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Cardinals take two over Tigers

FAIRMONT — After a 16-inning loss two days prior, the Fairmont Cardinals softball team surprisingly showed no signs of fatigue on Thursday. With an 11-1, five-inning game and 12-4 second-game win, the Cardinals swept the Marshall Tigers for one of its best starts in program history ...

Cardinals, Bucs golf split wins in dual meet

ELMORE — The Fairmont Cardinals and Blue Earth Area Bucs split wins during Big South Conference golf play on Thursday at Minn-Iowa Golf Course. The Cardinals boys team edged out the Bucs, 163-164, while the Bucs girls beat the Cardinals, 204-213. Tanner DeWar posted a nine-hole medalist ...

Cardinals edge Saints

ST. PETER — The Fairmont Cardinals boys tennis team dual meet with the St. Peter Saints came down to the last match during Big South Conference action on Thursday. With a 3-all score, Thomas Klanderud and Aaron Hendricks provided the Cardinals with the game-winning match for a 4-3 win in ...

Eisenmenger-Fuentes tabbed Relays’ honorary referee

FAIRMONT — Diligent, compassionate, modest, athletic and intelligent. Legendary Fairmont cross country and track & field mentor Bob Bonk has utilized the above words to appropriately describe the 2017 Sentinel Relays’ honorary referee. Kathryn ‘Katy’ Eisenmenger-Fuentes, a ...

Fairmont throwers take aim at Relays gold

FAIRMONT — Since the beginning of the spring season, Fairmont Cardinals track & field head coach Bob Bonk has had high expectations for the throwing foursome of Theo Krumholz, Kade Fritz and brothers Walker Tordsen and Conner Tordsen. “It feels pretty good because in past years, it ...

Fairmont, MCW, Hutch look to 4-peat at 62nd Relays

FAIRMONT — Weather or not? That’s the perennial question pertaining to the running of the Sentinel Relays in Fairmont. Unlike the U.S. Postal Service’s creed, all of Mother Nature’s elements have prevented the completion of the longest-running prep track & field meet in outstate ...

Subbert’s versatility nets points for FHS

FAIRMONT — Fairmont junior Lizzy Subbert couldn’t help but to laugh when asked about her vertical. “It’s got a lot better since I was younger,” Subbert said. Competing in the high jump, triple jump and both sets of hurdles certainly helps with that. After winning the Cardinals’ ...

Saints outlast Cardinals in 16-inning softball clash

FAIRMONT — After being postponed twice due to inclement weather, the Fairmont Cardinal softball team is scheduled to play host to the Marshall Tigers in a 4:30 p.m. doubleheader on Thursday at Cardinal Park. St. Peter helped Fairmont get prepared for the upcoming twinbill as the visiting ...

Waseca golfers edge Fairmont via a tiebreaker

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals boys golf team’s dual meet with the Waseca Bluejays was met with bittersweet feelings. The Cardinals were happy to play in good weather and had four golfers shoot in the 40s. The team score resulted in a 179 tie with the Bluejays, who edged out the ...

Fairmont baseball upends St. Peter

ST. PETER — Fairmont right-hander Sam Schwieger fired a one-hit complete-game gem to guide the Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over the St. Peter Saints during Big South Conference baseball action Tuesday in St. Peter. Schwieger allowed two unearned runs on only one hit in seven innings of work ...

St. Peter boys tennis serves 6-1 loss to B.E. Area

WELLS — The St. Peter Saints tennis team swept doubles play to generate a 6-1 Big South Conference win over the Blue Earth Area Bucs on Tuesday. Spencer Petersen beat Liam Dixon, 6-1, 6-4, at the No. 3 singles spot for the Bucs’ lone win in in the meet. Saints’ No. 1 doubles partners ...

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Area sports postponed Near-freezing temperatures Monday, combined with an inch of rain over the weekend, forced the postponement of all area sporting events on Monday. The following games and/or meets have been rescheduled: • The Fairmont Cardinal boys golfers play host to Waseca at 4:15 ...

Fairmont golfers finish 5th at St. Peter Invite

ST. PETER — Carter Doose carded a 4-over par 73 to earn top individual medalist honors in guiding the host Saints to first-place honors during the seven-team St. Peter boys golf invitational on Friday. Doose connected for 10 pars to complement birdies on Nos. 2 and 14 to pace his 38-35 at ...

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Bauer 5th at Drake Relays DES MOINES, Iowa — North Union junior standout Riley Bauer captured fifth place in the high school boys 1,600-meter run at the Drake Relays track & field meet on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Bauer posted a time of 4 minutes, 22.7 seconds in the mile run. ...

Fairmont tracksters breeze to triangular sweep

JACKSON — Hayden Berhow swept the jumps and Lizzy Subbert took both hurdles crowns as the Fairmont Cardinals boys and girls track & field teams won Jackson County Central’s triangular on Thursday. The Cardinals girls generated 117 points, while the boys totaled 119 points. Martin ...

Cardinals softball outslugs Trojans

WORTHINGTON — Courtney Williams and Taylor Nuss each hammered home runs to help the Fairmont Cardinals outslug the Worthington Trojans, 11-8, during a Big South Conference softball clash on Friday in Worthington. Only 24 hours after perennial Big South powerhouse New Ulm halted Fairmont’s ...

MCW nets 1st, 2nd at triangular

SHERBURN — Martin County West Mavericks boys golfer Tristan Rabbe medaled to help the host Mavericks to a triangular win against Madelia and Truman/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Martin Luther on Friday at Fox Lake Golf Course. MCW’s Leah Amborn and the Blackhawks’ Taylor Tierney tied for ...

Cardinals senior aHead of pack

After five years as a varsity Fairmont Cardinals tennis player, Tyler Head knew his sixth and final season had to be different. “I think mentally, just realizing that this is my last year, I have to give it everything I’ve got. I think a couple of us on the team have realized that,” he ...

Trojans’ 4-run 6th trips FHS

FAIRMONT — Worthington ace left-hander Tucker Sorenson’s fastball, curveball and change-up, in conjunction with a game-time temperature of 40 degrees, cooled off Fairmont’s aluminum bats on Friday. Sorenson fired a three-hit complete-game gem, while cleanup hitter Easton Sauerbrei ...

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Grotte marks 45 during first week FAIRMONT — Colby Grotte topped Fairmont Area with shooting 49 out of 50 targets during the first week of Class 8A clay target action on Wednesday. Nickolas Segar, Matthew Kotewa and Tucker Bahr each shot 45s, and Bryan Grotte shot 44 targets. Jacob ...