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Luverne's Josh Slieter steals second base as the ball eludes the glove of a Milroy defender during a Region 13C game staged in Luverne Aug. 6.
The Luverne Redbirds earned a berth in the Minnesota State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament by winning a semifinal-round series in the Region 13C Tournament from Milroy. The Irish nipped the Redbirds by one run in Luverne Aug. 5, but Luverne posted victories over Milroy Friday and Sunday to win...
The Luverne Redbirds evened their Region 13C Playoff Series with Milroy by posting a 4-3 victory at Irish Yard near Milroy Friday. Sporting a 3-1 lead after four and one-half innings of play, the Redbirds found themselves in a deadlock when Milroy plated single runs in the sixth and seventh innings...
Luverne second baseman Cole Johnson attempts to snag a throw from catcher Codie Zeutenhorst during Wednesday's playoff game against Milroy at Redbird Field.
The Milroy Irish snapped an eight-game winning streak put together by the Luverne Redbirds when the teams opened a three-game series in the Region 13C Playoffs Wednesday in Luverne. Prior to the contest, Luverne’s last loss came against Martin County July 7 in Truman. Luverne overcame a pair of two...
Saturday marked the beginning of what is one of my favorite times of the year. Tournament time at the Luverne Country Club does mean the golf season is winding down for some. To me it means the time has come to usher in the most intriguing events the LCC has to offer. It started with the Senior...
A team sponsored by Rhonna Jarchow took top honors during the 18th annual Rock County Kids Golf Scrambler staged at the Luverne Country Club Monday. Team members include (from left) Scott Bowman, Adam Siebenahler, Tim Fey and Cory Norman.
Twenty teams gathered at the Luverne Country Club Monday for the 18th annual Rock County Kids Golf Scrambler. In what proved to be a tight competition, a team sponsored by Rhonna Jarchow walked away with the tournament title. Jarchow’s foursome recorded a net tally of 28.3 strokes during the nine-...
Activities meeting The Luverne High School Activities Eligibility Meeting is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, in the Luverne Elementary School gym. This is a mandatory meeting for students (and their parents/guardians) who plan to participate in Minnesota State High School League athletic...
Luverne’s Steven Walker (No. 12), pictured during Saturday’s Enduro Race, won the pure stock feature during Thursday’s Rock County Speedway Races. Walker topped 14 other drivers in the feature event.
Thursday night turned into a busy evening for those in charge of overseeing the Rock County Speedway Races at the Rock County Fair. One year after an outside entity hosted an event that attracted 47 cars in three different classes, a locally-ran event gave racing fans more of a treat. A total of 65...
Logan Norman snags a ball in right field during Wednesday's series opener against Lakefield at Redbird Field.
The Luverne Redbirds opened the Region 13C Playoffs by sweeping a best-of-three-game-series with Lakefield. Luverne registered a seven-run win in the series debut at Redbird Field July 29 before completing a sweep with a nine-run win in Lakefield Friday. The sweep sends the 18-3 Redbirds to the...
Mary Jo Graphenteen registered a hole-in-one at the Luverne Country Club July 28.
A long-time player accomplished a career-first during a round of golf at the Luverne Country Club July 28. Prior to that fateful day at the LCC, Mary Jo Graphenteen had won more Women’s Club Championships (one, in 1993) than she had registered aces during her career. That changed late in the...
Luverne's Jared Pick slaps a tag on a Lakefield runner during Wednesday's playoff game at Redbird Field.
The Luverne Redbirds opened Region 13C Playoffs by registering a 10-3 win over the Lakefield Horned Frogs in Luverne Wednesday. The first game of the best-of-three series was competitive for through six innings, but Luverne plated five runs in the home half of the eighth inning to ice the victory....

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