The Elk River/Rogers/Zimmerman swimmers placed fourth among seven teams while Rogers placed seventh but had three first-place entrants on Saturday at Section 8AA true-team in Elk River. The Elks’ two arch rivals battled for the state berth with Maple Grove outscoring St. Michael-Albertville 1137 to 1080. Elk River/Zimmerman senior Taylor Odegard won the 50 [...]
The Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman swimmers got the good news Friday that they won a tiebreaker over Maple Grove and will meet Centennial for the overall championship of the Northwest Suburban Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Centennial. The Elks had tied Maple Grove 93-93 on Thursday in the dual meet to decide first place in their [...]
Elk River’s bid to qualify for the state tennis tournament on Saturday will be held on home courts rather than Dayton Country Club indoor courts as originally scheduled, due to a favorable weather forecast. The No. 3 seeded Elks will face No. 2 Duluth East on the Salk Middle School courts at 11 a.m. while [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Lucas Trapp was not able to repeat as conference cross country champion Thursday, placing second, but the Elks’ junior all-stater couldn’t stop smiling. “Gee, our team did really good!” Trapp exclaimed, with teammate Cory Warner nodding in agreement, as they chatted with the press moments after the finish. The [...]
Elk River placed 11th among 14 teams and had one all-conference runner in the Northwest Suburban Conference cross country meet Thursday at Elk River Golf Course. Elk eighth-grader Annica Carr placed 10th in 15:38.0. The Elks’ other counters were senior Ali Manthey in 44th, junior Gracie Scheid in 66th, and two seventh-graders called up to [...]
Elk River volleyball lost in four games to the Anoka Tornadoes on Thursday evening. The Tornadoes prevailed 25-20, 23-25, 25-16, 25-15. Kennedy Strain had four ace blocks, eight kills and two aces for the Elks. Sidney Wentland led with 11 kills. The Elks (3-9 conference, 7-11 overall) will host Spring Lake Park on Tuesday.
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The District 728 football teams all face opponents they should be heavily favored to beat on Friday evening, with Elk River playing at Anoka, Rogers at Big Lake and Zimmerman hosting Milaca. In this week’s Max Preps rankings for Class 5A, Mankato West is on top, followed by Rogers [...]
Elk River picked up a 7-0 win over North Branch in their Section 8AA opener at home Monday. The Elks (15-5) will host Forest Lake in the second round on Tuesday at 4 p.m. Elk River 7, North Branch 0 Singles (1) Meagan Brown, ER, def Britta Anderson 6-1, 6-0 (2) Jen Koehler, [...]