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Balanced attack leads MVL

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NEW ULM — Just a few days after competing against some tough nonconference competition at the Martin Luther College Tip-off Tournament, Minnesota Valley Lutheran got back into familiar territory with its Tomahawk Conference schedule on Tuesday. The Chargers got out to a big lead in the ...

Eagle boys blank Redwood Valley

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NEW ULM — After the first period of their game with Redwood Valley, the New Ulm Eagles boys’ hockey team had scored one goal on seven shots. When Jack Fairbairn scored with 13 seconds left in the game, the Eagles had tallied nine more goals and fired 21 more shots at Cardinals’ goalie ...

Heiderscheidt breaks career assist record

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Prep girls’ basketball Sleepy Eye 69, MVL 44 SLEEPY EYE — Madi Heiderscheidt broke the Sleepy Eye career assists record with a 15-point, five-assist night and victory over Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Tuesday night. Heiderscheidt set the record with 314 career assists. Brianna Polesky ...

Strong finish to K-Bowl season

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New Ulm Public Schools’ Uranium team finished first at the Regional Knowledge Bowl Meet Tuesday in Mankato. The top 27 out of about 100 teams from the region qualified for the meet which is the final event in the junior high Knowledge Bowl season. Front, left to right, Griffin Marti, Isaac ...

Knights hold off Tigers

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s edged the Springfield 54-45 in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball battle Monday night. The Tigers (1-4) failed early to put the ball in the net, from deep outside the 3-point line. Defensive play kept the game close as both teams started ...

Indians knock off No. 8 St. Clair

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SLEEPY EYE — Behind Madi Heiderscheidt’s 29-point, five-assist night, the Sleepy Eye girls’ basketball squad took care of No. 8-ranked St. Clair on Monday night in nonconference play 78-47. Heiderscheidt also added five steals on the night and with her five assists, remains one assist ...

GFW girls stay unbeaten in Tomahawk Conference

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Girls’ basketball GFW 66, BLHS 53 WINTHROP — Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop defeated Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 66-53 on Monday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. GFW was led by Emily Heimkes who scored 15 points, Maddy Elder who scored 14 points, and Miah Busse who scored ...

MVL boys suffer 82-47 loss to St. Croix

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NEW ULM — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran Charger boys’ basketball fell in the MLC Tip-Off Tournament’s Black Division championship game 82-47 to the St. Croix Lutheran Crusaders Saturday at Martin Luther College. MVL (2-1) struggled early in the first half, with turnovers in the ...

MVL girls come up short, fall 47-44 to West Lutheran

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NEW ULM — The Minnesota Valley Lutheran girls’ basketball team came up just short against West Lutheran on Saturday after a late 15-0 run. The Chargers fell 47-44 in the MLC Tip-Off Tournament and fall to 2-4 on the season. The MVL run began with less than six minutes to play in the game ...

Eagles win in Big South Conference Showcase

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ST. PETER –– Basketball is a game of runs. Saturday morning in the Big South Conference Showcase, the New Ulm Eagles boys’ basketball team used an 18-0 run in the first half to build a 25-12 lead and went on to defeat Luverne 62-48 at St. Peter High School. Connor Foley paced the ...

Steel stumble against Warhawks in 3-0 loss on Saturday night

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NEW ULM –– Coming into this weekend’s games, the New Ulm Steel had won eight of their last nine games. But Saturday night the Steel lost their second game in as many days as Willmar’s Zach Martin scored two third-period goals as the Warhawks blanked New Ulm 3-0 in an NA3HL game at ...

South St. Paul defeats New Ulm 4-1

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NEW ULM — The New Ulm boys’ hockey team lost its home opener to the South Saint Paul Packers 4-1 in a nonconference game Friday night. The Eagles (1-4) struck first with a goal from the stick of Nick Banal early in the first period. At the 4:19 mark, Banal’s goal came from outside ...

Kettner leads MVL boys in MLC tournament

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NEW ULM — Jake Kettner had a double-double for Minnesota Valley Lutheran on Friday night and helped the Chargers go on to defeat West Lutheran 69-47 in the MLC Tip-Off tournament. Kettner had 23 points, 15 rebounds, eight assists and three steals for MVL. Also for the Chargers, Jace ...

Springfield picks up 1st win of the year

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NEW ULM — Springfield earned its first victory of the season when it defeated New Ulm Cathedral 48-33 on Friday in a Tomahawk Conference girls’ basketball game. Springfield’s Sydney Hauger scored a layup to give her team a 21-13 lead. Cathedral’s Becca Schwarz dropped two free ...

Alexandria defeats New Ulm Steel 2-1

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ALEXANDRIA — Alexandria defeated the New Ulm Steel 2-1 in junior hockey action on Friday. Max Kjome scored New Ulm’s only goal on an assist from Alex Nagel. New Ulm hosts Willmar at 7:10 p.m. on Saturday.

Eagles defeat Tigers in Big South

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NEW ULM — Just enough offense and just enough defense. Dani Weiss scored two goals and Molly Scheid added a solo score as the New Ulm Eagles girls’ hockey team moved to 5-0 in the Big South Conference and 7-2 overall with a 3-2 win over Marshall Thursday night at the New Ulm Civic ...

St. Croix rolls over MVL

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NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Lutheran was overwhelmed by St. Croix Lutheran on Thursday night, suffering a 57-12 loss in its first game of the MLC Tip-Off Tournament. The Chargers shot just 13.2 percent during the game, while the Crusaders finished with a strong 63.6 percent. The Crusaders ...

New Ulm boys pick up first win of the year: Prep Roundup

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Boys’ hockey New Ulm 6, Marshall 5, OT MARSHALL — New Ulm edged Marshall on Thursday in a Big South Conference boys’ hockey game. Sam Berg had three goals with one assist, Landon Strong added two goals and Kyle Tauer scored a goal. Josh Seidl had four assists. Jack Raymond had 27 ...

Dietz returns to the coaching ranks, takes NUHS job

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NEW ULM — After a brief break from head coaching to focus on her family and work commitments, Stef Dietz will return to coaching volleyball next year. Dietz is taking over at New Ulm High School after Zach Hansen stepped down from the head coaching job after this past fall. Dietz was the ...