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MHS suffers first loss of season

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The gymnasium at Minot High School was as packed as it’s been since the beginning of the pandemic for a crucial matchup between the first-place Minot Magicians and the second-place Bismarck Demons Friday night. Cheers echoed off the brick walls of a packed house for the first time in weeks ...

Magicians take down Blue Jays 133-50

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The defending state champion Minot Magicians were in their usual dominant form on Friday evening as they topped the Jamestown Blue Jays in boys swimming, 133-50. During the meet, Minot High produced winners in 11 of the 12 events with all but one individual winner registering state qualifying ...

Minot State falls to Mankato 31-12 in season opening dual

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In wrestling news, Minot State opened the 2021 winter season at home on Thursday. However, it was the Minnesota State-Mankato Mavericks who got the better of the Beavers that evening as they defeated MSU 31-12. Among the highlights for the Beavers, Jordan Will, the eighth-ranked heavyweight ...

Magicians look to keep hot streak going against Bismarck

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Following a 69-67 road victory over Mandan on Jan. 5, the Minot boys basketball team finds itself atop the WDA West Region standings with a record of 6-0. MHS will put its undefeated record on the line as they are scheduled to host the 5-1 Bismarck Demons on Friday evening. According to ...

Coaches report: Minot gymnastics HC Robbie Werchau

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Following a fifth-place finish at the Mandan Christmas Invite on Dec. 18, the Minot varsity gymnastics team will head to Jamestown for its next competition on Friday afternoon. At Mandan, Minot's Haley Conklin paced the Majettes in the all-around (33.2), vault (8.525), uneven bars (7.875) and ...

Changes to Beavers, Tauros sports schedules

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The Minot State men's basketball team has canceled its upcoming two-game home series against Minnesota Duluth. According to the msubeavers.com website, the change was made out of an abundance of caution based on COVID-19 protocols within the UMD program. The two-game series, originally ...

Bison women return home to face Omaha

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Scene Setter The North Dakota State women's basketball team returns to the Scheels Center this weekend, as the Bison are set to face Omaha Friday, Jan. 8 and Saturday, Jan. 9. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. both days, with a men's game to follow as part of the doubleheader. Brian Shawn will have ...

Five Magicians strike pay dirt in 5-4 win over Bismarck Century

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It was a clash of two titans on Tuesday night, as the unbeaten Minot High School Magicians hosted the undefeated Bismarck Century Patriots at Maysa Arena. The contest served as Minot’s sixth of the season, as the hometown club was looking to build off a narrow 3-2 victory over Dickinson High ...

Minot hockey fanatic finds special gift for the holidays

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In the Dec. 19 edition of the Minot Daily News, it was reported that for the better part of a decade, Byron Mounce has searched far and wide for Minot Americans hockey memorabilia. This past Christmas season, that long hunt finally yielded its intended result. Mounce, an RV technician who now ...

Minot High’s seniors lead Majettes past Firebirds

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Emotions were at a high even before the puck dropped a little after 7 p.m. at Maysa Arena Monday night. The Minot High School girls’ hockey team honored its six seniors in a brief seniors night pregame ceremony, and the club ensured the night ended on a high note with a narrow 2-1 victory ...

Former Magi football standout enjoys consecutive bowl victories

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On Christmas Day, a Minot High School alumnus celebrated a bowl win with his team from the Mid-American Conference. Scott Fuchs, an offensive line coach for the University of Buffalo, helped the Bulls to a 17-10 triumph over the Marshall Thundering Herd in the Cramton Bowl. The game itself ...

Majettes fall to Mandan 73-50

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On Tuesday evening, the Minot Majettes came up on the short end in their home contest against Mandan. Now 3-3 on the year, MHS is scheduled to face the Bismarck Demons on Saturday.