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Sam Krick banged out four of Elk River’s 13 hits and Tucker Morrell pitched the distance as the Pioneers defeated Isanti 8-1 on Saturday evening in Isanti. Krick was 4-for-5 with a double, triple, and two runs. Krick is 7-for-9 in the last two games with a homer, two doubles and a triple, and is [...]

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Elk River Legion’s season ended with a 3-2 loss to the Princeton Tigers on Thursday in Princeton. The Elks took a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Riley Givens and Austin Heuer singled back-to-back and both scored on a single by Mylo Hommes. However, the Elks were blanked the next eight innings by Tigers [...]

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The Elk River Legion team lost a 13-inning game to St. Francis 7-6 in the district playoffs on Wednesday evening. The Elks (10-13) had a two-run lead twice but could not hold off the top-seeded Saints at Princeton. Ben Boutain hit a two-run double and Mylo Hommes hit a two-run triple for the Elks. Ben [...]

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Pitching gems by Adam Nauth and Luke Selkin earned the Rogers Legion team a second-place finish in the 45th annual Princeton Invitational last weekend. “This tournament has not been good to us in the past — we have not done well at all there,” said coach Ryan Gulden. “So this was really nice. The story [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Big hits by Ben Johnson, Riley Givens and Erik Nyquist helped Elk River Legion rally from a 4-0 deficit and defeat Buffalo 6-5 in their District 13 opener Tuesday evening. The Elks (10-12) will be back in action Wednesday against the St. Francis vs. Big Lake winner at 8 [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor One out away from an upset of a state-ranked team, the Elk River Pioneers couldn’t close the deal and lost to the Forest Lake Brewers 6-4 in an extra inning Tuesday evening. Jim Brown, the Pioneers’ 46-year-old lefty, took a 2-0 lead into the seventh inning of a scheduled [...]

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The Elk River Pioneers cruised 17-3 over an erratic Albertville Villains team on Sunday evening in Albertville. The Pioneers had 13 hits while Albertville made seven errors and gave up 10 walks and four hit-by-pitch. Jordan Hollom and Andrew McMillan each went 3-for-5, with Hollom driving home three runs. Porter Morrell had two hits and [...]

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The Elk River Pioneers snapped a six-game losing streak by defeating the Big Lake Whitecaps  10-7 on Wednesday in Big Lake. The Pioneers (5-7) drew 14 walks in the seven-inning game, and nine of their 10 runs got aboard via walks. Big Lake, meanwhile, drew eight walks, for a total of 22 in the game. The [...]

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