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Fairmont tennis downs Worthington

FAIRMONT — Fairmont defeated Worthington 6-1 in a Big South Conference prep tennis meet Monday at Fairmont High School. Winning for Fairmont were No. 2 singles Tyler Slama (6-0, 6-3), No. 3 singles Sebastian Castro (6-2, 6-2) and No. 4 singles Wylee Frederickson (6-0, 6-0). Fairmont swept ...

Fairmont boys take 2nd at home meet Thursday

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont boys track and field team finished second at its home meet on Thursday, turning in a 132 to finish second behind Mankato East (217). In third for the boys was St. Peter (102), followed by Maple River (61) and New Ulm (42). Mankato East also won the girls side of ...

Cardinals battle back, defeat JCC in extra innings Thursday

JACKSON — The Fairmont Cardinals baseball team came back on Thursday to take down Jackson County Central 7-5 in a nonconference baseball game. Nate Soelter was 2 for 3 with a triple, a double, three runs scored, two RBIs and a pair of walks to lead the Cardinals at the plate, while Josh ...

Fairmont takes down TCU 11-4

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals softball team bounced back from a rough Thursday opener to earn their first win of the season on Friday, picking up an 11-4 nonconference win over Tri-City United. Brylee Miller got the complete-game win in the circle, striking out nine while allowing eight ...

Fairmont tennis team set for return

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont spring tennis program features a new head coach, and she’s definitely a familiar face to the Cardinal faithful who follow the sport in the fall. Laura Olsen, who has transformed the Fairmont girls lineup into a state qualifier and regular sectional contender, will ...

Cardinals’ trio back to the tee box

FAIRMONT — Fairmont “director of golf” Brad Haugen and boys golf coach Billy Brooks will depend on a youthful roster to rebuild the program with only three upperclassmen returning to the putting greens this spring. Mathew Cone, the only senior penciled in on the ledger, and junior ...