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Jaguars, Mavericks post basketball wins

ST PETER — The Class AA No. 2-ranked Martin County Red Bulls collected six pins on their way to a 58-9 Big South Conference wrestling win over the St. Peter Saints on Thursday night in St. Peter. Cooper Steuber got the Red Bulls’ scoring started during the dual in St. Peter. Steuber took ...

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Squirt B teams play in tourney FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Squirt B Red and White teams sponsored by Connie Krahmer played in the Ruckus on the Rum tournament on Jan. 4 and 5 in Cambridge. Fairmont Red started the tournament with a 12-1 loss against Cambridge Isanti B1 on Jan. 4. Preston ...

Cardinals’ girls basketball outlasts Huskies’ system, 67-64

FAIRMONT — Sara Junkermeier and her Fairmont girls basketball coaching staff adapted their own version of the Grinnell System to fend off Jackson County Central’s modified five-in, five-out rotation Tuesday night at Cardinal Gym. Cadence Becker produced a double-double performance of 18 ...

Luverne girls hockey slips by Fairmont Area, 4-1

FAIRMONT — Freshman Kamryn Van Batavia put Luverne ahead, and kept it there. Van Batavia knotched a first-period hat trick, then scored again in the second period of a 4-1 Luverne win over Fairmont Area in a Big South Conference girls hockey clash Tuesday night in Fairmont. Van Batavia ...

Luverne boys hockey zips Fairmont Area

FAIRMONT — Colby Crabtree and Tyler Roberts scored two goals apiece to pace Luverne to an 8-0 Big South Conference boys hockey win over Fairmont Area on Tuesday night at Martin County Arena. Crabtree scored once in the first period and once in the second, while Roberts connected for a goal ...

Voss tops JCC boys hoops’ win over Fairmont

JACKSON — Rudy Voss scored a game-best 23 points, while three Huskies teammates also reached double digits to help Jackson County Central edge the Fairmont Cardinals, 68-64, in a Big South Conference basketball clash Tuesday night in Jackson. Andrew Hesebeck scored 16 points, Dominic ...

Mavericks win 6th consecutive basketball game

MADELIA — The Martin County West boys basketball team netted its sixth consecutive victory, but the Madelia Blackhawks made the visiting Mavericks work for every point, every rebound and every assist on Monday night. Wyatt Geistfeld, who produced a double-double performance of 17 points and ...

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Fairmont ‘C’ hoopsters post victory FAIRMONT — Abby Cihoski produced 14 points, grabbed eight rebounds and pocketed four steals to guide the Fairmont Cardinals to a 36-20 victory over Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther in a C-squad basketball game Monday. Anna Ehlert ...

Fairmont girls basketball wins 3rd in a row

NEW RICHLAND — Three consecutive victories. Post player Brittney Mosloski netted a game-best 19 points to pace a balanced scoring attack to power the Fairmont Cardinals to an 80-49 victory over the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva Panthers during basketball action Saturday night in ...

No. 3 Red Bulls earn runner-up honors at TCU Invite

MONTGOMERY — The Class AA No. 3-ranked Martin County Red Bulls wrestling lineup produced seven individual champions on Saturday, but finished 11 points behind Class AAA No. 5-ranked New Prague during the Tri-City United Invitational in Montgomery. No. 2-ranked 120-pounder Lucas Jagodzinske, ...

Fairmont Area hockey’s late rally falls short

REDWOOD FALLS — Alec Reutzel produced two goals and assisted Evan Carlson’s goal during Fairmont Area’s three-goal third-period comeback, but Redwood Valley held on for a 6-5 Big South Conference hockey victory Saturday in Redwood Falls. Trailing 4-2, Reutzel delivered a pass to ...

Geistfeld finishes 2019 in grand fashion

Wyatt Geistfeld finished a calendar year of athletic success by reaching a grand milestone. On Dec. 17 in a matchup with the Fairmont Cardinals, the Martin County West senior standout scored the 1,000th point in his varsity basketball career. Near the end of the first half, Geistfeld ...

Fairmont’s defense shuts down Blue Earth Area hoopsters, 50-24

FAIRMONT — A 30-minute premature tip-off — created by no B-squad game — seemed to get both Fairmont and Blue Earth Area out of synchronization during Friday night’s Big South Conference girls basketball clash at Cardinal Gym. Despite the two rivals combining to open the game 0-for-19 ...

No. 4 Bucs wrestlers flatten Knights, 52-15

BLUE EARTH — The return of both Class A No. 4-ranked 152-pounder Koby Nagel and No. 5-ranked 160-pounder Max Ehrich helped power the No. 4-ranked Blue Earth Area Buc wrestling team past the Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Area Knights on Friday night in Blue Earth. Both Nagel and Ehrich ...

Martin Co. West hoopsters dunk Edgerton

SHERBURN — Martin County West pocketed 21 steals to take a 67-55 win over Edgerton in Sherburn on Thursday night. The Flying Dutchmen stormed out to an early 12-4 lead, but with only one sub on the bench, their early energy fell flat late in the first half. The Mavericks tied the game at ...

Maverick reserves prove clutch in 31-point hoops victory

SHERBURN — Kari Matejka, Rubi Reyes, Gabby Lange, Emily Anderson and Katie Lange came off Martin County West’s bench Thursday night to help the Maverick hoopsters shake off the holiday rust. Matejka scorched the Sherburn nylon cords for a game-best 22 points on 9-for-15 sharpshooting — ...

Fairmont Area hockey splits pair with Windom Area

WINDOM — The Fairmont Area Cardinal girls hockey team started off 2020 with a 3-1 Big South Conference triumph over the Windom Area Eagles on Thursday night in Windom. The Cardinals scored once in each period to secure the two-goal margin of victory. Toria Robillard used a double assist ...

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Fairmont game to be reslated MANKATO — The Fairmont Cardinal boys basketball team’s third-place Kwik Trip Holiday Invitational game against St. Clair on Monday night was postponed due to inclement weather. Tentatively, the game will be rescheduled on an open date in ...

SCL downs FHS in BLC semifinal; MCW wins NYA crown

MANKATO — Zach Longueville made six 3-pointers to pace a game-high 22-point performance to guide the St. Croix Lutheran Crusaders to a 60-42 victory over the Fairmont Cardinals in the semifinals of the Kwik Trip Holiday basketball tournament on Saturday night on the Bethany Lutheran College ...

Rohman tabbed Rumble’s top wrestler; Red Bulls place 8th

FARGO, N.D. — Jaxson Rohman achieved a prep wrestling rarity Saturday — even by the 2018 Class AA individual state champion and four-time state medalist’s lofty standards. Rohman, who recently surpassed former Martin County Red Bull standout Collin Steuber as the program’s all-time ...