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Nicollet sweeps Cedar Mountain

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Prep volleyball Nicollet 3, CM 0 NICOLLET — Nicollet opened the regular season with a 25-16, 25-20, 25-19 nonconference volleyball victory over Cedar Mountain on Monday. Jill Thompson had 22 kills and six blocks for the Raiders and Halle Johnson finished with 23 set assists. Jessie ...

Searles Bullheads take 3rd at over 35 state tournament

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LE SUEUR/BELLE PLAINE — The Searles Bullheads over 35 men's amateur baseball team took third place in Class B of the Minnesota Senior Men's Amateur Baseball Association state tournament an 11-8 win over Clarissa. The Bullheads had lost the semi-final game on Saturday to Apple Valley by a ...

Hanska loses to New Prague

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NEW PRAGUE — The Hanska amateur baseball team ended its state run with a 3-0 loss against New Prague in the second round of playoff action on Saturday. Hanska (28-4) was the Number 1 seed coming out of Region 2C and had a first-round bye to meet New Prague at its home field. The Lakers ...

Sleepy Eye moves on

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NEW PRAGUE — Ever since he’s been reunited with his former teammates in Sleepy Eye, Sean Mathiowetz has been basically untouchable. Mathiowetz played for the Sleepy Eye amateur baseball team to start his amateur career but he played for Stark the last two years. Following the Region 2C ...

Sleepy Eye advances to third round of state tournament

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NEW PRAGUE — Sean Mathiowetz went the distance, picking up his second win in a week as the Stark draftee helped Sleepy Eye advance to the third round of the Class C State Amateur baseball tournament with a 3-0 win over Fergus Falls on Saturday. Joey Wall was 3 for 4 with two RBIs and Andrew ...

Wiltscheck commits to UW-Stevens Point

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NEW ULM — Ashtyn Wiltscheck, who scored 21 goals and added in 26 assists last season for the New Ulm Eagles girls’ hockey team, will play college hockey for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point beginning next year. Last season the Pointers finished 13-11-3 in the Wisconsin ...

Eagles soccer falls to Fairmont

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Girls’ soccer Fairmont 3, New Ulm 2 FAIRMONT — The New Ulm girls’ soccer team lost 3-2 in Big South Conference action on Saturday. Fairmont led 2-0 after the first half, but New Ulm got second-half goals from Brynne Nesvold and Kaye Rysdahl to tie the game. Jessica Moellenhoff and ...

Madelia opens the season with a win

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MADELIA — Josh Sletta and Logan Anderson each scored two touchdowns as Madelia defeated Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman 32-12 on Friday in 9-man, South Central District football action. Owen Wolter hit Clay Gieseke with a 10-yard touchdown pass to give GHEC/T an early advantage of ...

Cathedral tops Madelia in 3 sets

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NEW ULM — The first-game jitters were apparent between New Ulm Cathedral and Madelia on Thursday night, but it was the Greyhounds that shook off the most of those jitters with a 3-0 sweep victory in nonconference volleyball action. Cathedral won the match 25-23, 25-15, 25-21. Set 1 ...

New Ulm boys rout Loyola

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ soccer team dominated the ball all game against Mankato Loyola. The end result was a dominant 7-0 Big South Conference victory for the Eagles to open the season. The Eagles got three goals from Jack Howard and three goals from Christian Edwards. Howard also ...

Sleepy Eye sweeps ML/GHEC/T

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye volleyball team was able to get its first win of the 2018 season with a 3-0 sweep of Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman on Thursday night. Sleepy Eye was able to break away in the first two sets to ...

Bullheads to play semifinal game Saturday in Belle Plaine

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SEARLES –– The Searles Bullheads over 35 men's amateur baseball team recently received their state tournament schedule for the upcoming weekend. The Bullheads, after winning their first two tournament games last weekend, will be playing in the Class B semifinal game on Saturday at 5 p.m. ...

MLC volleyball picked 6th in UMAC preseason poll

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NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College volleyball team was picked to finish sixth in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) this season in the league's preaseason coaches poll released on Wednesday. The Knights finished last season in fourth place in the final conference standings ...

Buboltz looks back at Aces season

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Former New Ulmite Paul Buboltz, the head coach of the Las Vegas Aces American Legion baseball team, said that the environment in the American Legion World Series “was awesome and the amount of people that come out to the games was different.” Tuesday night in Shelby, North Carolina in the ...

New Ulm area youth football begins Sunday, still time to sign up

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NEW ULM –– There’s still time to sign up for New Ulm area youth football. This will be open for youth entering fifth and sixth grade this fall for the 2018 season. The season runs from Aug. 26-Oct. 13. It’s $85 to sign up for the season and there are no mandatory working hours ...

Redwood Valley defeats New Ulm in girls’ tennis

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NEW ULM — Playing in her first varsity tennis match ever at home, New Ulm No. 4 singles player Malia Emerson might have had New Ulm’s best match of the day. Emerson made quick work of Redwood Valley’s Abby Gilk, sweeping her 6-0, 6-0. The freshman didn’t seem to think it was a big ...

Knights ranked 6th in UMAC football preseason poll

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NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College football team was picked to finish sixth in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) this season in league's preseason poll released Tuesday. The Knights finished last season 5-5 overall and 4-5 in UMAC play, good for a tie for sixth place in the ...

Bullheads win twice at Over 35 state tourney

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ST. PETER/LE SUEUR –– The Searles Bullheads Over 35 men's amateur baseball team opened state tournament play this past weekend with two convincing wins in Class B play. They defeated Fergus Falls 16-0 in five innings on Saturday in Le Sueur and then won another five-inning contest on ...

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