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MSU baseball begins 2019 campaign at CSU-Pueblo

There may be snow on the ground in Minot, but the defending NSIC baseball regular reason champions open their 2019 season at Colorado State-Pueblo on Friday and Saturday in Pueblo, Colo. The Beavers and ThunderWolves begin with a doubleheader on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and the series finale on ...

Gearing up

Now they count. The quarterfinals of the West Region boys basketball tournament is set to begin today in Bismarck, and with that comes a clean slate for all eight competing teams. Among that group is the Minot High School boys basketball team. The No. 5-seeded Magicians (14-7) enter the ...

MSU women fall to Winona State to end season

WINONA, Minn. — Accustomed to playing in close games all season, the Minot State women’s basketball team had the Winona State Warriors right where it wanted them with just under six minutes to play. A layup by Calli Delsman - her final basket before fouling out with 14 points - had put ...

Go big or go home

After the Minot State men’s basketball team started the conference season with a 2-9 record and the women went one loss worse at 2-10, it was apparent that both programs had fallen into holes too deep to climb out and weren’t going to be able to host a postseason game this season. Despite ...

Majettes basketball head coach Bernie Wasser resigns

Minot High School girls basketball head coach Bernie Wasser announced his resignation on Tuesday, signaling the end of a five-year coaching stretch with the Majettes. “It was a decision that was tough to make,” Wasser said. “The main reason I resigned was due to personal and ...

MSU’s Gadbois, McGee reach podium at NSIC Indoor Championships

MANKATO, Minn. – Sophomores Dante Gadbois and Abby McGee led the Minot State indoor track and field team on the second day of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships with podium finishes on Saturday in Mankato, Minn. U-Mary took home the team title on the women’s side ...

Atop the throne

After making an unlikely run to the championship game, the Knights ran into the one beast they couldn’t slay. That beast wore No. 15 for Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood, as Isaac Undlin led the No. 3-seeded Mavericks to a 43-33 win over No. 5-seeded Our Redeemer’s on Monday in the District 12 ...

Ryan erases 12-point deficit, defeats Berthold in region qualifier

With just 16 minutes remaining, the Lions had to dig deep. The District 12 boys basketball tournament was thought to be merely a formality for the Bishop Ryan boys basketball team, who came into the postseason as the third-ranked team in the state. And yet the Lions sat in their locker room ...

Lakers outlast Panthers in OT, advance to region tournament

Different route. Same destination. The Des Lacs-Burlington boys basketball team was playing in the District 12 championship just one year ago. But, after suffering a 70-65 loss to No. 5-seeded Our Redeemer’s in the opening round of this year’s tournament, the No. 4-seeded Lakers found ...

Rugby District 11 boys basketball champs

RUGBY -— The Rugby boys basketball team celebrated its third straight District 11 tournament title on Monday. The No. 9-ranked Panthers (18-3), top seed in District 11, captured the championship over District 11 No. 2-seeded Bottineau, 78-57, on their home court in Rugby. The Panthers ...

Racking up W’s

All the Minot State women’s hockey team does is win, apparently. The ACHA Division II West Region No. 1-ranked Beavers (24-1-0) wrapped up a near flawless regular season with a 9-2 Senior Day victory Sunday afternoon against West Region No. 2-ranked Assiniboine Community College (16-6-1) at ...

Shutout, halted comeback leads to split for MSU softball

The Minot State softball team completed the final day of the second Air-Supported Dome Invitational this season with a split. Freshman pitcher Zoya Robbins tossed a complete-game shutout, 2-0, in Game 1 Sunday afternoon against Minnesota Crookston. In Game 2, the Beavers fell behind 10-0 ...

Cross-town classic

Zachary Hendrickson is only a freshman on paper. The young Knight grew before everyone’s eyes on Saturday at the Minot Municipal Auditorium as he willed No. 5-seeded Our Redeemer’s to a 52-51 upset win over No. 1-seeded Bishop Ryan in the semifinals of the District 12 boys basketball ...

MSU women suffer close Senior Day defeat

A memorable Senior Day victory slipped away in the final two minutes, but it was a disappointing first half that the Minot State women’s basketball team really wanted to redo. The Beavers (14-14, 8-14 NSIC) fell behind early and fought back, but were unable to pull off the storybook ending ...

NSIC champs Northern State thump MSU men in regular season finale

On a mission to return to the Division II National Championship game, Northern State — the newly crowned 2018-19 NSIC regular season champions — rolled past the Minot State men’s basketball Saturday in the final game of the regular season. The Wolves (22-6, 18-4 NSIC) dominated from the ...

Magi swim and dive wins WDA Championship

WILLISTON — The Minot High boys swimming & diving team took home all the glory Saturday night, securing the WDA championship with a dominate showing. Minot High finished with 597.5 points and comfortably bested Bismarck Century, who took second place with 386 points. Rounding out the ...

Off to the races

Let the race to the region tournament begin. Day 1 of the District 12 boys basketball tournament kicked off Friday at the Minot Municipal Auditorium. With the regular season in the books, all eight teams begin their postseason journey with hopes of securing one of the four available spots in ...

Moorhead’s offense too much, MSU men fall 93-78

The Minnesota State Moorhead’s high-powered attack couldn’t be stopped. The Dragons (19-10, 13-8 NSIC) surpassed their conference-leading 87.2 points per game with a 93-78 road victory over the Minot State men’s basketball team Friday evening at the MSU Dome. “I don’t think we ...