Luverne Sports

The Luverne girls’ golf team turned in a strong showing at an invitational staged at the Oakdale Golf Course near Buffalo Lake Thursday. Competing in a field of nine complete teams, the Cardinals placed third overall with 374 strokes. Minnewaska Area (319) and Marshall (332) led the field, while...
Three track programs from the Star Herald coverage area competed at the Trojan Relays in Worthington Thursday. Participating on the Class AA portion of the meet, both the Luverne girls’ and boys’ squads placed second in six-team fields. H-BC’s boys’ finished second in an eight-team Class A field,...
Luverne senior Connor Crabtree covers home plate as a Worthington runner crosses the dish during Thursday's game at Redbird Field.
The Luverne baseball team plated eight early runs to set the stage for a 9-6 home win over the Worthington Trojans Thursday. Worthington took a 2-0 lead in the top half of the first inning, but the Cards bounced back to outscore the Trojans 8-1 over the next four innings to open a commanding 8-3...
Jelken draws honor A 2014 Luverne High School graduate graces the roster of the 2015 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis All-Conference Roster. Andrew Jelken, a freshman member of the Bethany Lutheran College tennis program in Mankato, is one of three program members to make the all-...
A rough first inning to defeat for the Luverne Cardinals when they entertained Marshall for a softball game Tuesday. The visiting Tigers plated five runs in the first inning on the way to building a 10-0 advantage after four and one-half innings of play. The Cards kept the game alive by putting...
Jordy Thone (left) begins his leg of the 3,200-meter relay after taking the baton from Austin Winter Tuesday in Luverne.
The Luverne boys’ track team qualified for state competition by winning the Section 3A True Team Track and Field Championships in Luverne Monday. Competing in a 14-team field, the Cardinals scored 754.5 points to easily best second-place Canby (669 points). It is the fifth-straight year LHS has...
Jaidyn Elbers and the Luverne girls’ track team captured the title of the Section 3A True Team Track and Field Championships for the ninth consecutive season Monday in Luverne.
The Luverne girls extended their reign as the Section 3A True Team Track and Field Champions Monday at Cardinal Field. The hosts turned in a dominating performance by scoring 812 points to run away from the other squads in a 14-team field. Southwest Christian placed second to LHS with 685 points....
Luverne’s bid to win four consecutive baseball games for the first time this season fell short Monday at Redbird Field. Visiting New Ulm opened a 7-1 lead after two and one-half innings of play and withstood a challenge by LHS to secure an 8-7 win. Luverne, which trailed 2-1 after Connor Hoffman...
The Luverne and Adrian Area softball teams split a twin bill in Luverne Monday. A late rally gave the Cardinals a 12-6 victory in Game 1. Adrian Area plated a pair of runs in the bottom half of the seventh inning to win Game 2 by a 11-10 tally. LHS faced a 6-5 deficit after four and one-half...
The Luverne girls capped a 3-3 Big South Conference golf slate by winning a match by forfeit over the Pipestone Arrows Monday. With only three players available to play in the varsity event, Pipestone lost the contest. Luverne received 45- and 47-stroke rounds from Hannah VerSteeg and Hailey Remme...

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