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Schugel medals, New Ulm boys win Day 1 in Section 3AA golf meet

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BUFFALO LAKE — New Ulm placed first overall during Day 1 of the Section 3AA boys’ golf meet with a score of 315 on Thursday at Oakdale Golf Course. Glavine Schugel of New Ulm was the medalist carding a 2-under 70, including a 2-under 34 on the back 9. Aiden Guggisberg shot a 79, Matt ...

Eagles split Section 2AAA softball games

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By Jeremy Behnke Journal Sports Editor NORTH MANKATO — Mankato West pounded the opposing pitching staff, scoring 10 runs on 14 hits as it handed New Ulm a five-inning 10-0 loss in the second round of the Section 2AAA softball playoffs on Thursday at Caswell Park. Earlier in the day, New ...

Frauenholtz, Wolkow advance to Day 2 in Section 3AA

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BUFFALO LAKE — Both Abby Frauenholtz and Izzie Wolkow of New Ulm have emerged from Day 1 of the Section 3AA girls’ golf meet on Wednesday as qualifiers for the next round. Frauenholtz and Wolkow both shot 92s, which assured them spots on Day 2 of the meet, which will take place on Tuesday ...

Gophers come to New Ulm

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NEW ULM — A crowd of more than 300 filled Turner Hall as the Minnesota Gopher Road Trip stopped in New Ulm Tuesday afternoon. Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck, basketball coach Richard Pitino and men’s hockey coach Don Lucia were some of the coaches in attendance along with Athletic ...

MVL crushes St. Clair in 2A softball playoffs

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Prep softball MVL 18, St. Clair 4 (5 innings) ST. CLAIR — Minnesota Valley Lutheran crushed St. Clair in the first round of the Section 2A softball playoffs on Tuesday. Hannah Biedenbender earned the win for MVL, going five innings, giving up four runs, six hits, walking three and ...

Fink, Vanderwerf help Tigers rout Cardinals in 5 innings

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SPRINGFIELD — Even though the rain came down to crash the party, the Springfield baseball team still kept its bats hot. Springfield got hits from seven different players in beating Redwood Valley 11-1 in a five-inning nonconference baseball game on Monday at Riverside Park. The Tigers ...

Wellmann slams Owatonna

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Wellmann slams Owatonna Prep baseball New Ulm 8, Owatonna 2 OWATONNA — New Ulm defeated Owatonna in a nonconference baseball game on Monday. Cole Wellmann was 2 for 2 with a grand slam and five RBIs. Andrew Peters also had two RBIs for the Eagles and Bayler Kraus was 2 for 4 with a ...

Column: Midseason concerns arise about new pitch-count rule

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NEW ULM — In asking New Ulm Cathedral baseball coach Bob Weier about his stance on the 105 pitch-count limit put into place this season by the Minnesota State High School League, it is clear that he is not a big fan of the change. “I question it,” Weier said Friday prior to his game ...

Gopher Road Trip to visit New Ulm on May 23

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NEW ULM — The University of Minnesota’s Gopher Road Trip will stop in New Ulm for a visit to connect with fans of all types on May 23. The event, which will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23 at Turner Hall, will feature Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle, men’s basketball ...

Late doubles bury Cathedral in 5-3 loss to ML/GHEC/T

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman’s Derek Shoen and Ethan Hurn each belted RBI doubles in the top of the seventh inning to break a tie and lift the team to a 5-3 win against New Ulm Cathedral on Friday in a nonconference baseball game at Johnson Park. Hurn also ...

Gopher Road Trip to visit New Ulm

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NEW ULM — The University of Minnesota’s Gopher Road Trip will stop in New Ulm for a visit to connect with fans of all types on May 23. The event, which will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23 at Turner Hall, will feature Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle, men’s basketball ...

Roufs, Eagles blank Hubmen 3-0

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New Ulm 3, Jordan 0 JORDAN — New Ulm beat Jordan 3-0 in a nonconference baseball game on Friday. Tyler Roufs got the complete-game win for the Eagles (14-5), having tallied 13 strikeouts and allowed just two hits and two walks. J.T. Hoffmann led the Eagles at the plate with a 2-for-3 ...

New Ulm claims Big South Conference softball title

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NEW ULM — Clinging to a one-run lead in the bottom of the sixth, New Ulm needed an insurance run or two against unbeaten Pipestone Area in order to get a little bit of separation in the Big South Conference championship game on Thursday. New Ulm was able to do just that, scoring twice in ...

Cathedral clobbers Loyola in prep softball

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral’s barrage of hits took care of Mankato Loyola on Thursday. The Greyhounds defeated the Crusaders 14-6 in nonconference softball action. The Greyhounds (17-1) collected 17 hits from pitcher Kenady Benning and the Crusaders (12-6). Josie Pautzke picked up ...

New Ulm’s Cole Wellmann fires no-hitter vs. Saints

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NEW ULM — With the New Ulm able to only garner three hits off of St. Peter sophomore righthander Andy Regner, the Eagles needed a boost from their pitching staff. They got it from senior Cole Wellmann. Wellmann held the Saints hitless as he fanned three — including Carter Hrdcka for ...

MVL/NUC girls win Tomahawk Conference meet

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WINTHROP — Sam Stresemann hopes his performance at the Tomahawk Conference track and field meet is a sign of good things to come as his senior season winds down. The long-distance stud comfortably won the 800- and 1600-meter races in helping Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop win the boys’ ...

Tigers stay hot with win over JWP

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Prep baseball Springfield 1, JWP 0 JANESVILLE — Springfield defeated Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton in a nonconference baseball game on Thursday. Justin Haugo earned the win going seven innings, giving up no runs, four hits walking three and striking out five. Branden Flock had one run ...

Eagle baseball team is struggling as of late

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New Ulm baseball coach Kevin Briggs felt that when his team was 8-0 and ranked No. 1 in Class AAA, it may have stopped doing the little things that had gotten it to that point. “We may have forgotten to do that daily grind,” he said. “And that No. 1 ranking may have been a bad ...