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No. 5 Cardinals floor No. 1 Titans

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FAIRMONT - No. 5-ranked Fairmont made a strong bid Friday night to climb this upcoming week's Minnesota Associated Press Class 3A football rankings.Fairmont's defense utilized six quarterback sacks, one interception and a fumble recovery to limit top-rated Tri-City United to only 77 total yards ...

No. 3 Clippers sail past Jaguars

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GRANADA - Cleveland Clippers co-head coach Kyle Atherton remembers a time when his team was on the receiving end of a high-scoring shutout loss. But on Friday night, the 9-Man, No. 3-ranked Clippers were the ones to come out with a 76-0 South West District win over the Granada-Huntley-East ...

Neon Orange soccer collects 2 summer wins

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FAIRMONT - McKenna Benck completed a hat trick to lead Fairmont Body Shop Neon Orange over D&S Trophies Lime Green, 6-1, on Aug. 15.Olivia Mattson, Brylee Miller and Avery Sanders netted a goal each in the win, while Keira Benck chipped in an assist.Ari Melsha had Lime Green's only ...

Crusaders topple Mavericks in 5

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TRIMONT - The Mankato Loyola Crusaders rallied from a 2-1 game deficit to extend the volleyball match against the Martin County West Mavericks.The Crusaders then built a lead in the fifth game that the Mavericks couldn't recover from, allowing the Crusaders a 25-16, 16-25, 27-29, 25-17, 15-6 ...

FHS falls; Bucs, Jags post wins

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ST. PETER - The St. Peter Saints swept the Fairmont Cardinals in three consecutive games during Big South Conference volleyball action Thursday night in St. Peter.St. Peter captured decisions of 25-16, 25-22, 25-22.Courtney Williams paced Fairmont's offensive attack by drilling six kills, while ...

Down the Line

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Area sports postponed, cancelledFAIRMONT - Six area high school sporting events were either postponed or cancelled Thursday due to heavy rains and thunderstorms. The Fairmont Area Cardinals girls soccer team's game at Waseca has been postponed, and will be rescheduled at a later date. The ...

No. 5 Fairmont to play host to No. 1 TCU

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FAIRMONT - When Fairmont mentor Mat Mahoney's Cardinals play host to Tri-City United head coach Ken Helland's Titans in Friday night's home football opener at Mahoney Field, it literally will be a clash of prep titans.Fairmont (2-0) climbed two spots to the No. 5 spot in this week's Minnesota ...

Down the Line

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Hockey registration available onlineFAIRMONT - Area players can register for the 2016-17 Fairmont Hockey Association season online at: fairmont.pucksystems2.com.Click the red 'register now' button to access all of the association's information pertaining to the upcoming season.The deadline is ...

Maverick volleyball lineup collars Bulldogs

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JANESVILLE - The Martin County West Mavericks swept a three-game match from the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs during Valley Conference volleyball action Tuesday night in Janesville.The Mavericks jumped out to win the first game by a 25-13 decision before leashing the Bulldogs in Game 2 ...

Anderson, Becker fuel Cards’ win

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FAIRMONT - Four different Fairmont Area netted goals in the Cardinals' 6-4 win over the Mankato Loyola Crusaders during Big South Conference soccer action Tuesday at Kot Soccer Complex."My hat's off to them for staying positive and focused out there during the game with all the calls and how ...

Hmielewski roars Tigers past Cardinals

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FAIRMONT - Marshall mentor Dan Westby and his Tiger spikers certainly are no strangers to qualifying for the Minnesota State High School League's state volleyball tournament.In fact, the Marshall volleyball program has advanced to the Twin Cities for the final event of the season 26 times, ...

New Ulm tennis team posts Big South win over Fairmont

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FAIRMONT - Fairmont third singles netter Sydney Hainy rallied for a three-set victory to prevent the Cardinals from being shut out at the rackets of the New Ulm Eagles on Tuesday in Fairmont.New Ulm swept the doubles bracket in straight sets to pace a 6-1 Big South Conference tennis triumph ...

B.E. Area edges Luverne, 4-3

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BLUE EARTH - The Blue Earth Area Bucs and Luverne Cardinals tennis teams each had three match wins, leaving the meet's outcome to the third doubles teams.Carissa Engesser and Athena Thompson beat Mela Jarchow and Ainslie Robinson, 6-1, 6-2, to give the Bucs a 4-3 Big South Conference dual-meet ...

Fairmont spikes Waseca

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WASECA - Bailee Swanson produced 10 kills, 10 set assists and 13 digs to help propel the Fairmont Cardinals to a 25-19, 20-25, 25-20, 25-18 Big South Conference volleyball victory over the Waseca Bluejays on Monday night in Waseca.Courtney Williams pounded out 11 kills to complement seven digs ...

Tigers eke out OT win over Cardinals

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ALBERT LEA - Rachel Rehnelt scored on a penalty kick with 1:09 left in the first overtime to squeeze the Albert Lea Tigers by the Fairmont Area Cardinals, 2-1, in soccer action Monday in Albert Lea.Trailing 1-0, Fairmont Area's Abby DeWitt forced OT by converting Lindsey Miles' assist into the ...

No. 4 St. James Area tennis lineup aces Fairmont

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ST. JAMES - The Class A, No. 4-ranked St. James Area Saints posted a 7-0 Big South Conference dual tennis meet victory over the Fairmont Cardinals on Monday in St. James.Ashley Frederickson, who shares the No. 10 spot in the Class A individual state rankings, produced a 6-1, 6-2 victory over ...

ETC.

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Fairmont JV gridders winFAIRMONT - Daniel Reiter caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from Alex Kotewa in the fourth quarter to propel Fairmont to a 22-14 victory over Jordan during junior varsity football action Monday night in Fairmont.Reiter also grabbed the ensuing 2-point conversion pass from ...

DeWitt ignites Cardinals’ rout

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FAIRMONT - Fairmont Area sophomore forward Abby DeWitt rewrote a page in the Cardinal girls soccer record books on Saturday.DeWitt generated the 11-year program's single-game goal-scoring mark by finding the net five times to complement one assist to power Fairmont Area to a 7-2 nonconference ...

Fairmont spikers pocket invite championship

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SLEEPY EYE - Tournament champions.Fairmont head coach Haley Loerts and the Cardinal volleyball lineup earned that moniker after compiling a 4-1 record at the Sleepy Eye Public Invitational on Saturday in Sleepy Eye.Fairmont opened tournament action bracket action by splitting two games with ...

BEA nets 3-2 mark at invite

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LUVERNE - The Blue Earth Area Bucs volleyball lineup compiled a 3-2 record during the Luverne Invitational on Saturday in Luverne.Maddi Oelke generated 15 points, including two aces, behind 16-for-19 serving to complement four digs to help steer Blue Earth Area to a 16-25, 25-13 win over West ...