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Cardinals boys soccer looks to continue to improve

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FAIRMONT — With a large crew of returning seniors, the Fairmont Area Cardinals boys soccer team is ready to build off last year’s improvements. “We have a very large returning team this year with 14 seniors,” Fairmont Area head coach Brady Meyer said. “These guys know this is their ...

Fairmont girls runners return stately core

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals girls cross country team used the 2018 season to rebuild after losing five seniors to graduation. Now they are set to grow through this season and the next. Nine varsity letterwinners return for the Cardinal girls this season including most of the usual ...

Cardinals boys running lineup small in numbers but skilled

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FAIRMONT — Last season, the Fairmont Cardinals boys cross country team looked to build upon the success of the 2017 season. Now the Cardinals are looking to continue their climb after placing fourth at the Section 2A Meet in 2018. Two of Fairmont’s top three runners from last season ...

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FHS girls tennis meet weathered out FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals girls tennis team’s meet against Maple River on Tuesday in Mapleton was postponed due to the weather. The dual meet will be rescheduled for a date to be determined. Fairmont (2-0) returns to action Friday when it ...

Area weekly sports schedule

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Area Daily Prep Sports Schedule Monday, Aug. 19 GIRLS TENNIS • Blue Earth Area @ Pine City Invitational, 8:30 a.m. o Tuesday, Aug. 20 GIRLS TENNIS • Fairmont vs. Maple River in Mapleton, 10 a.m. • Blue Earth Area @ Glencoe-Silver Lake Invitational, 9 a.m. o Thursday, ...

Fairmont tennis sweeps season-opening triangular

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MINNEAPOLIS — The Fairmont Cardinals girls tennis lineup opened the season by sweeping both ends of a triangular Friday at the Inner City Tennis Center. Claire Nemmers, Briana Joseph and Lauren Green each compiled 2-0 records in singles action to highlight the Cardinals’ winning ways in ...

Martins return to state after hiatus

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The Fairmont Martins are returning to the Minnesota Class ‘C’ amateur baseball state tournament after a one-year intermission. Nine Martins on this year’s team have experience playing for Fairmont in the state tournament. Spencer Chirpich, Matt Lytle, Levi Becker, Adam Schmidt, ...

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Booster Club to meet on Monday FAIRMONT — The annual membership meeting for the Fairmont Booster Club will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Fairmont High School media center.

Fairmont tennis returns skilled nucleus

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FAIRMONT — After a season of major improvement in 2018, the Fairmont Cardinals girls tennis team enters the 2019 season ready to continue its upward trajectory. Last season, the Cardinals ended their year with a 13-9 record, nine wins better than their 2017 finish. Their season of ...

Fairmont 14U takes championship

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The Fairmont 14U softball team ended its season as champions. For the final tournament of the summer season, the 14U team traveled to Watertown, South Dakota to play in the North American Fastpitch Association Class ‘C’ Northern Nationals tournament. Though the tournament is named a ...

Rose Lake names 2019 champions

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FAIRMONT — Rose Lake Golf Club held its annual championship Saturday and Sunday. Chad Lutterman was named the Club Champion, while George Pierce won the President’s Flight. Dick Hoffman became champion of the 1st Flight, while Ken Craig won the 2nd Flight and Josh Meyer took the 3rd ...

Martins overpower Buttermakers in Game 1

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FAIRMONT — A strong pitching performance mixed with an offensive explosion put Fairmont one game from a first-round state tournament bye. The Martins beat the Hadley Buttermakers 11-1 in a seven-inning run-rule shortened Game 1 of the Region 13C best of three finals at Herb Wolf Field in ...

Martins edge Irish, gain Region 13C final series

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MILROY — Every amateur baseball game involving the Milroy Irish features a family theme, especially considering the team is comprised of eight Dolans, including manager Bob Dolan. The underlying family-oriented motif of Sunday’s decisive game of the Region 13C best-of-3 semifinal series ...

BEA’s Bleess, Legred captain All-Area baseball team

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BLUE EARTH — Whether anchoring the middle of the Blue Earth Area lineup or winning games as battery mates, Hunter Bleess and Karson Legred always played key roles in the Bucs’ baseball games. Bleess and Legred were each named to the all-Big South Conference team, while Legred earned a ...

Irish knot regional series with Martins

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FAIRMONT — The Martins’ bats never heated up. The No. 1-seeded Milroy Irish took Game 2 of the best-of-3 Region 13C semifinal amateur baseball series 10-4 Friday night at Herb Wolf Field. Milroy plays host to the No. 4-seeded Martins (22-6) in the deciding Game 3 of the postseason ...

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Parents meeting set for Thursday FAIRMONT — A fall activity meeting for both students and their parents will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Performing Arts Center in Fairmont High School. • Fairmont fall activities signup Monday FAIRMONT — Online fall activity ...

U18 girls soccer kicks way to 2nd place at state

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FAIRMONT — State runner-up. The Saxton Family Partnership U18 girls soccer team of Fairmont captured second-place honors during the Minnesota Youth Soccer Association’s Classic 2 state championships last week in Coon Rapids. Lexi Kaufman contributed to all of Fairmont’s goals during a ...

Martins open series on road tonight

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FAIRMONT — The No. 4-seeded Fairmont Martins open the Region 13C amateur baseball best-of-3 semifinal series against the No. 1-seeded Milroy Irish at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Irish Yard. The Martins (21-5) play host to the Irish in Game 2 at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Herb Wolf Field in ...