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Column: NUBA continues hitting grand slams with food selections

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When the RENU project is completed at Johnson Park later this year, New Ulm can claim to have perhaps one of the finest — if not the finest — baseball parks in Minnesota. And it seems appropriate because they already have one of the best parks for food in Minnesota — if not the best. If ...

Gold falls to Anoka, ekes by Waite Park

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ST. CLOUD — New Ulm Legion Gold went 1-1 on Friday in legion baseball tournament action, falling 7-0 to Anoka in six innings before edging Waite Park 2-1 in seven innings to end the day at Faber Field. In the loss to Anoka, Gold was led by Jaden Domeier, who was 2 for 4. Gold got two more ...

Bird Island Bullfrogs blast by Brewers 14-4

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NEW ULM — Bird Island sent 14 men to the plate and scored eight runs in the sixth inning on Friday night against New Ulm, breaking open a tight 5-3 game on the way to a 14-4 win over the Brewers in a non-league game at Mueller Park. The game was stopped after seven innings because of the ...

DeRock leads Gibbon past Sleepy Eye

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Gibbon 4, Sleepy Eye 2 SLEEPY EYE — Gibbon defeated Sleepy Eye 4-2 in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game on Wednesday. Jon DeRock earned the win for the Reds. He went seven innings, allowed four hits and he struck out three. He walked five. DeRock was also 3 for 4 at the plate ...

Schugel’s frustration leads to Day 2 success

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NEW ULM — New Ulm junior Glavine Schugel admitted that he was frustrated with his first-day score of 77 at the state golf tournament last week. While most people would say that was a career day, Schugel wasn’t happy after sitting in 16th place. He came back and fired a 72 on the second ...

Goblirsch’s future shines bright for CHS

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NEW ULM — Even after a rough first day at the state golf meet, New Ulm Cathedral’s Kayla Goblirsch wasn’t about to let her frustration get the best of her. Goblirsch, a three-time state golf participant, shot a 95 on the opening day of the state tournament. But she used her knowledge ...

Glavine, Kretsch lead All-Journal boys’ golf team

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All-Journal Boys’ golf Glavine Schugel, Jr., New Ulm Schugel came back strong at the state tournament on the second day, finishing fourth overall at the Class AA state meet with a two-day total of 149. That fourth-place finish was the best in the school’s history. He averaged 73.9 ...

Goblirsch, Boquet lead All-Journal girls’ golf team

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All-Journal Girls Golf Kayla Goblirsch, Fr., New Ulm Cathedral Goblirsch has qualified for the state meet three times and this year she finished 10th overall with a two-day total of 178. The All-Tomahawk Conference golfer averaged 44 this past season over nine holes. She still has three ...

Mankato VFW wins big over NU Silver

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MANKAT0 — Mankato VFW routed New Ulm VFW Silver 20-5 on Wednesday at Wolverton Field. Dave Wilfahrt took the loss for New Ulm. He lasted two innings, allowing two hits and seven runs, four of them earned. Brayden Geariety went 2 for 3 at the plate to lead New Ulm at the plate.

Big South Conference honors 6 New Ulm baseball players

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NEW ULM — The Big South Conference honored six New Ulm High School baseball players this week. Making the Big South All-Conference Team in the Big Division were sophomore Cole Ranweiler, junior Nolan Drill and senior Jaden Domeier. The conference named seniors Braden Zimmerman and Colton ...

Sleepy Eye Post 7 gets by Worthington 13-12

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye Post 7 remained perfect on the year as it edged Worthington 13-12 on Tuesday in legion baseball action. Kyle Domeier earned the win for Post 7 (6-0). He went three innings, gave up six hits, seven runs, walked two and he struck out one. Zach Haala earned the save for ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • June 9-June 15

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Glavine Schugel Jr. New Ulm High School Son of Brad and Angie Schugel • Last week at the 2019 Class AA Boys’ State Golf Meet in Jordan at Ridges at Sand Creek, Schugel finished tied for fourth overall after a two-day score of 149. It was the highest finish he’s had at state after a ...

Gold wallops Mankato National

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Legion Gold pounded out 32 hits and scored 29 runs as they swept Mankato National 18-0 and 11-2 Monday night in an American Legion baseball doubleheader. The first game was stopped in the fourth inning because of the 10-run lead rule. “We hit the ball well which was nice ...

Silver unable to catch up to BLHS on Sunday

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NEW ULM –– New Ulm VFW Silver fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 9-2 loss to Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart on Sunday in VFW baseball action at Mueller Park. Despite the loss, Silver out-hit BLHS 7-6. Carter Lang took the loss for Silver in 1 2/3 innings of work. Carson ...

Windmill Classic: James Gang defeats New Ulm

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NEW ULM — The James Gang defeated New Ulm 16/U 3-1 in the Windmill Classic Softball Tournament championship on Sunday. The James Gang scored all of its runs in the top of the second inning. One player reached on a bunt and moved to second on another bunt. An infield single scored a James ...

Sleepy Eye Post 7 downs NU Gold

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NEW ULM — Sleepy Eye Post 7 scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 5-5 tie and went on to down New Ulm Legion Gold 7-5 Sunday at Mueller Park. Jacob Berg got the win in relief of starter Nick Labat. Cole Backer took the loss for New Ulm in relief of starter Nolan ...

New Ulm 16s go 2-1 on first day of NU Windmill Classic

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NEW ULM — Despite a slow start to the day, the New Ulm 16s finished the day strong. The 2-1 record earned New Ulm the No. 2 seed in the 16/18 bracket, which begins on Sunday morning. New Ulm 16-U dropped the opener 2-1 to St. James, but came back to defeat St. Peter 4-2 and then ...

18s defeat Howard Lake-W-W

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm 18-U softball team picked a win in its only game of the day on Saturday and the day ended early as rain washed out New Ulm’s second game of the afternoon. The second game was determined by coin toss and New Ulm lost the coin toss. New Ulm earned the No. 6 seed in ...