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Emma Bates, fresh from her NCAA championship in the 10,000 meters two weeks earlier, placed sixth in the same event at the United States of America Track and Field (USATF) Outdoor Championships on Thursday in Sacramento. The Boise State junior from Elk River finished in 32:51.49 at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium, running in a field [...]

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Monticello edged the Elk River Pioneers 7-6 on Wednesday evening, led by Clay Lanners with two hits and three runs-batted-in. Monticello took a 6-3 lead against Pioneer starter Zach Petchell and held on. Jakob Kounkel got the win and Mitch Roberts got the save as they gave up 11 hits and six walks but left 11 [...]

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Austin Heuer of the Elk River Legion fired a no-hitter against Osseo at home on Tuesday — and the outcome was still in doubt until a teammate homered in the last of the seventh. Alex Babcock led off the seventh with the homer that won it 1-0. Heuer walked four and struck out six in [...]

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  Elk River Legion got some breaks and took advantage to rally for a 5-4 win over Andover at home Monday evening. The Elks trailed 4-1 before scoring four in the last of the fifth, helped by an error, bad-hop single, two hit-by-pitches, and a pop-up by Riley Givens that twisted in the wind and [...]

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One bad inning sunk the Elk River Pioneers in a 7-3 loss to Coon Rapids on Friday evening in Coon Rapids. Each team had 13 hits but the Pioneers (3-3) left 12 runners on base and Coon Rapids stranded only four. Coon Rapids broke a 3-3 tie with four in the last of the fourth [...]

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Elk River’s senior battery of Anna Pipenhagen and Michaela Bruns finished their careers with a host of team records. Pipenhagen logged 43 wins, 14 shutouts and 472 strikeouts in her three years as No. 1 pitcher, ranking first all-time in all three. Bruns, a five-year starter, including three at catcher, is the Elk career leader [...]

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Madi Anderson and Katelyn Kemmetmeuller of Rogers got top awards in Mississippi 8 Conference softball after the Royals placed first with a 12-0 record. Anderson, senior second baseman, was named Most Valuable Player by coaches. She earned her third all-conference award while hitting .354 overall. She finished her career with RHS records for hits (108) [...]

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Softball RECORD — 7-3 conf., 16-6 overall ALL-CONFERENCE — Anna Pipenhagen (sr P), Michaela Bruns (sr C), Courtney Jensen (sr 1B) … Honorable mention: Jessica Neuman (sr 2B), Ali Krohn (jr 3B), Jayme Langbehn (so CF) ALL-SECTION — Pipenhagen, Bruns STATE HONORS — Ms. Softball finalist: Pipenhagen … Coaches all-state: Pipenhagen, Bruns … Coaches all-star game: [...]

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