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New Ulm’s season ends with 2-1 loss

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NEW ULM — Hutchinson came into Saturday night’s Sectiion 3A hockey game having lost its last five games of the regular season. But Hutchinson ended its losing streak and also ended New Ulm’s season. Cass Longie and Ryan Houseman scored goals for Hutchinson and goaltender Brooks ...

Cathedral squeaks by Nicollet

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NEW ULM — It was a tale of two halves Saturday afternoon when New Ulm Cathedral beat Nicollet 71-65 in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. The first 18 minutes saw the GreyGreyhounds (10-16) take a lead of 14 points early in the game and carry a comfortable 35-23 cushion into ...

Wrestlers moving on from Day 1 in Section 3AA tournament

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REDWOOD FALLS — The New Ulm Area wrestling team has four wrestlers in the semifinals after Day 1 of the Section 3AA wrestling tournament in Redwood Falls. Ryan Wacker (126 pounds), No. 9 Sean Howk (132), No. 7 Hunter Ranweiler (138) and Tanner Stark (152) are all in contention for a spot in ...

Eagles’ duo scoring in big numbers

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NEW ULM — Three seasons ago, New Ulm was just crawling out of one of the worst periods imaginable for any high school girls’ basketball team. A lot has changed since the Eagles’ 52-game losing streak that spanned more than two seasons, as they are now poised to make a run at what ...

Boys’ hockey game postponed

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NEW ULM — The Section 3A boys’ hockey game on Thursday between New Ulm and Hutchinson was postponed until 7:15 p.m. Saturday because of inclement weather.

Eagle girls’ hockey players honored

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm girls’ hocket team had several players honored by the Big South Conference. Juniors Ali Beltz, Dani Weiss and Karlie Ries were named to the All-Conference team and Ally Steffensmeier and Ashtyn Wiltscheck were both selected honorable mention.

A look back: A historic run for New Ulm girls’ basketball

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NEW ULM — Last Friday’s Big South Conference girls’ basketball championship loss left a bit of a sour taste in the mouths of New Ulm basketball fans. The Eagles clinched the East Division title earlier in the week but lost to Pipestone Area for the outright conference title. New Ulm ...

Ries had a big season for New Ulm girls’ hockey program

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New Ulm Eagles girls’ hockey goalie Karlie Ries is the top goaltender in Minnesota, be it Class 1A or Class 2A. Ries, a junior, led the state in two categories. She had the highest save percentage at .960 and also was tops in Minnesota in goals against average at 0.82. Ries recorded ...

CM/C boys basketball team is quietly finding success

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The Cedar Mountain/Comfrey boys’ basketball team is perhaps having its best season ever and the Cougars seem to be flying under the radar all over. And that’s perfectly ok with coach Brian Pendleton and his squad. “I think we’ve kind of quietly moved along one game at a time getting ...

Fink, Scheffler lead Tigers

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SPRINGFIELD — Springfield made it look a little too easy in the first half. After Springfield jumped out to an 18-point first-half lead, Minnesota Valley Lutheran made a game of it and nearly wiped away that deficit before falling short 91-81 in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball ...

A pleasant surprise

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NEW ULM — New Ulm junior Sarah Longtin wasn’t expecting to qualify for the Class A State Gymnastics meet last week, especially in an event that has typically given her troubles. Longtin managed to qualify for the state meet in beam with an 8.8, good enough for third place at the ...

Free throws lift Cathedral by SESM

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NEW ULM — In a game where New Ulm Cathedral sank 12-of-29 shots from beyond the arc, in the end the game came down to free throws. Cathedral scored seven of it final 14 points from the charity stripe in the final two minutes and outscored the Knights 14-2 in that span. The run helped end a ...

Thunderbirds win 14th straight game

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WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop will be heading into playoffs with a head full of steam after picking up its 14th win in a row. GFW defeated Sibley East 62-38 in a nonconference girls’ basketball game Tuesday night after a big second-half performance. Hannah Wentzlaff led the ...

New Ulm boys defeat Hutchinson

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Boys’ basketball New Ulm 71, Hutchinson 66 HUTCHINSON — New Ulm defeated Hutchinson 71-66 in a nonconference boys’ basketball battle Tuesday night. Connor Foley led the Eagles with 23 points, Reece Melby netted 16 points with six rebounds and five assists and Cooper Yackley tallied ...

Cathedral crushes LCWM

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral demonstrated a solid defensive effort in beating Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 50-35 in a nonconference girls’ basketball game on Monday. The Greyhounds (8-18) held the Knights to 13 second-half points on Senior Night. “It was a good night for the ...

Busse has a big night for GFW girls

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Girls’ basketball GFW 75, Wabasso 67 WABASSO — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop edged Wabasso on Monday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. Halley Busse scored 40 points for GFW. Emma Jo Elder added 12 points. Jenna Frank led Wabasso with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Lindsey ...

BLC eliminates MLC from UMAC tourney

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MANKATO — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 72-67 loss at Bethany Lutheran College in the opening round of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament on Monday. Grace Schultz led MLC with 21 points, nine rebounds and four ...

MVL defeats Madelia

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran finished its regular season on a strong note led by seniors Brittany Sanders and Cham Omot. Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Madelia 56-35 in a nonconference girls’ basketball game on Monday night. Sanders led the Chargers (10-15) with 16 points, ...

MLC holds off surging North Central 76-71

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College mens’ basketball team closed its season with a 76-71 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win against North Central. The win snapped a 21-game losing streak for the Knights, who last won on Nov. 19 against Maranatha Baptist (75-74). It was also the only ...

Knights finish the UMAC regular season with a victory

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College finished its regular season on a high point thanks to a big performance by Jade St. Germaine. Martin Luther College defeated North Central 78-61 in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference womens’ basketball game Saturday. St. Germaine led the Knights ...