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BOLD battles back to take down Greyhounds

NEW ULM — Despite building a 17-point lead in the second half, New Ulm Cathedral couldn’t contain the No. 2-ranked BOLD down the stretch on Tuesday night, falling 78-73 in Section 2A boys’ basketball action. In what could end up being an early playoff preview, the Greyhounds (17-5) ...

New Ulm girls hold off Tigers

NEW ULM — The New Ulm High School girls’ basketball team shook off a sluggish first half with a 15-4 run to start the second half and used that to come away with a 72-65 win over Hutchinson in a nonconference game at New Ulm High School on Tuesday. Joey Batt led four Eagles in double ...

Wabasso downs MVL

NEW ULM — Battling Mother Nature and illness for the last few weeks, the Wabasso girls’ basketball finished a rare accomplishment in the Tomahawk Conference — the unbeaten conference record. Wabasso finished the conference season 16-0, defeating Minnesota Valley Lutheran 71-64 on ...

Mathiowetz scores 1,000th point, Knights roll to 74-46 win

Girls’ basketball SESM 74, BLHS 46 SLEEPY EYE — Knights freshman Madison Mathiowetz scored her 1,000th career point on Tuesday as Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. Mathiowetz scored 36 points and ...

Athlete of the Week • Feb. 10-Feb. 16 • Isaac Fink, Springfield

Isaac Fink Sr. Springfield Son of Bob and Heidi Fink • Fink surpassed 3,000 career points on Friday when he scored 36 points against Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart. He also grabbed 14 rebounds. • He scored 46 points against Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Saturday in a key Tomahawk ...

Chargers run to big win over GFW

NEW ULM — Coming off of a tough 101-81 loss to Springfield this past Saturday in Tomahawk Conference action, the Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys’ basketball team cranked its defense back up at home on Monday night, rolling to a 74-49 win over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop. The Chargers (19-3, ...

Greyhounds rout Bulldogs

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral took advantage of Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton turnovers and rebounded well as the Greyhounds ran past the Bulldogs 57-39 on Monday in a nonconference girls basketball game. McKenna Miling led all scorers with 16 points and eight rebounds. Heidi Hoffmann ...

Waseca rolls past New Ulm 86-51

NEW ULM — In Waseca’s first 21 games this season, the second-ranked team in Class AAA has averaged 85 points per game and allowed 57. Monday night, Waseca came close to both of those averages as the Bluejays won their 22nd straight game of the year with an 86-51 win over New Ulm in a ...

Cathedral boys win big, Madelia outlasts Cleveland

Boys’ basketball Cathedral 59,T/ML/GHEC 30 TRUMAN — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain 59-30 on Monday in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. Cathedral was led by Alex Hillesheim, who had 17 points, 12 rebounds and four steals. Cathedral ...

Fink’s record 46 points leads Tigers by Chargers

SPRINGFIELD — One night after scoring 36 points to pass 3,000 career points in a dominant home victory over Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, Springfield’s Isaac Fink outdid himself again on Saturday against Minnesota Valley Lutheran. In one of the more important Tomahawk Conference boys’ ...

Sleepy Eye girls hold off MVL

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye held off a second-half rally by Minnesota Valley Lutheran to down the Chargers 48-39 on Saturday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball contest. Paige Romberg led Sleepy Eye with 14 points, while Madi Krueger had 12 points and seven rebounds. Hannah ...

MLC men, women fall in season finales

Men’s basketball Northwestern 105, MLC 55 NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College men's basketball team could not slow down the high-octane offensive attack from University of Northwestern-St. Paul in a 104-55 loss in Saturday's season finale. MLC (7-18, 4-12) trailed 27-25 with 7:30 ...

Fink scores 3,000th career point in blowout win

SPRINGFIELD — Senior guard Isaac Fink has been setting and reaching goals every year at Springfield High School, winning games and shattering school records in the process. On Friday night in a Tomahawk Conference matchup with Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, he reached yet another one of his ...

Zinniel nets 1,000th career point in win over St. Mary’s

NEW ULM –– New Ulm Cathedral erased an early 21-13 Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s lead with an 18-2 run to close out the first half and went on to top the Knights 76-55 Friday night in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball. Alex Hillesheim led Cathedral (16-4, 11-4) with a game high 24 points. ...

Eagles dominate Fairmont in boys’ hockey

SLEEPY EYE –– The New Ulm boys’ hockey team ended its regular season in fine fashion by beating the Fairmont Cardinals 11-1 in a Big South Conference game in Sleepy Eye. The Eagles (14-8-1) came out soaring, netting four goals in the first 17 minutes of the game to jump out to an early ...

Prep roundup: New Ulm girls down Fairmont, Wabasso holds off MVL girls

Girls’ basketball New Ulm 48, Fairmont 36 NEW ULM — New Ulm defeated Fairmont 48-36 on Friday in a Big South Conference girls’ basketball game. New Ulm’s Joey Batt had 21 points and seven steals. Also for New Ulm, Iyanna Wieland had 12 points and seven steals. New ulm (19-4) ...

MLC picked 9th in baseball preseason poll

NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College baseball team was picked to finish ninth in the UMAC Preseason Coaches' Poll released by the conference on Thursday. The Knights received nine points in the poll, 10 below eighth-place Crown's total of 19 points. Bethany Lutheran and St. Scholastica ...

Goblirsch qualifies for state gymnastics meet

WACONIA — New Ulm’s Kayla Goblirsch will compete in the Class A state gymnastics meet next week after she qualified in the all-around at the Section 2A meet on Thursday. Goblirsch finished second overall with an all-around score of 36.875. She had a score of 9.425 in the vault to finish ...

MLC women pick up win over Crown

Women’s basketball MLC 69, Crown 58 ST. BONIFACIUS — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team tied its season-high for points scored while setting a new season-best for points allowed in a 69-58 win at Crown College on Wednesday. The Knights fell behind 15-6 after the first ...