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MLC sweeps Macalester in nonconference volleyball

The Martin Luther College volleyball team swept Macalester 3-0 in its home opener by the scores of 25-20, 25-17, 25-19 on Wednesday in nonconference action. The Knights started hot on the attack, hitting .400 in the first game on the way to a 1-0 lead in the match. The Scots scored eight ...

Prep sports roundup: Fairmont defeats New Ulm in Big South Conference tennis

Girls’ tennis Fairmont 4, New Ulm 3 NEW ULM — Fairmont defeated New Ulm in Big South Conference tennis on Thursday. In singles action, Emma Maudal lost 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 at No. 1 singles and at No. 2 singles, Sarah Guymon lost 6-3, 6-1. At No. 3 singles Abby Hietala lost 6-1, 6-1 and at ...

New Ulm falls to Marshall 3-1

NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ soccer team fell to Marshall 3-1 in Big South Conference action on Tuesday for their second loss of the year. The Eagles (2-2-3, 2-1-2 Big South) suffered back-to-back losses with the loss to Marshall, after falling to Mankato East on Monday. Despite the ...

Eagles struggle against Blue Earth

Prep volleyball BEA 3, New Ulm 0 BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth Area downed New Ulm 25-13, 25-18, 25-12 on Tuesday in a Big South Conference volleyball match. Sarah Longtin led New Ulm with 10 digs. Izzie Wolkow added seven digs and seven set assists. Ashlyn Donner and Madeline Gag each had ...

Mankato East shuts out NU boys’ soccer team

NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ soccer team suffered their first loss of the season with a 2-0 defeat from Mankato East on Monday in nonconference action. It was the second time the Eagles (2-1-3) have been shut out this season, the other time coming in a 0-0 tie with Waseca last ...

New Ulm girls fall to East

Girls’ soccer Mankato East 3, New Ulm 1 MANKATO — Mankato East defeated New Ulm on Monday in a nonconference girls’ soccer match. Elle Cooper scored the Eagles lone goal at the 33rd minute of the first period. Paige Kalis got the assist. Caleigh Heck had 11 saves as ...

Sibley East edges New Ulm in hard-fought battle

NEW ULM — Sibley East defeated New Ulm 4-3 in a nonconference girls’ tennis match on Monday. It was the third straight loss for the Eagles this season. Head coach Dan Horsmon said that there were many well-played matches and he was very proud of the team. Emma Maudal lost at No. 1 ...

Mistakes hurt MVL as Bulldogs defeat Chargers

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran had plenty of chances, but in the end, the Chargers were unable to capitalize in a defensive battle against Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity. LP/HT defeated MVL 13-6 in a Mid-Southeast District, West Subdistrict game at Johnson Field. MVL coach Jim Buboltz ...

Cathedral trounces Sleepy Eye

SLEEPY EYE — New Ulm Cathedral’s increased defensive pressure in the second half led to a 43-21 victory over Sleepy Eye on Friday in Southwest District, East Subdistrict football action. The Greyhounds turned the ball over three times during the game, but they forced four turnovers, ...

MCC tops Springfield, GFW gets blanked

MCC 40, Springfield 20 SPRINGFIELD — Murray County Central defeated Springfield on Friday in Southwest District football game. Decker Scheffler was 13-for-20 passing for 204 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers. James Ploeger led Springfield defensively with three solo tackles, ...

MLC roundup: MacMurray crushes Martin Luther College

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — The Martin Luther College football team lost its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference opener at MacMurray by the score of 54-28 on Saturday. The Knights battled the high-powered Highlanders up and down the field and led 21-20 midway through the third quarter, but the ...

Nicole Hall hits milestone as Nicollet falls to MCW in 5 sets

NICOLLET — Nicollet’s Nicole Hall reached the 1,000-career set assist and the Raiders’ junior setter ended the night with 40 assists. Hall has been the starting setter for three years, earning her spot as a freshman. The only down spot was that Martin County West defeated Nicollet ...

St. Peter shuts down New Ulm in girls’ soccer

NEW ULM — Prior to Thursday’s Big South Conference girls’ soccer match against St. Peter, scoring goals has been the main problem for New Ulm. The Eagles had scored only six goals in the first five games of the season and that trend continued on Tuesday in a 3-1 loss to the ...

Jackson County Central sweeps New Ulm in volleyball

NEW ULM — New Ulm was met by undefeated Jackson County Central on Thursday and New Ulm was looking for its first win. Things looked promising for the Eagles during the first set, but the Huskies buckled down and showed why they were still unbeaten. The Huskies swept the Eagles 25-20, ...

Tailgate party at MVL football game

NEW ULM — Friday Night HyVee is sponsoring a tailgate party starting at 6 p.m. and continue through the third quarter of the Minnesota Valley Lutheran vs. Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity football game. HyVee will be serving up a burger or brat meal for $6. The meal will include a burger or ...

Ranweiler goes wild as Eagles roll all over Worthington Trojans

NEW ULM — Hunter Ranweiler passed for a school record 455 yards and threw six touchdown passes — all of them to Connor Foley who ended up with 279 yards in receiving yards — as New Ulm High School ran away with a 44-16 South Central District, Red Subdistrict win over Worthington Friday ...

Greyhounds seek continued success, Chargers and Eagles attempt to rebound

NEW ULM –– The second week of the local high school football season here in New Ulm sees two teams –– Minnesota Valley Lutheran and New Ulm High School –– playing at home, while New Ulm Cathedral hits the road for its second game of the season. Here is a preview of the games for ...

MLC men’s soccer drop home opener 2-1 to Gustavus Adolphus

Men’s soccer Gustavus Adolphus 2, MLC 1 NEW ULM — Martin Luther College men's soccer dropped its home opener to Gustavus Adolphus College by the score of 2-1 on Wednesday. The Knights played a double overtime game at Buena Vista Tuesday night, but showed no ill effects as they held the ...

Eagles battle Waseca to scoreless tie

NEW ULM — In a defensive match filled with missed opportunities on both sides, New Ulm and Waseca battled to a 0-0 overtime tie at New Ulm High School on Tuesday in Big South Conference boys’ soccer action. The Eagles and Bluejays had a few chances offensively in the first half but ...