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Beavers overwhelm Tetons 8-1

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At long last, the Minot State men’s hockey team finally returned to the ice after a 40-day hiatus for a Thursday night matchup against the visiting Williston State Tetons at Maysa Arena. The last time the Beavers saw action, they had wrapped up a 5-1 road win over Jamestown on January 5. ...

ORCS moves to 9-2 with win over Bishop Ryan, 59-51

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After several ties and lead changes, it was Our Redeemer's Christian School who came out victorious in a scrappy showdown against Bishop Ryan Thursday evening. In the first quarter, Our Redeemer's got off to a fast start and took a 14-5 lead after eight minutes of play. In the second however, ...

Majettes fall 3-1 in close game to visiting Bismarck

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Fresh off shutout wins in two of its last three games, the Minot High School girls hockey team welcomed the undefeated Bismarck Blizzard to Maysa Arena Tuesday night for a matchup featuring two of the state’s top schools. The suddenly-hot Taylyn Cope has been the leading force for the ...

Bishop Ryan prevails over Bottineau 53-37

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The Bishop Ryan Lions girls basketball team earned its fifth win of the season as they protected home court with a win over the Bottineau Stars (3-6) on Tuesday night. After initially struggling on the offensive end of the floor, the Lions were able to find spots in the Bottineau defense, and ...

Tauros add four new players

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The Minot Minotauros have acquired a quartet of new players as reinforcements for the second half of the season. Forwards Jay Buchholz, Ethan Schmunk, Brett Roloson, and defenseman Ross Roloson have all been added to the roster. Meanwhile, long time Tauro Joseph Harguindeguy was traded to the ...

Changes to MSU women’s basketball, wrestling schedules

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On Tuesday, it was announced that the Minot State University women's basketball program has canceled its Jan. 15 and 16 home games against St. Cloud State. The cancelation was precipitated due to concerns over the coronavirus. The two-game set between the Beavers and Huskies will not be ...

Nedrose falls at home to Westhope-Newburg 66-58

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On Monday evening, the Nedrose Cardinals (3-7) fought valiantly, but eventually came up short, losing to the Westhope-Newburg Sioux (2-4), 66-58. After initial struggles to find an offensive rhythm, Nedrose managed to tie up the ballgame late in the first quarter following a layup by junior ...

At 11 years old, Smooth Operator still dominating PBR

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"He's like Michael Jordan special." Local stock contractor Chad Berger has high praise when referring to his title-winning bucking bull, Smooth Operator. Of the more than 100 bulls Berger owns and enters into bucking bull competitions, like those hosted by Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and ...

Coaches report: MHS girls varsity hockey update

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Following a season-opening overtime loss, the varsity girls hockey team at Minot High School has since righted the wrongs and sits in second place in the state with six wins and 18 total points over its first nine games. Sophomore forward Taylyn Cope has caught fire as of late, tallying seven ...

Franek wins twice to highlight Bison split against UNI, SDSU

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No. 13-ranked Jared Franek won both of his matches at 157 pounds to help North Dakota State split a pair of Big 12 Conference wrestling duals Sunday, Jan. 10, at Frost Arena. Franek’s 4-2 decision over 20th-ranked Cade DeVos in the sudden-victory period propelled NDSU to a 21-13 victory ...

Lions take fourth in Bishop Ryan Wrestling Tournament

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On Saturday afternoon, Bishop Ryan hosted an eight-team wrestling tournament, and came away with a fourth place finish, notching a team score of 95. The Lions placed behind Velva (129), Carrington (158.5) and overall winner South Border, who earned a score of 173. Among the individual ...

MHS finishes last at Jamestown

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On Friday, the Minot High gymnastics team took part in the Jamestown Knights of Columbus Meet, but trailed the field with a fourth place score of 111.1. Jamestown won the competition with an overall score of 142.2, followed by Valley City (136.3) and Mandan (124.6). For Minot, Haley ...

MSU men split pair with Southwest Minnesota

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For the second consecutive week, the Minot State men's basketball team split a pair of games with the Southwest Minnesota State Mustangs. The Mustangs served as a substitute opponent for MSU as the Beavers originally scheduled a two-game series with the University of Minnesota Duluth on Jan. ...

New ND Equine Association plans expo in Minot

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A new association for North Dakota horse enthusiasts is planning its first big event as it looks to promote public education about “everything equus.” Kaycee Wilen, who initiated the founding of the North Dakota Equine Association last March, said the nonprofit’s first North Dakota Horse ...