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Jaguars christen gym with win over Madelia

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GRANADA — Just before the Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain Jaguars boys basketball team’s game, school officials cut the ribbon to officially open Granada-Huntley-East Chain High School’s new gym. The team used that energy to pull out a 60-55 win over the Madelia Blackhawks ...

Jaguar teammates prove grand

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TRUMAN — Most high school basketball programs have one, maybe two players in a class, who reach 1,000 career points. The Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther Jaguars girls basketball team, however, tops that. The team enters the new year with three players in the Class of 2017 ...

Martin County Area gymnasts floor Marshall

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MARSHALL — Bryanna Peterson, Maiya Dietz and Sabrina Segar garnered three of the top four all-around spots to power the Martin County Area Magic gymnasts to a season’s-best team total of 137.05 points to eclipse the Marshall Tigers’ 119.8-point performance on Thursday night in ...

Cardinals dunk Eagles by 24 points

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals boys basketball team used a tough defensive performance to take a 61-37 Big South Conference win over the New Ulm Eagles on Thursday night in Fairmont. The Cardinals are now on a four-game win streak. “Getting that first win against LeSueur-Henderson ...

Cardinals capture icy sweep of Eagles on road

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WINDOM — Two overtime games, two Cardinal victories. Fairmont Area forward Anna Nordquist converted defender Myah Lytle’s second assist of the game into the decisive goal with 4:30 remaining in overtime to propel the Cardinals to a 3-2 triumph over the Windom Area Eagles on Thursday in ...

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Warriors coast to 54-point win EAGLE GROVE, Iowa — The North Union Warriors engineered a 75-21 victory during Top of Iowa Conference girls basketball action on Tuesday in Eagle Grove, Iowa. The Warriors held the Eagles to five points in each of the first and second ...

Cardinals trample Saints, 65-23

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals held the St. James Saints to only nine first-half points for a 65-23 Big South Conference girls basketball win on Tuesday. “It was fun to see everybody playing well as a team. All the girls — even our subs — came in and gave us positive things on the ...

Missling, Cardinals post victory over Saints

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ST. JAMES — Derek Missling tallied 18 points in the Fairmont Cardinals’ 64-51 Big South Conference boys basketball victory Tuesday night in St. James. Missling added four rebounds to his scoring performance. Walker Tordsen led the Cardinals in rebounding with seven to complement 15 points ...

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MCW tips off at 6:30 p.m. TRIMONT — The Martin County West Maverick varsity girls basketball team’s game against Hill-Murray tonight will tip off at 6:30 p.m. in Trimont. PeeWees fall to NUSE team FAIRMONT — New Ulm/Sleepy Eye defeated the DeWar-Aust-Roskop PeeWee ‘B’ ...

Fairmont hoopsters win classic crown

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WINDOM — After a 7-year hiatus from the Windom Area Holiday Classic, the Fairmont Cardinal girls basketball team emerged victorious on Friday during its return to the two-day event. Fairmont outscored the host Windom Area Eagles 12-0 during the final seven minutes of regulation to cap a ...

Head nets hattrick to engineer Cardinals’ win

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BENSON — Fairmont Area forward Tyler Head produced a game-best five points, including a hattrick, to power the Cardinals to a 5-2 victory over the host Morris/Benson Area Storm during the third-place game of the MBA Storm boys hockey holiday tournament on Friday night at the Benson Civic ...

Steuber pins way to 100th career wrestling win

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FAIRMONT — Collin Steuber already is off to a solid start for the Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls wrestling team. The Class AA, No. 9-ranked 152-pound junior wrestler has taken home a gold medal at the season-opening Maher Invitational in Blue Earth. Steuber also captured runner-up ...

Jaguars edge Bucs for holiday crown

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BLUE EARTH — Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther senior sharpshooter Alexis Brummond did not waste any time in reaching a prep basketball career milestone on Thursday. Brummond needed six points to reach the 1,000-point mark, and produced the Jaguars’ first seven points ...

Fairmont hoopsters nip KMS in Classic

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WINDOM — The Fairmont Cardinals girls basketball lineup rallied behind a second-half comeback to tame the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Fighting Saints, 68-57, during opening-round action at the Windom Area Holiday Classic on Thursday night in Windom. Fairmont (5-3) advances to play host Windom ...

Cardinals quiet Cyclones at BLC Tour

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MANKATO — The Fairmont Cardinals boys basketball team coasted to a 59-40 triumph over the St. Clair Cyclones during the consolation championship game of the Pepsi/Bethany Lutheran College Holiday Tournament on Thursday night in Mankato. Fairmont built a 26-18 halftime advantage before ...

Prairie Centre skates to tourney win over Fairmont Area

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BENSON — The Prairie Centre Area North Stars overcame a 38-33 shots-on-goal deficit and a Fairmont Area power-play goal to post a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals during the Morris/Benson Area Storm holiday boys hockey tournament on Thursday at the Benson Civic Center. Senior forward Petr ...

Cardinals floor Giants at BLC hoops invite

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MANKATO — Fairmont’s frontcourt of 6-foot-6 power forward Derek Missling, 6-7 center Walker Tordsen and 6-2 forward Brady Allen — ironically — proved too much height for the Le Sueur-Henderson Giants to overcome during holiday basketball action at Bethany Lutheran College on Wednesday ...

BEA boys cagers to face No. 4 JCC for title

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BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area freshman forward Caelan Sanders connected on 7 of 8 free throws to set the tone for the hometown Buc basketball team on Wednesday night in Blue Earth. Caelan Sanders delivered a team-best 24 points as Blue Earth Area connected on 22 of 32 free throws for 69 ...

Lightning strike in hockey win over Cardinals

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BLAINE — The Northern Lakes Lightning struck for four first-period goals to ignite a 6-1 victory over the Fairmont Area Cardinals during the third and final round of the Schwan’s Cup girls hockey tournament on Wednesday in Blaine. Trailing 5-0, the Cardinals’ Taylor Nuss managed to ...

St. Croix Lutheran fends off Fairmont at BLC Invite

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MANKATO — The Fairmont Cardinals boys basketball team rallied to outscore the Class 2A, No. 19-ranked St. Croix Lutheran Crusaders, 26-18, during the final 18 minutes of Tuesday night’s first-round game of the Pepsi/Bethany Lutheran College Holiday Invitational in Mankato. Unfortunately ...