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Eagles defeat St. Peter in Big South

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NEW ULM — Baseball coaches stress the importance of timely hitting in games. Monday afternoon the New Ulm Eagles were outhit by St. Peter 8-7. But six of the Eagles’ hits came in two innings when they scored a combined six runs and used that to remain unbeaten in Big South Conference ...

Lothert, Laffen lead the way at Tomahawk meet

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NEW ULM — The Springfield girls’ golf team knew that duplicating last year’s third-place finish at the state tournament would be difficult. Especially since Callie Wersal, last year’s individual state champion, graduated along with several other key members. While Wersal will be ...

Big innings help Cathedral

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral remained perfect as the Greyhounds swept Sleepy Eye on Monday 11-1 and 6-0 in a softball doubleheader. Cathedral started out strong and never looked back to win Game 1 in five innings. It scored three runs in the first inning, three runs in the second inning ...

Chargers, Knights split a doubleheader

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Sam Rivera had an infield single for a walk-off RBI to beat Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 10-9 in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Rivera’s RBI came as the Chargers held two runners in scoring position with two outs on the scoreboard. The Knights took ...

Area roundup: Tigers sweep Thunderbirds, NU softball wins

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Prep baseball Springfield 11, GFW 1, 6 inn. Springfield 13, GFW 9 SPRINGFIELD — Springfield swept Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop in a doubleheader on Monday. In the first game, Hunter Mathiowetz went the distance for the win. He allowed one earned run and struck out seven in six innings. ...

MLC splits doubleheader with Crown College

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College baseball team lost its halted game from May 1 against Crown College 5-4, but won the non-conference game after that by the score of 12-6. Crown 5, MLC 4 Crown came back from a three-run deficit to win the halted conference game from last week ...

Column: Greyhounds have won 5 straight

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When this season started, New Ulm Cathedral baseball coach Bob Weier said he was optimistic that his team could improve on its 11-10 mark last year. Six games into this season, his Greyhounds sit atop of the Tomahawk Conference with a 5-1 mark. “Going into this season, the players and ...

New Ulm boys’ tennis team pulls out win over BEA

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NEW ULM — New Ulm edged Blue Earth Area 5-2 on Friday in a Big South Conference tennis match. Things started out close with each team winning two sets apiece. The difference came when the Eagles won four tiebreakers. Two of them determined the victor for the third set. “It’s nice to see ...

St. Mary’s trounces Maple River 12-3

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SLEEPY EYE –– Sleepy Eye St. Marys’ Jody Hansen hit a key solo shot in the bottom of the third inning, giving the Knights a much-needed run after Maple River tied the game at 3-3 in the previous inning. Hansen's homer ignited a spark in the Knights offense as they scored at least one ...

MLC men finish 4th, women 6th in Day 1 of UMAC Championships

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Men’s track and field DULUTH –– The Martin Luther College men's track and field team finished the first day of the UMAC Championships at the University of Minnesota Duluth in fourth place on Friday. MLC recorded 25 points on the day, putting them ahead of three other teams. ...

New Ulm survives sloppy game, wins 7-4

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NEW ULM — It is rare when a baseball team commits six errors in a game and comes away with a win. But the New Ulm Eagles did just that Thursday afternoon when they came away with a 7-4 win over Worthington in what head coach Kevin Briggs felt that his team “did not want to play ball ...

Weier hits milestone in sweep

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NEW ULM — Mark Schommer knew his pitch count was climbing, but the junior righthander wanted to finish the game and be a part of Cathedral history. Schommer escaped a two-out single and finished his complete-game effort as New Ulm Cathedral defeated Wabasso 7-3 in the first game of a ...

New Ulm shuts out St. Peter

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NEW ULM — Ashlyn Donner turned in another gem on Thursday as New Ulm shut out St. Peter 3-0 in Big South Conference softball action at New Ulm High School. Donner pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing just one hit with two walks and nine strikeouts. She has been key for the unbeaten ...

BEA boys, New Ulm girls win Big South Conference meet

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Prep golf BEA boys 160, New Ulm 166 New Ulm girls 208, BEA 209 BLUE EARTH — The New Ulm boys’ golf team fell to Blue Earth Area in a Big South Conference meet on Thursday. Glavine Schugel and Matt Janke each shot a 38 to lead New Ulm. BEA’s Gavin Bruellman was the medalist ...

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