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Minot High ends season with 47-28 win over Grand Forks Red River

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The Minot High football team ended its season on a positive note, besting Grand Forks Red River on the road, 47-28. The Magi came out on top in the high-scoring affair thanks to a stellar performance by Peyton Philion. The junior running back ran all over the Roughriders, totaling six ...

Minot High gets trounced by Bismarck Century, 3-0

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Minot High volleyball head coach Sherry Carlson didn’t quite know where to begin after the Majette’s 3-0 loss to Bismarck Century on Wednesday. The Majettes (10-20, 5-12 West Region) got overpowered for three full sets, totaling just 21 points on the night as the Patriots (24-4, 15-0 ...

2018 MSU Hall of Fame inductees

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The Minot State University Athletics Hall of Fame Committee selected five individuals to be enshrined in 2018. The 2018 Hall of Fame class features student-athletes Kent Bloms, Jenny Castro, Tom Fredericks and Johnny Lester. MSU also honored long-time employee Bev Alex. The Hall of Fame ...

Celebration spoiled

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Senior Night didn’t quite go as planned for the Bishop Ryan volleyball team. The Lions (15-14-2) looked on top of their game during the opening set of their match against Kenmare on Tuesday. After dropping the first point, Ryan quickly claimed the lead and never gave it up for a convincing ...

Beavers volleyball back in the win column

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DICKINSON — The Minot State volleyball team snapped a two-match losing streak with a road sweep of Dickinson State (NAIA) Tuesday evening by set scores of 25-21, 25-18 and 25-19. Trailing 21-17, the Beavers (11-13) used an 8-0 run to come from behind and win the first set. A late 6-1 rally ...

Op-Ed: Brett Davis on Magi football

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Editor’s note: The views expressed in this opinionated piece are made by former Minot High School running back Brett Davis. He graduated from Minot High in 2018 and is currently a freshman on the Minot State football team. This submitted Letter to the Editor has been edited slightly to ...

MSU women’s hockey fends off Cougars to remain unbeaten

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Clarissa Lewis didn’t quite get the recognition she deserved when her shot from the point made it all the way through the mess of bodies in front of the net. In the chaos, Haley Wickham was credited with what turned out to be the game-winning goal with 12 minutes left in regulation. The ...

Two first-half goals leads MSU soccer to a road win

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MARSHALL, Minn. — The Minot State women’s soccer team got back to its winning ways Sunday afternoon on the road with seniors Haley Berryman and Andrea Franco each scoring in a 2-0 shutout win over Southwest Minnesota State. Berryman broke a five-game goalless drought when she scored her ...

Badlands Circuit designates horses of the year

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Six horses have been recognized for their talent and ability in the Badlands Pro Rodeo Circuit. Rio, owned by Jake Rinehart, is the Badlands Steer Wrestling Horse of the Year. Scorpion, also owned by Rinehart, is the Badlands Hazing Horse of the Year. Sara Lee, owned by Jesse ...

Survive and advance

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SURREY — The message from Surrey head football coach Mark Kennedy to his team during halftime of their nail-biting 32-28 win over North Prairie Saturday afternoon was, “Just keep fighting.” The Mustangs (7-2) looked to be well on their way to a home victory against the Cougars after ...

Luna runs rampant, TGU blanks Central McLean in the first round

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TOWNER — Senior running back Shayden Luna couldn’t be contained Saturday afternoon and rushed for four touchdowns in Towner/Granville/Upham’s 34-0 shutout win over Central McLain in the first round of the 9-man football playoffs. The sturdy 5-foot-8, 190-pound back brushed off defenders ...

Kings of Region 3

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VELVA — With the Class A Region 3 title on the line, Bishop Ryan senior quarterback Ben Bohl willed his team to victory, 35-34, in overtime. Ryan (8-0, 7-0 Region 3) and Velva (7-1, 6-1 Region 3) found themselves in an instant classic Friday night under the lights of the Velva Sports ...

US National Sled Hockey Team trains in Minot

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The United States National Sled Hockey Team has made Maysa Arena its training hub this weekend. The reigning three-time consecutive Paralympic gold medal winning squad (2010, 2014 and 2018) has been holding a three-day training camp in Minot, which started on Thursday and will go through this ...

Five Magi advance to Day 2 of State Tennis Individual Tournament

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GRAND FORKS — Five Minot High boys tennis players began making their way through the singles and doubles brackets of the State Individual Tournament Friday at Choice Health & Fitness in Grand Forks. Senior Rory Taney represented the Magi in singles, winning in the first round against ...