Due to a number of complications, updating of the current news column and several other features have been temporarily suspended in order to catch up on the backlog of material which requires extensive scanning and archiving.
  • March
    2 - Luther of Onalaska Saturday was edged 77-74 in the sectional championship of the Wisconsin high school basketball playoffs. The top eight Wisconsin survivors meet in the sections to send four teams to the state. Luther has not played in the state since becoming a member of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (like MSHSL). Brad Schaper's son, 6-0 junior Aaron, pulled in 15 rebounds against the perennial tournament entry Cuba City whose coach has over 800 basketball victories in his career. Luther led by 13 point going into the final quarter.
  • January

    15 - Luther High School at Onalaska, WI recorded its sixth Coulee Conference win Tuesday to remain undefeated in this predominantly division 3 conference. Luther is a Division 4 school coached by MVL and MLC graduate Brad Schaper of New Ulm. Luther has a 13-1 record going into Monday Night's game (Jan. 21) against Division 4 Whitehall (9-3) at home. Schaper's son Aaron, a 6-0 junior, is in his second year as a starter. Luther lost in the section championship a year ago and won four games in the conference last year, it's best finish ever in the Coulee.

    4 - Clayton Rust, grandson of the Marv Meihacks of New Ulm, made the trip to the Rose Bowl with Wisconsin. He is a 6-5 freshman quarterback who played for Shoreland Lutheran in the Racine/Kenosha area. His father married Anne Meihack.

  • December

    18 - Galen Holzhueter selected UMAC basketball payer of week for MLC. The release link: The story link

    5 - New Ulm Journal named several New Ulm players to the 2012 All-Journal football team. Tevin Mooter of New Ulm, Tyler Mielke of MVL and Jeff Osborne were named to the defensively. Adam Schnobrich of New Ulm Cathedral was the lone offense player. No honorable mentions were announced.

    12 - Hannah Hackbarth was named Midwest Athletic Conference player of the week for last week for her play with Martin Luther College. MLC Summary

  • November
    13 - KNUJ Player of the Year award winners selected were Jordan Anderson, sleepy Eye St., Mary's, football offense; Lance Briard, Springfield, football defense; and Courtney Lemke, Glencoe/silver Lake, volleyball.
  • October

    29 - Rebecca Engelbrecht, Kaleb Buch and Matt Olson were singled out for Upper Midwest Athletic Conference player-of-the-week honors for their performances last week. Details for the recognition are found in the links in this article: UMAC Honors

    23 - Martin Luther College's Rebecca Engelbrecht and Miranda Maasz were named Players of the Week for the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference as announced today for volleyball. Current Sports History and MLC Website

    20 - MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lutheran's girls cross country team qualified for its 10th straight state meet Thursday, finishing second in the sectional. It is the ninth straight year the team, coached by former New Ulmite Blair Schaper, was first or second in the sectional. Junior Aaron Schaper of Onalaska Lutheran, son of Brad, ranked fourth in the Wisconsin Coulee conference in pass receptions with 17 and seventh in yards gained passing received. It was his second year in the top five of the conference for receptions.

    2 - ST. PAUL - Luke Rothe, Martin Luther College, has been selected Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week for offense. Archived Sports History

  • September
    25 - ST. PAUL - For the second straight week, the Upper Midwest Conference has honored Rachel Hein of the Martin Luther College volleybabll team. MLC website story

    18 - ST. PAUL – MLC volleyball player Rachel Hein was named UMAC Defensive Player of the Week for her performance for the Knights last weekend at the UW-Oshkosh Pizza Hut Classic. Full Story via MLC website here

    10 - Four Martin Luther College Athletes were selected as Players of the Week for the Upper Midwest Conference. Included were: Rebecca Engelbrecht, - Volleyball Offensive player; Stephen Roekle, Men's Soccer Offensive player; Bethany Schultz, Women's Soccer Offensive player of week;Emily Koltz, female runner of week. Bold face names are links to MLC's reports on the awards.

