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One day before starting playoffs, the Zimmerman Thunder lost their regular-season finale to Cambridge-Isanti 2-0 on Thursday in Cambridge. Bluejackets’ pitcher Isaiah Filley blanked the Thunder on five hits, striking out 10. Collin Anderson singled home a run in the first inning and that would be all Filley needed. For Zimmerman, Taylor Snow pitched three [...]

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The Zimmerman softball team lost to Maple Lake 2-1, then stayed alive with an 18-1 rout of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, in sub-section play Wednesday in Maple Lake. The Thunder, 12-8 overall and 2-1 in playoffs, return to Maple Lake on Thursday needing a win to advance to the Section 5AA tournament starting Tuesday in Watertown. Their [...]

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Alleah Balzer led with six goals as Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman edged the Blaine Bengals 14-12 on Wednesday in Blaine. Alexandra Gallus, Michelle Klimstra, Katelyn Gfroerer and Aliz Zierden added two goals each and Cassie Conrad made 21 saves. This was the third of four games in four days for the Elks (6-6), who’ll cap off that [...]

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  Tyler Midas belted a three-run homer and pitched the distance as the Foley Falcons handed Zimmerman a 5-1 loss on Tuesday in Zimmerman. Midas’ homer, on a 3-2 pitch with two outs, over the short right-field fence at ZHS, capped a four-run second inning by Foley (11-3) against Thunder starter Zach Nolan. Midas gave [...]

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Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman scored 32 goals in two games and came away with a split the last two evenings. ERZ won 20-3 over Centennial on Monday with 11 players scoring at home. Alex Zierden had six goals, Alleah Balzer three, and Alexandra Gallus and Raelyn Korinek two each. Notching a goal apiece were Kelsey Baker, Jaila [...]

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The Zimmerman golfers placed fourth in a Granite Ridge Conference meet Tuesday while Becker placed first, ending a string of six wins by St. Cloud Cathedral. Becker totaled 308, Cathedral 324, Albany 326, Zimmerman 339, Little Falls 341, Milaca 361, Mora 369, and Foley incomplete. Tying for low score with 74 were Albany’s Dan Schneider [...]

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McKenna Butau pitched five shutout innings and Carlie Lage had three hits as the Zimmerman Thunder beat Little Falls 6-0 in their regular-season finale Friday. Butau gave up three hits and struck out eight before Ashley Pool pitched the last two innings, striking out two. Pool had was coming back from an injury and hadn’t [...]

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