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Sabre Dogs rally falls short against Pioneers

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Souris Valley Sabre Dogs head coach Corey Thompson watched his team from underneath the grandstand Thursday evening against the defending Expedition League champions. Serving a suspension for getting ejected from the game the night prior, Thompson was relegated to being just a spectator. The ...

EISEN: Three years in the books at MDN

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Life is unpredictable and nobody truly knows what the future holds. Rewind 1,095 days, or simply put three years ago to be a little less dramatic, and I was sitting in this exact same spot with my laptop open, staring at a blank page: unable to piece together my first feature story for the ...

Junior Olympics State Fastpitch Tournament comes to Minot

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The culmination of a summer of hard work is finally here for 65 fastpitch softball teams across the state this weekend. Minot will be hosting the Junior Olympic Fastpitch State Tournament for the first time. “I’ve been working on this for three years,” tournament director Thor Nelson ...

Minot Vistas blank Williston twice for sweep

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Superb pitching made for a relatively easy Wednesday evening for the Minot Vistas. Starting pitchers Carson Tonini and Alex Schimke combined for 14 scoreless innings in a pair of 8-0 and 6-0 American Legion Class AA shutout wins over the Williston Keybirds at Corbett Field in Minot. The ...

Expedition League All-Star events coming to Minot

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The Expedition League All-Star Extravaganza will be held next week at Corbett Field in Minot. The festivities will kick off Monday with the All-Star Fan Fest presented by Visit Minot, starting at 6 p.m. The event will feature autograph sessions with the All-Star representatives from each team ...

Muskrats end with a bang

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At the top of the fifth inning, Renville County’s Gannon Hall eyes down the Surry Blue Sox pitcher before him. Teammate Stetson Helwig stole second, hungry to bring it home. Hall sees the perfect pitch and with a monstrous swing the ball soars to the right field fence. Stetson crosses home ...

MSU women’s hockey joins athletic department

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Minot State Athletics announced Monday the addition of women’s hockey as they transition into the department for the 2019-2020 academic year. “The university has worked diligently to transition the women’s hockey program under the umbrella of the athletic department. We welcome the ...

Minotauros’ Skoog commits to Boston University

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The Minot Minotauros announced Monday that forward Wilmer Skoog has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Boston University for next season. Skoog becomes the Tauros 44th NCAA DI commitment and 77th NCAA commitment overall. Skoog posted 18 goals and 29 assists in his rookie season with ...

Dakota Classic Mod Tour takes over Nodak Speedway

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Tom Berry Jr. (left) of Newburg leads the group around turn four during Heat 3 of the A Modifieds during the Dakota Classic Mod Tour Sunday at Nodak Speedway. Justin O'Brien (12J) of West Union, Iowa and Jason Hughes (112) of Watts, Okla. take a turn during Heat 4 of the A Modifieds Sunday ...

Jeff Lutz spends the weekend at Magic City International Dragway

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Throughout his time in drag racing and being on television, one of Jeff Lutz’s favorite things about traveling is meeting fans and talking with fellow drag racers around the country. On a break from filming Street Outlaws, Lutz and his family needed to make their way from Iowa to Idaho ...

Fourth of July at the track

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Ashton Gerard/MDN Minot's Kenzie Olsen (8) leads the pack of Hobby Stock cars around turn four during the first heat of Hobby Stock races Thursday at Nodak Speedway for the special Fourth of July racing. The night was capped with a fireworks display.

Viggy’s Big Eats

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Straddling a statue of a blue moose in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, Dylan “Viggy” Vigested rattled off a personal review of his pre-game meal — the P.B.E.B, a unique burger smothered with peanut butter that’s topped with bacon and a fried egg. “It was delicious,” Vigested said ...

Metros split pair of counter games against Beulah

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Alex Eisen/MDN Minot Metros shortstop Ethan Pankow makes a jumping catch Monday evening in the first game of a doubleheader against Beulah at Corbett Field. The Metros won the first game, 7-5, before dropping the second contest, 9-8. Both games counted toward the regional standings.