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Coaches report: Velva Aggies HC Larry Sandy

Heading into their Class A semifinal postseason matchup against the Lisbon Broncos (8-0) on Saturday, the Velva Aggies boast an unblemished 10-0 record which includes playoff wins over Bowman County and Dickinson Trinity. With a trip to the state championship at stake, the Minot Daily News ...

Panther signs to become Wildcat at NDSCS

The student body of Glenburn Public School gathered in the new gym yesterday to watch senior volleyball player McKenna Rolland sign a National Letter of Intent to play for North Dakota State College of Science next fall. Rolland had been previously interviewed for a sports spotlight story ...

Majettes take fangs from Coyotes

The Minot High Majettes volleyball team took the fangs out of the Williston Coyotes last night in the Western Dakota Association play-in game. MHS earned a 3-0 victory (25-14, 25-15 and 25-10). The Majettes lost their primary setter, so junior setter Cambry Frantsvog stepped up to fill the ...

Bishop Ryan to face Langdon for a trip to state

Following a 19-7 victory over Shiloh Christian in the Class A quarterfinals last weekend, the Bishop Ryan Lions (9-2) are tasked with facing a familiar foe this weekend in the semifinals; the Langdon Area-Edmore Munich Cardinals. With an unblemished record of 10-0 on the year, Langdon is the ...

Season recap: Nedrose football HC Tommy Weidler

A year ago, the Nedrose Cardinals finished their football season with a record of 3-5. This past fall, the club improved with an overall mark of 5-4, including 5-2 in regional play, which led to an appearance in the Class A postseason tournament. While the Cardinals ended their 2020 campaign ...

Divide County volleyball advances to regional tournament

On Monday night, the Divide County Maroons (7-4) topped the Powers Lake Ranchers (4-12) in four sets (25-16, 25-20, 22-25, 25-7) to claim the District 16 consolation championship. For Divide County, Alissa Haugland led the way offensively with a team-high seven kills, and Emma Bydal and Ella ...

NDHSAA approves site change for state swim meet

According to the NDHSAA website, the NDHSAA Board of Directors approved site changes to the 2020 NDHSAA Girls Swimming and Diving State Meet. The swimming portion of the state meet will now be held at Bismarck State College Aquatics and Wellness Center in Bismarck. Meanwhile, the Nov. 14 ...

DLB volleyball moms concoct supportive idea

The novel coronavirus is still wreaking havoc on Ward County, causing the number of people allowed to attend sporting events to decrease. Those who do not receive a voucher from one of the players are not able to be at the game. With that in mind, the mothers of the Des Lacs-Burlington High ...

ORCS beats DLB in District 12 title game

On Monday, Nov. 2, Our Redeemer's Christian School came out victorious in the District 12 championship game, beating Des Lacs-Burlington on the road in four sets (23-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-10). ORCS now move to 14-7 on the year. The Knights continue their hot streak, now having won eight of ...

Gearing up for WDAs with MHS swim coach Emily Weeks

This season, the Minot Majettes have finished no lower than second place at any meet. On Saturday, Nov. 7, Minot is scheduled to be in Williston to compete in the Western Dakota Association Conference Championships. In 2019, the MHS girls team took runner up in the WDAs to eventual state ...

Beavers win home opener 6-1

The Minot State University women's hockey team had their first game of the season on Saturday evening against Team North Dakota U19 at the Maysa Arena. They won the game with an astounding score of 6-1. The girls were fired up and ready to get the season started. Even though not very many ...

Glimpses of the Game

Ciara Parizek/MDn The Minot State University Beavers gather together to celebrate their win against Team ND U19 on Saturday night at the Maysa Arena. MSU completed a two-game sweep over the weekend.

Four teams left in Class A football playoffs; TGU eliminated

On Saturday, it was the Velva Aggies (10-0) who cruised to a 33-0 home win over the Dickinson Trinity Titans to advance to the Class A semifinal round. Velva senior Gage Florence had a major impact in the ballgame, scoring four of the Aggies' five touchdowns. While Dickinson Trinity ends ...

ORCS advances to District Championship

In District 12 action on Friday evening, Our Redeemer's Christian School hosted Bishop Ryan, and got the better of the Lions 3-0 (25-12, 25-17, 25-22), Up next for ORCS, they are scheduled to take on Des-Lacs Burlington in the championship round on Monday, Nov. 2. As for Bishop Ryan, they will ...

AD Lunde oversees school activities throughout pandemic

Much like other high schools around the country and around the world, Minot High has had to navigate through their fall sports activities in uncharted waters as it relates to COVID-19 restrictions. Under such unprecedented circumstances, Minot activities director Mitch Lunde, now in his ...

Lakers put down Panthers

The Des-Lacs-Burlington Lakers put down the Glenburn Panthers during their semi-final district tourament match last night with a final score of 3-0. The finalized set scores were 25-12, 25-12 and 25-20. Before the game started, the Lakers were warming up on the court and the Panthers could be ...

Anticipation builds for Mike Tyson’s return to boxing

If it were possible for the Beatles to reunite for one last concert, would you want to watch it? In my opinion, most music fans young and old would answer with a resounding yes. Even for non-Beatle fans, the iconic status of the legendary foursome would surely attract eyeballs to the ...

Katie Dufner describes progress of volleyball team

With the volleyball district tournament starting this week, a lot of local teams had some preparing to do, including the Glenburn Panthers. During the normal volleyball season, they held a record of 9-7. Glenburn's head volleyball coach Katie Dufner had nothing but positive things to say about ...