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Cards down Bucs 2-1 in close game

Interstate 90 rivals Fairmont and Blue Earth Area met at Veterans Field in Blue Earth for their only scheduled meeting on the diamond this year last Thursday, May 13. There were only a total of six hits in the contest. Fairmont had four hits off of BEA freshman Taylor Davids while the Bucs ...

BEA softball team’s rally falls short

The Blue Earth Area softball team rallied twice against the Medford Tigers but came up short in the end as the Tigers upended the Bucs 10-8 in a game played on Saturday, May 8. Medford scored one run in the top of the first inning. BEA tied the game in the bottom of the second inning. Kylee ...

Rebel softball team shuts out Vikings

The United South Central girls softball team got their first win of the season on Tuesday, May 11, when they defeated the Hayfield Vikings by a score of 1-0. The Rebels got an 11 strikeout performance from Mariah Anderson, a seventh grader, to get the win. Anderson allowed just three hits, ...

USC boys spend busy week on course

The United South Central boys golf team took third at their fifth Gopher Conference Golf Meet, held in Faribault on Tuesday, May 10. Faribault Bethlehem Academy took first place with a team score of 176, closely followed by Blooming Prairie with a 177. The USC Rebels were in third with a 183 ...

Academic All-State team named

The names of the 2021 Guillotine Academic All-State wrestlers have been released and four members of the Blue Earth Area squad have been recognized for their academic and athletic excellence. All of the BEA wrestlers named to the squad are in their senior year. Max Ehrich and Luke Mertens ...

Track teams compete in Windom

Windom was the site of a May 6 track meet which saw the Jackson County Central Huskies take first place in the girls portion of the meet with 97 points. The host Eagles were second with 89, Redwood Valley was third with 83, Blue Earth Area took fourth with 76 and St. James finished fifth with ...

Tennis team downs Worthington 4-3

The Blue Earth Area boys tennis team broke a two-meet losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Worthington Trojans on Tuesday, March 11. Playing on their home court, the Bucs won two singles matches and two doubles matches to secure the victory. At No. 1 singles, BEA’s Vern Johnson ...

USC boys second, girls third at Medford

The United South Central Rebel boys track team took second and the girls took third at the Medford Track Meet on Thursday, May 6. The boys scored 72 points to take second, while Medford was in first with 97, Blooming Prairie was third at 66 and Faribault Bethlehem Academy was fourth with ...

USC girl golfers finish second in two meets

The United South Central girls golf team traveled to Faribault for a golf meet on Tuesday, May 11, and placed second. Blooming Prairie took first place with a team tally of 215, while the USC Rebels were second with 242 and Hayfield was third with a 260 score. Jessica Ressler of Blooming ...

Baseball team goes 2-1 for the week

The United South Central boys baseball team lost to the Hayfield Vikings last Tuesday, May 11. The final score was 15-2. The Vikings scored four runs in the second inning, added one in the fifth, then had six in the sixth and four more in the seventh. The Rebels had one run in the third and ...