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Luverne third baseman Logan Norman moves in front of a bouncing ball during Wednesday's 2-1 loss in Pipestone.
The Luverne Redbirds struggled offensively during an amateur baseball game in Pipestone July 11. Luverne was limited to one hit and placed a total of four runners on base during a 2-1 loss to the A's. Pipestone gained the upper hand by plating unearned runs in the fifth and sixth innings. Luverne...
The Luverne VFW baseball team posted a pair of wins and earned one draw after playing three games in two days last week. Luverne strolled to an 18-run win over Marshall Orange in Marshall June 10. The Cardinals posted a seven-run win in Game 1 of a road set against Sioux Falls East June 11 before...
Luverne’s Jerilyn Britz (standing, left) was on the receiving end of a surprise sendoff inside the Luverne Country Club July 3. Britz is playing in the first U.S. Women’s Senior Open starting Thursday in Illinois.
Luverne’s Jerilyn Britz should be well into what she calls being in tournament mode right now. For the 1979 U.S. Open champion, tournament mode is a deep state of concentration, and it has served her well in the past. Being able to block out all of the distractions surrounding big events is...
Like many Rock County residents, I’ll do my best to keep up with what’s going on in Wheaton, Illinois, over the next four days. Luverne’s Jerilyn Britz is playing in the first U.S. Women’s Senior Open Championship at the Chicago Golf Club starting Thursday. Britz is one of 120 players taking their...
Gonzalez shines A Luverne man has helped a team capture a division championship in the Southern Plains Football League. Ryan Gonzalez, a 2014 Luverne High School graduate, is playing with the Sioux Empire Crusaders this season. Gonzalez, who played defense in high school, is the starting...
Luverne first baseman Charlie Reisch snags the ball to register an out during Monday's home loss to Worthington.
Worthington snapped a five-game run of wins put together by the Luverne American Legion baseball team when the squads squared off at Redbird Field Monday. The score was tied at one after three innings of play before Worthington outscored Luverne 4-1 over the final four frames to secure a 5-2...
Luverne registered its 11th VFW baseball win of the season in convincing fashion by rolling to an 11-1 home win over Worthington Monday. After surrendering one run in the top half of the first inning, Luverne plated 11 consecutive runs over next six innings to win the game by the 10 run rule....
The Luverne Redbirds upped their record to 13-4 with a 5-0 victory in Ruthton Sunday. Codie Zeutenhorst tossed a nine-inning shutout and Tyler Reisdorfer drove in three runs at the plate to highlight the win. Zeutenhorst fanned 12 batters and limited Ruthton to four hits in the game. Reisdorfer...
The Luverne American Legion baseball team coasted to a 10-0, five-inning win over Heron Lake-Okabena in Heron Lake Friday. Three Luverne pitchers tossed a combined three-hit shutout and the Cards plated 10 runs in the first four innings of their fifth consecutive victory. Luverne took a 2-0 lead...
Luverne's Monica Facile teamed up with Danielle Ganun and Amy Chapa to win the women's team title during the Shark Race at the Davis Lake Triathlon.
The third annual Davis Lake Triathlon stage on the Fourth of July ended with a variety of champions. Local talent walked away with the team titles, while out-of-county entries claimed the individual championships. All things considered, timing worked in favor of the triathletes. Once the Minnow...

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