Blue Earth Area sinks late FTs, nips JCC by 2

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JACKSON — Austin Skaaden and Jack Norman combined for three free throws during the waning seconds of regulation to propel the Blue Earth Area Bucs to a 65-63 victory over the Jackson County Central Huskies during Big South Conference basketball action Saturday night in Jackson. With 30 ...

Red Bulls ranked No. 7 in AA wrestling poll

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FAIRMONT — The Martin County Red Bulls are not rebuilding this season, but building upon an already established championship-caliber wrestling base. Head coach Adam Williamson’s defending Section 3AA champion program — a co-operative agreement between Fairmont, Martin County West and ...

No. 10 Knights ‘steal’ win from Jaguars in opener

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NORTHROP — Ironically, a prep basketball pick-pocket extraordinaire plans to major in criminal justice in college. Olivia Harazin garnered a game-best eight thefts, distributed a game-high six assists and co-led Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial with Katelin Flack by scoring 18 points apiece ...

Fairmont girls hoopsters throttle TCU in opener

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MONTGOMERY — Nevaeh Rahm scorched the Montgomery gymnasium nets on 8-for-12 field-goal shooting to top a balanced Fairmont scoring attack with a game-best 17 points to help the Cardinals tip off the basketball season with a 62-30 non-league rout over the Tri-City United Titans on Friday ...

Bluejays squeeze by Cardinals, 2-0

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FAIRMONT — Whether a family spells the first name with two “a’s” or an “a” and an “e,” Madalyn Benson and Madelyn Malecha generated all of the offense that the Waseca Bluejays hockey team needed Thursday night. Benson chipped home a power-play goal off an assist from Maizee ...

No. 9-ranked MCW routs Nicollet in basketball tipoff

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NICOLLET — The Class 1A, No. 9-ranked Martin County West Mavericks tipped off the boys basketball season with a runaway 61-26 Valley Conference triumph over the Nicollet Raiders on Thursday night in Nicollet. The Mavericks, who buried 8 of 20 shots from behind the 3-point arc, built a 39-12 ...