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Truman legion baseball edges Alden

TRUMAN — Truman American Legion Post 115’s pitching trio of starter Cayden Fischer and relievers Zach Wolter and Owen Wolter combined to hold the Alden Post 404 batting order in check Thursday night. Fischer and the Wolter brothers amassed a total of 10 strikeouts and limited Alden to ...

Martins hammer Adrian, 13-4

FAIRMONT — Ethan Hurn made a run at the cycle, Matt Lytle notched his first win of the amateur baseball season and Sam Schwieger hurled three shutout innings of relief for the Fairmont Martins on Wednesday night. Hurn went 3-for-4 with a double and a triple en route to producing a ...

Beadle sparks North Union softball’s 6-3 triumph

SWEA CITY — The North Union Warriors softball lineup posted its second consecutive victory in as many days on the Iowa prep diamond in Swea City. Cassie Beadle delivered a perfect 4-for-4 performance from the batter’s box to help North Union double the score on Garner-Hayfield/Ventura, ...

GOLF

2019 INTERLAKEN GOLF CLUB Member/Guest Invite — Match Play Points (June 22-23) 1st Flight: 1. Kevin Pfingsten & Matt Pfingsten 32; 2. Ryan Stevens & Steven Geiger 28.5; 3. Tristan Rabbe & Thomas Havnen 25; 4. Rick Thate & Denver Diersen 24.5; 5. Michael Martinson & Brad ...

Warriors’ softball team corrals Bison, 13-3

SWEA CITY — North Union senior shortstop Maddie Rolling tore both the ACL and meniscus in her left knee during the early stages of her junior season of volleyball in the fall of 2017. After more than 20 months of grueling rehab, Rolling’s powerful swing on the Iowa prep softball diamond ...

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FHS football to hold golf event FAIRMONT — The 9th annual Fairmont Football Golf Open Tournament and Silent Auction will tee off Friday, Aug. 9, at Interlaken Golf Course. Players can register at noon that day, followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start. A dinner will follow the round of golf at 6 ...

Hamline’s Geistfeld chosen to USA basketball team

ST. PAUL — Hamline University forward Reilly Geistfeld has been selected to play for the Division 3 Team USA women’s basketball squad this summer in Brazil. Geistfeld will be one of two Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference players on the elite amateur lineup. The former Martin ...

New Ulm legion zips Fairmont; Newman edges North Union softball

NEW ULM — New Ulm Gold pitcher Aaron Portner got his run support early on Monday night and used it to coast to a 6-0 shutout victory over Fairmont Post 36 during American Legion baseball action at Mueller Park. After Gold struck for three runs in the second inning, Portner retired the next ...

Fairmont 14U girls softball team qualifies for nationals

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont 14U girls softball team rallied for a pair of comeback wins Saturday to capture the St. James Area tournament. By winning the tournament championship, Fairmont qualified for the Northern Nationals later this summer. Ahead 5-4 in a back-and-forth finale, Ashley ...

Martins outslug Bulls, 9-7

JACKSON — Spencer Chirpich produced a game-high five hits, including a pivotal RBI double in the top of the ninth inning, to help guide the Fairmont Martins to a 9-7 victory over the Jackson Bulls during Sunday afternoon amateur baseball action at Wacker Field. Knotted at 7-all after eight ...

Fairmont legion baseball splits doubleheader

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont American Legion Post 36 baseball team split a doubleheader with Le Sueur-Henderson on Saturday in Le Sueur. Dalen Keltgen and Jordan Wolter each produced three hits to help power Fairmont to a 13-2 run-rule rout of LSH in a six-inning opener. LSH, however, bounced ...

Legred to play in All-Star series

Joe Mauer, Glen Perkins, Kent Hrbek, Karson Legred. The first three represented their region in the Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series after they graduated from high school. Legred has been chosen to represent southern Minnesota on the South All-Star team this year. “I just ...

Fairmont Area places 9th at state clay target meet

PRIOR LAKE — Back-to-back 100-target rounds of 99. Not a bad day’s work of double-duty shooting by Fairmont Area’s Jacob Bocock during both the team portion and individual competition of the Minnesota State High School League’s clay target state meet Friday at the Minneapolis Gun ...

U15 girls soccer team wins 3 of 4 contests

FAIRMONT — The Associate Optometry U15 girls soccer team of Fairmont netted wins in three out of its last four games during recent Fairmont Soccer Association spring/summer traveling league action. Anna Utermarck generated a pair of goals and one assist to help Fairmont squeeze out a 3-2 ...

14U softball pockets 4 of 6 games

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont 14U softball team won four of six games during three doubleheaders throughout the week. Fairmont split two games with St. James on Monday. St. James won the first matchup 7-6, while Fairmont took the second game 9-1. Nevaeh Rahm had two doubles and a single during ...

WBE legion baseball swipes shortened game, 8-0

BLUE EARTH — The Winnebago/Blue Earth American Legion Posts 82/89 baseball team stole so many bases Thursday night, it should have been charged with grand larceny. Winnebago/Blue Earth beat Minnesota Lake Post 287, 8-0, in game shortened to 5 1/2 innings due to lightning in Blue ...

Fairmont Area earns state clay target team bid

FAIRMONT — Taking aim at a double-double. The Fairmont Area trapshooters clinched the Class 9A conference championship Tuesday while simultaneously earning a state team bid during the Minnesota State High School Target League Trapshooting Championship meet in Alexandria. Four of Fairmont ...

Moeller, Hernes tabbed track & field MVPs

FAIRMONT — Andrew Moeller and Ellie Hernes were announced as the most valuable tracksters for the Fairmont Cardinals’ 2019 track & field campaign. Seven Cardinal individuals earned all-state honors by placing in the top nine at the state meet. Dylan Kennedy earned all-state honors ...

Williamson, Becker start seasons at same venue

FAIRMONT — Together again. Former Martin County West pitcher Brandon Williamson and former Fairmont second baseman Luke Becker made their 2019 Northwest League debuts in a three-game series between their respective minor league teams on Friday night. Williamson, who signed a $925,000 ...

Martins post win over Tracy, fall to Milroy in split twinbill

FAIRMONT — A split diamond doubleheader produced split results. The Fairmont Martins derailed the Tracy Engineers by a 3-1 decision during Sunday’s opening amateur baseball game in Northrop before the Milroy Irish had a bit of luck in edging the Martins, 6-5, during Game 2 at Herb Wolf ...