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McGlenen, Demko lead MSU women’s golf at Midwest Classic

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WARRENSBURG, Mo. — Minot State women golfers Katherine McGlenen and Alexandra Demko are tied for 11th place after the opening round of the Midwest Classic on Monday at the Mules National Golf Club. McGlenen and Demko each fired an opening round five-over par 76 over the par-71, 5,800-yard ...

Champions determined on final night of Minot Rodeo

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The best of the best cowboys and cowgirls converged on Minot this weekend to duke it out, determining the Badlands Circuit champions. The Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association designates the pro rodeos in North Dakota and South Dakota as the Badlands Circuit, and rodeo contestants who had won the ...

Just out of reach

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MANDAN — A lapse in concentration and the West Region tournament championship slipped away. The Minot High School boys soccer team had beaten No. 2-seeded Bismarck Century twice on its way to claiming the WDA regular season title. The status quo didn’t hold up Saturday evening in Mandan, ...

MHS cross country earns pair of fourth-place team finishes

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The wind topped out at 21 mph with gusts as high as 26 mph according to the National Weather Service as the Minot High cross country teams took to their home course Saturday at the Souris Valley Golf Course. “It was very windy today but the team worked hard through that,” said MHS girls ...

Barrel racing shines on third night of Minot Rodeo

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The barrel racing during the third night of competition at the 2017 RAM Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo heated up, and an exceptional horse and cowgirl won the round. Jessica Routier, aboard Fiery Miss West, whose barn name is Missy, had the fastest time of the night –and of the rodeo – with ...

Beavers Drop 3-1 Decision vs. No. 21 Wayne State

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The Minot State volleyball team fell 3-1 (18-25, 25-23, 23-25, 15-25) to No. 21 Wayne State on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the Beavers to 3-14 (0-9 NSIC) on the season while the Wildcats improve to 12-6 (6-3 NSIC). Hayley Swain led the balanced attack from Minot State with a ...

Minotauros fall in final seconds to Kenai River

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The Minot Minotauros seemed destined for overtime Saturday at Maysa Arena. Yet, Kenai River had other plans, as Luke Radetic scored the go-ahead goal with 18 seconds remaining in an eventual 4-3 win over the Minotauros. Kenai River evened the weekend series after dropping the opener 4-2 ...

Inching closer

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A defensive stand and then a heave down the field. Two plays in quick succession that set the tone in the opening quarter of Minot High’s 35-20 win over Mandan Friday night at Duane Carlson Stadium. “Those are big plays,” Minot senior quarterback Creighton Rudolph said. “It kind of ...

MSU soccer edges UMD 1-0

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The Minot State women’s soccer team defeated the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs 1-0 on Friday night at Herb Parker Stadium. The win pushes the Beavers to 6-4-1 (5-3 NSIC) on the season while the Bulldogs fall to 7-3-1 (4-3-1). Freshman Sofia Lewis broke the scoreless tie in the 44th minute, ...

Minot State volleyball drops 3-0 decision to No. 17 Augustana

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Sophomore Shelby Spuller had eight kills and freshman Karli Koza posted 20 digs, but a solid effort by Minot State came up short as the Beavers lost to 17th-ranked Augustana 25-21, 25-18, 25-11 on Friday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference match in the Minot State Dome. It marked the ...

Minotauros win home opener 4-2

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The Minot Minotauros scored early and often in their home opener Friday, taking down the Kenai River Brown Bears 4-2 at Maysa Arena. Austin Dollimer put the Tauros on the board in the first period, then Minot took a two-goal lead in the second period on a Miroslav Mucha goal. After Kenai ...

Comeback incomplete

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Minot State football is going to wish it had a do-over for the first half of Thursday’s 27-19 loss to Northern State. Entering the break, the Beavers trailed 27-5 and appeared to be headed toward a blowout loss. Yet, the Beavers rallied for 14 unanswered points and shut out NSU in the ...

MHS eager to bounce back against feisty Mandan

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It was a long, quiet bus ride back home to Minot. No excuses to be made, just players and coaches trying to comprehend what just happened at the MDU Resources Community Bowl in Bismarck. Two-time defending state champion Century (5-1, 4-0 WDA) made a statement last Saturday night and left ...

MLS football sets eyes on third straight region championship

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Last weekend, the Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood football team won a convincing 44-7 matchup against Ray/Powers Lake, but it didn’t come out of the contest unscathed. “We got a little banged up by Ray/Powers Lake,” said Mavericks head coach Cale Peterson. Even though they won by 37 points, ...

Magi tennis falls a point short of WDA tourney title

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BISMARCK — Fresh off winning the West Region regular season title, the Minot High boys tennis team were denied the WDA Tournament championship Thursday by a point. The top-seeded Magicians lost in the championship match 3-2 to No. 2-seeded Legacy. Earlier in the day, Minot topped Jamestown ...

Minot Y’s Men’s Rodeo arrives at the State Fairgrounds

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The 63rd annual Minot Y’s Men’s Rodeo gets underway today at the All Seasons Arena on the State Fairgrounds. The four-day event is centered around the Badlands Circuit Finals Rodeo, which is comprised of seven competitions: Bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc ...

MSU hoping for short week victory

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Minot State football will find itself in unfamiliar territory tonight. The Beavers will host Northern State at 7 p.m. at Herb Parker Stadium, forcing MSU to prepare for an opponent on a short week. Normally, the Beavers have film sessions Sunday and are given Mondays off, but MSU was back on ...