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  Longtime teaching pro Terry James was inducted to the Elk River Golf Club Hall of Fame at the club’s annual meeting Saturday, April 19. James has been ERGC’s teaching pro for 26 years. He retired from full-time teaching in 2013 but is still available for some lessons. James is the 16th member of the [...]

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The Elk River girls golf team placed fifth among seven in a meet at Hazeltine in Chaska on Monday. “We didn’t have a good meet,” said coach Dave Bleyhl. “The course was too long for the girls and it was cold and the wind was horrible.” The Elks totaled 435 as Morgan Bleyhl shot 98, [...]

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Maria Loughlin of Rogers has signed with the Minnesota-Crookston basketball team after two seasons with Anoka-Ramsey, where she averaged 16.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists as a sophomore. UMC coach Mike Roysland cited Loughlin as “a lefty who is great off the bounce” along with a “tremendous defender” and a player who brings energy [...]

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  Erik Nyquist crafted his second straight shutout, leading Elk River over Coon Rapids 4-0 on Monday. The senior right-hander tossed a four-hitter with two walks and seven strikeouts at Coon Rapids, backed by stout defense. His first outing was a 9-0, two-hit win at Centennial in the Elks opener. “Erik was the prototype of [...]

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The Rogers golfers’ six-year winning streak in Mississippi 8 meets ended Monday when the Buffalo Bison outshot the Royals by 20 strokes at Monticello Country Club. Rogers had opened the season April 16 with their 38th straight conference win, at Becker, beating Buffalo by eight strokes. The Bison got it done Tuesday, though, led by [...]

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The Zimmerman golfers placed fourth among 16 teams in a Pre-Section 6A meet on Monday in Becker. St. Cloud Cathedral won with 324. Rounding out the top five were Staples-Motley 335, Becker 349, Zimmerman 360 and Little Falls 376. David Molinari shot 80, tying for third place, to lead Zimmerman. Max McNulty shot 89, Levi [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder got 14 hits from nine different players and outlasted the Spectrum Sting 13-5 on Monday in Zimmerman. The Thunder (3-1) and Sting (1-2) were meeting for the first time. Spectrum was moved up to Class 2A this year and placed in Zimmerman’s section. Taylor Snow went 2-for-4 with two runs and two [...]

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Elk River cruised to three victories at the Richfield Invitational on Saturday. Highlights included Olivia Wolters winning her first start with a five-inning no-hitter, Courtney Jensen knocking in seven runs, and Anna Pipenhagen pitching two wins and hitting the team’s lone homer. The Elks (5-0) will play at Coon Rapids on Monday. Elk River 11, [...]

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