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Stevens, St. Peter shut out Fairmont softball, 3-0

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FAIRMONT — Olivia Stevens’ accurate pitching arm and potent aluminum bat powered the St. Peter Saints to a 3-0 Big South Conference triumph over the Fairmont Cardinals during softball action Saturday at Cardinal Park. Stevens recorded a game-best seven strikeouts and did not issue a walk ...

Ramblers knock off Cardinal tennis team

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WINONA — The Cotter Ramblers swept the singles bracket to pace a 6-1 non-league boys tennis triumph over the Fairmont Cardinals on Friday. Fairmont’s third doubles combination of Jack Hagen and Ian Fortune prevented a shutout by outlasting Hunter Ramsden and Aidan Carlson. Ramsden and ...

Fairmont boys golf team 12th at Red Wing Invite

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RED WING — Fairmont senior Tanner DeWar and freshman Alexander Moeller each carded 18-hole rounds of 87 to pace the Cardinals’ 12th-place showing in the Red Wing Invitational on Friday. DeWar and Moeller shared 36th place overall to pace Fairmont’s team total of 360 at the Mississippi ...

Tigers halt Cardinals’ winning streak at 8

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FAIRMONT — The Marshall Tigers literally walked by the Fairmont Cardinals during a clash of Big South Conference baseball titans Friday at Herb Wolf Field. The Tigers scratched out nine runs on only four hits, but drew a total of 10 bases-on-balls from three Cardinal pitchers to help ...

Bulldogs double score on Mavericks softball

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WELCOME — Four three-run innings propelled the Bulldogs. Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton beat the Martin County West Mavericks 10-5 in a Valley Conference softball matchup Friday in Welcome. JWP got the offensive outburst started in the top of the first inning. Halle Satre lined a single ...

Blue Earth Area tandem signs to play baseball for BLC

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BLUE EARTH — A pair of battery mates are heading to Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. After growing up playing together, Hunter Bleess will continue to pitch to catcher Karson Legred in college. The pair signed letters of intent to play for Bethany on Monday. “It’s really ...

North Union golf team advances to district

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NEWELL, Iowa — The North Union boys golf team placed high enough to advance to the district meet during Iowa Class 1A sectional play Friday at Newell Municipal Golf Course. The Warriors placed third overall with a team score of 355, while Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire finished second ...

Cardinal netters serve 5-2 loss to Bucs

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FAIRMONT — It seemed many of the Cardinals didn’t want to stay out in the cold for long. Fairmont beat Blue Earth Area 5-2 in boys tennis action Thursday at the Cardinal Courts in Fairmont, with Fairmont taking the needed four points to win in an hour and a half. The Cardinals’ second ...

Fairmont baseball trips BEA in 11, wins 8th in a row

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BLUE EARTH — It took four extra innings, but the Fairmont Cardinal baseball team extended its winning streak to eight in a row on Thursday at Veterans Park in Blue Earth. Dustin Schultz’s RBI double with one out in the top of the 11th inning opened the proverbial offensive floodgates for ...

Fairmont girls golf lineup places 3rd at invite

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BUFFALO LAKE — Fairmont junior golfer Bergen Senf continued her low-scoring ways in Thursday’s unseasonably-cool temperatures at Oakdale Golf Club. Senf produced a team-leading 11 pars to capture runner-up individual medalist accolades in guiding the Cardinals to third place overall ...

B.E. Area boys tracksters 2nd at True Team sectional

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MAPLETON — Who will earn a wild-card bid to next week’s Class A True Team state track & field meet at Stillwater High School? Both Blue Earth Area boys and girls lineups, along with the Martin County West girls roster, will play the waiting game prior to this weekend’s paper chase ...

Fairmont softball sweeps pair with Waseca

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont doubled its seasonal victories by sweeping a twinbill with the Waseca Bluejays during Big South Conference softball action Tuesday at Cardinal Park. Ace right-hander Jordan Ehlert fired a two-hit complete-game shutout, in addition to scoring the opener’s only run on ...

Fairmont boys 3rd, girls 5th at True Team Section

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MARSHALL — The Fairmont Cardinal boys team used four first-place finishes, along with eight top-five finishes, to take third overall at the True Team Section 2AA track & field meet in Marshall on Tuesday night. The Fairmont girls placed fifth as a team with 483.5 points, including seven ...

Fairmont tennis nets win over Redwood Valley

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REDWOOD FALLS — The Fairmont Cardinals captured three of the four singles matches to help engineer a 5-2 Big South Conference boys tennis victory over the Redwood Valley Cardinals on Tuesday in Redwood Falls. Thomas Klanderud coasted to back-to-back 6-0 set wins over Ari Shaw-Kerkhoff at ...

DeWar powers Fairmont to golf win over MCW

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FAIRMONT — Tanner DeWar carded an even-par medalist score of 37 to power the Fairmont Cardinals to a 178-202 non-league golf victory over the Martin County West Mavericks on Tuesday at Interlaken Golf Course in Fairmont. DeWar birdied the par-3 fifth hole and the par-4 ninth hole to ...

Fairmont baseball extends winning streak to 6

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FAIRMONT — Effective emergency relief pitching, efficient hitting, solid defense and yes, a little bit of luck, helped the Fairmont Cardinal baseball team extend its winning streak to six in a row Monday. Zach Soelter’s slow infield roller was thrown away at first base, allowing Tyson ...

B.E. Area’s late comeback trips Fairmont softball, 3-2

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BLUE EARTH — One inning was all the Bucs needed. Blue Earth Area beat the Fairmont Cardinals 3-2 in Big South Conference softball action Monday. Through 5 1/2 innings, the Cardinals were up 2-0, but the Bucs used four consecutive hits and an error to score their three runs and take the ...

Senf powers Fairmont golfers to 2nd at Byron Invite

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BYRON — The Fairmont Cardinal girls golf team placed second with a score of 361 at the Byron Invitational at Somerby Golf Course in Byron on Monday. Bergen Senf earned medalist honors with her 18-hole round of 42-37-79 to lead the Cardinals. Maggy Totzke shot a 41-45-86, but lost a ...

Medalist trio tops Fairmont girls golf’s invite crown

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont’s girls golfers proved the ultimate multi-taskers during Saturday’s eight-team Cardinal Invitational at Interlaken Golf Course in Fairmont. Bergen Senf, Maggy Totzke and Isabell Geiger earned top-seven medalist honors to power the hometown Cardinals to a first-place ...