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New Ulm Gold sweeps Blue Earth

NEW ULM — New Ulm VFW Gold swept Blue Earth 10-1 and 16-2 Saturday in a doubleheader at Mueller Park. Alex Hillesheim got the win in the first game, allowing six hits. Hillesheim and Zach Helget each had two hits in the game. Hillesheim drove in four runs with Colton Schaefer driving in ...

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New Ulm Legion Gold second baseman Brandon Mehlhop makes a throw to first to complete a double play against Rochester on Friday at Johnson Park.
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NU Gold beats Rochester 10-2

NEW ULM — J.T. Hoffmann collected four hits, scored twice and drove in two runs to lead New Ulm Legion Gold to a 10-2 win against the Rochester Patriots on Friday night at Johnson Park. Cole Wellmann got the win for Gold (3-0). He allowed eight hits and allowed two runs — both unearned ...

New Ulm’s Jonathan Curry named Fulda football coach

NEW ULM — Jonathan Curry, a 2006 graduate of New Ulm High School and a 2010 graduate of St. Olaf College, is the new head football coach at Fulda High School. Curry, the son of Dave and Jill Curry of New Ulm, also received his Master’s degree in education from University of St. Mary’s ...

New Ulm 18U sweeps Sleepy Eye in DH

NEW ULM — New Ulm 18U defeated Sleepy Eye 18U 9-1 and 9-3 in a softball doubleheader on Thursday. In Game 1, Jordan Stahl got the win with five strikeouts in four innings pitched. Kayla Brandes led New Ulm with three hits and one RBI, while McKenna Berdan had two hits and Maddie Graham had ...

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New Ulm’s Aiden Guggisberg hits an approach shot at the Class AA Boys’ State Golf tournament on Wednesday in Jordan.

New Ulm boys finish 7th at Class AA state meet

JORDAN — The New Ulm boys’ golf team finished the Class AA state tournament by finishing seventh overall. The Eagles had a two-day total of 658 at Ridges of Sand Ridge, eight strokes ahead of fellow Big South Conference school Blue Earth Area for the eighth spot. Glavine Schugel led New ...

Late rally falls short for VFW Silver team

NEW ULM — New Ulm VFW Silver’s run production came too late against St. James on Wednesday at Mueller Park. St. James defeated Silver 10-5 in VFW baseball action. Hunter Hulke took the loss for Silver, pitching 3 2/3 innings, while allowing eight runs and having six of them earned. ...

New Ulm Steel holds 2017 draft

NEW ULM — Even though baseball is going strong, the New Ulm Steel NA3HL hockey team is busy preparing for the upcoming hockey season here in New Ulm. Tuesday night, the Steel completed their 2017 draft by selecting nine players. “I think that it was a good draft for us,” General ...

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Jeremy Behnke
Sleepy Eye United’s Caleb Christensen chips out of the bunker on Hole 5 at the Class A state golf meet in Becker.

Springfield girls lead, Sleepy Eye United boys 2nd in Class A state meet

BECKER — The Springfield girls’ golf team and the Sleepy Eye United boys’ golf team are in the hunt to bring home a Class A State title after one day at Pebble Creek. Springfield leads the girls’ competition with a 341, 7 strokes ahead of Fillmore Central (348). Senior Callie ...

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Above: New Ulm’s Glavine Schugel hits an approach shot on Hole 18 of Day 1 of the Class AA state golf meet.

New Ulm boys tied for 7th after Day 1 at Class AA state meet

JORDAN — After finishing his front-9, New Ulm eighth-grader Aiden Guggisberg tossed his ball into a pond in frustration — a display that could have perfectly represented New Ulm’s first day of competition at state. Day 1 of the Class AA state golf meet was full of frustration for the ...

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New Ulm VFW Gold’s Noah Hauge hits the ball during a game against Sleepy Eye on Tuesday at Mueller Park in New Ulm.
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New Ulm Gold beats Sleepy Eye 5-1

NEW ULM — New Ulm VFW Gold broke open a one-run game with three runs in the bottom of the sixth to come away with a 5-1 win against Sleepy Eye at Mueller Park. Nolan Drill got the win for New Ulm. The right-hander scattered six hits and struck out four in the complete-game win. Nick Labat ...

2 NUHS tennis players named all-conference

NEW ULM — New Ulm’s Joel Koelpin earned Big South All-Conference honors in boys’ tennis, according to a news release. Koelpin was the Eagles’ most-consistent player, cementing himself as their No. 1 singles player throughout the year. Freshman Colton Collum was named an ...

NUHS softball players honored by Big South

NEW ULM — Five New Ulm softball players earned Big South All-Conference honors, according to a news release Monday. Seniors Kayla Brandes, Meleah Reinhart, Madison Suess and Camryn Schiro along with sophomore Carli Botten were named All-Conference selections for the conference champion ...

Tomahawk Conference Baseball team announced

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral’s Kasey Kuck was named the Tomahawk Conference Player of the Year in baseball, according to an All-Conference news release. Kuck batted .369 at the plate and was 4-2 on the mound for the Greyhounds. Josh Seidl also earned All-Conference honors for the ...

Lux named Tomahawk Conference Player of the Year

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s, had several honored this past season by the Tomahawk Conference, according to an All-Conference news release. Senior pitcher Anna Lux was named the Conference Player of the Year. She was 21-3 in the circle with an ERA of 1.92 and she hit .438 at the ...

25 MLC golf classic

MLC Golf Classic

Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey Dennis Jaspersen takes a swing on the 18th hole at the New Ulm Country Club Monday during Martin Luther College’s (MLC) 25th Annual Golf Classic. MLC attracted 108 golfers this year. Funds raised go toward 20 scholarships and finishing work on an overview ...

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Andrew Peter holds the trophy for winning the championship flight of the New Ulm Invitational Golf Tournament Sunday at the New Ulm Country Club. For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com.

Third time is a charm for Peter

NEW ULM — Having come close a couple of times, Andrew Peter came through in his third try. Peter won a playoff with Ethan Kraus on the 10th hole to claim his first New Ulm Invitational Championship Flight trophy. Peter finished the day with a 184 after 27 holes on Sunday and was happy to be ...

Brewers derail St. James Express

NEW ULM — J.T. Hoffmann, Landon Rewitzer and Jason Shaul each had two hits — with Shaul’s second hit being a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh — as the New Ulm Brewers derailed the St. James Express 11-0 Sunday at Johnson Park in a Tomahawk East League game. Wade French ...

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New Ulm’s Glavine Schugel tees off at the Section 3AA golf meet. The Eagles will be competing in the Class AA boys’ state golf meet beginning on Tuesday in Jordan. It’s the first time they’ve qualified for state since 2013.

Eagles eager for state meet

NEW ULM — The last time the New Ulm boys’ golf team qualified for the state meet, it finished eighth. While none of the 2013 team members are still with the team, it’s something the Eagles would still love to improve on this year when they tee off on Tuesday morning at Sand Creek in ...

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Springfield’s Makenna Winkelman tees off at North Links Country Club during the Section 2A golf meet. The Tigers are making a return trip to the Class A girls’ state golf meet beginning on Tuesday in Becker.

SEU, Springfield golfers have eyes on the big prize

BECKER — With plenty of experience under their belts, both the Sleepy Eye United boys' and Springfield girls' golf teams are eyeing state titles. Sleepy Eye United finished fourth and Springfield finished fifth at last year's Class A state golf meet at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker, ...

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