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MLC sweeps North Central in volleyball

MINNEAPOLIS — The Martin Luther College volleyball team swept North Central 3-0 in a Upper Midwest Athletic Conference match Tuesday by the scores of 25-22, 25-16, 25-20. The Knights were in control throughout the match, winning a back-and-forth first and set before cruising to wins in the ...

Ries on the move to Canada to play hockey

NEW ULM — While high school hockey practice for girls does not start until October 30 here in Minnesota, Karlie Ries has already started her hockey season. But not for her senior season as a goalie for the New Ulm High School Eagles. Ries, a Sleepy Eye native, will be playing this ...

MLC homecoming this weekend

NEW ULM — This coming weekend, Martin Luther College will celebrate its homecoming. The football team will host Minnesota-Morris at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Madelia tops MVL in 4

NEW ULM — Madelia moved to .500 on the year after a 3-1 nonconference win over Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Monday. The Blackhawks (10-10) beat the Chargers (7-7) 29-27, 12-25, 25-22, 25-14. Madelia took a 3-0 win in its previous matchup against MVL last year in Madelia on Oct. ...

Blizzard slide by Steel 5-4 in OT

NEW ULM - Alexandria’s Zink Marco’s goal six seconds into overtime lifted the Alexandria Blizzard to a 5-4 win over the New Ulm Steel Saturday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in a HA3HL game. It was the third straight loss by the Steel in an extra session this season. Bayler Kraus, ...

Knights fall to Saints in UMAC action

NEW ULM — Despite a balanced attack from Martin Luther College, St. Scholastica picked up a 3-2 win over the Knights on Saturday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball action. The Saints (7-13, 5-4) defeated the Knights (11-9, 6-3) 30-28, 23-25, 25-22, 19-25, 15-10. The Knights had ...

Eagles’ defense the key in win over Saints

NEW ULM –– Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant said when he was coaching that offense sells tickets and defense wins games. Friday night, the New Um Eagles’ defense essentially earned the teams third win of the season. The last time the Eagles football game won that many games ...

Wabasso stomps Sleepy Eye 69-13

Prep Football Wabasso 69, Sleepy Eye 13 Wabasso –– The Rabbits continued to roll on Saturday, picking up a dominant 69-13 Southwest District, East Subdistrict win over the Indians. Cooper Taylor had 97 yards rushing for the Rabbits (5-0, 3-0) and four touchdowns, while Kyle ...

Knights fall 54-6 to high-powered Blue Jays

College football Westminster 54, MLC 6 FULTON, MO. –– The Martin Luther College football team was unable to slow down the high-powered Blue Jays of Westminster College in a 54-6 defeat on Saturday. Ian Paulsen entered the game at quarterback early in the first half and finished ...

Turnovers hurt as MVL falls to USC

NEW ULM — Heading into Friday’s Mid-Southeast District, West Subdistrict game against United South Central, Minnesota Valley Lutheran knew that it had a tough task ahead. The Rebels were dominant on the defensive side of the ball, forcing four Charger turnovers as the Rebels won 25-8 at ...

St. Mary’s remains unbeaten with 48-0 win

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s remained unbeaten after a dominant 48-0 victory over West Lutheran in 9-man South District, Central Subdistrict football action on Friday. The Knights (5-0, 4-0 SDCS) finished the game with 473 total yards on offense, 404 in the first half alone, and ...

Eagles roll past Saints

NEW ULM — New Ulm’s Taylor Savoy intercepted two Wyatt Olson passes and returned one for a touchdown as the New Ulm Eagles came away with a 36-27 win over St.Peter Friday night in a South Central District, Red Subdistrict game at New Ulm High School. Savoy’s first pick of the game ...

CM/C outlasts Cathedral in 5 sets

MORGAN — Cedar Mountain/Comfrey continued to roll after picking up its sixth win in a row on Thursday. CM/C defeated New Ulm Cathedral in five sets of Tomahawk Conference volleyball, 23-25, 25-23, 25-10, 25-27, 15-6. The Cougars (10-2, 4-1 Tomahawk) and Greyhounds (11-8, 2-4) each had ...

Eagles lose in overtime to Saints

NEW ULM — In a game in which the New Ulm boys’ soccer team controlled and led most of the way, St. Peter scored a late goal to force overtime and got the eventual game-winner in the first overtime session as St. Peter defeated New Ulm 3-2 in Big South Conference boys’ soccer at New Ulm ...

Prep roundup: Chargers sweep Tigers, Knights win

Prep volleyball MVL 3, Springfield 0 SPRINGFIELD — Minnesota Valley Lutheran swept Springfield 25-22, 25-17, 25-14 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match. Brittany Rogotzke had 18 digs and Eva Mark added 14 digs and eight set assists for Springfield. Arynzi Rabb had ...

Wyatt Huard setting a new standard for NUHS soccer program

NEW ULM — Ever since he was named he found out that he was going to be a captain for his senior year of soccer at New Ulm High School, Wyatt Huard had been on a mission. Huard became more aggressive offensively and the numbers are staggering. The senior has shattered the New Ulm single ...

Grev’s milestones keep growing

NEW ULM — Kira Grev became just the fifth player in Martin Luther College history to pass 1,000 career kills on Sept. 16. She’s also 80 digs away from reaching 1,000 career digs prior to Wednesday’s match. As of Tuesday, Grev sits at 1,049 career kills and 920 career digs and is ...

2 New Ulm teams host games this week

NEW ULM — New Ulm High School and Minnesota Valley Lutheran both have home games on Friday and fans of New Ulm Cathedral will travel to Adrian as the fifth week of high school football begins. UNITED SOUTH CENTRAL (2-2) AT MINNESOTA VALLEY LUTHERAN (0-4), 7 P.M. FRIDAY JOHNSON FIELD The ...

Sleepy Eye defeats BLHS in 3 sets

SLEEPY EYE— The Sleepy Eye Indians volleyball team only needed three sets to defeat Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart Mustangs Thursday night. The Indians (4-8) sweep came from three close sets winning 25-20, 25-22, 27-25 in a nonconference game. Sleepy Eye fell behind the early points in ...