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Cathedral girls fall to Sibley East 61-33

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NEW ULM — Kenzie Latzke scored her 1,000th career point to lead Sibley East past New Ulm Cathedral 61-33 on Tuesday in nonconference girls’ basketball action. Latzke reached the milestone when she made a 3-pointer at 5:59 of the first half. She hit back-to-back 3-pointers early in the ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • Feb. 9-15

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Madison Mathiowetz So., St. Mary’s, G • Mathiowetz started her week by making Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s girls’ basketball history. With a 34-point, 17-rebound double-double in a 72-56 road win against Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial last Tuesday night, she became the girls’ all-time ...

Nicollet rolls over MCW

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LAKE CRYSTAL — Nicollet defeated Martin County West 74-50 on Saturday evening in a Valley Conference Showcase boys’ basketball game at Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial Secondary. Riley Hulke led the Raiders with 33 points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals, while Shane Stevensen ...

MLC men, women both fall to UW-Superior

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Information courtesy of MLC Athletics Men’s basketball UW-Superior 83, MLC 59 SUPERIOR, Wis. –– The Martin Luther College men's basketball team lost 83-59 at UW-Superior on Saturday. The Knights (5-18, 2-13) shot 50.9% from the field for the game, but fell short in several key ...

Bulldogs pressure Greyhounds, grab 62-39 win

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NEW ULM — Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity defeated New Ulm Cathedral 62-39 on Friday in nonconference girls’ basketball action. Marissa Radtke led the Bulldogs with 20 points, while Emily Rademacher added 19 points and Taylor Ebert had 9 points. Lily Franta led Cathedral with 21 points, Jenna ...

Melby, Eagles soar past Saints 90-68

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm High School boys’ basketball team scored a season-high 90 points as the Eagles ran by St. James 90-68 Friday night in a Big South Conference game. Reece Melby led New Ulm (6-15, 2-7) with a game-high 36 points. Charlie Osborne added 17 points. Melby is now 14 ...

Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing

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By Howard Fendrich AP Sports Writer WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Bregman spoke for about 30 seconds and said he was sorry, but did not say why. He said he had learned, but did not say what. On a patch of grass between the Houston Astros’ spring training building and fields, under ...

Logano, Byron win Daytona 500 qualifying races

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano and William Byron won the qualifying races that set the field for the Daytona 500. The victory in the first 125-mile race Thursday night earned Logano a spot in the second row for the season-opening Daytona 500. Byron had already earned the second ...

New Ulm boys defeat Waseca 4-0

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NEW ULM — Glavine Schugel scored his 26th and 27th goals of the season to give New Ulm a 2-0 lead after two periods before the Eagles scored two empty-net goals in the last two minutes of the game as the Eagles closed out their regular season with a 4-0 win over Waseca Thursday night in a ...

New Ulm hopes to extend winning streak

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NEW ULM — The number 13 may be unlucky for most people, but the New Ulm Steel are looking to reach that number this Saturday when they travel to Sauk Rapids and look to extend their 12-game winning streak to 13 when they play the West Division-leading Lumberjacks. The Steel’s 12-game ...

MLC men hold off North Central

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NEW ULM — In the final home game of the regular season, the Martin Luther College men’s basketball team wanted nothing more than a victory. They managed to get just that. MLC held off North Central and the Knights picked up their second Upper Midwest Athletic Conference victory with ...

MLC women fall to North Central

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NEW ULM — North Central University defeated Martin Luther College 72-58 on Wednesday in a women’s Upper Midwest Athletic Conference contest. The Rams put together an 11-2 run to pull away from the Knights. Kortney Behnke’s basket tied it at 2-2. Naomi Hagstrom hit two 3s, Kadija ...

Prep roundup: New Ulm gymnasts qualify 2 for state meet

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Prep gymnastics New Ulm qualifies two for state meet GLENCOE — The New Ulm gymnastics team will have two competitors at next week’s state meet after Emily Guggisberg and Kayla Goblirsch qualified on Thursday at the Section 2A meet at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School. Goblirsch qualifed in ...

Mustangs breeze past Greyhounds 76-33

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By Jeff Meder Journal Sports Writer NEW ULM — Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart cruised past New Ulm Cathedral 76-33 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball contest. The Mustangs used a full-court press, which helped them build an early 13-0 lead. They also were aggressive ...

Eagles hold off Windom charge

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NEW ULM — When New Ulm’s Keagan Schiro lifted a backhander past Windom goalie Dan Stubbe on an assist from Kedar Schmitz with 12:59 left in the third period, it gave New Ulm a seemingly comfortable 5-2 lead over Windom. But Windom scored two power-play goals just over a minute apart to ...

Tigers down Eagles

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ basketball team was unable to get much going on Tuesday night in a nonconference game against Hutchinson as the Tigers rolled to an 85-64 victory at New Ulm High School. Charlie Osborne, coming off of a single-game career high of 19 points in Monday’s win ...

Scheffler, Tigers hold off Chargers

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NEW ULM — Even as Springfield led 46-28 at halftime over Minnesota Valley Lutheran at halftime, the Tigers knew that the Chargers weren’t going away in the second half. The Chargers trailed by as many as 24 points but made a late comeback. They cut the lead to 2 points with 14.4 seconds ...