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New Ulm’s Hunter Ranweiler drops down a bunt during the Eagles’ win against Fairmont Thursday at Mueller Park in New Ulm.
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New Ulm baseball team stays unbeaten with big win over Fairmont

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Eagles baseball team lived up to their early season ranking as the top team in Class AAA Thursday as Andrew Peters scattered three hits and fanned five in an 11-0 win over Fairmont at Mueller Park in a Big South Conference game. The game was stopped after 4 1/2 ...

New Ulm Brewers begin season on Saturday

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Brewers’ 2017 amateur baseball team will be a mixture of veteran players with new players, manager Al Flor said. The Brewers open their season at 5 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Park, when they host Glencoe. Admission is now free to all Brewers games. “We have some ...

New Ulm High School to host all-alumni softball game on May 13

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Alumni Association will be holding an all-alumni reunion softball game to commemorate the Eagles’ final season at Harman Park. The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on May 13 at Harman Park and will feature numerous events, capped off by a softball game ...

ESPN layoffs sad, not surprising

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I awoke Wednesday morning and learned at the news that ESPN — the self-proclaimed but somehow-undisputed Worldwide Leader in Sports — laid off at least 100 employees from athletes-turned-analysts to blue-blooded reporters. Some of the big names of staffers laid off include NFL reporter Ed ...

Viterbo University sweeps MLC softball team

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LA CROSSE, Wis. — The Martin Luther College softball team lost both games of its nonconference doubleheader at Viterbo University by the scores of 10-2 and 9-8 on Thursday. VU 10, MLC 2 (6 innings) The V-Hawks broke open a tied game with an eight-run sixth inning to win game one ...

New Ulm boys host tournament

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ golf team hosted a match play tournament on Thursday at the New Ulm Country Club. New Ulm had four wins on the day. They came from Aiden Guggisberg, Glavine Schugel, Matt Janke and Jack Raymond. St. Peter had five wins overall on the day and Jackson County ...

Fairmont defeats New Ulm in Big South tennis

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Story courtesy of Fairmont Sentinel FAIRMONT — Though the weather may not have favored a three-set tennis match, the Fairmont Cardinals used three of them to beat the New Ulm Eagles, 5-2, during Big South Conference action on Thursday. “We were actually quite glad it was cold and ...

Eagles outlast Cardinals in Big South battle

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Story courtesy of Fairmont Sentinel FAIRMONT — Meleah Reinhart topped the Minnesota prep basketball ranks with a 27.8-point per game scoring average this winter. The future Southwest Minnesota State University cager, however, proved on Thursday that she’s a multi-sport ...

Sano drives in 4 as Twins beat Royals 6-4

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TWINS 6, ROYALS 4 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Sano and Joe Mauer hit consecutive two-run doubles in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Sano also had a two-run homer in the fourth. He has eight hits in his ...

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New Ulm’s Cole Wellmann tosses a pitch in a 6-5 win against Hutchinson on April 4 at Mueller Park.

New Ulm Eagles off to hot start in 2017

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NEW ULM — With returning experience and developed talent, it isn’t a surprise that the New Ulm baseball team is off to a hot start to the 2017 season. The Eagles returned all but two players from a team that upset the top-seeded team in Section 2AAA and went on to place sixth at state. ...

After 49 years, Gary Hindt retires as Wabasso wrestling coach

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WABASSO — Anyone who knows Gary Hindt knows he is a wealth of knowledge in more than just wrestling. A real people person, Hindt has all kinds of things to talk about. And he always does so with a smile. After 49 years as the only head wrestling coach at Wabasso, Hindt is hanging it up ...

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New Ulm Cathedral’s Kate Klimek watches her tee shot on the first hole at the New Ulm Country Club during the Greyhounds’ meet with Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop and Wabasso.
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Cathedral boys prevail at home golf meet

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NEW ULM — Despite less than ideal conditions, the New Ulm Cathedral boys’ golf team was able to play well on its home course, winning a Tomahawk Conference triangular on Tuesday at New Ulm Country Club. Cathedral’s Hunter Bode and Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop’s Cole Blumhoefer shared ...

UM-Morris sweeps MLC in UMAC doubleheader

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MORRIS — The Martin Luther College baseball team lost both games of its Upper Midwest Athletic Conferece doubleheader at University of Minnesota Morris by the scores of 6-5 and 18-6 on Tuesday. UMM 6, MLC 5 MLC was unable to come up with the big hits late on the way to a 6-5 defeat in ...

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Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Payton Richtsmeier (4) slides safely into second past the tag of the Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain shortstop during the Chargers’ win Monday at MVL.
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Solid pitching boosts MVL in win

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By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — An improved pitching performance gave Minnesota Valley Lutheran a big victory against Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain on Monday. The Chargers defeated the Jaguars 16-6 in five innings of nonconference softball action. MVL (2-7) ...

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New Ulm’s Lucas Veleo serves the ball during the Eagles’ match against Delano/Rockford on Monday at NUHS.
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New Ulm loses to Delano/Rockford

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By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Delano/Rockford defeated New Ulm 5-2 on Monday in a nonconference boys’ tennis match. “Delano/Rockford plays in a tough conference and they are building up a good program,” New Ulm head coach Pete Engeldinger said. New Ulm won last ...

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New Ulm’s Abbey Frauenholtz watches her tee shot on the third hole at the New Ulm Country Club during the Eagles meet against Mankato East on Monday.
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Wolkow shoots personal best as New Ulm girls beat Mankato East

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NEW ULM — New Ulm sophomore girls’ golfer Izzie Wolkow has come close to breaking 100 on the course a few times, but a bad hole or two has often been the difference. On Monday, Wolkow shot a 97, a personal best for her, as New Ulm defeated Mankato East 407-426 in nonconference girls’ ...

Lux, Knights pick up 6-1 win

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St. Mary’s 6, JWP 1 SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s beat Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 6-1 in a nonconference softball game on Monday. Anna Lux got the win for the Knights (9-1), having tallied eight strikeouts against five walks and given up one earned run on two hits in the ...

MLC splits doubleheader with Crown

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NEW ULM, Minn. — The Martin Luther College softball team split its doubleheader against Crown College on Monday, losing the first game 9-6 before winning the second 2-1. The Storm (13-21, 11-3 UMAC) scored nine times in the final four innings on the way to a 9-6 win in Game 1. The Knights ...

Stability, turnover remain issues for NUHS basketball

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NEW ULM — New Ulm High School activities director Troy Guentzel said that the loss of a head boys’ and girls’ basketball coach basically the same day was understandable. “And there was no ill feelings one way or the other,” Guentzel said. “It came down to respect for people who ...

New Ulm blanks Faribault at U.S. Bank Stadium

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New Ulm 8, Faribault 0 MINNEAPOLIS — New Ulm blanked Faribault in a nonconference baseball game played Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Cole Wellmann got the win for the Eagles (6-0), who are ranked No. 2 in Class AAA. Wellmann tallied six strikeouts against one walk having ...

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