Local Sports

New Ulm boys’ soccer falls 6-3 to Loyola in 2A playoff action

NORTH MANKATO –– Mankato Loyola sent New Ulm home on Monday after a 6-3 win in 2A soccer playoff action. Alex Gutzke had the first Eagles’ goal off an assist by Wyatt Huard with 35:00 left to play in the first half. Wyatt then scored off of an assist from Andy Dake with 29:46 left in ...

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
New Ulm Cathedral's Becca Schwarz spikes the ball during the Greyhounds' match against St. Clair Monday at CHS. For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

Cathedral falls short after solid comeback

NEW ULM — Both teams had streaks on the line with St. Clair downing New Ulm Cathedral 25-21, 25-13, 25-27, 23-25, 15-6 on Monday in a nonconference volleyball match. St. Clair was hoping to extend its winning streak to 10 out of the last 11 matches. The Greyhounds wanted to snap a losing ...

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
Martin Luther College runnin back Joshua Wong tries to run between a pair of University of Minnesota Morris defenders during a run in the first quarter Saturday at MLC in New Ulm.
For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

MLC’s defense shuts down UM-Morris

NEW ULM — While the Martin Luther College football team is loaded with underclassmen, the Knights are learning on the fly how to win in 2017 after a winless year in 2016. Jared Witkowiak’s late-game interception in the corner of the end zone clinched the victory for the Knights as they ...

Turnovers doom MVL again in loss

Prior to their game against Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton on Friday night, Minnesota Valley Lutheran head football coach Jim Buboltz said that he reminded his team that they need to take care of the football. “We turned the ball over and gave (JWP) better opportunities than what we had,” ...

St. Scholastica sweeps MLC in soccer

Men’s soccer DULUTH — The Martin Luther College men's soccer team lost 3-1 in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference action at St. Scholastica on Saturday. The Saints entered the match atop the UMAC standings with the highest-scoring offense in the conference, but the Knights defense kept ...

MLC volleyball team drops 2 at UW-Eau Claire tourney

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — The Martin Luther College volleyball team lost both matches at the Blugold Invitational on Friday. The Knights lost the opener 3-0 to UW-Stevens Point (25-13, 25-18, 25-17) before losing the night cap to UW-Eau Claire 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-14). UWSP 3, MLC 0 The Knights ...

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
Wabasso’s Cooper Taylor (43) collides with Matt Guggisberg (63) of New Ulm Cathedral Friday at Johnson Field in New Ulm.
For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

Kemp earns 100th win in blowout

NEW ULM — Wabasso remained perfect as it blanked New Ulm Cathedral 38-0 on Friday in a Southwest District football game. It was Wabasso head coach Joe Kemp’s 100th career win in 13 seasons. “Wabasso has a very good team,” Cathedral head coach Denny Lux said. “It’s the best team ...

New Ulm Steel pick up 1st win of the season

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel broke a 2-2 tie in the third period with three goals and came away with their first win — and first year head coach Andrew Kolb’s first career coaching win — with a 5-2 win over Alexandria Friday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. Ryan ...

MLC volleyball team drops 2 at UW-Eau Claire tourney

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — The Martin Luther College volleyball team lost both matches at the Blugold Invitational on Friday. The Knights lost the opener 3-0 to UW-Stevens Point (25-13, 25-18, 25-17) before losing the night cap to UW-Eau Claire 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-14). UWSP 3, MLC 0 The Knights ...

File photo by Steve Muscatello
Sleepy Eye’s Landon Strong carries the ball during a recent game in Sleepy Eye.

Tauer leads Sleepy Eye past TMB

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye picked up a big 36-0 upset victory over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Friday in Southwest District, East Subdistrict football action. Prior to Friday, the Indians (2-4, 2-3) were outscored 216-107 on the year. They turned things around in a big way on Friday, though, ...

Prep football roundup: Pitts has big day as Knights roll past T-Birds

LCWM 40, GFW 8 LAKE CRYSTAL — Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial defeated Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop in South Central District, Blue Subdistrict football action on Friday. LCWM scored 24 points in the first quarter and scored the first 40 points of the game. Manny Juarez scored GFW’s only ...

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
New Ulm’s Elizabeth Wolkow plays the ball near the net during the Eagles match against Waseca Thursday at New Ulm High School.
For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

Bluejays soar past Eagles

NEW ULM — Waseca picked up its second victory over New Ulm this season on Thursday in Big South Conference volleyball action. The Blue Jays (8-10, 5-3) defeated the Eagles (2-16, 0-9) 25-22, 25-22, 23-25, 25-13. Waseca picked up its fifth win in a row, while New Ulm dropped its fourth ...

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral’s Brianna Polesky finished third on Thursday during the cross-country meet at Sleepy Eye Golf Course.

Polesky finishes 3rd for SM/SE/NUC girls

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral’s Brianna Polesky once again has her eyes on reaching the state cross-country meet. On Thursday, Polesky finished third overall in 20:49 for the Knights at their home meet at the Sleepy Eye Golf Course. Lake ...

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
Sleepy Eye’s Mya Ibberson (1) spikes the ball as Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Mara Weisensel attempts to block it Thursday at MVL.
For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

MVL defeats Sleepy Eye in marathon 5-setter

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran and Sleepy Eye made Thursday’s volleyball match resemble a fight to the finish as the Chargers prevailed 25-11, 22-25, 25-21, 18-25, 15-9 in a Tomahawk Conference match. The Chargers jumped out to early 3-0 lead in the fifth and deciding set. MVL ...

Coppock’s journey to New Ulm Steel rewarding

NEW ULM — One of the bright spots early this season for the New Ulm Steel has been forward Kirk Coppock. In New Ulm’s first three games, Coppock, from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, has scored five of the Steel’s 12 goals this season for a 1.67 points per game average. The game of hockey ...

Wabasso’s Amanda Hoffman spikes the ball between Mallory Helget (10) and Ali Beltz (7) of Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Tuesday in Sleepy Eye.
For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

Rabbits top Knights, take over 1st place in Tomahawk

SLEEPY EYE — In what was a battle between two unbeaten teams in Tomahawk Conference play, Wabasso was too much for Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s to handle on Tuesday night. The Rabbits (19-4, 5-0) swept the Knights (13-3, 4-1) 25-21, 25-16, 25-14. Rabbits coach Barb Johnson said that ...

Staff photo by Steve Muscatello
Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop’s Megan Palmer (2) tries to get the ball past Sarah Mohr (1) and Becca Schwarz of New Ulm Cathedral Tuesday at CHS.
For more photos of this event go to cu.nujournal.com

GFW wins in 5 sets

NEW ULM — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop downed New Ulm Cathedral 20-25, 25-23, 25-21, 13-25, 15-13 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball battle. In the fifth and deciding set, the Thunderbirds were able to go on a 3-0 run for a 9-4 lead. The Greyhounds took a timeout which helped ...

0 0items

Your shopping cart is empty.

Items/Products added to Cart will show here.