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Madelia golfers victorious

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MADELIA — Ally Missling earned meet medalist honors and Jared Henry captured runner-up accolades to steer the Madelia Blackhawks girls and boys golfers to top team finishes on Tuesday in Madelia. Henry carded a nine-hole total of 41 to pace Madelia’s low mark of 175 to best Minnesota ...

Shoen, Wolter homer Jaguars baseball to victory

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TRUMAN — Derek Shoen and Owen Wolter each slugged two-run home runs to power the Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars to a 7-1 Valley Conference baseball victory over the St. Clair Cyclones on Tuesday in Truman. Shoen also collected a single to finish with two of the ...

CHIP SHOT — Fairmont golfer Tom Havnen chips onto the 18th green at Interlaken Golf Course during nonconference dual-meet action Monday in Fairmont. (Photo by Greg Abel)

Cardinal golfers sink Jaguars by 40

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals boys golf team took advantage of perfect weather and beat the Truman/Granada-Huntley-East Chain Jaguars, 367-407, on Monday at Interlaken Golf Course. Jaguars’ golfer Parker Stevens, however, took medalist honors with an 87 after shooting a 40 on the back ...

DIVING STRETCH — Fairmont runner Taylor Nuss dives and stretches to beat the pickoff throw from St. James second baseman Nora Schmidt (3) to Saints third baseman Callie Coleman (2) during Big South Conference softball action Monday in St. James. (Photo by Charlie Sorrells)

Fairmont softball ties mark with 6th straight win

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ST. JAMES — Fairmont produced a school record-tying sixth softball victory in a row with style during the final day of spring break. Sophomore ace right-hander Jordan Ehlert fired a near-perfect complete-game gem, while teammates Courtney Williams and Taylor Crissinger supplied the offensive ...

North Union girls tracksters 5th, Warrior boys 6th at E/G Relays

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ARMSTRONG — The North Union Warriors girls track & field team recorded a fifth-place finish, while the Warriors boys team placed sixth in its own Elliott/Godfredsen Relays on Monday in Armstrong. Spirit Lake Park won the girls’ division with 158 points and Estherville-Lincoln-Central ...

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MTGHECML girls tracksters win title; North Union nets 5th

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MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Madelia/Truman/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Martin Luther Jayhawks girls track & field team won the Mountain Lake Area Invitational, while the Jayhawks boys team netted a third-place finish on Thursday. Renae Wallace won the 110-meter hurdles and placed second in the ...

SIGNING TIME — Blue Earth Area senior catcher Kaylan Legred (second from left) sits with mother Julie Legred, Bucs head baseball coach Todd Schmidtke (back), brother Karson Legred (second from right) and father Brent Legred as he signs his letter of intent on Thursday at Blue Earth Area High School. Kaylan Legred will play baseball at the University of Minnesota Duluth next season. (Photo by Alexis Cubit)

Blue Earth Area’s Legred signs with UMD

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BLUE EARTH — Nearly 300 miles and four hours of car travel time separate Blue Earth from Duluth. Blue Earth Area High School senior Kaylan Legred will be making that journey in the fall as one of the University of Minnesota Duluth’s newest baseball players. The Bucs catcher originally ...

Warriors golf to 1st, 2nd at triad

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ARMSTRONG — Parker Oleson earned meet medalist honors to guide the North Union boys golfers to a triangular sweep on Thursday, while Kayla Sabin garnered medalist accolades in steering the Warriors girls team to second-place honors in Belmond, Iowa. Oleson, a perennial state qualifier, ...

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Jr. varsity rolls to 11-3 triumph FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals junior varsity softball team coasted to an 11-3 triumph over the St. Peter Saints on Thursday in St. Peter. Kaitlyn Freese allowed three runs — only one earned — on five hits, recorded nine strikeouts and walked just ...

FREE THROW CHAMP — Fairmont seventh-grader Rayah Quiring stands with her trophy after winning the 43rd annual Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championship on April 1 at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud. Quiring made 22 of 25 free throw attempts to take first place. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Quiring)

Quiring shoots, wins state contest

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FAIRMONT — Not always is the best saved for last. Sometimes, the best is first. This was the case during the 43rd annual Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championship. As a member and winner of District 1, Fairmont seventh-grader Rayah Quiring was the first participant among the ...

