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Week 2 Power Points Pro Football winners announced

Larame Postel of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest with 87 points. Postel wins $10 in local chamber bucks. The national winner of $1,000 was Kasey Horvath, of Lebanon, PA, who tallied 110 of the possible 136 points. Look ...

Marz has a memorable debut for Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tyler Marz knew that even as a member of the Tennessee Titans’ practice squad for three years, it’s always best to prepare as if he were starting for the Titans. On Saturday, Marz was promoted from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. And with the Titans’ ...

MLC earns a tie with Morris

NEW ULM — Almost. That’s the word that best describes Martin Luther College’s near victory against Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rival University of Minnesota-Morris on Tuesday. Instead the Knights settled for a 2-2 tie. Up 2-1 with less than 3 minutes left, UM-Morris’ Gabe ...

Kalis powers New Ulm past Trojans

NEW ULM — New Ulm’s defense and high-octane attack led to a 6-0 shutout win over Worthington on Tuesday night in a Big South Conference girls’ soccer match. A five-goal night by sophomore Paige Kalis didn’t hurt the Eagles either. Kalis’ five goals all came in the first half of ...

UM-Morris slips past MLC in women’s soccer

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women's soccer team fell to University of Minnesota-Morris by the score of 2-1 on Tuesday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference action. The two teams remained scoreless until the Cougars finally opened the scoring with a long distance goal in the 43rd ...

Tigers win 4-set match against Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield defeated Sleepy Eye St. Mary's 25-20, 25-23, 12-25, 26-24 in a nonconference volleyball game on Tuesday.. Kills from the Tigers came in key times during the match with Sydney Hauger and Kora Wahl dropping the final two points of the fourth set with kills to ...

Cardinals blank Eagles

NEW ULM — In what was a frustrating and physical game for New Ulm, Fairmont defeated New Ulm 1-0 in a Big South Conference girls’ soccer battle at New Ulm High School. It was the second time the Cardinals defeated the Eagles this year. Fairmont defeated New Ulm 3-2 on August ...

MVL defeats LCWM

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran is off to an improved start this year after beginning its volleyball season 4-6 last year, moving to 7-3 overall after a 3-1 nonconference victory over Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial on Monday night. The Chargers won 25-19, 18-25, 25-18, 25-14. A ...

Power Points football contest

The Journal, along with dozens of other newspapers around the country, will carry this year’s POWER POINTS Football Contest, a weekly reader game featuring a national grand prize of up to $1,000 weekly. In addition, The Journal will provide a local prize of $10 chamber bucks to the local ...

Athlete of the Week • Sept. 9-15 • Elliott Schoo, New Ulm Cathedral

Elliott Schoo Senior RB, New Ulm Cathedral Son of Ron and Barb Schoo • 25 carries for 244 yards rushing • Three rushing touchdowns • Helped the Greyhounds amass more than 400 yards rushing in the game. Schoo made his first start in the backfield and helped the Greyhounds earn ...

Madelia falls to MLA/C in volleyball

MLA/C 3, Madelia 1 MADELIA — Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey defeated Madelia 25-17, 25-15, 15-25, 25-23 on Monday in a nonconference volleyball game. Madelia was led by Alayna DeLaCruz who had 12 kills, four digs and one block, Faith Bergeman who had six kills, 12 digs, one block and 40 set ...

Column: Munsen-Kettner excel despite loss; Greyhounds capture first win

If you were at the Minnesota Valley Lutheran football game Friday night against St. Clair-Mankato Loyola, you saw one of the better performances by an MVL quarterback-wide receiver tandem. Quarterback Matt Munsen, who had thrown a 20-yard scoring pass to Jake Kettner in the first quarter, ...

MLC men open UMAC play with win over Eagles

NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College men's soccer team opened the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference season with a 5-1 win over University of Northwestern-St. Paul. The Eagles took a 1-0 lead in the 14th minute off a deflection in front of the net, but the Knights (2-3, 1-0) flipped the ...

Titans promote Marz to 53-man roster

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –– Offensive tackle Tyler Marz was promoted to the Tennesee Titans’ 53-man roster from the team’s practice squad on Saturday. The former Springfield Tiger and University of Wisconsin graduate was originally signed by the Titans as a rookie free agent following the ...

Knights dominate at home

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College Knights’ volleyball team knew that after a rough start to the season, it had to come out of Saturday’s Upper Midwest Athletic Conference triangular with Crown College and the College of St. Scholastica with something other than a loss. MLC (2-9, 2-0) ...

New Ulm goes 3-1 in JCC tourney; Wabasso finishes 4-1at Wabasso Invitational

JACKSON –– New Ulm went 3-1 on the day in the JCC volleyball tournament, beating Montevideo, Westbrook-Walnut Grove and Triton, while losing to Jackson County Central. Izzy Wolkow had 52 set assists on the day and was 43 of 51 serving with five aces and 13 digs. Ashlyn Donner added 18 ...

MLC women’s soccer team tops BLC

MANKATO –– The Martin Luther College women's soccer team earned its first win of the season by the score of 3-1 at Bethany Lutheran on Saturday night. Abby Enstad scored her first collegiate goal of her career off a pass from Morgan Hill to give the Knights (1-4, 1-1) a 1-0 lead in the ...

MVL cross-country girls finish 2nd, boys 3rd in Mapleton on Thursday

MAPLETON — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams ran at Daly Park in a meet hosted by Maple River on Thursday, where the girls’ team took second and the boys took third out of nine teams. Abby Nelson finished fourth out of 41 runners for the MVL girls ...