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MLC to host baseball clinic

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College Knights’ baseball coaches and players will be hosting its eighth annual winter hitting clinic on Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24. For Grades 4-8, the times are from 1 p.m.-2:15 p.m., while grades 9-12 will have a 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. clinic time. The clinic fee ...

Area roundup: Fink sets school record in win, CM boys win

Boys’ basketball Springfield 90, Redwood Valley 83 REDWOOD FALLS — Isaac Fink scored a school-record 43 points and grabbed 21 rebounds as Springfield defeated Redwood Valley in a nonconference. Decker Scheffler had 29 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers. Springfield hosts Sleepy ...

Chargers hold on to beat CHS

NEW ULM — Fireworks came early and often in Monday night’s meeting between No.10-ranked New Ulm Cathedral and Minnesota Valley Lutheran at Cathedral High School, with the Chargers closing things out late for a 76-73 victory in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball. With the win, MVL ...

Granlund, Dubnyk lead Wild past Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) — Mikael Granlund scored, Devan Dubnyk stopped 32 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 Monday night. The Wild have won three straight games, all on the road. Carey Price stopped 24 shots for the Canadiens, who ...

’93-’94 state girls’ basketball team honored at MVL

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran welcomed its 1993-’94 girls’ varsity basketball state tournament team back to its gym on Saturday afternoon to commemorate the team’s 25th anniversary for that state appearance. The team went 25-4 under head coach Dave Ross and grabbed playoff ...

MVL girls trounce Nicollet

NEW ULM — It didn’t take too long for the Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ basketball team to assert itself as a team to be taken seriously on Saturday afternoon at MVL High School. Coming off of back-to-back losses, the Chargers (6-4) looked to apply pressure early on against ...

Cold second half dooms MLC against MBU

NEW ULM — Author Charles Dickens wrote the classic novel “A Tale of Two Cities”. Maranatha Baptist University and the Martin Luther College men’s basketball teams wrote its own chapter titled “A Tale of Two Halves” in the Knights 62-53 nonconference loss on Saturday. MLC ...

Column: Greyhounds, Chargers battle Monday; Schugel leading Eagles

Tomorrow night at New Ulm Cathedral, two of the top boys’ basketball teams in the Tomahawk Conference and Section 2A North meet when Minnesota Valley Lutheran, 4-0 in the conference and 10-1 overall, meets New Ulm Cathedral, who comes in 4-1 in conference play and 9-1 overall. And it looks ...

Prep roundup: Howk breaks record, finishes 1st

Prep wrestling NUA has two wrestlers finish 1st at NYA Invite NORWOOD — Sean Howk set a New Ulm High School record for most career wins on Saturday at the Norwood Young America Central Invitational in prep wrestling action. Howk finished first at 145 pounds on Saturday, picking up three ...

Coe Tops Knights 65-33

NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College women's basketball team was unable to overcome a bad start offensively in a 65-33 loss to Coe College on Saturday. The Knights held the Kohawks to 36.7 percent shooting from the field in the first half, but scored just six points on the offensive end ...

Bulls get payback with 6-1 win over Steel

NEW ULM –– Peter Verstegen and Nick Bowlin each scored two goals as the North Iowa Bulls avenged a 2-1 home loss Friday to the New Ulm Steel with a 6-1 win Saturday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. Michael Smits scored the lone goal for New Ulm (16-13-0-1), while James ...

St. Mary’s snaps losing streak

SLEEPY EYE — The drought is over for Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s as the Knights defeated Buffalo Lake Hector-Stewart 81-62 on Friday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball contest. It was the first win for the Knights this season and their first victory since February 27, 2017. St. ...

Slow start, strong finish for Cathedral

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye gave No. 10-ranked New Ulm Cathedral a battle it wasn’t quite expecting on Friday night at Sleepy Eye High School. But despite trailing at the half, the Greyhounds picked things up in the second half and took advantage of several free throws to pull away and ...

New Ulm Steel shocks North Iowa

MASON CITY, Iowa — The New Ulm Steel scored two goals in the second period to get a rare victory against North Iowa in NA3HL junior hockey action on Friday. Jarrett Cammarata and Jacob Halverson scored a goal for New Ulm. North Iowa scored its lone goal in the first period. Jack Parks, ...

Local Power Points winner announced

Garrett Grathwolhl of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 118 points. Grathwolhl wins $10 in local chamber bucks. The national winner of $1,000 was Bob Lemon, of Somerset, PA, who tallied 133 of the possible 136 ...

MVL to honor 93-94 state girls’ basketball team on Saturday

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran will honor members of its 1993-94 girls’ basketball state tournament team at halftime of Saturdays’ MVL/Nicollet girl’s basketball game at MVL. The game begins at 2 p.m. The 93-94 season happened after 14 straight winning seasons and the 93-94 ...

Free throw contest at New Ulm Cathedral

NEW ULM — Boys and girls ages 9-14 as of January 1 are invited to participate in the local Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The competition will be held on Sunday, Jan. 6 at New Ulm Cathedral. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the contest starts at 1 p.m. Participants ...

Hopkins’ big season helps Houston Texans to playoffs

By Kristie Rieken AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — DeAndre Hopkins had the best season of his career, carrying Houston’s receivers in a year the group was decimated by injuries. Now the self-described best receiver in the NFL will need another big performance for the Texans to get a win ...