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MVL girls qualify for state true team meet

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MAPLETON — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ track and field team placed first at the Section 2A True Team meet and will compete at the State True Team event in Stillwater, May 18. The Chargers finished the event with 779 points, ahead of Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton (720.5), Lake ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • APRIL 28-May 4, 2019

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Mavrick Winkelmann SO. Springfield High School Son of Lee and Susie Winkelmann • Winkelmann continued his strong 2019 boys’ golf season with a career-low round of 74 last Wednesday in the first leg of the Tomahawk Conference boys’ golf meet at Oakdale in Buffalo Lake. The 74 led all ...

MLC softball team has 4 honored by UMAC

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Info courtesy of MLC Athletics NEW ULM — Four Martin Luther College softball players earned postseason awards from the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) on Monday. Sophomore shortstop Brittany Denn was named First Team All-UMAC, while first-year first baseman Elena Hoffman ...

Sleepy Eye defeats Searles in TEL

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated Searles in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action on Sunday. For Sleepy Eye, Matt Mielke was 2 for 3 with an RBI and Jake Mielke was 2 for 2. For Searles, Mike Schlottman was 2 for 3 with two runs scored and an RBI and Casey Lux was 2 for 5 with an ...

Chargers roll past Raiders, 8-3

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran scored in every inning but one and picked up its third win of the season, defeating Nicollet 8-3 in a nonconference baseball game on Monday at Johnson Park. The Chargers won despite committing four errors in the contest. Matt Rieger pitched four ...

Mankato West gets past New Ulm tennis team

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NEW ULM — Mankato West defeated New Ulm 6-1 on Monday in a nonconference boys’ tennis match. “We played well today,” New Ulm head coach Pete Engeldinger said. “We played competitively against (Mankato) West, and we like playing against them.” Engeldinger said the Eagles were ...

Goblirsch, Kretsch take lead at Tomahawk

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NEW ULM — There’s nothing quite like home cooking. New Ulm Cathedral’s Kayla Goblirsch proved that after finishing first individually at New Ulm Country Club on Day 2 of the Tomahawk Conference golf meet, shooting an 84 to lead all girls. Goblirsch, who now sits 2.5 points ahead of ...

Prep roundup: New Ulm tennis goes 1-1 at LQPV tourney

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Prep tennis Luverne 6, New Ulm 1 New Ulm 6, LPQV 1 MADISON — The New Ulm boys’ tennis team went 1-1 on Saturday in nonconference tennis action. New Ulm lost to Luverne 6-1 and defeated Lac qui Parle Valley 6-1 in the second match. Against Luverne, Isaac Blumhoefer lost 6-4, 6-4 ...

MLC splits 2 with Northland

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College baseball team finished the 2019 season with a Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader split at home against Northland College on Saturday. The Knights won game one 9-2 before dropping game two 14-4. MLC 9, Northland 2 The Knights scored eight ...

Offense struggles as Nicollet falls

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NICOLLET — Nicollet couldn’t string enough hits together when needed to take down Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey on Friday, leading the Wolverines to an 11-3 win over the Raiders at Nicollet High School in nonconference baseball action. Ben Radke started and pitched a solid four innings ...

Nicollet falls to MLA/C

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Nicollet falls to MLA/C MLA/C 4, Nicollet 3 NICOLLET — Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey edged Nicollet on Friday in a nonconference softball game. Marah Hulke earned the win for Nicollet. She pitched seven innings, gave up four runs (two earned) on six hits with one walk and six ...

MLC baseball team drops 2 to Crown College

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College baseball team lost both games of its Upper Midwest Athletic Conference doubleheader against Crown College by the scores of 5-3 and 11-7 on Friday. Crown 5, MLC 3 Crown scored four times in the fifth inning on the way to winning Game 1 5-3. The Knights ...

Big first inning lifts New Ulm by St. Peter

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NEW ULM — It was a case of sweet redemption for the New Ulm softball team on Thursday. St. Peter defeated New Ulm 3-2 on April 16 in a battle of Big South Conference powers, but on Tuesday, New Ulm scored five times in the first inning. The Eagles used the momentum, along with another ...

MVL splits doubleheader with Rabbits

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran and Wabasso split a Tomahawk Conference softball doubleheader on Thursday. MVL won the first game 9-3 but lost Game 2 by a score of 8-4. Cora Eichten reached on an error for Wabasso. Eichten scored on a Megan Rothmeier double for a 1-0 Rabbit lead in the ...

Greyhounds thump T-Birds in DH

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NEW ULM — In New Ulm Cathedral’s first game against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Thursday afternoon at Johnson Park, the Greyhounds tandem of Mark Schommer and Alex Hillesheim combined to hold the Thunderbirds to two hits in a 7-0 shutout. In the nightcap, the duo of Sam Knowles and Aaron ...

Pipestone sweeps golf triangular

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Prep golf Pipestone boys 193, CM 195, BLHS 215 Pipestone girls 209, CM 257, BLHS inc. BUFFALO LAKE — The Pipestone boys’ and girls’ golf teams won a nonconference triangular on Tuesday at Oakdale Country Club. Cedar Mountain’s Aiden Nelsen shot a 45 to lead his team and David ...

Bauer, Labat lead St. Mary’s past Nicollet

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SLEEPY EYE — Dallas Bauer shook off a first inning in which he gave up two runs, then settled in and allowed just two baserunners the rest of the way as Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s defeated Nicollet 12-2 in five innings in nonconference baseball action on Monday. Bauer allowed three hits in ...