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Chargers, Tigers split doubleheader

NEW ULM — Despite six errors in windy conditions, the Minnesota Valley Lutheran bats proved to be the difference maker. MVL used the suicide squeeze to its advantage in the fifth inning to score twice en route to an 8-4 win over Springfield on Monday at Johnson Park. The Tigers came back ...

Cathedral stays hot

NEW ULM — Josie Pautzke continued a strong start to the season for New Ulm Cathedral in a Tomahawk Conference softball doubleheader on Monday. That helped lead her and the Greyhounds to two victories over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop at Harman Park. Pautzke struck out nine in a 10-0 Game 1 ...

Greyhounds sweep Thunderbirds

NEW ULM — In the bottom of the sixth inning of their first game against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Monday afternoon, the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds broke open a close 3-0 game with seven runs to come away with a 10-0, 10-run rule win in the Tomahawk Conference baseball game. That offensive ...

UM-Morris sweeps MLC in UMAC

Baseball MORRIS —The Martin Luther College baseball team dropped both games of its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader at University of Minnesota Morris on Monday by the scores of 10-4 and 7-3. UMM 10, MLC 4 The Knights were unable to keep within striking distance of the ...

Madelia gets historic baseball win, Rabbits split doubleheader

Prep baseball Madelia 5, Cleveland 2 MADELIA — Madelia defeated Cleveland on Monday in a Valley Conference baseball game. It was the first win for Madelia (as Madelia alone) in baseball since 1958. Logan Anderson was the winning pitcher, going 5 1/3 innings, giving up two runs, five ...

Amateur baseball ready to begin May 6

With warmer weather and high school baseball now finally in full swing, the 2018 Amateur Baseball season is set to begin next Sunday, May 6 with six 2 p.m. contests. Courtland is at Gibbon, Hanska travels to Sleepy Eye, Leavenworth is at St. James, Searles heads to Springfield, Lamberton is ...

MLC roundup: Knights sweep Northland on Saturday

College Softball MLC 12, Northland 1 MLC 13, Northland 3 ST. PAUL - The Martin Luther College softball team swept both games of its doubleheader against Northland College by the scores of 12-1 and 13-3 on Saturday at Northwestern-St. Paul. The Knights jumped on top early and never let ...

MLC roundup: MLC softball earns sweep over Crown

ST. BONIFACIUS –– The Martin Luther College softball team swept a Crown College team that entered the day in first place in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference by the scores of 4-3 and 7-2 on Friday. MLC came back from an early three-run deficit to win the first game 4-3. The Storm ...

New Ulm crushes BEA in doubleheader sweep

NEW ULM — The New Ulm softball team continued a hot start to the season with a 12-0 win in Game 1 of a Big South Conference doubleheader against Blue Earth Area at Harman Park. The Eagles (3-0, 3-0) continued their momentum in Game 2 with a 23-0 victory. Ashlyn Donner got the win for ...

Area roundup: New Ulm baseball sweeps BEA; Nicollet softball tops MVL in 6

Prep baseball New Ulm 12, BEA 2 New Ulm 11, BEA 6 (5 innings) BLUE EARTH — New Ulm swept Blue Earth Area on Friday in Big South Conference baseball action. Game 2 was called due to darkness. Luke Scheid earned the win in the first game, going four innings and giving up two runs on one ...

Cathedral earns split with Springfield

NEW ULM — When asked if he was more disappointed in their performance first game loss to Springfield or a win in their second game against the Tigers, New Ulm Cathedral coach Bob Weier said he is aways happier with a win. Nate Hauser relieved Greyhounds’ starter Mark Schommer with one ...

New Ulm girls, boys finish 2nd

NEW ULM — While the wind was a major obstacle at the New Ulm Invitational, the New Ulm girls’ track and field team didn’t seem to be bothered by it. New Ulm turned in a good performance in the first-ever track and field event at the new high school, finishing second behind Waseca. ...

Donner fires a no-hitter for New Ulm

By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — New Ulm’s Ashlyn Donner didn’t let the near three-week delay to the softball season bother her one bit. Donner was in midseason form as she threw a 12-strikeout no-hitter against Fairmont on Thursday at Harmon Park. An offensive ...

Greyhounds sweep Tigers in softball season opener

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral swept Springfield 5-1 and 20-1 on Thursday in Tomahawk Conference doubleheader softball action. In Game 1, Cathedral got on the board when Sarah Mohr walked and later scored to give Cathedral a 1-0 lead. For the Tigers, Mya Mickelson cracked a lead-off ...

Peters leads New Ulm as Eagles outslug Cardinals

Prep baseball New Ulm 24, Fairmont 10 FAIRMONT — New Ulm outslugged Fairmont 24-10 in a Big South Conference baseball game on Thursday. Andrew Peters earned the win for New Ulm. He pitched three innings, allowed two hits and he struck out six. Offensively, Peters was 3 for 4 with two ...

MLC drops doubleheader to Viterbo University

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College softball team dropped both games of its doubleheader against Viterbo University on Thursday by the scores of 10-8 and 7-3. VU 10, MLC 8 Viterbo scored a pair of runs in the final inning to win a back-and-forth game one by the score of 10-8. Timm and ...

Ries to play hockey at SCSU

SLEEPY EYE — Karlie Ries has always had a dream to play D-I women’s hockey. Tuesday night that became a reality as Ries committed to play hockey next year at St. Cloud State University. Ries, from Sleepy Eye, played high school hockey in New Ulm through her junior year before playing ...

MLC softball sweeps UM-Morris

MORRIS — The Martin Luther College softball team swept both games of its non-conference doubleheader at Minnesota Morris on Wednesday by the scores of 13-4 and 13-9. MLC 13, UMM 4 MLC jumped out to a big lead and never looked back in a 13-4 win in game one. The Knights scored five runs ...

Area roundup: Nicollet baseball drops opener to LCWM

Prep baseball LCWM 7, Nicollet 2 LAKE CRYSTAL — Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial defeated Nicollet 7-2 on Tuesday in a nonconference baseball game. Ben Radke took the loss, going 4 2/3 innings with a strikeout, three walks and six earned runs. Dustin Bode went 2 for 3 with two ...

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