Skilled golfing trio to pace Cardinal girls lineup

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals head girls golf coach Brad Haugen has a solid top three in his varsity lineup and some newcomers this season to make the squad a competitive group. Last year the Cardinals won the Big South Conference’s East Division. “We’re strong with veterans at ...

Fairmont boys golf returns solid nucleus

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FAIRMONT — Fairmont Cardinal head boys golf coach Brad Haugen is counting on his veteran players to do most of the heavy lifting this season. “We have a solid group of talented boys returning to the varsity lineup,” Haugen said. “The others are younger and they will learn a lot from ...

Fairmont tennis set for 1st serve of spring

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FAIRMONT — Head coach Eric Johnson and his Fairmont tennis team are cautiously optimistic heading into the 2023 season. So far this spring, the team has been indoors working on drills as the weather hasn’t cooperated. “We can do drills indoors and get some work in, but it’s not like ...

State baseball champion Fairmont ready to defend

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FAIRMONT — Minnesota State High School League Class AA state baseball champions. After guiding Fairmont to a school-record 27-3 overall mark and engineering the Cardinal diamond program’s first-ever state crown in 2022, one question remains to be answered. “What do Fairmont head coach ...

Cardinals ‘armed’ and ready for softball season

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FAIRMONT — By the end of last autumn, Fairmont head softball coach Cory Hainy’s pitching staff had been decimated by major injuries. Nevaeh Rahm broke her ankle and fibula on a slide during American Legion diamond action on June 21, while Allison Janssen tore the anterior cruciate ...

Fairmont sweeps outdoor track & field opener

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FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Cardinals boys and girls track & field teams put a win on the board in their first outdoor meet of the season on Monday at Bob Bonk Track in Fairmont. The Cardinals boys team scored 82 points, while St. Peter had 63 and United South Central had one. For the ...