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North Union tracksters to open Iowa Class 1A state meet

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ARMSTRONG — The high jump pit at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, has become a second spring home to North Union High School senior standout Sam Nielsen. Nielsen, who qualified for the Iowa Class 1A state track & field meet’s vertical field event for the third time in the last four ...

Madelia baseball slides by Mavericks

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MADELIA — Dylan Grev pitched a complete game, in addition to producing one hit and two RBIs, to guide the Madelia Blackhawks to a 6-1 victory over the Martin County West Mavericks during a rescheduled non-league baseball contest on Wednesday night in Madelia. Grev allowed one unearned run ...

Fairmont tracksters sweep quad

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FAIRMONT — The host Fairmont Cardinals boys and girls track and field teams won their quad meet Tuesday, running away from the field. The Cardinals’ boys won with 137.5 points, followed by New Ulm with 40, St. James Area with 39 and Blue Earth Area with 26.5 Fairmont won 13 events, ...

Rahm, Janssen fire no-hitter in Fairmont softball’s 15-1 rout

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FAIRMONT — Cassidy Schultz pounded out three hits, including a pair of doubles, and generated a game-best four RBIs to trigger the Fairmont softball batting order’s landslide of runs against Waseca during Tuesday’s game at Cardinal Park. Ironically, Cardinal starting pitcher Nevaeh Rahm ...

Cardinals cage Tigers in tennis dual, 4-3

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FAIRMONT — In the words of a 1977 song by Meat Loaf, “two out of three ain’t bad.” The Fairmont Cardinals tennis lineup appears to be peaking at the most advantageous juncture of the spring season, posting a 4-3 nonconference victory over the Stewartville Tigers during dual-meet ...

Fairmont girls golfers capture East crown

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MORTON — After the points earned from Monday’s Big South Conference tournaments were added to regular-season divisional event totals, four Fairmont girls golfers earned all-league honors to guide the Cardinals to the East Division championship and runner-up accolades to host Redwood Valley ...