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Riding for the Gold

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The best pro rodeo cowboys and cowgirls in the Dakotas gathered in Minot this weekend for the PRCA’s RAM Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo, held at the North Dakota State Fair Center. Over 100 contestants, the top 12 in each of eight events, competed for two titles: the year-end championship ...

2nd round results of Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo in Minot

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Amanda Welsh is on a special horse, and she knows it. The Gillette, Wyo. cowgirl won her second first-place check of the 2020 RAM Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo with a 13.50 second run in round number two. It was aboard Frenchman Firefly, “Firefly,” a ten-year-old sorrel gelding her ...

Z. Diehl still alive in boy’s state tennis tournament

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On Friday, Oct. 9, Minot's Zach Diehl collected a pair of victories in the consolation bracket of the North Dakota Class A State Tournament for individual play. After losing to Espen Schneider of Red River in three sets in the opening round, Dieh defeater Kellen Johnson 8-6, also of Red River ...

Jets have no positive COVID-19 tests, game with Arizona on

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All New York Jets players and coaches have tested negative for COVID-19, and Sunday's game against Arizona will be played on time. The Jets posted a statement on social media Friday night, hours after their training facility was closed due to a presumptive positive coronavirus test for one ...

Good guy Dusty Baker guides reviled Houston Astros into ALCS

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there’s a universally recognized good guy among the generally reviled Houston Astros, it’s Dusty Baker. At 71, he’s the first manager to lead five different franchises to the postseason, but is still chasing his first World Series title at the helm. The Astros ...

Volunteers step up to coach Ray-Powers Lake to victory

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Last Friday featured a one-of-a-kind game and likely unprecedented strategizing by coaches and players for the Ray-Powers Lake Outlaws football team. Less than a week before the big Homecoming game, the coaching staff was notified that they had been in close contact with someone who had tested ...

Why I tuned out of the NBA

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On Friday, Oct. 9, the Los Angeles Lakers, a premier franchise of the National Basketball Association, will square off against the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Meanwhile, yours truly will not be watching a single second of it. It may seem strange to some people that a sports editor ...

Minot tennis places fifth at state tourney

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After a 4-1 opening round loss at the hands of Fago Davies, the Minot boys tennis squad responded with consecutive wins against Jamestown (5-0) and Fargo Shanley (4-1) to secure a fifth place finish at the North Dakota Class A State Tourament in Grand Forks on Thursday, Oct. 8. Afterwards, ...

Bishop Ryan takes down Glenburn

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The Bishop Ryan Lions defeated the Glenburn Panthers in volleyball last night, with a final score of 3-0. The final set scores were 26-24, 25-13 and 27-25. The first set was evenly matched, earning points back and forth until the Lions clawed up the win. Maleah Abel, middle blocker for the ...

3 make MLB debuts in 2020 postseason

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(AP) — It's normal for a baseball player to dream of making his big league debut or pitching in the postseason. Doing both at the same time? That's a lot to digest — but Ryan Weathers handled it OK. “We felt confident we were going to use him tonight, and how he performed was ...

Coaches Report: Minot HC Scott Foltz

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The Minot girls golf team wrapped up their 2020 fall season in the Class A state tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 6. While the Majettes did not qualify for a placing in team play, Minot senior golfer Bella Dobrinski finished tied for sixth place individually with a final score of 157 at the ...

Coronavirus puts freeze on NDSU football season

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created worldwide scheduling issues at virtually every level of athletics. Like many others, a Minot State football icon has also been forced to deal with uncertainty brought forth by the coronavirus. Randy Hedberg, the associate head coach and quarterback coach at ...

Glenburn improvising new strategy

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Glenburn volleyball coach Katie Dufner spoke with one of her players, Lorelei McIver, and relayed a message about having to try out a new strategy in the absence of their main setter Nadia Post. The Glenburn Panthers were defeated by the Our Redeemer's Knights, but their loss didn't ...

Knights take down Panthers

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The Glenburn Panthers volleyball team faced off against the Knights at Our Redeemer's Christian School last night, and ORCS won 3-1. The first set was won by the Knights. It went back and forth for a while, then ORCS pulled ahead for the win. The second set was even closer. The girls on ...

New sports editor looking to make an impact at Minot Daily News

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My name is Robert Brewer and I am your new sports editor. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and have been a life long sports fan. From Joe Montana, to Dwight Gooden, Bo Jackson Mike Tyson and Patrick Ewing, I emersed myself in the world of sports ever since I can remember. Whether ...