New Ulm hosts 3 prep football games this week

NEW ULM — All three high school football teams in New Ulm are at home this weekend as the 2018 season kicks off.

On Thursday, both New Ulm High School and Minnesota Valley Lutheran are at home for 7 p.m. kick-offs and face tough opponents.

New Ulm hosts Waseca at New Ulm High School with the Bluejays expected to contend for the Big South Conference and the Section 2AAAA title.

The Chargers of MVL entertain a strong Mayer Lutheran team that went 11-2 last year at Johnson Field.

On Friday, the Greyhounds of New Ulm Cathedral host Lakeview at 7 p.m. at Johnson Field.