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Magicians qualify for State Tournament

The Minot High boys soccer team is going to the State Tournament. The third-seeded Magicians handled their business on Saturday in Bismarck, crushing No. 6 Legacy, 5-0, to qualify for the NDHSAA State Boys Soccer Tournament. It took nearly 40 minutes for the Magi to score, but once the flood ...

Minot State falls to defending champs, 3-0

The Minot State women’s volleyball team ran into a brick wall on Saturday, falling to No. 3 Concordia-St. Paul, 3-0, on the road in a match where the Beavers never led. Minot State kept pace with the Golden Bears in the opening set, piecing together a 6-1 run down the stretch to trim the ...

No question about it

SURREY — Senior Night started off well for the Surrey High School football team. The Mustangs honored their four seniors prior to the game against Ray/Powers Lake, bringing their parents onto the field for a heartwarming moment before they played in front of their home crowd one last ...

MSU soccer shutout by unbeaten Bemidji State

The Minot State Beavers held the dam shut for 45 minutes before the Bemidji State Beavers finally broke through. The MSU women’s soccer team (5-4-2, 3-4-1 NSIC) suffered its second straight shutout defeat, losing, 3-0, Friday evening to undefeated No. 6-ranked Bemidji State (11-0, 8-0 NSIC) ...

Magi tennis takes second in West Region

After securing their spot in the state tournament Thursday, the Magicians fell to Legacy, 4-1, in the championship finale Friday morning at Cameron Indoor Tennis Center in Minot. With the team tournament out of the way, it was time for the individual tournament to begin. In singles, Minot ...

Koza breaks record, MSU volleyball swept by Minnesota State

MANKATO, Minn. — The Minot State volleyball team went down in straight sets on the road at Minnesota State Mankato Friday evening by set scores of 25-19, 25-23 and 25-13. The Beavers (9-10, 3-7 NSIC) were paced by Shelby Spuller with 14 kills. MSU setter Kelsey Dewulf also had a busy ...

MHS football eliminated from the playoffs after loss to Mandan

For the first time since 1996, the Minot High School football team isn’t going to the playoffs. The Magicians lost on the road to Mandan Friday, 42-28, in a game that was knotted up at 28 entering the fourth quarter. The Braves did what the Magi couldn’t, finding the end zone twice in the ...

Desperation setting in for MSU football and Upper Iowa

Five games in and only one win each for the Minot State (1-4) and Upper Iowa (1-4) football programs. The pressure to win is mounting, and the feeling of anxiety that comes with that is mutual around the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference this season with a clear divide between the ...

Knights stay perfect in District 12

After cruising through the first two sets, the Our Redeemer’s volleyball team got a rude awakening. The Knights got tested at home on Thursday against Mohall/Lansford/Sherwood, fighting off a late Mavericks comeback to get a hard-earned 3-1 win. ORCS moves to 5-0 in District 12 play this ...

Ryan volleyball sweeps Surrey, former coach

Kaycee Grochow’s return to the Bishop Ryan gymnasium was short and rather sour. The ex-Ryan volleyball coach, now the head coach at Surrey, was swept by her former team Thursday evening by set scores of 25-7, 25-20 and 25-16. The Lions (12-10-1, 4-2 District 12) used a balanced attack ...

MHS tennis advances to championship at West Region Tournament

The cool temperatures and the threat of rain and snow has restricted the West Region Tournament to the Cameron Indoor Tennis Center in Minot. What was intended to be a one-day team tournament has led to a delayed championship game to be played today at 8 a.m. The Magicians played through ...

MHS football faces must-win game against Mandan

It’s now or never for the Minot High School football team. The Magicians (2-4, 1-3 WDA) enter Friday’s road game against Mandan with everything to lose. With just three games remaining in the regular season, a loss to the Braves would end Minot High’s chances of making the Class AAA ...

Tennis tournament time

With many fresh faces on the varsity roster, the Minot High School boys tennis team has gone through some growing pains. But, as the season has progressed, so has the team’s experience leading into the West Region Tournament. “We’ve played some good tennis and we’ve played some tennis ...

Magi soccer clicking at the right time entering the postseason

Hovering around the .500 mark during the first half of the regular season, the Minot High School boys soccer team couldn’t string together a handful of favorable results to stabilize a turbulent campaign. But then the temperature began to drop, and the Magicians started to heat up. Minot ...

Trophy time

JAMESTOWN – After a two-day marathon at Jamestown Country Club, the Majettes crossed the finish line only to see another team was already on the other side. History eluded Minot High’s girls golf team on Tuesday. The Majettes entered the day with hopes of claiming their first Class A ...

Magi soccer rolls over Mandan, 5-1, on Senior Night

On a misty and chilly Senior Night at the Optimist Soccer Complex, it was freshman forward Jordin Lennon who rose to the occasion. “It was Senior Night and you would have thought he was playing his last game at home,” Minot High boys soccer coach Creighton Bachmeier said. “He had a ...

MSU men’s golf takes second at Cog Hill

LEMONT, Ill. — The Minot State men’s golf team played 36 holes Tuesday on the Dubsdread Course at Cog Hill to complete the Flyer Intercollegiate Invitational. Minot State held firm and finished where they started the day with a second place. The Beavers posted rounds of 295 and 297 for ...

On the cusp of greatness

JAMESTOWN – Every stroke is crucial at the girls golf Class A State Tournament, and Becca Tschetter wasn’t about to give one up that easy. After withstanding a grueling, 17-hole marathon in frigid conditions on Monday, the junior on Minot High’s girls golf team found herself with an ...