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Lions caged: Central Cass stops Ryan softball in the state semis

JAMESTOWN — All season long it was state championship or bust for head coach Alec Grothe and his Bishop Ryan softball team. Expectations weren’t met Friday evening in Jamestown, as the West Region No. 2-seeded Lions bowed out in their state title quest with a 10-5 loss to East Region No. ...

Park River-Fordville-Lankin, Thompson advance to Class B title game

JAMESTOWN — Park River-Fordville-Lankin hitters flexed their muscles Friday, June 1, during the first inning of the North Dakota Class B state baseball tournament semifinals. The Aggies blasted two home runs over Jack Brown Stadium’s right-field fence en route to a 9-2 victory against ...

Raymond RBI sends Red River to first Class A state baseball title game

FARGO — Will Raymond cracked what prove to be the game-winning RBI single in the seventh inning as Grand Forks Red River beat Minot 5-4 in their North Dakota Class A state baseball semifinal game Friday, June 1, at Newman Outdoor Field. Raymond’s single helped send the Roughriders to ...

Majettes soccer rolls past Century in consolation semis

BISMARCK — A night and day difference between Thursday and Friday lifted the Minot High girls soccer team (13-2-1) over Bismarck Century in the consolation semifinal round of the NDHSAA State Tournament. The Majettes won Friday 3-0 to earn their place in the fifth-place game. “It was a ...

Down go the champs

JAMESTOWN - Two-time defending Class B champions against the Class A separatists. An intriguing narrative that lived up to the hype Thursday in the first round of Class B state softball tournament at the Lyle “Trapper” Lawrence Field in Jamestown. Despite trailing 3-0 after the third ...

Extra sweet finish

JAMESTOWN — Sitting on the left field bleachers a year ago at Lyle “Trapper” Lawrence Field in Jamestown, the Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark Lakers were devastated following a 9-3 loss to Central Cass in the Class B softball state semifinals. That feeling fueled another state ...

Hermanson nearly flawless to carry DLBLC softball to semis

JAMESTOWN — A dropped third strike and a base hit, that’s all Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark sophomore starting pitcher Erica Hermanson gave up in seven innings of work against Northern Cass in the first round of the Class B State Softball Tournament. Hermanson’s 15-strikeout, ...

Majettes tennis captures team state title

GRAND FORKS — With a fighting spirit and a true team effort, the Minot High girls tennis team captured the team state title Thursday against West Fargo Sheyenne, winning 3-2. What typically has been an Eastern Dakota Conference dominated state tournament, the Majettes broke the cycle and ...

Majettes soccer falls in first round to Shanley/Oak Grove

BISMARCK — A disappointing start to the state tournament plagued by nerves. The Minot High girls soccer team (12-2-1), coming into the NDHSAA State Tournament as the champions of the West, fell to Shanley/Oak Grove 2-0 Thursday at the Bismarck Community Bowl. “Honestly, the first 15 ...

Sabre Dogs pick up series win, edge Sodbusters 9-6

HASTINGS, Neb. – The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs picked up their first-ever series victory with a 9-6 win over the Hastings Sodbusters. The matchup completed a three-game set between the two teams. Ryan Miller got his second start of the season for Souris Valley and struck out four Hastings ...

Threat from the West

Have a stellar regular season, check. Become champions of the West Region, check. Qualify all seven individuals for the state tournament, check. The only thing that could make this season better would be a grand finish this weekend in Grand Forks, and for Minot High girls tennis team (17-1), ...

Numerous local baseball and softball teams chasing after state titles

State championships are hard to come by. But, with seven high school baseball and softball teams in the region making the trip to the last tournament of the season, the odds are looking pretty good right now that a local team (or teams) could bring home a state title. Here is a breakdown ...

Class B boys and girls state golf tournaments concluded Wednesday

MAPLETON — After a short spring season, the boys and girls Class B state golf tournaments ended Wednesday. Area teams travelled to Maple River Golf Club in Mapleton to compete. Boys Kindred took home the Class B boys state title Wednesday with a 608, or 32 strokes over par. Both Des ...

Evanoff, Magi golf exceptional in WDA tourney win

DICKINSON — With a regional championship on the line, the season-long clash between Minot High School and Bismarck Century out on the links went the Magicians’ way Tuesday at the Heart River Golf Course in Dickinson. The Magi dropped an impressive team score of 291 (three strokes over ...

Last rounds ahead

Through all the trials and tribulations of an interesting spring season, the Our Redeemer’s boys golf team have continued to excel. In doing so, the Knights find themselves in reasonable striking distance of winning the school’s first-ever state championship across all ORCS sports. ...

Memorial Day racing

Alex Eisen/MDN Heat 1 of the IMCA Stock Car class drives through the first corner at Nodak Speedway on Monday. Results from the special night of racing on Memorial Day can be found in the scoreboard section on B2.

Tougher than dirt

The dirt was flying and drivers were dueling. Championship night of the Tougher than Dirt Tour (TTDT) took center stage at Nodak Speedway Sunday as the IMCA Sport Mods and Hobby Stocks battled it out for a mid-season title. The TTDT featured five races in five days with stops at the ...