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Harris, DeWar propel Fairmont to Day 2 of Section 3AA

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BUFFALO LAKE — Fairmont golfers Jake Harris, Tanner DeWar, Alexander Moeller, David Maakestad, Brock Lutterman and Colby Grotte anxiously watched the Section 3AA leaderboard with Cardinal head coach Brad Haugen inside the Oakdale Golf Clubhouse on Thursday. The question on everyone’s ...

Area tracksters qualify for sectional meet

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FAIRMONT — Both the Fairmont boys and girls extended their winning streaks to nine years in the MSHSL Section 2A Sub-section 5 track & field meet at Bob Bonk track on Thursday. The Cardinal boys advanced in 18 individual events, while all four Cardinal relay teams made it to the section ...

Fairmont, Blue Earth Area fall short of 1A tennis semifinals

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ST. PETER — The 40 mph wind gusts were not the only factors to create interesting angles during Day 1 of the Section 1A individual tennis tournament Wednesday at the Swanson Tennis Courts. No. 7-seeded singles player Pierre O’Driscoll of Schaeffer Academy defied the sectional coaches’ ...

Fairmont golfers advance to Day 2 of section meet

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BUFFALO LAKE — The Fairmont Cardinals girls golf team made the cut Wednesday to advance to Day 2 of the Section 3AA championship tournament at Oakdale Golf Course in Buffalo Lake. Fairmont combined to shoot a counting total of 373 to finish third during Day 1 action. The top five teams, ...

Webers power MCW golfers to Valley crown

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FREEBORN — The Martin County West Mavericks claimed the Valley Conference boys golf tournament championship on Wednesday at Oakview Golf Course in Freeborn. The Mavericks garnered a six-stroke win over St. Clair/Loyola with a total of 352 to the Cyclones’ 358. The Madelia Blackhawks ...

Jordan ousts Fairmont in 2AA softball playoffs

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JORDAN — Eight consecutive victories. Selena Dalton and Myah Briese each belted home runs to power the No. 7-seeded Jordan Jaguars to an 11-1, five-inning victory over the No. 10-seeded Fairmont Cardinals during rainy Section 2AA opening-round softball playoff action Tuesday in ...

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FHS, BEA open tennis section Fairmont and Blue Earth Area open the Section 1A individual boys tennis tournament at noon today at the Swanson Tennis Center on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter. • FHS girls golf tees off 3AA The Fairmont girls golf lineup tees off the ...

BEA boys golfers 1st, FHS girls 2nd at Big South

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FAIRMONT — Two points for a regular-season dual-meet win. Twenty-four points up for grabs for winning the Big South Conference tournament, with each descending team place worth two points less. Individuals score from a maximum of 12 points to a minimum of 1 during each regular-season dual. ...

Tigers claw Cardinals in comeback

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FAIRMONT — A hit-and-run lifted the Tigers. Albert Lea beat the Fairmont Cardinals 5-4 at Herb Wolf Field in Fairmont on Monday in the Tigers’ (3-11) final baseball game before starting the Section 1AAA tournament Saturday. The Cardinals (11-6) have a scheduled 7:30 p.m. game tonight ...

North Union girls golfers loses region tiebreaker

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BRITT, Iowa — The North Union girls lost on the fifth-score tiebreaker during the Iowa Class 1A, Region 3 golf championship in Britt, Iowa, on Monday to close out the Warriors’ season. Bishop Garrigan took first in the tournament with a combined score of 366, while Alta-Aurelia and North ...

Fairmont tracksters 7th at AA True Team state meet

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STILLWATER — The Fairmont Cardinals boys track & field lineup placed seventh at the Class AA True Team State Meet in Stillwater on Saturday. The Cardinals used one gold-medal finish, one silver and two bronzes to help build their team total of 397.5 points, but one of the bronzes might ...

Area softball teams hit road for playoffs

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FAIRMONT — Four area prep softball teams open postseason play on the road Tuesday. No. 10-seeded Fairmont travels to No. 7-seeded Jordan for a 5 p.m. Section 2AA first-round playoff contest. The Fairmont—Jordan winner advances to face either No. 2-seeded Le Sueur-Henderson or No. ...

Martins win back-to-back games

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Martins posted back-to-back victories during amateur baseball action Friday night and Sunday afternoon. Levi Becker generated two RBIs on three hits to power Fairmont to an 18-2 rout over Worthington Sunday. Becker also pounded out five hits, including a home run, ...

Hagebock adds state title to resume

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Add Iowa Class 1A state high jump champion to Elliott Hagebock’s impressive prep athletic resume. Hagebock cleared 6 feet, 6 inches at Drake Stadium in Des Moines Friday to confirm what North Union athletic director Alex Fisher deems as an outstanding four-sport high school athletic career ...

Fairmont girls claim track quadrangular

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FAIRMONT — The Cardinal girls placed first in all but two events to take the overall win in their final meet before sub-sections. The only events a Fairmont girl didn’t claim gold in were the open 200 and the 4x800 relay, with a Cardinal finishing second in each. Five Fairmont girls ...

Schaeffer Academy downs Fairmont in 1A team tennis quarterfinals

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ROCHESTER — The No. 3-seeded Schaeffer Academy Lions swept the singles bracket to pace a 6-1 victory over the No. 6-seeded Fairmont Cardinals during a Section 1A Team Meet boys tennis quarterfinal Friday night. Schaeffer Academy (13-4) advances to face No. 2-seeded St. James Area in an 11 ...

Hagebock captures state high jump crown

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DES MOINES, Iowa — North Union’s Elliott Hagebock won the Iowa Class 1A state boys high jump championship Friday at Drake Stadium. Hagebock cleared 6 feet, 6 inches to capture the field event’s gold medal. Ironically, the North Union senior entered the state competition with a ...

Mavericks collar Bulldogs in softball showcase, 18-14

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MANKATO — Emily Dunlop and Alyssa Williamson equally combined for 10 RBIs to help the Martin County West Mavericks outslug the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs, 18-14, during a Valley Conference softball showcase clash Friday at Caswell Park. Williamson singled and smacked a grand slam ...

Bocock near perfect in clay target shoots

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FAIRMONT — Just one clay target separated Jacob Bocock from producing a perfect two-week total of 100 during Fairmont Area’s prep shooting competitions Wednesday and last Saturday. Bocock and Jedidiah Fowler each proved perfect 5-for-50s during Week 4 action that was rescheduled due to ...