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Bluejays shut out Cardinals in hockey clash

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FAIRMONT — The Waseca Bluejays’ scoring started and ended with junior forward Andrew Weller as the team shut out the Fairmont Area Cardinals, 6-0, during Big South Conference boys hockey action on Thursday night. Weller got the Bluejays’ first goal with assists from TJ Sommers and Simon ...

St. James cagers double up MCW

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SHERBURN — St. James Area senior teammates Sandin Skow and Brady Stevens have been compiling impressive scoring and rebounding statistics for the last three seasons. Add sophomore guards Parker Jones and Kobe Mohwinkel, along with senior forward Lucas Fredin, to the mix and Saints head ...

No. 12 Blue Earth Area grapplers down Maple River

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LAKE MILLS, Iowa — Davis Sunken and Jesus Quintero pinned their opponents to help the Class A No. 12-ranked Blue Earth Area Bucs wrestling team to a 40-24 win over the Maple River Eagles during the Lake Mills triangular on Thursday night. Sunken pinned Ethan Evenson in 5:49 at 106 pounds, ...

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No open skating over weekend FAIRMONT — There will be no open skating today through Sunday at Martin County Arena in Fairmont due to a 12U girls hockey tournament. To access the arena’s open skating schedule, go to the website: fairmont.pucksystems2.com MCW tipoff at 6:30 ...

Down the Line

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PeeWee A team 1-1 in weekend action FAIRMONT — Fairmont PeeWee A hockey team had one win and one loss in back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, Fairmont lost to New Ulm/Sleepy Eye, 7-2, at Martin County Arena. Alec Reutzel scored a power-play goal ...

Fairmont dance hits the stage for first time at New Ulm

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals scored a 22 in the New Ulm Sonics’ dance competition on Saturday in New Ulm. The Cardinals competed in the jazz division. The Sonics posted final score of 58 to capture first place out of six teams. Renville County West took runnerup honors with ...

DeWitt’s 21 propel Fairmont to hoops win over Windom

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WINDOM — Fairmont guard Abby DeWitt poured in a co-game-high 21 points to propel the Cardinals to a 55-52 victory over the Windom Area Eagles during Big South Conference basketball action Tuesday night in Windom. DeWitt also distributed a game-high five assists and pocketed three steals for ...

Magic gymnasts beam by Cardinals

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WELCOME — Martin County Area senior Bryanna Peterson already looked in mid-season form during the Magic’s second dual gymnastics meet of the schedule. Peterson captured her second all-around crown in as many competitions by generating 36.375 points to power Martin County Area to a ...

Cardinals hockey ices Trojans, 3-1

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Area Cardinals girls hockey team rallied around goalie Emily O’Connor to hold the Worthington Trojans to a single goal in the 3-1 Big South Conference win on Tuesday night at Martin County Arena. “We held the shots to a minimum and that helped keep us in the ...

Red Bulls sweep wrestling triangular

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NEW ULM — The Class AA, No. 12-ranked Fairmont/Martin County West Red Bulls wrestling team opened the dual-meet season with a sweep over Waseca and New Ulm on Tuesday night in New Ulm. The Red Bulls started with a 49-30 triumph over the Bluejays. Connor Simmonds got the Red Bulls started by ...

Bucs slip away from Knights, 48-42

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BLUE EARTH — The Blue Earth Area Bucs girls basketball team used a six-point lead in the first half to escape the Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Knights, 48-42, during nonconference action on Monday night. “I’m happy we figured out a way to make that happen,” Bucs head coach Al Cue ...

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Fairmont 12U clips Waseca FAIRMONT — Fairmont edged Waseca, 6-4, during girls 12U hockey action on Sunday. Alexis Newville led Fairmont’s effort with a goal scored in the first and second period, while Karissa Newville provided an assist on both goals. Jozie Hoefker, started ...

Belle Plaine scratches Fairmont hoopsters

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FAIRMONT — Brody Curtiss pitched Class AA state runner-up Belle Plaine to a 6-5 comeback victory over Fairmont during last spring’s Section 2 championship baseball game. Once again, Curtiss proved a proverbial thorn in the Cardinals’ side — this time on the prep hardwood court in ...

Winona hockey outshoots Fairmont Area, 9-4

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FAIRMONT — All Ty Mannor needed was a long weekend road trip to get his scoring touch back. The Winona senior defenseman produced a game-best hat trick, while teammate Matt King netted a playmaker by doling out a game-high three assists to power the Winhawks to a 9-4 victory over the ...

Warriors girls basketball tramples Bison

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BUFFALO CENTER, Iowa — The Hershey Company figured out in 1928 that the Reese’s peanut butter cup proved a profitable confectionery combination. North Union head coach Merle Tigges and Warriors assistant coach Joel Klocke discovered Friday night that junior power forward Hallie Reese and ...

North Union hoopsters deal 9-point loss to North Iowa

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BUFFALO CENTER, Iowa — The North Union Warriors boys basketball team featured three double-digit scorers in its 58-49 win over the North Iowa Bison during Top of Iowa Conference action on Friday night. Senior forward Trent Pedersen had a game-high 19 points, senior guard Nathan Eaton added ...

Blue Earth Area wrestlers pin loss on USC

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BLUE EARTH — The Class A, No. 12-ranked Blue Earth Area Bucs combined four falls with six forfeits to coast to a season-opening 63-11 nonconference dual-meet wrestling victory over the United South Central Rebels on Friday night in Blue Earth. Davis Sunken recorded the Bucs’ initial fall ...

Fairmont hoopsters return solid core

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For the first time since qualifying for the 2014 Class AA state basketball tournament, Fairmont head coach Jared Thompson’s lineup features four returning players with numerous varsity minutes on their prep resumes. “It’s nice to have three starters and our sixth man, who also started ...