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Augsburg blanks MLC

NEW ULM - Coming off of a difficult stretch of games in the last week, the Martin Luther College men's soccer team was just hoping to stay healthy with the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference playoffs coming up.The Knights gave up two goals in each half as Augsburg defeated the Knights 4-0 on ...

Prep football regular season finishes up this week

NEW ULM - The final week of the regular season for local high school football is here with Wednesday night games before playoffs begin next week.All three local teams will head west for bus rides for away games.New Ulm High School is at Worthington while New Ulm Cathedral heads to Wabasso and ...

Madelia sweeps MVL

NEW ULM- Madelia earned its fourth win on the season as it defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran, 25-21, 25-17, 25-22 Monday night.Madelia broke a 9-9 tie and started on a six-point run before MVL's Haley Birkholz dropped a kill from the outside earning the side out. Later, Melodie DeVlaeminck ...

Thunderbirds pound Cardinals

GFW 3, Redwood Valley 0FAIRFAX - Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop defeated Redwood Valley 25-13, 25-17, 25-13 on Monday in a nonconference volleyball match.Jennifer Palmer had 22 set assists and three aces for the Thunderbirds. Halley Busse had 13 digs and Keegan Hanson added 10 digs. Emma Jo Elder had ...

New Ulm blows leads, falls to Waseca in sweep

By Jake CalhounJournal Sports WriterNEW ULM - Poised to snap its 10-match losing streak, the New Ulm volleyball team made big plays and strung together some nice runs.But when it came to the points that mattered most, New Ulm buckled in falling to Waseca 26-24, 25-20, 25-23 in a Big South ...

Westminster stomps hapless MLC 48-0

NEW ULM - Westminster College defeated Martin Luther College 48-0 in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference football game on Saturday.Westminster scored on its first drive when quarterback Trent White connected with Lucas Robinson for a 46-yard touchdown pass.MLC's young defense produced two ...

NU Steel’s Witta enjoying hockey life

NEW ULM - The game of hockey means a lot to a lot to New Ulm Steel hockey coach Jay Witta."It has been a big part of our family growing up," he said. "With four boys who all played at once and one year we had four different teams. Bennett is the oldest at 19, Brody is 15 and Brooks and Griffin ...

Turnovers, injuries mar New Ulm teams

NEW ULM - New Ulm football coach Corey Kneeshaw said that his team had good stretches and bad stretches in its five-point loss to Jordan on Friday night."The wind made it tough - it was a 25-30-mile per hour wind going one direction," he said. "Neither team could really pass the ball in the ...

MLC ends 2-day tournament with pair of losses

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The Martin Luther College volleyball team lost both matches on the second day of the Sandy Schumacher Tournament hosted by UW-Eau Claire on Saturday.MLC lost the first match to UW-Eau Claire 25-15, 25-14, 25-20 and then lost to UW-Oshkosh 25-12, 25-20, 25-22.UWEC entered the ...

St. Mary’s pounds Cathedral in final game of longstanding rivalry

SLEEPY EYE - Sleepy Eye St. Mary's squared of against New Ulm Cathedral for the 103rd time, and possibly the last, Friday night. Cathedral holds the winning record of 52-50-1 with its 30-8 loss to St. Mary's on Friday.Scoring was held null to start the first quarter. Opening the second quarter ...

RRC burns MVL 22-6

By Jake CalhounJournal Sports WriterNEW ULM - Red Rock Central scored 14 points off turnovers as it beat Minnesota Valley Lutheran 22-6 in a Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game on Friday at Johnson Field in New Ulm.The Falcons (5-2) were effective offensively, gaining 510 total ...

Wabasso drills Sleepy Eye 46-8

Wabasso 46,Sleepy Eye 8SLEEPY EYE - Wabasso defeated Sleepy Eye 46-8 on Friday night in a Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game.Wabasso (6-1) was leading at halftime 21-0 and finished with 388 total yards rushing.Wabasso was led by Mitchell Fulton who scored three touchdowns and ...

Steel beat Warhawks 3-2

NEW ULM - Alex Nagel scored two third-period goals and goalie Nathan Siclovan stopped 38 of 40 shots on goal as the New Ulm Steel won their third-straight game with a 3-2 win against Willmar on Friday night in a NA3HL West Division game.Nick Campbell added the other New Ulm goal while Cory ...

Wabasso tops GFW in 4

FAIRFAX - After two years of Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop playing the spoiler, Wabasso got its revenge.Wabasso used a steady performance with few mistakes to beat GFW 25-15, 25-19, 25-27, 25-19 in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match on Thursday at GFW Middle School in Fairfax.The past two ...

Cathedral blanks Sleepy Eye

Cathedral 3, Sleepy Eye 0SLEEPY EYE - New Ulm Cathedral swept Sleepy Eye 25-16, 25-14, 25-20 in Tomahawk Conference volleyball action on Thursday.Mya Ibberson had nine kills for Sleepy Eye and McKenzie Cselovszki had eight digs. Cassidy Hoffmann had 17 set assists. Stats for Cathedral were not ...

MLC tops BLC in double overtime

MANKATO - The Martin Luther College men's soccer team defeated Bethany Lutheran 2-1 in a double overtime thriller thanks to a Joseph Graumann game-winning goal in the 103rd minute on Thursday.Graumann had chances throughout the night, taking 13 total shots and four shots on goal before finally ...

Cougars share the title

MORGAN-Cedar Mountain/Comfrey defeated Sleepy Eye St. Marys to force a three-way tie for the Tomahawk Conference title. CM/C has not won the conference since 1990. On Thursday it won 25-22, 25-21, 26-24."Getting co-conference champions is huge for us, just knowing how hard these girls worked to ...

Big rivalry comes to an end

NEW ULM - At 7 p.m. this Friday on the football field at Sleepy Eye St. Mary's, the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds and the Knights of Sleepy Eye St. Mary's will meet for the last time.Next season, Sleepy Eye St. Mary's will be playing nine-man football.That means that a football rivalry that ...

Area teams have big games for Week 7

NEW ULM - Match-ups for Week Seven see just one local team - the Minnesota Valley Lutheran Chargers - at home for a Friday night match up as they host Red Rock Central.New Ulm Cathedral and New Ulm High School both have road contests at Sleepy Eye St. Mary's and Jordan respectively.RED ROCK ...

Tigers sweep Cougars

SPRINGFIELD - An early 10-1 run in the first set seemed momentary at first, but turned out to be a bigger momentum shift that set the tone for a sweep by Springfield.Springfield used that momentum to win a convincing second set as well as a close third set in sweeping Cedar Mountain/Comfrey ...

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