Faribault legion baseball ends Fairmont’s season at sub-state

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ESSIG — One big inning sank Post 36. Faribault American Legion Post 43 beat Fairmont, 6-4, during elimination-bracket action in the Division I, Sub-State 2 baseball tournament Thursday in Essig. With the win, Faribault moved on to play Mankato National, which lost the first game of the ...

Earlham edges North Union in state softball quarterfinals

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FORT DODGE, Iowa — No. 5-seeded North Union’s high-octane batting order produced a dozen hits in Monday’s state softball opener, but No. 4-seeded Earlham’s “small-ball” skills proved the difference at Harlan Rogers Sports Complex. Katie Janssen, Allison Beatty and Morgan Mineart ...

Fairmont 16-18 softball team places 4th at league tournament

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NORTH MANKATO — The Fairmont 16-18 girls fastpitch softball team compiled a 4-2 record to capture fourth place in the 16-team Southern Star League tournament over the weekend at Caswell Park. Fairmont opened Saturday’s diamond action by engineering a 15-0, three-inning run-rule triumph ...

WBE baseball coasts into sub-state legion final

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WABASSO — Luverne American Legion Post 123 put Winnebago/Blue Earth in an early deficit, but the Post 82/89 team refused to believe it wouldn’t win. WBE (16-1) took a 9-5 win over Luverne on Saturday night in Wabasso to advance to the Minnesota Division II, Southwest Sub-State ...