The Journal Sportsen-usThu, 30 Jun 2016 04:24:41 EDTThu, 30 Jun 2016 04:24:41 EDT Midwest Classic begins on Thursday ULM - The 2016 Upper Midwest Classic begins on Thursday and continues all weekend at Johnson and Mueller Parks in New Ulm and also in Essig and Searles. Sixteen teams will vie for the title including defending champion New Ulm Gold.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBrewers blank Reds ULM - Adam Slander scattered three Gibbon hits and Brewers' bats hammered out 13 hits and scored the same number of runs as they ran by the Reds 13-0 Wednesday night in Tomahawk East League National Division pla.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBelle Plaine stomps Kaiserhoff ULM - Last Tuesday, New Ulm Kaiserhoff defeated Belle Plaine 13-5 in Belle Plaine. What a difference seven days can make. Belle Plaine pounded out 17 hits as it rolled by Kaiserhoff 13-3 Tuesday night in a River Valley League game.Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBaier takes care of business - There's no other way to put it: Sam Baier just wasn't going to be stopped in 2016. Not even by illness. The senior celebrated his senior year by winning the 160-pound individual wrestling championship in Class AA by going 42-3.Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBaier, GFW trio lead All-Journal baseball teams Team Sam Baier, sr., P/SS, Springfield Baier was a leader for the state champion Tigers, batting .412 with 24 runs scored and eight RBIs on 21 hits - eight doubles and one triple - from the leadoff position.Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT