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Elk River girls track won a six-team indoor meet Friday in the opening event of the Elks spring sports season. “We scored very well in just about every event,” said coach Brenda Holmgren. “Our shot and disc will be really strong this year, along with our distance runners.” The Elks scored 116, Armstrong 96, Hopkins [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor While hockey and basketball players can keeping playing their sport in the summer, Nordic Ski athletes must improvise if they want to keep honing their skills and muscles under the hot sun. Breck Hickman, three-time all-conference skier and two-time state qualifier, is one skier zealous enough to put in the [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River girls lost to St. Michael-Albertville in the section finals for the second straight year Friday evening, and the Knights have a dynasty going that could last a while longer. The Knights nabbed their third straight Section 8AAAA title, sinking 35 of 45 free shots in scuttling the [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor In Elk River boys basketball history, nobody has played more games than Clay Elrod, who finished a four-year tenure with 1,606 points in 109 games, including 84 starts. A sharpshooter blessed with a lanky, basketball-prototype body, a sharp mind and a winning attitude, Elrod earned his chance early, scoring 125 [...]

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The Elk River Bantam AA hockey team won its opener over Hermantown 4-0 on Friday in Rogers, and will meet Stillwater on Saturday at noon in the semifinals. In other games, Stillwater beat White Bear Lake 4-2 and Edina beat Eden Prairie 4-3. The Woodbury vs. Grand Rapids score was not available. The tournament will [...]

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  Elk River goalie Mac Berglove was among 12 seniors honored Sunday at the Mr. Hockey banquet at Xcel Energy Center. Berglove was one of two finalists for the Frank Brimsek Award as outstanding senior goalie. That award went to Hunter Sheppard of Grand Rapids. The Mr. Hockey award also went to a Grand Rapids [...]

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