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MLC lights up Wesleyan in 51-6 homecoming rout

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By Jim Bastian Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Martin Luther College totaled 493 yards offensively and held Iowa Wesleyan to just 93 yards as the Knights rolled by the Tigers 51-6 Saturday in an Upper Midwest Athletic Conference game. It was also homecoming for the Knights. Elliot Butler ...

Gimberlin, Steel cruise by Willmar

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WILLMAR –– Joey Gimberlin had a pair of goals and an assist to help lead the New Ulm Steel to a 6-1 victory over the Willmar WarHawks on Saturday night in NA3HL action. Gimberlin first put the Steel ahead 1-0 with a goal at 8:01 into the first period on assists by Jack Parks and ...

St. Scholastica men, women each shut out MLC

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Men’s soccer St. Scholastica 2, MLC 0 DULUTH –– The Martin Luther College men's soccer team fell 2-0 at St. Scholastica on Friday. Knights keeper Joshua Higgins finished the game with 10 saves. The Knights took three shots in the game. MLC fell to 3-9-2 overall and 1-3-0 in ...

St. Peter holds off New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Coming into their game with the New Ulm Eagles, the defense for the St. Peter football team had been allowing an average of just over 38 points a game in their six contests. But Friday night in their South Central District, Red Subdistrict game against the Eagles, the Saints’ ...

Greyhounds rumble by Indians with 50-26 win

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral crushed Sleepy Eye 50-26 on Friday in a Southwest District, East football game. Cathedral scored on its first possession on a 30-yard run by Jon Adema with 7:47 remaining in the first quarter. The Greyhounds were successful on the 2-point conversion for an 8-0 ...

Prep football: Wabasso tops MVL; Houston holds off Madelia

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Wabasso 24, MVL 14 WABSSSO — Wabasso held back Minnesota Valley Lutheran 24-14 on Friday night in Southwest District, East Subdistrict football action. Carter Benz threw for two touchdowns and 159 yards for the Rabbits on 5-of-12 passing, while Lance Wagner rushed for 114 yards and a TD on ...

Eagles stun top-seeded Mankato West in OT

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NORTH MANKATO — Despite missing on a breakaway shot just minutes before, New Ulm’s Paige Kalis made up for the miss in the biggest way possible on Saturday in a sudden-death overtime period against Mankato West at Caswell North Soccer Complex. With less than a minute left in overtime, ...

Howard, Eagles slide past Albert Lea in 2A

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NEW ULM — Neither the wind, rain or a speedy Albert Lea team could stop New Ulm on Thursday from advancing to the next round of the Section 2A boys’ soccer playoffs, with a pair of goals from Jack Howard being just enough to lift the No. 8-seeded Eagles to a 2-1 win at New Ulm High School. ...

New Ulm takes out Waseca in 2A

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NEW ULM — New Ulm shut out Waseca 1-0 on Thursday in Section 2A soccer Tournament action. New Ulm is the No. 8 seed while Waseca was the No. 9 seed. With the win, the Eagles (12-4-1) will face top-seeded Mankato West at noon on Saturday in Mankato at the Caswell North Soccer Complex in the ...

Steel players spend time volunteering in New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Most fans of the New Ulm Steel NA3HL team see the players most of not all of the time on the ice during games. But the 29 players on the Steel roster do a lot more than just play games on the weekend and practice every weekday. They are out and about in New Ulm and becoming ...

Week 7 sees 2 local teams playing at home

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NEW ULM — Week Seven of the local high school football schedule means two things. Games Friday night mean a short week of practice next week because of MEA Week with games on Wednesday and playoffs are just around the corner. Both New Ulm High School and New Ulm Cathedral have home ...

Bethany sweeps MLC

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NEW ULM — Bethany Lutheran College swept Martin Luther College 26-24, 25-20, 25-12 on Tuesday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball action. The first set was competitive with MLC leading for most of it. BLC battled back by taking advantage of a net serving error, an unforced ...

Chargers make quick work of Tigers

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NEW ULM — After setting the Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School career record for set assists last Thursday in a road win against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, Maddie Pearson continued to set her teammates up well on Tuesday night as the Chargers swept Springfield in Tomahawk Conference ...

Timm named Girls’ Track and Field Coach of the Year

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran track and field coach Rollin Timm was named Girls’ State Track Coach of the Year by the Minnesota State Track Coaches Association. This year was also special for him since both the MVL boys’ and girls’ were Tomahawk Conference champions and he was ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • Sept. 29-Oct. 5

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Livia Reinarts So. Attacker, NUHS • Reinarts has emerged as yet another capable goal scorer for the New Ulm girls’ soccer team this year. She is one of the leaders for a team that has gone 11-4-1 on the season and has won six straight games going into Thursday’s playoff game. • ...

Redwood Valley sweeps CM

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Redwood Valley 3, Cedar Mountain 0 REDWOOD FALLS — Redwood Valley swept Cedar Mountain 25-13, 25-5, 25-11 in a nonconference volleyball match on Monday. Teresa Larsen led the Cougars with six kills. Nadia Meyers had five kills, seven assists, and seven digs. Shaylee Schiller and ...

Cathedral tops Nicollet in 3 sets

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral swept Nicollet 25-18, 25-25-17, 25-20 on Monday in a nonconference volleyball match. “We are pleased with how we played and how it went,” Cathedral head coach Becky Wilfahrt said. “Our hitters played well as did everyone else tonight.” Lily Brennan ...