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  • By Greg Hoogeveen, Sports Editor
    May 08, 2024
    The Hills-Beaver Creek trap shooting team hosted their second Annual Border Battle event at the Garretson Sportsmen’s Club Friday, May 3. Minnesota teams from H-BC, Luverne, Southwest Minnesota Christian and Edgerton Public and South Dakota teams from Garretson, Dell Rapids, and Madison participated in the event. “The event brings shooters together who may compete against each other in the…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, Sports Editor
    May 08, 2024
    The H-BC golf teams played in the second week of the Red Rock Conference tournament Friday, May 3. The Patriots boys’ team traveled to Mountain Lake, and Abby Olson played in Adrian. Head coach Dan Ellingson pointed out that the boys’ team shot a season low 391 at the 18-hole event. “As the team continues to play, they are improving and their putting and iron play has become better,” he said.…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    The LHS and H-BC track and field teams traveled to the Worthington Invitational Thursday, April 25. Temperatures were in the high 60s at the beginning of the meet and dropped to the high 50s toward evening. Wind and light sprinkles contributed to less-than-favorable conditions for athletes, but local teams performed well at the meet. The Luverne boys’ and girls’ teams both captured first place…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    The Luverne baseball team hosted Jackson County Central Tuesday, April 23, beating the Huskies 10-7. Luverne tallied 10 runs on 15 hits and covered 24 total bases in a game that featured junior Carter Sehr’s two triples and four trips over home plate. Senior Elliot Domagala had two hits, three RBIs and two doubles in the LHS win. Conner Connell, a senior, pitched six innings, giving up two…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    The LHS boys’ golf team beat Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 159-195 Tuesday, April 23, in Luverne. The girls’ team got the day off and had a regular practice. On Monday, April 29, LHS participated in the Big South tournament. The boys’ team played in Worthington, taking first place in the team competition. The girls’ team hosted the event and finished in fourth-place in the team competition. Luverne…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    The H-BC golf team took on Southwest Christian and Heron Lake-Fulda/Westbrook Walnut Grove Tuesday, April 23, at the Adrian Country Club. Southwest Christian captured the team competition with a 9-hole team score of 172. H-BC finished in second place with a score of 205 and HLOF/WWG was third with a team score of 218. Both the Patriots and Heron Lake were missing players due to the state FFA…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    The Luverne High School softball team grabbed three big wins this past week to bring their season record to 8-3. The Cardinals took two games (doubleheader) on the road from St. James Thursday, April 25. LHS beat the Saints 14-0 in the first game and followed with a 15-0 win in the second game. The Cardinals won their third game of the week 11-4  in Pipestone Monday, April 29. The Cardinals…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    The Luverne High School trap team had nine shooters score in the 40s and 14 shooters in the 30s in the first week of shooting April 22-27 at the Rock County Sportsman’s Club. Holden Overgaard was the top shooter with a two-round score of 47. He shot a perfect 25 targets in the first round of shooting and scored a 22 in the second round. Collin Knips got the second-best score shooting 23 targets…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    H-BC freshman Brynn Bakken won the women’s 100-meter dash at the Hamline Elite Meet Friday, April 26. The meet, held annually at Hamline University in St. Paul, brings together the best athletes from all three Minnesota classes – A, AA, AAA. Bakken took down the competition, winning the 100-meter final in a time of 11.90. Her time set a new meet record in the women’s 100-meter. Bakken also…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 01, 2024
    The Patriots track and field team traveled to Tracy Tuesday, April 23. The Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ team captured first place with a team total score of 110.5, and the girls’ team placed third with a team total of 86 points. Southwest-Edgerton boys placed second with 96 points, Heron Lake-Obakena-Fulda was third with 93.5, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton placed fourth with 77, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 24, 2024
    Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek track and field teams traveled to the Pipestone Invitational Saturday, April 20. Conditions at the meet were cold and windy, with athletes competing in gloves, hats and leggings and donning layers between events. In the boys’ team results, Luverne took first place with a total team score of 192.5. Southwest-Edgerton was second with 90.5, Pillager took third with…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 24, 2024
    The Luverne High School softball team went 3-3 this past week. Against Jackson County Central, LHS won one game  7-4 and lost one game 0-15 in doubleheader action Thursday, April 18, at Jackson. The Cardinals played in the Morris Area Tournament Saturday, April 20, and beat Sacred Heart 14-5, fell to Morris Area 4-5, and defeated Paynesville 5-1. On Monday, April 22, LHS fell to Fairmont 7-1…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 24, 2024
    The Luverne baseball team won four games in the past week, including winning the 2024 MACA (Morris Area/ Chokio-Alberta) Baseball Invitational in Morris. This puts the Cardinals’ record at 5-4 after a rocky start to the season. LHS beat Windom 11-7 at home Thursday, April 18, and notched three more victories in Morris April 19 and 20. “ Luverne had a great showing in the Morris Tournament,”…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 24, 2024
    The Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek golf teams played on the Patriots’ home course, Meadow Acres Golf Club, in Larchwood, Iowa Thursday, April 18. Conditions were cool and windy, but the course was green and spongy after recent rains. In 9-hole head-to-head competition, the Cardinals won with a boys’ team score of 159. The Patriots finished with a team score of 200. In individual play, LHS…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 24, 2024
    Elise Jarchow, a 2021 Luverne High School graduate, was named the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) National Player of the Week in women’s tennis Monday, April 22. As a junior Jarchow plays tennis for the University of Northwestern in St. Paul. Jarchow went 4-0 in singles matches Saturday, April 20, against Division II Bemidji State and posted her 100th career win in her…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 24, 2024
    The Luverne boys’ and girls’ golf teams participated in the Big South Division tournament Monday, April 22, in Redwood Falls. Monday’s 9-hole tournament was the first of three Big South Division tournaments played before the Big South Championship held at the Dacotah Ridge Golf Club in Morton on Monday, May 13. The Cardinal boys’ team tied for first place with Marshall with a low team score of…
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