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Egge becomes all-time win leader for Majettes tennis during two-dual split

FARGO – Senior Raquel Egge etched her name into the record books on Friday during the Majettes’ pair of duals against Fargo North and Fargo Davies, becoming the all-time leader in wins for the Minot High School girls tennis program. The recent Concordia College commit wasted no time ...

Ryan softball bounces back with a lopsided win over the Sioux

Suffering a third straight defeat wasn’t an option for the hungry Lions on Senior Day. Coming off a pair of confidence-bruising defeats against regional rivals Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark on Monday and Velva/Drake-Anamoose on Tuesday, the Bishop Ryan softball team took out its ...

Doll slugs two HRs in NSIC Tournament victory for MSU baseball

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Minot State senior Darrel Doll launched a pair of two-run home runs and No. 4-seeded Minot State notched a 12-4 victory over No. 5 Wayne State in the first round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Baseball Tournament on Thursday afternoon in St. Cloud, ...

Demons rally to take down Majettes soccer, 2-1

BISMARCK — A goal eight minutes into the game by Brooklyn Casey had the Minot High School girls soccer team on top of the West Region standings once again. It stayed that way going into halftime. But, Ellengton Hill and the Bismarck High Demons weren’t going to relinquish the top spot by ...

Racing runs in the blood

Throwing on the helmet and tightening the buckles, Brock Beeter got comfortable. Seconds later the engine ignited and began to purr. Everything that was previously running through his mind quickly melted away. Entering his 15th season of racing at Nodak Speedway, Beeter still relishes this ...

MSU baseball set to begin NSIC Tournament

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The Minot State baseball team opens postseason play today as the No. 4-seeded Beavers battle No. 5 Wayne State in the first round of the 2019 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Baseball Tournament in St. Cloud, Minnesota. First pitch is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. The ...

Borst, Cervantes collect All-NSIC honors

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Seniors Michael Borst and Jaymon Cervantes capped their final seasons in a Minot State baseball uniform earning All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference honors, the conference office announced Wednesday morning. After two seasons as a Second Team All-NSIC selection, ...

Blumhagen hits walk-off in Aggies’ 9-8 win over Ryan softball

Despite trying to stay composed, Kaylee Blumhagen couldn’t keep her mind from racing. The short trip from the on-deck circle to the batter’s box felt like it was a mile long for the Velva/Drake-Anamoose junior during the Aggies’ 9-8 win over the Bishop Ryan softball team at home. Tied ...

WDA-leading Century topples Majettes softball twice

Taking advantage of some Majettes’ miscues and racking up a bunch of runs with relative ease, the Patriots proved Tuesday evening why they are leading the West Region standings. Bismarck Century (20-4, 14-2 WDA) swept the Minot High School softball team (11-8, 7-6 WDA) by scores of 7-1 and ...

Majettes tennis defeats Demons, 8-1

After a tough road loss to West Fargo Sheyenne on Saturday, the Minot High School girls tennis squad was back on the courts Tuesday against Bismarck High. The Majettes (8-3, 4-1 West Region) defeated the Demons (3-2, 3-2 West Region) 9-1 at Hammond Park in Minot. Senior Raquel Egge and ...

Magi baseball takes both games against Bismarck St. Mary’s

BISMARCK – The Minot High School baseball team (12-8, 7-7 West Region) left no doubt Tuesday on the road as it cruised to a pair of mercy-rule victories over Bismarck St. Mary’s (0-12, 0-10 West Region). The Magicians came out swinging in Game 1 and scored five runs in the opening inning. ...

Lakers’ bats come alive in 12-7 win over Ryan softball

Zero. Zilch. Goose egg. That’s how many runs the Des Lacs-Burlington/Lewis & Clark Lakers scored against the Bishop Ryan softball team in their season opener on April 4. In all fairness, the Lions only managed to bring in one run off a wild pitch in a low-scoring 1-0 victory, but that ...

Hendrickson wins ORCS Invite, claims spot at state

In his home invite, the Our Redeemer’s youngster delivered. Freshman Zachary Hendrickson didn’t let his youth stop him from putting together a solid winning round of four-over par Monday afternoon at the Vardon Golf Club in Minot. The Class B regional meet, which was also an individual ...

NFL concussion fund pays out $485M, but legal fights resume

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL concussion fund has paid out nearly $500 million in its first two years, but some players' lawyers say there aren't enough doctors in the approved network to evaluate dementia claims. They went to court Tuesday to oppose a rule to require retired players to be ...

Rev your engines

Despite the bad news, Justin Medler and company couldn’t be kept off the track. Drivers from around the region had Sunday circled on their calendars as they prepared to flock to Nodak Speedway for what was scheduled to be Opening Night of the 2019 season. The thrilling, high-speed event was ...

EISEN: Season over, a shift in perspective for the Minotauros

Head coach Marty Murray stood patiently in the tunnel that leads back to the locker room. Distant shouts of elation echoed off the concrete walls. Murray watched and waited in the wings, as his team handed over the Central Cup to the Aberdeen Wings and saluted the Maysa Arena crowd one final ...

Minotauros undone in Game 4, Aberdeen claims Central Cup

The Minot Minotauros wanted redemption for losing in the Robertson Cup championship game last season. Instead, the Aberdeen Wings got their revenge. A season after losing to Minot in the first round of the NAHL Playoffs, the top-seeded Aberdeen Wings celebrated a 3-1 series win with 4-2 Game ...

Magi golf wins first meet of the season at Bismarck High Invite

BISMARCK — After a pair of second-place finishes through the first three meets, the Minot High School boys golf team finally overcame Bismarck Century to win its first meet of the season. The Magicians topped the Patriots by a single shot, 325 to 326, to win the Bismarck High Invite ...

MSU baseball drops both games to Minnesota Crookston in season finale

CROOKSTON, Minn. – The Minot State baseball team’s regular season came to an end on Saturday, as the Beavers (32-16, 24-10 NSIC) dropped two games on the road to Minnesota Crookston (28-19, 20-12 NSIC). Leading 5-4 in the bottom of the sixth inning during Game 1, Minot State fell victim ...