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The Elk River volleyball teams lost in three games to Totino-Grace, 25-17, 25-23, 25-20, in Fridley on Wednesday evening. The Elks missed 10 serves as struggled offensively. Sidney Wentland had eight kills, Gina Honek six and Kennedy Strain five. The Elks (3-7 conference, 7-9 overall) will host Andover on Tuesday.

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  The Elk River boys soccer team defeated Irondale 2-1 at home Tuesday evening on Senior Night. The strongest contributors had to be all of our seniors,” said coach Ryan Sorenson.¬† “It was senior night and they led by example on how to dig down deep and play a full 80 minutes.” The seniors are [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor It’s one championship down, and one to go, for the Elk River tennis team. The Elks capped a 13-0 run through the Northwest Suburban Conference with a 6-1 conquest of Robbinsdale Armstrong at home Tuesday. The Falcons (11-2) could have tied for first with a win. “We won it [...]

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Aggressive serving helped Elk River volleyball pick up its third conference win 25-15, 25-12, 25-9 over the Irondale Knights at home Tuesday evening. The Elks notched 18 aces, with Gabi Haack serving 13-for-13 with four aces, Kennedy Strain 9-for-11 with five aces, Geneva Kachinske 8-for-9 with three aces, Kaitlyn Pearson 9-for-12 with three aces, and [...]

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Madyson St. Germain sparked a second-half rally as the Elk River Elks overtook Irondale 2-1 at home Thursday evening, their third consecutive win. With the Elks down 1-0 at halftime, St. Germain beat the defense on the left side and fired a shot behind the goalkeeper on the near post to knot the score. With [...]

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Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman swimmers were knocked from the unbeaten ranks by always-formidable neighbor St. Michael-Albertville 106-80 on Tuesday in the Knights pool.   “The Lady Knights were ready for the Elks challenge,” said Elk coach Luke Johnson. “Both teams swam very well tonight. STMA coach Greg Swenson complimented the Elks on having great depth.”   Carly [...]

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The conference champion Elk River tennis team  lost to a pair of strong non-conference opponents, Wayzata 5-2 on Saturday and St. Cloud Tech 6-1 on Monday, both on the road. The Elks are 13-6 overall and 12-0 in the Northwest Suburban Conference. They will host Armstrong in the conference final on Tuesday. Armstrong has just [...]

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The Elk River swimmers entered a strong University of Minnesota meet, the Maroon and Gold Invitational, for the first time, and placed eighth among 13 teams in the Gold division on Saturday. “In a group of 12 strong Minnesota teams and on great Wisconsin team, we took eighth place and just three points behind our [...]

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