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Hole in one

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Chad Cooreman had a hole-in-one at the New Ulm Country Club on July 28. He used a 6-iron on the Par 3, 155-yard second hole. A hole-in-one memorabilia trophy was donated courtesy of Patterson Diamond Center.

Tomahawk baseball team takes 3rd at Senior Salute

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ST. PAUL — This past spring, high school athletes in every sport were unable to compete because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it was hard especially for the seniors who didn’t get to compete in one last season without warning. However, the St. Paul Saints teamed up with high schools all ...

Larson wins Birchmont Golf Tournament

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BEMIDJI — Even at the age of 35, Johnny Larson still figures out ways to win golf tournaments across the state. The former Minnesota Gopher and Iowa State golfer completed a week-long tournament at Birchmont in Bemidji last week, winning the Birchmont Golf Tournament for the third time in ...

Athlete of the Week • July 26-August 1

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Johnny Larson • Dacotah Ridge/Farmers Golf and Health Club • Larson, a six-time winner of the New Ulm Invitational, won his third Birchmont Golf Tournament on Sunday in Bemidji. He also won it in 2011 and 2007. • Larson posted a two-day qualifying score of 148 to earn the 25th seed, ...

New Ulm VFW Silver defeats New Ulm VFW Gold, 7-1

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NEW ULM — New Ulm VFW Silver defeated New Ulm VFW Gold 7-1 on Saturday. A single by Austin Enter, a hit batsman and a walk led to two Silver runs in the top of the first. VFW Gold’s Maddox Mortensen led off the bottom of the first with a single, stole second, and advanced to third on ...

Schmidt defends title

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Submitted photo Ethan Schmidt defended his title on Tuesday in Maple Grove at Rush Creek Mac 9 Par 3 course. He won last year and was able to repeat. He made par on three of the last four holes to seal the deal. He finished with a 34, two strokes ahead of the second-place finisher.

New Ulm Brewers down Stark, finish season

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NEW ULM — Hunter Ranweiler blasted a double and a triple and drove in five runs as the New Um Brewers ended their Tomahawk East League regular season schedule by downing Stark 11-1 Sunday afternoon at Johnson Park. The game was stopped in the bottom of the seventh inning because of the ...

Tigers take over first in TEL

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SPRINGFIELD — Springfield took over first place in the Tomahawk East League with a 4-1 victory over Lamberton on Wednesday. Isaac Fink was 1 for 3 with two RBIs for the Tigers and Decker Scheffler was 1 for 4 with a run scored and an RBI. Jacob Poehler was 1 for 2 with a run scored and ...

Stark defeats Essig in TEL action

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ESSIG — Stark defeated Essig in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game on Wednesday. Jon Kopacek pitched five innings to earn the win. He allowed eight runs on 12 hits. David Krzmarzick took the loss. He allowed seven runs in two innings and nine hits. Zach Haala was 2 for 5 with ...

UMAC releases update for Fall sports season

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ST. PAUL — Following extensive deliberations and meetings of various UMAC governance groups throughout the past three months assessing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Council of Presidents and Chancellors has voted to modify the timing of ...

Steel set to open the season Oct. 2

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NEW ULM — The NA3HL and the New Ulm Steel will start their season on October 2, New Ulm Steel Assistant General Manager Eric Gramentz said. “We have not determined what our actual home opener or season schedule will be yet,” Gramentz said. “That season schedule will be determined ...

New Ulm AL Gold tops SE

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NEW ULM — New Ulm AL Gold took advantage of two Sleepy Eye errors in the fifth inning to score four unearned runs and went on to top Post 7 6-2 Wednesday at Johnson Park in the last game of the season for New Ulm. Nolan Drill got the win for New Ulm. The right-hander went 6 1/3 innings ...

New Ulm 16U team competes at state tourney

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NORTH MANKATO — The New Ulm Blue 16U softball team went 4-1 at the 16U state tournament at Caswell Park over the weekend. Against Buffalo in a 2-0 win, Karson Schmid struck out nine for the win. Brooke Bejarano drove in two runs. Brenna Thordson, Bejarano, Megan Haala, Calyn Glaser, Ella ...

NU 16s top Mankato

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Blue defeated Mankato 11-8 on Tuesday in 16U softball action. The game was tied 7-7 in the top of the seventh when Calyn Glaser doubled to give New Ulm the 8-7 lead. New Ulm held on the rest of the way. Megan Haala was 4 for 4 for New Ulm with three singles and a ...

Co-Athletes of the Week • July 19-25

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Jack Albrecht • New Ulm VFW Silver Anton Freiderich • New Ulm VFW Silver Blake Soukup • New Ulm VFW Silver • In two games last week, Albrecht was 5 for 8 with five runs scored and seven stolen basses. On the mound, he pitched 2 1/3 innings of shutout relief and he also struck out ...

Team 7B wins B&L Classic

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NEW ULM — Team 7B, made up of Darren Anderson, Rick Hulke, Dave Brown, Bruce Gieseke and Garrett Freeman, captured the 14th annual B&L Golf Classic on Monday at New Ulm Country Club with a score of 127. Team 3 (Pete Guggisberg, Brent Reinarts, Don Olson, Joe Eckstein and Dave ...

Flor not disappointed by state tourney decision

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NEW ULM — Al Flor, the Chairman of the 2020 State Tournament Committee here in New Ulm, said that he was not disappointed in the decision by the New Ulm City Council to deny the use of Johnson and Mueller Parks in New Ulm for the state tournament because of real concerns regarding rising ...

Decision not to have state tournament ends years of hard work

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Friday afternoon there were two decisions made at the meeting of the New Ulm City Council. One came when the New Ulm City Council voted to stop the 2020 Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament from being played at Johnson and Mueller Parks here in New Ulm because of legitimate concerns ...

NU Gold takes two from Forest Lake

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NEW ULM — Twice Friday night, the New Ulm Legion 18U team won games in its last at bats. A Mason Cox fly ball with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning scored Teddy Giefer from third and capped a four run inning as New Ulm edged Forest Lake 4-3 in the nightcap. Jackson Bode got ...

Tigers slug past Indians, Lamberton blanks Essig

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Springfield 25, Sleepy Eye 4, 7 innings SPRINGFIELD — Springfield defeated Sleepy Eye 25-4 in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game on Wednesday, Branden Flock was 5 for 6 with three runs scored and four RBIs. He also had a home run. Decker Scheffler was 2 for 4 with three RBIs and ...