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New Ulm Steel hit the road this week

NEW ULM — Four road games in five days. That is what faces the New Ulm Steel hockey team this week as they face their longest road trip of the season. The stretch begins Wednesday night with 140-mile bus ride for a game in Alexandria. The Steel, 16-11-2-1, are in third place in the ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • Jan 12-18

Ja’Sean Glover So., Madelia, G • Glover set a Madelia boys’ basketball record on Tuesday when he scored 47 points in a 102-59 victory against Alden-Conger. The 47 points eclipsed the previous record of 42 points held by Kendall Peterson and Paul Olson. Glover also had nine rebounds, ...

Big run lifts MLC men past Northland

Information courtesy of MLC Athletics Men’s basketball MLC 70, Northland 58 ASHLAND, Wis. — The Martin Luther College men’s basketball team went on a 17-0 run early in the second half and never looked back on the way to a 70-58 win at Northland College on Sunday in Upper Midwest ...

MVL girls rout Cleveland, Tigers top BLHS

Girls’ basketball MVL 66, Cleveland 32 NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran raced to a 43-14 halftime lead and defeated Cleveland in a nonconference girls’ basketball game on Monday. Abbie Riederer led the Chargers with 16 points, eight steals and two blocks. Emma Nelson had 11 ...

Waconia runs past New Ulm girls

NEW ULM — Despite New Ulm’s early efforts to upset Waconia on Monday night at New Ulm High School, the No. 8-ranked Wildcats were still too much for the Eagles to handle as the Wildcats cruised to a 90-69 win in nonconference girls’ basketball action. Despite the loss, New Ulm (5-9) ...

MVL squads seeing success at midway point of Tomahawk season

This Tomahawk Conference basketball season has had its share of fun games and upsets so far, with some new teams stepping up in front as conference leaders. For both the boys’ and girls’ teams, it is still anyone’s conference midway through the regular season. While Minnesota Valley ...

Three-goal third lifts Steel past Mustangs

NEW ULM — Keegan Bauman’s first goal of the game tied the score with Peoria at 2-2 in the third period. His second goal –– and 13th of the season –– sealed a comeback win as the New Ulm Steel downed the Mustangs 4-2 Saturday night in an NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic ...

Column: MVL squads seeing success at midway point of Tomahawk season

This Tomahawk Conference basketball season has had its share of fun games and upsets so far, with some new teams stepping up in front as conference leaders. For both the boys’ and girls’ teams, it is still anyone’s conference midway through the regular season. While Minnesota Valley ...

Three-goal third lifts Steel past Mustangs

NEW ULM — Keegan Bauman’s first goal of the game tied the score with Peoria at 2-2 in the third period. His second goal –– and 13th of the season –– sealed a comeback win as the New Ulm Steel downed the Mustangs 4-2 Saturday night in an NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic ...

Early deadline on Friday night

Because of an early deadline due to weather, most of the NBA and NHL games were not complete by the time this edition went to press.

MLC women pick up first victory of the season

Women’s basketball ST. BONIFACIUS — The Martin Luther College women’s basketball team broke into the win column with a 63-55 victory at Crown College on Wednesday. The game was ugly to start for the Knights as the Storm built a 17-6 lead after one quarter, but MLC opened the second ...

Wolves, Hawks swap guards Teague, Crabbe on expiring deals

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves traded 11th-year veteran point guard Jeff Teague to his original team Thursday in a three-player swap of backups with the Atlanta Hawks, who sent shooting guard Allen Crabbe in return. The Timberwolves also dealt shooting guard Treveon Graham, ...

Cathedral boys defeat JWP

NEW ULM — While Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton was able to slow things down against New Ulm Cathedral early on Thursday night, the Greyhounds stayed strong on defense and pushed the pace more in the second half on the way to a 59-40 win in nonconference boys’ basketball action. James ...

Saints stop New Ulm

NEW ULM — For the first 18 minutes of the St.Peter-New Ulm boy’s basketball game Thursday night, it looked like the Saints were going to run the Eagles out of their own gym. But in the second half, it was the Saints who were reeling. St. Peter jumped to a 34-13 half-time lead only to ...

Riederer leads MVL by Wabasso

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Wabasso 78-50 on Thursday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. “We had a pretty good stretch of defense in the first half,” MVL head coach Rollin Timm said. “We surprised them and we did well offensively.” The Chargers ...

John Busch had an impact on Jamie Hoffmann

NEW ULM — One of the many hockey players that John Busch, who was presented the Tom Macho Award on Saturday, coached, worked with and influenced in his 20 years in hockey was former New Ulmite Jamie Hoffmann. Hoffmann, who signed a National Letter of Intent to play D-I college hockey at ...

Glover’s 47 leads Madelia by A-C

MADELIA — Whatever Ja’Sean Glover wanted to do on Tuesday night against Alden-Conger, the sophomore was able to make it work to his advantage. Glover went off for a school-record 47 points and pulled down nine rebounds as Madelia defeated Alden-Conger 102-59 in a Valley Conference boys’ ...

Chargers down Cougars

NEW ULM — Cold shooting by Cedar Mountain in the second half and a more intense defense by Minnesota Valley Lutheran led to a 74-48 MVL win Tuesday night in a Tomahawk Conference game. Dunwa Omot paced the Chargers (12-1, 6-1) with a game-high 22 points. Jace Marotz added 17, Mason Cox had ...