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Fast start lifts New Ulm

NEW ULM — After scoring eight runs in the first two innings, it looked like New Ulm was on pace for another quick five-inning game after a 13-0 game last Friday against the Marshall. The Eagles scored five runs in the first inning and three more in the second and came away with an 8-4 win ...

Walks doom Indians in loss

NEW ULM — With Sleepy Eye without its top two pitchers Matthew Sellner and Jacob Berg because of pitching on Friday, Sleepy Eye head coach Aaron Nesvold was forced to find some pitching depth Monday afternoon in their Tomahawk Conference meeting with Minnesota Valley Lutheran at Johnson ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • May 5-11, 2019

Ashlyn Donner Sr. New Ulm High School Daughter of Brent and Denise Donner • Donner allowed one earned run in three games pitched last week. On Friday, Donner hurled a no-hitter against Big South Conference rival Marshall in a 15-0 win. She finished that contest with eight strikeouts. ...

Lothert and Kretsch win Tomahawk golf titles

FAIRFAX — Springfield’s Mackenzie Lothert needed a strong finish and a little help from her opponents on Monday in hopes of bringing home her first individual conference championship at Mayflower Country Club. She had the strong finish, and she got the help she needed. After the third ...

Brewers edge Sleepy Eye 3-2

SLEEPY EYE — Brody Peterson’s sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning scored Jon Ahern from third and broke a 2-2 tie as the New Ulm Brewers edged Sleepy Eye 3-2 Sunday afternoon in Tomahawk East League play. Chris Cariveau went for the win in relief for New Ulm, now 1-1 in the ...

Prep roundup: Sleepy Eye shuts down MVL, New Ulm baseball falls to Marshall

Prep softball Sleepy Eye 7, MVL 6 SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 7-6 on Monday in a Tomahawk Conference softball game. The winning pitcher was Sleepy Eye’s Kathryn Schroepfer, who had five strikeouts and allowed one walk and 12 hits. Stephanie Dalueg took ...

Eagles tame Tigers

NEW ULM — Braden Zimmerman allowed a trio of first-inning runs to Marshall, but New Ulm came back with four runs in the bottom of the inning and kept on rolling as the Eagles picked up a solid Big South Conference win as they downed Marshall 9-3 Saturday evening at Johnson Park. After the ...

Eagles come up short to Mankato West

NEW ULM — Mankato West pushed across three runs in the top of the first inning after two were out and two Scarlet pitchers made those three runs stand up as West edged New Ulm 3-2 Friday afternoon at Johnson Park in a nonconference game. Alexander Dittbenner got the win for West (9-6). He ...

Pautzke, Greyhounds sweep Sleepy Eye

NEW ULM — The first game of Friday’s Tomahawk Conference softball doubleheader between New Ulm Cathedral and Sleepy Eye featured a pitchers’ duel between Cathedral’s Josie Pautzke and Sleepy Eye’s Kathryn Schroepfer. While Pautzke won that battle with a narrow 2-0 win for the ...

Brewers dominate Blue Earth

NEW ULM –– The New Ulm Brewers picked up a 9-0 win over Blue Earth in their home opener at Johnson Park on Friday night in amateur baseball action. Mitch Kelly got the win for the Brewers, striking out 15 in seven innings of one-hit ball. Wade French, Brady Ranweiler, Kelly and ...

Eagles battle back to earn split with Waseca

NEW ULM — The New Ulm baseball team jumped out to a 6-0 lead against Waseca, a team that entered Thursday’s play without a win on the season. But after scoring those six runs in the first inning, the Bluejays didn’t go away. Waseca rallied and eventually got the game-winning hit in ...

MVL picks up Tomahawk sweep

NEW ULM — Teddy Giefer’s bases-loaded double in the top of the seventh inning sparked a six-run outburst as Minnesota Valley Lutheran downed Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 10-1 in the second game of a Tomahawk Conference doubleheader Thursday afternoon at Johnson Park. It also gave the ...

New Ulm makes quick work of Waseca in 2

NEW ULM — New Ulm, the No. 10-ranked team in Class AAA, made short work of Waseca in a Big South Conference softball doubleheader on Thursday, downing the Bluejays 12-0 in a five-inning Game 1 and 15-3 in a five-inning Game 2 at New Ulm High School. Ashlyn Donner picked up the win in ...

Prep roundup: Tigers clinch Tomahawk title with sweep of BLHS

Prep Baseball Springfield 3, BLHS 1 Springfield 9, BLHS 0 HECTOR — Springfield swept Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference baseball doubleheader and clinched the Tomahawk Conference title with the sweep. In Game 1, Nolan Hovland was the winning pitcher, ...

5 MLC men earn All-UMAC honors in track and field

Information courtesy of MLC Athletics NEW ULM — Martin Luther College men's track and field student-athletes Benjamin Bitter, Caleb Foelske, Jacob Melso, Micah Otto and Joshua Wordell were each named All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference on Wednesday following their performances at last ...

Donner delivers again for New Ulm in win over Trojans

NEW ULM — Ashlyn Donner continued to assert herself as one of the area’s top pitchers and the New Ulm bats’ came to life in the fifth inning, lifting the Eagles to a 7-1 win over Worthington at New Ulm High School in Big South Conference softball action on Tuesday. Donner struck out ...

Pautzke powers CHS past rival St. Mary’s

NEW ULM — With a fairly young team this year, it took a while for the New Ulm Cathedral softball team to get comfortable playing together at the varsity level. But after a big weekend this past Saturday that included a championship at the Windom tournament, the Greyhounds seem to be doing ...

Late single lifts Chargers

NEW ULM — Samantha Dalueg’s single to right field scored Lauren Paulsen from second base in the bottom of the seventh inning for the game-winning run as Minnesota Valley Lutheran nipped Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 6-5 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference softball contest. “We came ...