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2018 Cathedral Classic winners

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Submitted photo Bob Mertz, Jerry Sellner, Nick Hoelz and Tom Furth were the winners of Monday’s Cathedral Classic at New Ulm Country Club. The four-some had a score of 11-under par to win the event. Cathedral Golf Classic Monday, August 6 1st place 60: Bob Mertz, Jerry Sellner, Nick ...

Sleepy Eye knocks off Hanska

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HANSKA — With Hanska leading the Sleepy Eye Indians 7-4 heading into the seventh inning on Tuesday night at Hanlin Field, the Lakers looked in good shape to roll to a 3-0 start in the Region 2C playoffs. But the Indians had other plans in mind. With a five-run seventh inning, the Indians ...

Lamberton stays unbeaten in 2C

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LAMBERTON — Lamberton improved to 3-0 in Region 2C amateur baseball action with a 7-1 trouncing of New Ulm on Tuesday. New Ulm now falls to 0-3 in 2C action. Lamberton led 1-0 in the top of the sixth, but New Ulm tied the game on a bunt hit. Lamberton scored twice to take a 3-1 lead ...

Hanska defeats Springfield in 2C action

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LEAVENWORTH — Hanska improved to 2-0 in the Region 2C amateur baseball playoffs with a 7-4 win over Springfield on Sunday. Dayton Larson went the distance to earn the win for the Lakers. He allowed nine hits and four runs. Leavenworth draftee Andy Cook took the loss for the Tigers. He went ...

Stark defeats Brewers

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NEW ULM — It was not that the New Ulm Brewers had trouble getting runners on base Sunday afternoon in their Region 2C tournament game against Stark at Johnson Park. Their problem was finding a way to get them in. New Ulm stranded 12 runners on base Sunday — eight of them in scoring ...

Long Sox sneak past Tigers in 11-inning 2C battle

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LAMBERTON –– The Lamberton Long Sox picked up a narrow 2-1 walk-off win over the Springfield Tigers in a Region 2C playoff amateur baseball game on Saturday in 11 innings. Nick Altermatt went 3 for 5 for Lamberton, while Johnny Pistulka added a hit and the only RBI for the Long Sox. ...

Springfield falls to New London/Spicer

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PELICAN RAPIDS –– Springfield Post 257 kept the New London/Spicer bats in check on Saturday morning in Pelican Rapids but couldn’t put a rally together to pull out a victory. After Springfield scored two runs in the first inning, New London/Spicer came back to top Post 257 3-2 in ...

Host families needed for Steel players

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NEW ULM –– Billet (host) families are needed for the 2018-19 hockey season for the New Ulm Steel Tier III Junior “A” hockey team. Host families play a vital role in the New Ulm Steel organization’s success both on and off the ice. These special people open their homes and hearts to ...

Big 7th inning leads Sleepy Eye past No. 1 Stark

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer STARK –– Sleepy Eye's eight runs in the seventh inning proved to be too much for Stark as Sleepy Eye earned its first win of the Region 2C amateur baseball playoffs. Sleepy Eye went on to beat Stark 12-4 after Stark lead 4-1 going into the ...

Stephen/Argyle tops Springfield

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PELICAN RAPIDS –– Springfield Post 257 had a tough time with Stephen/Argyle on Friday morning in Game 1 of the Division II State Legion Baseball Tournament at Pelican Rapids. After a 9-4 loss on Friday, Post 257 dropped to the consolation bracket, where they will take on New ...

Region 2C amateur playoffs begin on Saturday

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NEW ULM — Six teams play five games in seven days. The top three go to the Class C State Tournament in New Prague, Shakopee and Jordan. The other three pack away their uniforms for the year. It is called the 2018 Region 2C Amateur Baseball Single Round Robin Tournament. The ...

Steel to hold tryouts Aug. 11

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NEW ULM — In just 10 days, the New Ulm Steel will hold their annual tryout camp at the New Ulm Civic Center. The tryout camp will he held on Saturday, August 11. It begins at noon and will take place again at 7 p.m. on Sunday, August 12. “For the camp we are going to have a wide range ...

Team 13 wins B&L Classic

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NEW ULM — The 12th annual B&L Golf Classic wrapped up on Monday at the New Ulm Country Club with Team 13, captained by Mark Chester and featuring Terry Steinbach, Travis Thorson, Carl Paa and Larry Holm, taking home first-place honors. Chester’s team shot a 121. Chester said ...

Doug Palmer to be honored by Legion

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NEW ULM — Former New Ulm American Legion baseball player Doug Palmer will be honored this Wednesday, August 1 at the D-I American Legion Baseball Tournament Banquet at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Bloomington. Palmer will receive the Minnesota American Legion Graduate of the Year ...

Tigers knock out Searles in TEL playoffs

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SEARLES — The Springfield Tigers punched their ticket to the Region 2C tournament with a 15-4 win over the Searles Grizzlies on Sunday in Game 2 of Tomahawk East League playoff action. The Region 2C tourney begins Saturday. The Tigers battered the Grizzlies for 24 hits in the game while ...

Thome made an impact locally

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NEW ULM — On Sunday, Jim Thome will be become baseball immortality when he is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. But 30 years ago, Thome was making his mark at Johnson Park, where he played for Bartonville, Illinois in the Central Plains Region Six Legion ...

Offensive slump dooms VFW Gold

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NEW ULM — When New Ulm VFW Gold pounded out four hits and scored three runs in the top of the first inning in their Second District elimination game against Shakopee Saturday afternoon, it looked like New Ulm had found its bats after just four hits in its earlier game in a 9-3 loss to ...

VFW Gold cruises past Mapleton

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NEW ULM — Outside of a fifth-inning speed bump, it was a smooth ride for New Ulm VFW Gold in their Second District game with Mapleton Friday afternoon at Johnson Park. Cole Ranweiler went 4 for 5 and New Ulm raced to a comfortable 8-0 lead after four innings and later went on to down ...

Sleepy Eye VFW falls to Mapleton

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NEW ULM — Mapleton scored four times in the top of the seventh to break the game open and it eliminated Sleepy Eye VFW 7-0 in the Second District baseball playoffs Friday at Johnson Park. Joe Bennett went the distance for Mapleton. He allowed just five hits in the shutout. Jacob Meyer took ...

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