Cardinal tracksters to compete with quality numbers

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FAIRMONT — Quality over quantity. With just 35 female student-athletes in the top four grades registered for track & field, Fairmont head coach Jesse Walters will rely on two returning state qualifiers, youthful relay combinations and numerous versatile multi-taskers to generate ...

Skilled core stokes Fairmont’s state track & field hopes

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FAIRMONT — Throwers ... definitely. Jumpers ... yep. Sprint relays ... you betcha. Distance runners ... positively. Hurdlers ... sure. Sprinters ... yes. Fairmont head coach Jesse Walters was able to pencil in an ‘X’ in nearly every category on his boys track & field checklist ...

Fairmont softball looks to defend BSC crown

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FAIRMONT — For the first time in the 50-year history of the Fairmont softball program, the Cardinals will seek to defend a conference championship. “It felt good to attend a preseason meeting and talk about being the outright Big South Conference champions,” said Fairmont head coach ...

Fairmont hoopsters net academic all-state honors

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FAIRMONT — The 2023-24 Fairmont Cardinal girls basketball team established the program’s single-game record for 17 made 3-pointers in a regular-season victory over Jackson County Central on Jan. 2 in Fairmont. Not only were the sharpshooting Cardinals known for their perimeter prowess ...

Fairmont 15U girls hockey wins state consolation crown

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont posted its 30th victory of the 2023-24 season by netting the Minnesota 15U girls hockey ‘B’ state consolation championship on Sunday in Blaine. After losing a 4-1 state quarterfinal to eventual state championship Grand Rapids/Greenway at Fogarty Arena on Friday, ...

Jagodzinske, Rohman amass national wrestling honors

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FAIRMONT — Augustana Vikings junior Jaxson Rohman and Augsburg Eagles junior Blake Jagodzinske both etched their names into the NCAA wrestling record books as All-Americans on Saturday. Rohman captured Division II national runner-up accolades at 125 pounds for the second consecutive year, ...