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A handful of local dirt-track racers took part in a race at Rock County Speedway on Aug. 29. Jasmine Kalass of Luverne took home fourth place. Trevor Fluit of Kenneth took home sixth place. Greg Vande Velde of Luverne placed seventh. Dean Baker of Luverne placed 10th. Evan Schettler of Adrian...
It was business as usual for the Luverne Cardinals on Thursday, Sept. 3, as they defeated the Worthington Trojans 6-1. With the victory, the Cardinals improved to 4-0 on the young season. Luverne head coach Jon Beers said he hopes the strong start to the season will continue this week. The...
Luverne cross country runners opened their season in Pipestone on Thursday, Aug. 27. Tenley Nelson (pictured, center) took home first place for the Cardinals.
Not even the heat could slow down the Luverne cross country team on Thursday, Aug. 27. At the Hiawatha Park in Pipestone, the girls’ varsity runners got their season started off on the right foot by taking home first place at the team’s opening meet of the season. “It’s a very veteran group,”...
Four outs. That’s what stood between the Luverne Redbirds and advancing to the next round of the Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament. The Redbirds were leading the Young America Cardinals 4-3 in the bottom of the eighth inning, with two outs and runners on first and second. At that point it...
Luverne’s Liz Kelm serves the ball during her match against Pipestone Monday night.
Luverne takes pair of duals against Pipestone Area   By Brennen Rupp The Luverne tennis team was running on all cylinders Thursday, Aug. 27, in Pipestone. The Cardinals won every match to defeat the Arrows 7-0. In doubles action, Solveig Tofteland and Lauren Ver Steeg dropped their first set 6-0....
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        4:30pm Sept. 8       at St. James            4:30pm Sept. 10     at Marshall              4:30pm Sept. 14...
With a first-round 5-3 win over the Mora Blue Devils Saturday, the Luverne Redbirds advanced to play the Young America Cardinals this Sunday. The second-round game will be played at Riverside Park in Springfield at 2 p.m. The Redbirds enter the game with an 18-4 record while the Cardinals,...
The Luverne Redbirds made their 12th state amateur baseball tournament appearance in team history Saturday with a 5-3 opening win over the Mora Blue Knights in Springfield. Pictured are (front, from left) player-manager Brooks Maurer, Phil Paquette, Ethan Beyer, Tyler Reisdorfer, Gaige Nath, Declan Beers, Quinn Buss, Will Brown, Cade Wenninger; (back) Kobe Lovell (drafted from the Windom Pirates), Brandon Alfson (drafted from the Pipestone A’s), Skyler Wenninger, Logan Norman, Codie Zeutenhorst, Jake Haugen
The Luverne Redbirds opened the 2020 Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament with a win Saturday. Luverne defeated the Mora Blue Devils 5-3 at Riverside Park in Springfield. With the win, the Redbirds advance to the second round of the state tournament and will face the Young America Cardinals...
Luverne senior Roz Oye is returning to the No. 1 singles spot for the Cardinal tennis team this fall. Oye defeated her Worthington opponent 6-1, 6-2 Monday afternoon. The Luverne team won the match 6-1.
The Luverne girls’ tennis team opened the 2020 season with a victory Monday in Luverne. The Cardinals defeated the Worthington Trojans 6-1, winning all three doubles matches and three of four singles contests. The tennis team joins the cross country team as the only Cardinal sports allowed to...
It was a relatively quiet weekend for local dirt track drivers at area racetracks. Brandon Boeve of Beaver Creek led Rock County racers when he placed fifth in the Sportsman’s class at Rapid Speedway Friday night. Local drivers also competed at Murray County Speedway in Slayton Friday night and I-...

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