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Jags’ Shoen sets national record

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TRUMAN - Run, Derek, run. Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman junior running back Derek Shoen ran his way into history after recording 629 all-purpose yards in the Jaguars' Week 8 game against Madelia on Oct. 19 in Truman.Shoen had 576 rushing yards on 41 carries, 30 receiving yards and 23 return ...

Cardinals run to 2A title, state bid

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MONTGOMERY - For a second consecutive year, the Class A No. 2-ranked Fairmont Cardinals girls team won the Section 2A cross country meet on Thursday, earning the team a trip to the Class A state meet.Martin County West/Martin Luther Maverick runner Marissa Whitehead crossed the finish line ...

BEA edges NRHEG in sub-section opener

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BLUE EARTH - Quick-reflex defense, combined with the power of positive thinking, propelled No. 3-seeded Blue Earth Area to an incredible volleyball comeback during Thursday night's playoff match.The Bucs rallied from a 2-1 game deficit to scratch the No. 6-seeded New ...

St. Peter downs Fairmont; Panthers claw Warriors

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ST. PETER - The No. 2-seeded St. Peter Saints rallied from an opening-game loss to down the No. 7-seeded Fairmont Cardinals, 25-27, 25-17, 25-7, 25-19, during Section 2AA, South Sub-Section quarterfinal volleyball action Thursday night in St. Peter.St. Peter (19-7) advances to face No. 3-seeded ...

BEA runs over LCWM in 2AA tilt

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BLUE EARTH - It took two days, but the No. 4-seeded Blue Earth Area Bucs football team completed its 26-7 win over the No. 5-seeded Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Knights during the Section 2AA quarterfinals Wednesday in Blue Earth.The two teams began playing the game Tuesday, and were in a ...

Warriors ground Hawks

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EMMETSBURG, Iowa - Kate Anderson produced stellar all-around numbers to help guide the North Union Warriors to a 3-1 victory over the Emmetsburg E'Hawks during Iowa Class 2A, Region 3 quarterfinal volleyball action Monday night in Emmetsburg, Iowa.Kate Anderson distributed a team-best 26 set ...

BEA-LCWM suspended; Jags, Mavs exit

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BLUE EARTH - The No. 4-seeded Blue Earth Area Bucs led the No. 5-seeded Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Knights 6-0 with 2:12 remaining in the first quarter of Tuesday's sectional football clash when the game was suspended due to inclement weather.Blue Earth Area (5-3) and LCWM (3-5) will ...

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JV grid lineup falls to WasecaFAIRMONT - The Waseca Bluejays posted a 22-12 victory over the Fairmont Cardinals during the final game of the junior varsity football season on Monday in Waseca.Wyatt Quiring returned a kickoff 82 yards to account for Fairmont's only points of the first ...

Knights upend Jags in play-in tilt

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TRUMAN - The No. 11-seeded Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Knights left the No. 6-seeded Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars stunned on Monday night in Truman.The Knights forced a fifth game to beat the Jaguars, 9-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22, 15-10, during the Section 2A, South ...

Down the Line

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Section 3AAA grid kickoffs changeFAIRMONT - The kickoff times for both Section 3AAA football semifinals on Saturday have been changed to 3 p.m.The No. 2-seeded Fairmont Cardinals will play host to the winner between No. 3-seeded Luverne and No. 6-seeded St. Peter at Mahoney Field.No. 1-seeded ...

BEA places fourth at Invitational

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ROCHESTER - The Blue Earth Area Bucs went 2-2 and placed fourth in the Rochester Century Invite on Friday and Saturday in Rochester.Blue Earth Area (18-10, 7-3 Big South) beat Minneapolis-Patrick Henry, 25-13, 25-8 in their first match Friday. Alissa Norman provided the team with 12 assists and ...

Jaguars’ Brummond digs her role

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TRUMAN - In his 20 years of coaching, Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars head volleyball coach Paul Steinhaus has had only two players reach 1,000 career digs. Senior libero Alexis Brummond is now a part of that group."I didn't really know that was a thing, at first until ...

Pedersen’s FG propels NU to win

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ARMSTRONG - Trent Pedersen had scored all of the North Union Warriors football team's touchdowns, but the team still trailed the Sioux Central Rebels late in the fourth quarter Friday night in Armstrong.With 1:09 left in the game, Pedersen knocked in the eventual game-winning field goal, and ...

FHS garners bye with No. 2 seed

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FAIRMONT - For a second consecutive year, the Jackson County Central Huskies and the Fairmont Cardinals earned the respective No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the Section 3AAA football playoffs.No. 2 state-ranked Jackson County Central (8-0) and No. 5-rated Fairmont (6-2) merited opening-round ...

BEA staying home; Jags, Mavs on road

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FAIRMONT - After starting the season 1-3, the Blue Earth Area Bucs football team won its final four games to end the regular season with a 5-3 record, including a 26-20 win at Pipestone Area on Wednesday.Senior quarterback Logan Jahnke completed 13 of 18 passes for 180 yards and three ...

Bauer runs to district title, earns state bid

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HOLSTEIN, Iowa - Three in a row.North Union junior Riley Bauer defended his Iowa Class 1A, District 2 individual cross country crown by crossing the finish line first at Ridge View Golf Course in Holstein, Iowa, on Thursday.The No. 4-ranked Bauer earned his third consecutive state cross country ...

B.E. Area rallies by Pipestone

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PIPESTONE - The Blue Earth Area Bucs pulled off the come-from-behind victory over the Pipestone Area Arrows, 26-21, during South Central White District football action Wednesday night.Trailing 21-20, running back Zach Buseman scored on a 12-yard run with 5:46 left in regulation to give the Bucs ...

Waseca outlasts Fairmont, 26-22

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FAIRMONT - The end result of Wednesday night's prep gridiron classic clash of ranked teams was officially determined with only mere seconds showing on the Mahoney Field scoreboard.Newly-converted Fairmont wide receiver Hunter Cox caught a 21-yard pass from quarterback Nate Kallenbach to convert ...

Shoen’s 570 yards to top Jags’ win

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TRUMAN - In 1995, Rapper Tupac had an album titled "Me Against the World," and that's exactly the mentality the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars football team had on Wednesday night.Derek Shoen rushed for a state-record 570 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Jaguars to a 50-42 9-Man ...

Volleyball pairings in place

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The pieces to the Minnesota prep volleyball playoff puzzle were snapped into place on Wednesday, creating numerous rematches during next week's first- round sectional action.The Blue Earth Area Bucs earned the No. 3 seed in the Section 2AA, South Sub-Section tournament, while Big South ...