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MLC volleyball team picks up 2 UMAC victories

ASHLAND — The Martin Luther College volleyball team swept its UMAC triangular at Northland College on Saturdy with 3-0 win over Northland and North Central. MLC 3, Northland 0 The Knights opened the day with a 3-0 sweep of Northland by the scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-12. MLC finished ...

New Ulm Steel lose in shootout to Willmar

NEW ULM — For the second straight game, the New Ulm Steel lost a game in an extra session. Willmar’s Cameron Pries’ beat Steel goalie Ryan Beilenberg and lifted the Warhawks to a 4-3 win over New Ulm Saturday night at the New Ulm Civic Center. Kirk Coppock, a forward from Thunder ...

Southland rolls all over MVL Chargers

NEW ULM — When Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Carlos Ramirez broke loose for a 58-yard touchdown run with just over three minutes left in the third quarter, it pulled the Chargers to within 13-6 with an entire quarter yet to play. But Southland countered with a 63-yard, 12-play drive and ...

Marshall way too much for New Ulm

Story courtesy of Sam Thiel/Marshall Independent MARSHALL – The New Ulm football team kept up with the Marshall Tigers in the opening minutes of its Friday night game. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Tigers then found their footing and never looked back, as Marshall shut out New Ulm ...

Knights top Madelia in 9-man football

MADELIA — The Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s Knights tallied 495 rushing in its 42-16 victory over the Madelia Blackhawks in a 9-man South District, Central Subdistrict game Friday night. St. Mary’s (4-0) converted on a fourth down with seven yards to go from the Madelia (1-3) 17-yard line to ...

Eagles improve but lose 1-0 to Waseca in Big South girls’ soccer

NEW ULM — In their last meeting, the Waseca girls’ soccer team dominated New Ulm with a 7-0 rout. On Thursday, the Eagles looked like an improved team both offensively and defensively. In the end, Waseca got a goal in the first half and that was enough in a 1-0 Big South Conference ...

Steel open their home season on Saturday

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel open their 2017- 18 home season Saturday night at the New Ulm Civic Center when they host the Willmar Warhawks in a 7:10 p.m. puck drop. Also, beginning at 5 p.m. outside of the Civic Center and behind the main rink there is going to be a tailgate party with free ...

Chargers avenge early season loss

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran avenged its Sept. 5 loss to New Ulm Cathedral, with a 3-1 victory in Tomahawk Conference volleyball action on Thursday. The Chargers won 25-22, 18-25, 25-18, 25-23. Cathedral (9-3, 1-2 Tomahawk) had won the previous three matchups between the two ...

Raiders fall on Tuesday against MCW, 3-0

Late Tuesday Prep Volleyball MCW 3, Nicollet 0 TRIMONT –– Martin County West defeated Nicollet 25-19, 25-19, 25-22 on Tuesday in nonconference volleyball action. Lindsey Boerger led Nicollet (2-5) with 11 kills and two aces, while Jessi Johnson added 10 kills and 23 digs. Also for ...

MLC women blank North Central in UMAC soccer, 3-0

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women’s soccer team moved to 3-1-2 on the year overall and 2-0-1 in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference after a 3-0 defeat over North Central on Tuesday afternoon in UMAC action. The Knights had plenty of scoring chances during the game, with 22 ...

New Ulm girls get late goal to top Loyola

Prep soccer MANKATO — The New Ulm girls’ soccer team got a late goal from Jessica Moellenhoff and defeated Mankato Loyola 1-0 on Tuesday in Big South Conference action. Moellenhoff’s goal came at the 77th minute on an assist from Elle Cooper. The Eagles outshot the Crusaders 12-5 ...

Fairmont blasts New Ulm in Big South Volleyball

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Eagles volleyball team failed to get its first win on the season loosing to Fairmont 14-25, 25-21, 26-24, 25-18 in a Big South Conference battle Tuesday night. New Ulm (0-8) broke a 4-4 tie early in the first set to take the lead and open an 11-6 run. The Eagles kept ...

Fairmont edges New Ulm 2-0 in Big South Conference Girls’ Soccer

NEW ULM — One game after the New Ulm girls’ soccer team scored a season-high nine goals last Thursday, New Ulm struggled to find the back of the net on Monday. Fairmont swept the regular season series with New Ulm, defeating the Eagles 2-0 on Monday at New Ulm High School. The Eagles lost ...

Moser returns to New Ulm Steel’s NA3HL roster

NEW ULM — Last year, New Ulm Steel defenseman Alec Moser’s season lasted all of three games. In the Steel’s third game of the season, Moser tore his ACL in his left knee in a home game against the LaCrosse Freeze. Now, almost a year removed from his surgery, the Devils Lake, North ...

MLC Roundup: 2 MLC athletes honored by UMAC

NEW ULM — Martin Luther College sophomore Joseph Graumann was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Graumann scored once in a 3-1 win over Crown College on September 13, and then added two more goals (including the game-winner) in a 3-2 ...

New Ulm boys’ soccer blank Fairmont 3-0

Boys’ soccer New Ulm 3, Fairmont 0 FAIRMONT — New Ulm blanked Fairmont on Monday in a Big South Conference boys’ soccer game. Wyatt Huard had two goals for the Eagles. His first goal came with 19:54 left in the second half. Jack Howard earned an assist. Huard’s second goal was at ...