    7 - River Valley Bullheads Over 50 fall baseball won game two in the season by beating Northfield. Game summary linked here

  • August
    25 - Searles won two games to capture the 2012 Minnesota senior baseball consolation championship over the weekend. (Details are linked here
    24 - Minnesota State amateur baseball tournament is in progress. Scoreboard Click here for links to scores on the NUSC Scoreboard. (Or just click the link above.)

    19 - New Ulm area teams did not fair well in state tournament appearances over the weekend with the New Ulm Brewers losing Friday and Searles Bullheads dropping into the loser's bracket by coming up short in two tough-luck losses. See the Scoreboard Scoreboard for links to details.

    15 - The #9 seeded Searles Bullheads will begin the 32-team 2012 MSMABA state tournament Saturday evening at 5 p.m. at Lonsdale vs the Waconia Islanders, the #8 seed. Bullheads will then play again Sunday at either 1p.m. in the A bracket or 3 p.m. in the AA bracket at Veseli in the second round.

    13 - New Ulm's Fischer twins both pitched Monday in a Willmar Northwoods playoff game loss to Mankato Moon Dogs. Kyle Fischer (St. Cloud State) allowed three runs on five hits in two relief innings, while his twin brother Garrett Fischer (St. Cloud State) allowed the final run in the ninth.

    6 - New Ulm's Kyle Fischer (4-2)lost a Northwoods League regular season game Monday after Alexandria scored nine runs on 11 hits in 4.2 innings against the right-hander from St. Cloud State.

    3 - New Ulm Gold's progress in the state Legion baseball tournament including links to complete box scores and inning-by-inning recaps are found in the news story below. Go there directly simply by clicking here.

    3 - Searles Bullheads beat St. Louis Park 12-2. See Summary

    2 - Region 2C, made up entirely of the Tomahawk East League, has set up its playoff system for this season, one which will send four teams to the state tournament. Details Here

  • July
    30 - Kyle Fischer recorded his fourth win for the Willmar Stingers in the Northwoods League Monday nightwith a 4-2 triumph over Rochester Rochester Monday night at Bill Taunton Stadium. Fischer went seven innings, allowing only two runs on seven hits while striking out three. Fischer is now 4-1 on the season.

    29 - New Ulm Legion gold captured the second district title with two wins over Sleepy Eye Sunday, the last 11-0. At New Ulm Shakopee qualified for the state VFW tournament by beating Dassel-Cokato 14-2.

  • District 2 VFW tournament with link to game tracker and Scrapbook
  • 28 - New Ulm High School girl's softball player Kelsey Kannegeisser is playing for a Rosemount team which is playing for a national championship today (July 29) in Kansas City. Kelsey plays with the Minnesota Irish which is one of three teams still in the running from an original field of 104.

    26 - New Ulm tournament teams were involved in 1-0 games Thursday in Legion and VFW play downs. New Ulm Gold was upset by Sleepy Eye 1-0 at Fairmont Legion's district while at New Ulm's Johnson Park the VFW Gold squeaked by Farmington 1-0 on the strength of fine pitching and two outfield throws that cut down runners at home plate. Details above which includes the game-by-game tracker.

    26 - Overnight someone viewed the 100,000th page of sports "stuff" during 2012. Since the "hits" were recorded, the 300,000 page view was surpassed recently.

    26 - Al Mueller's contribution of New Ulm's second baseball field will be formally dedicated Friday evening at 6 p.m. at Mueller Park. The public is cordially invited to attend the short re-dedication ceremony July 27, 2012 at 6 pm. The New Ulm Amateur Baseball Association (NUBA) will unveil a historic marker in memory of the late Mueller.

    25 - Searles Bullheads edge Union Hill 3-2. For summary and line score just click here

    25 - Second District VFW baseball playoffs underway in New Ulm.. For results, see the Scoreboard or for lines cores and the schedules plus a link to the game-by-game tournament tracker, click on the attachment in that story. Or you can go to the story
    right from here.

    20 - Kyle Fischer did not factor in the decision in the Willmar Stringer's 9-7 win over Thunder Bay in Canada Friday night according to the game report) ... "leaving the game with a 6-5 lead after six innings. Fischer struck out five, walked one, and allowed five runs on eight hits."

