Sports

  by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Colin Anderson, who arrived in Elk River in 1980 dejected over a missed chance to compete in the Olympics as a shot-putter, and stayed 33 years as a teacher, football coach and weight-lifting mentor, died Nov. 10 of cancer at age 62. “Colin made a major impact on a […]

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ELK RIVER ELKS Last year — 9-10 conference, 16-11 overall Opener — Tuesday, Buffalo, home Coaches — Randy Klasen (head), Aaron Osterman, Eric Ostmoe, Brian Thompson, Brian Gilbertson Captains — Mitchell Weege, Zach Ernst, Matt Keller Returning starters — Weege (sr G), Ernst (sr G), Matt Keller (jr G) Other returning lettermen — Alec Hills […]

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ELK RIVER ELKS Last year — 14-3 conference, 18-6 overall Opener — Tuesday, at Wayzata Coaches — Gordie Roberts (head), Bruce Johnson, Ben Gustafson, Justin Micek Captains — Jake Jaremko (capt), Reggie Lutz (ast.), Ben Johnson (ast.), Peter Jones (ast.) Returning starters — Jaremko (sr F), Lutz (sr F), Johnson (sr F), Jones (sr F), […]

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Shae McLean and Raelyn Korinek each delivered three goals as Elk River-Zimmerman coasted 11-0 over North Metro Stars at home Tuesday evening. The Elks (3-1) have scored 20 consecutive goals in three wins. Previously they beat Totino-Grace 7-0 and Forest Lake 4-1 when they had the last two goals. “The girls know it’s going to […]

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Abbie Canton led with four points as Elk River-Zimmerman cruised 7-0 over Totino-Grace on Saturday. At Parade Ice Gardens in Minneapolis, Canton scored the Elks’ first and fourth goals in the first period, and assisted on a goal by Julia Miller. She had another assist in the third period. Canton, senior forward who has led […]

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  Senior teammates Jessica Young and Taylor Odegard each moved up a few notches in the final races of their respective careers, at the state swimming meet, Saturday evening. Young, of Rogers, swam her third straight personal best, 5:08.11, in the 500 freestyle consolation finals, to grab 11th place in Class AA at the University […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Samantha Hendricks, hoping for one more state trip to cap an exciting multi-sports career, fell short at section swimming last Saturday, but it’s been a great ride. “It feels kind of weird to be done, because I’ve gone to state in something every year since eighth grade,” said the Elk […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Better late than never, Katie Hartneck decided, with regard to adding diving as a new sport, and she’s glad she did. The Elk River senior was one of several girls with gymnastics backgrounds recruited by Jenn Bartlett when the former Elk gymnastics coach signed on to mentor Elk divers this […]

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