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Thursday’s Local Sports


BASEBALL Fairmont at Jackson Co. Central, 5 p.m. St. James Area at Windom, 5:30 p.m. New Ulm at Hutchinson   SOFTBALL Jackson Co. Central at Fairmont, 5 p.m. Adrian at Luverne, 5 p.m. Blue Earth Area at Waseca, 5:30 p.m.   TRACK AND FIELD Fairmont Early Bird Invitational - Mankato East, Maple River, New Ulm, and St. Peter attending. Field Events at 4, Track Events at 4:30 Mountain Lake Invitational - MCW and GHEC-TML-M among school attending, 4:15 p.m. Indoor at Minnesota State, Mankato - St. James Area, BEA, JWP, WEM, and MVL, 5:30 p.m.    

Thursday’s Local Sports2024-04-05T14:21:30-05:00

Postseason Basketball


MINNESOTA BOYS BASKETBALL STATE TOURNAMENT   Class AAAA quarterfinals Rogers (21-9) 64, No. 1 Wayzata (28-1) 77 No. 5 Cretin-Derham Hall (24-4) 57, No. 4 Farmington (23-6) 56 Eagan (17-12) 73, No. 2 Park Center (25-3) 70 Coon Rapids (16-13) 36, No. 3 Minnetonka (22-6) 83   Class AAA quarterfinals Stewartville (26-4) 48, No. 1 Totino-Grace (25-5) 57 No. 5 DeLaSalle (20-9) 74, No. 4 Orono (19-10) 64 Chisago Lakes (22-7) 41, No. 2 Mankato East (26-2) 80 Minneapolis South (21-5) 70, No. 3 Alexandria Area (24-5) 72   Class AA quarterfinals Jackson County Central (21-8) 66, No. 2 Albany (29-2) 87 Pelican Rapids (25-6) 62, No. 3 [...]

Postseason Basketball2024-03-21T13:19:34-05:00

Schmeeckle Foundation awards $394,013 in Grants


The Schmeeckle Foundation recently approved fourteen grants totaling $394,013 to support initiatives in Martin County, Minnesota. This now brings the total investment into Martin County by the Schmeeckle Foundation to over $5,500,000. These grants support the Schmeeckle Foundation’s three core focus areas: early childhood care and education, serving the disabled and elderly, and promoting the arts. The Schmeeckle Foundation is a private family foundation serving Martin County, Minnesota. Its mission is to carry on the legacy of long-time Martin County resident, Juanita Ellen (Teubner) Schmeeckle, to provide grants for the betterment of Martin County. The recent award recipients are: $15,000 to [...]

Schmeeckle Foundation awards $394,013 in Grants2024-03-13T10:42:30-05:00

Three Fairmont High Students Qualify For National Speech Tournament


This weekend, ten members of the Fairmont Speech Team competed at the Southern District National Qualifying Tournament for Speech hosted by Woodbury and Eagan High School in the Twin Cities. Fairmont Freshman Leon Yang was the Champion in Humorous Interpretation and qualified for the national tournament. Fairmont Juniors Grace Simpson and Oliver Thedens placed 3rd in Duo Interpretation and qualified for the national tournament. Fairmont Junior Grace Simpson placed 4th in Dramatic Interpretation and qualified for the national tournament. Grace Simpson elected to take Duo Interpretation with Oliver Thedens as the NSDA only allows for a student to take one main [...]

Three Fairmont High Students Qualify For National Speech Tournament2024-03-11T13:42:12-05:00

Weekend Sports Scoreboard


BOYS BASKETBALL Section 3AA Semifinals Jackson County Central 59, Redwood Valley 46 Morris Area 55, Eden Valley-Watkins 53   Section 3A Semifinals Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 64, Hills-Beaver Creek 54 Central MN Christian 72, Minneota 60   Section 2AAA Semifinals Mankato East 87, Hutchinson 44 New Ulm 69, Mankato West 62   BOYS HOCKEY   State Class AA Tournament Championship Edina 2, Chanhassen 1   State Class A Tournament Championship St. Cloud Cathedral 3, Hermantown 1  

