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Early runs lift Cathedral by MVL

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral took care of business early on against Minnesota Valley Lutheran, scoring nine runs in the first two innings alone. The Greyhounds beat the Chargers 15-1 in five innings of Tomahawk Conference softball on Wednesday. Cathedral (5-1, 4-1 Tomahawk) sent three ...

Chargers escape with 1-run victory against New Ulm Cathedral in baseball

NEW ULM — In a game that is decided by one run, it is usually mistakes that lead to the eventual winning run. Wednesday afternoon in a Tomahawk Conference baseball game between Minnesota Valley Lutheran and New Ulm Cathedral, Cathedral made two costly mistakes — both in the same ...

Big 8th inning helps Springfield past St. Mary’s

SLEEPY EYE — The Tomahawk Conference baseball race got a little more interesting on Wednesday after Springfield avenged a loss from earlier in the season, defeating Sleep Eye St. Mary’s 13-8, eight-inning in a rare Wednesday game. Isaac Fink ripped a three-run double in the eighth inning ...

Springfield girls, SEU boys win 2nd leg of Tomahawk

BUFFALO LAKE — The Springfield girls and the Sleepy United boys won the second leg of the Tomahawk Conference tournament on Wednesday. On the girls’ side, Springfield won with a score of 347. Sleepy Eye United was next (437), followed by Cedar Mountain (463), Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop ...

Crown sweeps Martin Luther College in baseball

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College baseball team lost both games of its final home doubleheader of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference season against Crown College by the scores of 8-2 and 8-6 on Wednesday. Crown 8, MLC 2 Crown held MLC to five hits on the way to an 8-2 win in Game ...

Mistakes hurt Eagles in 1st loss of the season

NEW ULM — Mason Penske’s leadoff triple in the top of the ninth inning sparked a six-run inning as Marshall handed New Ulm its first loss of the season by an 8-2 score in a Big South Conference baseball game. Kenny Morris, who took over for starter Isaac Schmidt in the sixth inning, got ...

Cathedral boys, MVL girls pick up a win on the golf course

MVL girls 240, Cathedral 245 Cathedral boys 182, MVL 187 NEW ULM — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls and the New Ulm Cathedral boys won in a Tomahawk Conference golf meet on Tuesday at New Ulm Country Club. Kayla Goblirsch (Cathedral) was the girls’ medalist with a score of ...

Chargers get past Rabbits in Tomahawk Conference baseball

NEW ULM — Wabasso was able to give Minnesota Valley Lutheran a brief scare by scoring four runs in the seventh inning, but MVL was able to hold on and escape with the 7-6 Tomahawk Conference baseball win on Tuesday. Alec Gratz picked up the win for the Chargers (7-3, 6-2 Tomahawk) with ...

Lux, Knights hold on to beat Cathedral in Tomahawk Conference softball

NEW ULM — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s pitcher Anna Lux relied on her defense and her arm for most of the game, then she turned to her bat in the seventh inning. Lux hit a big two-run home run in the top of the seventh as St. Mary’s defeated New Ulm Cathedral 4-1 in Tomahawk Conference ...

New Ulm boys and St. Peter girls win track meet

NEW ULM — Jordan Hillesheim completed a clean sweep of four events in helping the New Ulm boys’ track and field team place first at its home triangular on Tuesday. Hillesheim placed first in the 100-meter dash (11.32), 200-meter dash (23.03), long jump (21-1) and high jump (5-8) for ...

New Ulm rolls past Marshall

Prep softball New Ulm 5, Marshall 3 MARSHALL — New Ulm defeated Marshall 5-3 on Tuesday in a Big South Conference softball game. The starting pitcher for New Ulm was Mariah Piotter who pitched three innings and had one strikeout, and allowed one walk and one hit. Emma Bute was 2 for ...

MLC softball finishes season with 2 losses

ST. PAUL — The Martin Luther College softball team closed its season with a pair of Upper Midwest Athletic Conference losses at University of Northwestern by the scores of 8-0 and 8-1 on Saturday. UNW 8, MLC 0 (5 innings) The Knights were unable to get enough going at the plate in an 8-0 ...

St. Mary’s sweeps GFW in baseball

Prep baseball FAIRFAX — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s swept Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 10-6 and 9-1 in Tomahawk Conference baseball on Friday. Nick Strate got the win for St. Mary’s in Game 1. He went five innings and allowed six hits and four runs. David Herrara took the loss for GFW, going 3 ...

New Ulm Brewers fall to Glencoe in season opener

NEW ULM — Early season non-league games in amateur baseball can be best described as games in which players on both teams work out the cobwebs from the winter in preparation for the upcoming league seasons. Saturday afternoon, the Glencoe Brewers and the New Ulm Brewers met in one of ...

New Ulm baseball team stays hot vs. BEA

NEW ULM — A.J. Lassas doubled twice and added a single and four RBIs as the New Ulm Eagles topped Blue Earth Area 8-1 Friday afternoon in a Big South Conference game at Mueller Park. Alex Lund got the win for New Ulm (8-0, 6-0). He went 5 1/3 innings and allowed one run on four hits while ...

Big 4th innings lifts St. Mary’s past MCW

SLEEPY EYE — Facing four pitchers who threw a combined 13 walks, Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s pulled out a nice win after a week of waiting. After a week rife with postponements due to the weather, St. Mary’s put together a 10-hit performance in beating Martin County West 12-2 in six innings ...

Martin Luther College baseball picks up first 2 UMAC wins of the year

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College baseball team earned its first two wins of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference season with a doubleheader sweep of Northland College by the scores of 7-5 and 10-9 on Friday. MLC 7, NC 5 MLC took advantage of a number of Northland mistakes to win Game 1 ...

New Ulm softball team shuts out BEA

Prep softball New Ulm 15, BEA 0 (4 inn.) BLUE EARTH — New Ulm pounded Blue Earth Area 15-0 in four innings in a Big South Conference softball game on Friday. Mariah Piotter got the win for the Eagles (6-2, 5-0 Big South), having allowed one hit in two innings pitched. Meleah Reinhart ...

New Ulm baseball team stays unbeaten with big win over Fairmont

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Eagles baseball team lived up to their early season ranking as the top team in Class AAA Thursday as Andrew Peters scattered three hits and fanned five in an 11-0 win over Fairmont at Mueller Park in a Big South Conference game. The game was stopped after 4 1/2 ...

New Ulm Brewers begin season on Saturday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Brewers’ 2017 amateur baseball team will be a mixture of veteran players with new players, manager Al Flor said. The Brewers open their season at 5 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Park, when they host Glencoe. Admission is now free to all Brewers games. “We have some ...