Bulldogs collar Cardinals in 5-1 hockey clash

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FAIRMONT— The Fairmont Area girls hockey team lost to Minnesota River, 5-1, Tuesday night. The Bulldogs were propelled to victory by freshman forward Mckenna Andresen, who scored a goal and assisted on another. The Cardinals fell to 0-4 on the young season and look to make adjustments in ...

Warriors’ balanced effort ignites 28-point triumph

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ARMSTRONG — With North Union senior point guard Kyan Jones sitting in street clothes on the bench with an ankle injury, Dan Fothergill and his Warrior teammates picked up the passing slack on Monday night. Fothergill distributed a game-best seven assists, Grady Madden doled out four more, ...

MCW opens basketball season with back-to-back wins

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WINSTED — Two for two on the road. Martin County West teammates Emily Anderson and Ella Carlson proved double-double trouble for the Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Thunderbirds during Monday night’s nonconference basketball clash in Winthrop. Anderson produced game-leading totals of 19 points ...

Mattson battles PE, signs to play hoops for Buena Vista

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GRANADA — When Granada-Huntley-East Chain senior Olivia Mattson made her official commitment to play basketball for Buena Vista University next season, area prep sports fans might have deemed the Nov. 15 event as just another signing day. For the Jaguars’ 5-foot-10 highly-skilled ...

Young Magic gymnasts gain valuable varsity experience

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FAIRMONT — Martin County Area’s youthful gymnastics lineup gained a year’s worth of varsity experience due to major injuries to a pair of senior standouts last season. Ironically, two-thirds of the Magic’s current 15-gymnast roster still are eighth- and ninth-graders. “There are a ...