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Austin Heuer of the Elk River Legion fired a no-hitter against Osseo at home on Tuesday — and the outcome was still in doubt until a teammate homered in the last of the seventh. Alex Babcock led off the seventh with the homer that won it 1-0. Heuer walked four and struck out six in [...]

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  Elk River Legion got some breaks and took advantage to rally for a 5-4 win over Andover at home Monday evening. The Elks trailed 4-1 before scoring four in the last of the fifth, helped by an error, bad-hop single, two hit-by-pitches, and a pop-up by Riley Givens that twisted in the wind and [...]

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One bad inning sunk the Elk River Pioneers in a 7-3 loss to Coon Rapids on Friday evening in Coon Rapids. Each team had 13 hits but the Pioneers (3-3) left 12 runners on base and Coon Rapids stranded only four. Coon Rapids broke a 3-3 tie with four in the last of the fourth [...]

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Elk River’s senior battery of Anna Pipenhagen and Michaela Bruns finished their careers with a host of team records. Pipenhagen logged 43 wins, 14 shutouts and 472 strikeouts in her three years as No. 1 pitcher, ranking first all-time in all three. Bruns, a five-year starter, including three at catcher, is the Elk career leader [...]

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Softball RECORD — 7-3 conf., 16-6 overall ALL-CONFERENCE — Anna Pipenhagen (sr P), Michaela Bruns (sr C), Courtney Jensen (sr 1B) … Honorable mention: Jessica Neuman (sr 2B), Ali Krohn (jr 3B), Jayme Langbehn (so CF) ALL-SECTION — Pipenhagen, Bruns STATE HONORS — Ms. Softball finalist: Pipenhagen … Coaches all-state: Pipenhagen, Bruns … Coaches all-star game: [...]

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The Elk River Legion team, coached this year by a former Gopher and pro pitcher, has a 3-6 record so far, including 2-2 in league play. The Elks beat Centennial 4-2 on Tuesday with Alex Babcock going the distance with a six-hitter. They broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth when Brennan Beese doubled home [...]

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  Elk River tennis teammates Jordan Haack and Tyler Creelman met twice in championship matches and came away with a split at the Northwest Suburban Conference tournament in Elk River. Haack, senior-to-be, defeated Creelman 6-1, 6-3 in the singles finals, winning a competition of 17 entrants, on Tuesday. To reach the finals, Haack beat Dylan [...]

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