K-Heart Sports – 01/24/24


MINOT, ND – Stanley ended a three game losing streak with a 56-46 win over Des Lacs-Burlington on Tuesday night, in a game we broadcast on K-Heart. The Blue Jays led by as many as 20 points midway through the fourth period before the Lakers made a push with a 10-0 run. Stanley held them off behind 18 points by Drake Schlosser and 17 for Josh Hetzel. Brylon Fisher tallied 13 points to lead DLB, while Colton Feller came off the bench to add 10. Stanley improves their record to 8-4. DLB drops to 9-3.
Other scores from the area:
High School Boys Basketball
Class AA
#1 Minot High def. Bismarck St. Mary’s, 91-50
#2 Bismarck Century def. Jamestown, 94-50
Bismarck High def. Mandan, 68-65
Dickinson def. Williston, 85-60
Class A
#5 Beulah def. Dickinson Trinity, 68-56
Bottineau def. Nedrose, 88-61
Turtle Mountain def. Rugby, 57-50
South Prairie-Max def. Dunseith, 76-64
Stanley def. Des Lacs-Burlington, 56-46
New Town def. Watford City, 71-61
Class B
#3 Westhope-Newburg def. Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood, 75-58
#4 Bishop Ryan def. T-G-U, 58-57
Washburn def. #9 Garrison, 73-67
Williston Trinity Christian def. Parshall/North Shore-Plaza, 82-57
Wilton-Wing def. White Shield, 76-66
Velva def. Surrey, 66-41
Harvey-Wells County def. Drake-Anamoose, 62-53
Our Redeemer’s def. Glenburn, 77-26
Central McLean def. Center-Stanton, 61-58
Kenmare-Bowbells def. Hazen (Class A), 72-71

High School Girls Basketball
Class AA
#1 Minot High def. Bismarck St. Mary’s, 82-59
#2 Bismarck Century def. Jamestown, 76-47
Bismarck High def. Mandan, 54-52
Dickinson def. Williston, 73-56
Class B
#3 Central McLean def. Center-Stanton, 85-24
Washburn def. #9 Garrison, 46-34
Harvey-Wells County def. Drake-Anamoose, 55-47
Powers Lake-Burke Central def. Alexander, 52-17
Parshall def. Williston Trinity Christian, 60-38
Trenton def. Divide County, 47-18
Mandaree def. North Shore-Plaza, 61-29

High School Boys Hockey
Bismarck Century def. Dickinson, 12-2
Bismarck Legacy def. Bismarck High, 7-1
Williston def. Hazen-Beulah, 3-1

High School Girls Hockey
Bismarck High-Legacy def. Jamestown, 5-2

High School Boys Wrestling
Watford City def. Turtle Mountain, 42-30
MINOT, N.D. (MSU) – Riding a seven-game win streak that includes an upset of then No. 1-ranked Minnesota State, Mankato, the Minot State men’s basketball team climbed five spots in this week’s NABC Coaches Top 25 poll and are No. 16 in the nation. The Beavers (15-3 overall, 10-2 NSIC) earned the program’s first-ever NCAA Division II national ranking last week, checking into the Top 25 at No. 21. The Beavers promptly handed the No. 1-ranked Mavericks an 81-71 setback, part of Minot State current win streak which the team stretched to seven games with a 77-70 victory Saturday at the MSU Dome over Winona State. The pair of weekend wins helped the Beavers climb in the poll, while the Mavericks slid from the top spot to No. 5 in the nation. NSIC foe Minnesota State, Moorhead was at No. 3 in this week’s poll, which was topped by new No. 1 West Texas A&M. The 16th-ranked Beavers hit the road this week to play at Augustana on Thursday and at Wayne State on Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas (NDSU) – North Dakota State safeties Cole Wisniewski and Sam Jung were named to the 2023 Academic All-America® football team Tuesday as selected by the College Sports Communicators. Founded in the mid-1950s, the Academic All-America® program has long been regarded as the premier awards program in intercollegiate athletics for honoring combined academic and athletic success. Wisniewski, a senior from Sparta, Wis., was voted to the Academic All-America® first team with a 4.0 GPA in business administration and marketing. He led all Division I players with eight interceptions and also led NDSU with 92 total tackles and five pass breakups in 14 starts at safety. Jung, a senior from Neenah, Wis., was voted to the Academic All-America® second team with a 4.0 GPA in civil engineering. Jung started all 15 games at safety and was third on the Bison with 66 total tackles. He added three interceptions and three pass breakups. To be eligible, student-athletes must be enrolled full time with at least sophomore academic and athletic standing, a minimum 3.50 cumulative grade-point average, and compete in 90 percent of their institution’s games or start in at least 66 percent of the games.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Marcus Johansson scored twice against his former team, Joel Eriksson Ek and Marcus Foligno each had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Washington Capitals 5-3 on Tuesday night. Eleven players had points for the Wild, including a goal from Brock Faber, and Filip Gustavsson made 31 saves for his third straight win. Minnesota has won three in a row and four of five after losing eight of nine. Anthony Mantha scored twice and T.J. Oshie once for the punchless Capitals. Washington has lost four of seven, scoring more than two goals in just three of those games. Blanked on Saturday in St. Louis, the Capitals average 2.36 goals per game, third-worst in the NHL, ahead of only Chicago and San Jose. The Wild will host Nashville on Thursday.

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