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St. Peter netters shut out Fairmont

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ST. PETER - The St. Peter Saints captured all seven points by straight-set sweeps to shut out the Fairmont Cardinals during a Big South Conference dual tennis meet on Tuesday in St. Peter.Alex Sandquist and Natalie Yang netted a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Bergen Senf and Morgan Cihoski at No. 1 ...

FHS runs to 1st, 3rd at own invite

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FAIRMONT - The Class A, No. 2-ranked Fairmont Cardinals girls cross country team defended its title for the fourth consecutive year, while the Cardinal boys placed third at the Cardinal Invite on Monday at Cedar Park in Fairmont.Class A, No. 8-ranked individual runner Jenna Pavich marked a ...

Fairmont Area posts 3-1 win over New Ulm

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FAIRMONT - Maiya Dietz's persistence in the box paid pivotal dividends for the Fairmont Area soccer team on Monday night.Knotted at 1-all at halftime despite outshooting visiting New Ulm by an 11-1 margin in the opening 40 minutes, Dietz cashed in Brooke Hunwardsen's rising rocket off the ...

Fairmont edges Albert Lea; St. Peter inches by B.E. Area

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ALBERT LEA - The Fairmont Cardinals edged the Albert Lea Tigers, 4-3, in a non-league girls tennis dual meet Monday in Albert Lea.Cardinals' No. 1 netter Lauren Carlson posted a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Lexus Saltou as Fairmont earned three singles match wins.Sydney Hainy defeated Anna Boettcher ...

Becker’s hat trick paces triumph

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FAIRMONT - Fairmont Area senior midfielder Noah Becker nearly ran out of time in earning the first hat trick of his varsity soccer career.Becker, who single-handedly staked the hometown Cardinals to a 2-1 lead, corraled Tom Havnen's lead pass with time winding down during Saturday's non-league ...

Jaguars post 1-3 mark at tourney

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MAPLETON - The Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars volleyball lineup generated a 1-3 mark during closely-contested matches at the Maple River Showcase on Saturday in Mapleton.The showcase consisted of four rounds of three-game matches, with no champion crowned.Host Maple ...

Howard nets gold at invite

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MANKATO - Blue Earth Area eighth-grade phenom Arika Howard captured the gold medal at fourth singles to pace the Bucs' effort at the Mankato West individual tennis tournament on Saturday in Mankato.Julia Hanson netted a bronze medal at third singles, while Tea Armstrong and McKenna Dutton ...

Irlbeck passes Cardinals by Bucs, 31-14

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REDWOOD FALLS - Redwood Valley quarterback Mitchell Irlbeck completed 16 of 25 passes for three touchdowns to help guide the Cardinals to a 31-14 South Central White District football victory over the Blue Earth Area Bucs on Friday night in Redwood Falls.Irlbeck connected on scoring strikes of ...

No. 5 Cardinals floor No. 1 Titans

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FAIRMONT - No. 5-ranked Fairmont made a strong bid Friday night to climb this upcoming week's Minnesota Associated Press Class 3A football rankings.Fairmont's defense utilized six quarterback sacks, one interception and a fumble recovery to limit top-rated Tri-City United to only 77 total yards ...

No. 3 Clippers sail past Jaguars

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GRANADA - Cleveland Clippers co-head coach Kyle Atherton remembers a time when his team was on the receiving end of a high-scoring shutout loss. But on Friday night, the 9-Man, No. 3-ranked Clippers were the ones to come out with a 76-0 South West District win over the Granada-Huntley-East ...

Neon Orange soccer collects 2 summer wins

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FAIRMONT - McKenna Benck completed a hat trick to lead Fairmont Body Shop Neon Orange over D&S Trophies Lime Green, 6-1, on Aug. 15.Olivia Mattson, Brylee Miller and Avery Sanders netted a goal each in the win, while Keira Benck chipped in an assist.Ari Melsha had Lime Green's only ...

Crusaders topple Mavericks in 5

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TRIMONT - The Mankato Loyola Crusaders rallied from a 2-1 game deficit to extend the volleyball match against the Martin County West Mavericks.The Crusaders then built a lead in the fifth game that the Mavericks couldn't recover from, allowing the Crusaders a 25-16, 16-25, 27-29, 25-17, 15-6 ...

FHS falls; Bucs, Jags post wins

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ST. PETER - The St. Peter Saints swept the Fairmont Cardinals in three consecutive games during Big South Conference volleyball action Thursday night in St. Peter.St. Peter captured decisions of 25-16, 25-22, 25-22.Courtney Williams paced Fairmont's offensive attack by drilling six kills, while ...

Down the Line

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Area sports postponed, cancelledFAIRMONT - Six area high school sporting events were either postponed or cancelled Thursday due to heavy rains and thunderstorms. The Fairmont Area Cardinals girls soccer team's game at Waseca has been postponed, and will be rescheduled at a later date. The ...

No. 5 Fairmont to play host to No. 1 TCU

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FAIRMONT - When Fairmont mentor Mat Mahoney's Cardinals play host to Tri-City United head coach Ken Helland's Titans in Friday night's home football opener at Mahoney Field, it literally will be a clash of prep titans.Fairmont (2-0) climbed two spots to the No. 5 spot in this week's Minnesota ...

Down the Line

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Hockey registration available onlineFAIRMONT - Area players can register for the 2016-17 Fairmont Hockey Association season online at: fairmont.pucksystems2.com.Click the red 'register now' button to access all of the association's information pertaining to the upcoming season.The deadline is ...

Maverick volleyball lineup collars Bulldogs

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JANESVILLE - The Martin County West Mavericks swept a three-game match from the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs during Valley Conference volleyball action Tuesday night in Janesville.The Mavericks jumped out to win the first game by a 25-13 decision before leashing the Bulldogs in Game 2 ...

Anderson, Becker fuel Cards’ win

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FAIRMONT - Four different Fairmont Area netted goals in the Cardinals' 6-4 win over the Mankato Loyola Crusaders during Big South Conference soccer action Tuesday at Kot Soccer Complex."My hat's off to them for staying positive and focused out there during the game with all the calls and how ...

Hmielewski roars Tigers past Cardinals

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FAIRMONT - Marshall mentor Dan Westby and his Tiger spikers certainly are no strangers to qualifying for the Minnesota State High School League's state volleyball tournament.In fact, the Marshall volleyball program has advanced to the Twin Cities for the final event of the season 26 times, ...

New Ulm tennis team posts Big South win over Fairmont

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FAIRMONT - Fairmont third singles netter Sydney Hainy rallied for a three-set victory to prevent the Cardinals from being shut out at the rackets of the New Ulm Eagles on Tuesday in Fairmont.New Ulm swept the doubles bracket in straight sets to pace a 6-1 Big South Conference tennis triumph ...