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Springfield boys, girls sweep New Ulm Cathedral in golf

Prep Golf Springfield girls 186, Cathedral 235 Springfield boys 180, Cathedral 185 NEW ULM — Springfield swept New Ulm Cathedral in a Tomahawk Conference golf meet on Tuesday. Kayla Goblirsch (NUC) and Jena Roiger (Springfield) were co-medalists shooting a 44 apiece. Callie Wersal ...

Chargers storm past T-Birds

NEW ULM — Despite the rain and hail downpour, Minnesota Valley Lutheran kept its composure in downing Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 5-0 in a Tomahawk Conference baseball game on Monday at Johnson Park. The Chargers (9-5, 8-4 Tomahawk) were led by a solid pitching performance from Jordan ...

St. Peter boys edge New Ulm in prep golf

NEW ULM — The St. Peter boys’ golf team edged New Ulm 170-172 in a Big South Conference meet on Monday at the New Ulm Country Club. New Ulm was led by Aiden Guggisberg’s score of 40. Freshman Glavine Schugel turned in a 42 while Matt Janke and Alex Glowacki each carded a ...

Cathedral baseball splits with Springfield

NEW ULM — In the first game of a doubleheader with Springfield, the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds managed just five hits. But all of them were productive. Cathedral scored three runs in the third inning on three hits and then added a run in the sixth on two hits as it topped Springfield ...

Jeremy Drexler named boys’ basketball coach at Mankato West

NEW ULM — Jeremy Drexler is the new head boys’ basketball coach at Mankato West. Drexler, who was the head girls’ basketball coach at New Ulm Cathedral for four years (2007-11) and then was head coach from 2015-16, said that he is “excited about the opportunity. I have always been ...

Gopher Road Trip to stop in New Ulm May 23

NEW ULM — The University of Minnesota’s Gopher Road Trip will stop in New Ulm for a visit on May 23. The event, which will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23 at Turner Hall, will feature Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle, men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino and new ...

Bullheads defeat Southwest Outlaws

LAKE CRYSTAL — The Searles Bullheads continued their winning ways by beating the Southwest Outlaws Sunday 4-2 on Sunday. Craig Schmitz went five innings, giving up one run. Troy Kamm came in relief for the last two innings giving up one run on one hit. In the fourth Tommy Glaser got on ...

Eagles alumni softball game to be held on Saturday at Harman Park

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Alumni Association will be holding an all-alumni reunion softball game to commemorate the Eagles’ final season at Harman Park. The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on May 13 at Harman Park and will feature numerous events, capped off by a softball game between ...

Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andre Burakovsky scored twice, Nicklas Backstrom got his sixth of the playoffs and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Monday night to force a Game 7 in their taut Eastern Conference semifinal. John Carlson and T.J. Oshie also scored for the ...

Brewers win over Orioles

NEW ULM — In a game that saw a combined 13 walks, five hit batters and nine errors, the New Ulm Brewers stopped Leavenworth 10-6 Sunday in the Tomahawk East League opener. Cooper Forbrook, the second of four pitchers used by New Ulm in the game, got the win. Derrick Skovbroten took the ...

New Ulm boys win Fairmont Invitational

FAIRMONT — The New Ulm boys’ golf team won the 12-team Fairmont Invitational on Saturday at Interlaken Golf Course. New Ulm won with a 319 team score, which was 1 stroke better than Marshall’s 320 and 4 strokes better than third-place St. Peter’s 323. Gunnar Cowing placed third ...

NU/SE players excel at youth hockey camps

NEW ULM — Four youth hockey players from the New Ulm/Sleepy Eye Hockey Association fared well at the CCM High Performance hockey camps. Local participants included Jace Addy and Braxton Hoffmann in the CCM 14-year-old camp with Ally Steffensmeier and Alexa Steffl competing for the ...

MLC splits baseball season finale at UNW

ST. PAUL — The Martin Luther College baseball team closed its season with a doubleheader split at the University of Northwestern (Minn.) on Saturday. MLC won the first game 16-0 in eight innings, but lost the second game 14-2 in seven innings. The Knights (7-25, 3-15 UMAC) smashed a ...

Old opponents reunite in New Ulm

NEW ULM — In April 2005, Dr. John Brownfield moved to New Ulm to begin his dentistry practice with Dr. Ken Windschitl. “I needed a physical for my health insurance so I went to the New Ulm Medical Center,” Brownfield said. “I called for an appointment with a doctor — it was a random ...

New Ulm beats Little Falls 8-5 at St. Cloud tournament

New Ulm 8, Little Falls 5 ST. CLOUD — New Ulm beat fellow returning state qualifier Little Falls in the first day of the St. Cloud baseball tournament on Friday at Faber Field. Cole Wellmann got the win and Luke Scheid got the save for the Eagles (10-1). Wellmann went 6 1/3 innings and ...

MVL/NUC girls 1st, GFW boys 2nd at Arlington Lions’ track meet

ARLINGTON — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran/New Ulm Cathedral girls’ track and field team placed first out of eight teams at the Arlington Lions’ meet on Friday. The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop boys placed second out of eight teams, while the MVL/NUC boys were fourth and GFW girls were ...

Tigers rout BLHS in prep baseball

Prep baseball Springfield 10, BLHS 1 Springfield 17, BLHS 1 SPRINGFIELD — Springfield defeat BLHS In the first game, Branden Flock, Kale Meendering, Joe Pieschel and Brett Berberich each had two hits for the Tigers. Justin Haugo earned the win. He went seven innings, allowed one ...

Cathedral sweeps GFW in prep softball

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Cathedral softball team swept Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 17-4 and 14-1 in a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader Thursday. In the first game, GFW struck first, scoring four times off of Cathedral pitcher Josie Pautzke gave up two more hits in the top of the first inning ...

New Ulm rallies past Worthington in Big South

NEW ULM — In A.J. Lassas’s first two at bats against Worthington lefthander Tucker Sorenson, he had gone hitless. But with New Ulm trailing Worthington 3-0 in the bottom of the fifth inning, Lassas came to bat against Sorenson again, this time with the bases loaded. He got some ...

Hutchinson tops New Ulm in Big South tennis

NEW ULM — New Ulm got good matches from its No. 1 and 2 singles players, but close losses in the other two slots and a clean sweep of doubles led to a 5-2 loss to Hutchinson in a nonconference boys’ tennis match on Thursday. The Eagles (3-6) were led by senior Joel Koelpin and junior ...