Sports

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River ran wild for 640 yards and posted their first shutout in ten years as they opened the season with a 47-0 romp over Coon Rapids on Thursday evening at Coon Rapids. It didn’t take the 2014 Elks long to resemble the past three editions in ability to [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

The Rogers Royals got four touchdowns from Gunnar Bloom and a shutout by the defense as they rolled past North Branch 38-0 in their opener at home Thursday evening. Bloom, on the heels of scoring 20 TDS’s last year, snagged a pass from Andy Borchardt for a 22-yard touchdown in the first quarter. He rushed [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  The Zimmerman Thunder made two goal-line stands, each followed by a long touchdown drive, as they scuttled the Fridley Tigers 30-7 in their opener at home Thursday evening. The Thunder gave up an opening touchdown but no more, and scored in each quarter and wound up with close to 400 yards of offense, led [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Victories in the first four events launched Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman on a 101-83 win over Buffalo in the Elks’ dual meet opener at home Thursday evening. The medley relay, Jessica Young in the 200, Alaina Sylvester in the individual medley and Taylor Odegard in the 50 got the Elks off to a strong start. “It was [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Blaine’s outstanding forward Brittany Monteon drilled two second-half goals as the Bengal tripped the Elk River Elks 2-1 on Thursday evening. “Monteon is, in my opinion, the best player in the conference,” said Elk coach Brian Steuter. “We did everything right on those plays, but she made world-class finishes.” After a scoreless half, the Elks [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

The Elk River volleyball team is off to a 2-0 start after defeating North Branch 18-25, 25-14, 25-19, 25-20 in the home opener on Thursday evening. Leading the attack were Kennedy Strain with 13 kills and setter Gina Honek with 12, while Abi Scheid added seven and Sidney Wentland four. Scheid made three solo blocks. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  Spectrum was the team winner and Zimmerman had the top two runners in a five-team Princeton Invitational on Thursday. Nicole Jurik of Zimmerman hit the chute in 16:27 and teammate Chelsea Bouley was next in 16:31. Elizabeth Hackbarth led Spectrum, placing third in 16:59.99 (breaking 17 by .01 second). Brittany Waterhouse placed sixth, Maria [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

In a close four-team meet, Braham edged Spectrum 47 to 48 for first place, followed by Heritage Christian with 59 and Zimmerman 64, at the Princeton Invitational on Thursday. Zimmerman’s Connor Gagne was the individual winner in 18:05, by 45 seconds, and teammate Jordan Jeandron placed fifth (19:24). The top five also included Joshua Nordstrom [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow