Clippers sail past Mavericks in Valley volleyball match

Local Sports

TRIMONT — The Martin County West Mavericks’ volleyball team battled the top squad in the Valley Conference, the Cleveland Cippers, on Thursday in Trimont. Despite a tremendous defensive effort, the Mavericks were on the losing end, 25-16, 26-24, 25-15. “Realizing we were right there, ...

St. Peter girls tennis lineup posts 5-2 win over Fairmont

Local Sports

ST. PETER — The Fairmont Cardinal girls tennis team lost a 5-2 decision to the St. Peter Saints on Thursday in a Big South Conference contest in St. Peter. Fairmont head coach Laura Olsen switched around her lineup, moving players into different positions. Fairmont’s Emelia Klanderud, ...

Fairmont faces No. 10 Waseca in key football clash

Local Sports

FAIRMONT — “Any time Waseca and Fairmont play football, it always seems to be an important game,” Brad Wendland said in reference to his Class AAA No. 10-ranked Bluejays playing host to Mat Mahoney’s Cardinals at 7 p.m. Friday night in Waseca. The clash of perennial high school ...

New Ulm nips Fairmont Area soccer by 1

Local Sports

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Area boys soccer team put the heat on during the final five minutes of its Big South Conference clash with the New Ulm Eagles on Tuesday, but never scored the equalizing goal in a 2-1 defeat at Jeffery Kot Soccer Complex in Fairmont. The Eagles used precise passing ...

Jaguars foil Crusaders’ quest, 3-1

Local Sports

NORTHROP — Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain’s three-pronged balanced spiking attack produced 30 kills and four blocks to trigger a 3-1 Valley Conference comeback volleyball victory over the Mankato Loyola Crusaders on Tuesday night. Londyn Bowers and Brianna Petrowiak each ...

Cardinal netters declaw Wildcats in tennis, 5-2

Local Sports

SLEEPY EYE — The Fairmont Cardinal girls tennis lineup continued to pile up the road victories by netting a 5-2 nonconference decision over the River Valley Wildcats on Tuesday in Sleepy Eye. Fairmont swept the doubles bracket in straight sets over River Valley, which is a co-operative ...