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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Samantha Hendricks, hoping for one more state trip to cap an exciting multi-sports career, fell short at section swimming last Saturday, but it’s been a great ride. “It feels kind of weird to be done, because I’ve gone to state in something every year since eighth grade,” said the Elk […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Better late than never, Katie Hartneck decided, with regard to adding diving as a new sport, and she’s glad she did. The Elk River senior was one of several girls with gymnastics backgrounds recruited by Jenn Bartlett when the former Elk gymnastics coach signed on to mentor Elk divers this […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Amber Paul, who capped her prep soccer career at Rogers with a state championship, is closing her collegiate career at DePaul University with another championship season. The Chicago-based Blue Devils captured the Big East Conference regular season and playoff titles, and take a 16-0-4 record into the NCAA tournament […]

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Four Rogers basketball players signed with college teams on Wednesday, announced Dan Ohlgren, activities director. Minnesota State-Moorhead signed Cole Murray, 6-foot-9 post who averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds last year for the 9-16 Royals. Headed for the Minnesota State-Mankato women’s team are guard Taylor Anderson and forward Taylor Paulsrud. Signing with Jamestown (N.D.) College […]

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  Zimmerman’s state champion wrestler Austin May will continue his mat career at Minnesota State-Moorhead. May, who signed with the Dragons and coach Kris Nelson on Wednesday, captured the Class AA 182-pound title last March, the first state crown by a District 728 wrestler in seven years. He had a 37-7 record, including 4-0 at […]

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  Gymnastics standout Makenzie Anderson, a Spectrum High School student from Elk River, signed with the University of Arkansas on Wednesday. A member of the Twin Cities Twisters club, she was signed by Razorbacks coach Mark Cook. “I really liked the school and the atmosphere, more than other colleges I visited,” said Anderson, “and I loved […]

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  Jessica Young of Rogers and Taylor Odegard of Elk River will swim in the consolation finals at the state Class AA meet Friday evening after advancing through preliminaries on Thursday evening at the University of Minnesota. Alaina Sylvester of Rogers came up short her her two events and didn’t advance to Friday’s rounds. Young, […]

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Cody Christ and Devin Chuba, former Elks playing soccer for Minnesota-Morris, were among six Cougars named to the all-UMAC team. Christ, freshman goalkeeper, was co-Defensive Player of the Year, allowing 1.19 goals per game and with nine shutouts and a .772 save percentage. Chuba, senior forward, had seven goals (on 16 shots) and four assists, […]

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Andrew Smith, St. Scholastica wide receiver from Rogers, caught three touchdown passes last Saturday as the Saints (10-0) routed Greenville (IL) College 42-14 to clinch the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference championship. The 5-foot-11, 189-pound junior caught 12 passes for 265 yards from Tyler Harper and was named to the Division III national team of the […]

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