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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 ...

Knights defense key in 42-20 victory

NEW ULM— The Martin Luther College defense came out strong against the high-scoring offense of Iowa Wesleyan University as MLC picked up a 42-20 win in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference game on Saturday. The Knights (2-1) offensively scored on their first five possessions of the game ...

Eagles football turning the corner

NEW ULM –– Friday night, the New Ulm Eagles football team did something that they had not done since the 2009 season. They won two straight games as they topped Tri-City United 36-34. “Hunter (Ranweiler) threw a great ball,” said Eagles wide receiver Connor Foley, who set a ...

Grev reaches 1,000 kills for Knights

DULUTH, Minn. –– Martin Luther College senior volleyball player Kira Grev became the fifth player in program history to record 1,000 career kills in Saturday's game against Crown College. Grev entered Saturday's UMAC triangular at St. Scholastica with 987 career kills. She recorded 12 ...

Wabasso takes first at Wabasso Invitational

Wabasso WABASSO –– Wabasso took care of things in its own Wabasso Invitational on Saturday, taking home the championship. Wabasso (12-2) defeated Redwood Valley 25-18, 25-17. The Rabbits also defeated Southwest MN Christian 25-15, 25-14. They split with MACCRAY 25-19, 18-25 and ...

Late field goal lifts LQPV

NEW ULM — In a game decided by a late field goal, it was early turnovers that proved to hurt New Ulm Cathedral most. Lac qui Parle Valley’s Isaac Gerdes kicked a 29-yard field goal with 37 seconds left to give his team a 37-35 victory against New Ulm Cathedral in Southwest District, East ...

New Ulm wins its 2nd straight

NEW ULM — Hunter Ranweiler ran for three touchdowns and Connor Foley intercepted a tipped Peyton Collins pass as the New Um Eagles won their second straight game with a 34-26 win over Tri-City United Friday night at New Ulm High School. Ranweiler ran for touchdowns of 8, 15 and 5 yards and ...

Knights crush Crusaders

SLEEPY EYE –– Sleepy Eye St. Mary's stays undefeated as it defeated Mankato Loyola 66-26 in 9-man South District, Central Subdistrict play on Friday night. St. Mary's won the coin toss and deferred to the second half giving Loyola the ball to open the game. Loyola scored on its first ...

McBroom sweeps up Thunderbirds 48-27

WINTHROP — Waterville-Elysian-Morristown’s Grant McBroom threw five touchdown passes to lead WEM past Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 48-27 on Friday in a South Central District, Blue Subdistrict football contest. McBroom went 11 for 17 for 222 yards. Grant McBroom threw a 17-yard touchdown ...

Springfield pulls off win against Adrian

Springfield 31, Adrian 21 ADRIAN — Springfield used a balanced attack offensively to defeat Adrian in Southwest District, East Subdistrict football action on Friday. Decker Scheffler threw for 96 yards and ran for 71 yards for the Tigers. Devin Johnson had a rushing and a receiving ...

New Ulm girls earn first soccer victory with 9-0 rout of Worthington

NEW ULM — It was exactly the game the New Ulm girls’ soccer team needed. Entering Thursday’s play, New Ulm was still seeking its first win of the year and with another winless team coming to town, New Ulm took advantage and defeated Worthington 9-0 in Big South Conference action at ...

Wabasso sweeps MVL in Tomahawk Conference volleyball

NEW ULM — The hard-hitting team of Wabasso continued to stay strong as it defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 25-7, 25-13, 25-16 in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match on Thursday. Wabasso (9-1) began its dominance, opening up an early 9-3 lead before MVL’s Grace Peterson dropped a ...

Chargers still seeking first win this season

NEW ULM — Local football fans hope to see three things happen this Friday in the second week of the high school football season. Fans of Minnesota Valley Lutheran are looking for the Chargers to earn their first win of the season on the road against St. Clair. New Ulm Cathedral fans ...