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Scheffler-Fink connection leads Tigers by Adrian

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SPRINGFIELD — Three weeks into the season, Decker Scheffler and the rest of the Springfield offense is starting to come together. Scheffler threw for four touchdowns and ran for another as Springfield picked up its first win of the season with a 35-21 Southwest District win over Adrian on ...

MCC overpowers Indians

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer SLEEPY EYE –– Murray County Central left Sleepy Eye with a big district win when they defeated the Indians 36-22 in a Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game on Friday night. Turnovers became crucial as the Indians coughed up the ...

Chargers come up just short

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NEW ULM — Gage Baker’s three-yard touchdown run with 32 seconds and ensuing 2-point extra point run lifted St.Clair-Loyola to a 31-30 win over Minnesota Valley Lutheran Friday night at Johnson Field in a Mid-Southeast District, West Sub-District football game. The win by the Spartans ...

Prep football roundup: Cathedral pulls out 1st win of season

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NUC 45, Lac qui Parle 30 MADISON — New Ulm Cathedral defeated Lac qui Parle Valley 45-30 on Friday in a Southwest District football game. Elliot Schoo had 25 carries for 244 yards and scored three touchdowns for Cathedral, while Zach Helget had 18 carries for 142 yards and two touchdowns. ...

BLHS tops Sleepy Eye in 5-setter

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer SLEEPY EYE –– Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart served up a come-from-behind victory to defeat the Sleepy Eye Indians 22-25, 25-18, 14-25, 25-14 and 17-15 in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match Thursday night. The Mustangs needed extra points ...

Prep roundup: New Ulm trounces Worthington

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Prep girls’ soccer New Ulm 8, Worthington 0 WORTHINGTON — Paige Kalis scored three goals and added three assists, while Maddy Roufs added a pair of goals as New Ulm blanked Worthington on Thursday in a Big South Conference girls’ soccer match. Jessica Moellenhoff, Bekah Friendshuh ...

Worthington dominates New Ulm

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NEW ULM — After starting the season 2-0 and outscoring their opponents 12-0 in that stretch, the New Ulm boys’ soccer team has hit a bit of a rough stretch. New Ulm dropped its fifth straight game as Eagles lost 7-0 to Worthington in Big South Conference action. The Trojans are one of ...

Greyhounds pull out sweep over Cougars

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NEW ULM — Cedar Mountain was looking for its first win of the season on Thursday night in Tomahawk Conference volleyball action at New Ulm Cathedral. The Greyhounds (8-3, 2-0) weren’t about to let that win happen on their home floor, though, picking up the sweep 26-24, 25-19, 25-20. The ...

Doug Palmer honored by American Legion Baseball

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NEW ULM — New Ulm native Doug Palmer was named the 2018 American Legion Baseball Graduate of the Year prior to the Division I State Legion Tournament in Edina August 1. Palmer played for the 1978 New Ulm American Legion team, a team that qualified for the national tournament in Yakima, ...

All 3 New Ulm teams still looking for their first win this year

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NEW ULM — Week Three of the high school football season on the local schedule has one thing in common for the Minnesota Valley Lutheran Chargers, the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds and the Eagles of New Ulm High School. They are all looking for that elusive first win of the season. Just ...

Column: Joey Batt named Player of the Year in AAU basketball

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Joey Batt, a senior at New Ulm High School, has been named the Prep Girls’ Hoops Class of 2019 AAU Player of the Year. Batt was chosen over Sara Scalia of Stillwater, who received a scholarship from the University of Minnesota, and also over Kallie Theisen of Wayzata, who will play ...

Power Points local winner announced

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NEW ULM — Jay Backer of New Ulm was the local winner of last week’s winner of the Power Points Pro Football picking contest. He wins $10 in local chamber bucks. The national winner of $1,000 was Dorrie Keller from Virginia. Look for contest information in the sports section every ...

MLC men open the UMAC season with a win

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College men's soccer team opened the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference season with a 5-1 win over University of Northwestern-St. Paul. The Eagles controlled the action early and took a 1-0 lead in the 14th minute off a deflection in front of the net, but the ...

St. Peter knocks off New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Before the season started, St. Peter was regarded as one of the favorites in the Big South Conference tennis standings. On Tuesday, the Saints showed just why they earned that distinction with a 7-0 win against New Ulm at New Ulm High School. At No. 1 singles, Emma Maudal ...

Eagles win 2nd straight

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NEW ULM — After picking up its first win of the season at Worthington on Monday, the New Ulm volleyball team captured another first in Tuesday’s home opener against Blue Earth Area: the first home win since the 2015 season. The Eagles (2-3, 1-1) took down the Buccaneers in Big South ...

St. Mary’s sweeps New Ulm Cathedral

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral had a nightmare on the court as the Greyhounds lost 28-26, 25-21, 25-22 to Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match. “We had 48 unforced errors. We kept trying to come back, but it didn’t work out,” Cathedral head ...

Eagles pick up first volleyball win

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Prep volleyball New Ulm 3, Worthington 0 WORTHINGTON — New Ulm picked up its first win of the season with a 25-19, 25-18, 25-20 victory over Worthington on Monday. Elizabeth Wolkow had 31 Set assists and nine digs and Ashlyn Donner had six kills and 10 digs. Madeline Gag had nine kills ...

Arndt honored by UMAC in football

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NEW ULM — Martin Luther College senior wide receiver Josh Arndt was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Arndt earned the honor after catching five passes for 120 yards in Saturday's 28-24 win over Rockford University. Among those five receptions ...