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Cardinals battle back, defeat JCC in extra innings Thursday

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JACKSON — The Fairmont Cardinals baseball team came back on Thursday to take down Jackson County Central 7-5 in a nonconference baseball game. Nate Soelter was 2 for 3 with a triple, a double, three runs scored, two RBIs and a pair of walks to lead the Cardinals at the plate, while Josh ...

Fairmont takes down TCU 11-4

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals softball team bounced back from a rough Thursday opener to earn their first win of the season on Friday, picking up an 11-4 nonconference win over Tri-City United. Brylee Miller got the complete-game win in the circle, striking out nine while allowing eight ...

Fairmont tennis team set for return

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont spring tennis program features a new head coach, and she’s definitely a familiar face to the Cardinal faithful who follow the sport in the fall. Laura Olsen, who has transformed the Fairmont girls lineup into a state qualifier and regular sectional contender, will ...

BSC East Division champion Fairmont golfers return 4

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinal girls golf lineup will literally contain a family atmosphere in the clubhouse as it prepares for season-opening fairway action at the Worthington Invitational on Saturday, April 6. Brynn Gustafson, the Cardinals’ lone senior, and freshman sibling Carly ...

Cardinals’ trio back to the tee box

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont “director of golf” Brad Haugen and boys golf coach Billy Brooks will depend on a youthful roster to rebuild the program with only three upperclassmen returning to the putting greens this spring. Mathew Cone, the only senior penciled in on the ledger, and junior ...

Becker wrestles to 2nd place at state meet

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont wrestler Aaron Becker exited the Rochester Civic Center with a silver medal March 17. Becker netted runner-up honors at 165 pounds in the Minnesota USA Folkstyle State Meet. Becker finished second in the 14U division by recording a pair of falls and a major ...