Luverne Sports

The Luverne Cardinals slipped to 0-4 in Big South Conference wrestling competition when they took on a pair of league foes at the Redwood-River Valley Triangular in Springfield Thursday. Luverne met Jackson County Central in the first match and dropped a 61-6 decision. The host school hand the...
The Luverne Cardinals came up on the short end of a 57-54 decision when they opened girls' basketball play in 2019 by hosting the Jackson County Central Huskies Thursday in Luverne. The game was a hard-fought contest from beginning to end. JCC led 28-24 when first half was complete. Luverne sported...
The Luverne boys were unable to keep pace with the Jackson County Central Huskies when the teams locked horns in a Big South Conference basketball game Thursday in Luverne. JCC controlled the show by outscoring the Cards in both halves of a 91-64 victory. The Huskies led by 14 points (43-29) at the...
Senior Mark Sterrett netted Luverne's lone goal during a 3-1 home loss to New ilm Thursday.
The Luverne boys’ hockey team opened play in 2019 by dropping a Big South Conference game to New Ulm at the Blue Mound Ice Arena Thursday. The Cardinals had hopes of snapping a four-game losing skid when they squared off against their league rivals, but the Eagles had other ideas. New Ulm outshot...
I realize that we already are a few days into 2019, but the focus of this column is to recall what area athletes accomplished last year. Based on my research, 2018 was a good year for athletes from all four schools that form the Star Herald coverage area. I found what I deem to be seven grand...
The Luverne girls’ hockey team went 2-1 and placed second in the Girls’ Open National Division at the Schwan Cup last week. The Cardinals defeated Fairmont and Arrowhead to reach the championship game, where they lose a three-goal decision to the Western Wisconsin Stars. Luverne, 11-4-2 overall,...
The Luverne boys’ hockey team dropped three consecutive games to place eighth at the South St. Paul Premier Tournament last week. St. Paul Johnson, Hopkins and the host school saddled LHS with setbacks at the event. Luverne, 4-7 overall, hosts New Ulm Thursday.   SSP 4, Luverne 2 A late surge by...
The Luverne girls' hockey team opened Schwan Cup by posting a 3-0 win over Fairmont Wednesday in Blaine. Reghan Bork netted a pair of goals and Cheyenne Schutz registered a 16-save shutout in goal for an LHS team that outshot FHS 30-16. Kamryn Van Batavia netted a goal 5:55 into the game to open...
No winter sports team from the Star Herald coverage area has been more active than the Luverne girls’ hockey team. A two-win week that ended with a surprising loss in Waseca Friday upped Luverne’s record to 9-3-2 overall. The Cards have played 14 games overall since the opener against Morris-Benson...
The Luverne Cardinal wrestling team made an appearance at the Redwood River Riot staged Friday and Saturday in Redwood Falls. Athletes representing 35 teams competed individually at the tournament, where LHS placed 32nd in the team standings with 14 points. Fairmont-Martin County West claimed the...

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