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New Ulm’s Jackson Bode wrestles at 113 pounds during the Eagles’ match against Windom/Mountain Lake Thursday at New Ulm High School. 
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NUA goes 2-1 at quad

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area wrestling squad got strong performances from the Ranweiler brothers again, including Cole Ranweiler picking up his 75th career win, and the Eagles went 2 for 3 on the night in quadrangular action. New Ulm defeated Fulda/Murray County Central 63-6 in the first ...

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New Ulm Cathedral’s Heidi Hoffman (15) takes a shot as Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Sarah Dinse (left) looks on during the first half Thursday at CHS.
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MVL girls top Cathedral

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated New Ulm Cathedral 66-45 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. “We were playing with confidence and playing with energy tonight,” MVL head coach Rollin Timm said. He was very pleased with his team’s defense and ...

Munsen leads MVL to win

NEW ULM — They escaped with a win. Minnesota Valley Lutheran used a late 6-3 run to overcome a late Mankato Loyola lead and come away with a 63-62 win over the Crusaders Thursday night in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. Matthew Munsen led the Chargers (15-6) with 19 points. ...

Indians hold on to beat Knights

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye’s McKenzie Cselovszki hit a late free throw with under 19 seconds left to play in the second half of a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game to give Sleepy Eye a 58-55 victory over Sleepy Eye St. Mary's Thursday night. "It is very nerve wracking to know ...

Prep roundup: Eagles race past Cardinals in Big South

Girls’ basketball New Ulm 70, Fairmont 48 FAIRMONT — Joey Batt scored 29 points as New Ulm defeated Fairmont in a Big South Conference girls’ basketball game on Friday. Ellie Bute had 11 points and Iyanna Wieland finished with 8 points for the Eagles. New Ulm hosts Marshall on ...

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Connor Foley’s NLI signing with Bemidji State University on Tuesday.

Foley commits to Bemidji State

NEW ULM –– When Connor Foley began his senior year at New Ulm High School, playing college football was far from being on his radar. “It was not at all,” Foley said about football. “In the summer, I had gone down to Iowa Lakes and that was the first place that told me that they ...

Steel look to maintain first in West Division

NEW ULM –– The New Ulm Steel hope to maintain their grip on first place in the West Division of the NA3HL this weekend when they play at Alexandria on Friday before hosting Rochester Saturday night at 7:10 p.m. at the New Ulm Civic Center. “These two games this weekend will be our fourth ...

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Ranweiler is a three-sport athlete at New Ulm High School and is in his senior year.  He was quarterback his senior year in football and is a catcher for the Eagles. He is now nearing the end of the wrestling season with a 33-2 record.

As a three-sport athlete at New Ulm High School, Ranweiler stands out

NEW ULM — Hunter Ranweiler is a three-sport athlete for many reasons, but the main reasons are his love of staying active and his competitive nature. Ranweiler created plenty of buzz around town in 2017 after his top-notch season as New Ulm’s starting quarterback, throwing for 18 ...

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New Ulm Steel forward Brandon Mehlhop (3) tries to get past a Breezy Point defenders for a scoring chance during the first period Wednesday at the New Ulm Civic Center.
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Steel demolish Breezy Point

NEW ULM — Max Kjome and Tom Reilly each scored two goals as the New Ulm Steel hammered Breezy Point 9-1 Wednesday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. Kirk Coppock, Michael Smits, Jarrett Cammarata, Zach Heiser, and Austin Langworthy each added goals. Sam Storlie had three ...

Batt chooses MSU

NEW ULM –– New Ulm High School girls’ basketball junior point guard Joey Batt verbally committed to Minnesota State University, Mankato on Tuesday. Batt, who was also considering Southwest State University and Wayne (Neb.) State, said that choosing the Mavericks was because of their ...

Tomahawk Conference proves once again that it’s loaded

Cedar Mountain/Comfrey senior Dylan Hillesheim’s 45-point performance against Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Monday night confirmed one thing. The Tomahawk Conference is loaded with talented boys’ basketball players and teams this year. This, of course, comes as no surprise to the coaches, ...

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New Ulm Cathedral’s Becca Schwarz (left) tries to block a shot from Sleepy Eye’s Maya Ibberson (32) during the second half Monday at CHS.
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Sleepy Eye runs past Cathedral

NEW ULM — After building a convincing lead in the first half, the Sleepy Eye girls’ basketball team was able to ease up a bit in the second half against New Ulm Cathedral on Monday. Sleepy Eye jumped out to an 11-0 lead early in the first half and continued to build give the Greyhounds ...

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New Ulm’s Iyanna Wieland (25) takes a shot as Emily Eckheart of Mankato East defends during the second half Monday at New Ulm High School.
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New Ulm girls stomp East

NEW ULM — Despite a slow start on offense, New Ulm turned things around in the second half in a big way as it went on to defeat Mankato East 72-45 on Monday night in nonconference girls’ basketball action. The Eagles (16-5) trailed 7-0 early on, getting their first bucket by Morgan ...

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Cedar Mountain/Comfrey’s Dylan Hillesheim takes a shot as Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s TaShawn Parker (35) defends and Jake Kettner looks on during the first half Monday at MVL.
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Hillesheim leads CM/C past MVL

NEW ULM — Before their meeting with Minnesota Valley Lutheran Monday night, Cedar Mountain/Comfrey Cougars coach Brian Pendleton said that he told his team that they needed to play this game as if it was a playoff game. They did just that. Dylan Hillesheim poured in 45 points as the ...

Prep roundup: New Ulm gymnasts clinch East Division championship

Prep gymnastics New Ulm 135.575, Waseca 129.55 WASECA — New Ulm clinched the East division championship with a win over Waseca in a Big South gymnastics meet. The Eagles are 5-0 in conference meets. Michelle Rosenhamer finished second in the vault with an 8.725, Sarah Longtin was ...

Foley makes his mark; New Ulm girls hope for top seed

When New Ulm High School’s Connor Foley scored 27 points Friday night against Waseca, he passed Luke Schmidt’s (1995) career total of 1,211 and became the New Ulm boys’ all-time career leading scorer with 1,229 points. Foley had 860 points coming into this season and has scored 369 points ...

MLC men and women both fall

Women’s basketball St. Scholastica 58, MLC 49 DULUTH –– The Martin Luther College women's basketball team struggled on the offensive end of the court in a 58-49 loss at St. Scholastica on Saturday. The Knights struggled from the field to the tune of 26.2 percent, including making ...

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New Ulm Steel forward Tom Reilly tries to make a move with the puck as teammate Bayler Kraus (background on the ice) looks on during a recent Steel game at the New Ulm Civic Center.

Steel get past Granite City 6-4

NEW ULM –– The New Ulm Steel scored on all four of their power plays Saturday night as they downed Granite City 6-4 at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. Alex Nagel scored two goals with Sam Storlie, Nick Wieben, Jarrett Cammarata and Kirk Coppock each adding a goal. Trevor ...

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