Luverne Sports

By John Rittenhouse The Luverne boys’ basketball team opened play in 2016 by losing a game to a hot-shooting Redwood Valley team Saturday in Redwood Falls. Home-standing RWV canned 16 three-point shots and converted 54 percent of its field goals to set the stage for an 89-73 victory. RWV opened a...
The Luverne boys' hockey team registered a convincing 8-0 victory over the Hutchinson Tigers Saturday in Marshall. Chaz Smedsrud scored five consecutive goals in the second and third periods to turn a 2-0 advantage into a commanding 7-0 lead. Luverne, which outshot Hutchinson 46-21 in the game...
A six-game winning streak came to an end when the Luverne boys' hockey team lost a one-goal game to Totino-Grace in in Brooklyn Center Thursday. Nick Behrend gave the Cards a 1-0 lead 4:51 into the game, but the Eagles scored the next four goals and never lost the lead the rest of the way during a...
The Luverne girls hockey team capped a Schwan Cup experience by losing 6-0 gdecision to Owotonna in the Red Divison's consolation championship game Thursday in Blaine. Owatonna received a hat trick from Jessica VonRuden and outshot the Cardinals 40-12 during a convincing victory during the...
The Luverne girls' hockey team reached the consolation championship game in the Red Division of the Schwan Cup by defeating the Cap City Cougars (Madison, Wisconsin) by four goals in Blaine Wednesday. Makayla Sterrett and Madisyn Dingmann netted two goals each for an LHS squad that never trailed in...
The Luverne Cardinal wrestlers experienced a rough day as a team during the New Ulm Quadrangular Tuesday. Luverne dropped consecutive matches to the host team (39-36), Fairmont-Martin County West (48-30) and United (45-21). “It was a rough night,” said LHS coach Tony Johnson. “We wrestled against...
The Luverne girls' hockey team opened the Schwan Cup by dropping a 5-1 decision to the team from Canada Tuesday in Blaine. Luverne and Fort Frances, Onterio, were tied at one early in the second period. FF, however, outscored the Cards 4-0 the rest of the way to advance to the Red Division...
Luverne's Jaxon Nelson, pictured as he forces L-D-C's Casey Peterson to pass the puck, registered a hat trick during Tuesday's 6-3 home win over the Dragons.
A big second period lifted the Luverne boys' hockey team to a 6-3 home win over Litchfield-Dassel-Cokato Tuesday. The Cardinals and Dragons skated to a draw at one in the first period of play, but Luverne scored four goals in the first 7:05 of the second stanza to take control of the game. Jaxon...
Before closing the books on 2015, I spent one morning last week trying to put together my list of the top accomplishments turned in by athletes from the Star Herald coverage area. Once again, it proved to be a challenging task. While combing through the archives, I did find eight state-qualifying...
The Luverne boys’ hockey team is riding a five-game winning streak after posting a convincing victory in Fairmont Dec. 22. The Cardinals sported a 64-5 advantage in shots on goal and scored at least three goals in every period of an 11-1 win. Chaz Smedsrud and Jaxon Nelson led the assault by...

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