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Weather postpones Minot High sporting events

Recent rainy weather has caused Minot High School varsity teams to postpone several events. The boys tennis match at Jamestown is postponed until Sept. 26. The girls golf Minot Invitational at the Vardon Golf Club has been postponed until a later date. According to Minot High activities ...

Magic City International Dragway prepares for season’s final weekend

When Jim Grote peers around the Minot City International Dragway, he sees families coming together. Although he is not related to everyone at the dragstrip, racers and spectators have essentially become Grote’s extended family over the years. Grote, an MCID co-owner, will help host the ...

Surrey baseball field upgraded via Minnesota Twins grant

SURREY - Dragging hoses through the outfield will be a relic of the past for groundskeepers at the Surrey baseball field. With financial support from the Minnesota Twins Community Fund Grants program, Surrey was able to install an $11,400 outfield grass irrigation system this summer for its ...

Majettes volleyball sweeps Watford City

After the Minot High School volleyball team won the first set over Watford City on Tuesday night, Sherry Carlson saw the team’s confidence grow. Soon, the head coach would witness Minot’s mettle. The Majettes earned a three set victory (25-18, 25-10, 25-23) in a Class A West Region ...

Ryan volleyball pushes past Nedrose in four sets

Sophomore Sydney Upton was a force in the middle, and junior Sylvie Kramer provided the power from the outside. The two heavy hitters for the Bishop Ryan volleyball team combined for 26 kills in a four-set victory over Nedrose (25-18, 25-20, 22-25, 25-18) Tuesday night at Bishop Ryan. After ...

Minot High soccer topples Williston, 2-0

WILLISTON — The Minot High School boys soccer team continued their road swing with a 2-0 win over Williston on Tuesday night. With the win, Minot improved to 3-4-1 (3-2-1 WDA) on the season. “It wasn’t pretty at times tonight,” Minot head coach Creighton Bachmeier said. “Our team ...

MSU men’s hockey prepares to defend national title

Wade Regier isn’t afraid to admit that he basked in the glory of winning the program’s second national championship for a little bit longer than he should have. It's hard to blame him. The improbable and impressive Minot State run to the 2019 ACHA Division I men’s national hockey ...

Carignan named NSIC Special Teams Player of the Week

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — National recognition continues for Minot State football kick returner Cory Carignan. The true freshman was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Special Teams Player of the Week by the league office on Monday. Carignan went off for 192 total kick return yards ...

Playmaker Philion

Once Payton Philion earned an opportunity last season, he seized it. Injuries kept Philion out of the rotation during the beginning of his junior campaign, but he worked his way back on the gridiron. Minot High’s senior running back burst on the scene at the tail end of 2018, scoring three ...

MSU men’s golf finishes 12th at Watkins Invitational

LAKE CITY, Minn. — The Minot State men’s golf team finished up play Saturday at the J.R. Watkins Invitational. As a team, the Beavers finished alone in 12th place with a total score of 624 or 48-over par. The host team, Winona State University, took home the team crown with a two-day ...

NDSU upends UND 38-7

FARGO (FNS) — The University of North Dakota scored one touchdown Saturday, Sept. 7, against top-ranked North Dakota State. It came on a methodical 75-yard, 13-play drive that ended with Fargo South grad James Johannesson plunging into the end zone from 3 yards out to temporarily make it a ...

Majettes swim & dive finishes fourth at Capital City Invite

The Minot High School girls swimming and diving team placed fourth out of 11 teams at the Capital City Invite in the Bismarck Aquatic Center. The Majettes finished with a final score of 238. Minot's Jordan Wolsky finished third in the 200 individual medley, finishing with a time of 2.23:95. ...

Minot State cross country teams start season

MOORHEAD, MINN. — The Minot State men's and women's cross country teams opened the 2019 season at the Dragon Twilight on Friday at the Moorhead, Minn. It was a record-breaking night for both teams where on the women's side freshman Whitney Hanson became the new record holder for the 4000 ...

MSU volleyball drops to 0-3 at Chaminade Tournament

The Minot State volleyball team lost two matches at the Chaminade Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Friday and Saturday. Minot State now stands at 0-3. The Beavers fell in straight sets to Hawaii at Hilo (20-25, 21-25, 14-25) and host Chaminade (14-25, 21-25, 15-25). Against Hawaii Hilo, ...

North Prairie football stays undefeated, defeats MLS 38-6

MOHALL — Xavier Mitchell would not be denied. Not even a ripped jersey could halt Mitchell’s progress on the turf. North Prairie’s junior running back exploded for four touchdowns against Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood on Friday night. The Cougars defeated the Mavericks 38-6 in an ...

Magi football upended by West Fargo Sheyenne

WEST FARGO — The Minot High football team fell 28-14 to West Fargo Sheyenne on Friday night in West Fargo. The out-of-region game marked Minot’s first loss of the season, as the Magicians fell to 1-1. “We’ll take the positives from this game,” Minot High head coach Barry Holmen ...

TGU topples Berthold on the road 48-20

BERTHOLD — Justin Koble raced past the Titans’ secondary. The Lewis & Clark-Berthold junior spark plug only saw green grass in front of him on a 54-yard sprint for the first score of the game. The TGU defense needed to tighten up. “We needed to keep focus and rally back,” TGU ...