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LaCrosse dominates New Ulm Steel

LA CROSSE, Wisc. — LaCrosse defeated the New Ulm Steel 6-1 on Saturday in junior hockey action. Nathan Siclovan made 14 saves in the loss for New Ulm and Fritz Belisle scored New Ulm’s only goal.

Waseca crushes New Ulm

NEW ULM — Waseca defeated New Ulm in convincing fashion 88-40 in a Big South Conference boys’ basketball game Friday night. Freshman Reece Melby led the Eagles (5-13, 2-7 Big South) with 16 points, while Connor Foley added 14. Kaleb Nelson led the charge for the Bluejays (18-1, 7-0) ...

Waseca girls edge New Ulm

Girls’ basketball Waseca 41, New Ulm 38 WASECA —Waseca defeated New Ulm 41-38 in a Big South Conference girls’ basketball game on Friday night. New Ulm was led by Meleah Reinhart who scored 25 points and Joey Batt who scored eight points. New Ulm hosts Hutchinson at 7:30 p.m. on ...

Erickson’s goal lifts Steel to win

NEW ULM — Jared Erickson’s shorthanded goal  at the 8:45 mark of the third period on a Breezy Point turnover in the Freeze zone broke a 3-3 tie and lifted the New Ulm Steel to a big 4-3 win over LaCrosse Friday night in a NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Erickson’s 12th goal of ...

MVL crushes BLHS

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 72-51 Saturday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. The Chargers (14-5) extended their winning streak to three with the win, not losing any momentum from their past two games. MVL controlled the tempo of ...

MVL offense in high gear vs. Cathedral

NEW ULM — Everything was clicking offensively for Minnesota Valley Lutheran in its Thursday night 92-65  Tomahawk Conference win against New Ulm Cathedral. It seemed as if it were going to be a scoring spree when both teams jumped out of the gate with eight quick points each. MVL ended up ...

Cougars rout Indians

SLEEPY EYE — Cedar Mountain/Comfrey gave Sleepy Eye its first Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball loss in a 56-33 defeat Thursday night. Taylor Rose led the Cougars (14-4, 9-2) with 21 points, while Paige Richert had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the double-double. Sarah Ibarra led ...

Eagles go 1-2 at quad

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Area wrestling team went 1-2 on Thursday at its home quadrangular. New Ulm defeated Fulda-Murray County Central 36-9 before losing 42-27 to Bishop Heelan Catholic (Iowa) and 49-19 against Windom-Mountain Lake Area. In the first match against F-MCC, the Eagles took ...

Luverne knocks off New Ulm boys

NEW ULM — With two minutes to go in the third period, the New Ulm Eagles boy’s hockey team held a 2-1 lead on Luverne and were on the power play. But a bad play on the puck by the Eagles led to Kasyn Kruse scoring his second goal of the game to tie the game with just under  two minutes ...

RRC boys trounce Ellsworth

Boys’ basketball RRC 75, Ellsworth 39 LAMBERTON — Red Rock Central crushed Elllsworth on Thursday in a Red Rock Conference boys’ basketball game. Trevor Pederson led RRC with 16 points, seven rebounds, Luke Engen had 15 points with 14 rebounds, Brady Rasmussen added nine points with ...

MVL to host state tourney reunion team

NEW ULM — Saturday afternoon the Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys' basketball team will host the Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart Mustangs at 11:45 a.m. (c-squad), 1 p.m. (b-squad) and 2:30 p.m. (varsity). At halftime of the varsity game we will recognize the first MVL team to ever go to a state ...

MLC gets swept by UW-Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team lost its game at first place UW-Superior on Friday by the score of 84-55. The Yellowjackets entered the game unbeaten in UMAC play, and then showcased why in the first half as they built a 45-29 lead after two quarters. UWS ...

Steel host LaCrosse this weekend

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel return to the New Ulm Civic Center Friday night when they host the LaCrosse Freeze in a NA3HL game. It has been almost four months since the Freeze and the Steel met. In their last meeting here in New Ulm on October 7th, the Steel skated to a 5-1 win over the ...

New Ulm Steel to have Faith Night next Wednesday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel will have a “Faith Night” game on Wednesday, Feb. 8 when they host Willmar in a NA3HL game. Tickets are free for area youth church groups thanks to local sponsors for the event. “We are partnering with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and we also have ...

Cavs blow past Wolves

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points, Kyrie Irving had 14 and a career-high 14 assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers, coming off a losing record in January, defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-97 on Wednesday night. Cleveland, which went 7-8 last month, began February looking ...

Cathedral girls top Wabasso

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral’s team effort in the second half led to a comeback victory over Wabasso 62-55 in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game Tuesday night. McKenna Berdan led the Greyhounds (7-12, 4-8 Tomahawk) with 17 points, while Rose Hazuka added 14 points. Also for ...

MVL boys crush Sleepy Eye

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Sleepy Eye 74-56 in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball matchup on Tuesday night. The Chargers (12-5) offense seemed unable to be stopped in the first half. They started the game off on a 12-2 run against the Indians, using Sleepy Eye’s ...

New Ulm gymnasts escape with win

NEW ULM — For the second time in as many nights, the New Ulm gymnastics team picked up a Big South Conference victory, this time with a narrow 133.5-132.375 victory against Waseca. The win means New Ulm clinched a spot to compete in the Big South Conference meet, which has a new style this ...

Big 3s help Cathedral down Wabasso

NEW ULM — Solid 3-point shooting separated New Ulm Cathedral as it cruised to a 65-51 victory against Wabasso on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. The Greyhounds (7-11, 6-4 Tomahawk) shot 47.8 percent (11-for-23) from 3-point range in the contest, led by junior Nate ...

Jordan runs past New Ulm boys

Boys’ basketball Jordan 83, New Ulm 51 JORDAN — Jordan downed New Ulm on Tuesday in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. Connor Foley scored 16 points and Reece Melby added 10 points for the Eagles. New Ulm (5-12) will host Waseca on Friday. MCW 55, Nicollet 50 NICOLLET ...