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Sleepy Eye downs Stark 8-4 in TEL action

STARK — The Sleepy Eye Indians downed the Stark Longhorns 8-4 on Tuesday night in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game. Alex Sellner got the complete-game win on the mound for the Indians, giving up 10 hits, three walks and four earned runs while striking out nine. Adam Sellner took ...

New Ulm Silver finishes 3rd at Perham tournament

PERHAM — New Ulm VFW Silver finished third in the Perham VFW/Jr. Legion Tournament on Sunday, defeating Cherry 5-4. Silver grabbed the lead late in the game Sunday, taking a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh. Carter Lang got the win for Silver, giving up one run on two hits over four ...

Lamberton tops Essig in TEL action

ESSIG — The Lamberton Long Sox topped the Essig Bluejays 3-0 on Sunday in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action. Johnny Pistulka got the complete-game win for Lamberton, striking out 10 while allowing six hits and one walk. Neil Eichten was 2 for 5 with a pair of RBIs and a ...

Legion Gold shuts out Fairmont 6-0

NEW ULM — New Ulm Legion Gold pitcher Aaron Portner got his run support early on Monday night and used it to help coast to a 6-0 shutout victory over Fairmont Post 36 in legion baseball action at Mueller Park. After Gold struck for three runs in the second inning, Portner retired the next ...

Scheffler surges forward in junior campaign with Tigers

By Jeremy Behnke Journal Sports Editor SPRINGFIELD — Springfield junior Decker Scheffler spent the entire summer of 2018 playing baseball. Between legion baseball, amateur baseball, and a traveling all-star team in which he played with some of the top players across the country, ...

New Ulm leads All-Journal baseball teams with 5 selections

2019 All-Journal Baseball First Team Decker Scheffler, Jr., Springfield The two-time Tomahawk All-Conference and two-time All-Section player finished this season with a .476 batting average, a team-high seven home runs and a team-high 37 RBIs. He also led the team in hits (40), doubles ...

Rummel’s walk-off single helps lift Tigers by Grizzlies on Friday night

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Tigers got a 7-6 walk-off win over the Searles Grizzlies on Friday night in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action. With one out in the bottom of the ninth after tying it at 6-all on a Decker Scheffler single, Mason Rummel got a single to left-center to ...

New Ulm Brewers merch available online

NEW ULM — If you are a fan of the New Ulm Brewers and want to show your support, you can now order Brewers merchandise online. Those interested can go to https://nubrewers19.itemorder.com/sale. Orders can be placed on-line from now until June 28. Products will go into production after ...

New Ulm Gold goes perfect on Saturday

ST. CLOUD — New Ulm Legion Gold picked up a pair of wins on Saturday in the St. Cloud Chutes legion baseball tournament, defeating Maple Grove 7-2 and Andover 12-5. Braden Zimmerman got the complete-game win for Gold in the first game of the day, giving up no earned runs on four hits and a ...

Sleepy Eye VFW splits with Maple River

MAPLETON –– Sleepy Eye VFW Post 800 split a VFW baseball doubleheader with Maple River on Saturday, picking up a 5-3 win in Game 1 and dropping the second game 7-6. In Game 1, Post 800’s Carson Domeier grabbed the win in seven innings, allowing three unearned runs on six hits with six ...

Silver shuts out Bemidji Jr., falls to Delano

PERHAM –– Jaden Drill pitched a complete-game shutout as New Ulm VFW Silver defeated Bemidji Junior Legion 5-0 on Saturday in the Perham Tournament. Later on that night, Silver fell to Delano 9-3. Drill allowed just two hits in the win over Bemidji Junior and struck out five. Aidan ...

Column: NUBA continues hitting grand slams with food selections

When the RENU project is completed at Johnson Park later this year, New Ulm can claim to have perhaps one of the finest — if not the finest — baseball parks in Minnesota. And it seems appropriate because they already have one of the best parks for food in Minnesota — if not the best. If ...

Gold falls to Anoka, ekes by Waite Park

ST. CLOUD — New Ulm Legion Gold went 1-1 on Friday in legion baseball tournament action, falling 7-0 to Anoka in six innings before edging Waite Park 2-1 in seven innings to end the day at Faber Field. In the loss to Anoka, Gold was led by Jaden Domeier, who was 2 for 4. Gold got two more ...

Bird Island Bullfrogs blast by Brewers 14-4

NEW ULM — Bird Island sent 14 men to the plate and scored eight runs in the sixth inning on Friday night against New Ulm, breaking open a tight 5-3 game on the way to a 14-4 win over the Brewers in a non-league game at Mueller Park. The game was stopped after seven innings because of the ...

DeRock leads Gibbon past Sleepy Eye

Gibbon 4, Sleepy Eye 2 SLEEPY EYE — Gibbon defeated Sleepy Eye 4-2 in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game on Wednesday. Jon DeRock earned the win for the Reds. He went seven innings, allowed four hits and he struck out three. He walked five. DeRock was also 3 for 4 at the plate ...

Schugel’s frustration leads to Day 2 success

NEW ULM — New Ulm junior Glavine Schugel admitted that he was frustrated with his first-day score of 77 at the state golf tournament last week. While most people would say that was a career day, Schugel wasn’t happy after sitting in 16th place. He came back and fired a 72 on the second ...

Goblirsch’s future shines bright for CHS

NEW ULM — Even after a rough first day at the state golf meet, New Ulm Cathedral’s Kayla Goblirsch wasn’t about to let her frustration get the best of her. Goblirsch, a three-time state golf participant, shot a 95 on the opening day of the state tournament. But she used her knowledge ...

Glavine, Kretsch lead All-Journal boys’ golf team

All-Journal Boys’ golf Glavine Schugel, Jr., New Ulm Schugel came back strong at the state tournament on the second day, finishing fourth overall at the Class AA state meet with a two-day total of 149. That fourth-place finish was the best in the school’s history. He averaged 73.9 ...

Goblirsch, Boquet lead All-Journal girls’ golf team

All-Journal Girls Golf Kayla Goblirsch, Fr., New Ulm Cathedral Goblirsch has qualified for the state meet three times and this year she finished 10th overall with a two-day total of 178. The All-Tomahawk Conference golfer averaged 44 this past season over nine holes. She still has three ...