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Late goals carry Legacy over Magi soccer 2-1

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After 50 minutes of scoreless and rather uneventful soccer, Minot High senior Cameron Bolinske unloaded a half-volley rocket from roughly 25 yards out. The ball locked in on its target and sailed into the top right corner. The powerful finish from the veteran midfielder nicknamed "The Hammer" ...

No. 3 Ryan football gears up for another state title push

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After losing in the Class A state championship game last season, the Bishop Ryan football team wants redemption. The Lions are hungry. "I don't think there is added pressure," Ryan head coach Roger Coleman said. "I think fuel has been added to the fire. We want to get back there and complete ...

Senior leadership guiding No. 2 Velva football

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VELVA — As Gage Florence peered into the distance during a recent Velva football practice, he paused for a moment and gestured toward his practice jersey. “Every time I put this on, I kind of feel like a superhero,” said Florence, a senior running back. “So many people have come ...

Minot High cross country teams depending on fresh faces

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The Minot High School cross country teams are gearing up for their 2020 seasons. Both teams will begin their campaigns at the Williston Municipal Golf Course this weekend. Here is an overview of the Magicians and Majettes. Magicians Last season, the Magi captured an eighth-place finish at ...

DLB football invigorated under new head coach Taylor Teske

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Arguably, the most notable coaching change across Class A football this offseason happened at Des Lacs-Burlington, as former assistant Taylor Teske took over for long-time head coach James Johnson. Teske served four years on the sidelines with the Lakers before receiving the reins this ...

Magi soccer hands Dickinson first varsity loss to open season

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Overcoming the sweltering sun and the energy levels displayed by the Dickinson players competing in the program's first-ever varsity game, the Minot High School boys soccer team opened the season with a 2-0 victory Tuesday evening at Duane Carlson Stadium in Minot. One goal in each half was ...

Majettes golf captures second-place finish at Bismarck Invite

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BISMARCK — After earning second place at the Jamestown Invite on Monday, the Minot High School girls golf team recorded another second-place showing at Tuesday’s Bismarck Invite at Tom O’Leary Golf Course. Minot recorded a team score of 355, one stroke off Bismarck Century’s winning ...

Magi soccer drilling urgency to start new campaign

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Two touches, move the ball quickly or start again. The Minot High School boys soccer team had to think and move fast Monday afternoon in a variety of practice drills designed to test speed and composure. It was a final preparation session before the Magicians hit turf this evening for their ...

MLS football relying on quickness and agility

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MOHALL — Although football coaches seek to educate young players, one critical facet of the game cannot be taught — speed. While Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood co-head coach Boyd Southam watched the Mavericks zip around the field during a recent practice, he offered a practical assessment of the ...

TGU football hopes experience breeds a playoff return

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TOWNER — Undersized and inexperienced, the Towner-Granville-Upham Titans had their fair share of struggles last season. The program missed the 9-man playoffs for the first time since 2006. They started the season 2-1 before dropping five out of the last six games to finish 3-6 ...

Win streak snapped

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The Souris Valley Sabre Dogs last-ditch rally to reach the postseason hit a speed bump while trying to sweep the Badlands Big Stick. The Lewis Division-leading Big Sticks (29-20) snapped the Sabre Dogs (26-22) four-game win streak with a 7-2 victory on Sunday evening at Corbett Field. The ...

Ross Miller wins Western ND Charity Pro-Am

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Ross Miller’s worst round was a 3-under-par on his way to winning to the 2020 Western N.D. Charity Pro-Am this weekend at the Vardon Golf Club in Minot. Miller shot a 26-under 262 to win the pro division in the annual four-day tournament. Brady Calkins finished two strokes back for a ...