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St. Peter wins marathon Game 1 of doubleheader against VFW Silver

By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — St. Peter VFW defeated New Ulm VFW Sliver 6-3 in a marathon 12-inning contest on Tuesday. It was the first game of a doubleheader. The second game was still in progress when this edition of The Journal went to press. In the three-hour first ...

TEL Roundup: Sleepy Eye edges Searles in TEL action on Sunday

SLEEPY EYE –– The Sleepy Eye Indians got by the Searles Grizzlies 10-8 on Sunday in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action. Jake Mielke got the win for the Indians, pitching five innings and giving up one earned run on eight hits and a pair of walks with two strikeouts. ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • June 9-June 15

Glavine Schugel Jr. New Ulm High School Son of Brad and Angie Schugel • Last week at the 2019 Class AA Boys’ State Golf Meet in Jordan at Ridges at Sand Creek, Schugel finished tied for fourth overall after a two-day score of 149. It was the highest finish he’s had at state after a ...

Gold wallops Mankato National

NEW ULM — New Ulm Legion Gold pounded out 32 hits and scored 29 runs as they swept Mankato National 18-0 and 11-2 Monday night in an American Legion baseball doubleheader. The first game was stopped in the fourth inning because of the 10-run lead rule. “We hit the ball well which was nice ...

Silver unable to catch up to BLHS on Sunday

NEW ULM –– New Ulm VFW Silver fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-2 loss to Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Sunday in VFW baseball action at Mueller Park. Despite the loss, Silver out-hit BLHS 7-6. Carter Lang took the loss for Silver in 1 2/3 innings of work. Carson ...

Windmill Classic: James Gang defeats New Ulm

NEW ULM — The James Gang defeated New Ulm 16/U 3-1 in the Windmill Classic Softball Tournament championship on Sunday. The James Gang scored all of its runs in the top of the second inning. One player reached on a bunt and moved to second on another bunt. An infield single scored a James ...

Sleepy Eye Post 7 downs NU Gold

NEW ULM — Sleepy Eye Post 7 scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 5-5 tie and went on to down New Ulm Legion Gold 7-5 Sunday at Mueller Park. Jacob Berg got the win in relief of starter Nick Labat. Cole Backer took the loss for New Ulm in relief of starter Nolan ...

New Ulm 16s go 2-1 on first day of NU Windmill Classic

NEW ULM — Despite a slow start to the day, the New Ulm 16s finished the day strong. The 2-1 record earned New Ulm the No. 2 seed in the 16/18 bracket, which begins on Sunday morning. New Ulm 16-U dropped the opener 2-1 to St. James, but came back to defeat St. Peter 4-2 and then ...

18s defeat Howard Lake-W-W

NEW ULM — The New Ulm 18-U softball team picked a win in its only game of the day on Saturday and the day ended early as rain washed out New Ulm’s second game of the afternoon. The second game was determined by coin toss and New Ulm lost the coin toss. New Ulm earned the No. 6 seed in ...

Column: TEL is competitive this year

Ten games into the 2019 Tomahawk East League schedule, just two games separate the first place 7-2 Hanska Lakers from the 4-3 Springfield Tigers and the 5-4 Gibbon Reds as the TEL is as tight of a race as it has ever been. And it could have get even tighter depending on the outcome of the ...

New Ulm VFW Silver splits with Blue Earth VFW

NEW ULM — The New Ulm VFW Silver baseball team split a doubleheader with Blue Earth on Saturday at Mueller Park. In the first game, Blue Earth defeated New Ulm 15-2 in six innings. Jaden Drill took the loss for New Ulm and offensively, Carter Lang was 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Julian Hernandez ...

2019 Windmill Classic Tournament Schedule

Saturday, June 15 New Ulm Windmill Classic (10U) Pool Play, at Jefferson and St. Paul’s New Ulm Windmill Classic (10U) NU Blue 13, Lakeville-Black 5 Chanhassen 15, St. Peter Saints 0 Chanhassen 15, NU Red 2 NU Blue 14, St. Peter Saints 6 NU-Red 10, Lakeville Black 3 St. ...

Donner does it all for New Ulm softball team in senior year

NEW ULM — When talking about some of the best softball pitchers in the area, Ashlyn Donner made sure to remind fans, coaches and opposing teams this season that her name belonged at the top of that list. She didn’t make demands or ask for any special labels this year in the circle, but ...

Donner, Batt, Pautzke highlight All-Journal softball teams

2019 All-Journal Softball Team First Team Ashlyn Donner, Sr., New Ulm Donner finished her final season with the Eagles in a big way, striking out 270 on the way to a 20-3 season. She also finished the year with 10 shutouts, two no-hitters and a 0.71 ERA. Donner allowed a .107 batting ...

2019 Windmill Classic Tournament Schedule

Saturday, June 15 New Ulm Windmill Classic (10U) Pool Play, at Jefferson and St. Paul’s Lakeville-Black vs. NU Blue, (J3), 9:30 a.m. (G1) St. Peter Saints vs. Chanhassen (J2), 9:30 a.m. (G2) NU Red vs. Chanhassen (J3), 11 a.m. (G3) NU Blue vs. St. Peter Saints (J2), 11 a.m. ...

Gold sweeps Mankato American in road doubleheader

Legion baseball New Ulm Gold 5, Mankato American 2 (Gm. 1) New Ulm Gold 13, Mankato American 7 (Gm. 2) MANKATO — New Ulm Legion Gold took two wins from Mankato American on Thursday night in a legion baseball doubleheader. Gold was led in Game 1 by Jaden Domeier, who was 1 for 3 with ...

Schugel finishes tied for 4th at state

JORDAN –– New Ulm’s Glavine Schugel had a big rebound on Day 2 of the Class AA State Golf Tournament at Ridges at Sand Creek, shooting even par on Wednesday to finish 5 over and tied for fourth overall. He shot a two-day total of 149. After shooting a 77 on Day 1 of the meet ...

Column: Weier’s coaching will be missed next year

As many would know, when assembling a summer baseball team here in New Ulm, one tries to mesh the skills of players from the three high schools here in New Ulm into one team. Several years back, I was covering a VFW baseball game in New Ulm when I saw them pull off two double plays in the ...