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Area teams seeded for state baseball

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Three area teams that qualified for the state baseball tournament beginning on Thursday have been seeded and now know who they will play. New Ulm, the champions of Section 2AAA, will open the tournament as the No. 3 seed. The Eagles (20-3) will play unseeded South St. Paul (14-9) at 5:30 p.m. ...

Rain washes away first day of NU Invitational

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NEW ULM — Rain washed away the first day of the New Ulm Invitational on Saturday. It’s the first time the event had a day canceled because of rain since 2014 when rain stopped the first day of action. The tournament is scheduled to resume at 7:30 a.m. All flights, with the exception of ...

Mathiowetz takes 2nd title

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ST. PAUL — Two days of work, two first-place medals to bring home. New Ulm’s Ben Mathiowetz took home a second state title after Saturday in the Class AA wheelchair discus, a day after winning the title in the wheelchair shot put with a personal best. It wasn’t a personal best for ...

Mathiowetz brings home the title for New Ulm

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ST. PAUL — The throws just kept getting better and better for New Ulm’s Ben Mathiowetz on Friday morning in the Class AA state wheelchair shot put finals. That constant improvement not only led Mathiowetz to a personal-best performance but also won him a state championship at Hamline ...

Cathedral finishes 4th in Class A

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NORTH MANKATO — Despite New Ulm Cathedral’s 4-1 loss in the Class A third-place game to Randolph at Caswell Park, Cathedral co-coach Bob Mertz couldn’t help but be happy. The Greyhounds finished the year with a record of 20-4 despite having a young team. The Greyhounds weren’t ...

The Field

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Championship Flight Golfer, Hdcp. Home Club Eric Anderson, 0.4 Red Wood John Enter, 4.5 Old Mill, Utah Aiden Guggisberg, 5.7 NUCC Ty Hirth, 3 NUCC Colin Huffman, 1.8 NUCC John Jenniges, 8 Red Wood Jay Kautt, 1.1 Highland Ethan Krause, -1.1 MSU Mankato Shane Kvidera, ...

2017 Invitational Flight Results

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Championship Flight: A. Peter 184, (wins in playoff); E. Kraus 184, G. Schugel 186, J. Wieland 186, S. Paa 187,J. Larson 191, B. Patterson 194, C. Huffman 194, N. Weisenburger 194, T. Wirtz 195, D. Anderson 195. Presidents Flight: K. Schmitz 153, J. Fromm 157, J. Henning 164, B. Mathiowetz ...

Greyhounds fall 5-1 in semifinals

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NORTH MANKATO — Despite having an early lead, New Ulm Cathedral was unable to come up with big hits when it needed them on Thursday night. The Greyhounds (20-3) scored a run in the top of the first inning, the Flying Dutchmen tied the game in the third and scored three more times in the ...

Indians move on to state

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MANKATO — The Sleepy Eye Indians punched their ticket to the state baseball tournament by remaining undefeated in the Section 2A playoffs at Franklin Rogers Park on Thursday. The Indians defeated the No. 1 seeded BOLD Warriors for the second time of the playoffs with a 3-2 victory. The ...

Wabasso returns to state tourney

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MILROY — The last time the Wabasso and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg baseball teams met, the Rabbits shut out the Saints 5-0.That was less than a week ago. This time, the Rabbits and Saints would find themselves battling again in the Section 3A Championship on Thursday, only with a section ...

Marti’s long career with Sonics comes to an end

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NEW ULM –– Missy-Mack Marti has been the dance coach of the New Ulm Cathedral Sonics for the past 16 years. This past weekend, New Ulm Cathedral chose not to renew Marti’s contract, thus ending her long run with the Sonics. The decision was made after Marti received an email ...

Area athletes ready themselves for state track and field

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ST. PAUL — Minnesota Valley Lutheran’s Shylo Hilbert and New Ulm’s Ben Mathiowetz will be the lone athletes representing New Ulm at the State Track and Field Tournament Friday and Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul. Seven other area athletes will also be making an appearance at ...

Walks costly for New Ulm Brewers in 5-3 loss to Bluejays

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NEW ULM — The Essig Bluejays used three walks, a hit batsman and two infield singles to score three runs in the top of the eighth inning to erase a Brewers 3-1 lead and come away with a 5-3 win over New Ulm Wednesday night in a Tomahawk East League game at Mueller Park. Eric Scheibel got ...

Soaring to Siebert

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NEW ULM — Luke Scheid’s two-out single in the bottom of the 11th inning scored pinch-runner Wyatt Roberts from second and gave the New Ulm Eagles a 2-1 win over Mankato West and the Section 2AAA title Thursday at Mueller Park. Brandon Seidl got the win in relief for New Ulm (20-3). ...

Greyhounds return to state tourney

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NEW ULM — All season long, New Ulm Cathedral was the team that was supposed to battle defending Section 2A champion Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s for the Tomahawk Conference and section titles. But the Greyhounds weren’t supposed to be the team that advanced to the state tournament. While ...

BOLD eliminates Springfield

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MANKATO — BOLD defeated Springfield 6-1 in a Section 2A elimination bracket game on Tuesday at Franklin Rogers Park. The loss ends Springfield’s season at 19-5. BOLD (19-1) will move on to play at 5 p.m. Thursday in Mankato at Franklin Rogers Park against Sleepy Eye. Sleepy Eye is ...

SEU boys, Springfield girls return to state meet

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By Travis Rosenau Journal Sports Writer NORTH MANKATO — With the success that the Springfield girls and the Sleepy Eye United boys have had over the years, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to hear that both golf teams will be heading back to the Class A state tournament this ...

Baier celebrates a national title with Augustana

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It seems like wherever Sam Baier goes, he manages to bring home a championship. On Saturday, the 2016 Springfield graduate and current Augustana University (Sioux Falls, S.D.) baseball player helped his team win its first-ever NCAA Division II national championship with a ...