The top-seeded Rogers Royals turned back No. 8 St. Cloud Tech 4-0 in their Section 8AA girls soccer opener at home Thursday evening. Miranda Anderson, senior forward, tallied two goals for the Royals, with Courtney Henderson and Jenna Breseman also scoring. The Royals protected their net well at the other end, with goalie Lydia Hubert-Peterson [...]
The Rogers boys soccer team’s season ended with a 1-0 loss to Buffalo on the Bison field on Thursday in the Section 8AA opener. The Royals, seeded fifth, finished with a 10-7 record.
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The District 728 football teams all face opponents they should be heavily favored to beat on Friday evening, with Elk River playing at Anoka, Rogers at Big Lake and Zimmerman hosting Milaca. In this week’s Max Preps rankings for Class 5A, Mankato West is on top, followed by Rogers [...]
The Rogers tennis team picked up its 20th victory to open playoffs last Thursday but were edged out by Blaine 4-3 in the second round of Section 5AA on Monday. With their No. 1 singles player Kaylie Conlin injured and another starter, Emily Spaniol, sick, the Royals lost all four singles while winning all three [...]
The Buffalo Bison pulled out two close games to defeat the Rogers Royals 18-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-23 on Tuesday evening. Erica Folk had 14 kills for the Royals and Hannah Sjerven and Victoria Taylor six each. Sjerven made four blocks. Folk served 17-for-18 with two aces and led with 15 digs. Baylee Waldhoff made 34 [...]
The Rogers Royals are seeded first the Elk River Elks are seeded third in the Section 8AA girls soccer tournament. Pairings Thursday at No. St. Cloud Tech (3-12-2) at Rogers (13-3), No. 5 Brainerd (12-3-1) at No. 4 Moorhead (6-6-4), No. 7 Bemidji (7-6-2) at No. 2 St. Michael-Albertville (13-3), and No. 6 Buffalo (6-9-1) [...]
The Anoka Toradoes are the top seed for the Section 8AA boys soccer tournament, with Rogers fifth and Elk River sixth. Pairings Thursday are No. 8 Brainerd (4-11-1) at Anoka (9-6-1), No. 5 Rogers (10-6) at No. 4 Buffalo (10-5-1), No. 7 St. Michael-Albertville (3-12-1) at No. 2 St. Cloud Tech (12-1-4), and No. 6 [...]
The Roger girls soccer team lost its regular season finale to Maple Grove 2-0 on Saturday at home and will take a 13-3 record into sectionals. Darian Kolb and Kaelyn Schreiner had the goals for Maple Grove. The Royals’ three losses came against strong teams. They lost to Eagan (13-0-3) by 2-1, Princeton (14-1) by [...]
The Rogers Royals outlasted Nevis 25-22, 18-25, 25-18, 25-20 at home Saturday. Hannah Sjerven and Erica Folk knocked down 14 kills each for the Royals (11-9). Victoria Taylor served 12-for-12 with three aces. Baylee Waldhoff made 19 digs and 28 assists. Rogers will host Buffalo on Tuesday.