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The Luverne White 10 and Under softball team placed third at the Little Sioux Softball League Tournament staged in Jasper July 10-11. Team members include (front row, from left) Kierra Binford, Madison Fick, Emma Beyer, Kamryn Van Batavia, Josie Anderson, Honor Hough, (back) Trista Baustian, Tori Hemme, Billi Connell, Makenna Moss, Mallory Nelson, Cheyenne Schutz, Averill Sehr, coach April Schutz and Jocelyn Hart. Missing is Elizabeth Wagner and Christina Wagner. The team posted a 10-5 overall record this s
The Luverne 10 and Under White softball team turned in a strong showing at the Little Sioux Softball League Tournament in Jasper July 10-11. After putting together a 7-3 regular season to earn the fourth seed for the tournament, the White squad went 3-2 in Jasper to place third at the event. The...
Charlotte, N.C., native Tyler Kashdan (left) and Mike Haakenson (right) won the Member-Guest Tournament title.
Tyler Kashdan believes in making positive first impressions. To that end, the Charlotte, N.C., native stepped out of his comfort zone last summer to extend an olive branch to Luverne’s Mike Haakenson. After learning about Haakenson’s passion for golf, Kashdan, who played the game from time to time...
The Luverne Redbirds withstood a late challenge by the Hadley Buttermakers to secure a 4-1 win Sunday in Hadley. Sporting a 4-2 lead after four and one-half innings of play, Luverne surrendered one run in the bottom half of the seventh inning and Hadley had the bases full with one out moments later...
Luverne's Cole Bosch snares a throw in front of a sliding Edgerton runner during Friday's tournament game in Pipestone.
The Luverne American Legion baseball team qualified for Second District American Legion Baseball Tournament by going 2-1 during the Sub-District A Tournament over the weekend in Pipestone. The Cards lost their first game of the event to Edgerton Friday, but they bounced back to defeat Heron Lake...
Luverne's Cole Bosch slides across home plate to score the second run of a 7-2 loss to Edgerton Friday in Pipestone.
The Luverne opened the Sub-District A American Legion Baseball Tournanent by dropping a 7-2 decision to Edgerton Friday in Pipestone. Edgerton scored put together three-run rallies in the first and second innings to open a 6-0 lead and Luverne never recovered from the early deficit. The Cards did...
Luverne Community Education placed second in the regular season and won the Luverne Community Education Minor League baseball tournament title. Team members include (front row, from left) Masyn Akkerman, Riley Reese, Cameron Fenske, Ryan Fick, Jaden Reisch, Brendan Eidem, Tyson Cowell, (middle) Andy Halverson, Landon Ahrendt, Holden Overgaard, Layke Miller, Gavin Reisch, Austin Ossefoort, (back) coaches Scott Overgaard and Brian Miller. Missing is Matthew Rogers.
The top two teams from the Luverne Community Education Minor League baseball circuit battled each other for the postseason tournament title at Joe Roberts Field Thursday. Exchange State Bank, the tournament’s No. 1 seed after posting an 8-2 record in the regular season, met No. 2 Luverne Community...
The Luverne VFW baseball team completed a 7-8 regular season by recording a walk-off win at Redbird Field Thursday. Taking on Westbrook for the second time this summer, the young Cardinals found themselves facing a 4-1 deficit early in the contest. Luverne battled back to knot the score at four...
Luverne shortstop Skyler Wenninger releases an off-balance throw to first base during a July 8 win over Wilmont at Redbird Field.
The Luverne Redbirds bounced back from a disappointing performance in Truman Tuesday by rolling to a 13-2 win over Wilmont Wednesday at Redbird Field. Luverne scored the first five runs of the game and never lost control of the contest against the Cardinals. Phillip Paquette and Codie Zeutenhorst...
The Luverne Redbirds dropped their third game of the season when they fell by six runs to Martin County in Truman Tuesday. Martin County put together four-run rallies in the third and fifth innings to open a commanding 8-0 lead. Luverne outscored the hosts 5-3 in the final three frames, but it wasn...
The Luverne American Legion baseball team wrapped up an 11-4 regular season by hosting Heron Lake at Redbird Field July 7. The Cardinals scored three runs in the first two innings and never lost control of the game on the way to securing a 9-1 victory. Luverne scored one run in the first inning and...

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