Luverne Sports

Thirty-six members of the Blue Mound Figure Skating Club combined efforts to place fourth out of 66 teams at the ISI World Team Championships staged July 25-30 at the Schwan’s Super Rink in Blaine. Representing the BMFSC in Blaine at the event include (front row, from left) Emma Baker, Brooke Nattress, Mara Thier, Riley Severtson, Brylee Zebe, Lexie Severtson, Anisa Vanden Bosch, (second row) Grace Schneekloth, Emma Schneekloth, Rylee Kurtz, Marisa Thier, Augusta Papik, (third row) Kendall Buss, Alyssa Natt
The Blue Mound Figure Skating Club turned in a strong showing at the 2016 ISI World Recreational Team Championships staged at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine last week. The local skaters compiled 840.5 points to place fourth in a field of 66 teams. Schwan Super Rink (1.164 points), SportQuest...
KQAD/K101 emerged as the team champion of the 19th annual Rock County Kids Golf Scrambler Monday at the Luverne Country Club. Team members include (from left) Mark Iveland, Anthony Graphenteen, Mary Jo Graphenteen and Steve Graphenteen.
Seventy-two golfers gathered at the Luverne Country Club Monday to compete for a good cause.  The 19th annual Rock County Kids Golf Scrambler attracted 18 four-person teams during a nine-hole event that grossed $7,500. The money goes to the local Child Guide and Big Buddies programs. KQAD/K101...
Luverne’s Steve Walker (left) holds the trophy he earned by winning the Connell Car Care Enduro Race at the Rock County Fair Saturday night. Race director Adam Kinsinger is pictured with Walker.
A Luverne man secured his second championship in a 10-year career at the Connell Car Care Enduro Race at the Rock County Fair Saturday. Steve Walker, who has driven his Caprice in the last 10 Fair races, locked up his second victory at the 2016 version of the event. Walker completed 189 laps during...
After witnessing the first opening-round loss in the Section 3AA Baseball Tournament that I can recall last May, a question popped into my head as I drove home from Jackson that day. How long will it take the Luverne High School baseball program to return to winning form? After watching the VFW...
The Luverne Redbirds bowed out of the Region 13C Playoffs after taking a pair of setbacks from Heron Lake. The Lakers edged Luverne by one run at Redbird Field July 20 before sweeping the best-of-three-game series with a 10-run victory in Heron Lake Saturday. Luverne ends the year with a 13-10...
Luverne's Declan Beers waits for the ball to arrive before tagging out a Tracy runner at third base during Saturday's game in Marshall.
The Luverne VFW baseball team punched its ticket to the state tournament by winning Third District Championship over the weekend at Legion Field in Marshall. Luverne faced all three teams remaining in the Final Four of the Third District. The Cardinals won all three games it played by nine or more...
Luverne courtesy runner Jade Smith dives to third base before being tagged out during Friday's tournament win over Wabasso in Springfield.
The Luverne American Legion baseball team completed the season by going 2-1 during the second weekend of action at the Second District Tournament in Springfield. Luverne posted a five-run win over Wabasso Friday before topping Adrian by two runs Saturday afternoon to earn a berth in the...
Luverne's Cole Johnson touches second base before delivering a throw to first base to complete a double play during Wednesday's 14-13 loss to Heron Lake at Redbird Field.
The Luverne Redbirds opened the Region 13C Playoffs by dropping a heart-breaking game to the Heron Lake Lakers Wednesday in Luverne. Trailing 12-5 after six and one-half innings of play, the hosts battled back to gain a 13-12 edge by scoring three runs in the seventh inning and five in the eighth....
Tim Gust, a member of the Quack Attack squad that won the team title at the Sixth World Wienerman Championships in Luverne Thursday, consumes a hot dog salad prior to completing the biking portion of the race.
An outstanding individual performance highlighted the sixth version of the World Wienerman Championships Thursday in Luverne. Windom’s Jeff Stuckenbroker, who has competed with a number of championship-earning teams in the past, entered the 2016 version of the event as an individual entry. By the...
The Luverne American Legion baseball team remains alive in the Second District Division II Tournament after winning two of three games in Springfield over the weekend. Luverne nipped Truman by two runs and Minnesota Lake by one run to open the double-elimination event on Friday and Saturday...

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