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MLC men, women fall to Northwestern-St. Paul on Saturday

Information courtesy of MLC Athletics Men’s basketball UNW 79, MLC 73 NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College men's basketball team was unable to pull off the upset of Northwestern-St. Paul in a hard fought 79-73 defeat on Saturday. The Knights battled UNW to a 31-31 tie at the ...

Steel, Cohen blank Chill 5-0

NEW ULM — After losing 5-1 Friday night to Coulee Region, the New Ulm Steel got some payback. Jack Parks scored two goals and A.J. Cohen stopped all 25 Coulee shots as the Steel blanked the Chill 5-0 Saturday night in an NA3HL game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Stanislav Danaev, Jacob ...

Minnesota Basketball News names 7 area athletes to Top 50 lists

Four area boys’ basketball players and three area girls’ basketball players were recently named by Minnesota Basketball News as Top 50 players for the 2019-2020 season. Making the Class A Top 50 list for the boys was New Ulm Cathedral’s Jon Zinniel, Springfield’s Decker Scheffler and ...

GFW earns 1st victory of season by downing Cathedral

By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop earned its first victory of the season with a 59-22 win over New Ulm Cathedral on Friday in Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball action. It was the third consecutive loss for Cathedral. Things looked promising ...

Turnovers doom Eagles in 83-50 loss to Tigers

NEW ULM — Marshall forced 20 New Ulm turnovers and directly or indirectly scored 24 points off of them as the Tigers ran by the Eagles 83-50 Friday night in a Big South Conference boys’ basketball game at New Ulm High School. Josh Baker paced the Tigers (1-0) with 15 points. Noah Peutz ...

Naidow keeps Steel at bay as Coulee Region breezes to 5-1 win

LA CROSSE, Wis. — The Coulee Region Chill breezed past the New Ulm Steel 5-1 on Friday night in NA3HL action at the Green Island Ice Arena. After a scoreless first period, Jacob Best put the Chill on the board 6:50 into the second period on an assist from Marco Escobar. The Chill went up ...

Area Roundup: MVL boys down BLHS, Cathedral boys hold off GFW

Boys’ basketball MVL 82, BLHS 64 NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 82-64 on Friday in a Tomahawk conference boys’ basketball game. MVL was led by Dunwa Omot, who had 25 points, five steals and five rebounds. Also for MVL, Mason Cox had 22 ...

New Ulm blanks Marshall

NEW ULM — Maddi O’Connor scored two goals and added an assist and Ava Brennan recorded her third shutout of the season as the New Ulm Eagles girl’s hockey team blanked Marshall 5-0 Thursday night in a Big South Conference game at the New Ulm Civic Center. Brooke Arneson, Alexa Steffl ...

Cathedral rally falls short

By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Cleveland earned its first win of the season when it defeated New Ulm Cathedral 50-40 on Thursday in a nonconference girls’ basketball contest. It could be called the “tale of two halves” because the game began as a blowout early, ...

New Ulm Area finishes 2-1 at home-opening quad

NEW ULM — New Ulm Area wrestling junior Cole Ranweiler and senior Colby Wenninger both went 3-0 on Thursday, leading the Eagles to a 2-1 finish in their home-opening quadrangular at New Ulm High School on Thursday. Ranweiler went 3-0 this past Tuesday in quadrangular action at St. Clair, ...

Vikings open UMAC season with win over MLC

NEW ULM — Having less than a full week of practices with its full team intact, the Martin Luther College men’s basketball team looked a little out of sync at times on Tuesday night. The Knights, who trailed by 7 points at halftime, scored the first basket of the second half and trailed ...

Steel set to play games in Mankato

NEW ULM — This Saturday, the New Ulm Steel will host Coulee Region in an NA3HL game at 7:10 at the New Ulm Civic Center. For fans of the Steel, this game will be the last time you can see the Steel play at home until December 27 and 28 when they host Alexandria and Granite City. The ...

New Ulm wrestling team goes 2-1 on Tuesday

ST. CLAIR — The New Ulm wrestling team went 2-1 at the St. Clair quadrangular on Tuesday. New Ulm defeated St. Clair/Mankato Loyola 42-29 and Mankato East 33-30 and lost to Maple River 39-30. Results from the match against Mankato East were not available. New Ulm hosts a quadrangular on ...

Bethany tops MLC women

NEW ULM — Bethany Lutheran College raced to a 22-6 lead after the first quarter and 54-19 halftime lead and defeated Martin Luther College 90-57 in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball on Wednesday. Emily Witkowski led the Knights with 10 points and Kassandra Rose had 9 ...

Prep roundup: Windschitl hits 1,000 career points for St. Mary’s

Girls’ basketball St. Mary’s 58, Springfield 51 SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Sydney Windschitl scored her 1,000th career point as St. Marys defeated Springfield 58-51 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. Windschitl led the team with 22 points, ...

Eagles soar past Worthington 6-2

NEW ULM — For two periods, the New Ulm Eagles boys’ hockey team dominated Worthington taking a 5-0 lead and out-shooting the Trojans 37-11 in that span. Those two periods enabled the Eagles to survive a less-than-stellar third period that saw Worthington outscore New Ulm 2-1 in the ...

Chargers roll to big win over Rabbits

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s points in transition on Tuesday night was more than enough to run away with a 78-46 win over Wabasso in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball action at Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School. The Chargers (1-0, 1-0) had 17 steals and 25 points off ...

Redwood Valley stops New Ulm

NEW ULM — Redwood Valley defeated New Ulm 81-66 on Tuesday in a Big South Conference boys’ basketball contest. It was the season opener for both teams. “I thought we took a hard punch in the first half, New Ulm head coach Matt Dennis said. “I credit the guys for not taking one in ...