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Bluejays down Longhorns on Sunday

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ESSIG — Essig downed Stark 8-3 on Sunday in Tomahawk East Lague baseball action. The Bluejays were led by a 2-for-4 day at the plate by Jordan Guggisberg and Jay Helget’s four RBIs and a triple. Kyle Helget also had a hit and an RBI for Essig. Nolan Drill got the win for Essig, pitching ...

Sleepy Eye Post 7 throttles Waseca

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WASECA –– Sleepy Eye Post 7 ran past Waseca 12-1 in six innings on Monday in legion baseball action. Post 7 was led by Carter Brinkman, who was 2 for 4 with an RBI, Nathan Walter, who was 1 for 2 with three RBIs, Matt Sellner, who added a hit and two RBIs and Nick Labat, who was 1 for ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK • May 26-June 1

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Mark Schommer SR. New Ulm Cathedral Son of Denny and Sue Schommer • Schommer kept the Greyhounds alive on Saturday in the Section 2A playoffs as Cathedral defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart . Schommer struck out 12 batters in 5 2/3 innings. • Schommer began the week with a ...

BOLD moves to 2A title game

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MANKATO — While the pitching has been a strength for BOLD all season long, the bats came alive for the Warriors on Saturday as BOLD knocked Springfield into the elimination bracket with an 8-4 win at Franklin Rogers Park. The win means BOLD (16-5) will advance to Thursday’s Section 2A ...

West knocks out New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Mankato West pushed across two runs in the top of the seventh inning after two were out to break a 5-5 tie as the Scarlets eliminated New Ulm 7-5 Saturday morning in a Section 2AAA baseball playoff game. Avery Miller got the win for the Scarlets (14-9). He went six innings and ...

Several area athletes qualify for state track and field meet

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MANKATO — Minnesota Valley Lutheran junior Lexi Fosburgh had a big smile on her face as she crossed the finish line in the 200-meter dash finals at the Section 2A Track and Field Meet at Mankato West Saturday. Just past the finish line, Fosburgh put her hands up over her face, as if she ...

Greyhounds move past BLHS

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MANKATO — Facing elimination, the New Ulm Cathedral baseball team wasn’t ready for the season to end just yet. Cathedral scored five times in the bottom of the first inning to run away with a 10-2 victory against Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart in the Section 2A baseball playoffs on ...

New Ulm sends 3 to state meet after sections conclude

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ST. PETER — After the final day of the Section 2AA Track and Field Championships concluded at Gustavus Adolphus College on Friday, New Ulm was able to cross off a big season goal that head coach Megan Asleson had on her list: bring some New Ulm High School girls back to state. After the ...

Bats, Fink keep Tigers rolling

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SPRINGFIELD — With Isaac Fink on the mound, the Springfield lineup didn’t need to produce too many runs against Mankato Loyola on Thursday. But the Tigers gave Fink more than enough run support, scoring eight times in the first inning. Fink meanwhile, rolled along and allowed just one ...

West rallies to eliminate New Ulm

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NORTH MANKATO — Despite New Ulm striking early and often against Mankato West for five runs, the Scarlets found a way to claw back and pick up an 8-5 win in the Section 2AAA softball finals at Caswell Park on Thursday. The win brings the Scarlets (23-1) back to the state tournament for ...

Greyhounds advance to state

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NORTH MANKATO — The New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds again punched their ticket to the Class A State softball tournament with 2-0 win to earn the Section 2A Championship. The Greyhounds defeated the Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey Wolverines in a defensive battle to advance to the state ...

No. 1 BOLD sends Cathedral to the elimanation bracket

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HECTOR — No. 1 BOLD defeated New Ulm Cathedral 2-1 in eight innings in the Section 2A baseball playoffs on Thursday. Aaron Portner took the loss for the Greyhounds. He went 7 1/3 innings, allowing seven hits and three walks. He struck out four in the losing effort. Portner also had a ...

Stark defeats Springfield in TEL

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STARK — Stark defeated Springfield 5-1 in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action on Wednesday. Nick Labat was 2 for 5 with two runs scored and an RBI for Stark and Joey Wahl was 2 for 4. Carter Erickson was 3 for 4 with a run scored for Springfield. Jon Kopacek was the winning ...

Brewers rough up Essig in TEL action

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New Ulm 11, Essig 6 ESSIG — The New Ulm Brewers defeated the Essig Bluejays 11-6 on Thursday in amatuer baseball action. The winning pitcher was New Ulm’s Adam Slander, who allowed six hits, four runs and four walks. Jory Dove took the loss for the Blujays with two strikeouts. He gave up ...

Sleepy Eye falls to BLHS in Section 2A playoffs

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BLHS 9, Sleepy Eye 2 HECTOR — Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart defeated Sleepy Eye 9-2 on Thursday in a Section 2A playoff baseball game. The winning pitcher was Dylan Maiers, who pitched the whole game with 10 strikeouts and allowing four hits, two runs and two walks. Matthew Sellner took ...

Schaefer, New Ulm bats shut down Waseca in 2AAA

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NEW ULM — Coming into their Section 2AAA elimination baseball game against Waseca Wednesday afternoon at Johnson Park, New Ulm senior first baseman Nolan Drill said that the Eagles wanted to get their bats going after a 6-2 loss to Marshall on Saturday in the first round of the tournament ...

Kalis, Owens, Mathiowetz qualify for state meet

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ST. PETER — The New Ulm boys’ and girls’ track and field teams competed in Day 1 of the Region 2AA Section Meet on Wednesday at Gustavus Adolphus College, with three athletes qualifying for state already. Heading to state for New Ulm so far this year will be Paige Kalis, Olivia Owens ...

Palmer, Busch enter 2019 GFW Hall of Fame

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FAIRFAX –– A pair of Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) athletes who set many records during their high school careers and continue in leadership positions in their work careers, were inducted into the GFW Hall of Fame at the GFW Letterman's Banquet Wednesday. Chris Palmer, who competed at the ...

Eagles send 4 golfers to Class AA state meet

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BUFFALO LAKE — New Ulm’s Glavine Schugel took home his third straight Section 3AA championship on Tuesday at Oakdale Golf Club, finishing with a 144 overall after two days and earning him a third consecutive trip to the state tournament as a result. The junior finished four strokes ...