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Ex-slugger David Ortiz had counted on fans to protect him

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Beloved in his hometown, David Ortíz traveled the dangerous streets of Santo Domingo with little or no security, trusting in his fans to protect him. Big Papi's guard was down even at hotspots like the Dial Bar and Lounge, where the Dominican ...

Third time is a charm for Kvidera

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NEW ULM — The third time was the charm for Shane Kvidera on Sunday. Playing in his third New Ulm Invitational Golf Tournament, Kvidera finished with a score of 188 to earn his first Invitational championship. He put himself in position to win with a 75 on Saturday and that strong play ...

Brewers take first in league

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NEW ULM — With Searles having beaten Lamberton earlier in the day, the game between the New Ulm Brewers took on extra importance as all three teams had 5-3 records in the Tomahawk East League. Chris Cariveau allowed three runs on two hits in his first two innings of relief and did not allow ...

VFW Silver splits at Luverne tournament

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LUVERNE — The New Ulm VFW Silver baseball team split two games Saturday at the Luverne tournament. In the first game, Pipestone beat New Ulm 8-4. Carter Lang was the losing pitcher. Julian Hernandez went 3-for-3 with two RBI, while Aiden Eckstein went 2-for-4 with one RBI. In the second ...

Scott Paa leads Championship Flight after first day Invitational

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NEW ULM — Playing on his home course, New Ulm’s Scott Paa got off to a good start at the 59th annual New Ulm Invitational on Saturday. Now Paa will try to distance himself from several competitors who are within striking distance on Day 2, which begins Sunday morning at the New Ulm Contry ...

Eagles send 4 to Class AA state meet

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JORDAN — New Ulm High School will be represented by four golfers when the state golf meet begins on Tuesday at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan. Three of those students are experienced state golfers named Glavine Schugel, Aiden Guggisberg and Abbey Frauenholtz. The other golfer bringing her ...

Mathiowetz finishes with another state title for NU

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ST. PAUL — Ben Mathiowetz closed out his senior year for New Ulm High School by winning his eighth Class AA state medal on Saturday at the State Track and Field Meet at Hamline University. Mathiowetz finished with a first-place medal in the wheelchair discus on Saturday with a top throw ...

Greyhounds batter Buccaneers to finish 5th

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NORTH MANKATO — New Ulm Cathedral senior Lauryn Franta was unable to hold back the tears after celebrating with teammates on Friday morning at Caswell Park. Franta and the Greyhounds just wrapped up the consolation bracket championship, defeating Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 8-2. After ...

Kalis, Mathiowetz take home medals on Day 1

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ST. PAUL — Paige Kalis and Ben Mathiowetz both took home Class AA medals for New Ulm High School on Day 1 of the State Track and Field Meet at Hamline University on Friday, with Mathiowetz taking first in the wheelchair shot put and Kalis finishing ninth in the long jump. Mathiowetz’s ...

VFW Silver wins season opener

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LUVERNE — New Ulm VFW Silver defeated Windom 4-3 in the Luverne tournament on Friday. Jaden Drill earned the win for New Ulm. He pitched six innings, allowed four hits and three earned runs. Jace Schaefer pitched the scoreless seventh inning. Braden Geariety was 2 for 3 and Carter Lang ...

Garver, Gonzalez help lead Minnesota over Detroit 6-3

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By Dave Hogg Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Mitch Garver homered and had three hits, Marwin Gonzalez matched his career high with four hits and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Friday night. C.J. Cron and Nelson Cruz also homered for Minnesota, which is 6-1 against the ...

The Field

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Championship Flight Name Home course Tim Andersen Hazeltine Kevin Atnip NUCC Aiden Guggisberg NUCC Tyler Hirth NUCC Colin Huffman NUCC Connor Jensen Jay Kautt Legends Ethan Kraus NUCC Shane Kvidera Rum River Ben Laffen Brett Mathiowetz DakotaRidge Scott ...

2018 Invitational Flight Results

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CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT (36 HOLES) 1st: JJ Svac, 143 2nd: Andrew Peter 146 3rd: Jimmy Fromm 147 4th: Shane Kvidera 149 PRESIDENT’S FLIGHT 1st: John Enter 119 2nd: Scott Paa 120 3rd: Jay Kautt 121 3rd: Brett Mathiowetz 121 SENIOR A FLIGHT (NET) 1st: Jim Hannegan ...

BOLD wins Section 2A championship

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer MANKATO — BOLD eliminated Springfield from the Section 2A playoffs with a 3-1 win at Franklin Rogers Park Springfield failed to get the bats hot as the temperatures reached highs during the day. The Warriors effort was assisted by shut down ...

Greyhounds to play for fifth place on Friday

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By Jeremy Behnke Journal Sports Editor NORTH MANKATO — After the New Ulm Cathedral bats got off to a slow start in the first game, the Greyhounds bats couldn’t be stopped in the second one. New Ulm Cathedral will play in the consolation championship after dropping the opener 6-2 but ...

Sleepy Eye crushes Redwood Falls

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated Redwood Falls 12-6 in American Legion baseball action on Thursday. Dallas Bauer pitched four innings to get the win. He ave up four runs on eight hits. Matt Sellner pitched two innings and struck out four for Sleepy Eye. Offensively, Nathan Walter was 4 ...

Legion Gold blanks Waseca 12-0

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WASECA — New Ulm Legion Gold shut out Waseca 12-0 in American Legion baseball action on Thursday. Josh Seidl was 3 for 5 with two RBIs for Cathedral and Mason Cox was 3 for 3 with three RBIs. Jaden Domeier was 2 for 3 with three RBIs. Jace Marotz earned the win. He pitched four innings ...

Tigers advance to Section 2A finals with big win

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MANKATO — There might not be anyone swinging a hotter bat right now on the Springfield baseball team than Mason Rummel. Rummel went 4 for 4 with three RBIs as the Tigers eliminated New Ulm Cathedral 11-3 in a Section 2A baseball elimination game at Mankato East. The Tigers will now play ...