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New Ulm track and field competes at MSU Thursday

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MANKATO — The New Ulm track and field team competed at the Mankato West quad at MSU on Thursday. For the girls, New Ulm’s Paige Kalis finished first with a 7.77 in the 60-meter dash. Kalis also finished second in the long jump with (15-05.5). In the 400, Elisabeth Cooper took fourth ...

Knights pick up sweep in doubleheader against NCU

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PLYMOUTH –– The Martin Luther College softball team evened its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference record thanks to a doubleheader sweep of North Central University by the scores of 8-6 and 13-2 at the Plymouth Creek Dome on Friday. The Knights opened the day with an 8-6 win over the ...

St. James sweeps New Ulm tennis team

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ tennis team was finally able to get out on their own courts on Thursday. Unfortunately for the Eagles, they were missing their regular No. 3 and No. 4 singles players and felt it as a result in a 7-0 Big South Conference loss. New Ulm coach Pete Engeldinger ...

MLC opens UMAC action with 2 losses

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SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Martin Luther College softball team was finally able to open its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference season on Thursday, but was unable to out-slug UW-Superior in a pair of defeats by the scores of 10-2 and 11-2. UWS 10, MLC 2 (5 innings) The UWS offense exploded for ...

Beltz to sign with University of Maine

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SLEEPY EYE — When this past high school hockey season began, Ali Beltz was pretty sure her future in college hockey was going to be at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls next year after she finished her senior season with the New Ulm Eagles girls’ hockey team. Beltz, from Sleepy ...

Winter weather puts spring prep sports at a standstill

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NEW ULM — Activities Directors across Minnesota this spring have one question that they have been asking. Where is the spring weather? Thus far the weather has not cooperated. That has forced ADs to scramble as they postpone games, hoping that somewhere around the corner, warm and ...

New Ulm boys’ tennis begins season with win

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REDWOOD VALLEY — New Ulm defeated Redwood Valley 5-2 on Monday in Big South Conference boys’ tennis for a 1-0 start to the season. New Ulm’s Andrew Goodall won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, while New Ulm’s Colton Collum won 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 singles. New Ulm’s Isaac Blumhoefer and Max ...

New Ulm Club honors 6 senior athletes

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NEW ULM — Six senior student athletes were honored by the New Ulm Club on Saturday at Martin  Luther College as they were selected as the Outstanding Athlete of the Year. Each high school in New Ulm selected a boy and a girl athlete for this honor. New Ulm Cathedral selected Nathan ...

Grev, Schultz up for UMAC Award

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NEW ULM ­­–– Martin Luther College senior student-athletes Kira Grev and Ethan Schultz were named finalists for the 2018 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Scholar-Athlete Leadership Award by the conference on Wednesday. The two were among 18 senior student-athletes (nine female, ...

Moran’s grand slam leads Pirates

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colin Moran hit a first-inning grand slam in his debut at PNC Park, Jameson Taillon tied a career high with nine strikeouts and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on for a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins in their home opener on Monday. Moran, part of a trade that sent Gerrit ...

Gramentz wins Hockey Mom of the Year

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NEW ULM — It took a little bit of puck luck, but Patti Gramentz of New Ulm delivered in the end and became the 2018 Schwan’s Hockey Mom Hall of Fame winner on Monday night. Schwan’s and the Minnesota Wild team up to honor one deserving hockey mom each home game during the season and ...

Fink takes over as Springfield football coach

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SPRINGFIELD — Bob Fink said that he’s always enjoyed a new challenge. Starting this fall, that new challenge will be the opportunity to tackle a different sport to coach. Fink is taking over as the head football coach for the Tigers after longtime coach Paul Dunn stepped down. Dunn was ...

Thibodeau laments lack of toughness; Wolves try to hang on

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have seven games to go in this strenuous regular season, coming tantalizingly close to the tormented franchise's first appearance in the playoffs in 14 years. The trouble is their once-sturdy postseason bid is also teetering on the brink of ...

Brazil wins 1-0 in Berlin to end Germany’s unbeaten run

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BERLIN (AP) — Brazil defeated Germany 1-0 on Tuesday to end the World Cup champion's 22-game unbeaten run and restore some lost pride following the humiliating mismatch between the sides in their previous meeting. Gabriel Jesus' first-half header settled the friendly and provided his side ...

Local radio banquet honors 4 athletes

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NEW ULM — The 56th annual KNUJ Player of the Year Banquet for basketball and wrestling took place Tuesday night, with four athletes earning trophies for their efforts this past season. Dayne Morton, 120 pound wrestler from Sibley East, earned another trophy to add to his collection after ...

Fink overcomes the obstacles

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SPRINGFIELD — There wasn’t a defender in the area that could stop Isaac Fink this past season. In fact, it seemed that the only thing that kept him from making others look silly on a nightly basis was the one thing he couldn’t control — illness. Fink battled the flu and pneumonia ...

Fink, Kettner, Hillesheim highlight All-Journal boys team

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First team Isaac Fink, Springfield, jr., G Fink was the All-Journal Player of the Year in 2017 and he’s a two-time Tomahawk Conference Player of the Year. The junior led the Tigers to a 28-2 record this year and he averaged 26.6 ppg (691 points), 10.2 rpg (265), 5.8 apg (150) and 2.8 spg ...

3 Eagle boys’ hockey players honored by Big South

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NEW ULM — The Big South Conference honored three New Ulm boys’ hockey players on Monday. Landon Strong, junior, was named to the all-conference team, while Glavine Schugel, sophomore, and Luke Scheid, senior, were named honorable mention. The Eagles finished fourth in the conference this ...

Curry out at least 3 weeks but could be ready for playoffs

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry will miss at least three weeks because of a sprained left knee, meaning he is out for the rest of the regular season for the Golden State Warriors. He could be back for around the start of the playoffs next month if all goes well in rehabbing his latest ...

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