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MLC women pick up first victory of the season

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Women’s basketball ST. BONIFACIUS — The Martin Luther College women’s basketball team broke into the win column with a 63-55 victory at Crown College on Wednesday. The game was ugly to start for the Knights as the Storm built a 17-6 lead after one quarter, but MLC opened the second ...

Wolves, Hawks swap guards Teague, Crabbe on expiring deals

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves traded 11th-year veteran point guard Jeff Teague to his original team Thursday in a three-player swap of backups with the Atlanta Hawks, who sent shooting guard Allen Crabbe in return. The Timberwolves also dealt shooting guard Treveon Graham, ...

Cathedral boys defeat JWP

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NEW ULM — While Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton was able to slow things down against New Ulm Cathedral early on Thursday night, the Greyhounds stayed strong on defense and pushed the pace more in the second half on the way to a 59-40 win in nonconference boys’ basketball action. James ...

Saints stop New Ulm

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NEW ULM — For the first 18 minutes of the St.Peter-New Ulm boy’s basketball game Thursday night, it looked like the Saints were going to run the Eagles out of their own gym. But in the second half, it was the Saints who were reeling. St. Peter jumped to a 34-13 half-time lead only to ...

Riederer leads MVL by Wabasso

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Wabasso 78-50 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. “We had a pretty good stretch of defense in the first half,” MVL head coach Rollin Timm said. “We surprised them and we did well offensively.” The Chargers ...

John Busch had an impact on Jamie Hoffmann

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NEW ULM — One of the many hockey players that John Busch, who was presented the Tom Macho Award on Saturday, coached, worked with and influenced in his 20 years in hockey was former New Ulmite Jamie Hoffmann. Hoffmann, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play D-I college hockey at ...

Glover’s 47 leads Madelia by A-C

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MADELIA — Whatever Ja’Sean Glover wanted to do on Tuesday night against Alden-Conger, the sophomore was able to make it work to his advantage. Glover went off for a school-record 47 points and pulled down nine rebounds as Madelia defeated Alden-Conger 102-59 in a Valley Conference boys’ ...

Chargers down Cougars

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NEW ULM — Cold shooting by Cedar Mountain in the second half and a more intense defense by Minnesota Valley Lutheran led to a 74-48 MVL win Tuesday night in a Tomahawk Conference game. Dunwa Omot paced the Chargers (12-1, 6-1) with a game-high 22 points. Jace Marotz added 17, Mason Cox had ...

NUHS weight room receives new weights

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NEW ULM — Through fundraising, volunteer help, donations and hard work, the New Ulm High School weight room now has a brand new set of weights that may rival some small colleges. Just after Christmas, a brand new set of weights were brought in to the tune of $80,000 — all money raised ...

New Ulm Steel to host Peoria this weekend

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NEW ULM — For the first time in their history, the New Ulm Steel will play the Peoria, Illinois Mustangs in pair of weekend games this Friday and Saturday at 7:10 p.m at the New Ulm Civic Center. Peoria, a 450-mile one-way trip, comes into this weekends’ matchup with a 16-12-1-2 mark ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • Jan 5-11

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Owen Bertram Sr., Springfield, 126 pounds • Bertram picked up his 100th career win of the season on Friday night at the BOLD quadrangular as he went 3-0 on the night. He now has 102 career wins and 51 career pins. • His three victories on Friday improved his record to 22-1 on the year. ...

Late free throws lift MLC

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NEW ULM — With his team clinging to a narrow lead late in the game, Martin Luther College senior guard Josh Tomlin helped seal the deal for the Knights. Tomlin hit six free throws in the final 33 seconds as the Knights defeated Concordia College 73-72 in a men’s nonconference college ...

MVL girls continue to roll, Sibley East boys down GFW

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Girls’ basketball MVL 72, GHEC/T 55 TRUMAN — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Granada-Huntley-East-Chain/Truman on Monday in a nonconference girls’ basketball game. Abbie Riederer led the Chargers with 29 points and eight rebounds. Emma Nelson scored 19 points, had 13 rebounds, ...

Greyhounds hold off Knights in Tomahawk

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral put together strong runs near the end of both halves on Monday night to pull away with a 79-70 win over Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball action at Cathedral High School. The Greyhounds (12-1, 7-1) were led by Chris Knowles, who ...

Eagles rally to top Bulldogs

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm girls’ hockey team won its third straight game and sixth out of its last eight after it defeated Minnesota River 3-2 on Saturday at the New Ulm Civic Center. Minnesota River scored the first two goals of the game in the first period, but New Ulm responded in the ...

Eagle boys dominate Minnesota River

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NEW ULM — In span of eight minutes, a close boys’ hockey game became a running-time contest. New Ulm scored six goals midway through the final period to turn a tight 3-1 game into an 8-1 win for the Eagles Saturday afternoon in a Big South Conference game over Minnesota ...

MLC men fall to Superior

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College men’s basketball team fell short against UMAC-leading UW-Superior in a 69-54 loss on Saturday. The Knights fell behind early by the score of 14-3, but coach Greg Holzhueter changed to a zone defense that frustrated UWS and helped MLC cut the deficit ...