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Getting to know Kaden Larson

Kaden Larson, who also plays baseball for New Ulm, is currently third on the New Ulm boys hockey team in points with 49. He has 22 goals and 27 assists. Q: Who is your favorite hockey player? A: Kirill Kaprizov. Q: What’s your favorite way to score a goal? A: Probably sniping the goalie. ...

T-Birds get past Greyhounds again

NEW ULM — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop pulled off a 12-point comeback Tuesday night to come away with a 53-51 victory over New Ulm Cathedral in a Tomahawk Conference boys basketball game. GFW defeated Cathedral by a single point in their previous game one week prior, with the Thunderbirds ...

Area roundup: Hesse grabs 1,000th rebound, Sleepy Eye falls short to LCWM

GIRLS BASKETBALL LCWM 56, Sleepy Eye 54 LAKE CRYSTAL — Despite Sleepy Eye’s Kadence Hesse pulling down a game-high 20 rebounds and passing 1,000 rebounds for her career, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial spoiled the performance with a 56-54 win in a nonconference girls basketball game ...

New Ulm girls basketball team remains strong despite injuries

When the New Ulm Eagles girls basketball team lost senior standout Daviney Dreckman to a season-ending ACL injury in a 69-59 win over Mankato West on Jan. 27, Eagles head coach Julie Rogers said that the team made a decision. “They decided that they needed to get more rebounds and make up ...

Area roundup: Sleepy Eye clinches share of conference title

GIRLS BASKETBALL Sleepy Eye 74, GFW 49 SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 74-49 Monday in a Tomahawk Conference girls basketball game, clinching a share of the Tomahawk Conference Championship. Kadence Hesse had 27 points, 10 steals and six rebounds for the ...

Wilfahrt sets career scoring record for Cathedral

NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral snapped a six-game losing streak and Jevan Wilfahrt became the school’s all-time leading scorer as the Greyhounds downed Martin County West 82-70 Monday night in a nonconference boys basketball game. Wilfahrt netted 30 points with Isaac Miller ending with 17 as ...