Post takes over Magic gymnastics helm

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FAIRMONT — Annie Post becomes only the third head coach in the rich history of the Martin County Area winter sports program, but she’s hardly a new face to the returning Magic gymnasts. Post enters her seventh season teaching the intricate skills needed to send the judges’ scorecards ...

Cardinals hockey looks to overcome injuries

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FAIRMONT — The recently-completed autumn athletic seasons already have taken a toll on Fairmont Area head coach Dylan VanBrocklin’s boys hockey roster. Eli Anderson, the Cardinals’ leading point producer, goal scorer and assist distributor during the Covid-condensed 2021 ice campaign, ...

Cardinals ‘pass’ Spartans’ test on the ice

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FAIRMONT — After two official games and three weeks of practices sprinkled in between, Fairmont Area’s first forward line of Bella Larson, Hannah Goerndt and Brooklyn Murphy is beginning to click. Larson produced the non-league game’s initial goal and doled out an assist, Goerndt scored ...

Fairmont’s Schultz captains All-Area volleyball team

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FAIRMONT — Whether it’s mastering written questions on a quiz in the classroom or mastering the art of spiking home a set with authority on the hardwood court, Cassidy Schultz is always equal to the task at hand. The Fairmont Cardinals’ senior volleyball captain displayed her deft ...

Area football trio merit academic all-state honors

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FAIRMONT — Excellence in the classroom and on the prep gridiron. The football programs under the tutelage of both Blue Earth Area head coach Randy Kuechenmeister and Martin County West mentor Tommy Elliott doubled up their academic all-state accolades, while Jacob Moeller earned individual ...

Fairmont’s Bonk retires from coaching cross country

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FAIRMONT — To punnily say Bob Bonk has had a good run as Fairmont head boys and girls cross country coach would be quite an understatement. Bonk has turned in an unparalleled long-distance run — nearly half of a century — at the Cardinal fall sports programs’ helms, and he’s ...