Bruce Woitas reflects on 35 years in Tomahawk

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SLEEPY EYE — A head coach doesn’t get to the top of a career wins list without making sacrifices. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s girls basketball head coach Bruce Woitas, who holds the most wins for a coach in Tomahawk Conference girls basketball history, knows this quite well. Over his 35 ...

Eagles battle Tigers for state tourney berth Wednesday

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Eagles boys hockey head coach Ryan Neuman said that Saturday night’s 6-3 win over Mankato East/Loyola in a Section 3A semifinals game was one that he has not been a part of too many times. “We were up three [3-0 after the first period] with a lot of momentum on our ...

Vikings in midst of most gripping offseason in years

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The Minnesota Vikings are in for what could be the most interesting offseason since 2018. The Vikings were coming off of an NFC Championship appearance, the Minneapolis Miracle, and a huge question mark at quarterback. The highlight of that offseason was the signing of Kirk Cousins, with ...

Tigers finish regular season with win over Crusaders

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MANKATO — The Springfield Tigers held off the Mankato Loyola Crusaders on Tuesday in a nonconference boys basketball game. The win moved the Tigers to 19-7 overall on the season. Springfield is the No. 2 seed in the south side of the Section 2A Boys Basketball Tournament bracket and will ...

Four New Ulm girls hockey players honored by Big South

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm girls hockey team saw four players honored by the Big South Conference this season as the Big South All-Conference Girls Hockey Team was announced. Making the team for New Ulm, who went 10-4 in the conference to finish third, were seniors Malorie Anderson, Afton Hulke ...

Sleepy Eye holds KOC District 25 Free Throw Competition

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Submitted photo/information The Knights of Columbus District 25 Free Throw Competition was held on Sunday, Feb. 25, in Sleepy Eye. Contestants age 9-14 each attempted 25 free throws. Winners will be advancing to the Regional Competition on Sunday, March 3, in New Ulm. (Left) Girls ...