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  • 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
    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 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…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 17, 2024
    The Luverne High School softball team beat Edgerton-Southwest Christian 16-6 in five innings at home Monday, April 15. The win puts the Cardinals at 2-0 for the season with LHS scheduled to travel for a double header against Jackson County Central Tuesday, April 16. The Cardinals take on Sacred Heart in Morris, Saturday, April 20, and they’ll host Fairmont Monday, April 22. Against Edgerton,…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 17, 2024
    By Greg Hoogeveen LHC and H-BC track and field teams competed in Luverne Tuesday, April 9. Weather conditions were cool and breezy with temps in the mid-60s. Both the Luverne boys’ and girls’ teams finished in first place with the Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ team finishing in fourth and the boys in fifth. The Luverne boys’ team scored 135.5 team points. Worthington finished second with 125,…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 17, 2024
    The Luverne baseball team dropped four games this past week, falling 9-5 to Marshall on April 9, losing to Windom 7-4 on April 12, and bowing to Esko 4-2 on April 13, and 11-6 to Pipestone Monday, April 15. Luverne was scheduled to travel to Pipestone Tuesday and will host Windom Thursday at Redbird Field at 5:30 p.m. Luverne heads to Morris, for a tournament on Friday, April 19, and Saturday,…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 17, 2024
    The Luverne golf teams traveled to Worthington Monday, April 9, and hosted Southwest Christian Monday, April 15. At Worthington the LHS boys’ team won 161-164, and the girls fell 214-235. Against SWMC the boys beat the Eagles 163-206, and the girls’ team had no official scoring due to the Eagles’ lack of a varsity team. Luverne is scheduled to take on H-BC on the road Thursday, April 18, and…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 17, 2024
    The Luverne track and field team traveled to Marshall Monday, April 15, competing at the Southwest Minnesota State University track. The LHS boys’ track team finished in third place with a team score of 94, behind first place Worthington with 150 points and second place Marshall with 111.5 points. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton placed fourth with 73 points, Lakeview fifth with 66.5 points, MACCRAY/RCW…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 10, 2024
    The Luverne High School softball team opened its season against Adrian Thursday, April 4, beating the Dragons 17-2 at home. The game ended after 3 1/2 innings of play on the 15-run rule. “It’s always good to get a win in the first game of the season,” said head coach Brooks Maurer. “I thought we ran the bases really well and stayed aggressive at the plate.” In the top of the first inning,…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 10, 2024
    The Cardinals and Patriots track and field teams participated in the Luverne Invite Friday, April 5, along with five other teams. Adrian/Ellsworth, Southwest Minnesota Christian, Windom, Lakeview and Worthington were also present for the invite. The field events started at 4 p.m. and the track events started at 4:45 p.m. Luverne finished with 85 Top 10 finishes and 15 first-place event…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 10, 2024
    The Big South Conference and the Red Rock Conference released their 2023-24 All-Conference basketball team selections. In the Big South Conference, LHS senior Gavin DeBeer and junior Carter Sehr were named to the all-conference team in boys’ basketball. In the Red Rock Conference, H-BC boys’ basketball players sophomores Jamin Metzger and Micah Bush were named all-conference and juniors Beau…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 10, 2024
    The Luverne Cardinals and Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots girls’ golf teams played in the Worthington Invite Saturday, April 6, for their first meet of the season. The girls played 18 holes in wind gusts upward of 50 miles per hour at times. “This was a tough day to be our first meet,” Luverne head coach Chris Nowatzki said. “But the girls hung in there and we’ve got some stuff to work on.” The…
  • By Greg Hoogeveen, sports editor
    April 10, 2024
    The Luverne baseball team traveled to Fairmont for their first game of the season, beating the Fairmont Cardinals 4-2 Monday, April, 8. Senior Conner Connell took the mound for Luverne, striking out 10 batters, surrendering three hits and two runs over 6 1/3 innings while walking two batters. LHS got their first run in the top of the second inning with a single by junior Layke Miller scoring…
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