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Springfield pulls out all the stops in win over LP/HT

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SHAKOPEE –– In the first three quarters of Springfield's 24-22 Class A quarterfinal victory against Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity, the Tigers used a variety of trick plays from Isaac Fink and Decker Scheffler to keep the Bulldogs guessing. But once the fourth quarter rolled around, the ...

Power-play woes hurt Steel in loss to Grizzlies

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ROCHESTER –– The New Ulm Steel had a tough time with their power play in Saturday’s NA3HL game against the Rochester Grizzlies on Saturday night, falling 6-3 as a result. The Steel left Saturday’s game empty-handed on the power play, going 0 for 8. The Grizzlies added a pair of ...

Early turnovers hurt MLC in home opener with Carleton

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NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College women struggled to control Carleton College right out of the gate on Friday in MLC’s season and home opener, falling 75-44 in nonconference women’s basketball. The Knights of MLC committed 17 turnovers in the first half alone and ended the night ...

Mound Westonka downs New Ulm

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MOUND –– The New Ulm Eagles suffered a season-opening 6-1 loss at the hands of Mound Westonka on Friday night in girls’ hockey action. New Ulm’s lone goal came off the stick of Madeline Gag with the assist from Emma Brudelie. Cassie Reed had 11 saves for New Ulm, while Jayden ...

Donner chooses Chipola

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NEW ULM — On Thursday, New Ulm High School senior Ashlyn Donner signed a letter of intent to play softball at Chipola College in Marianna, Florida, with her first college season in the circle starting next fall. Looked to as a leader and a top pitcher for the Eagles, Donner is excited to ...

Offense, defense comes together for Tigers

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SPRINGFIELD — In order to have success this year, the Springfield football team knew that it had to adjust from week to week and every week there had to be improvement. The Tigers started out the year with a new offense and went 0-2. They were able to score points early in the season, but ...

Bitter, Kjenstad receive All-UMAC honors

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College women's soccer players Lydia Bitter and Sarah Kjenstad each earned All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honors from the conference on Wednesday. Bitter was named Second Team All-UMAC, while Kjenstad received Honorable Mention All-UMAC. Bitter played a key ...

Local Power Points winner announced

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Nick Dewanz of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 128 points. Dewanz wins $10 in local chamber bucks as a result. The national winner of $1,000 was Jerod Barton, of Jasonville, IN, who had 136 total points. Look for ...

Graumann leads 5 MLC players with UMAC honors

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NEW ULM — Five Martin Luther College men's soccer players earned awards or recognition from the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference on Tuesday. Joe Graumann was named the conference's Offensive Player of the Year, and was also named First Team All-UMAC. Gabriel Plocher and Aaron Swanson ...

Area atheletes honored by Valley Conference

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Five area volleyball players were honored by the Valley Conference this year. Madelia senior Alayna DeLaCruz and Nicollet junior Jill Thompson were selected to the 2018 Valley All-Conference Second Team. Madelia seniors CaleyAnn Clobes and Faith Bergeman and Nicollet senior Jessi Johnson were ...

Tomahawk All-Conference Volleyball Team chosen for 2018

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The 2018 Tomahawk All-Conference Volleyball Team was finalized on Tuesday, with Wabasso leading the way with six total players honored. For Wabasso, seniors Maddy Guetter, Jenna Frank, Amanda Hoffman and Megan Rothmeier were chosen to the team. Guetter was also named the conference’s ...

Athlete of the Week • Oct. 28-Nov. 3 • Josh Arndt, MLC

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Josh Arndt Sr. WR, MLC • The senior receiver was impossible to cover as he caught touchdown passes of 30 and 63 yards in Saturday’s win against MacMurray. He was named the UMAC Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season. • Arndt caught four passes for 155 yards and ...

New Ulm Steel hit the road for the next 2 weekends

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel hit the road for two weekends and when they come back for games on November 23rd and 24th against Willmar and Breezy Point respectively, they will could either be holding on to the fourth spot in the West Division or further out of the playoff picture. The ...

Fournier’s buzzer beater lifts Magic over Cavs 102-100

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Evan Fournier hit a long jumper at the final horn and the Orlando Magic came back from a five-point deficit in the last 24 seconds to beat the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 102-100 on Monday night. Fournier took an inbounds pass with 1.8 seconds left after Nikola ...

A Saturday to remember at Martin Luther College

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College seniors Josh Arndt and Grant Freese were surrounded by fans on Saturday afternoon, receiving hugs and high fives from fans following a 40-6 crushing of MacMurray College in what was the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title game. The win means the Knights ...

Buerkle, Feder compete at state cross-country meet

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NORTHFIELD — Springfield/Cedar Mountain/Comfrey’s Mitchell Buerkle finished 38th overall at the Class A State Cross-Country meet on Saturday at St. Olaf College. Buerkle finished the competition in 16:53.7. Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin’s Geno Uhrbom took first place overall with a time ...

Harden scores 25 in return, Rockets top Bulls 96-88

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By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — James Harden scored 25 points, including 11 in a decisive run in the third quarter, in his return to the Houston lineup and the Rockets defeated the Chicago Bulls 96-88 on Saturday night. Harden, who had missed three games with a strained left ...

New Ulm Steel routs Evansville 9-2

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NEW ULM — While it wasn’t an 88-shot, 15-goal win difference, it was still a blowout. Nathan Andrade scored four goals and Brian Oare added three assists as the New Ulm Steel hammered Evansville 9-2 Saturday at the New Ulm Civic Center. New Ulm outshot the Junior Thunderbolts 78-15 ...

Springfield upsets top-seeded MCC

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MARSHALL — Down 14-8 to Murray County Central with less than 8 minutes to go and pinned deep in their own territory, the Springfield Tigers needed to not only go about 80 yards and score, but they also needed a key stop at the end of the game to earn a state tournament trip. Check and ...

Steel throttle Evansville Jr.

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel fired a franchise-record 88 shots on Evansville goalie Noah Brandau and scored 16 goals as New Ulm pounded the Junior Thunderbolts 16-1 Friday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. Brandau recorded 72 saves in the game. Keegan Bauman recorded a hat ...

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