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Coppock’s journey to New Ulm Steel rewarding

NEW ULM — One of the bright spots early this season for the New Ulm Steel has been forward Kirk Coppock. In New Ulm’s first three games, Coppock, from Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, has scored five of the Steel’s 12 goals this season for a 1.67 points per game average. The game of hockey ...

Rabbits top Knights, take over 1st place in Tomahawk

SLEEPY EYE — In what was a battle between two unbeaten teams in Tomahawk Conference play, Wabasso was too much for Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s to handle on Tuesday night. The Rabbits (19-4, 5-0) swept the Knights (13-3, 4-1) 25-21, 25-16, 25-14. Rabbits coach Barb Johnson said that ...

GFW wins in 5 sets

NEW ULM — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop downed New Ulm Cathedral 20-25, 25-23, 25-21, 13-25, 15-13 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball battle. In the fifth and deciding set, the Thunderbirds were able to go on a 3-0 run for a 9-4 lead. The Greyhounds took a timeout which helped ...

MLC sweeps North Central in volleyball

MINNEAPOLIS — The Martin Luther College volleyball team swept North Central 3-0 in a Upper Midwest Athletic Conference match Tuesday by the scores of 25-22, 25-16, 25-20. The Knights were in control throughout the match, winning a back-and-forth first and set before cruising to wins in the ...

Ries on the move to Canada to play hockey

NEW ULM — While high school hockey practice for girls does not start until October 30 here in Minnesota, Karlie Ries has already started her hockey season. But not for her senior season as a goalie for the New Ulm High School Eagles. Ries, a Sleepy Eye native, will be playing this ...

MLC homecoming this weekend

NEW ULM — This coming weekend, Martin Luther College will celebrate its homecoming. The football team will host Minnesota-Morris at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Madelia tops MVL in 4

NEW ULM — Madelia moved to .500 on the year after a 3-1 nonconference win over Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Monday. The Blackhawks (10-10) beat the Chargers (7-7) 29-27, 12-25, 25-22, 25-14. Madelia took a 3-0 win in its previous matchup against MVL last year in Madelia on Oct. ...

Blizzard slide by Steel 5-4 in OT

NEW ULM - Alexandria’s Zink Marco’s goal six seconds into overtime lifted the Alexandria Blizzard to a 5-4 win over the New Ulm Steel Saturday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in a HA3HL game. It was the third straight loss by the Steel in an extra session this season. Bayler Kraus, ...

Knights fall to Saints in UMAC action

NEW ULM — Despite a balanced attack from Martin Luther College, St. Scholastica picked up a 3-2 win over the Knights on Saturday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball action. The Saints (7-13, 5-4) defeated the Knights (11-9, 6-3) 30-28, 23-25, 25-22, 19-25, 15-10. The Knights had ...

Eagles’ defense the key in win over Saints

NEW ULM –– Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant said when he was coaching that offense sells tickets and defense wins games. Friday night, the New Um Eagles’ defense essentially earned the teams third win of the season. The last time the Eagles football game won that many games ...

Wabasso stomps Sleepy Eye 69-13

Prep Football Wabasso 69, Sleepy Eye 13 Wabasso –– The Rabbits continued to roll on Saturday, picking up a dominant 69-13 Southwest District, East Subdistrict win over the Indians. Cooper Taylor had 97 yards rushing for the Rabbits (5-0, 3-0) and four touchdowns, while Kyle ...

Knights fall 54-6 to high-powered Blue Jays

College football Westminster 54, MLC 6 FULTON, MO. –– The Martin Luther College football team was unable to slow down the high-powered Blue Jays of Westminster College in a 54-6 defeat on Saturday. Ian Paulsen entered the game at quarterback early in the first half and finished ...

Turnovers hurt as MVL falls to USC

NEW ULM — Heading into Friday’s Mid-Southeast District, West Subdistrict game against United South Central, Minnesota Valley Lutheran knew that it had a tough task ahead. The Rebels were dominant on the defensive side of the ball, forcing four Charger turnovers as the Rebels won 25-8 at ...

St. Mary’s remains unbeaten with 48-0 win

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s remained unbeaten after a dominant 48-0 victory over West Lutheran in 9-man South District, Central Subdistrict football action on Friday. The Knights (5-0, 4-0 SDCS) finished the game with 473 total yards on offense, 404 in the first half alone, and ...

Eagles roll past Saints

NEW ULM — New Ulm’s Taylor Savoy intercepted two Wyatt Olson passes and returned one for a touchdown as the New Ulm Eagles came away with a 36-27 win over St.Peter Friday night in a South Central District, Red Subdistrict game at New Ulm High School. Savoy’s first pick of the game ...

CM/C outlasts Cathedral in 5 sets

MORGAN — Cedar Mountain/Comfrey continued to roll after picking up its sixth win in a row on Thursday. CM/C defeated New Ulm Cathedral in five sets of Tomahawk Conference volleyball, 23-25, 25-23, 25-10, 25-27, 15-6. The Cougars (10-2, 4-1 Tomahawk) and Greyhounds (11-8, 2-4) each had ...

Eagles lose in overtime to Saints

NEW ULM — In a game in which the New Ulm boys’ soccer team controlled and led most of the way, St. Peter scored a late goal to force overtime and got the eventual game-winner in the first overtime session as St. Peter defeated New Ulm 3-2 in Big South Conference boys’ soccer at New Ulm ...