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Athlete of the Week

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Athlete of the Week Cole Ranweiler • New Ulm High School • Ranweiler ran all over the St. Peter defense last Friday in a 22-12 vicory over the Saints at New Ulm High School. Ranweiler finished the game with 22 carries for 225 yards as the Eagles picked up their first win of the year. He ...

Steel picks up first win of the season

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel ended a five-game losing streak to start the season last Saturday in Willmar when they dropped the WarHawks 5-3 in a NA3HL contest. “It was good to get that monkey off of our back,” Steel coach Zach Stepan said. “After that first weekend when we were just ...

New Ulm has 5 athletes honored by Big South

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NEW ULM — New Ulm High School had five athletes honored by the Big South Conference for during the early fall sports season. In boys’ soccer, Samo Barbosa and Joseph Goeglein were named to the honorable mention team as New Ulm finished 3-5-3. In girls’ soccer, Paige Kalis and Bryn ...

Ranweiler leads New Ulm to first win

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NEW ULM — Cole Ranweiler scored on touchdown runs of 14 and 2 yards in the first half and then broke loose for a 50-yard touchdown run on the second play of the second half to lift the New Ulm Eagles to a 22-12 over St. Peter in a South Central-Red District game at New Ulm High School Friday ...

Chargers pick up big road win against Adrian

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MVL 24, Adrian 6 ADRIAN — Luke Thompson threw three touchdown passes and he led the Chargers to their first win of the season on Friday night in a Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game. Nick Bleick had a 17-yard scoring reception and Cole Thompson had a 22-yard touchdown ...

Tigers pick up victory over Greyhounds

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NEW ULM — Springfield defeated New Ulm Cathedral on Friday 19-7 in Southwest District football action. Springfield took its initial possession of the game and moved down the field. Brendon Buerkle threw to Tori Helget for an 8-yard gain. Kadin Johnson gained 7-yards and a first down. ...

Cathedral drops Sleepy Eye in 4 sets

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SLEEPY EYE — New Ulm Cathedral downed Sleepy Eye 25-15, 25-13, 22-25, 25-23 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match. The fourth set looked good for Sleepy Eye with the Indians holding a 20-12 lead. It started out relatively even before Sleepy Eye put together a 9-2 run. The ...

Cougars take down Chargers in 3 sets

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CM 3, MVL 0 MORGAN — Cedar Mountain swept Minnesota Valley Lutheran 28-26, 25-19, 25-18 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match. Morgan Engholm had 19 set assists and two ace serves for the Cougars. Hailey Hollar had nine kills, 13 digs, four assists and three aces and ...

Early deadline on Tuesday night

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NEW ULM — Because of the weather, Wednesday’s edition of The Journal went to press early and no local sporting events were held in the New Ulm area. Game 1 of the World Series was also still in progress when this edition went to press.

New Ulm Steel continue to struggle

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NEW ULM — Late last season, the New Ulm Steel ran off a 15-game winning streak. This season, the Steel have dropped their first five NA3HL West Division contests after a 6-1 road loss Saturday against North Iowa. Steel coach Zach Stepan, who has been on the bench for both streaks, said ...

Week 3 sees 2 New Ulm teams at home

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NEW ULM — The third week of the high school football season means that we are already halfway through the shortened 2020 regular season. And all three local high schools are looking to rebound from losses last week. Minnesota Valley Lutheran is the lone local team on the road as they ...

Athlete of the Week

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• Fischer took first place on the girls’ side at Tuesday’s Section 2A cross-country meet in Montgomery. The Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral runner won the event in 19:56.58. The SM/SE/NUC girls took 13th in the event with a combined team score of 373 points.

Steel continue to struggle with loss

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NEW ULM — The early-season woes continued for the New Ulm Steel Friday night as North Iowa scored two first period goals and then added a goal in both the second and third periods as the Bulls sent the Steel to 0-4 with a 4-1 win over New Ulm in a NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. ...

Mountain Lake Area knocks off Nicollet

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NICOLLET — Mountain Lake Area’s defense proved to be too tough for Nicollet on Friday as the Wolverines handed Nicollet a 26-0 loss in a 9-man, South District football game Friday. Senior quarterback Ethan Nickel threw for three touchdowns and rushed for another to lift the defending ...

Sleepy Eye crushes New Ulm Cathedral

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated New Ulm Cathedral 38-14 on Friday in a Southwest District football game. Sleepy Eye drew first blood when Jackson Huiras handled the ball off to Trey Heiderscheidt for the touchdown. Huiras ran the ball in for a 2-point conversion and an 8-0 Indian lead ...

Eagles make quick work of Saints

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NEW ULM — Other than a hiccup in the second set, New Ulm was in cruise control as it defeated Big South Conference rival St. Peter 25-15, 20-25, 25-17, 25-9 on Thursday at New Ulm High School in prep volleyball action. The Eagles jumped out to big leads in all three sets that they won and ...

Rabbits run all over Chargers

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NEW ULM — Nick Marotzke scored four first-half touchdowns as Wabasso built a 41-0 halftime lead as the Rabbits rolled to a 48-6 win over Minnesota Valley Lutheran Thursday night in a Southwest District game. Marotzke scored on runs of 14, 9, 3 and 19 yards. The Chargers’ lone touchdown ...

Week 2 sees MVL as lone home game

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NEW ULM — Week Two of the high school football season on the local level sees one New Um team — the Minnesota Valley Lutheran Chargers — at home for a Southwest District, East Subdistrict Thursday night encounter with Wabasso in a meeting at 8:15 p.m. at Johnson Field. Meanwhile, both ...

Fall baseball a success in New Ulm

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NEW ULM — With no high school or legion baseball to play this spring and summer, Al For of New Ulm decided to implement an idea that he had been kicking around in his mind — the possibility of a fall baseball league here in New Ulm. “I had been kind of throwing around in the late ...

Greyhounds outlast Knights in 5 sets

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NEW ULM — Wednesday's volleyball match between New Ulm Cathedral and Sleepy Eye St. Mary's resembled a world championship contest. The Greyhounds defeated the Knights 12-25, 25-20, 25-22, 20-25, 15-13 in Tomahawk Conference action. In the fifth set, Cathedral led 7-3 early on. It ...