Luverne Sports

Luverne’s Brandon Winter receives the baton from Mitchell Muller during the 800-meter relay at the Luverne Invitational April 5. LHS won the event with a time of 1:39.03.
The Luverne boys’ track team kicked off the outdoor season by hosting the annual Luverne Invitational April 5. The Cardinal boys turned in a competitive out that featured LHS winning six meet titles and placing second in four events. Mitchell Muller and Logan Stratton led the hosts by winning two...
Issac Gillette posted a pair of 6-0 wins at third singles during Luverne's 7-0 home win over Vermillion Tuesday.
The Luverne Cardinals opened the tennis season Tuesday by rolling to a 7-0 home win over Vermillion, South Dakota. LHS played the match without some of its key performers, but the Cards turned in a commanding performance just the same. “We were in control from the opening serve,” said LHS coach...
The Luverne Cardinal baseball team opened the season by securing a 6-1 win over the Martin County West Mavericks at Redbird Field Tuesday. Jaxon Nelson belted a two-run homerun and drove in two runs at the plate and six different pitchers combined efforts on the mound to limit MCW to one run....
My anticipation level is rising for the state of the 2016 spring sports season. Although Mother Nature spoiled my plans to cover Luverne softball and baseball games last Thursday and Friday respectively, I’m eagerly waiting for the weather to make a turn for the better so our area athletes can show...
Luverne’s Jaxon Nelson will play hockey for the Sioux Falls Stampede in the United States Hockey League next year.
The most prolific player in Luverne High School boys’ hockey history will no longer call the Blue Mound Ice Arena his home rink. Jaxon Nelson, a key member of one of Southwest Minnesota’s top hockey programs the last three years, has decided the time has come to move on. Although Nelson is only an...
Luverne's Courtney Siebenahler placed third in the triple jump at the Dan Lennon Invitational Monday.
The Luverne Cardinal track teams made their 2016 debut Monday at the Dakota Dome in Vermillion, South Dakota. Competing against the stiff competition in the Class A version of the Dan Lennon Invitational, Cardinal coach Craig Nelson said he had limited expectations entering the meet. After watching...
Biking competitions will be a part of both triathlons coming to Luverne this summer.
The man who brought the World Wienerman Championships to Luverne is ready to unveil two new events to the community in the coming months. Luverne native Dave Duffy has always liked fitness challenges, and now he is ready to share his passion with anyone interested from the surrounding area and...
Weather permitting, all of the spring sports teams from the Star Herald coverage area will make their 2016 debuts in the next seven days. Mother Nature could throw a wrench into the mix, but decent weather could allow all of the area track, baseball, softball, tennis and golf programs to open the...
Correction A correction needs to be made to the cutline that ran underneath the photo of Luverne High School senior Morgan Haugen in the March 24 edition of the Star Herald. The cutline indicates Haugen drew honorable mention from the Big South Conference girls’ basketball coaches. Haugen actually...

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