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Madyson St. Germain sparked a second-half rally as the Elk River Elks overtook Irondale 2-1 at home Thursday evening, their third consecutive win. With the Elks down 1-0 at halftime, St. Germain beat the defense on the left side and fired a shot behind the goalkeeper on the near post to knot the score. With [...]

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Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman swimmers were knocked from the unbeaten ranks by always-formidable neighbor St. Michael-Albertville 106-80 on Tuesday in the Knights pool.   “The Lady Knights were ready for the Elks challenge,” said Elk coach Luke Johnson. “Both teams swam very well tonight. STMA coach Greg Swenson complimented the Elks on having great depth.”   Carly [...]

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The conference champion Elk River tennis teamĀ  lost to a pair of strong non-conference opponents, Wayzata 5-2 on Saturday and St. Cloud Tech 6-1 on Monday, both on the road. The Elks are 13-6 overall and 12-0 in the Northwest Suburban Conference. They will host Armstrong in the conference final on Tuesday. Armstrong has just [...]

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The Elk River swimmers entered a strong University of Minnesota meet, the Maroon and Gold Invitational, for the first time, and placed eighth among 13 teams in the Gold division on Saturday. “In a group of 12 strong Minnesota teams and on great Wisconsin team, we took eighth place and just three points behind our [...]

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The Elk River Elks lost at Osseo 2-1 on Saturday. Gil Valdez had the Elks goal, assisted by Mason Tegg. The Elks (1-9 conference, 3-10 overall) will host Irondale on Tuesday, boys at 5 p.m., girls 7 p.m.

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Shayne Schoenfelder pumped in the first four goals as the Elk River Elks rolled to a 5-0 win over the Osseo Orioles on Saturday. Schoenfelder, a swift freshman forward, opened the scoring with a goal off a through ball from Monet Cairns, and made it 2-0 with another off a crossing pass from Madyson St. [...]

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The Rogers boys placed fifth in the Maroon Division of the Roy Griak Invitational, an annual cross country showcase for high school and college teams hosted by the University of Minnesota, on Saturday. Elk River and Spectrum were also among the approximately 100 high school teams from several states, with the field divided into the [...]

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The Elk River volleyball team won two of four matches at the Hopkins tournament on Saturday. The Elks (6-8) lost to their first match to Orono 25-18, 25-11. Sidney Wendland had five kills, and Kaitlyn Pearson seven kills and an ace. The Elks beat Albert Lea 25-16, 25-22. Gina Honek had seven kills, Wentland six [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Taylor Odegard made her first state swimming trip as a 95-pound eighth-grader and has gone back with relay teams every year since. That’s a pretty good career already, but this fall, the Elk River senior is closing with what could be her most exciting season. “We are doing really well,” [...]

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