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Column: Eagle boys, girls both face big test Thursday vs. Tigers

Both the New Ulm High School girls’ and boys’ hockey teams have important Big South Conference games Thursday night with Marshall. The girls, 7-1 in conference play and 10-6 overall, head to Marshall for a 7 p.m. game to meet the Tigers, who handed them their only conference loss, that ...

St. Clair takes down Madelia on Tuesday night

Late Tuesday ST. CLAIR — St. Clair defeated Madelia 71-45 on Tuesday night in Valley Conference girls’ basketball action, dropping the Blackhawks to 3-10 overall and 0-4 in the conference on the year. Madelia was led by Sylvia Rodriguez’s 14 points, CaleyAnn Clobes’ 12 points and ...

MLC men, women each suffer defeat at hands of UMM

Women’s basketball UMM 89, MLC 39 MORRIS –– The Martin Luther College women's basketball team was unable to slow down the hot-shooting Minnesota Morris Cougars in an 89-39 loss on Wednesday. The Cougars shot 59.6 percent overall for the game and also made six of their 12 attempts from ...

After setting NUHS record, Howk stays hungry

NEW ULM — When New Ulm Area senior wrestler Sean Howk finished first at 145 pounds in the Norwood Young America Central Invitational this past Saturday, it didn’t just mean he added another three wins to his already impressive record on the season, where he sits at 19-1 overall. It also ...

Chargers fly past Greyhounds

NEW ULM — One night after the Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys’ basketball team snagged a road win over its rivals in New Ulm Cathedral, the MVL girls’ team picked up a big 74-41 home win over Cathedral in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball action on Tuesday night. Leading the way ...

Scheffler hits milestone in victory

SPRINGFIELD — On a night where Isaac Fink was brilliant again, his teammate stole the spotlight. Decker Scheffler scored 20 points and became the 14th player to surpass 1,000 career points at Springfield as the Tigers overcame a somewhat slow start to defeat Tomahawk Conference rival Sleepy ...

Helget, Wiltscheck lead Eagles by Scarlets

NEW ULM — Outside of a couple of speed bumps, the New Ulm Eagle girls’ hockey team was on cruise control Tuesday night in a nonconference game against Mankato West at the New Ulm Civic Center. Jayda Helget and Ashtyn Wiltscheck each scored two goals for New Ulm, with Ally Steffensmeier ...

New Ulm girls struggle in loss to Waseca

NEW ULM — Waseca’s strong defense, solid rebounding and having four players in double figures all contributed the Bluejays’ 68-42 win over New Ulm on Tuesday in a Big South Conference girls’ basketball contest. The loss snapped a 10-game winning streak by the Eagles. “We didn’t ...

St. Mary’s holds off GFW in second half for 50-38 victory

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Marys' commanding first half lead was enough to stay ahead of the Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Thunderbirds despite the Thunderbirds outshooting the Knights in the second half on Tuesday night. St. Mary’s (11-2) won the Tomahawk Conference girls' basketball matchup ...

New Ulm Steel signs Sievek

NEW ULM — In an effort to bolster their defensive corp, the New Ulm Steel have added one defenseman via a trade and are attempting to bring back a player who played defense for them last year. The Steel have added Ethan Sievek from Granite City in a cash deal. “He started out in ...

Athlete of the Week • Dec. 30-Jan. 5 • Kayla Goblirsch, New Ulm H.S.

Kayla Goblirsch Fr. Gymnast, New Ulm Daughter of Dean and Stacy Goblirsch • Goblirsch had another big week for the Eagles. She scored a 35.8 on the all-around on Tuesday in a victory against St. Peter, winning the vault (9.5), the bars (8.625), the beam (8.475), and floor (9.2). • On ...

MLC to host baseball clinic

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College Knights’ baseball coaches and players will be hosting its eighth annual winter hitting clinic on Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24. For Grades 4-8, the times are from 1 p.m.-2:15 p.m., while grades 9-12 will have a 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. clinic time. The clinic fee ...

Area roundup: Fink sets school record in win, CM boys win

Boys’ basketball Springfield 90, Redwood Valley 83 REDWOOD FALLS — Isaac Fink scored a school-record 43 points and grabbed 21 rebounds as Springfield defeated Redwood Valley in a nonconference. Decker Scheffler had 29 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers. Springfield hosts Sleepy ...

Chargers hold on to beat CHS

NEW ULM — Fireworks came early and often in Monday night’s meeting between No.10-ranked New Ulm Cathedral and Minnesota Valley Lutheran at Cathedral High School, with the Chargers closing things out late for a 76-73 victory in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball. With the win, MVL ...

Granlund, Dubnyk lead Wild past Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) — Mikael Granlund scored, Devan Dubnyk stopped 32 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 Monday night. The Wild have won three straight games, all on the road. Carey Price stopped 24 shots for the Canadiens, who ...

’93-’94 state girls’ basketball team honored at MVL

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran welcomed its 1993-’94 girls’ varsity basketball state tournament team back to its gym on Saturday afternoon to commemorate the team’s 25th anniversary for that state appearance. The team went 25-4 under head coach Dave Ross and grabbed playoff ...

MVL girls trounce Nicollet

NEW ULM — It didn’t take too long for the Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ basketball team to assert itself as a team to be taken seriously on Saturday afternoon at MVL High School. Coming off of back-to-back losses, the Chargers (6-4) looked to apply pressure early on against ...

Cold second half dooms MLC against MBU

NEW ULM — Author Charles Dickens wrote the classic novel “A Tale of Two Cities”. Maranatha Baptist University and the Martin Luther College men’s basketball teams wrote its own chapter titled “A Tale of Two Halves” in the Knights 62-53 nonconference loss on Saturday. MLC ...

Column: Greyhounds, Chargers battle Monday; Schugel leading Eagles

Tomorrow night at New Ulm Cathedral, two of the top boys’ basketball teams in the Tomahawk Conference and Section 2A North meet when Minnesota Valley Lutheran, 4-0 in the conference and 10-1 overall, meets New Ulm Cathedral, who comes in 4-1 in conference play and 9-1 overall. And it looks ...