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Fairmont boys runners to build upon past success

FAIRMONT — Year-to-year improvement is important in a sports program and the Fairmont Cardinals boys cross country team is looking to build on last year’s success. The return of seniors Andrew Moeller, Darrian Kueker and Dylan Kennedy, and sophomores Connor Artner and William Saari, will ...

Cardinal girls runners look to continue stately run

FAIRMONT — Some teams rebuild when they lose top talent, and some keep on winning. The Fairmont girls cross country team lost five runners from last year’s team to graduation — more than any other school in the Big South Conference, but Cardinals head coach Bob Bonk said he isn’t ...

Fairmont girls tennis team set for opening triangular in Twin Cities

FAIRMONT — Every minute matters. With only five days to prepare for the Fairmont girls tennis lineup’s season-opening Osseo Triangular at 10 a.m. today at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center in Minneapolis, long-time Cardinals head coach Eric Johnson sought to maximize every second of ...

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FHS booster club to meet Monday FAIRMONT — The Fairmont High School Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual general meeting at 6 p.m. Monday night at the high school’s media center. FHS Hall of Fame banquet Oct. 6 FAIRMONT — The 2018 Fairmont Athletic Hall of Fame banquet and ...

Fairmont loses 1-0, ends season

FAIRMONT — The Martins’ bats couldn’t get started. The Fairmont Martins were eliminated from the Region 13C playoffs in a 1-0 pitchers dual Sunday against the Windom Pirates at Herb Wolf Field. The loss ends the Martins season. The Martins played Game 2 and Game 3 in the best-of-three ...

Ramon, Rodriguez rev up for college

Former Fairmont High School cross country standouts Kellen Rodriguez and Iliana Ramon are literally running into the next stage of their lives — college. While at Fairmont, Ramon was part of the Cardinal girls cross country program that placed in the top 5 at the Class A state meet four ...

Fairmont falls to Windom in pitchers’ duel

FAIRMONT - Fairmont squandered opportunity after opportunity. The No.-4 seeded Windom Pirates beat the No.-3 seeded Fairmont Martins 1-0 in Game 1 of the third-place series of the Region 13C amateur baseball playoffs at Herb Wolf Field on Wednesday night. Fairmont and Windom will play again ...

Former Blue Earth Area standout signs pro contract

SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA - A former Blue Earth Area lineman has signed a contract to play in the inaugural season of The Alliance of American Football League. Sam Lee, a 2012 BEA graduate, started for two years in high school and was selected both years to All-Conference and All-Area teams. ...

Rose Lake holds club tournament

Rose Lake Golf Club held its club championship tournament this past weekend. Chad Lutterman became the men’s club champion. Lutterman shot 189 through 45 holes to win the tournament. Chelsea Green was named women’s club champion. Green shot 79 through 18 holes. Paulette Lehr won ...

Martins fall to third-place series

HADLEY — One bad inning spelled doom for the Martins. The Hadley Buttermakers beat the Fairmont Martins 8-6 in Game 2 of the Best-of-3 series in the Region 13C Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament at Laurie Maron Memorial Field in Hadley. Fairmont moves to the third-place series ...

Interlaken holds club tournament

Interlaken Golf Club held its club championship golf tournament on July 28. The tournament had eight player groupings and 19 total participants. In the first flight, Rich Odom shot a 153 for the best score in the tournament. Mark Mancell followed close behind with his score of 154 and Steve ...

Shoen, Jahnz captain All-Area team

Whether hitting in back-to-back spots in the Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman batting order or stepping to the mound for consecutive starts, Derek Shoen and Zach Jahnz have proven a potent 1-2 punch for the Jaguar baseball team. The talented tandem played key roles in building ...

Alfson pitches Hadley past Fairmont for 3-2 win

A two-run home run wasn't enough to power Fairmont. The No. 3 seeded Fairmont Martins lost 3-2 to the No. 2 seeded Hadley Buttermakers Wednesday night at Herb Wolf Field. Wednesday was the first of a best-of-three series with Hadley for a chance to move to the Region 13C championship series ...

Pierson, Sagedahls pace Fairmont Summer Run

FAIRMONT — Lukas Pierson fine-tuned his long-distance running skills for his first year of college, while Penn Sagedahl perfected his stride in preparing for his final prep cross country season during Saturday’s 40th annual Fairmont Summer Run. Pierson, a Butterfield native, and Penn ...

Williamson, Anderson top All-Area softball lineup

FAIRMONT — North Union’s Kate Anderson and Martin County West’s Alyssa Williamson merited selection to the 2017 Sentinel All-Area softball lineup as a pair of hard-hitting and slick-fielding shortstops. Oh, the difference a year makes. The hard-throwing Anderson made a silky-smooth ...

Truman legion downs USC, falls to Luverne at sub-state

ST. JAMES – Luverne powered its way past Truman. Luverne American Legion Post 123 beat Truman Post 115, 8-2, in the elimination bracket championship of the Southwest Sub-State Tournament at Veterans Field in St. James. After defeating Wells by a 5-3 decision earlier, Truman played its ...

Mankato White trips Fairmont in VFW playoff game

NEW ULM – Strikeouts and free bases ruled the day. Mankato White VFW Post 950 baseball beat Fairmont Post 1222, 9-8, in a back-and-forth game at Mueller Field in the first round of district play in New Ulm on Thursday. Combined, the teams struck out 15 times, walked 14 times, were hit by ...

Truman routs Minneota to stay alive in sub-state tourney

ST. JAMES — Derek Shoen was grand. Truman American Legion Post 115 beat Minneota Post 199, 12-0 in five innings in the second round of the elimination bracket during the Southwest Sub-State Tournament on Thursday in St. James. Truman (12-1) moves on to play Wells Post 210 at 5 p.m. today, ...

Martins capture Game 1 of regional series with Irish

FAIRMONT — Fairmont right-hander Tyler Tennyson scattered nine hits over nine innings to hold Milroy’s bats in check to pace the No. 3-seeded Martins’ 5-2 victory over the No. 6-seeded Irish during Game 1 of their best-of-3 regional series Thursday night at Herb Wolf Field. Fairmont ...

Truman stays alive at sub-state

ST JAMES — Zach Jahnz’s bat helped propel Truman. Truman American Legion Post 115 beat St. James Post 33, 14-0, Tuesday in a first-round elimination game of the Division II, Southwest Sub-State Tournament at Veterans Field in St. James. Truman moves on in the elimination bracket to play ...