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Top finishers in the 2020 Cardinal Pride competition include (front, from left) Gavyn Boll, Zach Ahrendt, Jack Schlosser, (back) Cade Wenninger, LaShad Smith, Casey Sehr and Zach Kruse.
The results are in. Luverne High School senior Cade Wenninger is the winner of the annual “Cardinal Pride” competition. The yearly event challenges the athletes to be in the best shape possible. Wenninger passed that test with flying colors, finishing with a total score of 1,669.45. The senior was...
The Luverne High School Trap Shooting Team is entering its fifth year of existence, coming off a spring conference victory. “We won the conference with the kids that originally started the program,” Scott Loosbrock, the head coach said. “Those kids did a shortened season due to COVID. He said they...
The Luverne cross country team put together a strong showing in Pipestone on Thursday, Sept. 24. At the Hiawatha Pageant Grounds, the Cardinals took home first place in four of the five competitions. “I thought the kids competed well and showed a lot of improvement since the first meet on that same...
Leif Ingebretson (left) and Levi Gonnerman (right) compete in Luverne's home meet on Friday, Sept. 18.
Luverne cross country runners competed in their second home meet of the season on Friday, Sept. 18. In the team’s fourth meet of the season, both the girls’ and boys’ teams placed second. Camden Janiszeski made it four straight Top Five finishes to kick off the season. Janiszeski placed third with...
LUVERNE GIRLS’ TENNIS   Aug. 24      Worthington (H)      6-1 (W) Aug. 27      at Pipestone            6-1 (W) Aug. 31      Pipestone (H)         7-0 (W) Sept. 3       at Worthington        6-1 (W) Sept. 10     at Marshall              5-2 (W) Sept. 12     at St. James             2-5 (L) Sept. 14...
Ainslie Robinson returns a serve during her match against Redwood Valley on Sept. 17 in Luverne.
The Luverne Cardinals continued their strong start to the season by defeating Redwood Valley twice in the past week. On Thursday, Sept. 17, the Cardinals defeated Redwood Valley 7-0. “The girls played great,” Luverne head coach Jon Beers said. “We won all our matches to pick up the sweep.” The No....
Elise Jarchow returns a serve during Luverne's match against Marshall in Luverne on Monday, Sept. 14
The Luverne Cardinals girls’ tennis team improved their record to 5-1 on the season by going 2-1 with their last three contests. The Cardinals opened up the week by defeating the Marshall Tigers 5-2 in Marshall on Thursday, Sept. 10. “I was very happy with the way the girls played,” Luverne head...
Tenley Nelson competes in Luverne's first home meet of the season earlier this month.
There are three certainties in life: death, taxes and Tenley Nelson making it to the state tournament in cross country. Nelson has been competing at the varsity level in cross country since she was in seventh grade. She has made an appearance at the state meet each year. Now as a junior, Nelson is...
The Luverne cross country runners competed in their third meet of the season on Thursday, Sept. 10, in Marshall. The girls’ varsity squad finished second and the boys finished third. It was business as usual for Tenley Nelson. The junior took home her third straight first-place finish to open the...
Regan Feit takes part in Luverne's first home cross country meet of the season on Friday, Sept. 4.
The Luverne Cardinals welcomed the Marshall and Windom cross country teams to Luverne on Friday, Sept. 4. In their first home meet of the season, the Cardinals finished second on the girls’ side and third on the boys’ side of competition. “We had some very nice improvements from last week,” Luverne...

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