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Minot boys overwhelm Watford City 104-29

The Minot High boys basketball team is now 4-0 following a 104-29 thrashing of the Watford City Wolves on Tuesday at the Rough Rider Center. The Magicians dominated the game in virtually every statistical category, and amassed a 60-11 lead by halftime. Minot then outscored Watford City 44-18 ...

NDSU comes up short in shootout at TCU, 89-82

FORT WORTH, Texas – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team came up on the losing end of a high-scoring battle with TCU on Tuesday night, falling 89-82 at Schollmaier Arena. The contest saw 12 lead changes and seven ties. Bison sophomore Jarius Cook scored a career-high 22 points and ...

Hinton’s QB moment marked in Canton

DENVER (AP) — Wide receiver Kendall Hinton’s start at quarterback for Denver may have been forgettable, but it's memorialized in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and on practice fields across the NFL. A half dozen teams sport a quarantined quarterback this month after the Broncos were forced ...

Minot High blanks Dickinson 4-0 at home

On Monday night, the Minot Majettes won their second game of the season as they earned a 4-0 shutout over the Dickinson Midgets. Minot controlled the tempo of the game early on by applying heavy pressure with numerous shots on goal. With 2:01 to go in the first period, sophomore forward ...

NDOA announces Hall of Fame induction class for 2021

VALLEY CITY – The North Dakota Officials Association (NDOA) announced the 51st induction class to the 2020-21 Hall of Fame as determined at its fall Board of Directors meeting. The NDOA has inducted 154 officials into its Hall of Fame since the inaugural class in 1965. Plaques commemorating ...

Minot downs Dickinson 90-80; improves to 3-0

The Minot High School boys varsity team was in action on Saturday, and they were able to take care of business at home, defeating the Dickinson Midgets 90-80. An individual scoring outburst ensued as Alex Dvorak of Dickinson and Deonte' Martinez led their respective teams throughout the ...

Minot takes first at Legacy Invite

On Saturday, the Minot boys swim team utterly dominated the competition at the Bismarck Legacy Invite. The Magicians paced the six-team field with a team score of 718.5 to win by a large margin. Bismarck High School came in second with a team total of 354 points. In the 200-yard freestyle, ...

Minot boys beat Legacy at home 86-82

The Minot High School boys basketball team held their home opener against Bismarck Legacy on Friday evening. It was a closely contested battle at the outset. Minot eventually seized control on the strength of an aggressive trapping defense which created problems for Legacy ball handlers, and ...

Local hockey fan hopes to find vintage jersey for Christmas

This holiday season, a Minot hockey enthusiast explains he is on the lookout for a rare piece of local memorabilia. Byron Mounce is an RV technician who now lives in Denver, Colorado. For the past 10 or so years, Mounce has been searching far and wide for a game-used Minot Americans hockey ...

Minot centerfielder Burke verbally commits to Mesa CC

On Nov. 27, three-sport athlete and Minot High letter winner Chase Burke verbally committed to play baseball at Mesa Community College in Arizona. In addition to playing center field for the Magicians, Burke also competes in football and wrestling at the varsity level. He says making the ...

First half dooms UND in 85-64 loss at Southern Illinois

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team dropped a 85-64 decision to Southern Illinois on Thursday afternoon in Carbobdale, Ill. UND (1-6) struggled in the first half against the No. 17 team in the Mid-Major Top-25, as Southern Illinois (4-0) used a 20-4 run over a nine-minute ...

MHS girls basketball win a pair at home

The Minot Majettes basketball squad is off to a 2-0 start. After dispatching Williston at home easily to the tune of 99-33 on Monday, the Majettes followed up with another double-digit win over St. Mary's on Tuesday, 63-35. In Minot's latest win, it was Mariah Evenson leading the way ...

Coaches report: Magicians boys hockey co-head coach Jason Bennett

On Dec. 15, the defending regular season region champion Minot boys hockey club got off on the right foot with a season opening 2-1 road triumph over the Bottineau-Rugby Braves. Minot was able to draw first blood in the first period on the strength of a Casey Fjeld goal which was assisted by ...

NDSU adds 24 to football program on National Signing Day

FARGO — North Dakota State head football coach Matt Entz announced the addition of 24 student-athletes to the Bison program on Wednesday, Dec. 16, the first day of the three-day early signing period for Division I football. The recruiting class represents 11 states including six players ...

Minot dominates dual against Legacy

Minot High thoroughly the Bismarck Legacy swim and dive team last night, finishing with a score of 136.5 and Legacy finished with 43.5 points. The opening meet against Legacy was celebrating seniors on the team with their parents. Minot High swim and dive coach Jake Solper said in an email, ...

Minot wins big over Williston; ORCS boys and girls also victorious

There was a host of local season opening varsity basketball games which took place on Monday evening. In one of those matchups, Minot thrashed visiting Williston to the tune of 99-33. Mariah Evenson of MHS led all scorers with 21 points, and fellow Majette Avery Lunde also enjoyed a stellar ...

Coaches report: Minot girls co-hockey HCs Neuhalfen and Stokke

A year ago, the Minot Majettes finished up the season with an overall mark of 13-10-2-0 and took third at the state tournament. The MHS hockey club will begin their 2020 campaign with a home contest against the Williston Coyotes today. Williston is coming off a winless 2019 which ended with ...