Luverne Sports

The Luverne golf teams opened 2016 season by registering a Big South Conference sweep in Windom Tuesday. The Cardinal boys posted a five-stroke win over the Eagles, while the Luverne girls won by a tiebreaker. LHS 186, Windom 191 The Cardinal boys experienced a successful season debut when they...
The Luverne Cardinals turned in a dominating tennis performance when they took on the Blue Earth Area Bucs in Blue Earth Tuesday. Luverne won all seven matches in straight sets and never lost more than one game in a single set. Erik Wohnoutka (6-1, 6-1 over Chandler Kienitz), Jacob Jarchow (6-0, 6-...
With more than a quarter century of experience to draw from, Luverne assistant track coach Al Stoakes has seen a lot of different things over the years. Some might say that Stoakes has seen it all. The veteran assistant might have agreed with that at one point, but spring of 2016 has included...
Luverne's Rylee Olson is forced out at second base during Monday's home softball loss to Fairmont.
The Luverne softball team opened the 2016 season by hosting Fairmont for a non-conference contest Monday in Luverne. Luverne staged a furious comeback late in the game to make things interesting, but visiting Fairmont withstood the challenge to secure a 16-15 victory. Fairmont, which never trailed...
Luverne senior third baseman Cole Bosch prepares to snag a line drive during Monday's 12-9 home win over E-SWC.
The Luverne Cardinals plated five late runs to best the Edgerton-Southwest Christian Flying Dutchmen 12-9 during a baseball game staged Monday in Luverne. Trailing 9-7 after four and one-half innings of play, Luverne scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to gain an advantage and iced the...
Luverne’s Bergin Flom placed second in the pole vault by clearing 8-0 during the Luverne Invitational April 5. Flom also placed second in the high jump for the Cardinals during their outdoor debut.
The Luverne girls’ track team experienced a successful outdoor debut when they hosted the Luverne Invitational April 5. No team points were tallied at the event, but the fact that LHS claimed seven meet titles and placed second in eight events means the Cardinals held their own against the other...
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...

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