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Cardinals net 1st boys hockey win of season

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FAIRMONT — The streak has ended. The Fairmont Area Cardinals beat the Worthington Trojans 1-0 in a Big South Conference boys hockey clash Thursday night at Martin County Arena in Fairmont. The win is the Cardinals’ first of the season. Cheers could be heard coming from the Fairmont Area ...

Batt powers No. 10 New Ulm cagers past Fairmont

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FAIRMONT — New Ulm senior sharpshooter Joey Batt became the first player in Eagles’ basketball history to eclipse the rare 2,000-point career scoring plateau on Thursday night at Cardinal Gym. Batt scorched the nets on 13-for-16 field-goal shooting, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to ...

No. 4-ranked Red Bulls sweep wrestling triangular

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ST. PETER — The Class AA No. 4-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls dominated both duals of a triangular meet at St. Peter on Thursday night. The Red Bulls beat the St. Peter Saints by a 52-9 decision and defeated the Redwood-River Valley Badgers, 52-23, during a pair of Big South ...

BEA wins three duals at Algona quadrangular

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ALGONA, Iowa — The Blue Earth Area Bucs swept their three duals during quadrangular wrestling action in Algona, Iowa, on Tuesday night. BEA beat Algona 48-24 on the strength of four pins. Davis Sunken took the 120-pound match when he pinned Algona’s Reece Eakins to the mat in 3:54. Caleb ...

DeWar Aust Roskop Bantam ‘A’ hockey wins four in a row

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FAIRMONT — The DeWar Aust Roskop Fairmont Bantam ‘A’ hockey team produced four consecutive wins during weekend ice action. Alexander Moeller generated a hat trick and one assist to help Fairmont double up Luverne, 6-3, Saturday at Martin County Arena. Thomas Claeys netted two goals, ...

Luverne girls hockey skates by Fairmont Area, 6-4

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FAIRMONT — Kamryn Van Batavia’s four goals led Luverne. The Luverne Cardinals beat the Fairmont Cardinals 6-4 in a Big South Conference girls hockey game at Martin County Arena on Tuesday night. Van Batavia opened the game’s scoring with back-to-back goals in the first period on her ...

Luverne boys hockey chills Fairmont Area, 12-2

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FAIRMONT — Four goals from Gaige Nath and a six-goal first period propelled Luverne. The Luverne Cardinals soared by the Fairmont Cardinals 12-2 in a Big South Conference boys hockey clash at Martin County Arena on Tuesday night. Luverne’s Mark Sterrett opened the game’s scoring with ...

Trojan gymnasts vault past Magic

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WELCOME — Even with high-scoring senior all-arounder Taylor Eggers donning jeans and a Worthington sweatshirt, the Class A No. 9-ranked Trojans literally vaulted by the No. 23 Martin County Area Magic during Tuesday night’s clash of Big South Conference and Section 3 gymnastics ...

Mavericks stampede to win over Jaguars

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TRIMONT — The Martin County West Mavericks stampeded by the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther Jaguars, 71-39, in Valley Conference girls basketball action Tuesday night in Trimont. Alyssa Williamson led the way for the Mavericks with 16 points and nine steals, while Cheyenne ...

Cardinal hoopsters board by Jaguars, 54-34

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FAIRMONT — Boardwork paced the Fairmont girls basketball team’s nonconference victory on Monday night. Post player Taylor Crissinger scored 15 of her game-best 16 points during the first half, while guard Lexi Lunn delivered nine of her 15-point performance in the second segment to pace ...

Maverick basketball team fends off Saints by 2

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TRIMONT — The lid on the rim stayed tight. The Martin County West Mavericks beat the St. James Area Saints 40-38 in non-league girls basketball action Monday night in Trimont. The teams combined to shoot 29 of 83 from the field for 35 percent. The score remained tied at zero for the ...

Red Bulls capture 2nd place at 19-team South Dakota elite meet

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BRANDON, S.D. — Eight Fairmont/Martin County West wrestlers produced top-three individual showings, including a pair of gold medalists, to power the Minnesota Class AA, No. 4-ranked Red Bulls to runner-up accolades at Saturday’s 19-team Dan Pansch/Jesse James Invitational at Brandon Valley ...

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Fairmont B-squad cagers lose 1-point game FAIRMONT — Martin County West edged Fairmont during B-squad boys basketball action, 27-26, Saturday in Fairmont. Jackson Utermarck scored 14 points to top the Cardinals’ effort, while Jake Harris chipped in four points. Redwood Valley boys ...

Geistfeld, MCW edge Fairmont hoopsters by 3

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FAIRMONT — Wyatt Geistfeld took over. Geistfeld led the Martin County West Mavericks past the Fairmont Cardinals 59-56 in nonconference boys basketball action Friday night in Cardinal Gym. The junior forward totalled 20 points, five rebounds, five blocks, four steals and three assists to ...

Mavericks pick-pocket Cardinals, 44-25

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FAIRMONT — The Martin County West Mavericks girls basketball team literally stole its nonconference game from the Fairmont Cardinals on Friday night at Cardinal Gym. Cheyenne Owens pocketed a game-best six steals to pace the Mavericks’ 16-4 edge in that statistical category, while ...

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10U hockey wins 3 of last 4 games FAIRMONT — The Car Parts Direct Fairmont 10U girls hockey team produced wins in three of its last four games on the ice. Maia Goerndt generated four goals and one assist to help power Fairmont to an 11-1 victory over Faribault on Dec. 29 in ...

No. 4 Red Bulls wrestlers pin loss on Bucs

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FAIRMONT — The Class AA, No. 4-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls flexed their muscles in generating seven falls to power past the Blue Earth Area Bucs, 59-12, during a Big South wrestling dual meet on Thursday night at Cardinal Gym. Jesse Potts established the Red Bulls’ ...

Knights ‘steal’ basketball game from Jaguars

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NORTHROP — The Knights used a 23-point game from Madison Mathiowetz to hold back the Jaguars. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s beat Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther 75-58 in non-league girls basketball action Thursday night in Northrop. The freshman standout Mathiowetz added five ...

Magic gymnasts beam to 5th straight dual-meet win

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MARSHALL — Five consecutive dual-meet victories to open the prep gymnastics season. Sabrina Segar and Anna Bachenberg produced a 2-3 showing in the all-around competition to power the Martin County Area Magic to a 132.25-123.85 Big South Conference triumph over the Marshall Tigers on ...

Windom Area hockey teams sweep Fairmont Area

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WINDOM — The Eagles soared by the Cardinals. Windom Area beat Fairmont Area 4-1 in Big South Conference girls hockey action Thursday night in Windom. Anna Volk opened the game’s scoring in the first period. Volk scored with 11:31 left in the opening segment off an assist from Ellyson ...