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New Ulm Steel skates past North Iowa in junior hockey

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New Ulm Steel 6, North Iowa 4 MASON CITY— The New Ulm Steel defeated the North Iowa Bulls 6-4 in a NA3HL battle Friday night. Alex Nagel scored two goals on assists coming from Jacob Padley and Alex Egle, the second unassisted. Fritz Belisle netted two goals on assists by Jared ...

Nick Fischer surpasses 1,000 points as MVL downs Nicollet 86-52

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By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NICOLLET — Nick Fischer surpassed 1,000 points as Minnesota Valley Lutheran overpowered Nicollet in a 86-52 win on Thursday night in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. Fischer needed 12 to surpass the milestone and ended up with 14 on the ...

New Ulm boys rebound with 4-1 win vs. Waconia

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NEW ULM — Even though it is a basketball term, it was a nice way for the Eagles’ boys’ hockey team to rebound. Landon Strong scored just 21 seconds into the game and New Ulm added two more first-period goals as it rebounded from a loss with a 4-1 win against Waconia on Thursday night at ...

MVL girls fall short against Martin County West

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Martin County West defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls 46-40 in a nonconference battle Thursday. The Chargers open the battle with a strong defensive effort, stopping a solid MCW offense. “Even though the score was close in ...

Springfield boys pound New Ulm Cathedral 84-47

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Springfield boys 84, Cathedral 47 SPRINGFIELD — Springfield defeated New Ulm Cathedral on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. Isaac Fink and Kale Meendering each had 17 points for Springfield. Decker Scheffler had 11 points. Nathan Hauser scored 14 points for the ...

Springfield travels to Apple Valley tournament

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APPLE VALLEY — Springfield is one of seven schools selected to represent Minnesota in the 11th annual Minnesota/Wisconsin Border Battle this weekend at Apple Valley High School. The Border Battle pits seven schools from Minnesota against seven schools from Wisconsin in a showcase of the ...

Area basketball teams showcase a lot of talent

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Let’s face it, the winter months in Minnesota can be brutal. Long periods of below zero weather on top of snow, ice and whatever elements are thrown at us can make us want to head to warmer climates as soon as the next plane leaves. However, winter sports season in Minnesota, at least for ...

Brent Musburger is retiring from sportscasting at age 77

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NEW YORK (AP) — Brent Musburger is calling it a career at ESPN after being the play-by-play man in the booth at sporting events enjoyed by millions of Americans, most prominently when he was the lead voice for CBS Sports in the 1980s. Musburger, who is 77, said he's leaving active ...

New Ulm Area drops 2 in home triangular

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NEW ULM — Hunter Ranweiler surpassed 100 career wins with a pair of victories on Tuesday night. However, the good news stops there as New Ulm Area could not get the bonus points it needed for a momentum shift in a 47-25 loss to Marshall and a 46-22 loss to Tri-City United in a home ...

Cathedral boys edge GFW

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 69-58 Tuesday night in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. Jon Zinniel led the Greyhounds (6-10, 5-3 Tomahawk) with 30 points. Alex Hillesheim scored 13 points and David Berg scored eight points. Zach Weber led the ...

MVL girls defeat Wabasso

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran  defeated Wabasso 54-51 in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball matchup Tuesday night. “We’re starting to get over the hump,” Chargers coach Rollin Timm said. “We lost two close games in a row before this one and it shows the improvement ...

Big second half lifts Springfield by CM/C

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SPRINGFIELD — Down by three at halftime, the Springfield boys’ basketball seemed to get the wake-up call it needed, scoring 57 points in the second half in an 87-71 Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball victory against Cedar Mountain/Comfrey on Tuesday. It was the 14th straight win for ...

New Ulm falls to LSH/SP/TCU

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NEW ULM — Late in the third period with the New Ulm Eagles and LeSueur-Henderson/St. Peter/Tri-City United locked in a scoreless game, it appeared that both teams were going to be playing their second overtime game against each other this season. But with 5:12 left in the third period, the ...

New Ulm girls hold on against Faribault

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Girls’ basketball New Ulm 49, Faribault 45 FARIBAULT — The New Ulm Eagles defeated Faribault 49-45 in nonconference girls’ basketball on Tuesday. Meleah Reinhardt had 18 points for the Eagles and Joey Batt scored 17 points. Morgan Eikanger finished with 14 points and nine ...

Indians fall to Jaguars

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SLEEPY EYE — When it came down to crunch time, Sleepy Eye could not get the possessions it needed to keep up. With the game tied 55-55 with less than 4 minutes to go, Truman/Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain managed to score 10 of the final 12 points to beat Sleepy Eye 65-57 in a ...

Bates leads Sibley East past New Ulm

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NEW ULM — When the New Ulm Eagles boys' basketball team watches film of their game Monday night against Sibley East, they are going to cringe at the first five minutes of the second half. The Eagles held a 26-24 lead over the Wolverines but four turnovers allowed Sibley East to take a ...

MVL, Cathedral rivalry had a classic in 1982

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NEW ULM — On January 18, 1982, the New Ulm Cathedral girls’ basketball team traveled to Minnesota Valley Lutheran for a Monday night Tomahawk Conference game. For the Chargers of MVL, the 1981-82 season was their first year in their new school and gym as Martin Luther Academy had moved to ...

Cathedral nips MVL in five overtimes

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Editor’s note: This is the original article from the Jan. 19, 1982 edition of The Journal about the MVL vs. New Ulm Cathedral girls’ basketball game that went five overtimes. By Pat Connelly Former Journal Staff Writer Caria Isberner made one and Jane Ubl two free throws in the ...

BLC sweeps MLC in UMAC action

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MANKATO — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team was unable to overcome 24 turnovers in a 65-52 loss at Bethany Lutheran College on Saturday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference action. The Knights committed 24 turnovers in the game, leading to 26 BLC points. The Vikings ...

NUA wrestlers go 1-2 at TMB tourney

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Prep Wrestling NUA goes 1-2 TRACY — New Ulm Area went 1-2 at the Tracy-Milroy-Balaton prep wrestling tournament on Saturday. Dawson-Boyd defeated NUA 48-22 in the first match and Minneota defeated NUA 51-12 in the second match. The Eagles came back and finished the day with a 42-27 ...

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