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Greyhounds fall to Cleveland, end season at 14-5

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MANKATO — New Ulm Cathedral snagged a rare triple play in the fifth inning of Saturday’s Section 2A baseball elimination bracket game against Cleveland. Unfortunately for the Greyhounds, that was about the only thing that went right in that inning. Prior to that triple play, the No. ...

New Ulm Eagles fly to 2AAA finals

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Eagles’ head baseball coach Kevin Briggs said that Luke Scheid is a pitcher who is not going to strike a lot of batters out but is effective. Saturday afternoon Scheid was just that as he went five innings against Mankato West in the winner’s bracket of the Section ...

Tigers sneak past ML/GHEC/T, survive in 2A playoffs

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MANKATO –– The Springfield Tigers survived to play another day after a 4-3 win over Martin Luther/Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman on Saturday in a Section 2A baseball elimination bracket playoff game. Decker Scheffler hit a solo shot in the first inning to put the Tigers up 1-0. He ...

Wabasso track and field teams send 5 to state

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WABASSO –– After Thursday’s Section 3A Track and Field Championships, Wabasso will be sending five athletes to state on June 8-9. Colton Taylor and Lindsey Bernardy will both be advancing in the 400-meter dash. Myles Zeug and Isaac Schmeising qualified for state in the shot put, ...

Greyhounds topple Knights, return to state

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NORTH MANKATO — The New Ulm Cathedral softball team punched their ticket to the 2018 State tournament with an 11-1, five inning win defeating Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s in the Section 2A championship game on Friday night. The Greyhounds (19-2) were undefeated in the tournament, outscoring ...

Eagles track and field teams send 1 to state

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ST. PETER –– The New Ulm boys’ and girls’ track and field teams had a tough day in the Section 2AA finals at Gustavus Adolphus College on Friday, leaving Ben Mathiowetz the lone Eagle to make the trek to state next week. The junior will make his third appearance at state after ...

Brewers down Brownton 9-0

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NEW ULM –– The New Ulm Brewers defeated Brownton 9-0 Friday in a non-league game at Johnson Park. Adam Slander got the win for New Um. He went six innings and struck out seven while allowing two hits. Nick Fischer pitched two innings and fanned five with Dylan Klein finishing the ...

Berg’s no-hitter helps Indians top Cathedral

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NEW ULM — The art of pitching has been described as the ability to disrupt the timing of a hitter. Thursday afternoon in a Section 2A winner’s bracket game, Sleepy Eye’s Jacob Berg did just that to the New Ulm Cathedral hitters. The right-handed Berg threw his first-ever no-hitter, ...

Springfield bounces back in 2A playoffs

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SPRINGFIELD — Elimination bracket games are typically tense, but Springfield pitcher Hunter Mathiowetz didn’t seem rattled one bit. Mathiowetz stayed calm, even after some bad bounces led to a couple of Springfield errors behind him. He went five innings, allowed four hits and one earned ...

Knights move on to meet Cathedral on Friday

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NORTH MANKATO — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s won both of its games on Thursday in the Section 2A softball tournament and will face New Ulm Cathedral at 5 p.m. on Friday to determine which team goes to the state softball tournament. The Knights must defeat Cathedral twice on Friday to advance to ...

New Ulm moves on in 2AAA

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NEW ULM — In Saturday’s 10-0 win over Waseca in the Section 2AAA baseball tournament, New Ulm’s Tyler Roufs fanned nine and allowed just one hit. On Thursday, the senior righthander continued his mastery over opposing hitters. Roufs struck out 11 in his six innings of work and ...

Mankato West ends New Ulm’s season

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NORTH MANKATO — The numbers 17 and 6 stood out on Thursday at Caswell Park. Mankato West defeated New Ulm 17-6 in six innings. The loss ended New Ulm’s season at 17-6. West improved to 17-6 and will play for the Section 2AAA championship at 5 p.m. on Thursday against Faribault. West ...

Tuesday’s softball games washed away at Caswell Park

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NORTH MANKATO — Because of rain, Tuesday’s softball games at Caswell Park were rescheduled to Wednesday. New Ulm will play Mankato West at 5 p.m. and Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s will play Cleveland at 5 p.m. The winner of that game will play Sleepy Eye at 7 p.m. Prep boys’ golf SEU ...

Eagles send 3 golfers to state meet

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BUFFALO LAKE — New Ulm’s Glavine Schugel may not be attending this year’s Class AA state golf tournament with his entire team behind him like he did last season, but he will be accompanied by freshman teammate Aiden Guggisberg. After a strong first-place finish in the Section 3AA ...

Cathedral rolls by Mankato Loyola

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NEW ULM — For the second straight Section 2A playoff game, the New Ulm Cathedral Greyhounds paired a solid pitching performance together with a sold offense. Mark Schommer scattered two Mankato Loyola hits and Cathedral bats pounded out 10 hits as the third-seeded Greyhounds had their way ...

Sleepy Eye shuts down Springfield in 2A

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SPRINGFIELD — Sleepy Eye's five runs in the top half of the fifth inning became too much for Springfield as the Indians earned their second win of the Section 2A playoffs, defeating the Tigers 11-5. The Indians came to Springfield as the lower seed, having hot bats in their hands to earn ...

Wellmann gets experience in NJCAA DIII World Series

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This past weekend in Greenville, Tennessee in the NJCAA DIII Baseball World Series, New Ulmite Cole Wellmann and the St. Cloud Tech and Community College Cyclones lost their first game 9-4 to Rowan College on Saturday. They later defeated Northern Essex 12-7 and lost to Rockingham ...