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When the Minnesota State High School League announced plans for fall sports Aug. 4, much of the focus was on the football and volleyball seasons moving to spring. Cross country, tennis, swimming, soccer and other teams, however, were given the green light to compete this fall with various...
Colton Arends of Luverne placed first in the Stock Cars class at Rapid Speedway Friday. Pictured are Colton Arends (left) with Teresa Arends, Paul Arends and flagman Cody Johnson..
Local dirt-track racers competed at three local tracks this weekend. Colton Arends led Rock County drivers by winning the Stock Car A Feature race at Rapid Speedway Friday night. Locals also raced at Murray County Speedway in Slayton Friday and I-90 Speedway near Hartford, South Dakota, Saturday...
BASEBALL 2020   Luverne Redbirds June 4      at Brandon Valley     4-3   W June 13    at Castlewood           9-5   W June 13    at Castlewood           9-0   W June 17    Tracy Engineers     12-1   WJune 24    Ruthton Royals       10-0   W June 26    Jackson Bulls         12-2    L June 28   ...
Riley Sneller scored one run and added an RBI for the Luverne 17U baseball team during their 10-0 victory over Minneota Friday in Luverne.
The Luverne 17U baseball team wrapped up its pandemic-abbreviated 2020 summer season by placing second at the Southwest Minnesota 17U Tournament played in Luverne Friday and Saturday. Luverne, the No. 1 seed in the tournament, defeated Minneota 10-0 Friday night and Worthington 5-1 Saturday morning...
McClure Electric placed second in the 2020 Major League Baseball tournament. Pictured are (front, left) Aiden Hamm, Jesse Vis, Keegan Jessen, Brenden Snyders; (back) coach Mike Buss, Ben Hartquist, Landyn Lais, Kasey Buss, Brody Goembel and Maddux Domagala.
Papik Motors won the 2020 Luverne Community Education Major League baseball championship. Papik’s defeated McClure Electric 9-8 in the title game played at Joe Roberts Field July 29.   Schomacker Cleaning won the 2020 Luverne Community Education Minor League Softball championship. The team defeated...
The Luverne Redbirds defeated the Adrian A’s 15-1 July 29 at Redbird Field in the first game of the Region 13C tournament. Tyler Reisdorfer was the winning pitcher for Luverne and Declan Beers was catcher.
The Luverne amateur baseball team took its first step toward returning to the Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament this week. The Redbirds won their first best-of-three playoff series, defeating the Adrian A’s 15-1 Wednesday, July 29, and 9-5 Friday, July 31. Luverne, the No. 2 seed in the...
Luverne 19U catcher Hunter Baker tags an RTR runner who was called out at home during his team’s doubleheader sweep Thursday at Redbird Field.
The Luverne 17U baseball team went 2-1 in their final week of the regular season. The Cardinals defeated Jackson 7-2 and Pipestone 11-2 before coming up short against Hadley The 17U team hosts an eight-team end-of-year tournament Friday and Saturday. Games will be played at both Redbird Field and...
Luverne’s Connor Overgaard made a number of solid defensive plays at first base during his 17U team’s 11-2 victory over Pipestone Thursday.
The Luverne 17U baseball team went 2-1 in their final week of the regular season. The Cardinals defeated Jackson 7-2 and Pipestone 11-2 before coming up short against Hadley The 17U team hosts an eight-team end-of-year tournament Friday and Saturday. Games will be played at both Redbird Field and...
Rock County racecar drivers competed at four local tracks last weekend. In addition to the usual racing in Slayton, Rock Rapids, Iowa, and Hartford, South Dakota, the Rock County Speedway in Luverne hosted the annual Rock County Fair Enduro race Saturday night.   Rock County Speedway Eric Gaul of...
After waiting three months to play baseball due to pandemic restrictions, four Luverne athletes played all the baseball they could want last week. They competed in eight games in five days, including three on July 17, as members of both the Luverne 19U and the Redbirds teams. Pictured are (from left) Ethan Beyer, Cade Wenninger, Isaiah Bartels and Colby Crabtree. Quinn Buss also plays on both teams.
“It’s better to play three games in one day than no baseball at all.” That’s how Luverne’s Cade Wenninger summed up playing three baseball games on two teams in one day Friday, July 17, after the high school baseball season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Wenninger, incoming senior at...

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