Sports

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor First question for coach Steve Hamilton after the Elk River Elks rumbled past Centennial 39-14 for their third lopsided win Friday night: Who IS your punter, anyway? Like the Maytag repairman in those old commercials, the Elk punter’s services never seem to be needed, and you worry that, like [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Despite winning only four of 12 events, the Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman-Spectrum swimmers pulled out a 100-83 win over the Osseo Orioles on Thursday evening in Osseo.   “Our depth really won out tonight,” said Luke Johnson, Elks coach. “Scoring 2-3-4 is more points than first and fifth.”   Earning first-places for the Elks (3-0 in conference) [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  The Blaine Bengals handed Elk River a 25-22, 25-22, 25-13 setback Thursday evening on the Elks court. The Bengals had stronger hitting than the Elks and excellent floor coverage, allowing only two ace serves. Gina Honek notched seven kills and 12 digs, and served 14-for-15 with two aces, for the Elks. Kennedy Strain and [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River girls soccer posted a 3-1 victory over Andover on Thursday, snapping a four-game losing streak which coach Brian Steuter said was misleading. “We have been playing well enough to win, but people need to understand that we are in a very tough conference,” said the coach after [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  Elk River tennis, alone in first place in the Northwest Suburban Conference, turned back Spring Lake Park 6-1 at home on Thursday afternoon. The Elks are 9-0 in the conference with four matches left. Two of their remaining NWSC foes, Centennial and Armstrong, each have one loss. Coon Rapids beat both of them 5-2, [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

With all-stater Lucas Trapp in the lineup for the first time, Elk River boys cross country won the St. Francis Invitational on Thursday. The Elk girls finished fifth in the 11-school meet at The Ponds Golf Course. Trapp, junior who placed 20th at state last fall, but missed two meets with a bothersome knee, got [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

  The Elk River Elks were shut out by the Andover Huskies 5-0 at home on Thursday evening. The Elks played a gritty first half with sophomore backup Quinton Gilbertson in goal and went in to the break 0-0. However, Andover (3-5) took charge in the second half, sparked by Armen Bobaric with two goals. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

The Anoka Tornadoes handed Elk River a 3-1 loss on Tuesday evening in Anoka. Tyler Trovick, Billy Hentges, and Josh Dobber scored for the Tornadoes and Thunder Heyer got the Elks (3-4) on the board. The Elks will host Andover on Thursday, girls at 5 p.m. and boys at 7 p.m.

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow