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Buc golf teams sweep Cardinals

FAIRMONT - Blue Earth Area's varsity boys golf lineup is so young that none of them are even close to being old enough to possess a driver's license.But, oh, how they can drive golf balls.Freshman Hunter Spencer carded a nine-hole medalist round of 40 at Interlaken Golf Course in Fairmont on ...

Quintero’s walk-off single lifts BEA to win

BLUE EARTH - Jesus Quintero delivered the game-winning RBI single with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the Blue Earth Area Bucs to a 6-5 victory over the St. Peter Saints during Big South Conference baseball action Tuesday in Blue Earth.Cole Hendricksen drew a walk to lead ...

Albert Lea nets win over FHS

ALBERT LEA - Fairmont fourth singles netter Tony Joseph rallied for a three-set victory to prevent an Albert Lea shutout during the Tigers' 6-1 non-league tennis triumph over the visiting Cardinals on Tuesday in Albert Lea.Joseph bounced back from a 6-1 opening-set loss to Grant Herfindahl to ...

Wolverines’ Boldt shuts out Jayhawks

MADELIA - Mountain Lake Area sophomore pitcher Jordan Boldt hurled a one-hit shutout to power the Wolverines to a 10-0, six-inning nonconference softball victory over the Madelia/Truman Jayhawks on Monday in Madelia.Despite the damp weather conditions and wind, Boldt recorded two strikeouts and ...

Fairmont tracksters excel at junior high meet

BLUE EARTH - Fairmont Cardinal seventh-grader Kaylean Thingstad finished first in the triple jump and second in the 100-meter hurdles during the Blue Earth Area junior high track & field meet on May 2.Fairmont runner Sara Sundblad added a top overall finish in the 100-meter dash, with ...

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Jr. high softball splits 2 gamesFAIRMONT - The Fairmont Cardinals split a pair of seventh- and eighth-grade softball games last week.Fairmont posted a 23-8 victory over Madelia/Truman on Thursday in Madelia.Madysen Allen belted a two-run home run to top the Cardinals' offense, while Kaitlyn ...

Fairmont outduels Austin, 6-1

FAIRMONT - Breaking a string actually proved a good omen for Fairmont first singles player Carter Klanderud during Saturday's non-league tennis dual meet against Austin.Trailing 3-2 in his opening set against Jens Ourada, Klanderud used his backup racket to win four of the next five games to ...

BEA’s Fellows, FHS’ Senf net medals

FAIRMONT - Exit Hanna Peterson and Jessica Blanchard - enter Ana Schwarz and Kaylee Goosen.Peterson and Blanchard, a pair of three-time individual state golf qualifiers from Marshall, have taken their smooth swings to the next level at the University of North Dakota and Winona State University, ...

Oleson leads NU to 3rd, FHS takes 11th

FAIRMONT - New Ulm Eagle golfer Ethan Kraus shot a meet-low 35 on the back nine holes en route to a medalist score of 72 during the Cardinal Invitational on Saturday at Interlaken Golf Course in Fairmont.Kraus' top individual performance powered the Eagles to a runner-up score of 343 behind the ...

No. 4 FHS posts 2-0 record at Windom

WINDOM - The Class AA, No. 4-ranked Fairmont Cardinals baseball team produced 22 runs on 22 hits to capture two wins during Saturday's Windom Area Invitational at Island Park in Windom.The Cardinals collected nine hits, while left-hander Kale Fritz fired a six-hit complete-game gem to pace a ...

NU 6th, 9th at TOIC Meet

ARMSTRONG - The North Union Warriors girls track & field lineup captured sixth place during the Top of Iowa Conference West Meet on Thursday in Armstrong.The Warriors generated 70 points during the nine-team girls competition.West Hancock amassed 140 points to pocket the girls ...

FHS threepeats AA Relays crown

FAIRMONT - The threepeat.Fairmont head coach Bob Bonk's girls lineup displayed its talented depth by capturing 14 medals to coast by Hutchinson and Blue Earth Area for a third consecutive Class AA crown at the 61st running of the Sentinel Relays track & field meet Friday night in ...

Hutch, Fairmont place 1-2 in Class AA

FAIRMONT - The Hutchinson Tigers boys track & field team won four field events for a second consecutive first-place finish in Class AA during the lightning-shortened 61st annual Sentinel Relays Friday.The races were temporarily suspended for 30 minutes after lightning sightings during ...

Davids pitches BEA to win

ST. JAMES - A four-run first inning helped propel the Blue Earth Area Bucs to a 9-2 win over the St. James Area Saints during a Big South Conference baseball game on Friday in St. James.Alan Davids pitched a complete game for Blue Earth Area, going seven innings and giving up two earned runs ...

Down the Line

Interlaken best-shot event May 14FAIRMONT - The Interlaken Golf Club's 1-person best-shot tournament will be held Saturday, May 14, at the Fairmont-based course.The event tees off with a 1 p.m. shotgun format.For more information, call golf professional Paul Baldus at (507) 238-1693.Johnson's ...

MCW outduels WEM for ‘A’ crown

FAIRMONT - Skilled diversified depth and the power of pink socks steered the Martin County West Mavericks to the Class A girls team championship for the second consecutive season at Friday night's Sentinel Relays track & field meet at Bob Bonk Track in Fairmont.Morgan Larson, Brooke ...

Weber powers St. Clair to Relays title

FAIRMONT - Mitchell Weber set a new record in the discus throw as the St. Clair Cyclones garnered top Class A honors during the 61st annual Sentinel Relays Friday at Bob Bonk Track.Weber threw 169 feet, 9 inches, beating the 38-year old record set by Joel Jensen of Armstrong-Ringsted ...

No. 4 Fairmont tops B.E. Area, 8-2

BLUE EARTH - The Blue Earth Area Bucs and the Class AA, No. 4-ranked Fairmont Cardinals were back at it again to finish up the rained-out game from April 21.Nathan Gillis hit his first home run to finalize the Cardinals' 8-2 Big South Conference baseball win over the Bucs on Thursday in Blue ...

No. 3 St. Peter serves 6-1 loss to Fairmont

FAIRMONT - St. Peter's Aaron Rothenberger has coached boys tennis meets in a variety of weather conditions - freezing temperatures, 30 mph winds and misting rain.Rothenberger, however, had a legitimate excuse for being absent from the Cardinal Courts in Fairmont during Thursday's Big South ...

Sohre’s 40 steers Maple River golfers by Madelia, LCWM

MADELIA - Brandon Sohre fired a runner-up nine-hole medalist round of 40 to guide the Maple River Eagles to top team honors during a Valley Conference golf triangular Thursday in Madelia.Sohre, who made three pars and sank birdie putts on Nos. 2 and 3, engineered Maple River's score of 174 - ...