New Ulm Purple wins state’s Heritage Award
New Ulm Team Purple won the Heritage Award at the State Knowledge Bowl tournament at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd April 10-11. The team was seventh in Class AA (large schools). Twenty-four large-school teams competed in the Class AA tournament. Peter Spengler was honored for his record setting fourth trip to state in Class AA. From left, coach Matt Nelson, Max Gieseke, Spengler, Jacob Hanson, Emma Maudal, and coach Rob Bute.