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MSU women sweep Ladyjacks; men split series with Jimmies

Over the weekend, the Minot State Beavers women's hockey club (4-0) had no trouble in their home-and-home set against Dakota College at Bottineau. In Saturday's matchup at the Maysa Arena, MSU took out the Ladyjacks 5-0. Then in Sunday's contest, the Beavers again shutout DCB to the tune of ...

MHS swim team takes third at state meet

On Saturday, the Minot Majettes girls swim team concluded the 2020 campaign with a third place finish at the Class AAA State Championship in Bismarck. Finishing the day with a team score of 244.5, Minot finished behind overall winner Bismarck Century, who defended their state crown by racking ...

Minot High feeling impact of suspended sports season

On Friday evening, Governor Doug Burgum announced stricter measures to be put in place with the goal of slowing the spread of COVID-19 within the state of North Dakota. Among the new policies to be put in place effective Monday, all high school winter sports and other extracurricular K-12 ...

Larry Sandy named Region 3 Coach of the Year

Larry Sandy has been the football coach at Velva High School for 31 years, having been named coach of the year several times over. He gained the title once again this year at the end of the regional tournament. Sandy graduated from Westhope High School in 1981 and went to Minot State ...

Velva’s Florence captures Senior Athlete of the Year

Following a stellar 2020 campaign which saw the Aggies earn a regional championship, Velva two way player Gage Florence was recognized as the Region 3 Senior Athlete of the Year. While compiling an overall record of 10-1 on the year, including an appearance in the Class A state semifinals, ...

Braun to play volleyball for Minot State

Our Redeemer's Christian School senior Kendal Braun signed a National Letter ofIntent yesterday afternoon to play volleyball for Minot State University, starting in the fall of 2021. Braun transferred to ORCS her fifth grade year, starting her volleyball career right away, playing all the ...

Knights move to next round of regionals

The Our Redeemer's Knights swept the feet out from under the Velva Aggies in their regional tournament game last night 3-0. The final set scores are 25-20, 25-14 and 25-18. Freshman outside hitter Maya Vibeto was really on the hustle, diving and running for the ball to keep it in play. Her ...

Coaches report: Minot swimming HC Emily Weeks

Following a second place finish at the Western Dakota Association Championships in Williston last weekend, the Minot girls swim and dive team is set to compete at the state championship meet in Bismarck on Saturday. The Minot Daily News asked girls varsity head coach Emily Weeks about her ...

Limited attendance for next Beavers’ home game

According to the Minot State Beavers website, restrictions have been placed on fan attendance for the men's hockey home game against Jamestown on the evening of Friday, Nov. 13. Only 25 attendees will be permitted as season ticket, bar stool ticket and sponsor guests, as well as a total of ...

NDSU Women’s Golf Adds Three on National Signing Day

FARGO — North Dakota State University women's golf head coach Matt Johnson announced the addition of three players. Two players have signed a National Letter of Intent to continue their education and play golf for the Bison starting in the fall of 2021, while the Bison will be adding a ...

UND mourns passing of key hockey figure Reg Morelli

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- The University of North Dakota is mourning the passing of hockey icon, Reg Morelli, who died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. He was 84. Morelli was a trailblazer for North Dakota hockey, scoring what could be argued as the most significant goal in the school's history, the ...

Knights outshine the Stars in region tournament

Our Redeemer's Christian School took the shine from the Bottineau Stars in the regional tournament game on Tuesday evening 3-0. The final set scores were 25-11, 25-19 and 25-12. Kendal Braun, the Knights' libero, was all smiles after the game. "It's always fun to start off the regional ...

Local coaches honor veterans

The military veterans of the United States have done their part and more to make sure the people are able to live their lives freely. Three coaches from local schools shared their thoughts on Veterans Day and what it means to them. Katie Dufner is the head volleyball coach for Glenburn High ...

Minotauros to postpone games with Bobcats

The Minot Minotauros have rescheduled their upcoming games on Nov. 13 and 14 due to complications caused by Covid-19. Minot, along with the Bismarck Bobcats, agreed it was in everyone’s best interest to proceed with an abundance of caution in the interest of prioritizing the safety of our ...

Night Shift to have a bucking good time in Texas

Later this week, an athlete from Grassy Butte will travel to Arlington, Texas to compete in a major professional tournament. As it turns out, this athlete has four legs. His name is Night Shift, and he is a bull that weighs approximately 1,700 pounds. Night Shift will take part in the Pro ...

Coaches report: ORCS volleyball HC Kara Nunziato

After clinching the District 12 championship on Monday, Nov. 2, Our Redeemer's Christian School will be back on the court to begin play in the Region 6 Tournament against Bottineau on Tuesday evening. Winners of eight of their last nine games, the Knights bring an overall season record of 14-7 ...

Minot take second at WDA Championship

With a team score of 413, the Minot Majettes girls swim team took second place at the WDA Championships, which was held in Williston on Saturday. Bismarck Century paced the eight-team field with a top score of 526.50. Among the highlights for Minot, junior Bella Price took first in the ...

Velva and Bishop Ryan fall short of state title game

On Saturday, the Velva Aggies (10-1) and Bishop Ryan Lions (9-3) saw their seasons come to an end in the Class A semifinal round. For Velva, they were defeated on the road by Lisbon 44-20. Aggies' senior quarterback Jersey Selzler accounted for three all-purpose touchdowns, including a ...