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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times With just 7.8 seconds left on the clock and the Raiders holding a touchdown lead but facing a fourth down at the 38-yard line they put the ball in Isaac Hormann’s hands, entrusting him to preserve the victory. In racing backwards, conveniently towards the scoreboard and the clock, and into [...]

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In advance of hosting their annual Lions Invitational, the Central girls’ and boys’ cross country squads competed at a multiple team Gerry Smith Invitational at Montgomery last Thursday, Sept. 4. The boys took ninth out of 25 teams with 261 team points and the girls took 10th out of 21 teams with 321 team points. [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Norwood Young America resident and Waconia banker John “JP” Fahey made history on Aug. 16, winning the first full distance triathlon in Minnesota. The 140.6-miler, hosted by HITS Triathlon Series in Waconia, included a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run. Fahey completed the event in 11 hours, 19 minutes [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran volleyball team opened the season by splitting a pair of home matches, besting New Prague on Aug. 22 and falling to Waconia on Aug. 26. LHS 3, New Prague 2 In game one, the Crusaders came out playing very scrappy and working through some of their first game jitters. The offense was [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran football team opened up the season with a tough loss, losing 28-14 to Eden Valley Watkins. The game got off to a rocky start for the Crusaders when a snap went out of the end zone for a safety on their second possession. The Eagles then extended their lead to 9-0 on [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran girls soccer team got its season underway with a pair of games, losing the opener 4-0 to Delano and bouncing back with a 2-1 lead over Spectrum. The Crusaders started their season on the road, traveling to Delano on Aug. 21. The two sides played to a draw after one half of [...]

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