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New Ulm has rare home-and-away series this week

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NEW ULM — Last Friday night, the New Ulm Steel lost 9-2 to West Division leading Granite City at the New Ulm Civic Center. This weekend, the Steel wil get more of the 17-3 Lumberjacks when they play a rare home-and-away Saturday/Sunday series with them. The Steel (8-10-0-1) host Granite ...

No. 1 Gonzaga rallies past Creighton in 1st true road game

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By The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zach Norvell Jr. scored 23 of his career-high 28 points in the second half, and top-ranked Gonzaga wiped out an early double-digit deficit and beat Creighton 103-92 on Saturday. The Bulldogs (8-0), who took over the No. 1 ranking this week after ...

Eagle boys fall 2-1

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NEW ULM — Mound-Westonka killed all five New Ulm power plays Saturday afternoon as the Whitehawks topped New Ulm 2-1 at the New Ulm Civic Center in a nonconference boys’ hockey game. Carter Hansen and Michael Doshan scored goals for Mound-Westonka. Glavine Schugel scored the lone goal ...

Faribault surges past New Ulm boys

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NEW ULM — In what was a slow start to Friday night’s nonconference boys’ basketball game, New Ulm was unable to hold off a late Faribault surge and fell 57-49 at New Ulm High School. The Eagles were only able to get one shot to fall in the first 10 minutes of play on a 3 by Reece ...

MLC crushes Oak Hills CC

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College men’s basketball team earned its second win of the season, cruising past Oak Hills Christian College 81-58 on Friday in a nonconference game. “We knew it was a winnable game,” MLC assistant coach Galen Holzhueter said. “We got the lead and we ...

New Ulm girls cruise past Worthington

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NEW ULM — Despite a slow start, the New Ulm girls’ hockey team got things right and defeated Worthington 9-1 in a Big South Conference game on Thursday. Ashtyn Wiltscheck led the Eagles with three goals and an assist, including a power-play goal. McKenna Strong added two goals and two ...

Bute, Batt lead Eagles by MCW

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By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Ellie Bute and Joey Batt led New Ulm past Martin County West 65-25 on Thursday in a nonconference girls’ basketball contest. It was the first win of the season for the Eagles. “I owe it all to my teammates. They set the screens which ...

Eagles soar by Trojans

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Eagles boys’ hockey team may have found a new, young line combination Thursday night in their Big South Conference game against Worthington. Glavine Schugel and A.J. Arneson each scored two goals and Braxten Hoffmann added a goal as New Ulm hammered the Trojans 9-2 ...

Prep roundup: Guetter nets 1,000th point in win

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Girls’ basketball Wabasso 84, Sleepy Eye 28 WABASSO — Maddy Guetter scored her 1,000th career point for Wabasso in a dominant 84-28 Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball win over Sleepy Eye on Thursday. Guetter led the Rabbits with 25 points, while Jenna Frank added 13 points and ...

Second period dooms Steel

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NEW ULM — The last time the New Ulm Steel played the West Division leading Granite City Lumberjacks, New Ulm had a 4-1 lead after two periods before allowing the Lumberjacks five third-period goals in a 6-4 loss. Friday night at the New Ulm Civic Center, the Steel waited until the ...

Fink helps lead Tigers to state with dominant 2018 campaign

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SPRINGFIELD — Even though Springfield’s Isaac Fink dedicated himself to basketball after his freshman year, the standout in both basketball and baseball still missed putting on the pads and helmet for football season. So after signing with Augustana for both basketball and baseball this ...

Griebel’s strong senior year helps lead Greyhound defense

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral head football coach Denny Lux remembers the first time that he saw Joey Griebel on the football field. “He came to our youth football camp when he was in fifth grade,” Lux said. “And I could tell then that he had a real love for football. He was so excited ...

Fink, Scheffler, Helget highlight All-Journal offense

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Isaac Fink, WR/RB, Springfield, Sr. Fink, a first-team All-District player this year, led the Tigers with 63 receptions for 1,118 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for 211 yards on 27 carries in the playoffs. He also had four rushing TDs as a team captain and helped lead the Tigers to the ...

Griebel, Collum, Hovland lead All-Journal defense

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Joey Griebel, DL, Cathedral, Sr. Griebel, an All-Subdistrict player and the most valuable defensive lineman in his Subdistrict this year, had 95 total tackles, 49 solos, two fumble recoveries and five sacks. He finishes his career at Cathedral with 129 tackles. Colton Collum, LB, MVL, ...

Power Points Week 12 winners announced

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Kevin Dewanz of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 115 points. Dewanz wins $10 in local chamber bucks as a result. Look for contest information in the sports section every Tuesday during the NFL regular season. Fill out the weekly picks ...

Slow start dooms MLC women in loss to Hamline

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NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College women’s basketball team was unable to overcome a slow start to Wednesday’s matchup with Hamline University, falling 73-40 in nonconference action. Faith Otte led the Knights with 9 points, three rebounds and two assists, while Sydney Cody and ...

New Ulm girls fall to West

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NEW ULM — It was a tough season opener for New Ulm on Tuesday night, with Mankato West staying aggressive and the Eagles unable to get their shots to fall consistently. As a result, the Scarlets topped the Eagles 62-50 in nonconference girls’ basketball action at New Ulm High School. ...

New Ulm girls defeat LDC, Tigers top RRC

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Girls’ hockey New Ulm 3, L/D-C 1 LITCHFIELD — New Ulm defeated Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato 3-1 in nonconference girls’ hockey action on Tuesday. The Eagles got goals from Ashtyn Wiltscheck, Alexa Steffl and Madeline Gag in the win. Cassie Reed stopped 19 shots for New Ulm. Girls’ ...

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