    20 - The Minnesota Hall of Fame for amateur baseball will induct five others in addition to New Ulm's Carl Wyczawski. One has New Ulm and Essig connections. For names and the background of the connection check this link

    Leanna Fluegge to sing at State Hall of Fame Banquet
    19 - Leanna Fluegge, board member and secretary of the New Ulm Baseball Association has been invited to sing the national anthem at the 2012 Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame banquet. She has served those baseball positions since elections in 1998 and along with husband and board member John Fluegge are members of the New Ulm Hall of Fame. She also sings in church choir and solo and duet for contemporary services at St. Paul's in New Ulm. For information regarding bus arrangements for the HOF event to induct New Ulm's Carl Wyczawski, contact

    17 - Garret Fischer has joined twin brother Kyle on the roster of the Willmar Stingers team in the college Northwoods League. Both also play for St. Cloud state. Garret had started with the Mankato Moon Dogs as an early season roster player and then went to New York to play in a college league there. Both will finish with Willmar and are not expected to join the New Ulm Brewers amateur team this season.

    16 - New Ulm Gold baseball at Gopher Classic reported in separate story in center column Get There with this link.
    15 - Kyle Fischer of New Ulm lost his first Northwood's game Sunday against Waterloo in a Willmar home game. All four Bucks runs in the game were charged to Kyle Fischer (St. Cloud State), who suffered his first loss of the year, allowing three earned runs on six hits in 6.2 innings. Fischer struck out three and did not walk anybody, but fell to 3-1 on the season.

    11 - Carl Wyczawski has been announced as one of the selections for the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. Further Details are available with this link.

    9 - Kyle Fischer (NUHS and St. Cloud State) earned his third victory of the season Monday night after pitching 5.1 innings in his start for the Willmar Stingers Northwoods League team. Fischer threw 107 pitches and allowed seven runs on eight hits. Fischer struck out two and walked four in the game. He was backed up with a team record 21 runs against the Honkers in Rochester.

  • June
    29 - Tomahawk East League Americans topped the Nationals 16-10 in the annual All-Star game played Friday at Stark. Marty Brandl has a great summary and (imagine this!) a greater full box-score on the Tomahawk East League website

    26 - Ali Bernard elevated to Olympic team status for 2012 due to a doping ban given to the current top ranked athlete. The New Ulm Journal report is linked here.

    21 - New Ulm's Kyle Fischer, working on a 30-day contract for the Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League, had a rough outing Thursday against St. Cloud. He didn't get a decision in a short effort that lasted for 3 2/3 innings during which time he gave up three runs two hits, walked 2and hit an amazing 5 batters which must be some sort of Northwoods record.

    20 - Two freshman and a sophomore were named to represent New Ulm High School and a freshman for New Ulm Cathedral on the New Ulm Journal's All-Area golf boys and girls teams of 12 persons. Honored were: Corine McKeeth, NUHS, and Brooke Dummer, Cathedral and Jonah Cooper and Kelton Schmitz, NUHS....Journal also reported Jared Zuhlsdorf scoring a hole-in-one June 17 at New Ulm Country Club.

    19 - All-Conference honors in the south Central were announced Monday with New Ulm Eagles putting Chase Meyer, Tim Kehren, Brody Peterson and Matt Bergmann on the team. Judd Davis was honorable mention. The same NUJ article indicated Davis, Meyer, Peterson and Kehren were named to the all-Section team.

    19 - University of Dubuque has made an official release regarding Paul Wyczawski's acceptance of the head coaching position there.

    17 - All-Conference for Tomahawk announced today included five members of New Ulm Cathedral and three from Minnesota Valley Lutheran. Cathedral selections included Lisa Helget, Paige Pautzke, Amy Eckstein, Ann Schwarz and Karlee Pfaff. Kristi Larson was honorable mention. Carlie Maasz, Emily Wessel and Mikyla Weilage along with honorable mention Charlotte Pfingsten were named from MVL.

