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Cooling, Guetter lead 2017 All-Journal volleyball teams

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First Team Lizzie Cooling, S, Madelia, Sr. Cooling was a standout all-conference player for Madelia this season with 1,008 set assists, 30 aces on 96 percent serving, 200 kills and 367 digs. The senior also had 12 blocks for the Blackhawks and was described by Madelia coach Steve Schlager ...

UMAC honors 10 MLC soccer players

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NEW ULM –– Ten MLC soccer players were honored this week by the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference. Five athletes were from the MLC women's soccer team and they received All-UMAC recognition by the conference on Wednesday. Senior defender Sarah Kell was named First Team All-UMAC. Emily ...

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Wabasso’s Nick Altermatt runs with the ball in a game at New Ulm Cathedral earlier this year. Altermatt and the Rabbits play Faribault Bethlehem Academy at 1 p.m. this Saturday in the Class A state quarterfinals.

Wabasso marches back to state

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WABASSO — Call it unfinished business for the Wabasso football team. On Saturday, the Rabbits advanced to their second straight Class A state tournament after crushing New Ulm Cathedral 48-6. While the section championshp victory was a good feeling for a veteran Rabbits’ squad, ...

Column: First-year players dominate New Ulm’s roster

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Of the 25 players on the New Ulm Steel NA3HL team this season, 12 of them are first-year players. “And they have been doing pretty well for us,” Steel coach Andrew Kolb said. “Going into this season, our focus was goaltending and rebuilding up front. A lot of these players play a big ...

Gophers tackle Greene facing discipline from Coach Fleck

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota offensive tackle Donnell Greene is facing discipline from Gophers coach P.J. Fleck that will carry over to Saturday's game against Nebraska after the junior starter swung and hit a Michigan player last week. Fleck condemned Greene's actions following the game ...

MLC volleyball team has 3 honored by UMAC

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NEW ULM — Three Martin Luther College volleyball players were received All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honors on Monday. Seniors Kira Grev and Jade St. Germaine were each named First Team All-UMAC, while senior Taylor Weber was named Honorable Mention All-UMAC. Grev earned her ...

Reasnover runs all over MLC in season finale

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College knew that stopping Eureka’s LeAnthony Reasnover was going to be tough. Reasnover entered Saturday’s contest with 1,582 yards rushing and 24 touchdowns, including five the week before against St. Scholastica. Reasnover added to those totals and then ...

Wabasso proves to be way too tough for Cathedral

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New Ulm Cathedral head football coach Denny Lux said that Wabasso, who beat his team his team 48-6 Friday in the Section 3A title game, has a very special team. “Their only loss in the last two years has been to Minneapolis North [16-8 last year in the State Class A semi-final game],” ...

New Ulm Steel defeats Willmar 5-2

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WILLMAR — The New Ulm Steel snapped a 4-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over Wilmar in junior hockey action on Saturday. New Ulm got goals from Ryan Smith, Max Kjome, Bayler Kraus, Sam Storlie and Kirk Coppock in the win. Smith also had two assists. Ryan Kenny had 31 saves for New Ulm.

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Wabasso’s Cooper Taylor (43) steps into the endzone for a touchdown against Cathedral on Saturday in Marshall.

Rabbits run back to state with dominant win over Greyhounds

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MARSHALL –– In the end, Wabasso's size and speed was too much for New Ulm Cathedral in the Section 3A title game. Of course, it doesn't hurt to have Cooper Taylor in the backfield, either. Wabasso advanced to the Class A state football tournament for the second straight year with a 48-6 ...

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New Ulm Steel forward Branden Penz (left) launches a shot on goal as a Granite City Lumberjacks player tries to catch up with him during the first period Friday at the New Ulm Civic Center.
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Steel fall short against Granite City 2-1; drop 4th straight

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NEW ULM –– Brady Dahl’s goal at the 14:14 mark of the second period broke a 1-1 tie as the Granite City Lumberjacks snuck by the New Ulm Steel 2-1 Friday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. Kirk Coppock scored the lone Steel goal in the first period when he put a ...

Wabasso, Cathedral meet again in 3A finals

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MARSHALL — When the initial QRF football rankings came out for Section 3A this season, Wabasso was No. 1 and New Ulm Cathedral was No 2. Ten weeks later, these same two teams have survived and will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Friday at Southwest State University in Marshall for the 3A ...

MLC’s season comes to an end against Northwestern after 3-0 loss

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ST. PAUL –– The Martin Luther College volleyball team saw its season come to an end following a 3-0 loss to No. 1 seed Northwestern (Minn.) by the scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-14 in the semifinal round of the UMAC Postseason Tournament on Wednesday. The Knights had their work cut out for ...

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New Ulm Cathedral’s Rose Hazuka tries to spike the ball past a pair of BOLD  players during a Section 2A playoff game Tuesday at New Ulm High School.
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BOLD continues deep run by topping Cathedral

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral’s season ended at the hands of BOLD on Tuesday night in a Section 2A volleyball playoff match. The No. 7 seed Warriors (11-13) defeated the No. 6 seed Greyhounds (16-12) 25-22, 25-14, 24-26, 25-16. The last time the two teams met was in the 2015 Section 2A ...

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Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop senior Emily Heimkes spikes the ball past Martina Saulsbury of Mayer Lutheran during Section 2A playoff action Tuesday at New Ulm High School.
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Mayer Lutheran eliminates GFW

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NEW ULM — Heading into Tuesday night’s Section 2A playoff game against No. 1 seed Mayer Lutheran, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop coach Cari Panitzke told her team that it didn’t have much to lose against the defending section champs. However, Mayer Lutheran showed why it was such a dominant ...

Minneota knocks out Wabasso, WEM eliminates Madelia in 3 sets

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MARSHALL — Minneota eliminated No. 4 seed Wabasso 25-23, 25-21, 25-13 in the Section 3A volleyball playoffs on Tuesday at Southwest Minnesota State University. Maddy Guetter had 18 kills and 17 digs for the Rabbits. Jenna Frank had 35 set assists. WEM 3, Madelia 0 ST. PETER — ...

MLC roundup: Northland knocks out MLC 1-0

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NEW ULM — Northland's Shona Aird scored a goal in the second half and that was enough to eliminate Martin Luther College from the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer playoffs on Monday. It was the second time in two days that the LumberJills defeated the Knights. Northland ...

NUHS has 9 honored by Big South

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NEW ULM — There were nine New Ulm high school athletes honored by the Big South Conference this year. For girls’ tennis, Emma Maudal, Jane Arnoldt and Abbey Frauenholtz were named to the All-Conference team, while Breanna Widmer and Shelby Haseman were chosen as honorable mentions. For ...

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