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Ehlert’s 2-hit shutout lifts Fairmont softball by St. Peter

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ST. PETER — Fairmont sophomore ace right-hander Jordan Ehlert tossed a two-hit shutout to guide the Cardinals to a 3-0 Big South Conference softball triumph over the St. Peter Saints on Thursday in St. Peter. Ehlert recorded one strikeout and issued one base-on-balls in seven innings of ...

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Fairmont tennis serves 6-1 loss to Stewartville

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STEWARTVILLE — The Fairmont Cardinals swept singles play to earn a 6-1 win over the Stewartville Tigers during non-league tennis action on Thursday. Cardinals’ No. 1 singles player Carter Klanderud rebounded from a 6-4 first-set loss against Thomas Chupp and won the final two, 6-4, 6-4. ...

OFF-BALANCED THROW — Fairmont third baseman Brady Allen makes an accurate off-balanced throw to record the out on a St. Peter batter at first base during Thursday’s Big South Conference baseball game at Herb Wolf Field in Fairmont. Cardinals pitcher Collin Steuber watches the action. (Photo by Greg Abel)

Saints baseball rolls by Cardinals in 5 innings

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FAIRMONT — St. Peter’s Andy Regner tossed a no-hitter in propelling the Saints to a 3-0 victory over Worthington last Saturday. Five days later, the sophomore ace right-hander stepped onto the mound at Herb Wolf Field and fired a two-hit complete game as St. Peter rolled to a 13-2, ...

Wihlm tops Madelia’s golf victory

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MADELIA — Carson Wihlm earned medalist honors to lead the Madelia boys golfers to a first-place finish of 167 at a quadrangular, while the Blackhawks girls team placed third in a triangular on Thursday. Carson Wilhm recorded six pars and birdied the sixth hole for a final score of 37. Jared ...

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Interlaken to hold 3-person FAIRMONT — Interlaken Golf Club will hold a 3-person tournament on Sunday, April 23, at the Fairmont-based course. The event tees off via a 10 a.m. shotgun start. The tourney is open to the public.

REACHING NEW HEIGHTS — Fairmont’s Lucas Simpson arches his back before clearing the high jump bar during season-opening track & field action on April 4 at Bob Bonk Track in Fairmont. Simpson cleared 6 feet, 3 inches during Tuesday’s quadrangular at Belle Plaine to claim the No. 3 all-time spot in the Cardinals’ record books. (Photo by Greg Abel)

Fairmont tracksters sweep quad

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BELLE PLAINE — After the final individual and team numbers were tabulated 15 hours after the conclusion of Tuesday night’s Belle Plaine track & field quadrangular, the Fairmont Cardinals boys and girls lineups were declared the victors. Lucas Simpson elevated his 6-foot-10 frame over ...

Jayhawks’ tracksters place 4th, 5th at meet

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ST. JAMES — The Madelia/Truman/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Martin Luther Jayhawks girls track & field team placed fourth with 80.5 points, while the Jayhawks boys finished fifth (62) during the St. James Area Meet on Tuesday. The Jayhawks girls 4x400 relay team of Makayla Hall, Renae ...

Junior high tracksters fare well in opener

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FAIRMONT — Both Fairmont seventh-grade boys and girls teams placed first, while the Cardinal eighth-grade boys were second in the Jackson County Central track & field meet on April 6. The Fairmont seventh-grade boys totaled 165 points and the girls garnered 111 points. Evan Meade and ...

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Track results to run on Thursday FAIRMONT — Due to technical difficulties in scoring the quadrangular track & field competition at Belle Plaine on Tuesday night, complete results will appear in Thursday’s sports section of the Sentinel. No official team results were available by ...

STIRRING UP THE DUST — Fairmont runner Taylor Crissinger (right) beats the low throw to Worthington second baseman Brittin Fauskee for a stolen base during Big South Conference softball action Tuesday at Cardinal Park in Fairmont. (Photo by Charlie Sorrells)

Cardinals softball edges Trojans, 3-1

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals softball lineup made efficient use out of four hits and played solid defense behind ace right-hander Jordan Ehlert to capture their fourth consecutive win to open the season. Mallory Gochanour tripled, singled, drove in one run and scored another, while ...