Musser commits to D-I hockey program

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FAIRMONT — Carsen Musser is ready for the next chapter of his life — college. The former Fairmont Area Cardinal goalie and top-notch juniors player recently committed to play between the pipes for NCAA Division I program Colorado College. Head coach Kris Mayotte just finished his second ...

Loyola edges MCW for South Sub-Section crown, 33-32

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ST. PETER — Skyler Hill-Koenen’s entry in the Mankato Loyola boxscore does not reflect his last-second heroic play in Monday night’s Section 2A, South Sub-Section basketball championship game at Lund Arena. The 6-foot-3 junior forward tipped away Martin County West’s entry pass along ...

Augsburg’s Lange grapples to NCAA gold medal

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SHERBURN – The local girl used a dramatic comeback to play the role of the heroine. Martin County West High School graduate Katie Lange earned her first individual championship and helped the Augsburg University women’s wrestling team earn a fifth-place finish at the National Collegiate ...

No. 5-ranked Maple River ends B.E. Area’s hoops season

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MANKATO — The Maple River Eagles showed everyone why they are the No. 5 team in the Class AA boys basketball rankings and the No. 1 seed in the Section 2AA, South Sub-Section playoffs. The Eagles’ inside-outside game overwhelmed the No. 4-seeded Blue Earth Area Bucs 60-36 in a sub-section ...

Fairmont 12U hockey nets 1st-ever state bid

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FAIRMONT — History in the making. Fairmont’s 12U girls hockey team earned the program’s first-ever trip to the state tournament by capturing runner-up honors during last weekend’s regional event in Worthington. Fairmont (33-6-1) opens the Minnesota Hockey 12U B State Tournament ...