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Cardinals thump Jaguars in prep hoops clash

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont’s defense smothered the Jaguars. The Cardinals stole 17 passes and forced another 10 turnovers to take a 57-23 win over Granada-Huntley-East/Truman/Martin Luther during nonconference basketball action Thursday night at Cardinal Gym in Fairmont. All four senior ...

Segar powers MCA to gymnastics win over BEA

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FAIRMONT — Senior standout Sabrina Segar and her fellow Martin County Area gymnasts picked up the scoring pace with the Magic’s No. 2 point producer — Anna Bachenberg — sitting out Thursday night’s dual meet at the Live Fit Sport & Wellness Center. Segar captured the all-around ...

No. 3 Red Bulls grapple to pair of victories

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MARSHALL — The Class AA No. 3-ranked Martin County Red Bulls continued their triangular-sweeping ways. Martin County won every match to build an 80-0 win over St. James Area, then earned a 47-15 win over Big South Conference rival the Marshall Tigers. Rylan Cutler started the dual with ...

BLC’s Geistfeld earns weekly basketball honor

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MANKATO — Hanna Geistfeld had to clear more space on her mantle after being named as the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference’s women’s basketball player of the week on Monday. The former perennial Sentinel All-Area basketball selection from Truman averaged a double-double of 22 points and ...

10U girls hockey coasts to 11-1 rout

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinal 10U girls hockey team coasted to an 11-1 triumph over New Ulm/Sleepy Eye last Saturday at Martin County Arena. Kylie Flanagan produced a game-best hat trick and distributed one assist to top Fairmont’s winning ways. Lauren Bettin and Maya Earhart ...

Eagles squeeze by Cardinals in BSC hockey clash, 4-2

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FAIRMONT — One minute and 36 seconds. Windom Area center Presley Dockter tallied half of the Eagles’ total goals during that miniscule amount of time bridging the second and third periods to double up the Fairmont Area Cardinals, 4-2, during Tuesday night’s Big South Conference hockey ...

Grathwohl sinks game-winner for Jaguars

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GRANADA — The Jaguars kept their composure through foul trouble. Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther held on for a 43-41 Valley Conference basketball win over the Nicollet/Loyola Raiders on Tuesday night in Granada. Although the Jaguars had two starters reach four fouls and ...

Cardinals hold off Saints, 68-59

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ST. JAMES — Fairmont’s offense spread the ball around, while St. James Area’s ran through one man. Three Cardinal players reached double-digit scoring to power Fairmont to a 68-59 Big South Conference win over the Saints on Monday in St. James. Hayden Jones was the lone Saint to reach ...

Eagles cage Cardinals, 7-3

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WINDOM — The Eagles took their second consecutive win against the Cardinals. Windom Area beat Fairmont Area 7-3 during Big South Conference hockey action Monday night in Windom. The Cardinals jumped ahead when Alec Reutzel used a double helper from Thomas Claeys and Kaiden Musser with ...

MCA floors St. Peter in gymnastics dual meet

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MANKATO — The Martin County Area Magic gymnasts produced their fifth consecutive dual-meet victory of the pandemic-modified season on Saturday. Sabrina Segar and Anna Bachenberg generated yet another 1-2 showing in the all-around competition, respectively, to power Martin County Area to a ...

No. 3 Red Bulls wrestle to non-league win over TCU

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MONTGOMERY — The Class AA No. 3-ranked Martin County Red Bulls generated five falls to help engineer a 45-26 non-league dual-meet wrestling victory over the Tri-City United Titans on Saturday in Montgomery. With Martin County trailing 10-0 heading into the 120-pound match, newly No. ...

Mavericks’ 2nd-half rally cages Jaguars

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SHERBURN — Martin County West’s net-snapping catalyst and defensive disruptor combined to offset Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain’s towering low-post power during the Valley Conference basketball rivals’ rematch Friday night. Zach Anderson erupted for 24 of his ...

Moeller making strides on track at SDSU

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BROOKINGS, South Dakota — Though he’s yet to compete in his first collegiate outdoor track & field season, former Fairmont High School running standout Andrew Moeller is setting personal records during the current indoor competition. Moeller is in his second indoor season with the ...

Windom Area hockey team throttles Fairmont Area, 16-2

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FAIRMONT — One hat trick, two playmakers and 11 points coming from players named Espenson. That combination added up to the Windom Area Eagles’ 16-2 Big South Conference hockey rout over the Fairmont Area Cardinals on Friday night at Martin County Arena in Fairmont. Power-play defense ...

Red Bulls pin losses on B.E. Area, Waseca

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FAIRMONT — The Red Bulls’ bench erupted as Blue Earth Area’s Adam Schavey took a 9-2 decision at 182 pounds. Class AA No. 3-ranked Martin County’s Gage Cyphers held off a pin and put the dual meet out of reach for the Class A No. 5-ranked Bucs on Thursday night in Fairmont. Oddly, the ...

MCA gymnasts hit season-high scoring mark

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FAIRMONT — An ice cream-inspired performance. Sabrina Segar, Anna Bachenberg and Hailee Schuett produced a respective 1-2-3 sweep in the all-around competition to power the Martin County Area Magic gymnasts to a season-high team total against the St. James Area Saints on Thursday ...

Matejka connects for five 3s, helps Mavericks muzzle Bulldogs

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JANESVILLE — Kari Matejka connected on five 3-pointers to power the Mavericks. Matejka totaled a game-best 19 points to power Martin County West to a 57-20 rout over the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs during Valley Conference basketball action Thursday night in Janesville. MCW’s ...

Pocahontas stuns North Union in regional hoops quarterfinal

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ARMSTRONG — Olivia Von Bank’s free throws with 2:03 remaining in regulation drew North Union even with Pocahontas on the scoreboard on Tuesday night. Cassie Beadle’s sideline steal during the Indians’ late delay and ensuing solo free throw later put the hometown Warriors up 40-39 with ...

Mavericks ground Blackhawks in Valley basketball clash

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SHERBURN — Mitch Weber sank 3s, while Tanner Sinn controlled the paint. Weber and Sinn each scored 24 points to lead the Martin County West Mavericks to a 70-59 Valley Conference basketball win over the Madelia Blackhawks on Tuesday night in Sherburn. Weber snapped the nets on six 3s out ...