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New Ulm girls, boys finish 2nd

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NEW ULM — While the wind was a major obstacle at the New Ulm Invitational, the New Ulm girls’ track and field team didn’t seem to be bothered by it. New Ulm turned in a good performance in the first-ever track and field event at the new high school, finishing second behind Waseca. ...

Donner fires a no-hitter for New Ulm

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By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — New Ulm’s Ashlyn Donner didn’t let the near three-week delay to the softball season bother her one bit. Donner was in midseason form as she threw a 12-strikeout no-hitter against Fairmont on Thursday at Harmon Park. An offensive ...

Greyhounds sweep Tigers in softball season opener

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral swept Springfield 5-1 and 20-1 on Thursday in Tomahawk Conference doubleheader softball action. In Game 1, Cathedral got on the board when Sarah Mohr walked and later scored to give Cathedral a 1-0 lead. For the Tigers, Mya Mickelson cracked a lead-off ...

Peters leads New Ulm as Eagles outslug Cardinals

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Prep baseball New Ulm 24, Fairmont 10 FAIRMONT — New Ulm outslugged Fairmont 24-10 in a Big South Conference baseball game on Thursday. Andrew Peters earned the win for New Ulm. He pitched three innings, allowed two hits and he struck out six. Offensively, Peters was 3 for 4 with two ...

MLC drops doubleheader to Viterbo University

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College softball team dropped both games of its doubleheader against Viterbo University on Thursday by the scores of 10-8 and 7-3. VU 10, MLC 8 Viterbo scored a pair of runs in the final inning to win a back-and-forth game one by the score of 10-8. Timm and ...

Ries to play hockey at SCSU

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SLEEPY EYE — Karlie Ries has always had a dream to play D-I women’s hockey. Tuesday night that became a reality as Ries committed to play hockey next year at St. Cloud State University. Ries, from Sleepy Eye, played high school hockey in New Ulm through her junior year before playing ...

MLC softball sweeps UM-Morris

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MORRIS — The Martin Luther College softball team swept both games of its non-conference doubleheader at Minnesota Morris on Wednesday by the scores of 13-4 and 13-9. MLC 13, UMM 4 MLC jumped out to a big lead and never looked back in a 13-4 win in game one. The Knights scored five runs ...

Area roundup: Nicollet baseball drops opener to LCWM

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Prep baseball LCWM 7, Nicollet 2 LAKE CRYSTAL — Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial defeated Nicollet 7-2 on Tuesday in a nonconference baseball game. Ben Radke took the loss, going 4 2/3 innings with a strikeout, three walks and six earned runs. Dustin Bode went 2 for 3 with two ...

Minnesota Valley Lutheran wins season opener

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Prep softball MVL 13, ML-GHEC-T 10 NORTHRUP — Minnesota Valley Lutheran opened its softball season with a 13-10 nonconference victory against Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman on Monday. Lexi Fischer was 3 for 5 with four RBIs for the Chargers and Stephanie Dalueg was 3 ...

MVL competes at Fairmont Triangular meet

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FAIRMONT — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran track and field team competed in the Fairmont Snowball Triangular track meet on Friday where the girls’ team took second with 51.5 points and the boys took third with 25.5 points. For the girls, Shylo Hilbert took second in the pole vault (7-0). ...

New Ulm Steel draft 8 new players for next season

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Hockey season continued for the New Ulm Steel on Wednesday as the NA3HL draft was held. The Steel drafted eight players and also got a signed tender from one player for next season. “We had a list of players that we wanted and were able to get most of the players that we wanted,” New ...

New Ulm track and field girls finish 2nd at Redwood Falls

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REDWOOD FALLS — The New Ulm girls’ track and field team finished second overall with 82 points at the Redwood Valley High School quad on Thursday, while the boys’ team finished third with 53 points. For the girls, New Ulm finished second in the 4x800-meter relay (11:34:46), second in ...

St. Peter sweeps New Ulm 7-0 in tennis

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ST. PETER — St. Peter swept New Ulm 7-0 in Big South Conference boys’ tennis action on Thursday. The closest match of the day for the Eagles was at No. 3 singles, where Isaac Blumhoefer lost 6-4, 6-3. New Ulm is scheduled to play at Holy Family Catholic on Saturday.

Bethany sweeps MLC in UMAC softball action

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Softball AUSTIN — The Martin Luther College softball team lost both games of its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader against Bethany Lutheran College at the Packer Dome on Thursday morning by the scores of 9-0 (five innings) and 4-3. BLC 9, MLC 0 (5 innings) The Vikings opened ...

New Ulm track and field competes at MSU Thursday

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MANKATO — The New Ulm track and field team competed at the Mankato West quad at MSU on Thursday. For the girls, New Ulm’s Paige Kalis finished first with a 7.77 in the 60-meter dash. Kalis also finished second in the long jump with (15-05.5). In the 400, Elisabeth Cooper took fourth ...

Knights pick up sweep in doubleheader against NCU

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PLYMOUTH –– The Martin Luther College softball team evened its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference record thanks to a doubleheader sweep of North Central University by the scores of 8-6 and 13-2 at the Plymouth Creek Dome on Friday. The Knights opened the day with an 8-6 win over the ...

St. James sweeps New Ulm tennis team

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ tennis team was finally able to get out on their own courts on Thursday. Unfortunately for the Eagles, they were missing their regular No. 3 and No. 4 singles players and felt it as a result in a 7-0 Big South Conference loss. New Ulm coach Pete Engeldinger ...

MLC opens UMAC action with 2 losses

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SUPERIOR, Wis. — The Martin Luther College softball team was finally able to open its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference season on Thursday, but was unable to out-slug UW-Superior in a pair of defeats by the scores of 10-2 and 11-2. UWS 10, MLC 2 (5 innings) The UWS offense exploded for ...

Beltz to sign with University of Maine

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SLEEPY EYE — When this past high school hockey season began, Ali Beltz was pretty sure her future in college hockey was going to be at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls next year after she finished her senior season with the New Ulm Eagles girls’ hockey team. Beltz, from Sleepy ...

Winter weather puts spring prep sports at a standstill

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NEW ULM — Activities Directors across Minnesota this spring have one question that they have been asking. Where is the spring weather? Thus far the weather has not cooperated. That has forced ADs to scramble as they postpone games, hoping that somewhere around the corner, warm and ...

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