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MSU women’s hockey joins athletic department

Minot State Athletics announced Monday the addition of women’s hockey as they transition into the department for the 2019-2020 academic year. “The university has worked diligently to transition the women’s hockey program under the umbrella of the athletic department. We welcome the ...

Minotauros’ Skoog commits to Boston University

The Minot Minotauros announced Monday that forward Wilmer Skoog has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Boston University for next season. Skoog becomes the Tauros 44th NCAA DI commitment and 77th NCAA commitment overall. Skoog posted 18 goals and 29 assists in his rookie season with ...

Dakota Classic Mod Tour takes over Nodak Speedway

Tom Berry Jr. (left) of Newburg leads the group around turn four during Heat 3 of the A Modifieds during the Dakota Classic Mod Tour Sunday at Nodak Speedway. Justin O'Brien (12J) of West Union, Iowa and Jason Hughes (112) of Watts, Okla. take a turn during Heat 4 of the A Modifieds Sunday ...

Jeff Lutz spends the weekend at Magic City International Dragway

Throughout his time in drag racing and being on television, one of Jeff Lutz’s favorite things about traveling is meeting fans and talking with fellow drag racers around the country. On a break from filming Street Outlaws, Lutz and his family needed to make their way from Iowa to Idaho ...

Fourth of July at the track

Ashton Gerard/MDN Minot's Kenzie Olsen (8) leads the pack of Hobby Stock cars around turn four during the first heat of Hobby Stock races Thursday at Nodak Speedway for the special Fourth of July racing. The night was capped with a fireworks display.

Loxtercamp throws complete game shutout in Sabre Dogs’ 10th win in a row

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs got their tenth win in a row with an 8-0 win against the Wheat City Whiskey Jacks. This marks their second-largest winning streak in franchise history. They are just three games away from tying their 13-game win streak last year. It was a perfect Independence Day ...

Viggy’s Big Eats

Straddling a statue of a blue moose in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, Dylan “Viggy” Vigested rattled off a personal review of his pre-game meal — the P.B.E.B, a unique burger smothered with peanut butter that’s topped with bacon and a fried egg. “It was delicious,” Vigested said ...

Metros split pair of counter games against Beulah

Alex Eisen/MDN Minot Metros shortstop Ethan Pankow makes a jumping catch Monday evening in the first game of a doubleheader against Beulah at Corbett Field. The Metros won the first game, 7-5, before dropping the second contest, 9-8. Both games counted toward the regional standings.

Minot native Colin Grubb playing at prestigious Brick Invitational

Minot youth hockey player Colin Grubb will lace up his skates this week and compete with Team Manitoba in the Brick Invitational Hockey Tournament. The Brick, celebrating its 30th anniversary this season, is one of the most prestigious novice hockey tournaments in North America and showcases ...

MSU wrestling adds 23 in 2019 class

Minot State head wrestling coach Evan Forde announced the addition of 23 members to the Beaver wrestling program on Monday. “This is an extremely important recruiting class for our program moving forward,” Forde said. “We were able to find a big group of committed student-athletes who ...

Sabre Dogs sweep doubleheader against Whiskey Jacks

BRANDON, Manitoba — The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs won both games against the Wheat City Whiskey Jacks in their doubleheader Monday afternoon. The Sabre Dogs won the first game with a final score of 6-3. The hitting gave them the lead early and they never let go. Marcello Terrazas had a ...

Minot Vistas dethrone Governors to win HP Invitational

Staring directly at the same unfortunate fate from a season ago, the Minot Vistas flipped a switch Sunday afternoon to prevent history from repeating itself at Corbett Field in Minot. Trailing 3-0 in the third inning, Minot mounted its comeback. The Vistas slowly chipped away before a ...

Magic City Dirt Series races on at Nodak Speedway

Alex Eisen/MDN IMCA Sport Mod drivers Kyle Keller, Darren Medler and Robby Rosselli (left to right) battle for position in a heat race Sunday evening at Nodak Speedway. IMCA Modified drivers Shawn Nostdahl (58), Tim Dignan (5D) and Zach Dockter (6Z) race around the first two turns at Nodak ...

Sabre Dogs break out the bats against Hotshots

The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs won both games against the Hub City Hotshots this weekend after a 12-2 win Sunday night. The Sabre Dogs have now won five games in a row. It was another hit-fest at Corbett Field on Sunday night as the Sabre Dogs got fourteen hits and got their second-best run ...

Semifinal soaking

Waiting in the on-deck circle, Kyler Stenberg acknowledged his recent mini slump while chatting with one of the assistant coaches for the Minot Vistas. “I haven’t hit the ball well in my last five at-bats,” he said. Stenberg promptly stepped to the plate and belted a two-run home run. A ...

Sabre Dogs start two-game series with Hotshots

Alex Eisen/MDN Souris Valley Sabre Dogs shortstop Mason Dinesen (3) leaps into the air to throw the ball over to second base Saturday evening against the Hub City Hotshots. The final score wasn't available due to an early press time. The Sabre Dogs host the Hotshots again at 4:05 p.m. this ...

Tumbling into a win

BURLINGTON — The most talked about play in Friday’s American Legion Class B doubleheader between the Burlington Bulldogs and Surrey Blue Sox unfortunately didn’t even score a run. Surrey’s Dalton Anderson unintentionally showed off some acrobatics that left everyone in attendance at ...