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The Elk River Legion team, coached this year by a former Gopher and pro pitcher, has a 3-6 record so far, including 2-2 in league play. The Elks beat Centennial 4-2 on Tuesday with Alex Babcock going the distance with a six-hitter. They broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth when Brennan Beese doubled home [...]

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  Elk River tennis teammates Jordan Haack and Tyler Creelman met twice in championship matches and came away with a split at the Northwest Suburban Conference tournament in Elk River. Haack, senior-to-be, defeated Creelman 6-1, 6-3 in the singles finals, winning a competition of 17 entrants, on Tuesday. To reach the finals, Haack beat Dylan [...]

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  Mitchel Brandell and Samantha Fitzpatrick, captured the singles championships at the Rockin Rogers Tennis Tournament held this past weekend. Brandell, former Elk River player now attending a tennis pro school in Texas, beat Michael Kreklau 6-1, 6-4 in the men’s open finals. Fitzpatrick, sophomore-to-be at Rogers, edged Kaylie Conlin in the women’s finals 6-7, [...]

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Matt Kiersted, Elk River sophomore defenseman, verbally committed recently to North Dakota, one of the nation’s top hockey programs. “I went up there (Grand Forks) a lot when I was younger,” said Kiersted. “We’d go to Canada for tournaments and stop at UND and watch games. Ever since then, I’ve liked UND and they’ve got [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor What you want from your starting pitcher is that he give his team a good chance to win the ball game, and Adam Nauth usually delivered that for the Rogers Royals in his two years on the hill. Nauth, much better than his 6-6 career record would indicate, made all-conference [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Sean Ryther, who started the Spectrum wrestling program four years ago and had a trio of state qualifiers this year, has resigned from the Elk River charter school, with plans to move to South Korea. “The Lord has told me to get out of my comfort zone,” said Ryther, who [...]

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