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Sweetheart Invite's starting time moved to 1 p.m. today JACKSON — The 35th annual Sweetheart gymnastics invitational will hit the equipment at Jackson County Central two hours later than originally scheduled today in Jackson. The eight-team competition, which begins at 1 p.m. today, will ...

No. 6 Waseca girls hoopsters soar past Fairmont

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FAIRMONT — Class AAA No. 6-ranked Waseca’s backcourt tandem of Madison Gehloff and Gus Boyer combined to net just six first-half points during Thursday night’s Big South basketball clash against Fairmont at Cardinal Gym. Gehloff and Boyer, however, rediscovered their shooting touches ...

St. Peter wrestlers squeeze by Blue Earth Area

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BLUE EARTH — The St. Peter Saints needed a win in the final match to seal a 38-30 Big South dual-meet wrestling win over the Blue Earth Area Bucs on Thursday night. St. Peter took a 32-18 lead heading into the final three weight classes, but Dominic Whitlow received a forfeit at 195 pounds ...

No. 5 Red Bulls wrestlers reign over triangular

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WORTHINGTON — The Class AA No. 5-ranked Fairmont/Martin County Red Bulls swept Thursday night’s wrestling triangular in Worthington. The Red Bulls beat the host Trojans 56-9 on the strength of five pins and a technical fall, while recording a rare perfect score of 84-0 over short-handed ...

Marshall hockey sweeps pair from Fairmont Area

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MARSHALL — The Marshall Tigers roared to 10 first-period goals to pace a 14-3 Big South boys hockey victory over the Fairmont Area Cardinals on Thursday at Red Baron Arena in Marshall. Tristan VanDeVere triggered the Tigers’ double-digit outburst by netting the first of his three goals ...

Dewar Aust Roskop splits pair of games

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FAIRMONT — The DeWar Aust Roskop Bantam ‘A’ hockey team of Fairmont split a pair of games at Martin County Arena last Friday and Saturday. Despite Fairmont goaltender Carsen Musser’s game-high 36 saves, Waseca squeezed out a 5-4 win on Friday. Alexander Moeller and Alec Reutzel each ...

Segar, Bachenberg top MCA’s gymnastics win

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WELCOME — Sabrina Segar’s and Anna Bachenberg’s names were inadvertently omitted from Martin County Area’s gymnastics program on Tuesday night, but the Magic’s highly-skilled duo made a big impact on their Big South Conference dual meet. Bachenberg captured three individual events, ...

Waseca’s late goals knock off Fairmont Area

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FAIRMONT — Two third-period goals led the Bluejays past the Cardinals. Waseca beat Fairmont Area 5-3 in a Big South Conference girls hockey matchup at Martin County Arena on Tuesday night. After entering the final period tied at 3, Cierra Ingalls scored at the 15:51 juncture for the ...

Maverick hoopsters best Jaguars by 10 in Valley clash

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SHERBURN — Nick Beseke produced a game-best 21 points to help the Martin County West Mavericks fend off the Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain Jaguars, 67-57, during a battle of previously-undefeated Valley Conference basketball rivals on Tuesday night. Angel Reyes scored 15 ...

Jaguar hoopsters earn 5th straight win

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FULDA — The Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain Jaguars mauled the Fulda Raiders, 82-55, in nonconference boys basketball action Monday night in Fulda. Paxton Gravlin led the Jaguars’ offensive efforts with 21 points. Matt Heckman scored 12 points, while brother Adam Heckman ...

No. 5 Red Bulls pocket Big South individual meet crown

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WINDOM — The Class AA No. 5-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls produced three individual champions, five runners-up and two bronze medalists to defend their Big South Conference individual wrestling meet’s championship Saturday. No. 4-ranked 120-pounder Jaxson Rohman, No. ...

Cardinal girls hockey quiets the Storm, 6-3

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FAIRMONT — The Cardinals flew through the Storm. Fairmont Area’s four-goal second period carried them past Morris/Benson Area, 6-3, during a nonconference hockey clash Saturday at Martin County Arena. “I think when we went into the lockerroom down 0-1 after the first period. They just ...

Morris/Benson Area boys hockey outlasts Fairmont Area

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FAIRMONT — A third-period goal rush lifted the Storm over the Cardinals. Morris/Benson Area beat Fairmont Area 7-5 in a hockey matchup at Martin County Arena on Saturday. Entering the final segment tied at 2, the Storm scored five goals to the Cardinals’ three. Fairmont Area opened ...

Martin Co. Area gymnasts win own invite

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WELCOME — Six different Martin County Area gymnasts earned spots on the medals stand to power the Magic to the MCA Invitational team crown on Saturday. Sabrina Segar captured two individual events en route to top accolades in the all-around competition, while Anna Bachenberg won the vault to ...

North Union hoopsters dunk North Iowa

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ARMSTRONG — The Warriors had to fight. The North Union Warriors beat the North Iowa Bison 57-50 in a Top of Iowa Conference boys basketball rivalry clash Friday night in Armstrong. Strong first-half shooting put the Warriors out front. The team shot 12 of 23 from the field and 5-for-11 from ...

Lofstrom, Warriors tame Bison, 61-23

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ARMSTRONG — Just another double-double night on the Iowa prep basketball court for North Union junior post player Chloe Lofstrom. Lofstrom produced game-bests of 19 points and 17 rebounds to power the Warriors to a 61-23 rout over the winless North Iowa Bison during Top of Iowa Conference ...

B.E. Area wrestlers flatten Waseca, 50-21

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WASECA — The Blue Earth Area Bucs combined five falls with one technical fall to post a 50-21 victory over the Waseca Bluejays during a Big South Conference wrestling dual meet on Thursday night in Waseca. Davis Sunken recorded the first of the Bucs’ pins on the heels of 113-pound ...

Wolter: 160 wins and counting

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Jordan Wolter is finishing his stellar high school wrestling career with another strong season. In December, Wolter gained win No. 150 and now sits at 160 wins on his career. The Class AA, No. 2-ranked 138-pounder leads the No. 5-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls in wins this ...