Sports

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Taylor Odegard made her first state swimming trip as a 95-pound eighth-grader and has gone back with relay teams every year since. That’s a pretty good career already, but this fall, the Elk River senior is closing with what could be her most exciting season. “We are doing really well,” [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A football team’s ground game is only as strong and crisp as its offensive line’s legs, and that was beginning to be a concern for Elk River. The hogs delivered another stout performance as the Elks (5-0) rumbled to a 58-45 win over explosive Champlin Park (2-3) on Friday [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River football team that will try stay unbeaten against Champlin Park at home Friday evening is leading the nation’s high schools in rushing, according to statistics kept by Max Preps. The Elks are averaging 527 yards per game on the ground after victories over Coon Rapids 47-0, Andover [...]

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