Weekend Sports Scoreboard2024-03-10T09:36:26-05:00

Thursday’s Sports Scoreboard


BOYS BASKETBALL   SECTION 2AA SOUTH at Fairmont Lake Crystal-WM 73, Maple River 41 Waseca 74, J-W-P 52   SECTION 2AA NORTH at New Prague Belle Plaine 71, LeSueur-Henderson 67 Glencoe-Silver Lake 68, MVL 67   SECTION 3AA SOUTH at Windom Jackson Co. Central 94, Pipestone Area 80 Redwood Valley 93, Luverne 66     SECTION 3AA NORTH at Willmar Morris Area 65, Montevideo 63 Eden Valley-Watkins 72, Paynesville 44     SECTION 2A SOUTH at St. Peter Mountain Lake-Comfrey 72, Mankato Loyola 62 Springfield 98, Alden-Conger 61   SECTION 2A NORTH at Arlington Lester Prairie 82, Sleepy Eye St. Mary's [...]

Thursday’s Sports Scoreboard2024-03-08T14:41:17-05:00

Fairmont Robotics Team Competes For First Time This Season


Fairmont High School Robotics/The MegaHertz - Team 2847 competed in a field of 55 teams from Minnesota and Wisconsin in the Lake Superior Regional Robotics Competition in Duluth Feb. 28th through March 2nd. Team 2847 finished qualification rounds on Saturday with a 6-2 record and a rank of 8th among the 55 teams participating. During the alliance selection process, the team moved up to become the team captain for the sixth alliance in play-off rounds choosing Team 930 - The Mukwonago Bears from Mukwonago, WI, and 5914 - The Robotic Warriors from Caledonia, MN, as their alliance partners. The team lost [...]

Fairmont Robotics Team Competes For First Time This Season2024-03-07T15:05:53-05:00

Tuesday’s Sports Scoreboard


GIRLS BASKETBALL   Section 3AA South Championship Windom 75, Fairmont 71   Section 3AA North Championship New London-Spicer 52, Minnewaska 42   Section 3A South Championship SW Minnesota Christian 82, Edgerton 56   Section 3A North Championship Minneota 59, Central MN Christian 51     BOYS BASKETBALL   Section 2A South Quarterfinals Mountain Lake-Comfrey 77, MCW 32 Mankato Loyola 65, GHEC-T-ML 55 Springfield 97, Madelia 67 Alden-Conger 53, USC 52   Section 2A North Quarterfinals Sleepy Eye St. Mary's 59, New Ulm Cathedral 53 Lester Prairie 68, Cedar Mountain 59 Sleepy Eye 74, A-C-GC 64 G-F-W 83, BOLD 66   Section [...]

Tuesday’s Sports Scoreboard2024-03-06T12:12:09-05:00

Saturday’s Local Sports Scoreboard


BOYS BASKETBALL Section 3AA South Quarterfinals   Luverne 65, Fairmont 57 Jackson County Central 90, St. James Area 45 Pipestone Area 94, Windom 54   Section 3AA North Montevideo 56, Minnewaska Area 49 Paynesville 63, K-M-S 50 Morris Area 70, New London-Spicer 58 Eden Valley-Watkins 42, Litchfield 38   Section 3A South Quarterfinals   Hills-Beaver Creek 65, Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda 44 R-T-R 73, Red Rock Central 62 Murray County Central 84, T-M-B 83 SW Minnesota Christian 81, Westbrook-Walnut Grove 57   Section 3A North Quarterfinals   Dawson-Boyd 71, Lakeview 35 Minneota 70, Canby 64 MACCRAY 91, Renville Co. West 55 Central MN [...]

Saturday’s Local Sports Scoreboard2024-03-03T10:49:15-05:00

Easton Man Receives Jail Time and Probation After Threatening Store Workers


North Mankato - An Easton man has been sentenced to jail time and probation for threatening store workers at a local store in September. The incident occurred after the man, identified as 63 year old Steven Scott Gray, disputed charges on his account at the store. According to court documents, Gray initially faced a felony threats of violence charge but pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of misdemeanor disorderly conduct last week in Nicollet County District Court. The incident involved employees at a store in North Mankato, but it was also reported that Gray had a similar dispute with a store [...]

Easton Man Receives Jail Time and Probation After Threatening Store Workers2024-02-28T08:47:24-05:00
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