Thursday area roundup: SEU wins inaugural game

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PREP FOOTBALL SEU 34, YME 14 GRANITE FALLS — Sleepy Eye United won their first game as a team 34-14 against Yellow Medicine East Thursday in a nondistrict football game. On offense for United, Caden Evers had 94 yards passing with two touchdowns, while Jon Petermann was 11 for 68 and a ...

New Ulm football teams start off the new season right

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NEW ULM — New Ulm High School head football coach Derek Lieser said that he was impressed by his team’s 41-6 road win over Belle Plaine Thursday. “Our defense really held up, especially on their first drive of the game,” Lieser said. “We bent but did not break, and then offensively ...

Driving to the top

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NEW ULM — After placing his ball on the tee, Ethan Schmidt looks ahead at the fairway and focuses on a tree in the distance. He then takes out his favorite COBRA driver and gets into position before hitting the ball, which now rarely fades. After a solid drive, Schmidt settles in and ...

Area roundup: Springfield, New Ulm steamroll Week 1 opponents

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PREP FOOTBALL Springfield 48, Adrian 0 ADRIAN — Springfield cruised to a 48-0 win over Adrian Area on Thursday night in a Southwest District, South Subdistrict football game. Jakob Nachreiner had 191 yards and three touchdowns passing for the Tigers, while Sam Rummel had 52 yards and a ...

Greyhounds open 9-man play with OT win

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral’s first ever nine-man football game was a nail-biter, with Jevan Wilfahrt’s overtime touchdown giving the Greyhounds a 20-14 victory over Mountain Lake Area Thursday at Johnson Field. Wilfahrt punched the ball in from a yard out in the first overtime after ...

Hot start carries Chargers by Wolverines

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran jumped to a 34-0 halftime lead and went on to top Sibley East 34-6 Thursday night at Johnson Field in a nondistrict football game. Ben Price scored twice on runs of 1 and 3 yards to lead MVL, with Ben Pearson scoring on a 24-yard pass from Kaden Peterson. ...