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Two second-half goals lift Magi soccer over Mandan

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MANDAN — Trailing 1-0 at halftime, the Minot High School boys soccer team stormed back in the second half to stun Mandan, 2-1, Thursday evening in a West Region road contest. The Magicians (4-3, 3-2 WDA) got goals from freshman Ezra Hagerott and junior Noah Schmidt to overtake the Braves ...

Magi tennis defeats Mandan 9-0

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MANDAN — The Minot High boys tennis team completed its first road match of the season with a sweep against Mandan Thursday at Madnan Middle School. “After a tough week last week playing 3 of the top teams in the state, I thought we had a great week of practice and saw some of that carry ...

Majettes swimming and diving outnumbered Bismarck High

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BISMARCK — The swimming and diving Majettes travelled to Bismarck High Thursday for a dual at Bismarck Aquatic Center. The Majettes took the meet, 138-44. “We had an okay meet today,” Majettes head coach Emily Jensen said. “There were some positive moments here and there... We out ...

Majettes volleyball swept by three-time defending champs Century

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BISMARCK — The Minot High School volleyball team was tested Thursday evening in Bismarck against three-time defending Class A state champions Century. Facing an always challenging opponent, the Majettes (5-9, 1-6 WDA) couldn’t hang with the Patriots (10-3, 6-0 WDA) and were swept quickly ...

Sabre Dogs’ EJ Ranel named Expedition League Player of the Year

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Souris Valley Sabre Dogs’ outfielder EJ Ranel is named the Expedition League Player of the Year for on-field performance and community involvement. The 2018 season for the Souris Valley Sabre Dogs was a magical season in the Magic City not only for the team, but for Ranel as well. He hit two ...

Cooking up a rivalry win

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Jordyn Cook was exhausted and had no interest in playing 20 minutes of sudden-death overtime. So, with 2:09 remaining in regulation, the sophomore forward decided to be the hero. “I’ve been out for two weeks because I have been injured, and I knew I couldn’t run anymore,” Cook said. ...

Falling behind

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Even in a crushing defeat, the Majettes held their heads high. Minot High School volleyball team ran into a roadblock on Tuesday, falling at home to Legacy, 3-0, in a game where the Majettes couldn’t keep pace. “We knew that Legacy was going to be tough,” head coach Sherry Carlson said. ...

Magi soccer powers past Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN — Tuesday’s trip to Jamestown was all business for the Minot High School boys soccer team as they dismantled the Blue Jays, 7-0. It didn’t take long for Minot High to catch fire as Jordin Lennon drew first blood in the fourth minute, scoring on a ball that was assisted by ...

MSU men’s golf finishes fourth to open new season

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BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Minot State men’s golf team finished fourth at the two-day Bemidji State Invitational in its season opener on Tuesday at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. The Beavers shot a second-round score of 299 to finish with a team total of 597. Finishing ahead of them were ...

Eisen: U-Mary week and keeping rivalries alive

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“It’s just another game.” It’s a coaching cliche that has been used for decades, especially in the buildup or the aftermath of a big game. On the surface, it’s a simple quote that bluntly summarizes the situation at hand and is 100 percent true. Yet, it also minimizes the hype ...

The new guy

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Courage Amsbury was out of his element. It didn't take much to point out the new guy at practice for Minot F.C., a local youth soccer club, last November. Amsbury, a cross country and track runner for Minot High School, always admired soccer from afar. He enjoyed watching professional teams ...

Inseparable

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Both teams came in unbeaten. Both teams left unbeaten. After 110 minutes, the Minot State women’s soccer team tied with Northwest Nazarene, 1-1, Saturday evening at Herb Parker Stadium. The Beavers moved to 2-0-1 overall on the season, while the Nighthawks went to 4-0-1 overall. Both ...

MSU volleyball takes a set in loss to No. 3 Northern State

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Coming in with a 0-20 record against Top 5 ranked Division II opponents since joining the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in 2012, the Minot State volleyball team had history firmly against them Saturday afternoon against No. 3-ranked Northern State at the Minot State Dome. While that ...

Majettes win Mandan Kiwanis meet, Magi place seventh

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MANDAN — The Minot High cross country teams travelled to Mandan Saturday to compete in the 25th Annual Kiwanis Invitational at Mandan Municipal Golf Course. The Majettes took first with 70 points followed by Bismarck High (100), Bismarck Century (104), Mandan (128) and Watford City ...

Lakers leave no doubts

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Dante Gunville strolled up to the line of scrimmage, ready to give the home crowd something to cheer about. The junior quarterback for Des Lacs-Burlington already had a 20-0 lead to work with over Lewis & Clark-Berthold/Our Redeemer’s with just under six minutes remaining in the second ...

Magi tennis drops a pair of matches

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The Minot High School boys tennis team couldn’t hang with East Region teams Grand Forks Red River and Grand Forks Central on Friday at Hammond Park. The Magi (5-3, 1-0 WDA) lost both non-conference matches in back-to-back sessions on their home courts, falling to the GFRR Roughriders 5-2 ...

Demons roll over Minot football

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BISMARCK — Chalk up another big victory for the Bismarck Demons. The top-ranked team in Class AAA football rolled to a third straight victory on Friday night, beating Minot 42-7 at the MDU Resources Community Bowl. Will Madler threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and the Demons ...