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Steel fall again over the weekend

NEW ULM — New Ulm Steel head coach Zach Stepan said that Friday night’s 5-3 loss to Alexandria at the New Ulm Civic Center was a loss that hurt. The Steel, who fell to 0-3 on the season, had a 3-1 lead early in the final period before the Blizzard scored four straight goals to steal ...

MVL football game time change

NEW ULM — Thursday’s Minnesota Valley Lutheran football game against Wabasso has been moved to 8:15 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. at Johnson Field.

Athlete of the Week

Luke Gieseke • New Ulm Cathedral • Gieseke had a big night offensively for the Greyhounds as he helped lead them to a 37-19 victory over Adrian-Ellsworth in the regular-season opener at Johnson Field on Friday. Gieseke finished the night with 115 yards rushing on 16 carries. He scored ...

COVID-19 case ends New Ulm’s girls’ soccer season

NEW ULM — Rather than settle the playoffs with a game on the field, the New Ulm girls’ soccer team saw their season come to a premature end on Sunday after it was discovered that one of the players had contacted COVID-19. The player was tested on Friday after a procedure and the Eagles ...

Faribault knocks out New Ulm in 2A playoffs

BOYS’ SOCCER Faribault 3, New Ulm 1 FARIBAULT — Faribault ended New Ulm’s season at 3-6-3 with a 3-1 victory over the Eagles in Section 2A playoff action on Monday. Isaac Blumhoefer scored New Ulm’s only goal with Leo Waloch assisting on the play. PREP VOLLEYBALL GFW 3, ...

Fischer takes first at Section 2A meet

MONTGOMERY — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s/Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Cathedral girls’ cross-country runner Clare Fischer took first overall at the Section 2A meet at Montgomery on Tuesday. Fischer won the event in 19:56.58 to lead the Knights, who finished 15th overall with a score of 373. GFW ...

Marshall routs New Ulm in season opener

NEW ULM — Marshall scored touchdowns on three of its first four possessions as the Tigers downed the New Ulm Eagles 49-16 Saturday at New Ulm High School. Tigers’ quarterback Brevin Ruina threw three touchdown passes to wide receiver Bryce Lance of 36, 20 and 57 yards and also fired an ...

Cathedral completes comeback against MVL

NEW ULM — Down two sets, the New Ulm Cathedral volleyball team wasn’t quite ready to throw in the towel. So the Greyhounds put together a rally and completed the comeback, downing Minnesota Valley Lutheran 25-27, 21-25, 25-22, 25-18, 15-8 in a Tomahawk Conference match at MVL on ...

Marshall routs New Ulm in season opener

NEW ULM — Marshall scored touchdowns on three of its first four possessions as the Tigers downed the New Ulm Eagles 49-16 Saturday at New Ulm High School. Tigers’ quarterback Brevin Ruina threw three touchdown passes to wide receiver Bryce Lance of 36, 20 and 57 yards and also fired an ...

Cathedral completes comeback against MVL

NEW ULM — Down two sets, the New Ulm Cathedral volleyball team wasn’t quite ready to throw in the towel. So the Greyhounds put together a rally and completed the comeback, downing Minnesota Valley Lutheran 25-27, 21-25, 25-22, 25-18, 15-8 in a Tomahawk Conference match at MVL on ...

HBC shuts out St. Mary’s

SLEEPY EYE — Hills-Beaver Creek shut out Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 36-0 on Friday in a 9-man South District football contest. Tyson Bork broke around the left side of the field and he ran 47-yards for HBC’s score with 6:22 left in the first quarter. Gavin Wysong went up the middle for the ...

Cathedral blows past Adrian 37-19

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral forced two Adrian turnovers on consecutive kick-offs and turned them into touchdowns and senior running back Luke Gieseke scored on scoring runs of 20 and 27 yards as the Greyhounds opened with a 37-19 win over the Dragons Friday night in a Southwest District ...

Prep football: Wabasso blanks Springfield, Nicollet rolls over A-C

Wabasso 31, Springfield 0 WABASSO — Wabasso defeated Springfield in a Southwest District football game on Friday. Carter Benz threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and he also rushed for another to lead the Rabbits. He threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Will Carlson and a 5-yard ...

Worthington blanks NU boys, NU girls shut out Worthington

Worthington 5, New Ulm boys 0 NEW ULM — Worthington blanked New Ulm in the regular-season finale at New Ulm High School on Friday night. New Ulm’s Ethan Lieb had 14 saves for the Eagles. New Ulm girls 1, Worthington 0 WORTHINGTON — New Ulm defeated Worthington in a Big South ...

Guidelines set up for attending football games

NEW ULM — Those who are planning on watching high school football in New Ulm this Friday or Saturday are going to be limited for seating and — in one case — may not be able to see the game in person at all. And if you are able to attend, you are going to have to abide by some ...

Prep football scores

Friday's Scores By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Aitkin 38, Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 0 Albany 35, Zimmerman 6 Alexandria 49, St. Francis 14 Andover 17, Bemidji 7 Annandale 21, Princeton 12 Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 34, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 0 BOLD 35, Benson 20 Becker 20, ...

Steel look to rebound after 2 losses

NEW ULM — New Ulm Steel head coach Zach Stepan said Monday that he knows that his team has some things to clean up following weekend losses to Willmar, 4-1 on Friday and 5-3 to Alexandria on Saturday at the New Ulm Civic Center. “But I like the potential we have in the locker room,” ...

MVL sees big improvement for 2020

NEW ULM — Bringing back experience from last season and a good off-season program that most of the Minnesota Valley Lutheran players took part in, Chargers’ head coach Jim Buboltz sees a big improvement in last year’s 2-7 record. “W e feel that we have a lot of nice positions coming ...

Chargers look to once again be strong

NEW ULM — Despite graduating a lot of senior leadership from last year’s 24-5 team, the Minnesota Valley Lutheran volleyball team should once again be a force in the Tomahawk Conference. The team graduated Mara Weisensel, Emma Nelson, Maddie Pearson and Haley Herfendal, but there will ...

S/CM girls, boys win MVL meet

NEW ULM — With no state meet this season for cross-country, Springfield/Cedar Mountain girls’ cross-country runner Lily McCone is preparing for her last meet next week at the Section 3A meet in Luverne. The Tigers runner tuned up for the meet on Thursday at Minnesota Valley Lutheran ...