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Cathedral, New Ulm H.S. are home for Week 7

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NEW ULM — Week 7 of the high school football season here in New Ulm means two things. After this week, all teams have short weeks because of MEA Week forcing Wednesday games and playoffs are just around the corner. Minnesota Valley Lutheran is the only New Ulm team on the road this week ...

Local Power Points winner announced

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Don Olson of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 108 points. Olson wins $10 in local chamber bucks. The national winner of $1,000 was Michael Parsnick, of Niagara Falls, NY, who tallied 120 of the possible 136 points to ...

Rabbits take 3 sets from Greyhounds

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NEW ULM — The Wabasso volleyball team has been one of the more consistent teams in the state this season, and finishing matches out strong is something the Rabbits excel at. Wabasso continued to finish strong on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference match with New Ulm Cathedral, sweeping the ...

Eagles make quick work of Cardinals

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm volleyball completed a sweep against Fairmont on Tuesday with the Eagles dominating every aspect of the match, bringing the Eagles’ overall record back to .500 (11-11). The Eagles defeated the Cardinals 25-11, 25-5, 25-7 in a Big South Conference match Tuesday ...

T-Birds earn 4-set victory

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WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop defeated Sleepy Eye 25-18, 23-25, 25-13, 25-23 on Tuesday in Tomahawk Conference volleyball action. “As a team, we were sluggish tonight,” GFW head coach Chris Wortz said. “We got a couple of key kills that shifted the momentum.” The ...

Steel set to host Alexandria on Friday

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel and the Alexandria Blizzard are going to get to know each other pretty well in the next week. After a 6-2 win over the Blizzard Saturday night, the Steel will host the Blizzard again Friday night at 7:10 p.m. before heading to Alexandria Saturday for their ...

Wessel earns Defensive Player of the Week

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College senior defender Dan Wessel was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Wessel was strong on both ends of the field in a pair of UMAC wins last week, helping the Knights move up to fourth place in the ...

Ocampo shines as New Ulm tops CLA in playoff opener

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NEW ULM — While the New Ulm boys’ soccer team was heavily favored in its Section 2A playoff opener against Christian Life Academy, the Eagles struggled to find the back of the net in the first half against a team with only two wins on the season. However, the Eagles were able to ...

Column: Munsen, MVL set school records on Friday

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Minnesota Valley Lutheran head football coach Jim Buboltz said that Chargers’ quarterback Matt Munsen’s 403 all-purpose yards Friday night in a 38-14 win over Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton was a school record. As was the 503 yards total offense by MVL. “I told Matt Saturday morning ...

Prep roundup: Chargers win BEA tourney, Marzinske sets record

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Prep volleyball MVL wins BEA tournament BLUE EARTH — Minnesota Valley Lutheran went 6-0 at the Blue Earth Area tournament and took first place on Saturday. MVL defeated Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, Maple River, United South Central, Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain, Blue Earth ...

Running game leads Greyhounds past Rabbits

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Prep football Cathedral 35, Wabasso 24 WABASSO — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Wabasso in prep football action on Saturday. For Cathedral, Zach Helget had 227 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Helget had TD runs of 75, 81 and 19 yards. Chris Knowles had 70 yards receiving and a ...

New Ulm shuts down Alexandria

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NEW ULM — Hunter Johnson scored two goals and Michael Savelkoul and James Spaargren each added two assists as the New Ulm Steel topped Alexandria 6-2 Saturday night in a NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Steel goalie Henry Baribeau stopped 36 of 38 Blizzard shots in the ...

Late field goal lifts Belle Plaine to win

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NEW ULM — Dan Aslakson’s 42-yard field goal with 23 seconds left in the game saw the Belle Plaine Tigers erase a 15-14 New Ulm lead and lifted Belle Plaine to a 17-15 win over the Eagles Friday night in a South Central District-Red Sub-district game at New Ulm High School. New Ulm had ...

Chargers roll to victory over JWP

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NEW ULM — On Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s homecoming night, it was the seniors who shined for the Chargers. Senior quarterback Matt Munsen had touchdown runs of 90 and 78 yards and senior defensive lineman Eddie Kowalke simply made life miserable for the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton ...

Prep football roundup: Madelia tops GHEC/T

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Madelia 28, GHEC/T 6 MADELIA — Madelia scored on its first four possessions and didn’t look back as the Blackhawks downed Granada/Huntley/East Chain/Truman on Friday in a South Central District football game. Ethan Arndt had 13 carries for 101 yards and two touchdowns. Angel Zamora ...

GFW earns first home victory since 2012

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WINTHROP — After breaking a multi-season losing streak earlier this year with a win on the road, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop had another streak in mind that it wanted to break on its Homecoming. Without a win at home since 2012, the Thunderbirds (2-4, 1-4) were fired up on Friday and picked up ...

Loyola boys win SE meet

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SLEEPY EYE — Shaking off cold and rainy conditions at the Sleepy Eye golf course, the Mankato Loyola boys’ cross-country team dominated the cross-country meet on Thursday with a team total of 19 points. The Crusaders had the top four finishers and six of the top 13 finishers overall. ...

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