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The Adrian volleyball team slipped to 1-2 for the season after dropping a non-conference match Thursday in Northrup. Taking on Martin Luther-Granada-Huntley-East Chain on its home floor, the Dragons came up on the short end of a 3-0 decision. Adrian nearly pulled out a win in the opening set before...
The Adrian girls’ cross country team made its 2016 debut at the Mountain Lake Area Invitational Aug. 31 in Mountain Lake. Competing in a field of 10 complete varsity teams, the Dragons placed seventh with 180 points. Fairmont captured the team title with 33 points. Moriah Bullerman set the pace for...
Luverne senior Hailey Franken attacks the ball at the net during Tuesday's 3-0 win over Southwest Christian in Edgerton.
A promising volleyball season got off to a good start when the Luverne Cardinals swept the Southwest Christian E-Gals on their home floor in Edgerton Tuesday. Luverne faced deficits in all three sets before bouncing back to win the battle by outscoring SWC 75-52 during the evening. The Cardinals...
Two volleyball teams from the Star Herald coverage area squared off against each other to open the 2016 season Aug. 30. The Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots made the trip to Adrian to take on the Dragons in a non-conference clash. The night belonged to H-BC, which secured a 3-0 victory by outscoring the...
The Ellsworth High School volleyball team made its 2016 debut under the guidance of first-year head coach Jessica Albrecht Aug. 30 at Edgerton Public School. The Panthers forced the Flying Dutchmen to play four games on their home floor, but it was Edgerton that came out on the winning end of a 3-1...
The 2016 fall sports season should include success for a number of teams from the Star Herald coverage area. After conducting preseason interviews with the coaches, I believe good things are in store for local teams in cross country, football and volleyball. While Adrian returns an individual state...
The Luverne capped a two-event tennis road stretch by falling 6-1 to River Valley in Sleepy Eye Monday. RV swept LHS in singles competition and went 2-1 in doubles during the victory. “We played well in singles for not playing a singles match in more than a week. We just need to get better at...
Dan Serie (middle) rallied on Sunday to win the championship flight of the Luverne Country Club Men’s Club Tournament for the 10th time in his career. Chris Nowatzki (right) and Mark Iveland (left) placed second and third respectively.
A Sunday rally lifted Dan Serie to his 10th club title during the Men’s Club Tournament at the Luverne County Club over the weekend. Trailing by four shots when play was complete on Saturday, Serie bounced back to shoot a two-over-par 74 during the final day of play to secure a one-stroke win over...
Six golfers won flight titles during the 78th Men’s Club Tournament at the Luverne Country Club over the weekend. They are (from left) Skyler Hoiland, Dave Iverson, Evan Verbrugge, Barry Rieck and Mike Smith. Not pictured is Jason Heard, who won the fourth flight.
Six other players joined 2016 club champion Dan Serie as flight champions during the 78th version of the Men’s Club Tournament staged at the Luverne Country Club over the weekend. While Serie took home the top prize, Mike Smith, Skyler Hoiland, Dave Iverson, Evan Verbrugge, Jason Heard and Barry...
The Luverne Cardinal cross country teams opened the 2016 season by turning in seventh-place efforts at the Beresford (South Dakota) Invitational Friday. The LHS boys produced a 119-point effort to place seventh in a nine-team field. The Cardinal girls registered 86 points to finish seventh out of...

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