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MVL boys struggle in loss at CM/C

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Minnesota Valley Lutheran head boys’ basketball coach Craig Morgan said that his team played a great first half against Cedar Mountain Tuesday night. “We had a nice lead — we passed the ball well and played good defense,” he said. “But the second half we came out and we were not ...

Hutchinson tops New Ulm

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NEW ULM — New Ulm lost its second straight game, a first for the Eagles this year, in a 76-67 nonconference loss to Hutchinson on Tuesday. “They started to expose us there late in the second half,” New Ulm coach Dan Reinhart said. “Our girls were tired and we didn’t quite have the ...

Cougars survive a scare

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NEW ULM — At first glance, it was difficult to tell who was the 14-4 team and who was the 7-12 team. Cedar Mountain/Comfrey (15-4 now) struggled against Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s (7-13) tough defense in the first half, scoring just 21 points. The Cougars were just tough enough in the ...

Cathedral boys defeat Sleepy Eye

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral boys’  basketball coach Alan Woitas called Tuesday night’s  defensive performance against the Sleepy Eye Indians one of his team’s best of the season. The Greyhounds forced 24 Indians’ turnovers and held the Indians to a poor shooting night as Cathedral ...

CM/C uses big second half to defeat MVL

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MORGAN — Intense was the word that Cedar Mountain/Comfrey coach Brian Pendleton used to describe his team after its second-half surge against Minnesota Valley Lutheran. CM/C defeated MVL 88-70 in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game Tuesday night. “When they had to, they really ...

GFW boys defeat Wabasso, Nicollet boys win

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Boys’ basketball GFW 54, Wabasso 43 WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop downed Wabasso on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. Zach Weber led GFW with 21 points and Kyle Huiras scored 17 points. Tony Franta led Wabasso with 15 points. GFW (5-13, 5-7) will play ...

Belle Plaine holds off New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Brody Curtiss’ layup with three seconds left in the game erased New Ulm’s only lead  and lifted Belle Plaine to a 51-50 win over New Ulm Monday in a nonconference boys’ basketball game. Nathan Herman paced the Tigers (11-10 ) with a game-high 20 points. Noah Hastings and ...

Sleepy Eye crushes St. James

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Girls’ basketball Sleepy Eye 60, St. James 20 ST. JAMES — Sleepy Eye defeated St. James in nonconference girls’ basketball on Monday. Madison Heiderscheidt led the Indians with 14 points, five steals and five assists. Sarah Ibarra had 11 points and six rebounds. Sleepy Eye ...

Babik’s hat trick lifts New Ulm by Redwood

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NEW ULM – After a tough loss to Luverne Thursday night, many people wondered how the New Ulm Eagles would come out for their game with Redwood Valley on Saturday. It didn’t take long for the fans at the New Ulm Civic Center to find out. The Eagles scored five first period goals ...

Nicollet girls defeat LSH

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NICOLLET — Prior to Saturday’s game with Le Sueur-Henderson, the Nicollet girls’ basketball team had struggled, dropping seven of their last eight games. Nicollet breezed past winless Le Sueur-Henderson 73-38 in a nonconference girls’ basketball game Saturday, giving the Raiders some ...

Steel to have playoff games in Sleepy Eye Arena

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When the regular season ends for the New Ulm Steel, they will begin playoffs. Right now prior to Saturday night’s road game in LaCrosse, the Steel are 20-14-0-1, three points behind a slumping Breezy Point team for third place and five points ahead of Willmar. But when the playoffs do  ...

LSH boys defeat Nicollet

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Boys’ basketball LSH 77, Nicollet 70 NICOLLET — LeSueur-Henderson defeated Nicollet in prep boys’ basketball action on Saturday. For Nicollet, Ean Thomsen had 26 points, eight assists and six rebounds. Riley Hulke had 26 points, 11 assists and  seven steals. Nicollet hosts ...

MLC women inch closer to UMAC playoffs

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DULUTH — The Martin Luther College women's basketball team scored a big Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win at St. Scholastica on Saturday by the score of 70-59. The two teams entered the game tied for fifth place in the conference standings, and the win gave the Knights the season sweep ...

LaCrosse dominates New Ulm Steel

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LA CROSSE, Wisc. — LaCrosse defeated the New Ulm Steel 6-1 on Saturday in junior hockey action. Nathan Siclovan made 14 saves in the loss for New Ulm and Fritz Belisle scored New Ulm’s only goal.

Waseca crushes New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Waseca defeated New Ulm in convincing fashion 88-40 in a Big South Conference boys’ basketball game Friday night. Freshman Reece Melby led the Eagles (5-13, 2-7 Big South) with 16 points, while Connor Foley added 14. Kaleb Nelson led the charge for the Bluejays (18-1, 7-0) ...

Waseca girls edge New Ulm

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Girls’ basketball Waseca 41, New Ulm 38 WASECA —Waseca defeated New Ulm 41-38 in a Big South Conference girls’ basketball game on Friday night. New Ulm was led by Meleah Reinhart who scored 25 points and Joey Batt who scored eight points. New Ulm hosts Hutchinson at 7:30 p.m. on ...

Erickson’s goal lifts Steel to win

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NEW ULM — Jared Erickson’s shorthanded goal  at the 8:45 mark of the third period on a Breezy Point turnover in the Freeze zone broke a 3-3 tie and lifted the New Ulm Steel to a big 4-3 win over LaCrosse Friday night in a NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Erickson’s 12th goal of ...

MVL crushes BLHS

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 72-51 Saturday in a Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball game. The Chargers (14-5) extended their winning streak to three with the win, not losing any momentum from their past two games. MVL controlled the tempo of ...

MVL offense in high gear vs. Cathedral

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NEW ULM — Everything was clicking offensively for Minnesota Valley Lutheran in its Thursday night 92-65  Tomahawk Conference win against New Ulm Cathedral. It seemed as if it were going to be a scoring spree when both teams jumped out of the gate with eight quick points each. MVL ended up ...

Cougars rout Indians

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SLEEPY EYE — Cedar Mountain/Comfrey gave Sleepy Eye its first Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball loss in a 56-33 defeat Thursday night. Taylor Rose led the Cougars (14-4, 9-2) with 21 points, while Paige Richert had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the double-double. Sarah Ibarra led ...