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No Lion around

It actually was more than enough. The No. 2-seeded Bishop Ryan baseball team entered Monday’s Region 6 semifinal game with high intensity and even higher expectations, as it attempted to deliver an early knockout against No. 1-seeded Velva/Drake-Anamoose at Corbett Field. Ryan erupted for ...

MHS softball closes out regular season with a split against Dickinson

DICKINSON — The Majettes and Midgets had a lot to play for Monday as they wrapped up the regular season with a doubleheader down in Dickinson. The No. 3 through No. 5 seeds in the upcoming West Region Tournament were all up for grabs with Dickinson, Minot High and Legacy jockeying for the ...

Magi golf places second at the Williston Invite

RAY — Outpaced by Zach Johnson and the Century Patriots, the Minot High School boys golf team slotted into second place at the Williston Invite Monday at the Links of North Dakota golf course. Century posted a team score of 315 to beat out Minot High (319), Bismarck High (329) and seven ...

Staying on track

All Brandon Honrud and company wanted to do was race in peace. The Bismarck native couldn’t catch a break on Sunday during his IMCA Hobby feature race at Nodak Speedway’s Magic City Dirt Series. Honrud began the high-speed showcase in the front of the pack and immediately left his ...

Schimke prepares for out-of-state move to further baseball career

When pursuing his goals, Alex Schimke looks at things one way. “You do what you gotta do,” he says. It’s a simple mantra to remember, but actually following it is another conversation. There are tough decisions. There are sacrifices. There are changes. Schimke knows this, but his ...

New Town boys, DLBLC girls take first at NW Regional

On a chilly and windy Saturday, Minot High School’s Duane Carlson Stadium was buzzing with energy for the Class B track & field Northwest Region Meet. After Saturday’s events, teams and individuals will move on to the NDHSAA State Track and Field Meet starting Friday, May 24, at the ...

Majettes soccer wins on Senior Day against Jamestown

There’s nothing like celebrating seniors than one last win to finish the regular season. The Minot High School girls soccer team (9-2-1, 9-2-1 WDA) defeated the Jamestown Blue Jays (3-8-2, 3-8-1 WDA), 5-1. The Majettes honored their seniors — Allison Lepp, Claire Weltz, Alison Casey and ...

Magi baseball wins both games against Dickinson on Senior Night, 11-1 and 12-2

Alex Schimke stood patiently at the plate, just waiting for a chance to strike. The senior was looking to get the ball rolling Friday in the opening inning of the Minot High School baseball team’s doubleheader against Dickinson on Senior Night. With a 3-1 count and zeros for both squads on ...

Majettes tennis drops both duals to Roughriders and Knights

The Minot High School girls tennis team (12-6, 7-1 West Region) came up empty on Friday at Hammond Park as the Majettes lost to both Grand Forks Red River and Grand Forks Central, 4-3. “We lost two tough matches to a couple of very good Grand Forks teams,” MHS head coach Scott DeLorme ...

MHS softball’s veterans light it up on Senior Day for three-game sweep

With their time competing in front of a home crowd ticking away, the Majettes’ seniors were more than happy to play a couple extra innings. Emotions ran high Thursday afternoon at the South Hill Softball Complex as the Minot High School softball team hosted Williston for a doubleheader on ...

Majettes tennis sweeps Century

The Minot High School girls tennis team has officially finished its conference season. Bismarck Century was its final conference opponent of the season, and the Majettes made the most of it with a commanding 9-0 win. The Majettes finish with a West Region record of 7-1 and now have an overall ...

Minot native Marney Gellner is making broadcast history in Minnesota

From providing sideline reporting for the Minnesota Timberwolves to being the first woman to do play-by-play for the Minnesota Twins, Marney Gellner wants everyone to know that in addition to being a trailblazer for women in the sports world, she also puts her pants on one leg at a time just ...

Dalton Dosko commits to Minot State hockey

Minot State University’s men’s hockey team announced the commitment of forward Dalton Dosko Wednesday. Dosko comes to the Beavers after playing with the La Ronge Ice Wolves of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. In his 2018-2019 season, Dosko had two goals and four assists for six ...

Minot State softball coach Kivett’s contract not renewed

Minot State Director of Athletics Andy Carter announced on Tuesday that head softball coach Dave Kivett will not return after two seasons at Minot State University. “After a careful evaluation of the overall direction of the program, I felt it was best in the interest of the trajectory of ...

DLBLC softball defeats Bishop Ryan, 4-1, for Sub-Region 3 title

Inches from the finish line, DLBLC softball head coach Peggy Person watched anxiously from the dugout, urging sophomore pitcher Brooklyn Benno to get it done. “Come on 17,” Person said under her breath repeatedly. “Get us a strike.” Seventeen is Benno’s number – The same number ...

Magicians baseball splits road doubleheader against Bismarck

BISMARCK – After dropping the first game of Tuesday’s road doubleheader against Bismarck High by a score of 6-5, the Minot High School baseball team (15-10, 8-7 West Region) got the last laugh in Game 2 with a 7-2 victory over the Demons (8-17, 6-9 West Region). The Magicians nearly ...

Sub-Region 3 tournament kicks off at the South Hill Softball Complex

The first day of the Sub-Region 3 softball tournament kicked off on Monday, as eight teams began their journey to the coveted title at the South Hill Softball Complex. The top two seeds handled business in the opening round, as No. 1-seeded Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark defeated No. ...