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New Ulm shuts down Alexandria

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NEW ULM — Hunter Johnson scored two goals and Michael Savelkoul and James Spaargren each added two assists as the New Ulm Steel topped Alexandria 6-2 Saturday night in a NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Steel goalie Henry Baribeau stopped 36 of 38 Blizzard shots in the ...

Late field goal lifts Belle Plaine to win

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NEW ULM — Dan Aslakson’s 42-yard field goal with 23 seconds left in the game saw the Belle Plaine Tigers erase a 15-14 New Ulm lead and lifted Belle Plaine to a 17-15 win over the Eagles Friday night in a South Central District-Red Sub-district game at New Ulm High School. New Ulm had ...

Chargers roll to victory over JWP

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NEW ULM — On Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s homecoming night, it was the seniors who shined for the Chargers. Senior quarterback Matt Munsen had touchdown runs of 90 and 78 yards and senior defensive lineman Eddie Kowalke simply made life miserable for the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton ...

Prep football roundup: Madelia tops GHEC/T

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Madelia 28, GHEC/T 6 MADELIA — Madelia scored on its first four possessions and didn’t look back as the Blackhawks downed Granada/Huntley/East Chain/Truman on Friday in a South Central District football game. Ethan Arndt had 13 carries for 101 yards and two touchdowns. Angel Zamora ...

GFW earns first home victory since 2012

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WINTHROP — After breaking a multi-season losing streak earlier this year with a win on the road, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop had another streak in mind that it wanted to break on its Homecoming. Without a win at home since 2012, the Thunderbirds (2-4, 1-4) were fired up on Friday and picked up ...

Loyola boys win SE meet

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SLEEPY EYE — Shaking off cold and rainy conditions at the Sleepy Eye golf course, the Mankato Loyola boys’ cross-country team dominated the cross-country meet on Thursday with a team total of 19 points. The Crusaders had the top four finishers and six of the top 13 finishers overall. ...

Chargers power past T-Birds

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran swept Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 25-15, 25-10, 25-14 on Thursday in Tomahawk Conference volleyball action. Maddie Pearson led MVL with 38 set assists. Mara Weisensel had 20 kills, Lauren Paulsen added 13 kills and Haley Herfendal had 13 digs. “Our ...

Cathedral earns 5-set victory

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 3-2 in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball matchup Thursday night. The Greyhounds (13-8, 5-1) battled back to win the second and third set before the Mustangs (8-12) forced a fifth set. BLHS won the first set 25-23 after ...

Gensmer named to D3football Team of the Week

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NEW ULM –– Martin Luther College junior defensive lineman Dan Gensmer was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week on Tuesday. Gensmer earned the honor after recording three sacks and a team-high seven tackles in the Knights' 49-21 win over St. Scholastica on Saturday. Gensmer and the ...

Pipers breeze by Knights with shutout

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NEW ULM — It was a tough outing for the Martin Luther College women’s soccer team on Wednesday evening, being outshot 34-5 and suffering a 3-0 loss to Hamline University in nonconference action. MLC (2-8) goalie Mollie Fischer stopped 14 shots in the match, but the Knights’ offense had ...

Macalester tops Knights in 3 sets

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ST. PAUL –– The Martin Luther College volleyball team lost 3-0 (25-10, 25-21, 25-15) at Macalester on Wednesday. The Scots jumped to a big start to open the match, and then held off the Knights in a back-and-forth second set to take a 2-0 lead in the match before finishing the sweep in ...

Nicollet falls short in Lake Crystal on Tuesday

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LAKE CRYSTAL — Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial topped Nicollet in five sets of Valley Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night by a score of 25-17, 19-25, 25-13, 19-25, 15-13. The Raiders were led by Jill Thompson, who had 16 kills, while Shelby Hulke had 10 kills. Jessi Johnson had 30 ...

Wabasso wins in 3 sets

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SLEEPY EYE — Despite playing with an injured foot and sitting out all of the final set, not much could stop Maddy Guetter and Wabasso from leaving a mark on Thursday night in Sleepy Eye. Behind Guetter’s 14 kills and three aces, the Rabbits (19-4, 6-0) downed Sleepy Eye (6-10, 0-6) in ...

Eagles battle to a 3-3 tie

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NEW ULM — A 3-3 Big South Conference tie wasn’t quite the retribution the New Ulm boys’ soccer team was looking to get against Marshall on Tuesday night, but it wasn’t a loss either. After an earlier 7-0 road loss to Marshall on Sept. 11, the Eagles (5-9-1) came out much improved in ...

Thunderbirds sweep Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s

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WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop came from behind in the third set to stop Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s from mounting a comeback after the Thunderbirds went up 2-0 in the match. GFW (8-10) was able to open a commanding lead and win the match going 25-8, 25-18, 25-16 in the Tomahawk ...

MLC soccer sweeps North Central University

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Men’s soccer NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College men's soccer team jumped out to a quick start and never looked back in a 4-1 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win over North Central University on Tuesday. Junior Joe Graumann started the scoring in the fourth minute with an unassisted ...

Eagles come back to beat Saints

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NEW ULM — New Ulm overcame adversity and downed St. James 23-25, 23-25, 25-15, 25-18, 18-16 on Tuesday in a Big South Conference volleyball match. “It was a hard fought match,” New Ulm head coach Stef Dietz said. “We dug ourselves a hole, but we overcame and won.” It was a ...

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