    15 - Searles Bullheads hope to finally get in another game Sunday after a series of postponements has caused a revision in the team schedule. Four postponements were postponed leaving the May 20 4-1 win at Edina the only completed official game. The Bullheads will hos Faribault at 3 p.m. Sunday at Searles.

    11 - New Ulm's Paul Wyczawski will return "north" to take over the baseball program at Division III Dubuque University in Iowa. He has been coaching for 20 years in the "south" and finishes a successful stint at University of Texas-Tyler. Although no official announcement has been made, a TV station at Dubuque and the newspaper there repeated a story posted on the UT-Tyler website that he had been offered the vacant coaching position and that he had accepted. University of Dubuque policy requires having the signed contract in hand before making an official announcement. Getting closer to home and his family played a major part in the decision it is reported. Links to various sites follow: University Texas-Tyler # Dubuque Herald Telegram # KLTV, Texas

    9- Ben Wolf, Jordan Guggisberg, Dan Blackstad and Pat Bock represented New Ulm Cathedral on the Section 2A All-Section baseball team.

    8- A banner day for New Ulm girls' softball provided a Minnesota state Class AA high school championship for New Ulm High School and a third place for New Ulm Cathedral in Class A. Details of the Class AA title game are provided by MSHSL contained in the story below.

    8 - Ben Wolf, Erich Prokosch and Dan Blackstad of New Ulm Cathedral and Travis Kretsch and Justin Bruns of Minnesota Valley Lutheran were selected for Tomahawk All-Conference baseball honors. Honorable mentions went to Ryan Grunke, MVL, and Drew Pfaff, NUC.

    6 - Alan Woitas today was announced as the new athletic director for New Ulm Cathedral, replacing the retiring John Vetter.

    5 - New Ulm Cathedral lost two games (2-1 and 4-0) to BOLD in the Section 2A baseball championship games to end its season as the sectional runner-up.

  • May

    31 - Morris/Chokio-Alberta pitcher Sam Mattson won his ninth game and the Tigers won their 11th in a row with a 7-1 victory over Fairmont in the Section 3AA winners bracket semifinal Thursday. The Tigers (15-6), the No. 2 seed from the North Subsection, advance to play New Ulm, the South’s No. 2 seed, at noon Saturday in Marshall. Willmar Tribune. ... Garrett Fischer, playing for the Mankato Moondogs, had an RBI single in a 4-1 Northwoods League win over Willmar Stingers Thursday...The Prior Lake Mariners have requested the Searles Bullheads to postpone Sunday's 2:00 p.m. game in Searles postponed to a later date. Prior Lake cited too many conflicts and shortage of players. The Bullheads travel to Union Hill next Friday evening (June 8) ... A won the 3AA championship with a 10-innign 10-9 win over Pipestone. ... New Ulm Cathedral also moved to the state tournament with a 4-2 win over Mankato Loyola at Mankato...Also at Mankato, the Cathedral baseball team reached the 2A championship by beating BOD 4-1.

    24 - New Ulm Cathedral blanked Minnesota Valley Lutheran 2-0 in Section 2A playoff action at Johnson Park Friday. It was the 'Hounds fourth straight win and seventh shut-out of the season from its pitching staff.

    24 - Robert Reinhart, long-time New Ulm Baseball Association and Brown County Agricultural Society financial officer and director, faces 16 felony counts after an investigation by NewUlm police department was made public in today's New Ulm Journal. This convenient link takes you immediately to a report below which includes an attachment of today's New Ulm Journal news story.

    19 - Tomahawk Conference announced its All-Academic teams for 2012 including the following from MVL. New Ulm Cathedral does not recommend students-athletes to academic honors. MVL boys: Sam dose, Ryan Plath, Zachary Scharlemann, Justin Steffl, Daniel Stelljes, Matthew Tessmer. MVL girls: Martha Balge, Alicia Evenson, Tali Otto, Laura Schoenherr, Mariah Stein. Selection requires varsity participation for sophomores-Seniors with GPA of 3.75 or higher.

