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Sports Columns

My 2021 MLB All-Star snubs

Over 60 of the most talented players Major League Baseball has to offer will converge at 20th and Blake in downtown Denver early next week, when the 2021 MLB All-Star Week, already underway, is hosted by the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. The fan voting to determine the nine starters for ...

CARR: Pediem, joining MDN

When I received my notice of employment at The Minot Daily News, I was overjoyed. I was officially starting my career as a journalist. My dreams were coming to fruition. With everything I owned in tow, I embarked on a new and prosperous career in a distant land with no idea of what lied ...

MARTINEZ: Goodbye, Minot

Y’all weren’t lying. When I accepted the job as a sports writer for the Minot Daily News in August of 2018, I got numerous warnings from locals. For those who don’t know, I’m from Texas, and I drive a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro. Everyone I talked to told me that I would be doomed when ...

EISEN: Pressure off, MSU men’s hockey captures elusive national title

FRISCO, Texas — Cinderella story? Not quite. The cardiac kids? Kind of. Undisputed national champions? Most definitely. Six years after a memorable 9-5 victory in the 2013 ACHA Division I National Tournament title game, the Minot State men’s club hockey team is bringing another ...

Eisen: U-Mary week and keeping rivalries alive

“It’s just another game.” It’s a coaching cliche that has been used for decades, especially in the buildup or the aftermath of a big game. On the surface, it’s a simple quote that bluntly summarizes the situation at hand and is 100 percent true. Yet, it also minimizes the hype ...

KOTTSICK: Minot, a golf destination?

Why not? Many golfers I know travel many miles for new golf experiences. Golfers are great bunch of folks and they love new challenges and new courses. Numerous times throughout the summer we will have golfers from other states and North Dakota cities stop and play while they are on a golf ...