×

Local Sports

Gustavus runs by MLC

NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women’s basketball team had its hands full against Gustavus Adolphus College on Monday. The No. 16-ranked Gustavus handed MLC (1-4) a 78-45 defeat after MLC committed 34 turnovers in the game. There were 21 turnovers in the first half alone by the ...

Wabasso defense demands respect in 2017

MINNEAPOLIS –– Despite the outcome of the Class A state football finals game on Saturday, Wabasso has been a consistent team all year. While much of the focus this season has been on 2,000-yard rusher Cooper Taylor and the high-scoring Wabasso offense, the defense definitely deserves its ...

New Ulm Steel glide past Granite City 1-0

SAUK RAPIDS ––The New Ulm Steel were able to sneak past the West-Division leading Granite City Lumberjacks on Saturday 1-0 in NA3HL action. The win gives the Steel their seventh consecutive win and improves their record to 10-4 on the year. Tom Reilly scored the lone goal on the ...

Heiderscheidt leads Indians past Bulldogs

Sleepy Eye 80, JWP 37 SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 80-37 in nonconference girls’ basketball on Friday at the St. Mary’s Invitational. Madi Heiderscheidt had 24 points and seven steals for the Indians. She is now 3 points away from 1,000 for her career. ...

Steel erase an early deficit to win 6th straight

By Jim Bastian Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Make it six wins in a row. The New Ulm Steel scored on two of their four power play attempts and erased an early 2-1 Willmar lead as they skated by the WarHawks 5-2 Friday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in a NA3HL game. Ryan Smith, Sam ...

Vikings roll Rabbits 28-13

By Brennen Rupp Marshall Independent MINNEAPOLIS –– Wabasso’s bid for its first state title in program history came up short on Saturday. The Rabbits could not slow down Minneota’s Isaac Hennen, who rushed for 291 yards and three touchdowns to help the Vikings defeat the Rabbits ...

Unbeaten rivals meet for the Class A title

WABASSO — It seems like a matchup that was destined to happen once the Class A state tournament bracket was set. Unbeaten Wabasso (13-0) and Minneota (13-0) will face off for the Class A state title game at 10 a.m. on Saturday at US Bank Stadium. The schools, separated by about 50 miles, ...

Column: Steel going for their 6th straight this weekend

The New Ulm Steel will be going for their sixth straight win Friday night when they host Willmar at the New Ulm Civic Center in a NA3HL game. And the Steel can make some movement in the West Division this weekend. They are currently 8-4-2-2, just one point behind Willmar for second ...

Big run leads Bethel past MLC

NEW ULM — Bethel raced to a 41-24 halftime lead and defeated Martin Luther College 85-56 in nonconference men’s basketball on Tuesday. Riley Dearring scored 18 points in the first half for Bethel and led all scorers with 25 points. Tim Hanson scored 14 points and Granger Kingland ...

Eagles drop close one to Tigers 4-3

NEW ULM –– High school hockey games are 51 minutes long. For 48 of those 51 minutes, the New Ulm girls’ hockey team played Rockford even. But a three minute span late in the first period allowed the Tigers to score two goals as Delano/Rockford edged New Ulm 4-3 at the New Ulm Civic ...

V-Hawks top Knights 66-56

NEW ULM ­–– The Martin Luther College women's basketball team was unable to overcome a halftime deficit in a 66-56 loss to Viterbo on Saturday. The V-Hawks took control of the game early in the second quarter and built a 35-22 halftime lead. MLC cut the deficit into single digits early ...

Knights top Augsburg 69-60 in home opener

NEW ULM –– The Martin Luther College women's basketball team earned its first win of the season by the score of 69-60 against Augsburg College in Friday's home opener. Augsburg led 33-31 after a back-and-forth first half, but the Knights started to take charge in the third quarter. MLC ...

Nagel nets hat trick as Steel beat Breezy Point 6-2

NEW ULM –– Alex Nagel recorded a natural hat trick and Steel goalie Ryan Kenny stopped 23 of 25 Breezy Point shots as the New Ulm Steel won their fourth straight game with a 6-2 pounding of the North Stars Friday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. Tom Reilly, Jimmy ...

Rabbits just a win away

MINNEAPOLIS — Wabasso is just one more win away from taking home a state championship after picking up a 21-13 win over Ada-Borup/Norman County West on Saturday in the Class A state semifinals. Wabasso (13-0) moves on to the Class A state finals game to play Minneota (13-0) at 10 a.m. on ...

Wieben enjoying his time with the New Ulm Steel

NEW ULM — For New Ulm Steel forward Nick Wieben, the game of hockey has taken him almost full circle from Mankato West to Omaha and now to New Ulm. “I played high school hockey one year at Mankato West and we went to the state tournament,” said Wieben, the youngest member of the ...

It’s a small world for Steel, figure skating coaches

NEW ULM — Many have often heard the cliche “It’s a small world.” For engaged couple Andrew Kolb and Ellie Eichert, that cliche is reality. Kolb, the head coach of the New Ulm Steel hockey team and Eichert, the Skating Director for the New Ulm Figure Skating Club (NUFSC), grew up ...

UMAC honors Stein, 4 players from MLC football team

NEW ULM — Four members of the Martin Luther College football team were named Second Team All-UMAC on Wednesday. Juniors Joshua Arndt and Joshua Frailing received the honor from the offense, while sophomore defenders Joseph Herrewig and Tristan Pankow were also named to the second team. ...

Beltz records hat trick as Eagles down Faribault

NEW ULM — Ali Beltz recorded her first hat trick of the season as the New Ulm Eagles girls’ hockey team overcame an early Faribault lead to come away with a 7-4 win over the Falcons Tuesday night at the New Ulm Civic Center. Dani Weiss, Elle Cooper, Ally Steffensmeier and Ashtyn ...

Radio banquet honors area athletes

NEW ULM — KNUJ honored four athletes on Tuesday night with 2017 Player of the Year awards. Maddy Guetter, Carter Kopet, Cooper Taylor and Hayden Tersteeg were the athletes that received Player of the Year honors. For volleyball, Wabasso’s Guetter took home the Player of the Year trophy ...