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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Braves hand Majettes soccer first loss of the season, 1-0

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All it took was one. The Minot High School girls soccer team came out as expected in its game against Mandan at the Optimist Soccer Complex. Just like the rest of the Majettes’ matches this season, a pack of maroon-and-gold jerseys swarmed the opposition’s side of the field and recorded a ...

Argent medalist, Magi golf second at St. Mary’s Invite

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BISMARCK – Gavin Argent and the Minot High School boys golf team shined on Friday at the St. Mary’s Invite at the Hawktree Golf Course in Bismarck, as the sophomore led the Magicians to a second-place finish. Claiming first place as a team was Bismarck Century, who recorded a score of ...

MSU softball season comes to a close at NSIC Tourney

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ROCHESTER, Minn. — How quickly things can change. The Minot State softball team jumped out to modest leads in both NSIC Tournament games it played Thursday in Rochester, Minnesota. It didn’t matter. The end result was the same. The No. 7-seeded Beavers were bounced from the conference ...

Nodak Speedway cancels Opening Night races

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Due to weather concerns, Nodak Speedway has canceled the races for Opening Night this Sunday. There will still be a test and tune/practice session held on Sunday at the track from noon to 6 p.m. and that will be open to the public with free grandstand seating admission. “After discussions ...

Majettes tennis hands Dickinson first loss of season, 5-4

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DICKINSON – The Dickinson girls tennis team (7-1, 4-1) is undefeated no more, as the Majettes (7-2, 3-1) emerged victorious in a 5-4 victory on the road. Minot set the tone in singles play by winning four of the six matches. The most thrilling battle was between senior Raquel Egge, who ...

MSU baseball runs wild for free food and a home finale sweep

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Pizza on the line, Celestino “Sal” Rodriguez turned on the afterburners. Bemidji State never saw it coming, as the 6-foot-2, 225-pound senior slugger stole second base in his final collegiate home baseball game at Corbett Field. The Minot State bench erupted with a standing ...

MSU softball enters the NSIC Tournament as the No. 7 seed

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Ask head coach Dave Kivett and he will say this season has been an improvement, but his youthful team still has a ways to go. After back-to-back middling 25-win seasons, the Minot State softball team narrowly escaped the 2019 regular season with its best record (26-21, 15-15 NSIC) since the ...