Fairmont’s Jorgensen, Anderson captain All-Area baseball team

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FAIRMONT — “Jorgensen steps back in the pocket, looks downfield. He fires, he hits Anderson along the far sideline. The 50, the 40, the 30 ... he’s gone. Touchdown! Eli Anderson from Zach Jorgensen again.” Jorgensen and Anderson etched their names atop nearly every passing and ...

Fairmont U18 girls soccer caps off summer

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FAIRMONT — The Associate Optometry U18 girls soccer team of Fairmont closed out its summer campaign by netting a 1-1-1 mark during state tournament action last Friday through Sunday in St. Cloud. Ellie Schultze converted an assist from Anna Utermarck into a goal and teammate Rayah Quiring ...

Fairmont American Legion Post 36 softball earns state bid

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DANUBE — The Fairmont American Legion Post 36 Cardinal Power 16/18U softball lineup earned a spot in the first-ever Minnesota American Legion girls fastpitch softball state tournament. Fairmont opens action in the eight-team, two-day bracket against Parkers Prairie at 1 p.m. Saturday on ...

Fairmont 16/18U fastpitch zips St. James, 8-0

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinal Power fastpitch softball lineup coasted to an 8-0 victory over St. James during 16/18U action Thursday night. Starting pitcher Allison Janssen and closer Mandy Pytleski combined to toss a six-hit shutout. Janssen allowed four hits in four scoreless innings, ...

North Union to play for 3rd place at state

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SWEA CITY — The rematch. The No. 2-seeded North Union Warriors (33-4) will square off against the No. 1-seeded Central Springs Panthers (32-2) in today’s 3:30 p.m. third-place game of the Iowa Class 2A state softball tournament at Harlan Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge, ...