by Bruce Strand, Sports editor No question about it, the unbeaten Elk River football team runs into its toughest test when they take on perennial power Totino-Grace in Fridley. The Eagles, led offensively by Kez Flomo with 861 yards and nine touchdowns, are ranked No. 6 in Class 6A by Max Preps. After a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Zimmerman Thunder made it a much more competitive game this time but lost to unbeaten Princeton 1-0 on the Tigers’ field Monday evening. Maggie Peterson scored the lone goal for the Tigers (9-0) in the 12th minute when she stole the ball and maneuvered around the goalie, Abbie Canton, for a wide-open shot. […]
The Zimmerman Thunder won two of four matches at the Big Lake tournament on Saturday. The Thunder (5-9) beat Chisago Lakes 25-9, 25-21, lost to Anoka 25-20, 25-7, beat Minneapolis Henry 25-16, 25-6, and lost to Canby 25-17, 18-25, 15-13. The Thunder will host Becker on Tuesday.