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MVL finishes strong in sweep

NEW ULM — Night and day. That’s how Minnesota Valley Lutheran volleyball coach Amy Pearson described her team’s play from the beginning of the season until now. The first-year coach has watched her team improve enough to be one of the top teams in the Tomahawk Conference, and on ...

Tigers down Indians in 5

SLEEPY EYE — Despite Sleepy Eye’s comeback from being down 2-0, Springfield held off the Indians enough to secure a 25-19, 25-20, 22-25, 19-25, 15-8 Tomahawk Conference volleyball victory on Thursday night. The Tigers were led by Eva Mark’s 38 set assists and Mya Mickelson’s 14 ...

Column: Biedenbender is back, even if it’s just for 1 year

In a sense, Dave Biedenbender is back to where he belongs. Biedenbender will be the interim women’s basketball coach this year while current head coach Dan Gawrisch works on his Ph.D at the University of Illinois. The former Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ basketball coach will serve ...

Cathedral, New Ulm H.S. are home for Week 7

NEW ULM — Week 7 of the high school football season here in New Ulm means two things. After this week, all teams have short weeks because of MEA Week forcing Wednesday games and playoffs are just around the corner. Minnesota Valley Lutheran is the only New Ulm team on the road this week ...

Local Power Points winner announced

Don Olson of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 108 points. Olson wins $10 in local chamber bucks. The national winner of $1,000 was Michael Parsnick, of Niagara Falls, NY, who tallied 120 of the possible 136 points to ...

Rabbits take 3 sets from Greyhounds

NEW ULM — The Wabasso volleyball team has been one of the more consistent teams in the state this season, and finishing matches out strong is something the Rabbits excel at. Wabasso continued to finish strong on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference match with New Ulm Cathedral, sweeping the ...

Dave Biedenbender to serve as interim women’s basketball coach at MLC

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College women's basketball coach Dan Gawrisch will miss the 2018-19 season as he begins his work in pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Illinois. Assistant Coach Dave Biedenbender will coach the program this season on an interim basis, with Gawrisch set to ...

Eagles make quick work of Cardinals

NEW ULM — The New Ulm volleyball completed a sweep against Fairmont on Tuesday with the Eagles dominating every aspect of the match, bringing the Eagles’ overall record back to .500 (11-11). The Eagles defeated the Cardinals 25-11, 25-5, 25-7 in a Big South Conference match Tuesday ...

T-Birds earn 4-set victory

WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop defeated Sleepy Eye 25-18, 23-25, 25-13, 25-23 on Tuesday in Tomahawk Conference volleyball action. “As a team, we were sluggish tonight,” GFW head coach Chris Wortz said. “We got a couple of key kills that shifted the momentum.” The ...

Steel set to host Alexandria on Friday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel and the Alexandria Blizzard are going to get to know each other pretty well in the next week. After a 6-2 win over the Blizzard Saturday night, the Steel will host the Blizzard again Friday night at 7:10 p.m. before heading to Alexandria Saturday for their ...

Wessel earns Defensive Player of the Week

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College senior defender Dan Wessel was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Wessel was strong on both ends of the field in a pair of UMAC wins last week, helping the Knights move up to fourth place in the ...

Ocampo shines as New Ulm tops CLA in playoff opener

NEW ULM — While the New Ulm boys’ soccer team was heavily favored in its Section 2A playoff opener against Christian Life Academy, the Eagles struggled to find the back of the net in the first half against a team with only two wins on the season. However, the Eagles were able to ...

Prep volleyball roundup: Greyhounds top Nicollet, Tigers sweep Eagles

NUC 3, Nicollet 2 NICOLLET –– New Ulm Cathedral battled back to top Nicollet in a nonconference volleyball match on Monday night 15-25, 22-25, 25-18, 25-15, 15-9. The Greyhounds (14-8) were led by Sarah Mohr with 17 kills and Mary Herzog with 13 kills. Also for Cathedral, Karlie ...

Column: Munsen, MVL set school records on Friday

Minnesota Valley Lutheran head football coach Jim Buboltz said that Chargers’ quarterback Matt Munsen’s 403 all-purpose yards Friday night in a 38-14 win over Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton was a school record. As was the 503 yards total offense by MVL. “I told Matt Saturday morning ...

Prep roundup: Chargers win BEA tourney, Marzinske sets record

Prep volleyball MVL wins BEA tournament BLUE EARTH — Minnesota Valley Lutheran went 6-0 at the Blue Earth Area tournament and took first place on Saturday. MVL defeated Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, Maple River, United South Central, Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain, Blue Earth ...

Running game leads Greyhounds past Rabbits

Prep football Cathedral 35, Wabasso 24 WABASSO — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Wabasso in prep football action on Saturday. For Cathedral, Zach Helget had 227 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Helget had TD runs of 75, 81 and 19 yards. Chris Knowles had 70 yards receiving and a ...

MLC men’s soccer team ends long drought against St. Scholastica

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College men's soccer team stopped a 21-game losing streak to St. Scholastica with a 4-3 win over the Saints on Saturday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference action. The Knights jumped on the board first with a Jon Pederson goal from Nathan Lemke in the 30th ...

New Ulm shuts down Alexandria

NEW ULM — Hunter Johnson scored two goals and Michael Savelkoul and James Spaargren each added two assists as the New Ulm Steel topped Alexandria 6-2 Saturday night in a NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Steel goalie Henry Baribeau stopped 36 of 38 Blizzard shots in the ...

Late field goal lifts Belle Plaine to win

NEW ULM — Dan Aslakson’s 42-yard field goal with 23 seconds left in the game saw the Belle Plaine Tigers erase a 15-14 New Ulm lead and lifted Belle Plaine to a 17-15 win over the Eagles Friday night in a South Central District-Red Sub-district game at New Ulm High School. New Ulm had ...

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