Five area wrestlers gear up for individual state meet

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ST. PAUL — Luck of the draw, fate or destiny. No matter how area prep wrestling fans want to coin it, Max Olson — Martin County’s 220-pound senior standout — is not taking anything for granted during his final appearance in the Class AA individual state meet. The No. 5-ranked Olson, ...

Fairmont advances to South Sub-Section basketball final

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WINDOM — Fairmont discovered a “Graceful” manner in which to squeeze out a down-to-the-wire Section 3AA girls basketball playoff victory on Tuesday night. Grace Pendergast nearly snapped the Windom gymnasium’s new nets to shreds by pouring in a career-best 27 points — including five ...

Daily Prep Sports Schedule

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AREA PREP SCHEDULE Tuesday, Feb. 28 GIRLS BASKETBALL Section 3AA, South Sub-Section Semifinals @ Windom High School • No. 1 seed Luverne vs. No. 4 seed St. James Area, 6 p.m. • No. 3 seed Fairmont vs. No. 2 seed Pipestone Area, 7:30 p.m. Section 2AA, South Sub-Section ...

Tordsen, Pooley engineer Fairmont’s showcase hoops win

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WASECA — Sawyer Tordsen produced a double-double and teammate Levi Pooley just missed matching the feat to power the Fairmont Cardinals to a 66-47 triumph over the St. James Area Saints during Big South Conference Showcase regular-season basketball action Saturday in Waseca. Tordsen ...

Red Bulls’ trio, Bucs’ duo earn state wrestling bids

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FAIRMONT — Three Martin County Red Bull wrestlers and two Blue Earth Area Buc grapplers qualified for the Class AA and Class A individual state meets, respectively. The Red Bulls’ No. 5-ranked 220-pounder Max Olson, No. 5-rated 160-pounder Carver Rohman and No. 10 145-pounder Aden Welcome ...

Rahm hits game-winner to lift Fairmont over JCC in sectional

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FAIRMONT — Nevaeh Rahm proved if your path to the basket is sealed off, adjust and find another route — all within a span of 6.7 seconds, that is. Rahm banked home the game-winning shot only a second before the lights on the backboard flashed red to propel the No. 3-seeded Fairmont ...