The Miners started off 2012-2013 right where they left off, winning. After the 2011-2012 basketball team was announced and awarded with an honor for their state championship campaign the Miners went to work. The Miners were a little bit rusty but dug out some golden moments.
The Beulah-Hazen ice hockey team knew they had two big consecutive games last week. First, the North Stars were challenged with protecting their home ice against the Century Patriots; then 24 hours later they had a battle with the win-less Devils Lake Firebirds.
The North Stars Hockey team is 0-2 after the conclusion of the first week of the hockey season. The North Stars were shut out in their first game of the season against Mandan but managed to score in their second game of the season against Jamestown.
The Region 7 tournament featured teams from Districts 13 and 14. District 14 is known as being one of the tougher districts in the state and District 13 is often overlooked when it comes to regional tournament. The tournament was held in Killdeer where the non-qualifier Cowboys were hosting.
The Miners’ boxing match to the state championship is reaching the late rounds. In their regular last game of the season the Miners fought hard and beautifully. The last regular season game could be considered round 10 of a 12-round prize fight.
Fierce, rivalry games aren’t usually headlined by the color pink, but during breast cancer awareness month the color pink headlines many events. The rivarly of the two teams showed in the clashing shades of pink both teams wore; Beulah in hot pink and Hazen in soft pink.
The last play of the game was a great example of how the game was played. Trevor Zacher tried to down the ball to end the game and linemen traded huge, punishing blows. At the end of the play there were almost 22 bodies on the turf but the war was finally over.