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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 ...

Landon Strong picks MSU-Mankato

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On Feb. 6 of next year, Sleepy Eye High School football player Landon Strong will make history when he becomes the first Sleepy Eye football player to play DII college football when he signs a National Letter of Intent to play football for Minnesota State University, Mankato. “Right now I ...

New Ulm Steel to host Alexandria on Saturday night

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NEW ULM — After losing a 7-0 contest to North Iowa Saturday night, the New Ulm Steel are looking to rebound from their second straight loss when they host the Alexandria Blizzard at 7:10 p.m. Saturday at the New Ulm Civic Center in a NA3HL meeting. The Steel lost 5-1 to the Bulls ...

Athlete of the week: Zach Helget

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Zach Helget Senior FB, New Ulm Cathedral Son of Dean and Karen Helget • Had 15 carries for 244 yards rushing and four rushing TDs on Friday. •Had a 96-yard kickoff return for a TD. Helget had a total of 401 all-purpose yards in the victory against Adrian on Friday, including a ...

Ranweiler prepping for first year of college ball

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NEW ULM — Last year at this time, Hunter Ranweiler saw his senior fall season busy quarterbacking the New Ulm Eagles’ football team. This fall, Ranweiler is still busy but now it is as a freshman catcher at Minnesota State-Mankato with the Mavericks and fall ball baseball. Ranweiler and ...

Column: Helget makes history in Greyhounds win Friday

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Zach Helget’s 244 yards rushing added to his 96-yard kickoff return for a touchdown Friday night in a 43-7 thumping of Adrian set a New Ulm Cathedral school record of 340 all-purpose yards. Helget’s performance broke Derek Wilfahrt’s record of 338 all-purpose yards. “What makes Zach ...

Second-half surge leads Knights past Saints

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College Knights football team put up 42 unanswered points, spanning three quarters, to defeat the College of St. Scholastica 49-21 on Saturday. The Knights’ victory over the Saints kept them undefeated in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference play at 2-0. The ...

Bulls bully Steel with 7-0 shutout victory

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MASON CITY, Iowa –– The New Ulm Steel struggled on the road against North Iowa on Saturday night, falling 7-0 to the Bulls in NA3HL action. The loss drops the Steel to 1-2 on the season, while North Iowa moves to 4-2. Trailing 3-0 heading into the third quarter, the Steel surrendered ...

Steel shuffling lineup before road trip to North Iowa Saturday

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Steel head coach Andrew Kolb thought that his team’s work ethic was good Saturday night despite a 5-1 loss to North Iowa in an NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. “We worked hard –– they got a quick goal right off of the bat (31 seconds into the game) and that ...

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