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Becker wrestles to 2nd place at state meet

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont wrestler Aaron Becker exited the Rochester Civic Center with a silver medal March 17. Becker netted runner-up honors at 165 pounds in the Minnesota USA Folkstyle State Meet. Becker finished second in the 14U division by recording a pair of falls and a major ...

Fairmont baseball will be strong up the middle

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FAIRMONT — With four starting positional players and two additional pitchers returning from last year’s third-place Class AA state baseball team, some head coaches would deem this spring as a rebuilding season. That, however, is definitely not the case with Fairmont’s Don ...

Mahoney merits Region 2A AD of the Year award

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FAIRMONT — The giant whiteboard hanging on the wall of his office is filled with upcoming athletic and academic events, transportation reminders, and names of officials working on-site. The computer screen glows as his fingers rapidly tap the keyboard to answer an e-mail and clicks the ...

Fairmont’s Pooley tabbed All-Area basketball captain

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FAIRMONT — The parallels between his high school football and basketball careers are uncanny when it comes to Fairmont senior standout Levi Pooley. The power-packed Pooley captured Sentinel All-Area honors in back-to-back prep sports seasons for two consecutive school years. The ...

Cardinal tracksters to compete with quality numbers

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FAIRMONT — Quality over quantity. With just 35 female student-athletes in the top four grades registered for track & field, Fairmont head coach Jesse Walters will rely on two returning state qualifiers, youthful relay combinations and numerous versatile multi-taskers to generate ...