Luverne Sports

The Luverne boys' hockey team earned a berth in the championship game of the Section 3A Tournament by routing the New Ulm Eagles 10-0 during Saturday’s semifinals in St. Peter. Luverne netted all 10 of its goals in the first two periods and outshot NU 43-18 to reach the title game for the third...
The Luverne girls' basketball team dropped its second consecutive decision to Fairmont when the teams squared off for the second time in three days Friday in Luverne. The Cardinals came up on the short end of a 52-36 decision during Friday’s rematch. Fairmont limited LHS to 28 percent shooting from...
Luverne sophomore goalie Emilie Bartels makes one of her 50 saves during Wednesday's state quarterfinal against Blake at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul Wednesday.
The Luverne Cardinals ran into an elite team when they squared off against The Blake School during the quarterfinal round of the Minnesota State Class A Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul Wednesday. Blake, the tournament’s top seed, controlled the puck most of the game and set...
Luverne junior Nick Behrend registered a hat trick during Thursday's 15-0 win over Windom.
The Luverne boys  opened the Section 3A Hockey Tournament by destroying the Windom Eagles Thursday at the Blue Mound Ice Arena. Luverne exploded for 13 goals in the first two periods and sported a 54-13 advantage in shots on goal in the game during a 15-0 victory. Chaz Smedsrud and Nick Behrend...
The Luverne finished the regular season with an 8-16 record after dropping a 68-64 basketball game in Minneota Feb. Tuesday. The home-standing Vikings got off to a good start by opening a 37-22 lead in the first half. Luverne rallied to outscore Minneota 42-31 in the second half, but it wasn’t...
Senior Nicole Kneip tossed in 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds during Tuesday's 50-42 home loss to Fairmont.
A three-game run of wins came to an end when the Luverne girls basketball team took on Fairmont in Luverne Tuesday. The Cardinals remained in contention the entire night, but FHS put together enough spurts to secure a 50-42 victory. After falling behind 5-0 2:26 into the game, Luverne trimmed the...
 The Luverne 12 and Under girls’ hockey team captured the program’s first district title over the weekend. Team members include (front, from left) Cheyenne Schutz, Mallory Von Tersch, (middle) Sophie Holmberg, Kamryn Van Batavia, Emma Ramstorf, Anika Boll, Kristyn Skindelien, Zariah Holmgren, (back) Reghan Bork, Mallory Nelson, Paige Sandbulte, Rozilyn Oye, Billi Connell and Brynn Thier.
It’s been a history-making week for the Luverne girls’ hockey program. I’m sure everyone is well aware the Cardinal varsity squad captured its first Section 3A title in Redwood Falls Feb. 9. By doing so, the Cardinals made their first appearance at the state tournament Wednesday when they skated...
Ice Fishing Derby The Creamery Pond in Luverne will be the site of the ice fishing derby Saturday, Feb. 27. Registration for the event is from 10:30 a.m. to noon with the fishing running from 1-4 p.m. Adults can purchase one hole for $15 or two for $25. Youth anglers (14 and under) can purchase one...
The Luverne girls’ basketball team racked up its third consecutive victory Monday in Adrian. Taking on the Dragons in a non-conference clash, the visiting Cardinals opened a 24-14 advantage in the first half. Both teams picked up the scoring pace in the second half, but LHS sported a 30-29 edge to...
Madison Schandelmeier, pictured during her vault routine, placed fifth on the bars during Saturday's Section 3A Gymnastics Championships in Fairmont.
The 2015-16 season came to an end for the Luverne Cardinals when the Section 3A Gymnastics Championships were complete Saturday in Fairmont. Luverne compiled a 128.825 points to place fifth overall in a nine-team field. The Cardinals end the campaign with a 23-14 record. Worthington won the section...

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