Luverne Sports

Luverne’s Austin Winter (left) and Shane Berning (right) placed third and fourth individually at the Luverne Cross Country Invitational Thursday. The LHS boys placed second as a team.
The Luverne boys’ cross country team completed its 2017 home schedule by hosting the Luverne Invitational Thursday. In a limited field of three complete teams, the Cardinals turned in a second-place showing with 39 points. Canby-Minneota captured the team championship with 29 points. LHS received...
Lauren Ver Steeg prepares to strike a backhand during Tuesday's home loss to Maple River.
The Luverne Cardinals became a victim in an upset during the opening round of the Section 3A Team Tennis Tournament Oct. 3 in Luverne. The third-seeded Cardinals squared off against No. 6 Maple River during the event’s quarterfinal round. The visiting Eagles swept LHS in doubles competition and...
Luverne senior Alexis Farrell registered a team-high 13 kills during Monday's 3-0 victory in Edgerton.
A change of venues didn’t seem to bother the Luverne Cardinals when they took on the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen volleyball team in Edgerton Monday. The match was scheduled to be played at EHS, but the event was relocated to Southwest Christian High School due to a leaking roof on a damp evening. The...
The 2017 trap-shooting season reached its conclusion for members of the Rock County Sportsman’s Club with the annual Awards Supper on Sept. 27. Here is a look at the 2017 award winners.   Handicap League team awards Slocum Taxidermy won the Class A team championship. Team members include Dave...
The Luverne Cardinal football team broke into the win column in a big way Friday in Sleepy Eye. After scoring a total of 26 points in the first four games of the season, Luverne erupted to 27 points in the first quarter to send the Cardinals on their way to a convincing 40-12 victory. The win...
The Adrian girls’ cross country squad capped a six-team field at the Redwood Valley Invitational Thursday in Redwood Falls. Led by Moriah Bullerman, the Dragons turned in a 107-point performance as a team. Wabasso captured the team championship with 62 points. Bullerman set the pace for the Dragons...
A six-match winning streak came to an end for the Luverne volleyball team when the Cardinals squared off against the Windom Eagles in Windom Thursday. The Cardinals had a chance to saddled Windom with its first Big South Conference loss, but the Eagles were up to the challenge. Windom outscored LHS...
Luverne's Ainslie Robinson came up on the short end of a 2-0 decision at fourth singles during Tuesday's BSC championship match against Blue Earth Area.
The Luverne Cardinals made their first appearance in the Big South Conference Tennis Championship Match when they took on the Blue Earth Area Bucs in Luverne Tuesday. In a rematch of a contest that was staged in Blue Earth Sept. 5 that ended with the Bucs posting a 6-1 victory, LHS entered the...
The Luverne girls captured a team championship at the Murray County Central Invitational in Slayton Tuesday. Luverne turned in a 20point effort to lead a field of eight complete squads on hand for the meet. Canby-Minneota placed second with 69 points. Four Cardinal runners finished among the top...
Two Luverne High School sports programs have exceeded expectations this fall. Both the LHS girls’ tennis and volleyball teams didn’t have bright lights shining on them when practice began in the middle of August, but both programs have taken center stage based on their performances thusfar. I have...

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