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The Zimmerman Thunder closed the regular season with a 2-0 victory over St. Cloud Cathedral at home Thursday evening. The Thunder finished 5-1-2 in the Granite Ridge Conference for second place among five teams behind Little Falls (6-0-2). They are 10-3-2 overall heading into Section 7A, which starts next Thursday. Cami Bond and Amanda Sahr [...]

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The Zimmerman soccer team defeated the Becker Bulldogs 5-1 on Tuesday while learning that they won’t be able to finish first in the conference because Little Falls clinched the title with a victory. The Thunder are 9-3-2 overall and 4-1-2 in the Granite Ridge Conference. They’ll close conference play hosting St. Cloud Cathedral on Thursday, [...]

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Brooke Salo notched the lone goal of the game as the Zimmerman Thunder beat a section rival, Two Harbors, 1-0 at home Saturday. Salo, senior midfielder, scored in the 17th minute in a scramble at the net, after having her original shot blocked by a defender. It was her 12th goal of the season. Demie [...]

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  The only pass Zimmerman completed all night was a pivotal play as the Thunder prevailed in a defensive battle 16-8 over the Little Falls Flyers on Friday night. Taylor McEachern’s leaping catch of a Matt Dorso pass for a 22-yard touchdown with 7:20 left in the third quarter was the first score of the [...]

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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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  For the first time ever, the Zimmerman cross country program has a first-place finish. The Zimmerman girls won a five-team meet at Foley on Thursday and had the individual winner, too, in Cheresa Bouley. Coach Mike Back said it was the first time the Thunder have won a meet, although they’ve had some individual [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Zimmerman Thunder, needing a payback win against Little Falls to keep pace in a tight, three-way conference race, had to settle for a 1-1 tie at home on Tuesday. “We hoped to control our destiny, and now we need somebody to beat them (Little Falls),” said coach Jeff [...]

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