River Valley edges No. 6 Fairmont netters

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FAIRMONT — The vastly-improved River Valley Wildcats scratched out a hard-fought 4-3 non-league girls tennis victory over Class A No. 6-ranked Fairmont’s modified lineup on Tuesday at the Cardinal Courts. With four regular underclassmen starters turning over their spots during Fairmont’s ...

New Ulm volleyball outspikes Fairmont, 3-1

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals outslugged the New Ulm Eagles in Game 1, 25-23, but the purple-and-white clad visitors rallied to reel off hard-hitting wins of 25-15, 27-25 and 25-16 to exit Cardinal Gym with a 3-1 Big South Conference volleyball victory in hand Tuesday night. Middle ...

Fairmont runners place 2nd in both invite races

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FAIRMONT — The good news for Monday’s Cardinal cross country invitational in Fairmont — the forecast for thunderstorms and heavy rain did not materialize. The bad news for the hometown Cardinals — three top varsity runners did not hit the Cedar Creek Park’s 5,000-meter course due to ...

Forest City volleyball sweeps North Union, 3-0

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FOREST CITY, Iowa — Shae Dillavou smacked seven kills to pace a balanced spiking attack and recorded four blocks to steer the Forest City Indians to a 25-13, 25-22, 25-21 Iowa volleyball sweep over the North Union Warriors on Monday night in Forest City. Jalyn Hovenga topped Forest City’s ...

Mavericks defuse Chargers in Homecoming game, 34-16

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SHERBURN — Martin County West tight end Tanner Sinn proved to be in the right place at the right time during Saturday night’s Homecoming football game. Sinn prevented a potential momentum-shifting interception near midfield by grabbing a careening tipped pass for a 14-yard gain with 8:52 ...

No. 6 Fairmont tennis team wins Mankato West triangular

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MANKATO — The Class A No. 6-ranked Fairmont girls tennis lineup captured both ends of the Mankato West triangular Saturday to extend its dual-meet winning streak to nine in a row. Fairmont swept the singles bracket to pace a 6-1 decision over Blue Earth Area. Claire Nemmers posted a 6-2, ...