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The Albany Huskies scored the last four touchdowns and snapped the Zimmerman Thunder’s five-game win streak 35-10 in the conference finale Wednesday evening in Albany. The game was a duel for second place in the Granite Ridge Conference behind Becker, which beat them both and finished 7-0 in conference. Albany was 6-1 and Zimmerman 5-2 [...]

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By Rachel Finkbeiner When it comes to Rogers and St. Michael-Albertville and football, the win always goes down to the wire. This time the final minutes were not in the Royals’ favor as STMA ended their seven-game win streak 22-21 in a conference championship game Wednesday evening. “Every single game seems to come down to [...]

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Katie Erickson, senior from Elk River on the Lindenwood University hockey team in St. Louis, was named College Hockey America’s player of the week on Monday. The 5-foot-11 forward scored on goal and assisted on another as the Lions beat St. Cloud State 5-3 on Saturday in St. Cloud.   That was the first win [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Conference championships are on the line for Rogers and Elk River in the final game of the regular season Wednesday evening while Zimmerman will likely be dueling for a second-place finish.   Blaine at Elk River The Elks, who’ve lost two straight after a 5-0 start, need a win over [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Brooke Salo looked disheveled and bruised, misty-eyed and exhausted, with her blue uniform stained by grass and sweat, after a hard 80 minutes in her final soccer game with the Zimmerman Thunder. The Thunder’s best season had just ended with 1-0 loss to powerful neighbor Princeton on Tuesday in [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor St. Michael-Albertville made sure there was no suspense at the end this time, and thumped the Rogers Royals 3-0 to earn a trip to the state tournament Tuesday evening. Two weeks after losing to Rogers 1-0 on a goal with 33 seconds left, in a conference match, the Knights [...]

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The Rogers Royals had two all-conference runners as the boys team placed fifth and the girls sixth among 10 teams in the Mississippi 8 Conference meet Tuesday in Buffalo. Tyler Bethke and Caleb Burke, both seniors, placed seventh and eighth in the boys race, hitting the chute together in 17:04.35 and 17:04.93, at Buffalo Heights [...]

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Cheresa Bouley is the first Zimmerman runner to capture a conference cross county championship. The eighth-grader covered 4,000 meters in 15:41.38 in the Granite Ridge Conference on Tuesday in Becker, three seconds ahead of a St. Cloud Cathedral’s Rachel Eickhoff. The Thunder girls placed sixth and the boys eighth among eight teams. The Mora boys [...]

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