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Jim Buboltz named new Chargers baseball coach

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NEW ULM — Jim Buboltz, who is the head football coach at Minnesota Valley Lutheran, will wear another different pair of spikes when next spring begins as he was named the new head baseball coach at MVL on Tuesday. Buboltz replaces John Gunderson, who has accepted a teaching position at ...

Schommer, Legion Gold cruise past Hutchinson

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NEW ULM — Mark Schommer scattered three hits and one run through six innings and New Ulm Legion Gold put up a pair of multi-run innings as they improved to 10-3 on the season with a 9-1 win over Hutchinson Wednesday night at Mueller Park. Schommer fanned three and walked only two in ...

St. James ekes by VFW Silver

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ST. JAMES -- St. James VFW eked out an 8-7 win over New Ulm VFW Silver on Wednesday night despite allowing 15 walks to Silver. Silver had six hits and were led by Isaiah Rieser, who was 2 for 4 with a pair of RBIs. Bryce Roiger also had three RBIs for Silver. Josh Giefer took the loss on ...

Yankees say injured Stanton likely to return in August

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is more likely to return in August than July after straining the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Stanton went on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after he was hurt during an awkward headfirst slide into third ...

Sleepy Eye downs Stark 8-4 in TEL action

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STARK — The Sleepy Eye Indians downed the Stark Longhorns 8-4 on Tuesday night in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game. Alex Sellner got the complete-game win on the mound for the Indians, giving up 10 hits, three walks and four earned runs while striking out nine. Adam Sellner took ...

New Ulm Silver finishes 3rd at Perham tournament

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PERHAM — New Ulm VFW Silver finished third in the Perham VFW/Jr. Legion Tournament on Sunday, defeating Cherry 5-4. Silver grabbed the lead late in the game Sunday, taking a 5-4 lead in the top of the seventh. Carter Lang got the win for Silver, giving up one run on two hits over four ...

Lamberton tops Essig in TEL action

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ESSIG — The Lamberton Long Sox topped the Essig Bluejays 3-0 on Sunday in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action. Johnny Pistulka got the complete-game win for Lamberton, striking out 10 while allowing six hits and one walk. Neil Eichten was 2 for 5 with a pair of RBIs and a ...

Legion Gold shuts out Fairmont 6-0

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Legion Gold pitcher Aaron Portner got his run support early on Monday night and used it to help coast to a 6-0 shutout victory over Fairmont Post 36 in legion baseball action at Mueller Park. After Gold struck for three runs in the second inning, Portner retired the next ...

Scheffler surges forward in junior campaign with Tigers

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By Jeremy Behnke Journal Sports Editor SPRINGFIELD — Springfield junior Decker Scheffler spent the entire summer of 2018 playing baseball. Between legion baseball, amateur baseball, and a traveling all-star team in which he played with some of the top players across the country, ...

New Ulm leads All-Journal baseball teams with 5 selections

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2019 All-Journal Baseball First Team Decker Scheffler, Jr., Springfield The two-time Tomahawk All-Conference and two-time All-Section player finished this season with a .476 batting average, a team-high seven home runs and a team-high 37 RBIs. He also led the team in hits (40), doubles ...

New Ulm Brewers merch available online

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NEW ULM — If you are a fan of the New Ulm Brewers and want to show your support, you can now order Brewers merchandise online. Those interested can go to https://nubrewers19.itemorder.com/sale. Orders can be placed on-line from now until June 28. Products will go into production after ...

New Ulm Gold goes perfect on Saturday

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ST. CLOUD — New Ulm Legion Gold picked up a pair of wins on Saturday in the St. Cloud Chutes legion baseball tournament, defeating Maple Grove 7-2 and Andover 12-5. Braden Zimmerman got the complete-game win for Gold in the first game of the day, giving up no earned runs on four hits and a ...

Sleepy Eye VFW splits with Maple River

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MAPLETON –– Sleepy Eye VFW Post 800 split a VFW baseball doubleheader with Maple River on Saturday, picking up a 5-3 win in Game 1 and dropping the second game 7-6. In Game 1, Post 800’s Carson Domeier grabbed the win in seven innings, allowing three unearned runs on six hits with six ...

Silver shuts out Bemidji Jr., falls to Delano

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PERHAM –– Jaden Drill pitched a complete-game shutout as New Ulm VFW Silver defeated Bemidji Junior Legion 5-0 on Saturday in the Perham Tournament. Later on that night, Silver fell to Delano 9-3. Drill allowed just two hits in the win over Bemidji Junior and struck out five. Aidan ...

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 ...