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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Allison Sterneman, a swimming, skiing and track athlete, will be a Minnesota Gopher in a sport she’s never tried: rowing. “I’m very excited about it,” the 6-foot-1 Zimmerman senior said after signing a letter of intent Wednesday, which will make her a Division I athlete with a partial scholarship. “This [...]

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The Spectrum Sting beat PACT 7-3 on Tuesday in the first-ever softball game on their new field at Spectrum Sports Complex. Meghan Schroeder struck out nine batters in pitching the win, and Elizabeth Hackbarth notched two runs and five stolen bases. The Sting (1-1) will host North Lakes Academy on Saturday, 11 a.m.

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  The Spectrum baseball team scored six runs in the fifth inning and beat Cambridge Christian 11-4 on Tuesday in Cambridge. Hitting leaders were Ryan Pribnow 2-for-4 (double, two runs), Thomas Ogren 2-for-5 (double, RBI), Tristen Rosby 2-for-4 (RBI) and Connor Hansen 1-for-3 (double, two RBI). John Brand pitched four innings, allowing one hit and [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder notched their first-ever win over Little Falls 4-2 at home on Tuesday behind solid pitching from Zach Nolan and Mitch Mossman. This is the third year the two teams have been Granite Ridge Conference rivals. The Thunder were 0-4 previously against the Flyers, who have been strong in baseball. “The kids were [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor After six straight conference championships, the Rogers boys golf team are not the favorite in the 2014 season, in their coach’s opinion. Still, the Royals won their 38th straight Mississippi 8 meet Tuesday, scoring 319 at Becker, with Dylan Kline low shooter for the day with 76. Following were Buffalo [...]

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Two straight days outside in the cold have netted the Elk River girl golfers one conference win. The Elks opened with a 170 to 202 win over Osseo on Tuesday at Anoka, led by Morgan Bleyhl with 39 and Samantha Lindeen with 40. Other counters were  Alexa Filipiak with 45 and Grace O’Konek with 46. [...]

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Molli Detloff broke her school record in discus, by an inch, during a small home track meet Tuesday in which both the Elk teams placed last among three. Detloff, a senior, had a 142-6 heave, edging the record of 141-5 she set in 10th grade. She also won shot with 38-3 1/4. Lucas Trapp won [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Pitching efficiency was the big edge for Champlin Park as the Rebels held off the Elk River Elks 6-4 on Monday in a chilly home opener for the Elks. “They used a good pitcher, and their pitching was more effective than ours,” said Elk coach Ryan Holmgren. “We walked [...]

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