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St. Mary’s knocks off Nicollet in 3

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s volleyball team, coming off of tournament play this past Saturday, remained hot on Monday night after sweeping Nicollet in nonconference volleyball action. The Knights (7-4) won 25-15, 25-18, 25-20. Nicollet (1-3) struggled with its passing in the ...

New Ulm girls rout Faribault

NEW ULM — The New Ulm girls’ soccer team has plenty of speed. On Saturday, the Eagles got to show that skill off against Faribault. New Ulm raced to a 4-0 halftime lead and ran away with a 6-1 victory over Faribault in a nonconference girls’ soccer game. The Eagles’ speed was ...

Andrew Woitas lands at GAC

ST. PETER — In a sense, Andrew Woitas is going back home. Woitas, a 2006 Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s graduate and 2010 Gustavus Adolphus College grad, took an assistant baseball coaching job at Gustavus under head coach Brad Baker. Woitas spent the last seven years at Minnetonka High ...

Column: Eagles struggle against Trojans

New Ulm High School head football coach Corey Kneeshaw said that his team struggled offensively right off the bat in the Eagles 43-7 loss to Worthington Friday night. “We had two bad snaps on our first possession and one of the snaps resulted in a safety and we were down 2-0 and it kind ...

NU Country Club to host a Pro-Am

NEW ULM — If you want to watch 15 of the top 20 pro golfers in Minnesota, you only need to go to the New Ulm Country Club on Monday for the 21st Pro-Am held here in New Ulm. The tournament is sponsored by Riverbend Office Products. New Ulm Country Club pro Tim Huffman said that some of ...

­MLC football team comes back to beat Rockford

MLC football team wins 28-24 ROCKFORD, Ill. — The Martin Luther College football team came from behind to win 28-24 at Rockford University on Saturday thanks to a 68-yard touchdown pass from Zach Bloomquist to Josh Arndt with 53 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. The Knights fell ...

Alden-Conger tops Nicollet on Friday

NICOLLET –– Nicollet had a tough time dealing with Alden-Conger in a Valley Conference volleyball match on Friday as Alden-Conger swept the Raiders 25-10, 25-9, 25-16. Jessi Johnson led the Raiders with 14 digs and four kills, while Shelby Hulke recorded 10 digs and two blocks. Halle ...

SM/SE/NUC cross-country boys and girls take 8th on Friday in Tracy

TRACY –– The St. Mary’s/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral cross-country team ran in a meet on Friday, with the boys’ and girls’ team both taking eighth out of 10 teams. For the girls, Abigail Hagen medaled by finishing seventh for the girls with a time of 21:49. The next best time ...

MLC volleyball drops 2 in UW-Oshkosh tourney

OSHKOSH, Wis. –– The Martin Luther College volleyball team dropped both matches on the opening day of the Pizza Hut Classic at UW-Oshkosh on Friday. Wisconsin Lutheran first defeated the Knights 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-19) before UW-Stout topped MLC 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-22) to close the ...

Sleepy Eye ekes by Greyhounds

NEW ULM — For the second straight game, the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds came up a point short. Landon Strong’s 2-point conversion following a 5-yard Ethan Fischer touchdown run in the second quarter was the difference in the game as Sleepy Eye Public overcame four turnovers and six ...

Prep football roundup: New Ulm falls to Worthington; MVL gets shut out

Worthington 43, New Ulm 7 WORTHINGTON — Worthington downed New Ulm on Friday in a South Central District football game. Nolan Drill scored New Ulm’s touchdown on a 40-yard fumble recovery in the third quarter. New Ulm (0-2) will travel to Tri City United on Friday. Maple River 15, GFW ...

Madelia bounces St. Mary’s with come-from-behind win

SLEEPY EYE –– Trailing 14-0, Madelia put up 28 unanswered points to defeat Sleepy Eye St. Mary's 28-14 in a 9-man South District, Central Subdistrict football matchup Friday night. Madelia's Angel Zamora led all rushers with 115 yards and three rushing touchdowns to capitalize on a big ...

Wabasso tops Cedar Mountain in 3 sets

MORGAN — The Wabasso volleyball asserted its dominance in the Tomahawk Conference on Thursday, shutting down Cedar Mountain 3-0. The Rabbits won 25-8, 25-17, 25-12 to improve to 2-1 on the year overall and 1-0 in the conference. The Cougars (0-3, 0-1) were overwhelmed right out of the ...

Steel roster features many new players this season

NEW ULM — Those who attend a New Ulm Steel hockey game this season need to be sure to grab a roster sheet at the games. The only recognizable names that fans will remember on the roster is that of head coach Andrew Kolb and assistant coach Nick Campbell. Other than that, fans are going ...

New Ulm girls pick up big win

NEW ULM — It might not have been a historic win for the New Ulm girls’ soccer team, but Thursday’s 2-1 victory against St. Peter was definitely one the Eagles will remember. New Ulm trailed 1-0 in the second half, but it tied the game on a Maddy Roufs penalty shot midway through the ...

Column: Ending the streak: GFW’s big victory

The monkey is off the back. The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop football team is feeling pretty good right now after picking up its first win since the 2014 season. The Thunderbirds didn’t just pick up the win, though, they took it with force with a 28-0 thumping of Windom Area last Friday. Head ...

New Ulm’s Hoffmann, Fischer Bros. help lead Chanhassen to first state title

NEW ULM — When the Chanhassen Redbirds defeated Miesville 7-4 to win the 2018 Minnesota Class B State Championship on Monday, there was a touch of New Ulm in the celebration. Former New Ulm High School, New Ulm Brewers and St. Cloud State baseball players Zach Hoffmann, Garrett Fischer and ...

MLC soccer roundup: MLC men blanked in nonconference soccer

ST. PETER –– The Martin Luther College men's soccer team was unable to overcome an early deficit in a 4-0 loss at Gustavus Adolphus College on Wednesday. The Gusties took control early with goals in the fifth and ninth minutes, respectively, and added a third goal in the 32nd minute to ...

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