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Eagles fall to Cardinals in 5

NEW ULM - Fairmont defeated New?Ulm 14-25, 25-18, 25-22, 19-25, 15-9 in a Big South Conference battle on Tuesday night.Danielle Hogue broke a 6-6 tie with a kill from the middle to open up a great first set for the Eagles."We had some really good looks in our middle tonight with [Mackenzie ...

Albert Lea knocks out New Ulm in 2A

NEW ULM - The New Ulm boy's soccer season came to an end on Tuesday at the hands of Albert Lea in a 3-0 loss.The loss ends New Ulm's season at 5-11 overall. Albert Lea, the No. 9 seed in the Section 2A playoffs, moves on to face No. 1 seed Mankato West on Saturday. Albert Lea improved its ...

Wabasso defeats Sleepy Eye in 3

Wabasso 3, Sleepy Eye 0WABASSO - Wabasso defeated Sleepy Eye 25-14, 25-12, 25-21 in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match on Tuesday night.Megan Rothmeier was 12-for-12 with three aces and 10 digs for Wabasso. Gina Goblirsch had 10 digs, eight kills and a block and Maddy Guetter who had nine ...

Andersen Loose to be inducted into Winona State HOF

WINONA - New Ulm softball coach Kristi Andersen Loose is one of five new inductees into the Winona State University athletic Hall of Fame.Andersen Loose, who coached the New Ulm softball team to Class AA state titles in 2012 and 2013, was the starting shortstop and leadoff hitter for all four ...

MLC men earn fourth straight shutout, women fall in OT

NEW ULM - The Martin Luther College men's soccer team shut out Bethany Lutheran College 1-0 in a non-conference game Tuesday.The shutout was the Knights' fourth in a row, as MLC keeper Caleb King stopped both shots he faced and now has not allowed a goal in more than 392 minutes of game action. ...

Vikings sign veteran tackle Jake Long for ailing line

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Jake Long was just waiting for that call from an NFL team, confident his right knee was healthy again and thus frustrated to be out of action.The Minnesota Vikings, with both a former coach and quarterback of Long's as a bonus, finally checked in on the other end of ...

Raiders blank Chargers

NEW ULM - Even though Nicollet managed to secure the sweep, it looked as though it could have let things get a little out of hand against Minnesota Valley Lutheran.MVL pushed Nicollet through most of the night before falling 25-20, 25-15, 31-29 in a nonconference volleyball match on Monday.The ...

Albert Lea shuts down New Ulm

Girl's soccerAlbert Lea 4, New Ulm 0ALBERT LEA - Albert Lea blanked New Ulm 4-0 in Section 2A girl's soccer playoff action on Monday.Albert Lea scored two goals in each half for the victory. New Ulm finished with eight shots on goal and Emily Schotzko finisshed with 18 saves for New Ulm.The ...

St. Olaf tops MLC in volleyball

NORTHFIELD - The Martin Luther College volleyball team lost 22-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-23 at St. Olaf on Monday in non-conference action.The Knights opened the match with a 25-22 first-set win, but were unable to take that momentum into the second set.Jade St. Germaine led MLC with 13 kills, while ...

Iowa nudges past Minnesota for Floyd

By Dave CampbellAP Sports WriterMINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Iowa was reeling from a pair of losses to teams the Hawkeyes were favored to beat, pushing that 12-0 regular season from 2015 to the back of the memory bank.They got back on track with a gritty victory over rival Minnesota.Akrum Wadley took off ...

MLC plays to scoreless tie with North Central

NEW ULM - It was a game that Martin Luther College seemed to clearly dominate in terms of effort and creating scoring opportunities.The only problem was that the Knights were unable to find the back of the net in a 0-0 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference men's soccer match on Saturday against ...

Cathedral making progress on the season so far

New Ulm Cathedral head football coach Denny Lux said that his team is progressing week to week following their 46-20 win against Cedar Mountain/Comfrey on Friday night.The win moved the Greyhounds to 3-3 on the season and into fourth place in the QRF rankings for Section 2A behind ...

Boudreau travels the country through hockey

NEW ULM - When you play in the world of Junior Hockey, chances are you are going do a lot of traveling either through games you play or teams you play for.New Ulm Steel goaltender Brady Boudreau is no exception.The 18-year old netminder and the son of Wild coach Bruce Boudreau has played ...

UM-Morris rolls all over MLC in football

MORRIS - The Martin Luther College football team lost 31-7 at Minnesota Morris in a Saturday night game.The MLC defense held the Cougars down for much of the game, but UMM was able to pull away late with a 24-0 run in the second half, with 17 of those points coming in the fourth quarter.UMM ...

Steel scores 6 times to sweep series with La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wisc. - The New Ulm Steel defeated La Crosse 6-3 in NAHL junior hockey on Saturday.The Steel scored three times in both the first and second period to put the game away early.Nicholas Campbell scored the first goal at 9:15 in the first period on an assist from Sam Wenner and Jacob ...

Springfield goes 3-2 over the weekend

MARSHALL - Springfield went 3-2 at the Subway Classic on Friday and Saturday at Southwest Minnesota State University.The Tigers defeated Russel-Tyler-Ruthton 25-20, 22-25, 15-13 and lost to Benilde-St. Margaret's 25-16, 25-12. Westbrook-Walnut Grove then beat Springfield 25-22, 25-21 and ...

Big first half lifts Waseca past New Ulm

NEW ULM - Heading into New Ulm's game against Waseca, a lot of talk was made about senior running back Jack Milbrett.The imposingly fast running back scored four touchdowns, but New Ulm managed to hold No. 9-ranked Waseca to its second-lowest scoring total on the season in the 26-0 loss in a ...

Buboltz leads MVL to victory

Prep footballMVL 20, Sleepy Eye 8SLEEPY EYE - Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Sleepy Eye 20-8 in Southwest District - East football action on Friday.A.J. Buboltz rushed for two touchdowns for MVL.?He scored on a 4-yard run in the second quarter and a 21-yard run in the third quarter to put ...

Cathedral stomps CM/C

NEW ULM - The New Ulm Steel scored on two power play goals and Steel goalie Nathan Siclovan stopped 22 of 23 La Crosse shots and New Ulm broke a two-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Freeze Friday night at the New Ulm Civic Center.Bennett Witta, Colton Raymond, Alex Egle, Orlando ...

GFW will forfeit next 2 football games

WINTHROP - The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop football will forfeit two upcoming football games due to school policy violations in a hazing incident, according to a news release.GFW Superintendent Tami Martin confirmed to The Journal on Thursday that a violation had taken place. According to the ...

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