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Northwestern defense too much for MLC to handle

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NEW ULM — The Northwestern defense showed the Martin Luther College football team just why it’s one of the better defenses in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference. The Eagles stopped MLC’s running game, which was third in the conference heading into Saturday’s play. Northwestern ...

MLC volleyball team clinches postseason berth

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ASHLAND, Wis. — The Martin Luther College volleyball team clinched its eighth consecutive trip to the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament with a 3-0 win at Northland College by the scores of 25-23, 25-18 and 25-14. The Knights held off a charging Lumberjills team to win ...

Steel take narrow 1-0 win over Willmar Warhawks

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NEW ULM –– Ryan Kenny made his first ever start in Junior Hockey one to remember for the New Ulm Steel. Kenny stopped all 20 Willmar shots he faced and the Steel’s Tom Reilly scored the lone goal of the game in the second period as the Steel downed the Warhawks 1-0 in a NA3HL game at the ...

Steel begin back-to-back series with Willmar tonight

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NEW ULM –– The New Ulm Steel host Willmar tonight at 7:10 p.m. at the New Ulm Civic Center in a back-to-back series against the Warhawks. They play Game 2 in Willmar Saturday night. The Steel are coming off a road split last weekend in which they defeated Breezy Point 5-2 before being ...

Cathedral stops Springfield 49-32

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral closed out the regular season strong as the Greyhounds scored the first 35 points in a 49-32 Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game at Johnson Field. The win means the Greyhounds (6-2) clinched a first-round home playoff game on Tuesday. They will ...

Cathedral stops Springfield 49-32

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral closed out the regular season strong as the Greyhounds scored the first 35 points in a 49-32 Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game at Johnson Field. The win means the Greyhounds (6-2) clinched a first-round home playoff game on Tuesday. They will ...

Cathedral stops Springfield 49-32

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NEW ULM — New Ulm Cathedral closed out the regular season strong as the Greyhounds scored the first 35 points in a 49-32 Southwest District, East Subdistrict football game at Johnson Field. The win means the Greyhounds (6-2) clinched a first-round home playoff game on Tuesday. They will ...

Fairmont hands New Ulm a tough loss

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NEW ULM — When Hunter Ranweiler hooked up with Braden Zimmerman for a 46-yard touchdown at the 4:08 mark of the first quarter, it brought the New Ulm Eagles even with Fairmont at 7-7. That was the last time the score was even. Fairmont rattled of 35 straight points as the Cardinals ...

AC-GE defeats St. Mary’s in finale

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SLEEPY EYE — Alden-Conger/Glenville-Emmons finished this season unbeaten in 9-man South District, Central Subdistrict football with a 41-22 victory over Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s on Wednesday night. AC/GE finished the year allowing just 13.5 points a game, a 9-man South District, Central ...

Hillesheim scores 5 TDs as CM/C crushes West Lutheran

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CM/C 58, West Lutheran 0 MORGAN — Cedar Mountain/Comfrey blanked West Lutheran on Wednesday in a 9-man South District football game. Eli Samuelson was 6-for-12 passing for 147 yards and four touchdowns. Dylan Hillesheim had 3 receptions for 74 yards for three touchdowns. Hillesheim ...

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Celtics

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BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo dribbled into the paint, spun to his left and found his path to the basket blocked by Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum. Instead, the Greek Freak fed the ball to Matthew Dellavedova beyond the arc for the 3-pointer that helped seal Milwaukee's 108-100 victory ...

Prep cross-country: Wabasso girls, GFW boys dominate

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WINTHROP — The Wabasso girls’ cross-country team finished first in the Tomahawk Conference meet on Tuesday with three runners in the top 10 for 53 total points. Chloe Haven finished seventh in the race for Wabasso with a time of 22:52.3, while Lindsey Bernardy finished eighth overall ...

UM-Morris makes quick work of MLC

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NEW ULM — University of Minnesota-Minnesota took care of Martin Luther College in four sets, defeating MLC 26-24, 25-7, 23-25, 25-14 on Tuesday in Upper Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball action. MLC’s Kira Grev achieved her 1,000th career dig on Tuesday. Grev entered the contest ...

MLC women, men fall to Morris

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NEW ULM — The Martin Luther College women's soccer team was unable to hold a first half lead in a 3-2 defeat to Minnesota Morris on Tuesday. The Knights jumped on top early 1-0 on a Martha Balge long shot over the head of UMM keeper Megan Tschida in the ninth minute. Hailey Johnson assisted ...

Cathedral defeats St. Mary’s in 4 sets, Madelia wins

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Cathedral 3, St. Mary’s 1 SLEEPY EYE —New Ulm Cathedral downed Sleepy Eye Mary’s 23-25, 25-14, 25-19, 25-13 on Tuesday in a Tomahawk Conference volleyball match. Jenna Helget had 43 set assists and 19 kills for Cathedral. Rose Hazuka added 18 kills, Kristina Long had 17 kills, Sarah ...

Kevelin hits milestone but Cougars fall to MACCRAY

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MACCRAY 3, CM/C 0 MORGAN — MACCRAY swept Cedar Mountain/Comfrey in a nonconference volleyball match on Tuesday. CM/C’s Jordan Kevelin earned her 1,000th career dig in the loss. She finished with 11 digs and 4 kills on the night. Abby Jemmings had 21 set assists and Kylie Wersal had 22 ...

Hillesheim shines for Cougars

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MORGAN — To say that Dylan Hillesheim has played a major role for the Cedar Mountain/Comfrey football team this year would be an understatement. In what has been a tough season for the Cougars, Hillesheim has been a bright spot and a standout player for the team with his blazing speed and ...

Cathedral, NUHS host Week 8 games on Wednesday

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NEW ULM — The final week of the regular season for local high school football teams is here which means games on Wednesday night because of MEA Week. New Ulm High School and New Ulm Cathedral both have home contests on Wednesday while Minnesota Valley Lutheran is on the road. Also ...

Jemmings hits 2,000

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MORGAN — Cedar Mountain/Comfrey’s Abby Jemmings passed 2,000 career set assists on Monday night in a sweep victory over Renville County West 25-11, 25-7, 25-12 in nonconference volleyball action. She needed 21 set assists in the match to pass the milestone and had 27 in the ...

Chargers outlast Raiders in a 5-setter

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NICOLLET — Minnesota Valley Lutheran edged Nicollet 25-20, 18-25, 25-21, 17-25, 15-13 in a nail-biter of a volleyball match on Monday night. It was MVL’s regular-season finale. MVL held the lead in the fifth set. There were four ties in the set before MVL established a 12-8 lead. ...