    19 - Jim Bastian reported in his column that Catehdral's tie for softball championship in the conference was its 20th championship in the last 24 years and 11th in the last 12 seasons. Coach Bob Mertz now posts a 33-year record of 666-120.

    18 - A press release published by New Ulm Journal reports Kristen Forstner and Jill Gareis of New Ulm High School have been named to the Thunder team for the 24th annual Minnesota High School All-Star series starting June 10 at Mankato. Another release from Minnesota University-Mankato reported New Ulm's Samantha Bergmann was named to the Capital One Academic All-District 7 at-large squad for her athletic and academic success. She advances to national competition for Academic All American honors. Selectees must be at least a sopohomore and carry a minimum 3.30 grade point average. Samantha was also All-Northern Sun conference this spring. Last winter she was named NIC senior strudent athlete Myles Brand Award for those on track to graduate and have a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

    17 - In the College Division 2 Central Region tournament at Mankato, Garrett Fischer was 3 for 3 with a run and RBI as St. Cloud topped Winona State 12-7. Fellow New Ulmite Nate Van Roekel hit his 12th home run of the season for Winona to tie the game in the seventh New Mexico Highlands beat Colorado Mesa 2-0 in the opening game with Minnesota State-Mankato edging Regis University in a 10-inning the night game 1-0.

    17 - Willmar Stingers of the Northwoods League season roster has been announced and includes New Ulm's Kyle Fischer, a 5-3 sophomore at St. Cloud State. Other pitchers on the staff hail from Century College,Evansville, University of San Francisco, Kansas, University of Nevada, Scottsdale Community College and Southern Utah University. Fischer earlier had signed a 30-day contract which allows him to still play amateur baseball if he plays enough games to qualify per play-off rules.

    13 - Minnesota State-Mankato received the #1 seed and will host the Central Regional Division 2 baseball tournament starting Thursday featuring three Minnesota schools against a field including Regis of the Rocky Mountain conference, Colorado Mesa and New Mexico Highlands. St. Cloud State drew #5 seed Winona State which won the tournament in 2011 and went all the way to the national championship game.

    9 - Martin Luther College's John Wildauer has been named all-conference for to Upper Midwest Athletic Conference track. Details are presented on the MLC Website

    3 - Tomahawk League East will open the 2012 amateur baseball season with a full slate of Sunday afternoon games this week. Five games are set for 2 p.m. Essig is at New Ulm Brewers, Hanska at Sleepy Eye, Searles at Springfield, Stark at Lamberton, Leavenworth at St. James in 2 p.m. starts while Gibbon plays at Redwood Falls for a 3 p.m. contest.

    2 - The son of Stan Zwiefel, former New Ulm High School football coach, is being given a tryout with the Wisconsin Packers as one of 30 non drafted and non selected free agents invited to the NFL team. Details on the selection of Michael Zwiefel with the Packers is found below or click on the bold face link above.

  • April
    29 - Martin Luther College senior pitcher Joe Blum was named UMAC Pitcher of the Week for his performance on for the Knights last week. He scattered three his, walked four while striking out five in a 2-0 shutout of UM-Morris in the first game of a triple header. Details via MLC

    24 - Martin Luther College's Jacob Zeil is UMAC pitcher of week. Ziel pitched in one game last week for MLC, throwing his first career shutout in a 1-0 win over North Central. He allowed just four hits in seven innings, striking out seven on the way to picking up his first win of the season. Details via MLC

    4 - Shane Heiderscheidt has resigned as New Ulm High School basketball coach after three seasons. In three years his teams had an 18-59 record. In 2011-12 New Ulm was 5-20.

    2 - Searles Bullheads have released 2012 schedule, names of new faces. Story & Schedule

    1 - New Ulm Club's senior athlete banquet story and picture.


    31 - New Ulm Journal sports writers selected four New Ulm players to its all-Journal basketball team for 2011-2012. Honored were Nate Siemers, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, first time; Brian Nosbush, New Ulm Cathedral, second team; and Ben Wolf, Cathedral and Andy Hawkins, Cathedral, third team. KT Farasyn received honorable mention.

