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The softball season came to an end for the Adrian Area Dragons during the quarterfinal round of the Section 3A Tournament May 19 in Edgerton. After rallying to pull out a 3-2 win over Red Rock Central-Westbrook-Walnut Grove during an opening round game in Ellsworth May 15, the eighth-seeded Dragons...
Luverne senior Mckenzi snags a ball in center field during Tuesday's tournament  loss to JCC.
The Luverne Cardinals bowed out of the Section 3AA Softball Tournament Tuesday in Pipestone. Luverne, the tournament’s sixth seed, met No. 3 Jackson County Central during the event’s opening round. The game was tight through three and one-half innings, but JCC put together a pair of five-run...
The Adrian baseball team wrapped up an 11-6 regular season by playing a non-conference game in Worthington Tuesday. The home-standing Trojans controlled the game by posting a 14-3 victory in a contest that ended after four and one-half innings of play due to the 10-run rule. Worthington scored four...
Area athletes will need to travel a slightly different path on the road to the state track meet in 2015. Gone are the days of Section 3A opening postseason competition with four sub-section meets. Replacing the format of four sub-sections are two super sub-sections. The change means Luverne, Hills-...
Two Luverne High School athletes earned all-conference honors during the first Big South Conference Golf Tournament staged Monday in Fairmont. A total of 18 boys and 18 girls form the all-conference squad at the end of the 18-hole event. Luverne sophomore Hailey Remme and freshman Coy Gonnerman...
The Adrian Dragons used a rally late in the game to pull out a 4-2 win over the Luverne Cardinals Monday in Luverne. Adrian, which lost to Luverne 17-3 in early April, plated a pair of runs in the top half of the sixth inning to event its annual season series with the Cardinals. Luverne tied the...
Brianna Jonason scores a third-inning run during Monday's 13-3 home win over Worthington.
The Luverne softball wrapped up their home slate by rolling to a 13-3, five-inning win over the Worthington Trojans Monday. Luverne exploded for 13 hits offensively and pitcher Rylee Olson tossed a three-hit complete game to highlight the win. Olson fanned six batters. After falling behind 1-0 in...
Mark Robinson strikes a forehand during Monday's section tournament win against MACCRAY.
The Luverne Cardinals experienced little trouble in disposing of the MACCRAY Wolverines during a quarterfinal round match of the Section 3A Team Tennis Tournament Monday in Luverne. Top-seeded LHS won all seven matches in straight sets against an overmatched Wolverines squad. “Everybody did their...
The Luverne girls placed third at the Minnesota State Class A True Team Track and Field Championships in Stillwater Saturday. Team members include (front row, from left) Gabrielle Ferrell, Madison Reisdorfer, Tayla Peterson, Kynzie Smedsrud, Naomi Dooyema, (second row) Hannah Ehlers, Mallory Thorson, Jaidyn Elbers, Sierra Schmuck, Joci Oye, C;laire Baustian, Courtney Siebenahler, Tianna Doppenberg, (third row) Kami Sawelle, Morgan Edwards, Bergin Flom, Mackenzie Petersen, Samantha Pierce, Sydney Biever, (ba
Luverne’s dream of repeating as the Minnesota State Class A True Team Track champion went unrealized Saturday in Stillwater. The champions of 2014 turned in a solid showing at the meet, but the Cardinals ended up placing third in a nine-team field with 379.5 points. Class A champion Blue Earth Area...
The Luverne boys placed seventh in a nine-team field at the Minnesota State Class A True Team Track and Field Championships in Stillwater Saturday. Team members include (front row, from left) Cyris Halverson, Matthew Hup, Jordy Thone, Austin Winter, Dalton DeSollar, Mitchell Muller, Trenton Rops, Jackson Winter, (second row), Payton Stemper, Brandon Winter, Tanner Wiese, Dylan Thorson, (third row) D.J. Reker, Eli Haugom, Drew Weis, Ethan Marshall, Logan Stratton, Jeremiah Dooyema, Griffin Ahrendt, (back) co
The Luverne boys slipped back in the pack at the Minnesota State Class A True Team Track and Field Championships in Stillwater Saturday. After placing third in the Class A field in 2014, the Cardinals placed seventh with 282.5 points at Saturday’s meet. Holdingford ran away with the state title by...

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