Luverne Sports

Alex Wies experienced another big weekend as a member of the Southwest Minnesota State University Track and Field program. Weis, a 2013 Luverne High School graduate, established personal records in the shot put and weight throw events at the NSIC Conference Championships. He placed third in the...
Two of the best high school wrestlers I laid eyes on this winter proved their prowess at the state tournament in St. Paul over the weekend. Adrian senior Skylar Hieronimus and Luverne junior Solomon Nielsen established their standings among the state’s elite competitors. They also solidified their...
Results from the 2015-16 Luverne City Bowling Tournaments at Luverne Lanes.   Women’s division Team Event: Luverne Lanes, 2,099; Rock Vet Clinic, 2,071. Doubles Event: Evie Kephart and J.R. Weis, 1,129; Missy Merrill and Sue Buffington, 1,096; Marie Opheim and Mark Opheim, 1,055; Leanne Maciejack...
Luverne’s Makayla Sterrett (left), Mariah Aukes (right) and Madisyn Dingmann (not pictured) made the 2015-16 All-Big South Conference Girls’ Hockey Team. Carly Serie (middle) drew honorable mention honors.
Four members of the Luverne High School girls’ hockey team raked in postseason honors from the Big South Conference last week. Three LHS players graced the 13-athlete 2015-16 All-BSC Girls’ Hockey team and another Cardinal landed one of seven honorable mention selections doled out by league...
Luverne junior Solomon Nielsen became the first Cardinal wrestler to place second at the state tournament since 2000 during the Class AA event in St. Paul Friday and Saturday.
A Luverne High School junior accomplished something no other Cardinal wrestler has in 16 years at the Minnesota State Class AA Wrestling Championships at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul over the weekend. Solomon Nielsen, who placed second at 160 pounds during the Section 3AA Tournament one week...
Luverne senior Morgan Haugen scored 17 points during Friday's tournament loss to MCW in Sherburn Friday.
The Luverne girls bowed out of the South Section 3AA Basketball Tournament during the event’s quarterfinal round in Sherburn Friday. The sixth-seeded Cardinals met No. 3 Martin County West to open the tournament on the Mavericks’ home court. Luverne played with MCW most of the night, but the...
 Luverne goalie Kaden Ericson and forward Jaxon Nelson collapse on the ice after losing a 7-6 overtime decision to L-D-C in the Section 3A championship game.
The Section 3A championship trophy was within reach Feb. 24 at Lund Center in St. Peter. Unfortunately for the Luverne boys, the opposing team grabbed it. Litchfield-Dassel-Cokato, the tournament’s second seed, netted an improbable goal late in regulation place to force overtime and scored early in...
I’m sure the members of the Luverne girls’ hockey team have heard it a number of times already, but now it’s my turn. Congratulations for all you accomplished during a gem of a season. The state tournament may not have yielded your desired results on the ice, but that takes nothing away from what...
Track success Four Luverne High School graduates found success as members of their college track programs over the weekend. Alex Wies, (class of 2013), a member of the Southwest Minnesota State University program in Marshall, won the shot put and placed third in the weight throw at the South Dakota...
Luverne junior Mariah Aukes scored the first goal in state tournament play in the history of the girls' hockey program during Thursday's loss to New Prague during the consolation semifinals at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis.
Luverne’s 20-8 hockey season came to an end Thursday at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. The Cardinals met New Prague Minnesota State Class A Girls’ Hockey Tournament consolation semifinal at the arena on the University of Minnesota campus. LHS played well against the Trojans, but it wasn’t enough to...

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