Mavericks trample Rebels in Section 2A basketball opener

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SHERBURN — Sophomore forward Emily Schettler dished out 12 assists to help the Martin County West Mavericks claim the lead in the first half and they never looked back Monday night. No. 2-seeded Martin County West defeated the No. 7-seeded United South Central Rebels 58-33 during Section ...

Warriors win in OT, earn state basketball bid

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SPENCER, Iowa — North Union senior forward Aiden Lofstrom’s putback layup sent the Warriors’ Iowa Class 1A, Substate 1 championship basketball game with the South O’Brien Wolverines into an extra session Saturday night. Lofstrom finished with 17 points and teammate Preston Guerdet ...

Area 4 grapplers earn individual state bids

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WINDOM — Freshman 121-pounder Pierce Rohman and sophomore 133-pounder Torrey Paplow know each other’s wrestling techniques to a tee after countless training sessions on the canvas. Now, the pair of Martin County Red Bulls will spar for one more week after qualifying for their first-ever ...

Whittet propels Cyclones by Mavericks

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TRIMONT — The St. Clair Cyclones combined a game-opening 15-2 surge with an intermission-bridging 10-0 run to twist past the Martin County West Mavericks during both teams’ regular-season basketball finale on Friday night in Trimont. Connor Whittet erupted for game-leading totals of 25 ...

Pooley just sixth to reach Fairmont boys hoops mark

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont Cardinals senior guard Levi Pooley dribbled the ball past halfcourt, took a couple more strides toward the left wing and let a leaning 3-pointer fly. He sank the shot and etched his name into Fairmont boys basketball history by becoming the sixth player to surpass the ...

Johnson powers Belle Plaine girls hoopsters by Fairmont

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BELLE PLAINE — Rachel Johnson poured in a game-leading 24 points to power the Belle Plaine Tigers to a 57-37 victory over the Fairmont Cardinals during a late added non-league regular-season basketball game Friday night in Belle Plaine. Nevaeh Rahm scored a team-high 12 points and pulled ...