    27 - KNUJ Player of the Year for winter sports were announced at the annual banquet. Honors went to Jacob Anderson. River Valley, wrestling; Joey Bartlett, St. Peter, and Katy Kuiper, St. Peter, basketball and Beau Herring, Mountain Lake/Butterfield-Odin, boy's basket ball.

    23 - The Journal's all-area girl's basketball team for 2012 included two New Ulm players on the second team plus one honorable mention. Named were Kelsy Kannegiesser of New Ulm High School and Marian Schoof of MVL. Anna Munsen of MVL was given honorable mention. The Journal noted New Ulm Cathedral did not submit nominations, apparently a nomination being a qualification for consideration to selection. Journal sports writers make the selection with the highest vote getters being named to the teams.

    22 - New Ulm Sports Central this week reached its 250,000th "hit" or view. Details just a click away

    20 - Tomahawk and South Central Conferences named New Ulm athletes to all-conference teams. Click Details Here

    19 - Denver Rockies today released outfielder Jamie Hoffmann which made the New Ulm outfielder a free agent and eligible to sign elsewhere. Troy Renckhe writing for the Denver News, reported that the Rockies "made a minor roster move. Outfielder Jamie Hoffman took his outright and became a free agent today, according to a source. Colorado liked him over the winter, believing he had a shot to make the team out of camp. But he was slowed by an illness contracted in winter ball, and struggled in the early games."

    10 - Testing for video Highlights Onalaska Luther Region You Tube
    (find Luther as fourth part of the regional highlights) and Section Semis WXOW
    and also Cuba City dunking exhibition plus more Luther's Regional

  • February 2012
    29 - Galen Holzheuter led MLC players for Upper Midwest Athletic Conference post-season men's basketball awards by being named to the second team. For details check the story

    28 - MLC women's basketball player Erica Babinec was named UMAC Player of the Year Tuesday, and was also voted First Team All-UMAC for the fourth time in her career. Forward Amanda Burk received Second Team All-UMAC honors. For full story and connecting links link up here

    26 - MLC's capture of the berth in the NCAA III national tournament is recorded in a sports preservation mini scrapbook attached to the introductory article below or by clicking on this link. First round game in field of 64 is Friday at St. Thomas.

    26- Arlington was one of the winners (Division 1, Boys) in the annual Lutheran grade school tournament at MLC this weekend. Other champions included Mt. Calvary-Lacrosse, division 1 girls; Cross Christ-Coon Rapids, division 2 girls; St. Paul-Menomonie, division 2 boys. All results of games in all four tournaments of the past two weekends are located here

    26 - Wisconsin has two excellent high school state-wide sports websites full of stuff and stats. See the links under "high schools" in the right-hand column. The state high school league (WIAA) is the second of the two sites.

    20 - Martin Luther College's baseball team was picked to finish seventh of eight teams in the UMAC preseason poll voted on by the coaches around the conference. The Knights finished sixth in the conference in 2011 with a record of 7-23 overall and 7-14 in league play. For the full story and poll stats, click here

    19 - Teams from three states competed in the annual MLC tournament for Lutheran elementery schools in four divisions this past weekend. This activity was for the larger schools of the Wisconsin Synod affiliations. the coming weekend will bring in the smaller schools.
    Each weekend has tournaments for boys and girls with two divisions in each. Results are included in the NUSC Scoreboard and also in a special summary reached by clicking here

  • January, 2012

    2-1 - Kevin Larson scored 10 points to run his season total to 93 for Iowa Lakes College Tuesday night. He went 4-5 including his first three-pointer of the season in a 98-58 win over Dakota Wesleyn's JV team. The New Ulm Cathedral graduate had seven assists, three steals and eight rebounds. For the season he is shooting 37 for 64 (58%) from the field and 18 for 30 free throws.

