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  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    The Patriots and  Cardinals boys’ basketball teams played head-to-head  in Luverne Tuesday, Dec. 5. H-BC came out on top beating LHS 77-65 in the Cardinal Gym. “I thought for our first game of the year, our guys competed well,” H-BC head coach Chad Rauk said.  “I thought we moved the ball really well and made the extra pass to find the open guy.” The Patriots took a five-point lead (44-39)…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    The Luverne gymnastics team hosted Worthington Tuesday, Dec. 5, falling to the Trojans 139.2750 to 129.5000. The Cardinals traveled to St. James for the Snowflake Invite Saturday, Dec. 9, placing second behind Redwood Valley. The Cardinal gymnasts were scheduled to travel to Pipestone Tuesday, Dec. 12, to take on the Arrows.   Worthington 139.2750, LHS 129.5000 The Luverne gymnastics team…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    The Patriot girls hosted Mountain Lake Area-Comfrey Tuesday, Dec. 2, beating the Wolverines 60-42 for their second win of the basketball season. “The Wolverines are a scrappy bunch with a lot of good shooters,” head coach Dylan Gehrke said. “Our goal was to speed them up and make them uncomfortable.” The Patriots’ plan prompted 20 Wolverine turnovers and 10 H-BC steals in the game. As a team…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    The Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team got its second win of the season, beating Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda 79-55 Thursday, Dec. 7, at home. The Patriots pressured the Coyotes from the tipoff to the final shot. H-BC outhustled HLOF, grabbing 37 rebounds, 17 steals and blocking five Coyote shots. The Patriots outscored the Coyotes 40-22 in the first half. HLOF closed the scoring gap in the…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    Due to incorrect information shared with the Star Herald, there were errors in the Star Herald Winter Sports Preview and in the Dec. 7 story about the Nov. 30 boys’ hockey game. In the season sports preview hockey roster, Joachim Nilsen, Spenser Kracht and Sage Viessman are listed on the roster, but they aren’t playing this season. Also, sophomores Xander Remme and Gavin Hoven are indeed players…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    The Luverne boys’ hockey team improved its record to 4-0 after beating New Ulm 6-1 Friday, Dec. 8, at the Blue Mound Ice Arena in Luverne. The Cardinals opened the game scoring at 4:30 in the first period. Sophomore Landyn Lais found the back of the net assisted by junior Blaik Bork and senior Owen Sudenga. Bork padded the lead 2-0 with his own goal at 10:46 in the first period assisted by…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    The Luverne girls’ basketball team traveled to Pipestone Friday, Dec. 8, beating the Arrows 74-48. “We didn’t start the game well. Picking up fouls and losing girls in transition led to the Arrows getting easy layups,” head coach TJ Newgard said. “Give the girls credit, we were down 10 early but nobody panicked.” Once the Luverne girls settled down, he said they were able to do a lot of nice…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 13, 2023
    The Luverne boys’ basketball team traveled to Pipestone Friday, Dec. 8, falling 86-65 to the Arrows. “I was happy with our effort once again,” head coach John Sichmeller said. “Pipestone is a very good team with a lot of athletes, and we did a good job of fighting them in the first half and keeping the game at our pace.” In the game the Arrows shot 67 percent, making 32 of 48 shots in the…
  • By MN DNR
    December 13, 2023
    Hunting pheasants, ruffed grouse, squirrels or rabbits offers opportunities to enjoy the Minnesota outdoors as temperatures fall and snow blankets the landscape. Pheasant hunting season is open through Jan. 1, 2024. On Dec. 1 the daily bag limit increases to three roosters, with a possession limit of nine roosters. The best places to find pheasants at this time of year are in tall grass or…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 06, 2023
    The Luverne boys’ hockey team started the season with three wins in the past week. The Cardinals beat Marshall 2-1 at home Nov. 28, punished Redwood Valley 18-1 on the road Nov. 30, and beat Waseca 2-1 at home Dec. 1. LHS will face New Ulm Friday, Dec. 8, at home. New Ulm fell to Luverne 4-2 March 1, 2022, in the Section 3A Championship and may be looking for revenge. But the Eagles will have…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 06, 2023
    The Luverne girls’ hockey team beat Marshall 4-1 on the road Nov. 28 and Waseca 5-1 at home Dec. 2 to bring the Cardinals’ season record to 4-3. Luverne is scheduled to host Mankato East Saturday, Dec. 9, and will travel to play Austin Monday, Dec. 11.   LHS 4, Marshall 1 The LHS girls’ hockey team caged the Marshall Tigers 4-1 on the road Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Cardinals came into the game…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 06, 2023
    The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team won its home opener 62-15 over Red Rock Central Friday, Dec. 1. “I thought the girls did a great job of playing with intensity and toughness on defense, which led to some easy buckets on the offensive end,” head coach Dylan Gehrke said. “We have been preaching defense and rebounding these last few weeks, and we were able to turn them over 33 times…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 06, 2023
    The Luverne girls’ basketball team played three games this past week, winning two and falling in one game. Luverne traveled to Edgerton Friday, Dec. 1, and fell to Southwest Minnesota Christian 51-42. The Cardinals took on Montevideo at Southwest Minnesota State University Saturday, Dec. 2, beating the Thunder Hawks 51-29. LHS finished the week hosting Edgerton Public Monday, Dec. 4, beating…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 06, 2023
    The Luverne boys’ basketball team opened the 2023-24 season facing two tough teams on the road. On Friday, Dec. 1, LHS lost to Southwest Minnesota Christian 85-71 in Edgerton. The next day, Saturday, Dec. 2, the Cardinals faced Montevideo and fell 64-44. The Cardinals were scheduled to host H-BC Tuesday, Dec. 5, for their first home game of the season. Luverne then travels to Pipestone Friday…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 06, 2023
    The Luverne High School wrestling team participated in the Flandreau Booster Club Invitational Saturday, Dec. 2. The LHS boys’ team took second place out of 12 teams at the event. The LHS girls’ team placed first at the invitational. “These wrestlers grinded out some tough victories,” said head coach Jorden Kopp. The Cardinals had eight of their 13 boys’ wrestlers place in the invitational.…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    December 06, 2023
    The Luverne High School gymnasts traveled to Blue Earth for their first meet of the 2023-34 season on Thursday, Nov. 30. The Cardinals won the team meet 131.500 to 126.5250. “It’s nice to win your season opener,” head coach Phoebe Flom said. “We had a lot of first-meet jitters and crazy mishaps, but all in all it was a good meet.”   Luverne was without sophomore Kianna Winter, who has a…
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