Sports

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Madyson St. Germain delivered the lone goal as Elk River picked up its first victory, 1-0 over Totino-Grace, on Tuesday at home. It was the conference opener for the Elks (1-2) against a team making its debut in the Northwest Suburban. St. Germain, senior forward, scored midway through the [...]

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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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Totino-Grace made an impressive debut in the Northwest Suburban with a 4-0 win over Elk River-Zimmerman on Tuesday in Elk River. “We are excited to be playing in a new conference and looking forward to new challenges and playing bigger schools,” said coach Bill Vance. The Eagles, handing the Elks their first loss in three [...]

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The Princeton Tigers handed Elk River tennis its first loss Tuesday as the Elks split a pair of matches against section rivals. The Elks (5-1) beat Forest Lake 7-0 before falling to Princeton 4-3, on Princeton’s courts. Princeton’s No. 1 player, Mary Claire Mayerchak, a state qualifier last year, was stationed at No. 1 doubles, [...]

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Elk River rolled to a season-opening volleyball win at St. Francis 25-13, 25-23, 25-21 on Monday evening. Seven players had kills, led by Kennedy Strain with nine. Gina Honek had six, Abi Scheid five, Taylor Cotton and Sidney Wentland four each, Gabi Haack three and Geneva Katchinske two. Blair Lundquist put up 14 sets and [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Dale Sager, a longtime assistant coach, is the new head coach for Elk River girls hockey. Sager, 34, who assisted Joe Heasley for eight years, 2004-12, before becoming head coach at Centennial and Rogers one year each, was named Friday to succeed Heasley, who resigned in June. “We are excited [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Colton Buege captured his third consecutive Fox Hollow Golf Club championship Sunday while his brother McCabe ended a long time away from golf by placing third. Colton Buege, who qualified for the U.S. Amateur earlier this summer, shot 70-73—143, with Jason Cargill next at 146 and Mac Buege at 147. [...]

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