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The Luverne Redbirds staged a thrilling come-from-behind victory against the Hadley Buttermakers to during their home opener Wednesday. Trailing 5-3 after seven and one-half innings of play, Luverne plated one run in the home half of the eighth inning before pulling one a one-run win after Dominic...
The 2016 version of the Trojan Relays attracted three track programs from the Star Herald coverage area to Worthington May 17. Luverne competed in the Class AA division of the event, while Adrian and Hills-Beaver Creek participated in the Class A division. The LHS squads placed third in team...
Six area golfers made their respective all-conference squads during the Red Rock Conference Golf Championships in Worthington May 17. Three Adrian girls, two AHS boys and one Hills-Beaver Creek boy made their respective 10-player all-league rosters. The Adrian girls made a bid to win the team title...
Dragons fall to Arrows in 11 innings The Adrian baseball team dropped a 2-1 decision to the Pipestone Arrows during an 11-inning marathon in Pipestone. The Dragons led 1-0 when courtesy runner Jeffery Cauwels scored at the end of a double steal in the top of the sixth, but the Arrows plated single...
Mark Robinson posted Luverne's lone win in singles during Tuesday's Big South Conference championship match against St. Peter.
The Luverne Cardinals took their first tennis loss of the season during the Big South Conference championship match Tuesday in Luverne. LHS, the Western Division champion, took on Eastern Division champ St. Peter for overall title. The Saints went 3-1 in singles and took two of three double matches...
A Luverne High School graduated wrapped up an outstanding junior season as a member of the Southwest Minnesota State University men’s track program Saturday in Sioux Falls. Alex Weis, a 2013 LHS graduate, compiled a total of six meet titles for the Mustangs in 2016. His sixth one came Saturday at...
Top honored Tianna Top, a Luverne native who graduated from Southwest Christian High School in 2015, drew honorable mention honors from the Great Plains Athletic Conference for her performance as a member of the Dordt College (Sioux Center, Iowa) softball team. Top compiled a 13-9 record and...
The Luverne tennis team battled hard to pull out a 5-4 win over Lincoln’s junior varsity squad Monday in Sioux Falls. The teams split six singles matches, but LHS took two of three doubles contests to secure the victory. “They really have a nice JV team. They are a little younger than us in age,...
Adrian Area senior shortstop Jodi Bents fields a bouncing ball before tagging out a Red Rock Central-Westbrook-Walnut Grove runner during Monday’s softball game in Ellsworth.
A big third inning by the Adrian Area Dragons proved to be the difference during Monday’s softball game against the Red Rock Central-Westbrook-Walnut Grove Falcons in Ellsworth. RRC-W-WG opened a 2-0 lead in the game’s first inning before AA exploded for seven runs in the home half of the third to...
The Luverne golf teams pulled of a sweep when they entertained the Adrian Dragons for matches at the Luverne Country Club Monday. The Cardinal boys secured a 174-205 victory over the Dragons, while the LHS girls handed AHS a 181-213 setback. Chaz Smedsrud led the 15-13 Cardinal boys to victory by...

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