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Chargers knock off St. Mary’s

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran had three players score in double figures as the Chargers downed Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 83-57 on Friday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. Jake Kettner led MVL with 20 points, five rebounds seven assists three steals and two blocks. ...

New Ulm holds off late surge

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NEW ULM — Coming off an emotional overtime victory­ against St. James on Thursday, the last thing the New Ulm boys’ basketball team needed on Friday was a slow start. The Eagles got off to a quick lead, jumping out to 9-2 advantage early on against Sibley East and eventually took a ...

Pendleton leads Cougars by CHS

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NEW ULM — Cedar Mountain, sparked by Lewis Pendleton’s big Thursday-night performance, was able to come away with a 65-57 win over New Ulm Cathedral in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball action at Cathedral High School. Pendleton set the tone for the Cougars (12-4, 6-3) early on ...

Prep roundup: Cathedral tops Cedar Mountain

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Girls’ basketball Cathedral 55, Cedar Mountain 42 MORGAN — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Cedar Mountain 55-42 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. Cathedral’s leading scorers were Heidi Hoffman, who scored 16 points and Sarah Mohr scored 12 points and ...

Eagle boys upset St. James in overtime

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ basketball team earned its first Big South Conference win and its fourth victory of the season, downing St. James Area 61-58 in overtime on Thursday. It was the Saints’ second loss in a row. In the overtime, Reece Melby dropped in a free throw for a 55-54 ...

New Ulm defeats Luverne

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NEW ULM — Braxten Hoffmann scored two goals with Teddy Giefer, Josh Seidl and Glavine Schugel each adding goals as New Ulm ran by Luverne 5-2 Thursday night in Big South Conference boys’ hockey at the New Ulm Civic Center. Schugel added two assists with Seidl, Landon Strong, Shane Esser ...

Monday, Tuesday’s high school athletics postponed

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NEW ULM — Winter weather postponed all of Monday and Tuesday’s area high school competitions. Most of Monday and Tuesday’s games do not yet have a make-up date for the rescheduled game, so be sure to check your team’s website for any changes. MONDAY, JANUARY 28 GIRLS' ...

Athlete of the Week • Jan. 20-26 • Isaac Fink, Springfield

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Isaac Fink Sr. Springfield Son of Bob and Heidi Fink • Fink finished the week with 96 points in three games for the Tigers. He scored 33 vs. St. Mary’s on Monday, 32 vs. Cleveland on Tuesday, and 31 against New Ulm Cathedral on Friday. • Fink also was productive on the boards, ...

Kettner has big game for MVL

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APPLE VALLEY — Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Jake Kettner scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Chargers defeated Thorp, Wisconsin 58-45 on Saturday. Dunwa Omot also had 13 points for MVL. The Chargers (15-1) host Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Tuesday.

UW-Superior takes 2 from MLC

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Men’s basketball UW-Superior 74, MLC 69, 2 OT SUPERIOR, Wis. - The Martin Luther College men's basketball team lost in double overtime at UW-Superior by the score of 74-69 on Saturday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball action. The Yellowjackets jumped to an early ...

New Ulm Steel defeats Rochester, 6-5

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NEW ULM — With four minutes to go in the game and down two goals to the New Ulm Steel, Rochester elected to pull its goaltender for an extra attacker. The strategy worked once as Joey Fodstad scored his second goal of the game at the 18:30 mark. But the Steel were able to survive the ...

Bute, Eagles hold back Saints

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NEW ULM — Despite allowing St. Peter to battle back from 17 points down in Friday night’s Big South Conference girls’ basketball game, Ellie Bute knocked down a pair of late 3s to help lift New Ulm to a 63-55 win at New Ulm High School. With New Ulm (15-3, 5-1) leading 52-40 with less ...

Buerkle, Fink help Tigers sink CHS

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NEW ULM — Mitchell Buerkle’s 3-point shot with one minute left in the game erased an 81-80 New Ulm Cathedral lead and Isaac Fink sank two free throws with three seconds left in the game as Springfield came away with an 85-82 win over the Greyhounds Friday night in a Tomahawk Conference ...

Hulke’s 28 points leads Nicollet by T/ML/GHEC

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NICOLLET — In a battle between two of the Valley Conference’s top teams on Thursday night, Nicollet bested Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain 72-64 in conference boys’ basketball action. Riley Hulke led the charge for the Raiders with 28 points, eight assists and five ...

Hoffmann’s power-play goal lifts Eagles to win

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NEW ULM –– Braxten Hoffmann’s power-play goal at the 5:49 mark of the third period broke a 3-3 tie and lifted the New Ulm Eagles to a big 4-3 win over Hutchinson Thursday night in nonconference boys’ hockey. Hoffmann’s score came off assists from Landon Strong and Ethan O’Connor as ...

Wabasso girls win, boys fall on Tuesday night

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Late Tuesday Girls’ basketball Wabasso 75, BLHS 48 HECTOR –– Wabasso topped Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Tuesday night 75-48 in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball. Maddy Guetter led the Rabbits (13-3, 9-0) with an all-around effort of 18 points, 17 rebounds, seven ...