Crusader football
From left, Tom Hoernemann, Mark Bartels, Dan Kimball, and Tom Marcsisak keep things running smoothly for the Crusader football team up in the press box. The concession stand’s open,  for your enjoyment tonight, with lots of taste treats,  for you palate’s delight.   There’s hot dogs and...Read More
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In a close upset on Oct. 22, the Mayer Lutheran football team’s hopes of a return trip to the state tournament were dashed. Moving down to Class A this season, the No. 4 Crusaders were upset in a tight 30-29 game by the No. 5 Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity Bulldogs last week. “This was a game [...]...Read More
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For three quarters on Oct. 16, the game between the Mayer Lutheran and Sibley East football teams was a close one. Mayer Lutheran was first on the board, with 14 first-quarter points. Senior quarterback Cole Buttenhoff connected with junior receiver Taylor Otterstatter on a 10-yard pass for the firs...Read More
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In the last home game of the regular season, the Mayer Lutheran football team hosted Minnesota River Conference rival Watertown-Mayer on Oct. 11. The Royals kept the Crusaders off balance and led the entire game, taking down LHS 27-17. Mayer Lutheran head coach Dean Aurich said Watertown-Mayer took ...Read More
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Through rain and mud, the Mayer Lutheran football team persevered last week, taking down Jordan 14-13 and picking up its fourth win of the season. Neither team was able to score in the first quarter. Jordan was first on the board with a 90-yard run for a touchdown in the second quarter. Mayer Luther...Read More
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With less than two minutes to go in the fourth quarter on Sept. 27, the Mayer Lutheran football team led Belle Plaine 31-28. But the Tigers wouldn’t go quietly, marching down the field to score with 15 seconds remaining. “A fourth down play with a penalty on a tipped pass looked like we had won ...Read More
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