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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 ...

Wabasso volleyball tops RRC

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LAMBERTON –– The Wabasso volleyball team rolled to a 25-23, 25-18, 25-19 sweep over Red Rock Central on Friday afternoon, moving to 17-4 on the year as a result. Maddy Guetter led the Rabbits with 19 kills, 15 digs and five blocks, while Jenna Frank had 30 set assists. Also for Wabasso, ...

Tigers take 3rd straight win

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SPRINGFIELD — With a solid aerial attack and some hard-nosed defense when it mattered most, the Springfield football team picked up its third win in a row after a 26-16 Southwest District, East Subdistrict victory over Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Friday at Sticker Field. Decker Scheffler threw ...

Sleepy Eye thumps Rabbits 27-7

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Sleepy Eye –– The Sleepy Eye Indians came away with a 27-7 homecoming victory against the Wabasso Rabbits in a Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game on Friday night. Sleepy broke for 14 points in the first quarter. Landon Strong and Jacob Berg each with 6-yard carries for ...

Helget, Greyhounds run past Adrian

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NEW ULM — Zach Helget figured out a great way to remember his last Homecoming football game for New Ulm Cathedral. The senior fullback scored five touchdowns, carried the ball 15 times for 244 yards and ended with 401 total yards as the Greyhounds hammered Adrian 43-7 Friday night at ...

Prep football roundup: USC stays unbeaten with win over MVL

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USC 48, MVL 6 WELLS — Still unbeaten United South Central topped Minnesota Valley Lutheran 48-6 on Friday in Mid-Southeast District, West Subdistrict football action. The line MVL touchdown came on a 2-yard run by Matt Munsen. MVL (1-4, 0-4) hosts Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton at 7 p.m. ...

Knights roll Raiders 46-16

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NICOLLET — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s engineered a balanced offensive attack and played well defensively as the Knights defeated Nicollet 46-16 on Friday in a 9-man South District football contest. In the first quarter, the Knights scored first on a 70-yard touchdown run by Nick Labat. St. ...

New Ulm falls short against St. Peter

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NEW ULM — New Ulm knew it would have its hands full when it welcomed the conference-leading St. Peter Saints to its home floor on Thursday night. And despite showing early confidence, the Eagles (9-9, 3-4) fell to the Saints (17-3, 6-0) in four sets of Big South Conference volleyball 25-20, ...

Saints blank Eagles

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ soccer team lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to St. Peter on Thursday in Big South Conference boys’ soccer action. The teams played to a scoreless tie in the first half, but St. Peter broke the tie in the second half on a penalty kick. Josh Rakoczy had 10 saves for ...

Cathedral tops Sleepy Eye in 4

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Sleepy Eye on Thursday 23-25, 25-16, 27-25, 26-24 in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match. “We made it harder than it had to be,” Cathedral coach Becky Wilfahrt said. “We struggled at times and we had some misses.” Sleepy Eye built an early ...

Prep roundup: Frank, Guetter lead Rabbits

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Prep volleyball Wabasso 3, MVL 0 WABASSO — Wabasso defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 25-15, 25-11, 25-8 in Tomahawk Conference volleyball action on Thursday. Jenna Frank had 34 set assists for the Rabbits and Maddy Guetter had 20 kills. Mara Weisensel had 10 kills and Hannah ...

Week 5 has one local team playing at home

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NEW ULM — Week Five of the high school football season here in New Ulm has New Ulm Cathedral as the lone team playing at home as it faces Adrian on Friday night at Johnson Field. Both Minnesota Valley Lutheran and New Ulm High School face road tests as they meet unbeaten teams. The ...

MLC volleyball team gets swept, soccer teams lose to Viterbo

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Volleyball ST. PAUL — The Martin Luther College volleyball team closed the first half of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference schedule with a pair of losses at a triangular hosted by University of Northwestern-St. Paul on Wednesday. The Knights lost the first match 3-0 (25-13, 25-10, ...

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