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Jaguars best Rebels on alumni night

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Warriors collar ‘Dogs in regional

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ARMSTRONG - North Union scorched the Armstrong nets on 7-for-11 shooting from the field, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, while limiting Lake Mills to an 0-for-10 effort from the floor during the opening quarter of Tuesday night's playoff clash.Ahead 19-2 after the first eight minutes, the ...

Waletich hits GW shot for Fairmont

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FAIRMONT - Jack Waletich made senior night one he'll never forget.After Sam Schwieger missed the second free throw with four seconds to go in regulation, Waletich got the putback to give the Fairmont Cardinals basketball team a 54-53 Big South Conference cross-over win over the Windom Area ...

Eagles eliminate Cardinals in 3A tilt

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WINDOM - Ryley Espenson generated a hat trick to lift the No. 8-seeded Windom Area Eagles to a 4-3 win over the No. 9-seeded Fairmont Area Cardinals during first-round Section 3A boys hockey action on Tuesday night in Windom.Fairmont Area finished the season with a 4-20-1 record.Windom Area ...

Olson steers Bucs by Trojans

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BLUE EARTH - Blue Earth Area senior post player Bailey Olson delivered an unforgettable performance during the final home game of his prep basketball career on Monday night.The 6-foot-3 Olson produced a game-leading double-double performance of 15 points and 22 rebounds to power the hometown ...

Jaguars bedevil Saints

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ST. JAMES - Kenlie Pytleski produced 20 points and eight rebounds to power the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars to a 61-53 non-league basketball win over the St. James Saints on Monday night.Rachel Shumski delivered 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists to the Jaguars' winning ...

No. 7 Rabbits edge Red Bulls in 3AA semis

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REDWOOD FALLS - The Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls captured six of the first seven matches to build a 23-3 lead before the No. 7-ranked Wabasso/Red Rock Central Rabbits combined three falls with a forfeit, one major decision and a decision to rally for a 34-29 victory during the Section ...

Magic earn 3rd at sectional

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FAIRMONT - Bryanna Peterson and her fellow Martin County Area Magic gymnasts anxiously watched as Worthington maneuvered along the balance beam and Jackson County Central tumbled on the floor during the final team rotation at Saturday's Section 3A Meet in Fairmont.Peterson wrapped up the ...

No. 2 K-W downs BEA for 2A title

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WELLS - The No. 1-seeded Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights wrestling team gave up only three matches to the Blue Earth Area Bucs for a 56-9 win to claim the Section 2A title Saturday at United South Central High School in Wells.The Knights, who are ranked No. 2 in Class A, defeated Maple River, 64-3, in ...

Jaguars silence Cyclones

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LAKE CRYSTAL - Hannah Johanson topped a balanced scoring attack as the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars rallied for a 56-48 victory over the St. Clair Cyclones during final-round Valley Conference Showcase basketball action on Saturday in Lake Crystal.Trailing 32-28 at halftime, the ...

Rookie Elliott becomes youngest on Daytona pole

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott was too young to really remember celebrating in victory lane with his father, dressed in a shirt that matched Bill Elliott's firesuit and a little finger pointed toward the sky because daddy was No. 1.But here's a father-son snapshot Chase can savor ...

Mavericks scratch Jaguars

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TRIMONT - The Martin County West Mavericks boys basketball team avenged its earlier season loss to the Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain Jaguars with a 69-53 win Friday night."Our kids wanted a little revenge on them," Mavericks head coach Cliff Anderson said. "It's nice to beat a ...

Warriors eliminate Jayhawks in 3A Meet

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MINNEOTA - The No. 9-seeded BOLD Warriors claimed eight matches to eliminate the No. 8-seeded Madelia/Truman/Martin Luther Jayhawks, 45-24, during first-round Section 3A Team Meet wrestling action Thursday night Minneota.Top-seeded Minneota then eliminated BOLD, 66-9, during sectional ...