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Luverne fends off Fairmont Area in 4-3 tilt

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FAIRMONT - The Fairmont Area Cardinals and Luverne Cardinals hockey teams are hardly strangers. The two teams faced off in the Section 3A championship nine months ago.Unfortunately for the hometown Fairmont Cardinals, the visiting Luverne Cardinals exited with a 4-3 win on Tuesday night at ...

Harder nets 5 points to lift Luverne by Fairmont

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Fairmont - The Luverne Cardinals spoiled the Fairmont Area Cardinals boys hockey team's season opener with a 10-2 victory Tuesday at Martin County Arena.Nick Harder led Luverne with two goals and three assists, while Kasyn Kruse and Declan Beers added two goals each.Harder started the team off ...

Fairmont hoopsters look to rebound

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FAIRMONT - When the Fairmont girls basketball lineup tips off the 2016-17 campaign by playing host to Worthington tonight at Cardinal Gym, Cardinal eighth-year mentor Don Waletich hopes to reverse last season's early results.Unfortunately, Waletich's youthful 2015-16 roster lost its first three ...

Cardinals hockey set for opener tonight

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FAIRMONT - The 2015-16 boys hockey season marked Kris Olson's first year as the Fairmont Area Cardinals' head coach. The year may not have gone as expected, ending the season with a 4-20-1 record. But, Olson came away with more knowledge in preparing him for his second year."(Coaching) high ...

Indians scratch Jaguars

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SLEEPY EYE - The Sleepy Eye Public Indians edged the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman/Martin Luther Jaguars, 55-47, during season-opening girls basketball action Friday night in the Sleepy Eye St. Mary's Tipoff Classic in Sleepy Eye.Brianna Polesky netted 13 points to top Sleepy Eye's ...

Fairmont trio shares All-Area honor

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FAIRMONT - Trio of triple-threats. Hunter Cox, Nate Kallenbach and Cory Lyons proved a lethal combination in all three phases of prep football to power Fairmont to a 7-3 overall record and a second consecutive appearance in the Class AAA, Section 3 championship game this fall.Cox utilized every ...

Nuss’ hat trick tops Cards’ OT win

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FAIRMONT - A perfect ending to complete a hat trick.Fairmont Area senior defender Taylor Nuss' right-side wrister to the top shelf with 15 seconds remaining in overtime propelled the Cardinals to a 4-3 season-opening hockey victory over the Windom Area Eagles on Tuesday night at Martin County ...

Warriors flatten WBM in opener

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ARMSTRONG - Junior forward Hallie Reese neared double-double territory to help guide the North Union Warriors to a season-opening 67-24 rout over the West Bend-Mallard Wolverines during Iowa prep basketball action Tuesday night in Armstrong.Reese connected on 6 of 9 free throws to help pace her ...

Olson, Cards make debut tonight

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FAIRMONT - The Fairmont Area Cardinals girls hockey team graduated seven players and head coach John Korsmo resigned after the 2015-16 season.As a result, the Cardinals program is getting a facelift, including new head coach and former Fairmont Area standout Ashley Olson."It's great to be back ...

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Early deadline delays storiesFAIRMONT - The combination of no newspaper printed on Thursday with an early deadline on Tuesday due to extra holiday advertising inserts will cause area sports stories from Tuesday night to appear in Friday's sports section.PeeWees 'A' earns shutoutFAIRMONT - ...

St. John’s advances in playoffs

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COLLEGEVILLE - Running back Dusty Krueger's 1-yard scoring plunge as time elapsed propelled the No. 9-ranked St. John's Johnnies to a 32-31 comeback victory over the University of Wisconsin-Platteville during the first-round NCAA Division III football playoffs on Saturday.Senior linebacker ...

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Pavich, Willett tabbed MVRsFAIRMONT - Jenna Pavich and Nathan Willett were named the most valuable runners of the Fairmont cross country teams during the programs' awards banquet.Pavich finished her prep cross country career as the program's fifth-highest scorer with 1,253 points. The Cardinals ...

Norman twins top All-Area team

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BLUE EARTH - The sister-sister connection is strong when it comes to twins Alissa and Lindsey Norman. The all-Big South Conference and three-time starting juniors provided a 1-2 power punch for the Blue Earth Area Bucs volleyball team. Setter Alissa Norman distributes the ball, while middle ...

FHS, BEA, MCW garner 16 all-district choices

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FAIRMONT - The Fairmont Cardinals, Blue Earth Area Bucs and Martin County West/Martin Luther Mavericks combined to earn 16 all-district football selections this fall.Senior defensive end Hunter Cox, senior linebacker/fullback Cory Lyons, junior quarterback Nate Kallenbach and junior ...

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PeeWees split pair of gamesFAIRMONT - The Fairmont PeeWee 'B' hockey team split a pair of weekend road games to open the season.Kaiden Musser produced a game-best four goals, while teammate Nate Rakness generated one goal and two assists to power Fairmont to a 6-5 victory over Marshall on ...

Engeman to play in All-Star game

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FAIRMONT - Standing 5-foot-9 and weighing 125 pounds on a good day, Christian Engeman has grown accustomed to playing against bigger opponents on the prep gridiron.The Fairmont senior cornerback/wide receiver will be prepared for the challenge one more time when he dons a jersey for the ...

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FHS football banquet on SundayFAIRMONT - The Fairmont Cardinals' annual football awards banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Performing Arts Center at Fairmont High School.All Fairmont players, their families and Cardinal fans are welcome to attend the event.Scherzer, Porcello win Cy ...

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Bantams 1-3 at weekend tournamentFAIRMONT - The Carlson Dental Office Bantam hockey team of Fairmont compiled a 1-3 record during weekend ice action at the New Ulm tournament.Waconia downed Fairmont, 7-1, in first-round action Friday night.Hudson Artz tallied an unassisted goal for Fairmont, ...

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FAIRMONT - Rochester Lourdes ended Jackson County Central's undefeated season with a 30-0 win during the Class AAA state football quarterfinals on Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.JCC finishes with a 10-1 record, while Rochester Lourdes (11-0) moves on to play ...

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Cardinals, Bucs net BSC honorsFAIRMONT - Blue Earth Area Bucs cross country runner Grant Strukel earned All-Big South Conference accolades among the small schools after appearing in the Class A state meet this season. Nathan Willett of Fairmont made the conference big school division team, ...