Sports

  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. Andy Vail, senior forward, notched the first goal of the season. Dalton Hager, sophomore forward, scored on a 30-foot shot on [...]

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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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  The Elk River tennis team picked up a pair of 7-0 wins on the road Wednesday morning. The Elks (3-0) won at Osseo in an 8:30 a.m. match, and at Park Center in an 11:30 a.m. match that lasted only 40 minutes. The singles lineup for each were Meagan Brown, Jen Koehler, Lauren Brayden, [...]

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The Rogers Royals tennis team has won five of six matches as they embark on a busy schedule prior to the start of school. The Royals won three matches at Coon Rapids on Saturday, 7-0 over Hibbing, 5-2 over Coon Rapids and 5-2 over Cretin-Derham Hall. The Royals journeyed to Litchfield on Wednesday, where they [...]

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Elk River’s first sports event of the 2014-15 school year was a victory by the tennis team on Tuesday morning. The Elks, defending co-champion in the Northwest Suburban Conference, beat the Champlin Park Rebels 5-2 in Champlin. The Elks swept the singles points while Erin Hannegraaf and Dani Dokken pulled out a 7-5 third set [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor There aren’t many golfers in the wrestling community but that doesn’t stop dozens of wrestlers, parents and boosters from turning out for the Elk River Wrestling Golf Extravaganza benefit tournament each year. “It’s an awesome event with a lot of people who don’t play golf coming out once a [...]

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