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River Rats take 2nd place

Submitted photo The New Ulm 12AA River Rats finished in second place in the Red Wing Rodge Classic Tournament, May 14-16. The team defeated Red Wing 5-4, 3 Rivers Elite 9-6, and Albert Lea 12-0 in pool play. In bracket play, they defeated Jordan 8-5 in the semi finals, before losing to Red ...

Hoffer, Burger earn All-UMAC honors for MLC

Information courtesy of MLC Athletics NEW ULM — Two Martin Luther College softball players received All-UMAC honors from the conference on Monday. Lisa Hoffer was named First Team All-UMAC by the conference, and was also named to the All-Defensive Team at second base. Brett Burger was named ...

Greyhounds top Raiders in low-scoring affair

By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NICOLLET — Sarah Mohr scored the game-winning run in the top of the third inning as New Ulm Cathedral nipped Nicollet 2-1 on Monday in a nonconference softball matchup. Entering the contest, the No. 7-ranked Greyhounds had 14 wins, while the Raiders ...

Area roundup: MVL splits DH with Sleepy Eye, Eagles shut out Trojans

Prep Softball MVL 16, Sleepy Eye 6, 5 innings Sleepy Eye 7, MVL 5, 5 innings SLEEPY EYE — Minnesota Valley Lutheran split a Tomahaw Conference softball doubleheader with Sleepy Eye on Monday, winning the first game 16-6 before falling 7-5 in Game 2. In Game 1, Samantha Dalueg led the ...

Area roundup: Cathedral sweeps BLHS, Sleepy Eye downs MLA in 5

Prep Softball Cathedral 14, BLHS 5 (Game 1) Cathedral 3, BLHS 1 (Game 2) HECTOR — No. 7-ranked New Ulm Cathedral swept No. 3-ranked Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart in a Tomahawk Conference softball doubleheader on Friday by scores of 14-5 and 3-1. The win gives Cathedral at least a share ...

Eagles sweep Worthington, clinch share of Big South West

NEW ULM — It was not a pretty win but it was a win that clinched at least a share of the Big South West Conference for the New Um Eagles. New Ulm scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break an 8-8 tie and went on to top Worthington 12-9 in the second game of a ...