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State wrestling hits mats todayST. PAUL - The Class AA individual state wrestling meet starts at 9 a.m. today at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.The Class A portion of the state meet is set to begin at 1 p.m. today.7th-grade girls hoops net crownFAIRMONT - The Fairmont Cardinal seventh-grade ...

Area wrestlers prepped for state

ST. PAUL - Seeking No. 36.Four of the area's nine state-qualifying wrestlers will step onto the Xcel Energy Center's canvas in St. Paul on Friday with 32 wins on their seasonal resumes.With four consecutive victories spread over the two-day high school extravaganza, Fairmont/Martin County ...

Saints topple Cardinals in 2AA

FAIRMONT - Walker Tordsen's 3-pointer inched Fairmont within one with only 11.4 seconds remaining in regulation during Tuesday night's Section 2AA, South Sub-Section basketball quarterfinals at Cardinal Gym.St. James point guard Noah Pinke, however, converted both ends of a clutch one-and-one ...

Rebels knock out Jaguars in 2A tilt

TRUMAN - Trevor Stencel made an impact on both sides of the basketball as the No. 5-seeded United South Central Rebels powered out a 75-55 win over the No. 4-seeded Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain Jaguars during the Section 2A, South Sub-Section quarterfinals Tuesday night.The ...

Knights coast by Huskies

NORTHROP - Alexis Brummond produced a game-high 23 points, while teammates Macy Quinn and Hanna Geistfeld each delivered 20 points to power the Martin Luther Knights to an 84-66 nonconference basketball victory over the Jackson County Central Huskies on Tuesday night in Northrop.Geistfeld also ...

Cardinals speed past Jags

EAST CHAIN - Courtney Mosloski erupted for 33 points as the Fairmont Cardinals girls basketball team beat the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars, 67-57, Monday night at East Chain School.Mosloski scored the first six points for the Cardinals despite the early 12-6 deficit with centers ...

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FHS, BEA tip off section at homeFAIRMONT - Both the Fairmont Cardinals and the Blue Earth Area Bucs girls basketball teams earned home games for the Section 2AA, South Sub-Section quarterfinals.No. 4-seeded Fairmont plays host to No. 5-seeded Medford at 7 p.m. Saturday night at Cardinal Gym, ...

Red Bulls qualify 6 for state meet

WORTHINGTON - Efficiency on the canvas.All half-dozen Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bull wrestlers reaching Saturday's Section 3 Individual Meet in Worthington earned bids to the Class AA state meet."Perfect. Six finalists, six state qualifiers. It doesn't get much better than that," Red ...

BEA trio gains state mat tournament

BLUE EARTH - Blue Earth Area Bucs wrestler Cole Klinkner defeated Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights' Bradley Knight by a 4-3 decision to take the 132-pound weight class title during the Section 2A finals Saturday.Buc teammates Zach Buseman and Jared Armon, who garnered second place at 138 and 195, ...

MCA’s Peterson nets 7th in state all-around

MINNEAPOLIS - Five one-hundredths of a point separated Martin County Area junior gymnast Bryanna Peterson from a Class A state individual medal in the all-around competition on Saturday in Minneapolis.The high-scoring Peterson generated an all-around total of 36.9 points to garner seventh place ...

JCC rolls by MCW in playoffs

JACKSON - Colton Timmer tallied a game-high 21 points and Bodey Behrends chipped in a double-double to power the No. 2-seeded Jackson County Central Huskies to a 75-48 victory over the No. 7-seeded Martin County West Mavericks during Section 3AA, South Sub-Section quarterfinal basketball action ...

Bucs advance to 2A semis

BLUE EARTH - Joe Schavey, Zach Buseman, Roger Ziegler and Class A, No. 8-ranked Jared Armon all won in their respective weight classes for the host Blue Earth Area Bucs during the Section 2A wrestling quarterfinals Friday.The four will join teammates Adam Legred, Cole Klinkner and Jesus ...

Jaguars best Rebels on alumni night

EAST CHAIN - With decades of past hardwood heroes jamming the bleachers on Alumni Night, Rachel Shumski and Allyson Cegelske powered the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars to a 48-32 non-league basketball victory over the United South Central Rebels on Friday night at East Chain ...

Red Bulls stampede to section semifinals

WORTHINGTON - The Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls advanced eight wrestlers into the Section 3AA semifinals after surviving the quarterfinals Friday in Worthington.Red Bulls' No. 10-ranked Jaxon Rohman advanced to the semifinals using a 6-1 decision against the Luverne Cardinals ...

No. 5 ‘Boji survives No. Union in regional

MILFORD, Iowa - The Iowa Class 2A, No. 5-ranked Okoboji Pioneers needed a fourth-quarter comeback to thwart the North Union Warriors' upset bid during Friday night's Region 2 semifinal basketball clash in Milford, Iowa.Megan Peschong made 4-for-4 from the free throw line with less than 15 ...

MCA’s Peterson set for state meet

MINNEAPOLIS - Will the third time be the charm for Martin County Area junior standout Bryanna Peterson?The highly-skilled multi-tasking Peterson captured the Section 3 all-around championship last Saturday at Cardinal Gym in Fairmont to earn her third consecutive trip to the Class A individual ...

Fairmont fends off Martin Luther by 1

FAIRMONT - Cardinal Gym featured another down-to-the-wire thriller as the Fairmont Cardinals girls basketball team edged the Martin Luther Knights, 55-54, Thursday night."They did what they had to do to win the game," Fairmont head coach Don Waletich said about his team. "Martin Luther played a ...

St. Mary’s eliminates No. Union at district

FORT DODGE, Iowa - Eric Broich and Michael Demers proved a lethal 1-2 punch for the Storm Lake St. Mary's Panthers basketball team on Thursday night.Broich tallied 33 points, while Demers contributed 25 points, including 11 of 12 second-half free throws, to pace the Panthers' 74-61 Class 1A, ...

Alumni to be honored at The Shed

EAST CHAIN - Even the most worthy opponents sensed an uncanny aura of invincibility when they stepped onto the hardwood basketball court - affectionately known as The Shed - at East Chain School."It's the one place where the term 'home-court advantage' really applies," former Madelia/Truman ...

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12U girls take 5th at districtFAIRMONT - The Boekett Building Supply 12U girls hockey team netted fifth in the district after going 1-2 last weekend.New Ulm downed Fairmont, 9-3, on Saturday.Jonissa Neitzel tallied two goals, Macy Militello distributed two assists, Emily Sokoloski scored a ...