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Eagles soar past Worthington 6-2

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NEW ULM — For two periods, the New Ulm Eagles boys’ hockey team dominated Worthington taking a 5-0 lead and out-shooting the Trojans 37-11 in that span. Those two periods enabled the Eagles to survive a less-than-stellar third period that saw Worthington outscore New Ulm 2-1 in the ...

Chargers roll to big win over Rabbits

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s points in transition on Tuesday night was more than enough to run away with a 78-46 win over Wabasso in Tomahawk Conference boys’ basketball action at Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School. The Chargers (1-0, 1-0) had 17 steals and 25 points off ...

Redwood Valley stops New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Redwood Valley defeated New Ulm 81-66 on Tuesday in a Big South Conference boys’ basketball contest. It was the season opener for both teams. “I thought we took a hard punch in the first half, New Ulm head coach Matt Dennis said. “I credit the guys for not taking one in ...

Area 9-man football players honored

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The 2019 9-man South All-District Football team was announced on Monday and several area athletes were honored as All-District and honorable mention. For Nicollet, Ben Radke, Riley Hulke and Avery Northquest were named to the All-District team and Logan Shay and Tyler Laven were named ...

Athlete of the Week Nov. 24-30

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Kayla Goblirsch So., New Ulm Gymnastics • Goblirsch got her 2019-20 gymnastics season off to a fast start on Saturday at Austin. Goblirsch helped lead New Ulm to a second-place finish at the Austin Invite with a team score of 131.4. • Goblirsch won the all-around with a score of 35.7. ...

GHEC/T defeats Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s boys

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Boys’ basketball GHEC/T 58, St. Mary’s 49 SLEEPY EYE — Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman defeated Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s in a nonconference boys’ basketball game on Monday. Andy Heckman led GHEC/T with 30 points. Trent Steffenmeier led the Knights with 15 points. Carson ...

Twins sign Adrianza and Wisler, but non-tender Cron

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins agreed Monday with backup infielder Ehire Adrianza and new reliever Matt Wisler on one-year contracts to avoid salary arbitration, and decided not to tender deals to first baseman C.J. Cron and relief pitcher Trevor Hildenberger. The moves came on ...

New Ulm gymnasts take 2nd at Austin

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AUSTIN — The New Ulm gymnastics team finished second out of nine teams at the Austin Invite on Saturday. Pine Island won the event with a score of 138.7 and New Ulm was next with a 131.4. Austin finished third (129.55). For New Ulm, Kayla Goblirsch won the all-around with a score of ...

North Iowa scores 4 unanswered, downs Steel

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MASON CITY, IA — The North Iowa Bulls scored four unanswered goals on Friday night to take down the New Ulm Steel 6-3 in NA3HL action at the North Iowa Ice Arena. The Steel held a 3-2 lead 3:53 into the second period after a goal from Michael Savelkoul that was assisted on by Keegan Bauman ...

Steel have busy holiday schedule

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm Steel have a busy schedule this Thanksgiving weekend. It begins Wednesday when the Steel (8-5-2-1-1) travel to Alexandria (10-5-2-1) for an NA3HL West Division meeting. The Steel players and coaches then break for Thanksgiving before playing at West Division leading ...

Kottke, Milbrandt lead BLHS past ACGC

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HECTOR –– Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart ran through Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 72-34 on Tuesday in nonconference girls’ basketball action. Sara Kottke led the Mustangs with 18 points and seven rebounds, while Allison Milbrandt had 15 points and Lily Dean had 12 points. Tia Weispfennig ...

Area roundup: Springfield girls breeze by RRC

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Girls’ basketball Springfield 68, RRC 48 SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield girls’ basketball team topped Red Rock Central 68-48 on Tuesday in nonconference girls’ basketball action. The Tigers were led by Sydney Hauger’s 26 points, while Megan Ploeger had 13 points and Meriah ...

Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato stops New Ulm girls in OT

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NEW ULM — Sophia Hillman’s rebound goal one minute into overtime lifted Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato to a 1-0 win over New Ulm Tuesday night in nonconference girls' hockey at the New Ulm Civic Center. New Ulm outshot the Dragons 45-21 in the game. Both teams saw power-play chances in the ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • Nov. 17-23

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Madison Mathiowetz So. G, Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s • Mathiowetz had a strong first two games of the girls’ basketball season over the weekend, leading the Knights to a pair of wins at the St. Mary’s Tip-Off Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The Knights got a 59-41 win over ...

Eagle girls top Waconia

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WACONIA — The New Ulm girls’ hockey team defeated Waconia 6-1 in a nonconference game on Monday. Maddie O’Connor scored two goals in the third period to lead the way for New Ulm. O’Connor also had an assist in the game. Molly Scheid scored New Ulm’s first goal and Brooke Arneson ...

St. Peter tops New Ulm girls

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NEW ULM — Early in the their game with St. Peter, New Ulm’s sophomore point guard Kirsten Dennis buried a 3-point shot to pull the Eagles to within 11-10. But that was a close as New Ulm would come to St.Peter as the Saints went on a 20-10 run and claimed an 82-63 win over New Ulm ...

St. Mary’s charges past Cleveland

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s had little trouble taking down Cleveland on Saturday afternoon on the final day of the St. Mary’s Tip-Off Tournament, coasting to an 80-38 win in nonconference girls’ basketball action. The Knights were led by Madison Mathiowetz, who had 23 points, ...

Wheaton eliminates MLC with 51-7 win

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Information courtesy of MLC Athletics WHEATON, Ill. –– The Martin Luther College football team saw its season come to an end with a 51-7 defeat at number-three ranked Wheaton College in the first round of the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday. Ben Arndt got the Knights off ...

Mound Westonka uses 4-goal third to breeze by New Ulm boys

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MOUND — A four-goal third period was enough to give Mound Westonka a 5-2 win over New Ulm on Saturday in boys’ nonconference hockey action at the Thaler Hockey Arena. Hunter Hulke scored both of New Ulm’s goals, one in the first period and one in the third, while Nolan Drill had two ...