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GFW earns Section 3AA playoff win over St. James

WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop defeated St. James 46-28 in Section 3AA football playoff action on Tuesday. The Thunderbirds finished with 489 yards of total offense. Jancarlo Munoz had 15 carries for 151 yards and two touchdowns and Evan Martin had 15 carries for 129 yards and two ...

Chargers win wild 3A battle against Cougars

NEW ULM — Matt Munsen’s 17-yard touchdown pass to Colton Collum with 7:25 left to play in Tuesday’s Section 3A playoff football game at Johnson Field was enough to help lift Minnesota Valley Lutheran to a 38-32 shootout win over Cedar Mountain/Comfrey. Munsen was quick to commend ...

Tigers take care of NU

By Sam Thiel Marshall Independent MARSHALL – The Marshall football team entered Tuesday’s Section 2AAAA opener looking to bounce back from a regular season finale loss to Jordan last week. Meanwhile, the New Ulm Eagles were not only looking to play the spoiler role but was also in search ...

Greyhounds knock out Rabbits­

NEW ULM — Zach Helget scored on touchdown runs of 38, 34 and 37 yards and added in a 60-yard interception return for another touchdown as New Ulm Cathedral downed Wabasso 33-7 Tuesday night at Johnson Field in a Section 3A playoff game. Mark Schommer added a 3-yard scoring run for the ...

Late TD lifts Nicollet by Madelia

NICOLLET — Avery Northquest’s 13-yard touchdown run with 1 minute left helped Nicollet down Madelia 40-38 on Tuesday in a Section 3, 9-man tournament football contest. The Blackhawks’ defense sacked Nicollet quarterback Jon Mans. The Raiders responded with Mans throwing three key ...

MVL’s Jake Kettner to play collegiately at Sioux Falls

NEW ULM — Over the last few years, Jake Kettner has emerged as one of the top boys’ basketball players in southern Minnesota, and that talent and hard work was rewarded on Sunday morning. Kettner committed to the University of Sioux Falls and will play basketball for the Division II ...

Cathedral sweeps LP/HT

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye St. Mary's volleyball team earned its first win in the Section 2A, North Subsection playoffs by defeating the Cedar Mountain Cougars 25-22, 25-12, 22-25, 25-17. The Knights (11-13-1) began with a slow start to the first set with the Cougars (3-20) dominating ...

Athlete of the Week • Oct. 14-20 • Maddy Guetter, Wabasso

Maddy Guetter Senior OH, Wabasso Daughter of Karl and Dawn Guetter • 73 kills over three matches for the Rabbits last week. • Led the Rabbits to a 3-0 record. • Has helped the Rabbits to a 24-4 record heading into the Section 3A playoffs this week. Guetter set a school record ...

Mustangs eliminate Knights from Section 2 playoffs

SLEEPY EYE — The Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart Mustangs upset the Sleepy Eye St. Mary's Knights with a 33-22 win in a Section 2, 9-man football playoff game Tuesday night. The Knights (5-4) put up 294 passing yards with Carson Domeier tossing two touchdown passes to lead the Knights. St. ...

Cathedral sweeps LP/HT

NEW ULM — After sweeping the No. 12 seed in Lester-Prairie/Holy Trinity on Monday night in Section 2A, North Subsection playoff action 25-12, 25-11, 25-20, the No. 5-seeded New Ulm Cathedral volleyball team now gets to turn its attention to Thursday, when playoffs continue. The ...

Prep football playoffs begin on Tuesday

NEW ULM — The “Second Season” is here for high school football teams in Minnesota as playoffs begin Tuesday for all teams. Minnesota Valley Lutheran and New Ulm Cathedral will be home for their first-round games while New Ulm High School goes on the road to Marshall in 2AAAA play for ...

MLC men’s soccer earns tough UMAC victory

Men’s soccer ST. PAUL — The Martin Luther College men's soccer team earned a 1-0 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win at Northwestern-St. Paul in tough conditions on Saturday. With cold temperatures and the wind blowing, neither team was able to scratch across a goal in the first half, ...

Column: End-of-year scheduling a concern for high school football teams?

One of the biggest safety concerns for high school football coaches has been the concussion issue, which has been dropping due to proper tackling technique that is being taught by coaches and improved equipment. But New Ulm High School head football coach Corey Kneeshaw brought up another ...

New Ulm girls’ soccer team has 4 named All-Conference

NEW ULM — The Big South Conference announced its All-Conference Team for girls’ soccer on Friday, with four New Ulm players earning honors. Sophomore forward Paige Kalis, sophomore goalie Kendra Nesvold, junior midfielder Madison Roufs and junior defender Hannah Osborne each were chosen ...

Fodstad’s hat trick lifts Grizzlies over Steel

ROCHESTER –– Joey Fodstad’s hat trick on Friday night was enough to lift the Rochester Grizzlies to a 6-4 NA3HL victory over the New Ulm Steel at the Rochester Recreation Center. Rochester outshot the Steel 45-28, while the Steel went 1 for 4 on the power play. James Spaargaren and ...

Steel to host West-leading Rochester on Saturday

NEW ULM — In the New Ulm Steel’s first three home games this season at the New Ulm Civic Center, they have drawn crowds of 782, 564 and 749. That kind of attendance is great for team support and appreciated. “We need that help from them but when we go to North Iowa or Granite City or ...

Wabasso ends regular season with a win

COTTONWOOD — The Wabasso volleyball team ended its regular season with a 25-13, 25-18, 25-19 win over Lakeview on Thursday night, improving to 24-4 overall on the year. Maddy Guetter led the Rabbits with 19 kills and nine digs, while Megan Rothmeier had 14 digs and Jenna Frank had 34 set ...

Power Points local contest winner announced

Warren Bode of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 116 points. Bode wins $10 in local chamber bucks. The national winner of $1,000 was Jon Whetzel, of New Market, VA, who won with a tiebreaker of 60 points, which was closer ...

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