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B.E. Area golfers 2nd at Jordan Invite

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JORDAN — The Blue Earth Area Buc boys golf lineup placed second, while the Fairmont Cardinal boys team finished eighth at the Jordan Invitational on Thursday at Ridges @ Sand Creek. St. Peter captured the team championship with a score of 304, while BEA totalled 323 and Fairmont hit ...

Mavericks stampede Coyotes in softball clash

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WELCOME — A tune-up game before a showcase clash before a sectional playoff contest. Martin County West pounded out 14 hits, including five for extra bases, Thursday to complete the first of three key steps as the spring softball season begins to wind down. Alyssa Williamson and Morgen ...

Sanders helps B.E. Area baseball flatten Waseca

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WASECA — The Blue Earth Area Bucs baseball lineup needed only five innings to earn an early exit from Tink Larson Field in Waseca on Thursday. Caelan Sanders utilized his strong pitching arm on the mound and potent hitting skills inside the batter’s box to pace Blue Earth Area’s 14-2 ...

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North Union's Anderson 7th in 200-meter state prelim DES MOINES, Iowa — North Union sprinter Brendan Anderson finished seventh in the Heat 2 preliminaries of the 200-meter dash on Thursday at the Iowa Class 1A state track & field meet. Anderson crossed the finish line in 23.74 seconds ...

FHS boys return to True Team state

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FAIRMONT — After a 12-year break, the Fairmont boys track & field team is headed to Stillwater for a second consecutive year. The Cardinal boys placed third in the True Team Section 2AA Meet on May 7, but advanced when they earned a wild-card spot to Saturday’s 3:45 p.m. meet, marking ...

No. Union tracksters to kick off state meet

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Four North Union individuals and one Warrior relay team will compete in the Iowa Class 1A state track & field meet at Drake Stadium starting today in Des Moines. North Union sprinter Brendan Anderson will step to the track for the 200-meter preliminaries at 4:40 p.m. ...

Fairmont golfers split dual with St. Peter

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FAIRMONT — The Cardinal girls won, while the Fairmont boys lost in dual meet Big South Conference golf action against St. Peter. Fairmont’s girls beat the Saints, 189-195, on co-medalist scores of 44 from Bergen Senf and Maggy Totzke, while the St. Peter boys took a 158-170 win behind ...

New Ulm baseball sweeps pair from Fairmont

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FAIRMONT — Leadoff batter Jaden Domeier not only ignited New Ulm’s offensive performance during Tuesday night’s doubleheader at Herb Wolf Field, but the Eagle senior centerfielder stepped to the mound in the late innings to preserve a sweep of the Fairmont Cardinals. Domeier combined to ...

Martin Co. West clinches Valley Conference softball crown

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WELCOME — The Martin County West Mavericks clinched the Valley Conference softball championship on Tuesday. Alyssa Williamson fired a complete game, while the Maverick offense pounded out a dozen hits to pace a 7-2 conference victory over the Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Knights at Fox ...

Lions roar by Cardinals in tennis dual

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FAIRMONT — Schaeffer Academy senior Dane Bothun acutely defined the term ‘student-athlete’ prior to the Lions’ regular-season dual tennis meet against Fairmont on Monday at the Cardinal Courts. Bothun outdueled Tyrell Zieske in a hard-hitting slugfest at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-2, to ...

B.E. Area places 3rd, 4th at BSC small school track divisional

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LUVERNE — The Blue Earth Area girls track & field team garnered six medals to pace a third-place showing, while the Buc boys lineup generated 10 individual top-three finishes to net fourth place during Saturday’s Big South Conference small school divisional meet. Eloise Blair and ...

B.E. Area softball declaws Jaguars, 8-3

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NORTHROP — Emma Dahl tripled, singled and produced a game-best three RBIs to help power the Blue Earth Area Bucs to an 8-3 triumph over the Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/ Truman Jaguars during non-league softball action Monday night. Grace Roiger went 2-for-4 for the Bucs, while ...

North Union girls golfers advance to Iowa regional finals

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LIVERMORE, Iowa — The North Union Warriors’ girls golf lineup earned runner-up team honors during Monday’s Iowa Class 1A, Region 3B tournament to advance to the regional championship round. Host Bishop Garrigan produced four of the top five individual scores to win the Region 3B team ...

Fairmont 1st, 2nd at Big South big school divisional meet

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WASECA — For the third time in the past four years, the Fairmont Cardinal boys are Big South Conference big school divisional track & field champions. The Fairmont boys held five golds, three silvers and a bronze medal to build their champion team score of 144, while the Cardinals ...

Stevens, St. Peter shut out Fairmont softball, 3-0

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FAIRMONT — Olivia Stevens’ accurate pitching arm and potent aluminum bat powered the St. Peter Saints to a 3-0 Big South Conference triumph over the Fairmont Cardinals during softball action Saturday at Cardinal Park. Stevens recorded a game-best seven strikeouts and did not issue a walk ...

Ramblers knock off Cardinal tennis team

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WINONA — The Cotter Ramblers swept the singles bracket to pace a 6-1 non-league boys tennis triumph over the Fairmont Cardinals on Friday. Fairmont’s third doubles combination of Jack Hagen and Ian Fortune prevented a shutout by outlasting Hunter Ramsden and Aidan Carlson. Ramsden and ...

Fairmont boys golf team 12th at Red Wing Invite

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RED WING — Fairmont senior Tanner DeWar and freshman Alexander Moeller each carded 18-hole rounds of 87 to pace the Cardinals’ 12th-place showing in the Red Wing Invitational on Friday. DeWar and Moeller shared 36th place overall to pace Fairmont’s team total of 360 at the Mississippi ...

Tigers halt Cardinals’ winning streak at 8

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FAIRMONT — The Marshall Tigers literally walked by the Fairmont Cardinals during a clash of Big South Conference baseball titans Friday at Herb Wolf Field. The Tigers scratched out nine runs on only four hits, but drew a total of 10 bases-on-balls from three Cardinal pitchers to help ...

Bulldogs double score on Mavericks softball

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WELCOME — Four three-run innings propelled the Bulldogs. Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton beat the Martin County West Mavericks 10-5 in a Valley Conference softball matchup Friday in Welcome. JWP got the offensive outburst started in the top of the first inning. Halle Satre lined a single ...

Blue Earth Area tandem signs to play baseball for BLC

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BLUE EARTH — A pair of battery mates are heading to Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. After growing up playing together, Hunter Bleess will continue to pitch to catcher Karson Legred in college. The pair signed letters of intent to play for Bethany on Monday. “It’s really ...