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  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    Luverne hosted the Section 3A True Team Track and Field Tournament Tuesday, May 7. Thirteen teams participated in the tournament to determine a champion in the boys’ and girls’ teams to move on to the State True Team tournament in Stillwater Saturday, May 18. Both the Luverne boys’ and girls’ track and field teams finished in first place and will move on to the State True Team meet. The H-BC…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    The Luverne High School softball team notched three wins and one loss in two doubleheaders over the past week. The Cardinals split games with Windom Tuesday, May 7, on the road, falling 2-1 in the first game and winning 15-6 in the second. LHS hosted Blue Earth Thursday, May 9, beating the Buccaneers 17-2 in both games. The Cardinals’ bats were on fire, recording eight home runs in four games…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    The Luverne baseball team racked up four conference wins this past week to bring their season record to 13-4. The Cardinals beat Jackson 15-0 on the road Tuesday, May 7, traveled to Redwood Falls, winning two games 11-0 and 14-4 Thursday, May 9, and beat Worthington 14-3 Monday May 13, at Worthington. Luverne is scheduled to travel to St. James Thursday, May 16, for a doubleheader and will take…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    The Luverne Redbirds caged the Worthington Cubs 10-0 in their season opener Sunday, May 12, at Redbird Field. The Redbirds piled up nine hits in the game. Derek Lundgren, the No. 7 batter in the order, led the way by driving in three of Luverne’s nine RBIs. Cade Wenninger set the tone for the team at the top of the lineup with three hits in four at bats and scored twice. Ben Serie took the…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) freshman Paris Van Dyke, Luverne, was named to the 2024 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-defensive team. Van Dyke, a 2023 graduate of Southwest Christian High School, Edgerton, appeared in 49 games with 43 starts at first base for the Mustangs this past season. She led all SMSU infielders with 305 putouts and a .997 fielding percentage in…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    The Luverne High School boys’ and girls’ track teams took first place at the Big South Conference (small schools) tournament Saturday, May 11, in Redwood Falls. The LHS boys’ team took top honors with 150 total team points. Redwood Valley was second with 119.5, Windom Area placed third with 79, St. James was fourth with 63, Blue Earth Area finished fifth with 62, Jackson County Central was…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    The Luverne High School trap team had seven shooters score in the 40s and 13 shooters in the 30s in the third week of trap shooting May 5-11 at the Rock County Sportsman’s Club. Landon Ahrendt and Jaden Reisch were the top shooters, each with a two-round score of 43. Reisch shot a perfect 25 clay targets in the second round.   Week Three  Round1   Round 2    Total Landon Ahrendt 20 23 43…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    May 15, 2024
    The Luverne boys’ golf team finished third and the LHS girls’ team placed eighth in the Big South Conference Championship Monday, May 13, at the Dacotah Ridge Golf Club in Morton, Minnesota. In 18-hole play the Luverne boys finished third with a team score of 318. St. Peter took top honors with a final team score of 305, and Marshall finished in second with a 309. Six shots behind Luverne was…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, Sports Editor
    May 08, 2024
    The Cardinals’ and Patriots’ track teams competed in the Bob Nangle Relays Tuesday, April 30, in Pipestone and the Howard Wood Dakota Relays Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, in Sioux Falls. The Pipestone meet was cold, windy and wet with water standing in places off the track, according to H-BC head coach Rex Metzger. “I thought our kids dealt with conditions and had some nice performances,”…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, Sports Editor
    May 08, 2024
    The Luverne baseball team collected three wins, beating Blue Earth 10-0 and 14-4 in a doubleheader at home Friday, May 3, and taking a 4-0 win from Pipestone at home Monday, May 6. The Cardinals are now 9-4 for the season. Luverne was scheduled to travel to Jackson Tuesday, May 7, play a doubleheader against Redwood Valley on the road Thursday, May 9, and travel to Worthington Monday, May 13.…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, Sports Editor
    May 08, 2024
    Luverne golfers played their Big South – Week 3 tournament in windy spring weather Monday, May 6. The boys’ team placed second in Windom and the girls’ team took fourth in Pipestone. This was the final week of the regular season Big South tournament schedule. Teams and individual players now head to the Big South Championship at Dakota Ridge in Morton, Minnesota, Monday, May 13, to play the final…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, Sports Editor
    May 08, 2024
    The Luverne High School softball team extended its season record to 11-3 with three wins over the past week. The Cardinals beat Redwood Valley twice (12-2 and 13-3) Thursday, May 2, in Luverne and took down Edgerton Southwest Christian 11-4 Friday, May 3, in Edgerton. Luverne is scheduled to play Windom in a doubleheader Tuesday, May 7, on the road and will host Blue Earth in a doubleheader…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, Sports Editor
    May 08, 2024
  • 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 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…
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