The Rogers Royals lost to No. 5 ranked Eagan 2-0 in the girls soccer opener Thursday at home. The Wildcats scored one minute into the game on a 25-yard shot over Rogers goalkeeper Lydia Hubert-Peterson and again in the 35th minute off a cross and volley. Rogers clamped down in the second half, with a [...]

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  Elk River-Zimmerman won its boys soccer opener at home with a shutout of St. Michael-Albertville, 3-0, on Thursday evening. The Elks made it a successful debut for their new head coach, Ryan Sorensen. “They looked really good, and especially fast getting forward,” said Sorensen about his team’s effort. “We have tons of dangerous players, [...]

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So, what else is new? The Elk River and St. Michael-Albertville girls had yet another overtime tussle to open the season Thursday evening, with the visiting Knights prevailing 3-2. “I can’t remember the last time we played than that didn’t go overtime,” said Elk coach Brian Steuter. “That’s the way it always is with these [...]

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  A young Zimmerman Thunder volleyball team, with just two seniors, went five games with Princeton in their opener and fell short on Thursday evening at Princeton. The Tigers prevailed 17-25, 25-20, 25-13, 22-25, 15-4. Both teams showed early season inconsistency before Princeton put it together to dominate the fifth game. “The girls played hard [...]

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The Elk River tennis squad picked up its fourth morning win in three days Thursday, defeating the Irondale Knights 6-1 in Robbinsdale. The Elks (4-0) will scrimmage at Minnetonka on Monday, and will take on section rivals Princeton and Forest Lake on Tuesday at Princeton. Singles (1) Meagan Brown, ER, def Hannah Norlinger 6-1, 6-1 [...]

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Click here to read about Jojo, one of the horses in the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse Click here to read more about the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse by Joni Astrup Associate Editor In January 2013, North Dakota authorities investigating a complaint of underfed horses found 96 dead horses and mules and seized another [...]

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Click here to read about Hope, a horse who survived ‘horrible’ conditions and now has a second chance Click here to read more about the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Aubreanne Dockter, of Nowthen, is working with a 4-year-old mustang cross named Jojo, preparing her for the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted [...]

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