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Eagles go 1-2 at quad

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area wrestling team went 1-2 on Thursday at its home quadrangular. New Ulm defeated Fulda-Murray County Central 36-9 before losing 42-27 to Bishop Heelan Catholic (Iowa) and 49-19 against Windom-Mountain Lake Area. In the first match against F-MCC, the Eagles took ...

Luverne knocks off New Ulm boys

NEW ULM — With two minutes to go in the third period, the New Ulm Eagles boy’s hockey team held a 2-1 lead on Luverne and were on the power play. But a bad play on the puck by the Eagles led to Kasyn Kruse scoring his second goal of the game to tie the game with just under  two minutes ...

RRC boys trounce Ellsworth

Boys’ basketball RRC 75, Ellsworth 39 LAMBERTON — Red Rock Central crushed Elllsworth on Thursday in a Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball game. Trevor Pederson led RRC with 16 points, seven rebounds, Luke Engen had 15 points with 14 rebounds, Brady Rasmussen added nine points with ...

MVL to host state tourney reunion team

NEW ULM — Saturday afternoon the Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys' basketball team will host the Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart Mustangs at 11:45 a.m. (c-squad), 1 p.m. (b-squad) and 2:30 p.m. (varsity). At halftime of the varsity game we will recognize the first MVL team to ever go to a state ...

MLC gets swept by UW-Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team lost its game at first place UW-Superior on Friday by the score of 84-55. The Yellowjackets entered the game unbeaten in UMAC play, and then showcased why in the first half as they built a 45-29 lead after two quarters. UWS ...

Steel host LaCrosse this weekend

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel return to the New Ulm Civic Center Friday night when they host the LaCrosse Freeze in a NA3HL game. It has been almost four months since the Freeze and the Steel met. In their last meeting here in New Ulm on October 7th, the Steel skated to a 5-1 win over the ...

New Ulm Steel to have Faith Night next Wednesday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel will have a “Faith Night” game on Wednesday, Feb. 8 when they host Willmar in a NA3HL game. Tickets are free for area youth church groups thanks to local sponsors for the event. “We are partnering with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and we also have ...

Cavs blow past Wolves

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points, Kyrie Irving had 14 and a career-high 14 assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers, coming off a losing record in January, defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-97 on Wednesday night. Cleveland, which went 7-8 last month, began February looking ...

Cathedral girls top Wabasso

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral’s team effort in the second half led to a comeback victory over Wabasso 62-55 in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game Tuesday night. McKenna Berdan led the Greyhounds (7-12, 4-8 Tomahawk) with 17 points, while Rose Hazuka added 14 points. Also for ...

MVL boys crush Sleepy Eye

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Sleepy Eye 74-56 in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball matchup on Tuesday night. The Chargers (12-5) offense seemed unable to be stopped in the first half. They started the game off on a 12-2 run against the Indians, using Sleepy Eye’s ...

New Ulm gymnasts escape with win

NEW ULM — For the second time in as many nights, the New Ulm gymnastics team picked up a Big South Conference victory, this time with a narrow 133.5-132.375 victory against Waseca. The win means New Ulm clinched a spot to compete in the Big South Conference meet, which has a new style this ...

Big 3s help Cathedral down Wabasso

NEW ULM — Solid 3-point shooting separated New Ulm Cathedral as it cruised to a 65-51 victory against Wabasso on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. The Greyhounds (7-11, 6-4 Tomahawk) shot 47.8 percent (11-for-23) from 3-point range in the contest, led by junior Nate ...

Jordan runs past New Ulm boys

Boys’ basketball Jordan 83, New Ulm 51 JORDAN — Jordan downed New Ulm on Tuesday in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. Connor Foley scored 16 points and Reece Melby added 10 points for the Eagles. New Ulm (5-12) will host Waseca on Friday. MCW 55, Nicollet 50 NICOLLET ...

Taco fundraiser for New Ulm booster club

NEW ULM — The Eagles’ Booster Club is having a Taco Fundraiser along with Taco John's on Thursday at the New Ulm Civic Center prior to the Luverne vs. New Ulm boys’ hockey game. They will be selling tacos, burritos, and nachos from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Ellie Hohensee, New Ulm beat Marshall in gymnastics

NEW ULM — Senior Ellie Hohensee picked up two first-place finishes in helping lead New Ulm to a 133.775-114.6 victory against Marshall in a Big South Conference gymnastics dual meet on Monday night. The Eagles had seven different placewinners with Hohensee, Molly Klimek and Sarah Longtin ...

Nicollet sinks MVL at buzzer

By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Sophomore Nicole Hall put in the game-winner for Nicollet as time expired to defeat Minnesota Valley Lutheran 47-45 in a nonconference girls’ basketball game Monday. Brooke Skrien led the Raiders (7-9) with 18 points, while Natasha ...

New Ulm picks up win vs. LCWM

New Ulm boys 61, LCWM 58 LAKE CRYSTAL — New Ulm edged Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial on Monday in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. Cooper Yackley scored 22 points and had eight rebounds. Connor Foley added 21 points with 13 rebounds and Alex Lund added 10 points. New Ulm will ...

MLC women down Crown College 71-45

NEW ULM — From the get-go, Martin Luther College clicked. MLC jumped out to an 11-point lead from the opening tip and kept up the pace the whole way in beating Crown College 71-45 in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball game on Saturday. The Knights (7-12, 5-6 UMAC) ...

MLC men fall short at last second, lose 79-77 to Crown College

By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — T.J. Babinec had a solid night for the Knights, but was unable to get his buzzer-beating 3-pointer to fall with 2 seconds to go. Because of that, Crown College escaped Martin Luther College with a narrow victory 79-77 on Saturday in ...

New Ulm Steel fall to North Iowa Bulls 5-1 in lopsided affair

By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — The North Iowa Bulls defeated the New Ulm Steel 5-1 in a NA3HL battle Saturday. The Steel (19-13) struggled early to clear the defensive zone early on in the game. Goalie Nathan Siclovan was tough in the net, facing 14 shots in the ...