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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 ...

LCWM girls, Loyola boys win meet

SLEEPY EYE - Soggy rain and billowing winds were all too present at the Sleepy Eye St. Mary's/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral cross-country meet on Thursday.The rain came down for the girl's race, which Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial/Nicollet won with a team score of 29, before settling in time ...

Big second half leads New Ulm past Loyola

NEW ULM - Despite a 4-1 win against Mankato Loyola on Thursday for the New Ulm boy's soccer team, it seemed like things could have been much better for the Eagles.New Ulm won the Big South Conference game at New Ulm High School but went into halftime tied at 1-1. The last time the teams played ...

Wabasso defeats Cathedral in 3 sets

NEW ULM - While it was a loss, it was a memorable night for New Ulm Cathedral senior Nicole Gangelhoff.Gangelhoff broke the school record for career digs in a 25-18, 25-17, 25-19 loss to Wabasso on Thursday. The previous record was 566 and she broke the record during the first set. Gangelhoff ...

MLC survives long 1st set in sweep

NEW ULM - With a first set that included 14 ties and seven lead changes, Martin Luther College had to fight extra hard just to keep its perfect conference record intact.MLC's conference mark indeed remained unblemished as it muscled its way past North Central University 32-30, 25-16, 25-14 in ...

Tomahawk Conference loaded with talent, potential

During the past three seasons, it seems as though volleyball in the New Ulm area has somewhat taken a backseat to sports like girl's basketball and softball.There were still those dominant teams, of course. But it still felt as though the sport as a whole had fallen short compared to the many ...

New Ulm teams prepare for Week 6

NEW ULM - Both New Ulm Cathedral and New Ulm have home games this Friday while Minnesota Valley Lutheran will be on the road as Week 6 of the high school football season kicks off.Minnesota Valley Lutheran hopes to get back on the winning track when it heads west to play Sleepy Eye. Cathedral ...

MLC men edge UM-Morris 1-0

MORRIS, Minn. - The Martin Luther College men's soccer team finished off a season sweep of UM-Morris with a 1-0 shutout win on Wednesday.The Knights (7-4) defeated the Cougars 3-2 in overtime on Sept. 13 to open conference play, but this match was designated as a nonconference contest.MLC ...

Cougars win in 3

NEW ULM - In a battle of two teams on the opposite end of the Tomahawk Conference volleyball standings, Cedar Mountain/Comfrey overcame some slight issues in its timing and defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 25-15, 25-15, 25-11 on Tuesday.It was the seventh straight match in which the Cougars ...

Saints take care of business in 3

NEW ULM - The New Ulm volleyball team held decent leads in all three sets against St. James Area.However, New Ulm could not hang onto any of them as St. James Area earned the 27-25, 25-22, 25-23 victory in a Big South Conference volleyball match on Tuesday.The Eagles (2-13, 1-9 Big South) ...

Thunderbirds sweep Greyhounds

Prep volleyballGFW 3, Cathedral 0WINTHROP - Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop swept New Ulm Cathedral 25-21, 25-19, 25-21 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match.For GFW, Jennifer Palmer had 19 set assists and 13 digs. Megan Palmer added 18 digs and Keegan Hanson had 16 digs. Katelynn Firle ...

Hillesheim hits historic milestone

By Jake CalhounJournal Sports WriterNEW ULM - Jordan Hillesheim has done what no other running back in the town's history has accomplished.The senior running back at New Ulm High School eclipsed the 3,000-yard mark, making him the only player to do so between all three of the town's schools - ...

New Ulm falls short vs. Marshall 2-1

By Jeremy BehnkeJournal Sports EditorNEW ULM - The New Ulm boy's soccer team had to adjust to a brand new surface on the fly.Considering the team doesn't play too many games on artificial turf, it looked pretty much at home in a 2-1 Big South Conference loss to Marshall on Monday.The Eagles and ...

Steel acquire Sam Wenner

NEW ULM - When Sam Wenner was a senior in high school playing hockey for Le Sueur-Henderson/St. Peter/Tri-City United, he led the state in scoring with 55 goals and 39 assists for 94 points."It was great to lead the state in scoring," Wenner said. "Everyone knows who you are."Wenner also ...

CM/C extends winning streak to 9 with sweep of RRC

CM/C 3, RRC 0MORGAN - Cedar Mountain/Comfrey extended its winning streak to nine with a sweep of Red Rock Central 25-21, 25-18, 26-24 in a nonconference volleyball match Monday.Makenzie Kerkhoff had a big night for the Cougars (12-1), tallying 14 kills and three blocks. Paige Richert had 13 ...

Artificial turf much admired

NEW ULM - Before the new artificial turf football field was officially inaugurated with the New Ulm's football game against Belle Plaine on Friday night, students from the new high school saw and stood on the new field."It was really fun to see all of the kids up in the stands," said Rob Bute, ...

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