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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 ...

Column: TEL is competitive this year

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Ten games into the 2019 Tomahawk East League schedule, just two games separate the first place 7-2 Hanska Lakers from the 4-3 Springfield Tigers and the 5-4 Gibbon Reds as the TEL is as tight of a race as it has ever been. And it could have get even tighter depending on the outcome of the ...

New Ulm VFW Silver splits with Blue Earth VFW

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm VFW Silver baseball team split a doubleheader with Blue Earth on Saturday at Mueller Park. In the first game, Blue Earth defeated New Ulm 15-2 in six innings. Jaden Drill took the loss for New Ulm and offensively, Carter Lang was 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Julian Hernandez ...

2019 Windmill Classic Tournament Schedule

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Saturday, June 15 New Ulm Windmill Classic (10U) Pool Play, at Jefferson and St. Paul’s New Ulm Windmill Classic (10U) NU Blue 13, Lakeville-Black 5 Chanhassen 15, St. Peter Saints 0 Chanhassen 15, NU Red 2 NU Blue 14, St. Peter Saints 6 NU-Red 10, Lakeville Black 3 St. ...

Donner does it all for New Ulm softball team in senior year

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NEW ULM — When talking about some of the best softball pitchers in the area, Ashlyn Donner made sure to remind fans, coaches and opposing teams this season that her name belonged at the top of that list. She didn’t make demands or ask for any special labels this year in the circle, but ...

Donner, Batt, Pautzke highlight All-Journal softball teams

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2019 All-Journal Softball Team First Team Ashlyn Donner, Sr., New Ulm Donner finished her final season with the Eagles in a big way, striking out 270 on the way to a 20-3 season. She also finished the year with 10 shutouts, two no-hitters and a 0.71 ERA. Donner allowed a .107 batting ...

2019 Windmill Classic Tournament Schedule

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Saturday, June 15 New Ulm Windmill Classic (10U) Pool Play, at Jefferson and St. Paul’s Lakeville-Black vs. NU Blue, (J3), 9:30 a.m. (G1) St. Peter Saints vs. Chanhassen (J2), 9:30 a.m. (G2) NU Red vs. Chanhassen (J3), 11 a.m. (G3) NU Blue vs. St. Peter Saints (J2), 11 a.m. ...

Gold sweeps Mankato American in road doubleheader

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Legion baseball New Ulm Gold 5, Mankato American 2 (Gm. 1) New Ulm Gold 13, Mankato American 7 (Gm. 2) MANKATO — New Ulm Legion Gold took two wins from Mankato American on Thursday night in a legion baseball doubleheader. Gold was led in Game 1 by Jaden Domeier, who was 1 for 3 with ...

Schugel finishes tied for 4th at state

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JORDAN –– New Ulm’s Glavine Schugel had a big rebound on Day 2 of the Class AA State Golf Tournament at Ridges at Sand Creek, shooting even par on Wednesday to finish 5 over and tied for fourth overall. He shot a two-day total of 149. After shooting a 77 on Day 1 of the meet ...

Column: Weier’s coaching will be missed next year

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As many would know, when assembling a summer baseball team here in New Ulm, one tries to mesh the skills of players from the three high schools here in New Ulm into one team. Several years back, I was covering a VFW baseball game in New Ulm when I saw them pull off two double plays in the ...

VFW Silver tops Sleepy Eye VFW 5-2

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SLEEPY EYE –– New Ulm VFW Post 1648 Silver got by Sleep Eye VFW Post 800 5-2 on Wednesday in VFW baseball action. Julian Hernandez got the win for Silver, pitching four innings and allowing two earned runs, while Mitch Ulrich picked up a three-inning save, allowing no runs. Josh ...

Springfield boys’ team finishes 2nd at state

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BECKER — Despite having a five-stroke lead heading into the second day of the Class A State Boys’ Golf Tournament, it wasn’t meant to be for Springfield. Community Christian came back and defeated Springfield by three strokes for the state title. The Tigers played well on both days, ...

Guggisberg, Schugel tied for 16th after Day 1

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JORDAN — With rain beginning to fall at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning on Day 1 of the 2019 State Golf Meet, New Ulm’s Aiden Guggisberg and Glavine Schugel had tough conditions right out of the gate. With Guggisberg and Schugel originally having scheduled tee times of 8:51 a.m. and 9 a.m., ...

5 Raiders honored by Valley Conference

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Five Nicollet softball players were honored by the Valley Conference this season, with freshman Marah Hulke and senior Nicole Hall leading the way with a first-team selection. Making the second team for Nicollet was Hayley Selby, while Halle Johnson and Jessi Johnson were named honorable ...

New Ulm Junior Legion Gold breezes by Sleepy Eye VFW

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SLEEPY EYE — New Ulm Junior Legion Gold crushed Sleepy Eye VFW Post 800 16-2 in five innings on Monday. New Ulm jumped out to an early 9-0 lead after the first inning. Gold also scored runs in every inning it batted. Gold took advantage of six Sleepy Eye walks and one error in the first ...