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  by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Colin Anderson, who arrived in Elk River in 1980 dejected over a missed chance to compete in the Olympics as a shot-putter, and stayed 33 years as a teacher, football coach and weight-lifting mentor, died Nov. 10 of cancer at age 62. “Colin made a major impact on a […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Adam Heyer broke his foot late in his junior season at Rogers and missed some big games at the end of the year, but came back strong and contributed mightily to an 8-2 season this fall. “Adam worked so hard to get back, between seasons,” coach Marc Franz said. “Usually […]

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ELK RIVER ELKS Last year — 9-10 conference, 16-11 overall Opener — Tuesday, Buffalo, home Coaches — Randy Klasen (head), Aaron Osterman, Eric Ostmoe, Brian Thompson, Brian Gilbertson Captains — Mitchell Weege, Zach Ernst, Matt Keller Returning starters — Weege (sr G), Ernst (sr G), Matt Keller (jr G) Other returning lettermen — Alec Hills […]

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ELK RIVER ELKS Last year — 14-3 conference, 18-6 overall Opener — Tuesday, at Wayzata Coaches — Gordie Roberts (head), Bruce Johnson, Ben Gustafson, Justin Micek Captains — Jake Jaremko (capt), Reggie Lutz (ast.), Ben Johnson (ast.), Peter Jones (ast.) Returning starters — Jaremko (sr F), Lutz (sr F), Johnson (sr F), Jones (sr F), […]

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Rogers scored twice in the last eight minutes to pull out a 2-2 tie with Chisago Lakes on Friday evening in Lindstrom. Olivia Olson got the Royals (0-2-1) on the board with 7:12 left and Paetyn Levins knotted the score with 2:21 remaining. Sami Scherling assisted on both goals and Olson also assisted on the […]

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The Rogers Royals lost their hockey opener to River Lakes 4-3 at home Saturday, taking a 2-0 lead before giving up four straight goals. Mitchell Motter scored for Rogers in the first and second periods, assisted by Ryan Puetz and Dustin Schoepke. However, River Lakes (a co-op of eight schools based in Cold Spring) stormed […]

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Peter Stanley, St. Scholastica senior center from Rogers, was named UMAC Lineman of the Year, and was placed on the all-UMAC first team for the third time. Stanley anchors an offensive line that helped the Saints rack up 42 points and 417 yards per game. He has started 41 consecutive games. Another Rogers product, junior […]

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Erin Ness, Bethel freshman from Elk River, was named MIAC Player of Week on Nov. 4 after assisting on the game-winning goal in overtime against Gustavus Adolphus and scoring twice in a win over St. Catherine’s. Those were the midfielder’s first points of the season and helped the Royals qualify for MIAC playoffs for the […]

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