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Crusaders outpace Chargers

By Jake Calhoun Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran shored up its defense on the second day of the MLC Tipoff tournament, but fell to St. Croix Lutheran 55-35 in the boys’ basketball black division finals on Saturday at MLC Gym. St. Croix Lutheran (2-1), ...

St. Croix stomps MVL girls 64-37

By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer New Ulm — Minnesota Valley Lutheran fell to St. Croix Lutheran 64-37 in the girls’ basketball black division championship game of the MLC Tipoff tournament on Saturday. Cham Omot led the Chargers with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the ...

New Ulm girls remain perfect

By Adam Westra Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — The New Ulm girls’ basketball team remained perfect in beating Willmar 69-54 in a nonconference matchup Saturday. The Eagles (5-0) imposed their will early, starting the game off with a 9-0 run. New Ulm’s offense led by senior ...

Late goal drops Steel 2-1

By Jim Bastian Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Granite City’s Owen Sikich scored at the 5:36 mark of the third period to break a 1-1 tie and lift the Lumberjacks to a 2-1 win against the New Ulm Steel in a NA3HL game Saturday at the New Ulm Civic Center. The Steel’s Luc Kreuser ...

MVL boys hang on at MLC Tournament

NEW ULM — By halftime of the MLC Tipoff tournament’s final game of Day 1, Minnesota Valley Lutheran had a comfortable 21-point lead against West Lutheran. But by the final buzzer, MVL’s lead dwindled to one as it hung on to beat West Lutheran 73-72 in the boys’ Black Division ...

MVL girls earn a win at MLC tournament

NEW ULM — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ basketball (2-2) got out to a fast start against West Lutheran in the first round of the Martin Luther College Lutheran Tip-Off Tournament. The Chargers ran away with a 71-54 win. Maddie Spurgin had a big night, scoring 29 points for the ...

Sleepy Eye boys rout BLHS, CM/C, GFW boys’ basketball teams win

Boys’ basketball Sleepy Eye 73, BLHS 37 HECTOR — Sleepy Eye defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Friday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. Caleb Christensen scored 15 points for Sleepy Eye. Zach Haala added 14 points and Ben Laffen had 12 points and 11 ...

Miller nets hat trick in Eagles’ 4-2 win

NEW ULM — It was Miller Time at the New Ulm Civic Center on Thursday night. Senior wing Nate Miller recorded his first varsity hat trick and freshman center Glavine Schugel scored his fourth goal of the season as the New Ulm boys’ hockey team won its second-straight game with a ...

Eagles to host Epilepsy Awareness game on Friday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm girls’ basketball team will host an Epilepsy Awareness game at 7:30  p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9. This is the third Epilepsy Awareness game in honor or Kaylie Hogue. On June 5, 2013, Hogue died unexpectedly from an epileptic seizure. At the time of her death, she was a ...

Steel to host Military Appreciation Night

NEW ULM — Saturday night will be “Military Appreciation Night” at the New Ulm Civic Center when the New Ulm Steel hosts Granite City at 7:10 p.m. in a NA3HL contest. “We have worked with Schell’s and a couple of other businesses in New Ulm and we are trying to raise money through ...

Bobcats sweep, Eagles win 1st dual meet

NEW ULM — Wabasso/Red Rock Central stayed true to form in winning both its duals, while New Ulm Area picked up its first win of the season. W/RRC beat Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Area 64-12 before beating New Ulm Area 51-21, while New Ulm Area won the final dual of the night ...

New Ulm girls beat Marshall 5-1

Girls’ hockey New Ulm 5, Marshall 1 MARSHALL — New Ulm defeated Marshall on Thursday in a Big South Conference girls’ hockey game. Lauren Klein scored an unassisted goal for New Ulm. Dani Weiss scored two goals. Her first one was a power play with assists by Lauren ...

All-Journal Defense: Nothing slows down Merseth

NEW ULM — In just the second game of the high school football season, Myles Merseth broke his right hand, his dominant hand, in a game against Wabasso. For most, such an injury would mean an extended absence on the field. For Merseth, it meant a change in his tackling mindset and it made ...

All-Journal offense: Fulton rushes into record books

WABASSO — Mitchell Fulton made waves in new ways this year that has been almost unseen in the area for some time. Fulton had an outstanding season, rushing for 2,248 yards — which ranks 19th all time in all classes in state history — and 31 touchdowns on 248 carries, averaging 9.1 yards ...

All-Journal Defense: Merseth, Liebl, Osborne lead All-Journal defensive team

Myles Merseth, jr., LB, MVL Merseth tallied 113 total tackles, 27 tackles for loss and five sacks with four forced fumbles and two blocked punts for the Chargers despite playing a majority of the year with injuries. So far for his career, Merseth has amassed 247 total tackles, 10 sacks and ...

Springfield’s Alex Fink signs pro baseball contract

By Jeremy Behnke Journal Sports Editor SPRINGFIELD — Already regarded as one of the most accomplished hitters at Augustana College, Springfield native Alex Fink will continue his baseball career, this time at the professional level. Fink signed a contract with the Lake Erie Crushers ...

Chargers crush Rabbits in boys’ basketball

NEW ULM — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran boy’s basketball team still has some early-season rust to shake off, but on Tuesday the Chargers used a strong second half en route to an 82-58 Tomahawk Conference victory against Wabasso. Nick Fischer led the Chargers with 21 points. Alec Gratz, ...

Eagles pick up first win of the year in boys’ hockey

NEW ULM — Bayler Kraus’s power play goal at the 9:15 mark of the third period broke a 3-3 tie and New Ulm withstood a Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato six-on-five attack for the final 1:15 of the game as the Eagles handed the Dragons their first loss of the season by a 4-3 score. Kraus, Nick ...

Busse leads GFW girls past CHS

NEW ULM — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop picked up a 66-44 win against New Ulm Cathedral on Tuesday night in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. Halley Busse led the Thunderbirds with 22 points, while Katelynn Firle added 18. For the Greyhounds, Jenna Helget led with 12 points and ...

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