ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • Sept. 1-Sept. 7

File photo by Steve Muscatello

Cole Ranweiler, Jr. RB

New Ulm High School

• Ranweiler set a school record with 290 yards rushing on Friday night in a 28-20 victory over Belle Plaine. The win snapped a 14-game losing streak for New Ulm. His effort broke Micah Neidecker’s mark of 270 yards rushing in 2000 against Blue Earth Area.

• The junior running back scored all four of his team’s touchdowns, one coming in the first quarter and three coming in the fourth quarter. The Eagles came back from a 20-6 deficit heading into the fourth quarter. He scored on runs of 24, 35, 70 and 72 yards.

• Ranweiler was also a force defensively, recording 14 tackles.