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Balanced Mavericks trample Bucs

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BLUE EARTH — Martin County West went ahead less than a minute into the game and never gave up its lead on the way to a 52-30 nonconference basketball win against Blue Earth Area on Tuesday in Blue Earth. The Bucs’ McKenna Dutton got BEA on the board first with a mid-range jumper off a ...

Rohman wins 200th; Red Bulls pocket triangular

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FULDA — Jaxson Rohman collected a milestone win to help lead the Class AA No. 2-ranked Martin County Red Bulls to two dominant wins during triangular action Tuesday night in Fulda. The No. 2-ranked 126-pounder added two wins to his storied resume and collected the 200th win of his career, ...

Minnesota River hockey takes pair from Fairmont Area

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LE SUEUR — A three-goal second period helped lead the Minnesota River Bulldogs to a 6-2 hockey win over the Fairmont Area Cardinals on Thursday night. Keely Olness got the scoring started for the Bulldogs in the Big South Conference clash off a double assist from Emma Seaver and Nicole ...

Cardinal girls shut out Storm

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MORRIS –– Hadley Artz made 45 saves to net her first career varsity shutout Saturday in Morris. Fairmont Area beat Morris/Benson Area 4-0 in nonconference hockey action to net Fairmont Area’s second consecutive win and third in the Cardinals’ past four games. Emily Sokoloski got the ...

MVL storms by Jaguar cagers

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TRUMAN — In a lightning-fast game, Minnesota Valley Lutheran totaled 74 shots, with Abbie Riederer taking 31 by herself. Riederer led the Chargers with 29 points on the way to a 72-55 nonconference basketball win against the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther Jaguars on Monday ...

Fairmont Area girls and boys hockey earn doubleheader sweep

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MORRIS –– The Fairmont Area boys hockey team took a 6-3 win over Morris/Benson Area on Saturday in Morris. Hudson Artz recorded a hat trick, while Eli Anderson notched a playmaker to help the Cardinals’ winning ways. Artz scored back-to-back goals in the first period, both off ...

Huskies edge Magic for MCA Invite title

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WELCOME — Sabrina Segar obviously likes competing in the Martin County Area gymnastics invite. The Magic junior co-captain successfully defended her all-around championship Saturday in Welcome as host MCA narrowly missed duplicating its team crown from a year ago. Segar captured her second ...

Area 6 wrestlers earn BSC gold

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WORTHINGTON –– Five Martin County Red Bulls and a Blue Earth Area Buc stood atop the Big South Conference individual tournament podium Saturday in Worthington. Martin County head coach Adam Williamson said he was pleased with the Red Bulls’ performance all around. “I thought all ...

No. 10 St. Peter ‘turns over’ FHS

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals outrebounded Class AAA No. 10-ranked St. Peter, proved more efficient at the free throw line and nearly matched the visiting Saints beyond the 3-point arc during Friday night’s Big South Conference basketball clash at Cardinal Gym. The Cardinals, however, ...

Whitehead, Mavericks cage Jaguars

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TRUMAN — In a game full of turnovers, Martin County West came out on top. The Mavericks beat the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther Jaguars 48-34 in a Valley Conference basketball matchup Friday night in Truman. The two teams combined for 62 total turnovers with the ...

Rohman becomes Red Bulls’ win leader

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A new name tops the list of the Class AA No. 2-ranked Martin County Red Bulls’ all-time win charts. Jaxson Rohman earned the title of Martin County Red Bulls’ all-time wins leader on Dec. 29 during the Rumble on the Red tournament in Fargo, N.D. Rohman surpassed former Red Bull great ...

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7th grade nets two triumphs FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals’ seventh-grade ‘B’ boys basketball team posted a 21-16 victory over the Martin County West Mavericks on Thursday in Welcome. Caleb Chambers scored eight points to pace Fairmont’s winning ways. The Cardinals split a ...

Martin Co. Area gymnasts vault by St. Peter

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WELCOME — Martin County Area head gymnastics coach Beraiah Peterson chatted with assistant Blessing Reynolds at the scorer’s table, and then calmly and quickly penciled three skilled alternates into the Magic varsity lineup Thursday night. Not only did the first-year mentor look for ways ...

Fairmont Area girls hockey edges Worthington

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FAIRMONT — In a battle of goalies, Fairmont Area and freshman Hadley Artz outlasted the Worthington Trojans for a 2-1 Big South Conference victory. Artz recorded 33 saves to net the girls hockey win for the Cardinals on Thursday at Martin County Arena. After a Worthington equalizer in the ...

Trojans squeeze by Cardinals in boys hockey game, 2-1

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FAIRMONT — One second-chance shot made the difference in Worthington’s 2-1 Big South Conference hockey win over Fairmont Area. Konner Honius hit the eventual game-winning goal for the Trojans after having a breakaway chance blocked Thursday night at Martin County Arena. Krew Aljets ...

Red Bulls stampede St. Peter in BSC tilt

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ST PETER — The Class AA No. 2-ranked Martin County Red Bulls collected six pins on their way to a 58-9 Big South Conference wrestling win over the St. Peter Saints on Thursday night in St. Peter. Cooper Steuber got the Red Bulls’ scoring started during the dual in St. Peter. Steuber took ...

Jaguars, Mavericks post basketball wins

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ST PETER — The Class AA No. 2-ranked Martin County Red Bulls collected six pins on their way to a 58-9 Big South Conference wrestling win over the St. Peter Saints on Thursday night in St. Peter. Cooper Steuber got the Red Bulls’ scoring started during the dual in St. Peter. Steuber took ...

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Squirt B teams play in tourney FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Squirt B Red and White teams sponsored by Connie Krahmer played in the Ruckus on the Rum tournament on Jan. 4 and 5 in Cambridge. Fairmont Red started the tournament with a 12-1 loss against Cambridge Isanti B1 on Jan. 4. Preston ...

Cardinals’ girls basketball outlasts Huskies’ system, 67-64

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FAIRMONT — Sara Junkermeier and her Fairmont girls basketball coaching staff adapted their own version of the Grinnell System to fend off Jackson County Central’s modified five-in, five-out rotation Tuesday night at Cardinal Gym. Cadence Becker produced a double-double performance of 18 ...

Luverne girls hockey slips by Fairmont Area, 4-1

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FAIRMONT — Freshman Kamryn Van Batavia put Luverne ahead, and kept it there. Van Batavia knotched a first-period hat trick, then scored again in the second period of a 4-1 Luverne win over Fairmont Area in a Big South Conference girls hockey clash Tuesday night in Fairmont. Van Batavia ...