    23 - Sophomore Aaron Schaper returned to basketball practice today at Luther, Onalaska, WI after emergency surgery for appendicitis. Jan. 17 he started his first game for the Knights (now 9-5) and two days later was taken from practice to the hospital for the surgery. His dad's team Friday lost a close game to G-E-T which is one of Wisconsin's leading ranked Division 3 team (11-0) and third highest in the whole state in RPI rankings. Westby (11-2) of Luther's Coulee conference is rated 12th. Elk Mound (near Eau Claire) who Luther lost to in the holiday tournament is now rated eighth in Division 4 where Luther is slated. Wisconsin is far ahead of Minnesota in reporting high school sports including state-wide stats. Visit the site listed at the right under "high schools".

    22 - Jamie Hoffmann missed grandpa Ambrose's 80th birthday party Sunday and is having difficulty in recovering from from a virus picked up in Venezuela and isn't able walk as antibiotics do not seem to make any improvement in his condition. Back in New Ulm for his father's funeral, (Jan. 22), Bruce mentioned that he expects that the Viking Stadium site issue will not be decided until after the elections.

    13 - Bruce Lambrecht, former New Ulmite, tells NUSC that the sports and entertainment corridor (known as the Market site) is "hanging in there" as one of the sites for a future Viking stadium. Bruce was instrumental in developing the Target field baseball site for the Twins. A report in the news media Monday indicated that site is no longer being considered. He mentioned that he expects that the Viking Stadium site issue will not be decided until after the elections.

    11 - The Tomahawk East amateur baseball league will hold its' Annual Meeting Sunday, January 29, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the Railway Bar & Grill in Sleepy Eye. The question of re-admitting the New Ulm Brewers back into the league will be on the agenda.

    2 - For the record, the Sports Central site recorded 211,469 views through 2011. "Hits" for 2011 were estimated 120,000, We forgot to record the exact number Dec. 31, 2011. Today Sports Central returned A Moment in Sports History" feature to the website. This is a randomly selected reproduction of a sports image (photo or stats) from those already indexed and cataloged to the website as an historical object. The feature will be 24/7 and automatically changes constantly. The actual website publication includes information about the image. Additions will be made shortly to the beta offerings being made at the start of this new year.

  • December 2011
  • 30 - Jim Bastian writes of Jamie Hoffmann's waiver pick-up and Venezuelan baseball. Erik Setterholm receives Excellence in Coaching Award. A senior world's wrestling bronze medal went to Ali Benard.

    17 - As 2011 winds down, the "stats" for New Ulm Sports Central continue impressive. As of Saturday, Dec. 17, there have been 117,987 "hits" this year to bring the total to 204,721 since counting started three years ago.

    15 - Ray McClellan, the first treasurer for CRT, Inc., was remembered in Memorial Services Thursday at United Church of Christ. More

    13 - New Ulm football players were among those selected for honors on the 2011 All Journal mythical team Ted Skillings, New Ulm Cathedral senior and Ryan Grunke, MVL junior quarterback, were name to the offensive team. The defense included Matt Bergmann, NUHS senior, and Tyler Mielke, junior and Bobby Tisch, senior, both of MVL.

    13 - NUHS volleyball coach Cris Otto has resigned to spend more time with family and working on a master's degree.

    6 - Anthon is UMC Player of Week while Holzheuter picked for men's basketball

  • November 2011
  • (22) Bob Bute Steps Down as New Ulm Football Coach

    (19) New Ulm grad Angela Rieger in Augsburg Hall of Fame.

    (18) The College Watch reports another The Zak Hoffmann has signed on with St. Cloud State University.

    (17) New Ulm's Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame Committee re-elected officers and opened a campaign to nominate Carl (Red) Wyczawski to the state Hall of Fame.

    (16) KNUJ All Area Football - New Ulm Co-op All-South Central - MVL FB Academic All-State Again

    (15) NUHS Football Academic Honors - Volleyball Honors

    (10) Zach Hoffmann is Top Freshman Hitter - (10) Maasz is UMAC Volleyball Rookie; of Year; Cox is Coach; four named all-conference. (9 ) Kurgel 2nd Team Soccer All-Conference (8) - MLC Soccer Women named All-Conference. (7) - Tomahawk Okays Brewer Return (6) - NUSC gets 100,000 hits for year - Cathedral Steak Ends