Pocahontas upends No. 12 North Union in regional semifinal

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ARMSTRONG — Pocahontas Area post player Jenna Vonnahme’s game-best double-double performance powered the Indians to a 58-40 upset of the Iowa Class 2A, No. 12-ranked North Union Warriors during Region 5 semifinal basketball action Friday night. Pocahontas Area (14-8) advances to face No. ...

No. 8 North Union gains District 1 finals

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ARMSTRONG — The Iowa Class 1A, No. 8-ranked North Union Warriors boys basketball team defeated the Alta-Aurelia Warriors 58-39 Thursday night to advance to the District 1 championship. Senior guard Preston Guerdet paced North Union’s offense to the tune of 18 points on 7 of 14 shooting ...

Luverne bests short-handed Red Bulls in section quarters

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SHERBURN — The South’s No. 3-seeded Luverne Cardinals combined a pair of forfeits with five falls to upend the short-handed No. 2-seeded Martin County Red Bulls, 49-21, during Thursday night’s Section 3AA Team quarterfinal wrestling clash in Sherburn. Luverne advanced to the sectional ...

PeeWees, 15U, 10U hockey teams collect wins

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont 15U girls hockey lineup improved to 23-5-1 by posting a 5-0 win over Bloomington on Sunday at Martin County Arena. Fairmont goalie Alexis Sundeen pitched a shutout by turning away 20 shots on net. Lexi Haycraft produced two goals during the opening period to help ...

Did Timberwolves improve their depth?

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FAIRMONT — The 2024 NBA trade deadline has come and gone and the Minnesota Timberwolves looked to improve their backcourt depth. The Timberwolves traded for veteran point guard Monte Morris (formerly of the Nuggets, Wizards and Pistons) who should serve as a nice crutch to aging floor ...