boys hockey

Two goals by defenseman Dylan Bouten helped the Elk River Elks win the all-important rubber match with the Andover Huskies 4-2 on Saturday to earn a shot at the section championship. Ben Johnson and Chase Springman also scored for the Elks, who were 2-for-2 on power plays and 3-for-3 on penalty kills, while Mac Berglove […]

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The Beach Boys had a hit song called “Be True to Your School” in that bygone era known as the 1960s, a sentiment that seems quaint sometimes during this current era of kids leaving their schools via open enrollment or, in hockey, to play juniors. Three departed hockey players have been on a lot of […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A season of high hopes for Elk River hockey almost perished with a one-and-done in the playoffs Tuesday evening. However, Matt Kierstad and Jake Jaremko teamed for a game-tying goal with 1:40 left, Reggie Lutz rifled home the game-winner in overtime, and the Elks escaped with a 4-3 win over […]

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Elk River boys hockey is seeded No. 2 in Section 7AA and will host No. 7 Cloquet-Esko-Carlton (8-14-2) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Duluth East (18-6-1), which lost to the Elks 3-2 in December, is the top seed. The Greyhounds have won Section 7AA five straight years. Duluth East will host St. Francis or Cambridge-Isanti […]

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Branden Cecil delivered four points, including the game-winning goal, as the Rogers Royals clinched an outright conference championship with a 5-4 win over the Princeton Tigers at home Saturday. The Royals finished 11-1 in the Mississippi 8. Buffalo and Chisago Lakes each had three losses. They will take an 18-6-1 record into the Section 5AA […]

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The Elk River Elks blanked Champlin Park 4-0 in the next-to-last game of the regular season on Thursday evening at home. It was Senior Night, with Jack Geissler, Kyle Badger, Briggs Leadens, Colton Budreau, Isaac Schwab, Chase Springman, Joe Gonrowski, Grant Bunker and Mac Berglove honored. Nolan Dwyer and Reggie Lutz scored for the Elks […]

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Jake Jaremko had the hat trick as the Elk River boys beat Anoka 4-1 Tuesday in Anoka. Chase Springman notched a goal and three assists for the Elks. Colton Budreau, Reggie Lutz and Matt Kierstad also made assists. Mac Berglove stopped 41 of 42 shots. The Elks are 12-3 in the NWSC and 16-6 overall […]

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The Rogers Royals clinched at least a tie for the conference crown with a 3-1 win over Monticello-Annandale-Maple Lake on Tuesday evening in Monticello. Branden Cecil (power play) and Dustin Scheopke gave Rogers a 2-0 lead in the first period. Sam Johnson’s goal in the second pulled MAML within 2-1. It stayed that way until […]

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