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Martin Luther College’s Grace Schultz gets past a University of Wisconsin-Stout defender on her way to the basket for a layup during the first half Monday at MLC in New Ulm. Schultz surpassed 1,000 career point in the game.
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Sonics dominate home competition

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Cathedral Sonics hosted the 2017 Mini Meet on Monday night and showed dominance every step of the way. The Sonics took first in each competition with a total ranking point total (TRPT) of 3 each in JV Jazz, Varsity Jazz and Varsity Kick. GFW Voltage took second in ...

MVL softball earns all-academic honors

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran finished in 17th place in the 2016-2017 Easton/NFCA High School All-Academic softball teams with a 3.687 GPA. Representing MVL as all-scholar athletes with a 3.5 GPA or higher are Bryann Alfred, Hannah Biedenbender, Stephanie Daleug, Lexi Fischer, ...

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Martin Luther College’s Grace Schultz gets past a University of Wisconsin-Stout defender on her way to the basket for a layup during the first half Monday at MLC in New Ulm. Schultz surpassed 1,000 career point in the game.
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Schultz hits 1,000 but MLC falls to UW-Stout

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College’s Grace Schultz scored her 1,000th point on Monday but the University of Wisconsin-Stout defeated MLC 75-64 in a nonconference womens’ basketball game. Schultz became only the third women’s player to reach that plateau. Schultz finished the contest ...

New Ulm Cathedral’s Jon Zinniel takes a jump shot during the first half of the Greyhounds’ win against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Tuesday at CHS.
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Cathedral crushes GFW in boys’ basketball

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NEW ULM — At the 11:53 mark of the first half, GFW’s David Herrera canned a jumper that pulled the Thunderbirds to within 8-7 of the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds. But that was the closest the Thunderbirds would come to Cathedral the rest of the game. The Greyhounds went on a 28-2 run ...

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New Ulm’s Caleigh Heck takes a shot during a recent game at the New Ulm Civic Center.

Burnsville skates to 6-3 girls’ hockey win over New Ulm

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NEW ULM — For the second time in two games, the New Ulm Eagles girls’ hockey team had a new goalie in nets as starting goalie Cassie Reed recovers from an injury. Freshman McKenna Strong — listed as a freshman defenseman on the New Ulm roster — got her first start in the ...

Column: New Ulm graduate Erich Martens takes over at MSHSL

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Back in 1984, when Erich Martens graduated from New Ulm High School his principal was Dave Stead, who was one of the people who signed his diploma. Now, 33 years later, the two former New Ulmites are again tied together. Martens, currently the principal at Sauk Rapids Rice High School, ...

MLC women dominate Great Lakes Christian

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Women’s basketball MLC 70, GLCC 38 LANSING, Mich. — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team earned a 70-38 win over Great Lakes Christian College on the second day of a two-day trip to the state of Michigan on Saturday. The Knights dominated the game from the start and ...

Batt hits 1,000 as Eagles win, St. Mary’s boys lose

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WORTHINGTON — New Ulm’s Joey Batt scored 38 points and reached her 1,000th career point on Saturday as New Ulm defeated Jackson County Central 74-65 in Worthington on Saturday. Hannah Osborne scored nine points for the Eagles and Iyanna Wieland had eight points. Laren Murphy led JCC ...

Maranatha runs all over Sleepy Eye

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BROOKLYN PARK — Maranatha Christian Academy crushed Sleepy Eye 78-46 in prep girls’ basketball on Saturday. Madi Heiderscheidt scored 21 points to lead Sleepy Eye and Sarah Ibarra scored 7 points, had seven rebounds and three assists. Sleepy Eye (2-2) is at Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart ...

New Ulm wins big over Breezy Point

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel defeated Breezy Point 6-1 on Saturday in NA3HL junior hockey action at the New Ulm Civic Center. Steven Mordini, Tom Reilly, Trevor Woytcke, Kirk Coppock, Andrew Pitleck and Jimmy Miller all scored a goal for New Ulm.

New Ulm wins big over Breezy Point

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel defeated Breezy Point 6-1 on Saturday in NA3HL junior hockey action at the New Ulm Civic Center. Steven Mordini, Tom Reilly, Trevor Woytcke, Kirk Coppock, Andrew Pitleck and Jimmy Miller all scored a goal for New Ulm.

Calvin College sweeps MLC in basketball

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Men’s basketball Calvin College 105, MLC 76 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Martin Luther College men's basketball team lost the first of two games in the state of Michigan this weekend by the score of 105-76 at Calvin College on Friday. The Knights hung tough in the first half and trailed ...

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Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Matthew Munsen takes a shot as Logan Ebeling of Martin County West defends on the play during the second half Friday at MVL.
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Marotz hits shot at the buzzer for MVL

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran was able to avoid overtime against Martin County West in its season opener after a buzzer-beating bucket by Jace Marotz. The Chargers (1-0) beat the Mavericks (0-1) 60-58 in nonconference boys’ basketball action on Friday. Tied up at 58-58, Marotz ...

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Nicollet’s Riley Hulke (13) takes a shot between a pair of Sibley East defenders during the first half Friday in Nicollet.
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Nicollet drops opener to Sibley East

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NICOLLET — Nicollet boys’ basketball head coach Chris Hulke may have a few nightmares thinking about Sibley East’s Gavin Bates as Sibley East downed the Raiders 72-65 in a nonconference game on Friday. Bates scored 35 points and he added 12 rebounds. Austin Weckworth contributed 12 ...

St. Mary’s boys fall to MCC, MVL girls win

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Boys’ basketball MCC 62, St. Mary’s 41 SLEEPY EYE — Murray County Central defeated Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 62-41 in prep boys’ basketball on Friday at the Sleepy Eye Invitational. St. Mary’s leading scorers were Blake Steffensmeier who scored 8 points and Collin Ludewig who ...

Luc Kreuser sets Steel’s all-time scoring mark

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NEW ULM — On November 18th, in a New Ulm Steel 6-3 win over Breezy Point, Luc Kreuser became the Steel’s all-time leading scorer when he recorded an assist. That gave him 115 points, and he also became the Steel’s all-time leader in assists with 72. His point total of 115 pushed ...

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New Ulm Cathedral’s James Gillis takes a shot over a St. Clair defender during the first half Thursday at CHS.
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Cathedral wins in OT against St. Clair

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NEW ULM — Thanks to balanced scoring, New Ulm Cathedral was able to escape its first game of the season with a 77-70 overtime win over St. Clair in nonconference boys’ basketball action on Thursday. The Greyhounds (1-0) were led by Jon Zinniel with 17 points and five steals. Also for ...

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New Ulm’s Jaden Domeier (1) is fouled by Jacob Vaske of Blue Earth Area during the second half Thursday at New Ulm High School.
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Foley leads Eagles to win over BEA

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NEW ULM — Connor Foley’s 28 points and 12 rebounds propelled New Ulm to a 63-52 Big South Conference win on Thursday. Matt Janke finished with 12 points. Both teams started the game even with two lead changes and two ties. BEA grabbed its lone lead of the night at 9-7 on a Carter Bell ...

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