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Lux named Tomahawk Conference Player of the Year

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s, had several honored this past season by the Tomahawk Conference, according to an All-Conference news release. Senior pitcher Anna Lux was named the Conference Player of the Year. She was 21-3 in the circle with an ERA of 1.92 and she hit .438 at the ...

MLC Golf Classic

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Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey Dennis Jaspersen takes a swing on the 18th hole at the New Ulm Country Club Monday during Martin Luther College’s (MLC) 25th Annual Golf Classic. MLC attracted 108 golfers this year. Funds raised go toward 20 scholarships and finishing work on an overview ...

Third time is a charm for Peter

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NEW ULM — Having come close a couple of times, Andrew Peter came through in his third try. Peter won a playoff with Ethan Kraus on the 10th hole to claim his first New Ulm Invitational Championship Flight trophy. Peter finished the day with a 184 after 27 holes on Sunday and was happy to be ...

Brewers derail St. James Express

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NEW ULM — J.T. Hoffmann, Landon Rewitzer and Jason Shaul each had two hits — with Shaul’s second hit being a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh — as the New Ulm Brewers derailed the St. James Express 11-0 Sunday at Johnson Park in a Tomahawk East League game. Wade French ...

Eagles eager for state meet

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NEW ULM — The last time the New Ulm boys’ golf team qualified for the state meet, it finished eighth. While none of the 2013 team members are still with the team, it’s something the Eagles would still love to improve on this year when they tee off on Tuesday morning at Sand Creek in ...

SEU, Springfield golfers have eyes on the big prize

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BECKER — With plenty of experience under their belts, both the Sleepy Eye United boys' and Springfield girls' golf teams are eyeing state titles. Sleepy Eye United finished fourth and Springfield finished fifth at last year's Class A state golf meet at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker, ...

3 share the lead at the New Ulm Invitational

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NEW ULM — While the heat and wind seemed to be the main obstacle on Saturday at the New Ulm Invitational, three battled their way to the top of the leaderboard in the championship flight with a 74. Brian Patterson, Andrew Peter and New Ulm High School sophomore-to-be Glavine Schugel all ...

Area athletes reach medal stand at state

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ST. PAUL — Samuel Stresemann had a lot of obstacles to avoid in his two races on Saturday. In his two final high school races, the senior for Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop finished seventh in a physical 1600-meter race before placing sixth in the 800-meter finals at the Class A state track and ...

Big first inning helps Knights claim 3rd place at state

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NORTH MANKATO — Barely 12 hours after a tough loss to New York Mills in the Class A semifinals, the Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s softball team had the task of putting that loss behind them and finishing the season on a high note. The Knights jumped all over Hayfield, scoring nine times in the ...

Area softball players selected for All-Star series on Sunday

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NORTH MANKATO — Several area high school softball players will compete in the 2017 Minnesota High School Softball Coahes Association all-star series on Sunday. The banquet will be held at 11 a.m. and the first round of games will be at 3:30 p.m. with the second round of games at 5 ...

KNUJ night Sunday at Johnson Park

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NEW ULM — Sunday is “KNUJ Day” at Johnson Park when the New ulm Brewers host the St. James Express at 5 p.m. in a Tomahawk East League game. Prizes that will be drawn for from KNUJ include Twins tickets, St. Paul Saints tickets, tickets for the Mall of America rides, KNUJ CDs and KNUJ ...

3 area baseball players selected to All-Star series

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CHASKA — The 43rd Annual Play Ball Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series will be held at Chaska Athletic Park June 23 and 24 at Chaska Athletic Park. The tournament is presented by the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association, Play Ball! Minnesota, BiG Athletics, ...

Twins pitcher Turley finally gets chance at MLB debut

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nik Turley never considered it might be time to walk away from his major league dreams for good. Nobody would have blamed him if he did, given his long, "bumpy" baseball journey that included 2016 stints in the Dominican Winter League and independent ball. "I never ...

RRC/WWG beats Wabasso in Section 3A baseball finals

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By Brennen Rupp Marshall Independent MILROY – The Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove baseball team is loaded with seniors. The Falcons have 11 seniors on the roster and that senior experience was on display during their 5-2 victory against Wabasso in the Section 3A Championship on ...

Mankato American destroys NU Blue

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NEW ULM — When a team has as many hits in a game was it has errors, chances are it is not going to win. New Ulm Legion Blue collected eight hits but was also guilty of eight errors that led to nine unearned runs as Mankato American rolled to a 15-3 seven-inning win on Thursday at Mueller ...

St. Mary’s splits, advances to 3rd-place game

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NORTH MANKATO — After a long wait, Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s finally got to take the diamond for the Class A state softball semifinals against New York Mills. New York Mills scored one run in the bottom of the sixth to break a 6-6 tie and advanced to the state championship game with a 7-6 ...

Former MLC AD Gary Dallmann inducted into USCAA HOF

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NEW ULM — Sometimes, telephone calls can start something special. That was the case for Gary Dallmann with two phone calls. The first came from Dr. Martin Luther College. “Back in 1964 I got a telephone call from Harold Kaiser from then Dr. Martin Luther College,” said Dallmann, who had ...

Area athletes prepare for state track

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ST. PAUL — Going into each race, Samuel Stresemann always has a plan. The senior for Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop is capping off his standout final high school season at the Class A state track and field meet on Friday and Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul. A prolific long-distance ...