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Hectic night of racing at Nodak Speedway

The early heat races Sunday evening struggled to find traction on a slippery Nodak Speedway 3/8-mile dirt circuit. But once the main features rolled around and the sun dropped behind the grandstand, multiple racing grooves had been uncovered, and it was game on. The penultimate night of ...

Metzger wins Western ND Charity Pro-Am

Three shots back after Day 1, two shots back after Day 2 and a single shot back going into the final round, Andre Metzger gradually worked his way into contention. Metzger approached the back nine Sunday in the final round of the Western ND Charity Pro-Am event with that same one-stroke ...

Surrey football dedicates season to fallen teammate

SURREY — Mark Kennedy concludes every football practice by asking his Surrey squad if they want to share any funny stories. It’s a bit of an unorthodox procedure, but the young men regaling tales of how hawks swooped down on them or how darn hungry they were after practice helps the ...

Bombers return to the 9-man football scene

BERTHOLD — Following a 2-14 record over the past two seasons and, more relevantly, a lack of bodies within the program, the Lewis & Clark/Berthold Bombers have rejoined the 9-man football landscape for this upcoming season. The Bombers stint in Class A, Region 3 lasted for 10 years from ...

Golfer Brady Calkins achieves success with help from his relatives

Familiar faces greeted Brady Calkins as he strolled throughout Vardon Golf Club. Calkins earned the Western North Dakota Charity Pro-Am’s championship last year, so he expected to greet old friends on the fairway. There was one person he did not anticipate seeing, however. His father, ...

Magi soccer drops two at East-West Crossover

JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School boys soccer team lost a pair of games at the East-West Crossover in Jamestown on Friday. Minot fell to 0-2 on the season. In the first game, Fargo Davies defeated the Magi 1-0. The Eagles struck in the second half. West Fargo defeated the Magi, 2-1, in ...

New home, new season for Magi soccer

Under the lights at Duane Carlson Stadium won’t just be reserved for the Minot High School football team this season. With new turf getting laid down, the Magicians soccer team will also have a new venue to call home. While the field won’t be ready for the home opener on Aug.20, Minot is ...

Western ND Charity Pro-Am brings nationwide talent to Minot

When it comes to the Western North Dakota Charity Pro-Am, Todd Lee has basically seen it all. He got involved with the event back in 1982 and continues to be a fixture to this day. Lee wears many hats. The Minot native serves as Vardon Golf Club’s head golf professional and is also the ...

Minot High cheer teams complete UCA camp

The Minot High School varsity and junior varsity cheer teams went through the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) camp Tuesday and Wednesday at the Central Campus High School in Minot. The national camp is required by the North Dakota High School Activities Association (NDHSAA) to ...

Majettes golf takes fourth at East-West Classic

JAMESTOWN — The Minot High School girls golf team took fourth place at the East-West Classic meet Tuesday at Hillcrest Golf Course in Jamestown. The meet only lasted one day, as yesterday’s action was canceled due to thunderstorms. Bismarck Century defended its victory from last year ...

Ready to roll

Optimism in the air, the Minot State football team opened its fall camp Monday with conditioning in the morning and the first preseason practice in the afternoon. After an unrelenting one-win season a year ago, nothing quite beats having a fresh, clean slate to begin a new campaign. “We ...

High school football back on the gridiron

Jimmy Lafakis/MDN Surrey football head coach Mark Kennedy explains a drill during a practice on Monday. The Mustangs will host Lewis & Clark/Berthold on Friday, Aug. 23. Jimmy Lafakis/MDN South Prairie senior quarterback Hayden Gibney, right, leads a huddle during a practice ...

MSU volleyball 14th in NSIC preseason poll

The Minot State volleyball team moved up two slots this year to be selected 14th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference preseason volleyball poll as selected by the league head coaches and announced by the conference office on Monday. The Beavers, who finished the 2018 season with a ...

Spotlight burns bright

The start of the 2019-20 collegiate season is on the horizon with players reporting to campus and practices getting underway. To hold over that excitement for a few more weeks before the regular season beings, here are five Minot State student-athletes across five different sports to keep an ...

Flight 701 girls basketball team wins End of Summer Shootout

The Flight 701 (15U) girls basketball team concluded a very successful summer by winning the Noah’s Ark End of Summer Shootout in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. The tournament was held July 26 through July 28 and teams from eight Midwest states participated. Coached by Brad Kroupa from ...