Farrell guides Lancers to 9-2 hockey win over Cardinals

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LA CRESCENT — Wyatt Farrell erupted for a five-point performance, including a natural hat trick, to joust the La Crescent-Hokah Lancers to a 9-2 triumph over the Fairmont Area Cardinals during nonconference hockey action on Saturday. Farrell, who finished with a game-best four goals to go ...

No. 7 Red Bulls pin loss on Bucs

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FAIRMONT — The Class AA No. 7-ranked Martin County Red Bull grapplers went on a bonus-points bonanza during their season-opening dual meet Thursday night at Cardinal Gym. The Red Bulls produced four falls and four major decisions to combine with three forfeits to amass a 58-12 Big South ...

New Ulm edges Fairmont Area girls hockey, 2-1

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FAIRMONT — Despite being outshot by a nearly 3-to-1 margin, Fairmont Area senior goaltender Hadley Artz and her Cardinal hockey teammates made Thursday night’s game against perennial powerhouse New Ulm a down-to-the-wire nail-biter in Fairmont. Hadley Artz collected a game-best 47 saves, ...

Martin Co. Area gymnasts squeeze by B.E. Area in opener

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BLUE EARTH — Eight-tenths of a point. The Martin County Area Magic captured their season-opening gymnastics meet by that razor-thing margin by squeezing out a 123.325-122.525 victory over the Blue Earth Area Bucs during a Big South Conference dual meet on Thursday night in Blue Earth. Abi ...

Fairmont boys hoopsters play waiting game

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FAIRMONT — Anticipation. Fairmont head coach Jared Thompson stepped onto the hardwood court for the opening day of varsity boys basketball practice on Nov. 21 without any of his five projected starters present. “I made all of the football players, who were coming out for basketball, ...