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Three members of the Adrian Dragon golf team represented Section 3A at the Minnesota State Class A Golf Tournament. The two-day tournament was played June 14-15 at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker Adrian senior Ryan Elias, playing in his second state golf tournament, led all area golfers at the...
Two Rock County seniors wrapped up their high school golf careers at different state tournaments last week. Luverne’s Chaz Smedsrud mixed it up at the Minnesota State Class AA Golf Tournament staged at the Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course near Jordan June 14-15. Hills-Beaver Creek’s Stuart Plimpton...
Luverne's Joey Slieter dives safely to first base during Sunday's home loss to the Fairmont Martins.
The Luverne Redbirds squandered an early advantage when they entertained Fairmont for a game at Redbird Field Sunday. The hosts played well early to open a 5-0 lead after three innings of play, but the Martins rallied to outscore Luverne 14-4 over the final six frames to secure a 14-9 victory....
Tri-State Buffalo Cody Scholten is tripped up by a Southwest Minnesota defender during Saturday's football game in Hills.
The Tri-State Buffalos finished the regular season with a 1-7 record after taking a setback from the Southwest Minnesota Crusaders Saturday in Hills. The Buffalos dropped a 39-point decision to the Crusaders when the teams met in Edgerton May 14 and couldn’t keep the game more competitive in...
First baseman Matt Ziegler of the Luverne VFW baseball team records an out against Slayton Monday.
The Luverne VFW baseball team ran its record to 7-0 with two home wins in the past week. The Cardinals defeated Pipestone 20-10 Thursday and Slayton 10-5 Monday. Luverne plays at Worthington on Thursday. Luverne 10, Slayton 5 The Cardinals played a solid game when they hosted the Slayton VFW team...
The Luverne American Legion baseball team opened its season with five games this week. On Tuesday, June 7, Luverne traveled to Fulda and earned its first win. The Legion team then traveled to Yankton Friday and Saturday to compete in the Lewis and Clark Wood Bat Tournament.  The young Cardinal...
The Luverne Redbirds traveled to Belle Plaine to compete in the Tigertown Classic Saturday and Sunday. Luverne went 1-1 in the tournament and stands at 7-3 on the season. The Redbirds host Fairmont Sunday at 2 p.m. at Redbird Field. Luverne 5, Hayfield-Kasson 4 Codie Zeutenhorst pitched all eight...
Retiring LHS track coach Craig Nelson (far left) was honored at the annual track and field banquet Monday night in the Blue Mound Banquet Center. He received a quilt made from LHS state track T-shirts. Pictured with him are Ruth Stoakes and Connie Lais. 
Runners begin the Buffalo Days Fun Run at the Sanford Luverne parking lot June 4. The event drew 65 runners of all ages.
More than sixty-five runners participated in the annual Buffalo Days Fun Run on Saturday, June 4 in Luverne. The event, organized by Sanford Luverne, included 5K and 10K races for men and women and a half-mile kids fun run. The top two finishers in seven different age categories were provided by...
Luverne is set to host two triathlons in July. The Davis Lake Triathlon will be a part of the activities planned for July 4 at The Lake at the end of West Edgehill Street. A mini race will begin at 9 a.m. That event will include 0.3 miles of kayaking, two miles of bike riding and a one-mile run....

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