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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 ...

Martins open regional series v. Milroy tonight

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Martins open their best-of-3, first-round amateur baseball series against the Milroy Irish at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Herb Wolf Field in Fairmont. First Nite League regular-season champion Fairmont received the No. 3 seed in the Minnesota Region 13C postseason ...

Windom legion outslugs Truman in sub-state opener

ST JAMES — In a back-and-forth game, errors were Truman’s demise. Windom American Legion Post 206 defeated Truman Post 115, 10-7, in the first round of the Division II, Southwest Sub-State Tournament on Monday night at Veterans Field in St. James. Truman moves to the first round of the ...

Down the Line

FHS cross country sign-up Thursday FAIRMONT — The official sign-up meeting for Fairmont boys and girls cross country runners in grades 7-12 will be at 6:31 p.m. Thursday in the track fieldhouse on the Fairmont High School campus. The meeting will take about 42 minutes. Student-athletes ...

Fairmont VFW baseball gains district tournament

MANKATO — Fairmont gave away too many free bases. The Mankato VFW Post 950 baseball team beat Fairmont Post 1222, 4-3, Saturday in the third-place game of the Southwest Sub-District tournament at Wolverton Field in Mankato. With the loss, Fairmont ended No. 3 in sub-district play, but ...

Sagedahls: Three generations of running excellence

FAIRMONT — If you’re signed up for the 2-mile run at next Saturday’s 40th annual Fairmont Summer Run, the odds are good you’ll be running close to a member of the Sagedahl family. Road-tested family patriarch Sherwood Sagedahl of Fairmont will join forces with son, Joel, along with ...