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Cedar Mountain sweeps Cathedral in golf

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CM boys 178, Cathedral 192 CM girls 235, Cathedral 244 NEW ULM — The Cedar Mountain boys’ and girls’ golf teams swept New Ulm Cathedral on Tuesday at the New Ulm Country Club. On the girls’ side, Cathedral’s Kayla Goblirsch shot a 47 to earn medalist honors. Erica Bock led Cedar ...

MLC softball team sweeps North Central

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College softball team won both games of its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader against North Central on Tuesday by the scores of 7-6 and 14-1. MLC 7, NCU 6 MLC overcame a late deficit to win Game 1 7-6 on a walk-off sacrifice fly. The Knights fell ...

New Ulm tennis blanks Redwood Valley 7-0

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Prep tennis New Ulm 7, Redwood Valley 0 NEW ULM — New Ulm swept Redwood Valley on Tuesday in a Big South Conference tennis match. Joel Koelpin won at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-0 and Andrew Goodall prevailed at No. 2 singles 6-3, 7-6, (7-4). Lucas Veleo won at No. 3 singles 6-3, 6-0 and Colton ...

Steel coach Jay Witta steps down from position

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Steel coach Jay Witta, who has been the head coach in the organization for the last two seasons, resigned from that position on Monday. Witta had a coaching record of 64-36-9 in his two seasons, which included a trip to the semifinals of the Silver Cup in 2016. “When ...

Seniors honored at New Ulm Club banquet

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NEW ULM — Six student-athletes were honored as their schools’ Outstanding Senior Athletes at the New Ulm Club Banquet on Saturday at Martin Luther College. Every year, the New Ulm Club honors the senior letterwinners from New Ulm High School, New Ulm Cathedral and Minnesota Valley ...

MLC splits doubleheader with Northland

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By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Martin Luther College’s comeback attempt fell short in the first game of an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader against Northland College, but it pulled out a victory in the second game. The Knights fell in Game 1 to the ...

MVL loses both games at Wabasso invite

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MCC 13, MVL 8 DeLaSalle 20, MVL 7 (5) WABASSO — Minnesota Valley Lutheran lost both of its softball games at the Wabasso invitational on Saturday, getting beat by Murray County Central 13-8 and DeLaSalle 20-7 in five innings. Lauren Paulsen got the loss for the Chargers (1-4) in the ...

MLC drops 2 against UW-Superior

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College baseball team lost both games of its doubleheader against UW-Superior on Saturday by the scores of 10-5 and 7-2. In the first game of the doubleheader, senior catcher Jason Lindemann tied the school record with his seventh-career home run for the Knights ...

Errors aplenty as MVL loses to Mankato Loyola 9-3

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NEW ULM — It was an ugly game for Minnesota Valley Lutheran to say the least. MVL committed 10 errors against Mankato Loyola in a 9-3 nonconference baseball loss at Mueller Park. Nick Fischer took the loss for MVL. He lasted three innings, allowing three runs on three hits. Jordan ...

Sleepy Eye comes back to beat Mountain Lake Area 15-13

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By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye had to play catchup for most of the game against Mountain Lake Area on Friday and after a six-run sixth inning, it pulled out the victory. The Indians defeated the Wolverines 15-13 in a nonconference softball game. Kathryn ...

Prep roundup: Wabasso holds on to beat Murray County Central

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Wabasso 4, MCC 1 WABASSO — Wabasso beat Murray County Central 4-1 in a nonconference baseball game on Friday. Nick Altermatt got the win for the Rabbits, having tallied eight strikeouts with no runs allowed in five innings pitched. Jacob Plaetz got the save and was 3-for-4 hitting with ...

Nicollet earns first baseball win of the year

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Prep baseball Nicollet 8, Madelia 7 NICOLLET — Nicollet edged Madelia on Thursday in a Valley Conference baseball game. Ean Thomsen was the winning pitcher going 4 1/3 innings giving up two hits and one run. He had a no-hitter going into the fifth inning. Hunter Johnson went 2 for 4 ...

McIlroy giving it another shot at Masters

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McIlroy leaving nothing to chance in 3rd bid for Grand Slam AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Rory McIlroy has turned Augusta into a second home over the last few weeks, twice flying in for marathon practice rounds that allowed him to play 99 holes in his preparation for the Masters. Apparently that ...

New Ulm to host a youth baseball tournament

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New Ulm is going to be home to another state tournament this summer. The Minnesota Sports Federation (MSF) announced that New Ulm has been selected to host the 14-year State Baseball Tournament July 28,29 and 30th at both Johnson and Mueller Parks in New Ulm and third yet-to-be determined ...

MLC baseball, softball teams get swept

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WATERTOWN — The Martin Luther College baseball team was unable to contain the bats from Crown College in two losses Wednesday by the scores of 14-0 and 13-4. Crown 14, MLC 0 Crown jumped on the Knights for 11 runs in the first inning and never looked back in a 14-0 game one win. The ...

Martin Luther College baseball splits with Bethany Lutheran

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College managed to snag one win in its doubleheader home opener against Bethany Lutheran College Tuesday afternoon. The Knights took game one against the Vikings 2-1 in 7 innings of Upper Midwest Athletic Conference baseball. The second game, however, was quite a ...

New Ulm gets past Hutchinson, 6-5

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm baseball team learned an early season lesson in its nonconference game with Hutchinson Tuesday afternoon at Mueller Park. No matter how big your lead, do not get complacent. The Eagles took a 3-0 in the first and held a seemingly comfortable 6-2 lead into the top of ...