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MLC roundup: MLC men, women fall to North Central

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Information courtesy of MLC Athletics Men’s basketball North Central 94, MLC 87 MINNEAPOLIS –– The Martin Luther College men's basketball team was unable to contain hot-shooting North Central in a 94-87 loss on Wednesday. The Rams entered the game shooting 33.7 percent from ...

Greyhounds win physical, early-season battle

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NEW ULM — With his team trailing late in the first half against Springfield, New Ulm Cathedral head coach Alan Woitas wanted his team to be more aggressive and take the ball inside. The Greyhounds did just that, overcoming an 11-point deficit at one point and defeated the defending ...

Eagles blank Cardinals

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Eagles boys’ hockey team scored three goals in the first and third periods and used that to topple Redwood Valley 6-0 Tuesday night in a Big South Conference game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Braxten Hoffmann scored twice for the Eagles with Cade Bushard, Hunter ...

Omot leads Chargers past GFW

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NEW ULM — It might have only been the fourth game of the season for the Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys’ basketball team, but the Chargers were rolling on all cylinders against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop on Tuesday night. Led By Dunwa Omot’s 26 points, the Chargers downed the Thunderbirds ...

Steel to play in NA3HL Showcase Tournament

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BLAINE — This Sunday, the New Ulm Steel begin play in the 2019 NA3HL Showcase Tournament at Super Rink in Blaine. Thirty-four NA3HL teams come for the tournament that runs from Sunday until Tuesday, with each team guaranteed three games. The Steel play the Sheridan Hawks of Wyoming at ...

JCC defeats New Ulm 86-71

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JACKSON — The New Ulm girls’ basketball team lost to Jackson County Central 86-71 in a Big South Conference Showcase game in Jackson on Saturday. Nora Windschill led the Eagles with a double-double of 22 points and 17 rebounds. Kirsten Dennis added 18 points and Hannah Osborne finished ...

Prep roundup: Hauger leads Tigers past Nicollet

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Girls’ basketball Springfield 72, Nicollet/Mankato Loyola 48 SPRINGFIELD — Springfield’s Sydney Hauger screod 25 points, grabbed four rebounds, had four assists and seven steals as the Tigers defeated Nicollet/Mankato Loyola in a nonconference girls’ basketball game on ...

Iowa rolls past Minnesota 72-52 in Big Ten home opener

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sophomore Joe Wieskamp scored a season-high 23 points and Iowa blew past Minnesota 72-52 on Monday night in its Big Ten home opener. Luka Garza had 21 points with 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (7-3, 1-1 Big Ten), who hit 8 of their first 16 3s in cruising to their ...

Cox, Omot lead Chargers by JWP 89-62

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NEW ULM — Behind a 23-point, 14-rebound double-double by Mason Cox, Minnesota Valley Lutheran rolled to an 89-62 win over Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton in nonconference boys’ basketball action on Saturday afternoon. Dunwa Omot also added 20 points, six assists and five steals for MVL, while ...

Faribault blanks New Ulm girls 2-0 in non-conference play

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NEW ULM — The Faribault girls’ hockey team came into New Ulm on Saturday to face the Eagles as the fifth-ranked team in Class A by QRF. They led the state in scoring, averaging just over seven goals per game. New Ulm gave them all they could handle. Faribault scored two third-period ...

MLC men, women fall to Northwestern-St. Paul on Saturday

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Information courtesy of MLC Athletics Men’s basketball UNW 79, MLC 73 NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College men's basketball team was unable to pull off the upset of Northwestern-St. Paul in a hard fought 79-73 defeat on Saturday. The Knights battled UNW to a 31-31 tie at the ...

Steel, Cohen blank Chill 5-0

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NEW ULM — After losing 5-1 Friday night to Coulee Region, the New Ulm Steel got some payback. Jack Parks scored two goals and A.J. Cohen stopped all 25 Coulee shots as the Steel blanked the Chill 5-0 Saturday night in an NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Stanislav Danaev, Jacob ...

Minnesota Basketball News names 7 area athletes to Top 50 lists

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Four area boys’ basketball players and three area girls’ basketball players were recently named by Minnesota Basketball News as Top 50 players for the 2019-2020 season. Making the Class A Top 50 list for the boys was New Ulm Cathedral’s Jon Zinniel, Springfield’s Decker Scheffler and ...

GFW earns 1st victory of season by downing Cathedral

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By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop earned its first victory of the season with a 59-22 win over New Ulm Cathedral on Friday in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball action. It was the third consecutive loss for Cathedral. Things looked promising ...

Turnovers doom Eagles in 83-50 loss to Tigers

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NEW ULM — Marshall forced 20 New Ulm turnovers and directly or indirectly scored 24 points off of them as the Tigers ran by the Eagles 83-50 Friday night in a Big South Conference boys’ basketball game at New Ulm High School. Josh Baker paced the Tigers (1-0) with 15 points. Noah Peutz ...

Naidow keeps Steel at bay as Coulee Region breezes to 5-1 win

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LA CROSSE, Wis. — The Coulee Region Chill breezed past the New Ulm Steel 5-1 on Friday night in NA3HL action at the Green Island Ice Arena. After a scoreless first period, Jacob Best put the Chill on the board 6:50 into the second period on an assist from Marco Escobar. The Chill went up ...

Area Roundup: MVL boys down BLHS, Cathedral boys hold off GFW

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Boys’ basketball MVL 82, BLHS 64 NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 82-64 on Friday in a Tomahawk conference boys’ basketball game. MVL was led by Dunwa Omot, who had 25 points, five steals and five rebounds. Also for MVL, Mason Cox had 22 ...