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St. Mary’s routs New Ulm Cathedral

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NEW ULM — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s used a tough defense with good rebounding in the Knight’s 58-26 on Monday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. “Our press was effective,” St. Mary’s head coach Bruce Woitas said. “We did a better job of rebounding in the second half ...

New Ulm girls roll past Redwood

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NEW ULM — To say that New Ulm was never in any real danger of losing Monday night’s nonconference girls’ basketball game to Redwood Valley would be an understatement. With three players in double figures, good passing and solid defense along the way, the Eagles soared to a 78-32 blowout ...

Northwestern takes 2 from MLC

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Women’s basketball ST. PAUL — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team was unable to keep pace with University of Northwestern-St. Paul in an 86-31 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference loss Saturday. The Eagles got off to a scintillating start offensively, scoring 30 first-quarter ...

Late surge lifts Steel past Coulee Region, 5-4

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The New Ulm Steel scored four goals in the third period to defeat Coulee Region 5-4 in junior hockey action on Saturday. Michael Savelkoul had a hat trick for New Ulm, scoring New Ulm’s lone goal n the first period before finding the back of the net twice more in the third period. ...

Munsen’s shot sinks Springfield in OT

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NEW ULM — Jake Kettner and Matt Munsen have been starters for the Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys’ basketball team for four years. On Friday, the two managed to do something they haven’t done since their freshman year — beat Springfield. With less than 10 seconds to go in ...

Chargers top Tigers

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SPRINGFIELD — Despite trailing by as much as 11 in the first half, the Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ basketball team found its edge in the second half, using an 11-0 run in the second half to help take down Springfield 62-58 on Friday night in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball ...

Cathedral falls to Mustangs

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NEW ULM — Sara Kottke and a tenacious Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart defense contributed to the Mustang’s running past New Ulm Cathedral 56-40 on Friday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. Kottke, a junior, grabbed her 1,000th career rebound with nine minutes left in the ...

GFW boys win in overtime

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Boys’ basketball GFW 62, Wabasso 60 (OT) WINTHROP — Ryan Lavrenz’s basket with .3 seconds left in overtime helped Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop edge Wabasso on Friday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. Damian Hopp led all scorers with 29 points. Lavrenz scored 8 ...

Fairmont rallies past New Ulm

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ basketball team was off to a good start in Thursday night’s Big South Conference meeting with Fairmont at New Ulm High School. Unfortunately for the Eagles (3-9, 0-5), the Cardinals (4-6, 1-3) battled back from 13 down in the second half to escape with a ...

Cedar Mountain routs SE

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SLEEPY EYE — Cedar Mountain extended its win streak to 5-straight by defeating Sleepy Eye 94-56 in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball battle Thursday night. Lewis Pendleton’s 23 points in the first half put the Cougars (9-3) ahead at 52-29 when each team departed the floor at ...

Erica Babinec Named to UMAC All-Decade Team

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NEW ULM — Former Martin Luther College student-athlete Erica Babinec was named to the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Women’s Basketball All-Decade Team on Thursday. Babinec is one of only five players from the last decade of UMAC basketball to receive the honor. Babinec’s ...

Tigers win Big South showdown

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By Jim Bastian Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Marshall scored three goals in the second period to break open a scoreless game as the Tigers took a step forward to the Big South Conference hockey title with a 4-2 win over New Ulm Thursday night at the New Ulm Civic Center. Mason Plante, ...

AP source: LeMahieu, Yankees agree to $24M, 2-year deal

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gold Glove-winning free-agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu and the Yankees have agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that would appear to eliminate New York as a destination for Manny Machado. The ...

Column: Eagle boys, girls both face big test Thursday vs. Tigers

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Both the New Ulm High School girls’ and boys’ hockey teams have important Big South Conference games Thursday night with Marshall. The girls, 7-1 in conference play and 10-6 overall, head to Marshall for a 7 p.m. game to meet the Tigers, who handed them their only conference loss, that ...

St. Clair takes down Madelia on Tuesday night

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Late Tuesday ST. CLAIR — St. Clair defeated Madelia 71-45 on Tuesday night in Valley Conference girls’ basketball action, dropping the Blackhawks to 3-10 overall and 0-4 in the conference on the year. Madelia was led by Sylvia Rodriguez’s 14 points, CaleyAnn Clobes’ 12 points and ...

MLC men, women each suffer defeat at hands of UMM

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Women’s basketball UMM 89, MLC 39 MORRIS –– The Martin Luther College women's basketball team was unable to slow down the hot-shooting Minnesota Morris Cougars in an 89-39 loss on Wednesday. The Cougars shot 59.6 percent overall for the game and also made six of their 12 attempts from ...

After setting NUHS record, Howk stays hungry

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NEW ULM — When New Ulm Area senior wrestler Sean Howk finished first at 145 pounds in the Norwood Young America Central Invitational this past Saturday, it didn’t just mean he added another three wins to his already impressive record on the season, where he sits at 19-1 overall. It also ...