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There are times when limited to being a spectator can be a discouraging experience. June 10 wasn’t one of those times for this scribe. On the verge of fishing the big water of Ottertail Lake during the annual Rittenhouse family vacation, I had no intention of assuming a spectator role. After all,...
Four Luverne High School baseball players picked up postseason honors from Big South Conference officials Monday. Three Cardinals made the All-BSC Small School Division Baseball Team. Another LHS player drew one of nine honorable mention selections doled out by the league. Seniors Connor Crabtree,...
Sanford Luverne hosted the annual Buffalo Days Fun Run in Luverne Saturday, June 6. Races included Men’s and Women’s 5K and 10K races in addition to a half-mile kids’ fun run. The 5K and 10K race awarded the top two finishers in seven different categories based on the age of the runners. Sanford...
Luverne’s Ariel DeBeer (middle) and Katie Kracht (right) made the All-BSC Western Division Softball Team. Rylee Olson (left) received honorable mention honors.
Three members of the Luverne High School softball program raked in postseason honors from Big South Conference officials last week. Two Cardinals made the All-Big South Conference Small School Division Softball Team. Another Cardinal received honorable mention honors from the league officials....
The Luverne American Legion baseball team broke even when it played a doubleheader consisting of six-inning games Monday in Madison, South Dakota. Luverne notched a 4-1 win in the opener before falling 10-9 in the finale. The Cardinals sport a 6-3 record at set’s send.   Luverne 4, Madison 1 The...
Three Adrian High School golfers capped their seasons at the Minnesota State Class A Golf Championships staged June 9-10 at the Pebble Lake Golf Club near Becker. Representing Adrian at the event were Collin Kemper (right), Ryan Elias (left) and Jada Elias (middle).
Three Adrian High School athletes wrapped up the golf season at the Minnesota State Class A Golf Championships staged June 9-10 at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker. Senior Collin Kemper and juniors Ryan and Jada Elias made their first appearances for AHS at the state classic. Kemper turned in...
The Luverne Redbirds ran their amateur baseball winning streak to eight games after posting a pair of victories in a five-day span. The Redbirds topped Tracy by six runs June 10 in Luverne before pulling out a one-run win in Windom Sunday. Luverne, 8-1 overall, played in Pipestone Wednesday (June...
The Tri-State Buffalos evened their Southern Plains Football League record at 3-3 with a 27-16 victory over the Albert Lea Grizzlies Saturday in Albert Lea. Quarterback Alex Toupal tossed three touchdown passes in the game’s first half to help the Buffalos open a 19-0 lead before the intermission....
The Luverne VFW baseball team upped its record to 5-1 for the season after registering a 12-5 victory in Westbrook Monday. With Declan Beers driving in three runs to lead the way, Luverne never trailed in the contest. Trenton Bass reached base on an error and scored on an error to give the Cards a...
Tayla Peterson (left) prepares to take the baton from Joci Oye during the 100-meter relay during Thursday’s section meet in Luverne. Peterson won the 200-meter dash with a school-record time of 25.99 and ran a leg with Luverne’s winning 800-meter relay during the meet.
The Luverne girls’ track team captured its third consecutive team title during the Section 3A Track and Field Championships staged Thursday in Luverne. The Cardinals turned in a 103-point performance to best second-place finishing Redwood Valley (66 points) and the rest of the squads in a 24-team...

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