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Chris Donnay’s third season as Rogers wrestling coach brought by far the best results the Royal program has  ever had. His peers noticed, and voted him the Section 5AAA Coach of the Year honor. The Royals had their first winning season, 18-6, and seven state qualifiers this year. Donnay, a world history teacher, is a [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals took  on St. Michael-Albertville three times this year. Even to win one of those three was a difficult proposition, it was suggested to Royal coach Karlee Anderson. “Yes, it is. He has a great program there and lots of talented girls,” said  Anderson about Knight coach [...]

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Travis Brown of Rogers was named to the first team and Mac Berglove of Elk River was named to the third team of the Star-Tribune All-Metro boys hockey team on Tuesday. Brown, a defenseman signed by Michigan Tech, was described as a “big, strong defenseman who moves well and plays tough … hard shot factored [...]

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The Rogers Royals, who lost twice to Buffalo in conference play, defeated the Bison 60-45 in the first round of Section 8AAAA on Tuesday evening in St. Michael. The Royals’ front line did the most damage as Marina Nowak scored 15 points, Hannah Sjerven 14 and Lindsay Dorr 13. Guards Bailey Miller and Taylor Anderson [...]

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The Rogers Royals lost their finale regular-season game to Staple-Motley 59-51 on Saturday at Staples. Jaelin Beachy led Staples-Motley (18-6) with 16 points. Lindsay Dorr scored 16, Marina Nowak 14 and Bella Wilson 10 for Rogers (14-12). The Royals shot 20-for-61 from the field and 9-for-11 from the line. The Royals, seeded fifth in Section [...]

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The Elk River girls face Moorhead while Rogers will meet Buffalo in the first round of Section 8AAAA on Tuesday. Unlike recent seasons when all high seeds had a home game in the first round, the openers this year will be held at the top two seeds. In the top bracket at St. Michael-Albertville, No. [...]

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The breakout season by the Rogers Royals wrestling team did not end with any podium finishes at the state tournament. The Royals, with an 18-6 record, section runner-up finish and seven state qualifiers, had by far the best season in the program’s 10-year history. However, their final goal of adding state medals to their only [...]

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The Rogers Royals won their conference finale 67-56 over the St. Francis Saints at home on Friday evening. Bailey Miller sank 14 points, Hannah Sjerven 11, Taylor Anderson 11 and Lindsay Dorr eight for the Royals, who finished 7-7 in the Mississippi 8. They are 14-11 overall and will close the regular season on Saturday [...]

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