Luverne Sports

Luverne's Sydney Biever (6) and Mackenzie Petersen (3) challenge a spike by SWC's Isabella Niemeyer during Tuesday's volleyball match in Edgerton.
The Luverne Cardinals received their first vollehball loss of the season when they took on the Southwest Christian E-Gals in Edgerton Thursday. SWC controlled the match from beginning to end during a three-set sweep of the Cardinals. The E-Gals outscored LHS 75-49 during the match and didn’t...
The grounds at the Luverne Country Club could sport a carnival-type atmosphere on Sunday, Sept. 9. With the LCC’s annual club tournaments in the rearview mirror and postseason league play about to begin, club officials have decided to host an event geared to please the area’s youth. The first...
The Luverne Cardinal tennis team squeezed in three events during a four-day span last week. The Cardinals prevailed in two of their three matches at the St. James Tournament Aug. 22 before besting Sioux Falls Lincoln’s junior varsity squad by five points in Sioux Falls Friday. LHS played at another...
Luverne’s Greg Vande Velde pulled out a 1.438-second victory over Faribault’s P.J. Duchene to win the Late Season Enduro Race at the Rock County Fairgrounds Saturday night.
Luverne drivers turned in a strong showing at the Late Season Enduro Race staged at the Rock County Fairgrounds Saturday night. Local competitors claimed seven top 10 finishes in a race that started with 27 entries and ended with 10 cars on the track when the event reached its two-hour time limit....
Two first-time champions were honored at the end of Saturday’s Seniors’ Club Tournament at the LCC. Joe Dorhout (left) won the gross title and Roger Tollefson (right) claimed the net crown.
A pair of first-time champions emerged from the field at the Seniors’ Club Tournament staged Saturday at the Luverne Country Club. Joe Dorhout walked away with a one-stroke victory to claim the tournament’s gross championship, while Roger Tollefson won the event’s net title by one stroke. Dorhout...
The Luverne volleyball team experienced a promising start to the 2018 season Saturday in St. James. Taking on Blue Earth Area as a part of the Big South Conference Showcase event, the Cardinals pulled out a 3-1 victory. BEA struck first by securing a 25-13 win in the opening set. Luverne answered...
The Luverne Cardinal cross country teams made their 2018 debuts Friday in Beresford, South Dakota. The LHS varsity squad turned in strong showings at the Beresford Invitational, with the girls taking the team championship and the boys placing fourth. Led by a pair of top 10 individual efforts, the...
The Luverne Cardinal tennis team turned in a strong showing during the St. James Doubles Tournament Wednesday. Luverne won two of its three matches as a team and fielded three doubles squads that sported winning records when the event was complete. The Cardinals notched 5-2 victories over Maple...
Five athletes claimed event titles during the Cardinal Pride competition staged on the first day of football practice Aug. 13. They are (from left) Kaden DeSollar, Eric Thorson, Kameron Keene, Zach Ahrendt and Jed Dooyema. Dooyema claimed the overall championship.
A strong performance by a Luvene High School senior stood out during the annual Cardinal Pride competition Aug. 13. Jed Dooyema dominated the eight-event competition to win four individual titles and the overall championship on the first day of football practice. Dooyema won the cleans (195 pounds...
With the 2018 fall sports season about to get underway in our corner of the state, I’m expecting big things from a couple of squads. It’s hard to say which teams will accomplish what, due to varying factors that could change a program’s fate in a hurry. At the same time, I have a hunch some area...

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