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New Ulm summer baseball teams seek coaches

NEW ULM — The rising temperatures this winter may not mean baseball season is here quite yet, but summer teams are ready to get rolling. However, those teams will need coaches to step up to the plate. If interested in making an impact and coaching New Ulm Legion Gold, junior legion or VFW ...

Area roundup: GFW girls take down Cedar Mountain in OT

GIRLS BASKETBALL GFW 70, Cedar Mountain 63 (OT) MORGAN — Behind five players in double figures, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop defeated Cedar Mountain 70-63 in overtime Friday night in a Tomahawk Conference girls basketball game. GFW was led by Halle Bleick’s 16 points, while Trinity Stearns ...

Indians hold off comeback from Knights

SLEEPY EYE — Exactly one year ago, Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s went up late in a girls basketball game against Sleepy Eye on Jan. 26, 2023, holding on for a 54-51 win. This year, however, Sleepy Eye overcame a late push by the Knights, winning 70-61 in a Tomahawk Conference girls basketball game ...

Chargers, Tigers sit atop talent-crowded Tomahawk Conference

For the Minnesota Valley Lutheran Chargers and the Springfield Tigers, two teams sitting atop the Tomahawk Conference boys basketball standings, the start and middle of their seasons couldn’t be any more different. While the Chargers started their season off 6-0 before an 86-67 tournament ...

‘THE GAME WASN’T DONE’

Story by Jake McNeill Marshall Independent Sports Editor MARSHALL — After falling shy with a shorthanded roster in the teams’ last matchup, Daviney Dreckman and the New Ulm girls basketball team came up with a series of clutch plays down the stretch to defeat No. 5 Marshall 67-65 on ...

New Ulm boys hold off Marshall

NEW ULM — For the first 32 minutes of their Big South Conference game with Marshall, the New Ulm Eagles held comfortable leads as high as 21 points early in the second half. But in the last four minutes of the game, the Tigers used a 13-1 run to cut the New Ulm lead to 88-78 with 18 ...