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Hogue breaks records on her way to state

NEW ULM — Maddie Hogue may be from New Ulm, but she’s been swimming for the Mankato East High School swim team, breaking records this year and making a name for herself in the process. Hogue set two Mankato East individual school records on Friday night at the Section 1A Championship in ...

Knights secure unbeaten UMAC season with 47-18 win over Crown

NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College football team closed the conference season undefeated and pushed its overall winning streak to nine games following a 47-18 win over Crown College in Saturday's regular season finale. The Storm jumped on the board first thanks to an MLC defensive ...

MLC men finish 24th, women 27th at DIII Regional in Iowa

MLC Women compete at DIII Regional WAVERLY, Iowa –– The Martin Luther College women's cross country team closed its season at the NCAA Division III Regional at Wartburg College on Saturday. The Knights finished 27th out of the 29 teams in attendance at the event with 744 total ...

Springfield pulls out all the stops in win over LP/HT

SHAKOPEE –– In the first three quarters of Springfield's 24-22 Class A quarterfinal victory against Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity, the Tigers used a variety of trick plays from Isaac Fink and Decker Scheffler to keep the Bulldogs guessing. But once the fourth quarter rolled around, the ...

Power-play woes hurt Steel in loss to Grizzlies

ROCHESTER –– The New Ulm Steel had a tough time with their power play in Saturday’s NA3HL game against the Rochester Grizzlies on Saturday night, falling 6-3 as a result. The Steel left Saturday’s game empty-handed on the power play, going 0 for 8. The Grizzlies added a pair of ...

Early turnovers hurt MLC in home opener with Carleton

NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College women struggled to control Carleton College right out of the gate on Friday in MLC’s season and home opener, falling 75-44 in nonconference women’s basketball. The Knights of MLC committed 17 turnovers in the first half alone and ended the night ...

Mound Westonka downs New Ulm

MOUND –– The New Ulm Eagles suffered a season-opening 6-1 loss at the hands of Mound Westonka on Friday night in girls’ hockey action. New Ulm’s lone goal came off the stick of Madeline Gag with the assist from Emma Brudelie. Cassie Reed had 11 saves for New Ulm, while Jayden ...

Donner chooses Chipola

NEW ULM — On Thursday, New Ulm High School senior Ashlyn Donner signed a letter of intent to play softball at Chipola College in Marianna, Florida, with her first college season in the circle starting next fall. Looked to as a leader and a top pitcher for the Eagles, Donner is excited to ...

Offense, defense comes together for Tigers

SPRINGFIELD — In order to have success this year, the Springfield football team knew that it had to adjust from week to week and every week there had to be improvement. The Tigers started out the year with a new offense and went 0-2. They were able to score points early in the season, but ...

Bitter, Kjenstad receive All-UMAC honors

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College women's soccer players Lydia Bitter and Sarah Kjenstad each earned All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honors from the conference on Wednesday. Bitter was named Second Team All-UMAC, while Kjenstad received Honorable Mention All-UMAC. Bitter played a key ...

Local Power Points winner announced

Nick Dewanz of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 128 points. Dewanz wins $10 in local chamber bucks as a result. The national winner of $1,000 was Jerod Barton, of Jasonville, IN, who had 136 total points. Look for ...

Graumann leads 5 MLC players with UMAC honors

NEW ULM — Five Martin Luther College men's soccer players earned awards or recognition from the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference on Tuesday. Joe Graumann was named the conference's Offensive Player of the Year, and was also named First Team All-UMAC. Gabriel Plocher and Aaron Swanson ...

Area atheletes honored by Valley Conference

Five area volleyball players were honored by the Valley Conference this year. Madelia senior Alayna DeLaCruz and Nicollet junior Jill Thompson were selected to the 2018 Valley All-Conference Second Team. Madelia seniors CaleyAnn Clobes and Faith Bergeman and Nicollet senior Jessi Johnson were ...

Tomahawk All-Conference Volleyball Team chosen for 2018

The 2018 Tomahawk All-Conference Volleyball Team was finalized on Tuesday, with Wabasso leading the way with six total players honored. For Wabasso, seniors Maddy Guetter, Jenna Frank, Amanda Hoffman and Megan Rothmeier were chosen to the team. Guetter was also named the conference’s ...

Athlete of the Week • Oct. 28-Nov. 3 • Josh Arndt, MLC

Josh Arndt Sr. WR, MLC • The senior receiver was impossible to cover as he caught touchdown passes of 30 and 63 yards in Saturday’s win against MacMurray. He was named the UMAC Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season. • Arndt caught four passes for 155 yards and ...

New Ulm Steel hit the road for the next 2 weekends

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel hit the road for two weekends and when they come back for games on November 23rd and 24th against Willmar and Breezy Point respectively, they will could either be holding on to the fourth spot in the West Division or further out of the playoff picture. The ...

Fournier’s buzzer beater lifts Magic over Cavs 102-100

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Evan Fournier hit a long jumper at the final horn and the Orlando Magic came back from a five-point deficit in the last 24 seconds to beat the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 102-100 on Monday night. Fournier took an inbounds pass with 1.8 seconds left after Nikola ...

A Saturday to remember at Martin Luther College

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College seniors Josh Arndt and Grant Freese were surrounded by fans on Saturday afternoon, receiving hugs and high fives from fans following a 40-6 crushing of MacMurray College in what was the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference title game. The win means the Knights ...

Buerkle, Feder compete at state cross-country meet

NORTHFIELD — Springfield/Cedar Mountain/Comfrey’s Mitchell Buerkle finished 38th overall at the Class A State Cross-Country meet on Saturday at St. Olaf College. Buerkle finished the competition in 16:53.7. Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin’s Geno Uhrbom took first place overall with a time ...