to extend the ongoing suspension of the high school spring sports season. The decision was made in accordance with North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's executive order 2020-10, which mandates the closure of all ...

Remember when? (#15)

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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 Sean Arbaut

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Sean Arbaut is a photographer for Minot State, a performance coach for Heilman's Performance and a former MSU baseball player. Arbaut spoke about his two current jobs on Monday with the Minot Daily News, and how he has had to adapt because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Some responses ...

Remember when? (#14)

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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 ...

Staying the course

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Over the duration of an arduous running career, Devan Shumway has deflected acclaim and credited the people around him. Earlier this month, life came full circle for the Minot State fifth-year senior. When the NCAA canceled all winter and spring sports championships due to COVID-19, Shumway ...

Remember when? (#13)

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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 Mike Aldrich

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Mike Aldrich is entering his fourth season as the Minot State football head coach. Aldrich and the Beavers are currently navigating a canceled spring season and a recruiting dead period due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minot Daily News spoke with Aldrich on Thursday afternoon about a variety ...