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The Luverne girls had to erase an early deficit to secure their second hockey win of the season Saturday in Long Prairie. The Prairie Center Blue Devils sported 1-0 early in the contest, but LHS netted five of the final seven goals of the game to pull out a 5-3 victory. Trailing 1-0 after a first...
The Luverne fell from hockey’s unbeaten ranks during their first road test of the year Friday in Litchfield. In what was the first of two road games over the weekend, the Cardinals came up on the short end of a 2-0 decision against the Litchfield-Dassel-Cokato Dragons. Goals came at a minimum...
Luverne seniors Lexi Henrichs (9) and Maddie Dinger compete for the puck along with a trio of Albert Lea players during Thursday's hockey opener at the Blue Mound Ice Arena.
The Luverne girls got off to a strong start to the hockey season by skating to a 4-1 win over Albert Lea Tuesday at the Blue Mound Ice Arena. The score was knotted at one after the first period of play, but the rest of the night belonged to LHS eighth-grader Reghan Bork. Playing in her first...
Five members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club turned in strong showings at the Midwest Tae Kwon Do Championships Nov. 4 in Tea, South Dakota. They are (from left) Perceyis Trierweiler, Reagan Gangestad, Tyler Johnson, Tryg Tollefson and Haylee Overvaag.
Five members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club found success at the 36th version of the Midwest Tae Kwon Do Championships Nov. 4 in Tea, South Dakota. Luverne’s entries placed in 10 events. Perceyis Trierweiler had a big day in the Junior Division (ages 12-13), where she took top honors in the...
H-BC’s Avery Wysong (second, left), Sidney Fick (second, right), Olivia Richards (right) and Megan Gehrke (not pictured) are members of the 2017 All-Red Rock Conference Volleyball Team. Paige Tilstra (left) received honorable mention.
Nine athletes from the Star Herald coverage area received postseason honors from Red Rock officials last week. Four Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots and two Adrian Dragons grace the 22-player roster of the 2017 All-RRC Volleyball Team. One player each from H-BC, Adrian and Ellsworth locked up three of...
Two individuals who played key roles in Luverne’s volleyball resurgence this fall reaped the benefits of their efforts last week. Both first-year head coach Susan Bork and standout senior Alexis Ferrell received some prestigious awards for their contributions to Luverne’s 20-win season. It was a...
Jordan Kopp
The 2017-18 winter sports season includes two coaching changes involving teams from the Star Herald coverage area. The Luverne High School wrestling program is led by a first-year head coach, while the Adrian girls’ basketball program opens the season with co-coaches. Longtime assistant Jordan Kopp...
5K run Registration is now open for the 15th Annual De-Light-Ful Run set for Saturday, Nov. 25, at 6 p.m. The race will start and end at the Luverne Armory this year, which will also be the site of a free post-race dance with the Casey Muessingman Band providing the entertainment. Online...
Luverne eighth-grader Brooklynn Ver Steeg (middle) takes a turn with a group of runners during the Minnesota State Class A Cross Country Championships at St. Olaf College in Northfield Saturday.
The Luverne girls wrapped up a successful season with a strong showing at the Minnesota State Class A Cross Country Championships Saturday at St. Olaf College in Northfield. Luverne, which was making its 10th appearance as a team at state competition since 2002, solidified its position as one of...
The final week of the fall sports season here in southwest Minnesota provided me with some of my personal highlights of the 2017 campaign. The Luverne volleyball and girls’ cross country teams may not have claimed any titles, but they represented the Star Herald coverage area with dignity and grace...

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