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The Rogers soccer teams had a 108-mile drive for a double-header Thursday but the long trip was well worth it for a couple of reasons. The Royals had the privilege of joining the Brainerd Warriors for the first action on new artificial turf at the Adamson Field soccer/football complex, and both Rogers teams won their [...]

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Sparked by freshman Jena Jakubiec with two goals and an assist, the Spectrum Sting girls won their opener 5-2 over PACT on Friday at home. Freshman goalkeeper Aly Kraus made several key saves throughout the game while senior Danielle Hennies, sophomore Olivia Rice and 8th-grader Emily O’Connell had the other goals. Team newcomers Anna McGlone [...]

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The Rogers Royals lost to No. 5 ranked Eagan 2-0 in the girls soccer opener Thursday at home. The Wildcats scored one minute into the game on a 25-yard shot over Rogers goalkeeper Lydia Hubert-Peterson and again in the 35th minute off a cross and volley. Rogers clamped down in the second half, with a [...]

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  Elk River-Zimmerman won its boys soccer opener at home with a shutout of St. Michael-Albertville, 3-0, on Thursday evening. The Elks made it a successful debut for their new head coach, Ryan Sorensen. “They looked really good, and especially fast getting forward,” said Sorensen about his team’s effort. “We have tons of dangerous players, [...]

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So, what else is new? The Elk River and St. Michael-Albertville girls had yet another overtime tussle to open the season Thursday evening, with the visiting Knights prevailing 3-2. “I can’t remember the last time we played than that didn’t go overtime,” said Elk coach Brian Steuter. “That’s the way it always is with these [...]

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  A young Zimmerman Thunder volleyball team, with just two seniors, went five games with Princeton in their opener and fell short on Thursday evening at Princeton. The Tigers prevailed 17-25, 25-20, 25-13, 22-25, 15-4. Both teams showed early season inconsistency before Princeton put it together to dominate the fifth game. “The girls played hard [...]

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The Elk River tennis squad picked up its fourth morning win in three days Thursday, defeating the Irondale Knights 6-1 in Robbinsdale. The Elks (4-0) will scrimmage at Minnetonka on Monday, and will take on section rivals Princeton and Forest Lake on Tuesday at Princeton. Singles (1) Meagan Brown, ER, def Hannah Norlinger 6-1, 6-1 [...]

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  The Elk River tennis team picked up a pair of 7-0 wins on the road Wednesday morning. The Elks (3-0) won at Osseo in an 8:30 a.m. match, and at Park Center in an 11:30 a.m. match that lasted only 40 minutes. The singles lineup for each were Meagan Brown, Jen Koehler, Lauren Brayden, [...]

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