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  Elk River junior Aaron Schwab set two school records and advanced to the consolation finals in two events at the state Class AA swimming meet Friday evening. The Elks qualified for state in seven events but did not make the top 16 in any of the others, so Schwab will be the only team […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Six Elk River swimmers were working out this week in preparation for competing in a total of seven events at the state Class AA meet Thursday though Saturday at the U of M. The Star News stopped in Tuesday for a group shot and a chat with the state […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk  River qualified for state in seven events at the Section 8AA meet at home Saturday, including a nice surprise in diving. Making the state trip along with established stars Collin Krueger and Aaron Schwab (both of whom set team records Saturday) and their relay mates will be 5-foot-1, […]

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  Elk River swimming standouts Collin Krueger and Aaron Schwab are in contention for state berth’s after Section 8AA preliminaries Friday, a meet hosted by the Elks at VandenBerge. Krueger, a senior, had the best prelim time in the 200 freestyle (1:47.57) and second-best  in the 100 freestyle (49.15) Schwab, a junior, had the second-best […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Collin Krueger is engineered for swimming, long and lean at 6-foot-2 and 155 pounds, with power in the upper body from weightlifting, and oversized hands that, in his words, “grab a lot of water.” That ideal physique, plus competitive zeal, make this Elk River senior a consistent and versatile winner […]

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  The Elk swimmers scored points in four events at the state Class AA meet Saturday evening, capped by a team-record performance in the 400 freestyle relay, the final event. The Elk River-Zimmerman-Spectrum squad qualified for state in six events, their most ever, and scored in four of them, totaling 33 points for 20th place. […]

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Elk River-Zimmerman-Spectrum swimmers have reached the consolation finals in four events after Friday night’s Class AA state preliminaries at the University of Minnesota.   Friend Bechtel placed ninth in both the 100 freestyle (48.14) and 100 backstroke (53.98).   Aaron Schwab placed 10th in the backstroke (54.37) and 16th in the individual medley (2:02.25).   […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Two transfer students who boosted the Elk swim team considerably have joined its holdover star Aaron Schwab as a state entrant after the trio had an outstanding sectional last weekend.   Schwab was named Outstanding Swimmer of the Section 8AA meet in Alexandria as he won the 100 backstroke in […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk swimming team qualified for state in six events, a program record, while placing second in the Section 8AA meet Friday and Saturday in Alexandria. The Elk River-Zimmerman-Spectrum co-op rolled up 400 points, second behind Brainerd, which had 448.5, in the seven-team meet.   Aaron Schwab, Elk sophomore, was […]

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