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Magi basketball’s tough defense triumphs over Williston, 71-53

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Early Friday afternoon, the National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) announced that Minot High School head coach Dean Winczewski earned National Basketball Coach of the Year finalist honors. On Friday night, the Magicians proved their mettle in a 71-53 victory over ...

Missed shots prove costly for MSU MBB in 61-57 loss to SMSU

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The losing streak continues. The Minot State men's basketball team shot a woeful 37% (22.2% in the first half) Friday evening to suffer its 11th straight defeat. In a battle between the two teams with worst conference records in the Northern Sun, Minot State (6-11, 0-11 NSIC) nearly clawed ...

Sharpshooting SMSU downs MSU WBB, 85-61

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Raining 3-pointers, the Southwest Minnesota State women's basketball team dismantled Minot State, 85-61, Friday evening inside the MSU Dome. SMSU (8-8, 3-8 NSIC) tied a season-high with 15 made triples to hand MSU (3-12, 0-11 NSIC) its 11th straight loss. "Very tough to watch," MSU head ...

No. 2 Magi wrestling drops 41-22 decision to No. 1 Bismarck High

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Preston Jones kept his sights set on one goal. When Bismarck High’s Jordan Schumacher rushed toward the Minot High senior, Jones knew the headlock would be there. Although Jones earned a pin in 1:04 during Thursday night’s 285-pound weight class bout, the No. 1-ranked Demons (5-0, 5-0 ...

MLS GBB shakes off slow start, Ryan 3-pointers for 60-42 win

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On a typical frigid Thursday evening in Minot, North Dakota, both offenses needed a little extra time to warm up inside the Bishop Ryan gymnasium. After a rough opening quarter, the Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood girls basketball team fended off multiple three-point barrages by the Ryan Lions to ...

Minot High senior Dylan Vigested honoring memory of late father

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In the 1993 movie “The Sandlot,” New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth speaks to protagonist Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez in a poignant scene. Before Ruth vanishes, he leaves Rodriguez with one final message. “Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” Although Scott Vigested ...

Sabre Dogs GM Darrell Handelsman resigns

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Four months before the start of the season, Souris Valley Sabre Dogs general manager Darrell Handelsman publicly announced his resignation Wednesday afternoon via Twitter. "I'm saddened to say that I have resigned my position and am no longer with the Sabre Dogs. Too many great people to ...

Ryan basketball wins narrow 49-47 contest over Velva

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When the Velva Aggies jumped out to an early 14-4 lead against the Bishop Ryan Lions, Ryan head coach Jeremy Feller experienced a case of deja vu. The Lions (4-4) had endured several slow starts prior to Tuesday’s rivalry game against the Aggies (5-3). In the end, timely shots and ...

Aberdeen Wings survive in a shootout against Minotauros, 4-3

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Thrilling end-to-end action in front of electric crowds has been the norm for when the Minot Minotauros and Aberdeen Wings have squared off over the years. The two Central Division foes — who have faced each other in the last three NAHL postseasons — met again on Tuesday evening under ...

Magi basketball rallies past Turtle Mountain, 90-77

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Before the opening tip, Minot High School boys basketball coach Dean Winczewski made a shocking announcement that long-time radio broadcaster and play-by-play announcer Scott Kittell was calling his last game in front of the Magi faithful. After a standing ovation, the air seemed to have left ...

North Dakota St. wins 8th FCS title 28-20 over James Madison

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Now this was a perfect ending for North Dakota State, with its redshirt freshman quarterback and the senior safety in his final game after first wanting to be a Bison quarterback. Trey Lance ran for 166 yards, with a clutch 44-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, and ...

MSU WBB takes top-tier Duluth to OT, falls 81-75

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Pushing for its first conference win of the season, the Minot State women's basketball team used an improbable fourth-quarter rally Saturday afternoon to put NSIC North leaders Minnesota Duluth on upset alert. Leading 67-64 with 19.7 seconds remaining, the Beavers needed one more stop for a ...

49ers win 1st playoff game in 6 years, 27-10 over Vikings

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Richard Sherman anticipated the route for an interception and then watched the San Francisco 49ers run eight straight times for the touchdown that put them in control of their first playoff game in six years. The dominant defense and powerful running game that ...

Minnesota Duluth routs MSU MBB, 93-69

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Things got out of hand, and the Minot State men's basketball team didn't have any answers. Chalk up loss No. 10 in a row. The NSIC North leaders, Minnesota Duluth (13-3, 8-2 NSIC), had its way with Beavers (6-10, 0-10 NSIC) Saturday evening in a 93-69 thumping inside the Minot State Dome. "I ...

Ryan BBB outlasts TGU, wins 52-41

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Although Bishop Ryan’s Brady Feller made a game-winning half-court shot against Kenmare on Tuesday, the freshman forward wanted to leave his achievement in the past. Feller scored a team-high 15 points as Ryan (3-4) worked past a persistent Towner/Granville/Upham (4-4) squad for a 52-41 ...