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Elk River tied Champlin Park 2-2 in its regular season finale on Thursday evening. Gil Valdez scored both goals, giving him four in the last three games. He got assists from Tanner Beckerleg and Tyler Eirich. The Elks finished 2-9-1 in the NWSC for 12th place among 13 teams. Maple Grove was champion with 13-0. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor In a cross country meet that’s largely a neighborhood get-together for District 728 schools, the Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman boys, combined, had the top ten runners Thursday at Fox Hollow. Among eight teams, Elk River was the runaway winner with 23 points and Rogers was second with 54, [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River Elks will take a four-game win streak into sectionals after closing conference play with a 4-1 win over Champlin Park there Thursday evening. And they are hoping the late surge and respectable 6-7 record in the rugged Northwest Suburban Conference will get them enough votes for a [...]

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Nate Prosser has returned to the Minnesota Wild, according to a Star-Tribune report. Prosser, 28, the former Elk who spent all or part of the last five seasons with the Wild, was not re-signed over the summer when his two-year deal expired. He signed with the St. Louis Blues to a two-way contract (with both [...]

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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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