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Ehrich, Bucs rumble over Mavericks

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BLUE EARTH — The Bucs pillaged the Mavericks on the back of Max Ehrich. The Blue Earth Area Bucs beat the Martin County West Mavericks 42-0 in a South Central White District football clash at Wilson Field in Blue Earth on Friday night. Ehrich carried the ball 22 times for a game-leading ...

SWMC nets 3-1 soccer win over Fairmont Area

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EDGERTON — The Southwest Minnesota Christian Eagles beat the Fairmont Area Cardinals 3-1 in rescheduled boys soccer action Friday in Edgerton after the game was postponed Thursday for inclement weather. The Eagles scored twice in the first half to take the lead over Fairmont Area, first ...

Fairmont volleyball outspikes St. James, 3-2

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FAIRMONT — Through the storm, the Fairmont Cardinals came back to win. The Cardinals beat the St. James Saints, 25-18, 21-25, 12-25, 25-21, 15-10, in a Big South Conference volleyball clash Thursday night in the Cardinal Gym. The Cardinals were down two games to one coming into Game 4, ...

Area sports postponed

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Heavy rains and inclement weather forced the following three area sporting events on Thursday to be postponed or cancelled. • The Fairmont Area Cardinals boys soccer team’s non-league game against the Southwest Minnesota Christian Eagles has been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. today in ...

Fairmont to host TCU on heels of upset

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FAIRMONT — Matthew Bartholomew started at offensive tackle for the Tri-City United football team last fall. Titans head coach Ken Helland’s offseason plans to transition the 6-foot-3, 190-pound Bartholomew to tight end this season, however, went awry during the preseason. “We needed ...

Cardinals thump Crusaders in soccer tilt, 7-0

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FAIRMONT — A historic win, and counting. Fairmont Area forwards Emma Schultze and Joni Becker each delivered one goal in both halves, while freshman goalkeeper Cadee Becker netted her fifth shutout of the soccer season to pace the Cardinals’ 7-0 rout of the Mankato Loyola Crusaders on ...

New Ulm collects win over Fairmont spikers

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FAIRMONT — Long point streaks led the New Ulm Eagles to victory over the Fairmont Cardinals. New Ulm defeated Fairmont, 18-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-19, in Big South Conference volleyball action Tuesday night in Fairmont. In Game 1, Fairmont went down 3-1, but came back to take a 6-5 lead. ...

Fairmont zips River Valley netters; BEA slips by St. Peter

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SLEEPY EYE — The Fairmont Cardinals swept the River Valley Wildcats in a nonconference girls tennis meet on Tuesday in Sleepy Eye. Two Fairmont team points came from the minimum 12 games on a court. Fairmont’s Maggy Totzke beat Sydne Wahl, 6-0, 6-0, at third singles and the Cardinals’ ...

Fairmont runners place 1st, 3rd at own invite

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FAIRMONT — Laura Thompson and Sarah Krumholz reaped the fruits of their labor on the 5K cross country course at Cedar Creek Park during Monday’s Cardinal Invitational. Thompson delivered a first-place showing in 20:00.5, while Krumholz captured runner-up honors with a time of 21:06.2 to ...

Eagles snap Cardinals’ soccer streak at 2

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FAIRMONT — In a physical game, one shot made the difference. The New Ulm Eagles beat the Fairmont Area Cardinals 1-0 in Big South Conference boys soccer action at Kot Soccer Complex in Fairmont on Monday night. The lone goal of the Cardinals’ senior night came with 26:09 remaining as ...

Lenort nets GW goal to kick Cardinals past Eagles, 1-0

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NEW ULM — Four wins during the last five games. Fairmont Area freshman striker Sami Lenort produced the Big South Conference soccer clash’s only goal to propel the Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the New Ulm Eagles on Monday night in New Ulm. Cardinals junior defender Hailie ...

Fairmont tennis serves 4-3 defeat to Pipestone

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PIPESTONE — After a two-hour bus ride and a rain delay, the Fairmont Cardinals beat the Pipestone Area Arrows 4-3 in Big South Conference girls tennis action Thursday in Pipestone. The Cardinals won three team points from singles matches and one from doubles to take the team victory. The ...

Cardinals cage Cougars in soccer clash, 1-0

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FAIRMONT — Going green with Becker & Becker. Fairmont Area harnessed the 22 mph wind like a turbine to reap a 1-0 triumph over the Mankato East Cougars during non-league girls soccer action Saturday in Fairmont. Junior forward Joni Becker converted senior midfielder Grace Higgins’ ...

B.E. Area tennis perfect, Fairmont 2-1 at Kato West Quad

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MANKATO — Nine in a row, and four of the last five. The Blue Earth Area Bucs girls tennis lineup extended its consecutive dual-meet winning streak even closer to double digits, while the Fairmont Cardinal netters cleared the .500 mark record-wise on the strength of their respective ...

Krumholz following in family footsteps

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FAIRMONT — Running might not be for everyone, but the DeVries and Krumholz families have shown it’s for them. Sarah Krumholz is the next in a line of Fairmont’s talented female runners coming from the family, which started with her mother Chris (DeVries) Krumholz. Fairmont track & ...

Fairmont upends No. 5 Waseca in district football clash

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WASECA — Punch. Counter-punch. ... Punch. Counter-punch. Fairmont and Class AAAA, No. 5-ranked Waseca traded heavy shots during a frenetic fourth quarter of Friday night’s South Central Red District football clash, combining for 41 points after only scoring six through the first 36 ...

Cardinal tennis serves 7-0 BSC loss to Trojans

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals swept the Worthington Trojans in an impressive meet on senior and parents night at the Cardinal Courts on Friday. The Cardinals won 7-0 in the rescheduled meet from Sept. 9 and didn’t need a third set in any match to get through the Trojans, though there ...

Fairmont cross country 1st, 3rd at Turkey Trot

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WORTHINGTON — Fairmont ran to first and third place at the 2018 Turkey Trot cross country meet at Prairie View Golf Links in Worthington Thursday. The Cardinal girls placed first in the 5K run with 46 points, five ahead of second-place Murray County Central. Laura Thompson was the first ...

Fairmont tennis breezes by New Ulm, 6-1

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont tennis co-captain Bergen Senf’s pre-meet speech in the Cardinals’ huddle proved both comedic and inspirational on Thursday at the Cardinal Courts. Senf jokingly implied that she felt like a bacon bit due to the 82-degree temperature and humidity ‘roasting’ her. ...

Cardinal boys soccer earns 2nd win in a row

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WASECA — One more makes a winning streak. The Fairmont Area Cardinals boys soccer team won its second in a row by downing the Waseca Bluejays, 6-3, Thursday night in Waseca. Kaleb Hoye led the Cardinals with a hat trick. Hoye’s first goal came off an assist from Abram Sanchez with 18:23 ...