Mayer Lutheran

More growing pains plagued the Mayer Lutheran softball team in the 2014 season, as the Crusaders worked with their third new head coach in three seasons, after resurrecting the program just a few years earlier. Regular girls’ basketball coach Kris Gustin stepped up when the Crusaders needed a coach and, with little softball coaching experience [...]

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While the Crusader track and field teams may not have been rolling in hardware this season, the athletes found inner successes on the track and in the field, as each individual continued to improve throughout the season, definitely the teams’ greatest successes in 2014, according to LHS head coach Tim Bierbaum. “The greatest thing that [...]

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Saying goodbye to seniors is always difficult for area sports teams, but what if those seniors make up almost the entirety of your varsity roster? Thus is true for the Mayer Lutheran boys’ golf team and, after a successful 2014 season that saw a conference championship, the Crusaders will have some big holes to fill [...]

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With such a young roster in 2014, there are certainly good things to come in future years for the Mayer Lutheran baseball team. Head coach Dave Lane conceded that this season was probably a bit of a disappointment for the senior players, but said that the underclassmen grew up quickly, stepping into varsity roles with [...]

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The popularity of high school trapshooting has been spreading like wildfire throughout the state and country over the past few years. This year, the passion for trapshooting took root at Mayer Lutheran High School. The Claybreakers, as they’re known, were formed in the spring of 2014 by LHS staff members Chris Thole and Gary Loontjer. [...]

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The Minnesota River Conference recently announced its 2014 Academic All-Conference team for the 2013-14 school year. For the team, a student-athlete must be a senior in good academic standing, involved in an MRC-sponsored activity, have earned a minimum of four varsity letters in grades 9-12, hold a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average, and [...]

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