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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   ...
Jeremy Smith of Luverne found victory lane when he won the A Modified Feature race at Murray County Speedway in Slayton Friday. Pictured above are Aaron Betz, Jeremy Smith and Makenzie Smith.
Luverne’s Jeremy Smith took the checkered flag in the A Modifieds class at Murray County Speedway in Slayton Friday. Rock County drivers also competed at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, Friday night.      Rapid Speedway Eric Gaul and Colton Arends, both of Luverne, led local drivers at Rapid...
Colton Arends and Thomas Kracht placed first in their feature races to lead local dirt track drivers over the weekend. Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, hosted two nights of racing action and Rock County drivers took full advantage of the extra night of racing. Murray County Speedway in Slayton...
 Luverne siblings Katie, Thomas and Kaden Kracht all raced on the same track on the same night at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, Friday night. All three continue the Kracht family tradition of racing red, number 15 cars on local dirt tracks.
When looking at local dirt track racing results, it’s not unusual to see the name Kracht published in the newspaper. Just this week, four different Krachts raced in three different classes at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids. What is unusual is that three of those racecar drivers are siblings.  Thomas...
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   ...
Missy Verbrugge
Verbrugge records hole-in-one Missy Verbrugge of Luverne recorded her first hole-in-one while playing at Luverne Country Club Sunday. Verbrugge’s ace occurred on the third hole at LCC where she used a pitching wedge to send the ball approximately 90 yards to the green. It rolled about five yards...
The Luverne 19-and-under (19U) baseball team returned to action this week with games in Worthington July 9 and in Marshall Monday night. The team came up short in both games, losing by three runs in each game. Luverne, now 2-3 on the delayed season, has a busy week ahead. The team will host Tracy...
Braydon Ripka of Luverne, pictured in a game earlier this year, scored three runs off his three hits and had two RBIs during the Luverne 17U team’s 10-7 victory over Marshall Black Monday night.
The Luverne 17U baseball team won its first two games of the pandemic-delayed season, going 2-1 this week. The Cardinals defeated Worthington July 9 and Marshall Black Monday. The team lost to Wayzata on Saturday. Luverne hosts Tracy Thursday (July 16), the first game of a 17U/19U doubleheader at...
Team America won the team division of the 2020 Davis Lake Triathlon July 4 at The Lake in Luverne. Team members Camden Janiszeski (left), Kraig Rust and Krista Ahrendt completed the race that included kayaking, bicycling and running in 52 minutes.
Participants in the annual Davis Lake Triathlon competed in warm weather Saturday morning. The triathlon, which is always staged on the morning of July 4 at The Lake in southwest Luverne, included two different races. The Minnow Race competitors completed a one-third mile kayak course, a two-mile...
Isaiah Bartels, a 2020 Luverne High School graduate, was named to the 2019-2020 Academic All-State Boys Basketball team this spring. The award is presented by the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association. About twenty Minnesota student-athletes from Class AA receive the honor each year. “This just...

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