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Steel hosts Alex on Saturday night in NA3HL

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel will be hosting their second annual “Rare Gene Awareness Night” on Saturday when they host Alexandria at 7:10 p.m. in a NA3HL game. “The reason that we do this is about four and a half years ago, my wife and I had a daughter pass away from a rare genetic ...

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New Ulm Cathedral’s Nathan Hauser is a big reason why the Greyhounds are in second place in the Tomahawk Conference standings. The senior hopes to lead the team into a deep postseason run.

Taking over the reigns

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NEW ULM — Heading into his senior year, Nathan Hauser knew that he was going to have to step up his game even more if New Ulm Cathedral was going to be successful in the Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball race. So far, he’s done just that. Hauser has been a go-to guy for the ...

Marshall defeats New Ulm boys

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MARSHALL — Marshall defeated New Ulm 80-39 in boys’ basketball action on Tuesday night. New Ulm was led by Connor Foley with 15 points. New Ulm is now 9-12 on the season, 5-5 in the Big South Conference and is at Cedar Mountain/Comfrey.

MLC women defeat Crown

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team won its home finale by the score of 70-62 against Crown College on Wednesday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference action. The Knights started four seniors playing at home for the final time in their careers, and all four players ...

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New Ulm’s Lauren Klein (8), Madeline Gag (17), Dani Weiss (7), Ashtyn Wiltscheck (center) and Ali Beltz celebrate after Weiss scored a goal in the second period of the Eagles’ win against Delan/Rockford in the Section 2A Championship game Thursday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.

Eagles fly back to state after 5-2 win

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ST. PETER –– And they're back. After a three-year drought, the New Ulm girls' hockey team will travel to familiar territory and will now represent Section 2A after defeating Delano/Rockford 5-2 in the Section 2A girls' hockey finals on Thursday at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Eagles ...

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New Ulm’s Ally Steffensmeier (12) takes a shot during a recent game a the New Ulm Civic Center.

New Ulm’s 4-goal final period leads to Section 2A finals

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HUTCHINSON –– New Ulm's Dani Weiss wasn't about to be denied when her team needed her the most. Weiss scored a power-play goal with 5:06 left in the game, breaking a 1-1 tie. The Eagles then got an empty-net goal with 1:36 remaining and another goal with 30 seconds left to defeat ...

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New Ulm Cathedral’s Shay Ubl guards Lexi Toll of Cedar Mountain/Comfrey as she looks to the basket during the first half Tuesday at CHS.
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Rose leads CM/C to victory

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NEW Ulm — Taylor Rose scored 24 points to help Cedar Mountain/Comfrey defeat New Ulm Cathedral 56-50 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball contest. “It was a hard-fought win, and it helps when your shooting well,” CM/C head coach Mike Kelly said. Kelly noted that his ...

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New Ulm’s Joey Batt (1) take a 3-pointer despite pressure from two Marshall defenders during the second half Tuesday at New Ulm High School.
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Eagles take down Tigers

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NEW ULM — Tuesday night’s section battle between New Ulm and Marshall saw a true team effort from the Eagles as they went on to take down the Tigers 65-55 in girls’ basketball action. The Eagles (18-5) were led by Joey Batt with 22 points, while Iyanna Wieland and Morgan Eikanger added ...

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Worthington goalie Carter Ponto (1) looks back to see the puck in the net after New Ulm’s Tyler Tauer (20) got his shot past Ponto in the first period Monday at the New Ulm Civic Center. 
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New Ulm routs Worthington

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NEW ULM — At the end of the second period in its game with Worthington, the New Ulm boys’ hockey team had fired 44 shots on Trojans’ goalie Carter Ponto with four of them finding the back of the net. In that same time span, Worthington had just four shots on New Ulm netminder Jack ...

Prep roundup: Nicollet girls defeat Immanuel Lutheran

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Girls’ basketball Nicollet 69, Immanuel Lutheran 38 NICOLLET — Grace Dehen scored 34 points, had five rebounds, five assists and four steals as Nicollet defeated Immanuel Lutheran in prep girls’ basketball action on Monday. Brooke Skrien finished with 6 points and nine ...

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Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Cassie Heinrichs (13) takes a shot between Lauren Paulsen (32) and Abby Nelson of Minnesota Valley Lutheran during the first half Monday in Sleepy Eye.
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Spurgin sparks MVL past St. Mary’s

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SLEEPY EYE — Minnesota Valley Lutheran avenged its earlier loss this season to Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Monday night with a 23-for-27 night at the foul line and a 74-63 victory in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball action. Maddie Spurgin led the Chargers (12-12, 7-7) with 20 ...

Prep roundup: Gymnastics team takes 3rd at Big South

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Prep gymnastics WORTHINGTON — The New Ulm gymnastics team took third out of four teams at the Big South Conference meet on Saturday. Worthington won with a team score of 144.475, followed by Jackson Country Central (142.5), New Ulm (135.775) and St. Peter (131.5). No individual awards ...

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New Ulm Steel forward Oliver Hoeschen tries to get past a Rochester defender for a scoring chance during the first period Saturday at the New Ulm Civic Center.
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Coppock nets hat trick in 10-0 rout

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NEW ULM — Kirk Coppock recorded a hat trick and Tom Reilly scored two goals as the New Ulm Steel fired 59 shots on two Rochester goalies in a 10-0 win over the IceHawks Saturday night in a NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Brandon Mehlhop, Nick Wieben, Jimmy Miller, Ryan Smith and ...

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Sleepy Eye’s Avery Stevens takes a shot during a recent game at New Ulm Cathedral.

Indians stomp Knights 94-45

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye’s Ben Laffen had 17 points in the second half to lift the Indians past Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 94-45 in a Tomahawk Conference cross-town battle Friday night. Laffen, who ended the night with 20 points to lead the Indians, hit six from beyond the arc as the Indians ...

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Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Mason Cox (23) lays in a shot as New Ulm Cathedral’s Jon Zinniel (32) looks on during the second half Friday at MVL.
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Cathedral runs past MVL

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NEW ULM — While his teammates were getting some of the offensive highlights, New Ulm Cathedral’s Alex Hillesheim was inside doing the dirty work. Hillesheim pulled down 18 rebounds and scored 9 points. More importantly, he seemed to find the ball every time Minnesota Valley Lutheran missed ...

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Sonics qualify for state

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The New Ulm Cathedral Sonics dance team competed in the Section 2A tournament Saturday and earned a trip to the State Tournament next week at the Target Center. They placed third in High Kick and first in Jazz. The Jazz competition begins at 11:30 a.m. on Friday and the High Kick competition ...

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New Ulm forward Molly Scheid (3) carries the puck up the ice on a rush with teammate Elle Cooper (10) during the first period against Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato Thursday at the New Ulm Civic Center.
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New Ulm moves on past L/D-C in 2A

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NEW ULM — In a sense, Thursday’s Section 2A girls’ hockey game was a mirror of the season for Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato. The Dragons came out with some encouragement, but that didn’t last long and disappointment eventually settled in. The Dragons were eliminated by the No. 3 seed ...

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