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Column: Eagles have high hopes for next year

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Despite a season-ending 49-14 playoff loss to Jordan Tuesday night in Section 2AAAA, New Ulm High School head football coach Eric Kauffmann said that his team did a lot of good things that they can build on for next season. Last season, the Eagles were 0-9 and scored just 41 total points ...

Big South Conference honors 5 New Ulm girls

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The Big South All-Conference Girls’ Soccer Team was released on Tuesday, with five New Ulm High School players being honored. Making the team was junior forward Paige Kalis, senior midfielder Madison Roufs and senior defender Hannah Osborne. Freshman forward Bryn Nesvold and senior ...

Big South Conference honors 2 New Ulm boys

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The Big South All-Conference Boys’ Soccer Team was released on Tuesday, with two New Ulm High School players being honored. Senior forwards Jack Howard and Brandon Ocampo were named honorable mentions after the Eagles finished their season with a 6-6 conference record and a 9-9 overall record.

Hubmen’s air attack drops Eagles in 2AAAA

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JORDAN –– Even with backup quarterback Noah Milhouse running the show, the Jordan Hubmen offense was a force on Tuesday night. The Hubmen scored three touchdowns on their first 11 plays from scrimmage and rolled to a 49-14 Section 2AAAA victory over New Ulm on Tuesday. Milhouse threw for ...

Bethlehem Academy holds off late Cathedral comeback

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FARIBAULT — Despite having a couple of chances to come back and take a late lead, No. 5-seeded New Ulm Cathedral came up short against No. 4-seeded Bethlehem Academy 20-18 on Tuesday night in Section 2A football playoff action. After intercepting Cathedral (2-7) quarterback Chris Knowles in ...

WEM runs by Chargers; Rabbits top MCC

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WEM 34, MVL 8 WATERVILLE — Waterville-Elysian-Morristown defeated Minnesota Valley Lutheran 34-8 on Tuesday in Section 2A football playoff action. Jace Marotz scored MVL’s touchdown off a 22-yard pass from Mason Cox. Colton Collum led MVL defensively with 20 tackles, one sack and one ...

GFW crushes Clippers in 2A

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WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop crushed Cleveland/Immanuel Lutheran 56-6 on Tuesday in Section 2A football action. The win means GFW (7-2), the No. 2 seed, will host Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (6-3) the No. 3 seed, on Saturday. Turnovers played a part in the contest’s outcome. ...

CO-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK • Oct. 13-19

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Grace Feder (left) Jr., Cross-Country, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop Mitchell Buerkle (right) Sr., Cross-Country, Springfield/Cedar Mountain • Feder finished first for the girls at the Tomahawk Conference Cross-Country Meet last Tuesday at the Winthrop Golf Club. She finished with a time of ...

MLC athletes honored by UMAC

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Information courtesy of MLC Athletics Football NEW ULM — Martin Luther College sophomore kicker Micah Otto was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season on Monday. Otto won the honor after a strong all-around performance in ...

GFW advances in 2A playoffs

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WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop extended its season with a 25-14, 25-16, 25-15 victory over Lester Prairie-Holy Trinity on Monday in Section 2A, North Sub-Section volleyball action. GFW (16-14), the No. 6 seed, will travel to BOLD, the No. 3 seed on Thursday. The Thunderbirds earned ...

Redwood tops New Ulm

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NEW ULM — Despite a first-set victory against Big South Conference rival Redwood Valley, New Ulm was unable to keep that momentum going and ended the regular season with a loss. Redwood Valley defeated New Ulm 14-25, 25-22, 25-17 25-20 on Monday and New Ulm slipped to 10-13 on the ...

Mustangs eliminate Nicollet, YME tops Wabasso

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BLHS 3, Nicollet 1 NICOLLET — Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart defeated Nicollet 25-19, 21-25, 25-17, 25-17 on Monday in Section 2A volleyball action. For BLHS, Allison Dornseif had two sces, 36 set assists, five blocks and five digs, Marissa Ebers had two aces, 10 kills, one block and seven ...

Cathedral knocks out Sleepy Eye in 4

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NEW ULM — Getting a solid combined attack from Sarah Mohr and Maggie Fliszar on Monday night was enough to lead the No. 7-seeded Greyhounds past No. 10-seeded Sleepy Eye in four sets of first-round Section 2A, North Subsection volleyball playoff action at Cathedral High School. The ...

Ground game lifts MLC past Westminster

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Information courtesy of MLC Athletics FULTON, Mo. — The Martin Luther College football team ran for 384 yards on the way to a 24-14 win Upper Midwest Athletic Conference win at Westminster on Saturday. The Blue Jays' defense entered the game allowing fewer than 80 yards per game on the ...

Volleyball playoffs await Chargers, Greyhounds and Eagles

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NEW ULM — Prep volleyball playoffs begin next week, with Minnesota Valley Lutheran, New Ulm Cathedral and New Ulm High School all representing New Ulm and looking to make a deep playoff push this season. While the Chargers and Greyhounds will each have at least one home playoff match next ...

Column: Local teams tired of the unnecessary roughness

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We have all heard the saying “The more things change the more they stay the same.” One of the definitions of that is “many things remain consistent even as changes happen.” Several years ago, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) began stressing player safety in ...

Rabbits fall in regular-season finale

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WABASSO –– The Wabasso volleyball team ended its regular season with a 25-6, 25-18, 25-13 three-set loss to Lakeview on Thursday night in nonconference action. The Rabbits were led by Cora Eichten’s six kills, seven digs and two blocks, while Ally Fenger had four kills and ...

Halvorson, Cohen lift Steel to 3-2 win over Blizzard

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Steel head coach Zach Stepan was brutally honest after New Ulm’s 3-2 win over Alexandria Thursday night at the New Ulm Civic Center in an NA3HL game. “I do not know if we necessarily deserved to win that game,” he said. “But the best teams every year can find a way ...

Waseca handles New Ulm, Knights storm past Cougars

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Waseca 61, New Ulm 16 WASECA — Waseca downed New Ulm 61-16 on Wednesday in a South Central District, Red Subdistrict football game. For New Ulm, Cole Ranweiler had 16 carries for 116 yards, Nolan Drill had 12 carries for 14 yards and one touchdown and Jaden Miller had six carries for 57 ...