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Buena Vista drops MLC in 3

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NEW ULM — Buena Vista swept Martin Luther College 25-18, 25-14, 25-20 on Tuesday in a nonconference volleyball match. The Beavers took command early in the first set taking advantage of some mistakes by the Knights. BV led 8-2 early in the set MLC clawed back getting as close as three ...

Cathedral holds off MVL

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NEW ULM — The crosstown rivalry between Minnesota Valley Lutheran and New Ulm Cathedral added another chapter to its book on Tuesday, with Cathedral (3-0) holding off an MVL (1-1) comeback with a 3-1 win in nonconference volleyball. The Greyhounds won 25-16, 25-22, 25-27, 25-12. The ...

St. Mary’s comes back to defeat Sleepy Eye

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye St. Mary's volleyball team brought heavy hitting to the crosstown rival match-up as two Tomahawk teams squared up for a nonconference matchup. The Knights defeated Sleepy Eye 3-2. St. Mary's was forced to play from behind in each of its three wins to defeat ...

Prep roundup: NYA sweeps GFW

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Prep volleyball NYA 3, GFW 0 WINTHROP — Norwood-Young America defeated Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 25-6, 25-15, 25-21 on Tuesday in nonconference volleyball action. Miah Busse had 11 digs for the Thunderbirds and Hannah Panitzke had eight digs and three blocks. Jordan Rettig had eight set ...

Marz placed back on Titans’ practice squad

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For the third straight year, Springfield native and University of Wisconsin graduate Tyler Marz will be a practice squad member of the Tennessee Titans. Marz, who was signed by the Titans following the 2016 NFL draft, was cut by the Titans on Saturday following the ...

Gusties shut down MLC in 2nd half, win 32-20

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College football team had a 20-18 lead at halftime against Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday at MLC. The Knights were unable to reach the end zone in the second half, however, falling 32-20 to Gustavus in the nonconference season opener. The point after ...

MLC roundup: MLC volleyball drops 2 games in tournament

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NORTHFIELD –– The Martin Luther College volleyball team dropped both its matches Saturday at a tournament hosted by Carleton and St. Olaf. The Knights lost the opener 3-1 (25-14, 25-13, 20-25, 25-15) to Carleton before losing the night cap 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-10) against ...

Timm’s perfect game helps Hutchinson dump Indians

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SHAKOPEE –– When a pitcher has a game like Hutchinson starting pitcher Matt Timm had on Saturday night against Sleepy Eye, things are bound to turn out well for that pitcher’s team. Timm made history on the mound at Schleper Stadium on Saturday night, keeping the Indians off base ...

Trojans top Tigers in shootout

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SPRINGFIELD — Springfield quarterback Decker Scheffler had a shot at the end zone with 6 seconds to go at the Ortonville 21-yard line on Friday. His pass was intercepted in the end zone by Tyson Powell as time expired, though, allowing Ortonville to hang on to a 38-35 shootout win in ...

Knights’ men, women fall in soccer openers on Friday

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Women’s soccer St. Mary’s 4, MLC 0 NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College women's soccer team dropped its first game of the season 4-0 against Saint Mary's (Minn.) on Friday. The Knights hung tough in the first half and trailed only 1-0 at the break despite the Cardinals controlling ...

Lakeview sneaks by Greyhounds in OT

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral’s 2-point extra point attempt in overtime failed as Lakeview overcame a 27-13 half-time deficit to squeak by the Greyhounds 34-33 Friday night in Southwest District football at Johnson Field. Zach Helget scored four, first-half touchdowns and totaled 162 yards ...

Prep roundup: GFW football team wins 1st game since 2014 season

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Prep football GFW 28, Windom Area 0 WINDOM — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop blanked Windom Area on Friday in a South Central District football contest. It was the first victory for the Thunderbirds since 2014. Evan Martin scored two touchdowns, a 4-yard run and a 5-yard run. McKray Schmidt had a ...

Bluejays soar by Eagles 62-0

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NEW ULM — The Waseca Bluejays scored on all six of their offensive possessions of the first half and then capped off the first half with a 52-yard punt return for a touchdown as Waseca built a 49-0 lead at half-time and rolled to a 62-0 win over New Ulm Thursday night in Big South ...

Minneota pushes by Indians

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer SLEEPY EYE –– The Sleepy Eye Indians kicked of its season as the defending Class A State champion Minneota Vikings came to town in a Southwest District matchup on Thursday night. The Indians came up short with a 23-8 loss. The game was tied ...

Area roundup: Madelia tops Cedar Mountain

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Prep volleyball Madelia 3, Cedar Mountain 1 MORGAN — Madelia defeated Cedar Mountain 24-26, 27-25, 25-19 and 25-18 on Thursday in nonconference volleyball action. Faith Bergeman led the Blackhawks with 36 set assists, 2 digs and six kills. Lillian Mual added 16 set assists with 13 ...

Mayer Lutheran shuts out Chargers 26-0

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran knew what to expect coming into Friday’s season-opening game with Mayer Lutheran for the second year in a row. The Chargers either had to strike early on offense or shut things down defensively. Unfortunately for MVL, a big first half by the Crusaders ...

Stacked Vikings still hard at chase for championship

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By Dave Campbell AP Pro Football Writer EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The end of last season for the Minnesota Vikings came suddenly and lopsidedly, falling hard in the NFC championship game a week after soaking in the euphoria of advancing on an improbable last-second touchdown pass. The Super ...

MVL/HyVee tailgate party on Thursday

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NEW ULM — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran/HyVee tailgate party will start at 6 p.m. Thursday at Johnson Field. For $7, you can can a burger, brat or hot dog basket, which includes, chips, cookie and a beverage.

Heads-Up Program to be used locally

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NEW ULM — It is called the “U.S.A. Heads-Up Football Program” and it is designed to make the sport of football safer by teaching tackling techniques used by Rugby players who play a sport similar to football but without a helmet. And all three high school football coaches in New Ulm ...

New Ulm hosts 3 prep football games this week

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NEW ULM — All three high school football teams in New Ulm are at home this weekend as the 2018 season kicks off. On Thursday, both New Ulm High School and Minnesota Valley Lutheran are at home for 7 p.m. kick-offs and face tough opponents. New Ulm hosts Waseca at New Ulm High School with ...

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