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Nedrose volleyball defends home court, defeats Bombers in five-set thriller

Raquel Maldonado knew the Nedrose Cardinals were tired. The Nedrose volleyball team had battled at last Saturday’s Glenburn Invitational, and the Cardinals came into Monday night’s contest on short rest. Nonetheless, Maldonado guided Nedrose to a dramatic five-set home victory over Lewis ...

Majettes volleyball tested, sweeps TMCHS regardless

The Minot High School volleyball team couldn’t coast to a sweep Monday evening against lowly Turtle Mountain Community High School. The Majettes (5-7, 2-3 WDA) had to earn it Monday against the winless Bravettes (0-5, 0-4 WDA). Minot battled to a three-set home win by set scores of 25-15, ...

MSU volleyball leaves Colorado winless

By Daily News Staff sports@minotdailynews.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The nonconference calendar hasn’t been kind to the Minot State volleyball team. The Beavers (0-8) wrapped up the Mountain Lion Invitational in Colorado without a win this past weekend. MSU was swept in all four ...

MSU men’s golf holding sixth at King’s Walk Invitational

GRAND FORKS — The Minot State men’s golf team completed Day 1 at the King’s Walk Invitational on Sunday. After round one, the Beavers currently sit in a tie for 6th place with conference rival Bemidji State University. Minot State has collectively shot a score of 14-over par or 302 ...

MSU football falls a play short against Northern State in home opener, 14-10

After 59 minutes and 57 seconds, the Minot State football team lined up 24 yards away from the end zone needing a touchdown to secure a walk-off win in the Beavers’ home opener. Minot State junior quarterback Ben Bolinske took the snap and dropped back to pass. He quickly surveyed his ...

No. 3 Ryan football rolls over Tioga, 60-0

The first two offensive plays for the Bishop Ryan football team went for touchdowns Saturday evening against Tioga. Ryan head coach Roger Coleman praised his team from the sidelines at Herb Parker Stadium: “That’s pretty efficient, fellas.” The rout was on. The No. 3-ranked Lions (4-0, ...

No. 1 Bison shake off slow start, roll to victory on the road

NEWARK, Del. (FNS) — It wasn’t the start No. 1-ranked North Dakota State was looking for, and with a young team on the road, the Bison faced their first real challenge of the season. Consider it passed. NDSU survived a blocked punt for a safety on its first possession of the game, but ...

UND holds off No. 24 Sam Houston State behind true freshman QB

GRAND FORKS (FNS) -- In Tommy We Trust? With starter Nate Ketteringham and backup Andrew Zimmerman injured, true freshman quarterback Tommy Schuster played his first college football snaps of his career on Saturday. Schuster engineered two third-quarter scoring drives to lift the University ...

Twins sweep DH from Indians, cut magic number to 9

CLEVELAND — The Twins walked into Progressive Field on Saturday morning knowing a good day would give them a lead that would be likely insurmountable and a bad day would crank up the pressure. Two wins would give them a healthy 5 ½ game lead with just 14 games left, a split would put them ...

Minot State men’s hockey clips Briercrest Clippers 5-4 in OT

The Minot State men’s hockey team defeated the Briercrest Clippers 5-4 at Maysa Arena on Saturday. Minot State’s first goal came off the stick of sophomore forward Jordan Robertson. After a Briercrest goal, the teams entered the second period knotted at 1-1. Sophomore forward Landyn ...

Magi football drops thriller to Mandan, 18-14

Elijah Klein was determined to spoil Minot High School’s first game on the “Magic Carpet” turf at Duane Carlson Stadium. Klein, Mandan’s key senior wideout threat, used his 6-foot-7 frame to haul in two touchdowns during the Braves’ 18-14 victory over the Magicians. After Mandan ...

Slow first half dooms Minot State soccer against No. 15 Ferris State

The Minot State women’s soccer team needed the entire first half Friday evening to get settled in. Head coach Chris Clements was far from pleased and expressed his frustrations at halftime. Clements was blunt and told the Beavers “to show up.” “You got to work hard, this is college ...

First win in the balance as MSU football hosts Northern State in home opener

Cory Carignan’s 15 seconds of fame has slowly faded. His improbable kick return touchdown against ranked Minnesota Duluth last week received national recognition, including the No. 1 spot on SportsCenter Top 10 Plays. Now, over a week later, normality has been restored. Then comes the ...

Milestone moment for Eden Olson, Knights sweep Aggies

Eden Olson has been around the block a few times. The experienced sophomore setter for the Our Redeemer’s volleyball team has been tossing up assists since she was an eighth-grader on the varsity team. Thursday night in the first set against the Velva Aggies, Olson served up her 1,500th ...

Majettes volleyball drops four-set match against Bismarck St. Mary’s

Sherry Carlson wanted the Minot High School volleyball team to fight hard on the court. Although the Majettes fell short by set scores of 25-21, 19-25, 25-20, 25-23 in a Class A West Region matchup against Bismarck St. Mary’s, Minot’s head coach got her wish. “The minute we start ...

Magi football ready for first game at newly turfed Duane Carlson Stadium

Preston Olson knows what’s at stake this week. The Minot High School football team has a chance to capture its first West Region win against Mandan, while also exacting some revenge in the process. Last year, the Braves knocked the Magicians out of playoff contention with a 42-28 win in ...