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Cardinals hand Chargers loss in final home game

NEW ULM — Despite a 72-40 nonconference loss to Redwood Valley in Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s final home game of the season, Chargers girls basketball head coach Hailey Santos has a positive outlook for her team going into the future. “We had one win last season, and we’re up to three ...

Martinez drops career high in Sleepy Eye win over RCW

SLEEPY EYE — Marcus Martinez’s post scoring not only led him to a career-high 33 points on Monday night, it also helped lead Sleepy Eye to a season-high in points as the Indians pulled out an 84-69 win over Renville County West in a nonconference boys basketball game. Martinez, who has ...

Weekend roundup: NUA falls to Marshall in semifinals

PREP WRESTLING Marshall 48, NUA 15 NEW LONDON — Marshall took down New Ulm Area 48-15 Saturday in the Section 3AA wrestling semifinals Saturday at New London-Spicer High School. NUA Braydon Miller got a pin in 3:12 over Levi Kraft at 114 pounds, while Winsten Nienhaus took a 7-1 ...

MLC women close regular season with win

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women’s basketball team finished out its regular season with a 77-40 win over Northland College Saturday at MLC. MLC improved to 12-13 overall, a three-win improvement from last season and the most wins the team has had since the 2015-16 season, when the ...

Balge, Knights hold off Northland

NEW ULM — Langston Flowers’ final shot for Northland College fell short as Martin Luther College took home a 72-69 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball win Saturday at MLC. MLC’s Thomas Balge was able to hit two free throws in the bonus with 16.2 seconds to play to help ...

Groundbreakers and a basketball ‘bomb squad’

WABASSO — In 1974, Val Oftedahl was able to be part of Minnesota high school basketball history as the Tomahawk Conference had its first season of girls basketball. Oftedahl was just one of 10 coaches to be a part of that history as she coached the Wabasso girls team to a 6-3 conference ...