Luverne Sports

Some members from the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club have participated at five different events since Feb. 23. They are (kneeling, from left) Brynlee Lass, Alexandria Gangestad, Reagan Gangestad, (back) Cody Henrichs, Luci Bommersbach, Perceyis Trierweiler and Jack Bommersbach. Missing are Noella Henrichs, Liam Brown and Zach Brown.
Members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club experienced a hectic schedule the past six weeks. At least one member of the local group participated at five different competitions in four different states. Jack Bommersback (third in sparring), Luci Bommersbach (first in sparring) and Perceyis Trierweiler...
Derek Lundgren (left) made the 2018-19 All-BSC Boys’ Basketball Team. Isaiah Bartels (right) drew honorable mention.
Two members of the Luverne High School boys’ basketball program picked up postseason honors last week. One Cardinal player made the 2018-19 All-Big South Conference Western Division Basketball Team. Another LHS athlete drew honorable mention from the league’s coaches. Luverne senior Derek Lundgren...
The Luverne Cardinal tennis team made its 2019 debut at the St. James Doubles Tournament staged Saturday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. A young and inexperienced LHS squad squared off against St. Peter, Mankato West and the host school in five-point doubles contests during the day. The...
Luverne's Mark Sterrett dives for the bag as Adrian first baseman Grant Jansma waits for the ball during Thursday's baseball game in Adrian.
Two b Two baseball teams from the Star Herald coverage area opened the 2019 season Thursday in Adrian. The Luverne Cardinals paid a visit to Nobles County to take on the Dragons on their home field. LHS scored eight runs in the first three and one-half innings of play to set the stage for a 10-4...
Luverne seniors Ben Serie (left) and Mark Sterrett (right) made the All-Big South Conference Boys’ Hockey Team.
Two members of the Luverne High School boys’ hockey program collected postseason honors. A pair of seniors made the 15-player All-Big South Conference Team for an LHS squad that placed fourth in the league with an 8-7 record. Making the roster for the Cardinals are forwards Ben Serie and Mark...
The Luverne Cardinal track teams opened the 2019 season Saturday at the Ruth Marske Invitational at South Dakota State University in Brookings. The indoor event turned into a good one for the LHS teams, which registered a combined 12 top 10 performances. The Cardinal girls placed ninth or better in...
Luverne’s Mallory Thorson (left) and Brooklynn Ver Steeg (right) drew postseason honors from BSC officials this week.
Two Luverne High School athletes drew postseason awards for their prowess on area basketball courts over the winter. One Cardinal player was selected to the 2018-19 All-Big South Conference Western Division Basketball Team. Another LHS athlete drew honorable mention from the league’s coaches....
Luverne teacher T.J. Newgard attempts a reverse layup during March Mayhem at Luverne High School Monday.
March Mayhem was on display in full force at Luverne High School Monday. The fourth annual LHS Charity Basketball Games attracted four teams for a hoops doubleheader. The evening started with a game between the LHS senior basketball players and  a team representing the LHS teaching staff. Game 2...
Three senior members of the Blue Mound Figure Skating Club are slated to perform solo numbers at the ice shows this weekend. They are (from left) Riley Severtson, Brenna Richters and McKenzie Engwicht. The shows begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights.
A spring ritual returns to the Blue Mound Ice Arena this weekend. The Blue Mound Figure Skating Club is slated to present its 28th annual ice show at the local venue Friday and Saturday nights. Both presentations begin at 7 p.m. Minnesota On’ice is the name of the 2019 version of the show. “It’s a...
Luverne High School Principal Ryan Johnson presents Gabrielle Ferrell with the Region 3A Sub-Region 10 Triple 'A' Award.
Before her recognition as the Sub Region 10 Triple ‘A’ winner, Luverne High School senior Gabi Ferrell opened the Pipestone versus Luverne boys’ basketball game Feb. 21 by singing the national anthem. Then she graciously smiled for the crowd, posed for pictures and silently disappeared into the...

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