Fairmont boys hoopsters look to better record

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont boys basketball practice just got underway and that means the new season is right around the corner. The Cardinals return most of their squad from a year ago and look to compete for a section title. Levi Pooley returns for his senior season after leading Fairmont in ...

Luhmann’s hat trick guides Fairmont 10U hockey to 7-4 victory

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FAIRMONT — Logyn Luhmann netted a hat trick to power the Fairmont 10U girls hockey team to a 7-4 win over Worthington last Saturday. Alayna Kurt, Brooke Ruppert, Emersyn Ebeling and Kenzley Tietje each contributed a goal to the victory. Goalie Mia Wiederhoeft made four saves for Fairmont ...

Fairmont girls basketball returns stellar nucleus

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont head girls basketball coach Sara Junkermeier knows exactly how difficult it is to earn victories within the confines of the Big South Conference. Junkermeier’s Cardinals reached the Section 3AA, South Sub-Section championship game last season, eventually falling to ...

Cardinal boys hockey looks to improve consistency

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Area boys hockey season is set to begin Tuesday night when the Cardinals head to Le Sueur to face off against the Minnesota River Bulldogs — a co-operative program between St. Peter and Le Sueur-Henderson. Coming off a season where the team finished with an 8-19 ...

Ulrich’s 29 points power North Union to season-opening hoops win

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ARMSTRONG — North Union freshman Ainsley Ulrich made quite an impression during her Iowa varsity high school basketball debut on Tuesday night in West Bend. Ulrich poured in a game-leading 29 points, including a game-best four 3-pointers, to help the visiting Warriors overpower the West ...

Pooley, Johnson, Singleton top Fairmont football awards

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont football teammates Elijah Johnson, Levi Pooley and Jake Singleton nearly completed a clean sweep of the 2023 South Central Red District offensive players of the year awards. Johnson, who was selected as the Fairmont Sentinel newspaper’s All-Area football captain this ...