Luverne Sports

What has become a summer ritual in recent years begins today in Brainerd. The Luverne VFW baseball team qualified for state play for the third consecutive year a little less than two weeks ago. The Cardinals open the tournament with a 10 a.m. game against Litchfield today. As usual, the Cardinals...
Three Luverne athletes tested their skills at the South Dakota State Class A Long Course Swimming Championships in Rapid City over the weekend. Isabel Honerman, Renae DeKam and Jerzey Hood represented the Luverne branch of the Sioux Falls Swim Team at the meet. The Luverne entries competed in...
Luverne second baseman Quinn Buss waits to tag out a Tracy runner attempting to steal second base during Saturday's District game in Worthington.
The Luverne VFW Baseball team captured the Third District Tournament title for the third consecutive year by winning three games at the event in Worthington. Luverne posted a pair of 10-run wins over Tracy and Worthington to open the tournament on Saturday and secured the championship by defeating...
Luverne’s Eric Gaul won the Connell Car Care Enduro Race at the Rock County Fair Saturday night.
Good fortune favored Luverne’s Eric Gaul during the course of the Rock County Fair. Gaul, who to Luverne from Rushmore nearly two years ago, is a one-third owner of a car (along with Josh Fick and Steve Schouwenburg) that produced a combined three wins during the annual summer attraction. Gaul made...
Luverne's Derek Lundgren successfully steals second base during a tournament win over Minneota in St. James July 24.
The Luverne American Legion baseball team finished the season one win short of capturing the Southwest Sub-State Tournament championship in St. James. Luverne defeated Minneota July 24 before losing a game to Springfield in a showdown between the double-elimination tournament’s remaining undefeated...
Luverne’s Eric Gaul won a heat race and the feature title during the Concrete Creations of Minnesota factory stock competition at the Rock County Speedway Races Thursday.
A pair of Luverne drivers captured feature titles at the Rock County Speedway Races Thursday at the Rock County Fair. The 2018 version of the event attracted a total of 47 cars for five classes of competition. The night turned into a good one for Luverne’s Tom Kracht and Eric Gaul, who won the...
Luverne second baseman Connor Hoffman is unable to apply a tag on a Jackson runner during Wednesday's amateur baseball game at Redbird Field.
The Jackson Bulls grabbed an early advantage in a Region 13C Tournament series by besting the Luverne Redbirds 5-1 Wednesday at Redbird Field. The hosts led 1-0 when Connor Crabtree drilled a two-out home run over the right field fence in the second inning, but that proved to be the lone run of the...
Luverne's Jake Haugen waits for the ball during a failed pickoff attempt at second base during Tuesday's 7-1 win over Minneota in St. James.
The Luverne Cardinals won their second consecutive game of the American Legion Southwest Sub-State Tournament when they topped Minneota 7-1 Tuesday in St. James. Luverne scored five runs in the home half of the first inning and never lost control of the contest. Chase Johnson capped the five-run...
Five Luverne High School students participated at the first USA High School Clay Target National Championship July 13-15 in Mason, Michigan. They are (from left) Colton Schutz, coach Scott Loosbrock, Peter Baustian, Jaden Knips, Marshal Dammann and Hunter Ahrendt.
Five Luverne High School students made history by competing at the first USA High School Clay Target National Championship July 13-15 in Mason, Michigan. Luverne fielded a team and had three individuals participate at the event, which attracted 1,331 individual competitors and 173 teams. The local...
The Luverne American Legion baseball team got off to a successful start at the Sub-State Tournament in St. James Monday. Luverne took on a Wabasso team that includes some players that captured the consolation championship at the Minnesota Class A Tournament in June. The Cardinals met the challenge...

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