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Mankato edges Fairmont VFWMANKATO?- Mankato edged Fairmont Post 1222 in VFW baseball action, 4-3, Wednesday night.Nick Segar went 2-for-3 with one RBI and a run scored to top Fairmont, while Brady Allen went 2-for-4 with a double.Jordan Wolter, Lance Becker, Jacob Tennyson and Zac Ringnell each ...

Fairmont gains section finals

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ST. PETER - It took a couple more games than expected, but the Section 2AA baseball championship pits No. 1 Belle Plaine against No. 2 Fairmont at 5 p.m. Thursday at Veterans Park in St. Peter.If the Cardinals (22-5) defeat the Tigers (22-1) in their 5 p.m. clash, a decisive Game 2 will be ...

Jaguars oust BOLD, fall to MVL

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MANKATO - The No. 6-seeded Martin Luther/ Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars reversed last year's Section 2A baseball playoffs result and beat No. 2-seeded BOLD Warriors, 8-5, to extend their season for one more game.But the No. 7-seeded Minnesota Valley Lutheran Chargers cut the Jaguars ...

Warriors post two victories

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NEWELL, Iowa - Ace right-hander Anna Ingalls fired a three-hit complete-game gem to power the Iowa Class 2A, No. 4-ranked North Union Warriors to a 5-1 victory over the Newell-Fonda Mustangs on Tuesday night in Newell, Iowa.Ingalls allowed one earned run on three hits, struck out seven and ...

Eight area relays earn state bids

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MANKATO - School and sectional records were broken as Fairmont, Martin County West and Blue Earth Area each advanced at least one individual or relay team from Saturday's Section 2A track & field meet Mankato West High School in Mankato onto the state meet.Karli Olsen set a Blue Earth ...

FHS’ Fritz fires 2-hitter, zips SJA

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ST. PETER - Senior left-hander Kale Fritz hurled a complete-game two-hit shutout on Saturday to advance Class AA, No. 4-ranked Fairmont into the Section 2 baseball playoffs' final four.Fritz demonstrated stellar control on the mound, striking out four without issuing a walk in seven innings of ...

Jaguars scratch Loyola

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MANKATO - Ethan Hurn's solo home run in the bottom of the third proved the difference as the No. 6-seeded Martin Luther/ Granada-Huntley-East Chain/ Truman Jaguars eliminated the No. 9-seeded Mankato Loyola Crusaders, 3-2, during sectional baseball action Saturday at Franklin Rogers Park in ...

Fellows, Krusemark net state bids

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NEW PRAGUE - Blue Earth Area golfer Natali Fellows captured the top state-qualifying individual bid at Monday's Section 2AA Meet, while Fairmont's Cassidy Krusemark locked up the fifth and final state berth.Fellows earned her third consecutive trip to Ridges @ Sand Creek in Jordan on June 14-15 ...

Pietsch moves on to state

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MANKATO - Madelia senior golfer Victoria Pietsch punched her ticket to the Class A individual state meet next week at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker.Pietsch, the 2016 Valley Conference Meet's runner-up medalist, captured fourth place during Monday's Section 2A Meet at North Links Golf ...

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Cardinal boys 2nd at Section 2A meetFAIRMONT - After a corrected scoring error, the Fairmont Cardinals boys team finished as the runnerup in the Section 2A track & field meet Saturday.The Cardinals tied with Maple River for a total of 60 points, while Tri-City United won with 61 ...

No. Union gets 1 in, 1 delayed

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SWEA CITY - The North Union Warriors climbed one spot in Friday's latest Iowa Class 2A state softball rankings to No. 4.Unfortunately for the undefeated Warriors (7-0), rain forced their Top of Iowa Conference game against the Bishop Garrigan Bears to be suspended with Anna Ingalls at first ...

Spring soccer competes at Jamboree

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FAIRMONT - Fairmont Soccer Association spring league action continues with the following results for the month of May.U11 Girls DivisionFaribault 2, Associate Optometry of Fairmont 0 - Abby Cihoski made six saves, while Anna Utermarck made five in Fairmont's loss to Faribault on May 26. ...

Arrows down Mavs for crown

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MARSHALL - The Class AA, No. 2-ranked Pipestone Area Arrows remain undefeated as the Section 3AA softball champions after defeating the Martin County West Mavericks, 6-0, in the championship game Thursday in Marshall.The Arrows beat the Mavericks, 15-0, in the second round of the playoffs two ...

Titans topple Cardinals in 2AA tilt

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FAIRMONT - Hard-throwing Tri-City United left-hander Trevor Smisek plans on continuing his baseball career at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa, next spring.Smisek utilized his future collegiate arm to limit Class AA, No. 4-ranked Fairmont to only three hits as the No. 6-seeded ...

Warriors ground Eagles

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BANCROFT, Iowa - Colin Runksmeier doubled and drove in two runs to help guide the North Union Warriors to a 5-1 victory over the West Hancock Eagles during Top of Iowa Conference baseball action Thursday night in Bancroft, Iowa.Hunter Pierce tossed a five-hitter over seven innings of work to ...

Jaguars’ Olson, Pytleski qualify for Day 2

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MANKATO - Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguar golfers Kenlie Pytleski and Hailey Olson, along with five Madelia Blackhawks golfers, produced top individual scores during Day 1 of the Section 2A Meet on Thursday at North Links Golf Course in Mankato.Pytleski and Olson qualified for Day 2 ...

Jordan ends Fairmont’s year

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MANKATO - The Fairmont Cardinals softball team's historic season came to an end. The Cardinals couldn't rebound after giving up four runs in the fifth to take a 4-2 loss to the Jordan Jaguars during Section 2AA playoff action Tuesday at Caswell Park.The Cardinals end the season with a ...

FHS’ Tennyson zips WEM in 2AA tilt

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FAIRMONT - Fairmont ace right-hander Tyler Tennyson dabbled with a perfect game and a no-hitter during second-round Section 2AA baseball playoff action on Tuesday.Tennyson recorded seven strikeouts without issuing a walk in firing a two-hitter over five shutout innings, and generated two hits ...

Eight area golfers reach Day 2 of sections

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NEW PRAGUE - Fairmont golfers Cassidy Krusemark and Bergen Senf, along with Blue Earth Area's Natali Fellows and Mateja Lane, qualified for Day 2 of the Section 2AA Meet.Fellows carded a 42 on the front side of the New Prague Golf Course during Day 1 action on Tuesday before penciling in a 41 ...

Mavericks knock off Tigers, fall to Arrows

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MARSHALL - Kirsten Houg hit a home run as the undefeated Class AA, No. 2-ranked Pipestone Area Arrows shut out the Martin County West Mavericks, 15-0, during the last round of undefeated Section 3AA softball play Tuesday in Marshall.Martin County West (17-5) faces the winner of the ...