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The Rogers cross country teams opened their season at the St. Olaf High School Showcase on Friday in Northfield. The Hopkins boys placed first among 29 teams. Chaska’s Alec Anderson was individual champion in 16:10. Rogers placed 10th. Tyler Bethke placed 16th, Caleb Burke 39th, Ben Sylvester 83rd, Carl Parent 84th and Karl Gorecki 89th. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers tennis team has played 15 dual meets already, and school hasn’t even started yet. The Royals have won 10 of those matches, including 4-3 over Maple Grove on Wednesday. That was their first home match after playing in five multiple-team events on the road. The Royals swept [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Everybody’s ready for some real football, and it’s almost here. After two weeks of practices, and a Saturday of scrimmages, on the heels of summer team camps, District 728 teams will be kicking off the 2014 season Thursday evening, and not a moment too soon. “Today, you could see [...]

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  The Rogers Royals scored in each half while its defense held firm to defeat the Moorhead Spuds 2-0 at home Tuesday. Miranda Anderson assisted on both goals. Heather Kilber punched in the rebound of a strong Anderson shot in the first half. Jenna Breseman ran past Anderson on a breakaway, got a lead pass [...]

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Section rival Moorhead handed the Rogers Royals a 1-0 loss, scoring with five minutes left, Tuesday in Rogers. “We controlled the ball most of the game, but we never got one in,” said Chris Miller, Royals coach. “We would string together a few passes and couldn’t make the last one.” Isaac Judisch scored the lone [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Jessica Young was born to swim. The Rogers senior can’t remember a time she wasn’t churning through the water daily, starting at age six. Her mother, Lisa, who swam for Albert Lea, was giving lessons. Starting her fifth and final season with Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman this week, Young has made all-conference [...]

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The Rogers soccer teams had a 108-mile drive for a double-header Thursday but the long trip was well worth it for a couple of reasons. The Royals had the privilege of joining the Brainerd Warriors for the first action on new artificial turf at the Adamson Field soccer/football complex, and both Rogers teams won their [...]

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The Rogers Royals lost to No. 5 ranked Eagan 2-0 in the girls soccer opener Thursday at home. The Wildcats scored one minute into the game on a 25-yard shot over Rogers goalkeeper Lydia Hubert-Peterson and again in the 35th minute off a cross and volley. Rogers clamped down in the second half, with a [...]

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