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Jaguars hoopsters quiet Cyclones; St. Peter boys nip Fairmont

TRUMAN — Four Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther Jaguars reached double digits in the scoring column to defeat the St. Clair Cyclones, 74-59, during Valley Conference basketball action on Thursday. “We had really good team balance and really good bench help,” Jaguars head ...

Mankato West hockey ices Fairmont Area, 6-1

FAIRMONT — Mankato West center Courtney Bloemke fit the definition of a true playmaker during Thursday night’s nonconference hockey game in Fairmont. Bloemke collected a natural playmaker by distributing three consecutive assists during the middle period before scoring a goal to highlight ...

Martin Co. Area gymnasts beam by Waseca

WASECA — Bryanna Peterson, Sabrina Segar and Maiya Dietz combined to garner three of the top four all-around spots to power the Martin County Area Magic to a 133.15-129.7 victory over the Waseca Bluejays during East Division gymnastics action in the Big South Conference on Thursday night in ...

Blue Earth Area wrestlers pin loss on New Ulm

BLUE EARTH — The Class A, No. 12-ranked Blue Earth Area Bucs wrestling lineup combined six falls with three received forfeits to trample the New Ulm Eagles, 57-16, during a Big South Conference wrestling dual meet on Thursday night in Blue Earth. Davis Sunken, Max Ehrich and Caden ...

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Warriors edge Broncos, 46-44 ARMSTRONG — The North Union Warriors basketball team edged the Belmond Broncos, 46-44, during Top of Iowa Conference action Tuesday night. North Union (2-4) travels to Bishop Garrigan in Algona, Iowa, on Friday night. Mavericks cage Eagles with win TRIMONT ...

Steuber posts 100th win as Red Bulls sweep 3

MADELIA — The Class AA, No. 12-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls stampeded their way to three wide-margin dual-meet victories during a wrestling quadrangular on Tuesday night in Madelia. The Red Bulls produced five falls to pace a 52-18 opening triumph over Redwood River Valley, ...

Fairmont Cardinals board by Belle Plaine

FAIRMONT — Don Waletich took one glance at his basketball lineup’s boxscore and grinned — balanced numbers in points, rebounds, assists and steals across the sheet. Junior post player Claire Cutler produced a double-double of 15 points and a game-best 10 rebounds, while teammate Alli ...

Jaguars topple Blue Earth Area in overtime

BLUE EARTH — Last year, Hanna Geistfeld marked a career-high of 30 points for the Martin Luther Knights in a loss to Fairmont during nonconference basketball action. One season later, Martin Luther combined with Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman to form the Jaguars and Geistfeld set a new ...

New Ulm coasts by Fairmont Area Cardinals

NEW ULM — Ally Steffensmeier and Ali Beltz each scored two goals in the New Ulm Eagles’ 9-0 shutout win over the Fairmont Area Cardinals during Big South Conference girls hockey action on Tuesday night. Steffensmeier scored the Eagles’ first goal with 6:36 to go in the opening ...

Blue Earth Area wrestlers go 2-2 at Wolfpack Invite

COTTAGE GROVE — The Class A, No. 12-ranked Blue Earth Area Bucs wrestling team pocketed two wins and two losses during the Wolfpack Invite on Saturday in Cottage Grove. Bucs 113-pounder Max Ehrich won all four of his matches, while Wyatt Tungland, Caden Ochsendorf, Cole Klinkner, Zach ...

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Fairmont 12U wins 3 at own tourney FAIRMONT — The Boekett Building Supply of Fairmont 12U hockey team went 3-1 in the Fairmont 12U tournament over the weekend. Fairmont took an 11-2 win over Redwood Falls on Friday. Emily Sokoloski and Alexis Newville both provided Fairmont with two ...

Wrightson tops MCW’s hoops victory over Luverne

TRIMONT — Martin County West guard Hunter Wrightson delivered a game-best 15-point performance to power the Mavericks to a 52-27 triumph over the Luverne Cardinals during nonconference basketball action Saturday in Trimont. Wrightson connected on 2 of 3 shots from 3-point range and sank all ...

Blades too sharp for Cardinals hockey

FAIRMONT — Breckenridge-Wahpeton forward Jase Jensen took a liking to the ice at Martin County Arena on Saturday. Jensen carved out a hat trick and a pair of assists to power the visiting Blades from North Dakota to a 7-4 non-league hockey victory over the Fairmont Area Cardinals. Jensen ...

Cardinals stave off Bucs hoopsters by 1

FAIRMONT — Fairmont utilized full-court defensive pressure to trigger its comeback bid against rival Blue Earth Area during Big South Conference basketball action Friday night at Cardinal Gym. The hometown Cardinals held the Bucs scoreless for a 9-minute span early in the second half to ...

Fairmont cagers’ 2nd half topples Blue Earth Area

FAIRMONT — Lucas Denney was the Fairmont Cardinals’ key to success against the Blue Earth Area Bucs. Denney scored a co-game-high 14 points in the Cardinals’ 54-41 win over the Bucs during Big South Conference boys basketball action on Friday night. “I thought Lucas Denney’s minutes ...

No. 12 Blue Earth Area wrestlers cap triangular sweep

LAKE MILLS, Iowa — The Class A, No. 12-ranked Blue Earth Area Bucs took a 43-24 non-league wrestling win over the Lake Mills Bulldogs during the latter portion of the Bulldogs’ triangular on Thursday night in Lake Mills, Iowa. Caiden Jones and Tyler Helgeson provided the Bulldogs with ...

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7th-graders net 2-1 hoops mark FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals defeated the Blue Earth Area Bucs, 49-37, during seventh-grade boys basketball action Monday. Zach Jorgensen scored 23 points to top the Cardinals’ winning ways, Jacob Crissinger delivered 18 points, while Jake Harris ...

Bluejays shut out Cardinals in hockey clash

FAIRMONT — The Waseca Bluejays’ scoring started and ended with junior forward Andrew Weller as the team shut out the Fairmont Area Cardinals, 6-0, during Big South Conference boys hockey action on Thursday night. Weller got the Bluejays’ first goal with assists from TJ Sommers and Simon ...

St. James cagers double up MCW

SHERBURN — St. James Area senior teammates Sandin Skow and Brady Stevens have been compiling impressive scoring and rebounding statistics for the last three seasons. Add sophomore guards Parker Jones and Kobe Mohwinkel, along with senior forward Lucas Fredin, to the mix and Saints head ...

No. 12 Blue Earth Area grapplers down Maple River

LAKE MILLS, Iowa — Davis Sunken and Jesus Quintero pinned their opponents to help the Class A No. 12-ranked Blue Earth Area Bucs wrestling team to a 40-24 win over the Maple River Eagles during the Lake Mills triangular on Thursday night. Sunken pinned Ethan Evenson in 5:49 at 106 pounds, ...