Elk River baseball

by Jim Boyle Editor A stone varsity baseball field sign in the 900 block of Proctor Avenue was damaged in a possible hit-and-run. Police were called to the scene on May  7 and noticed a partial tire print on the damaged portion of sign, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. The estimated cost [...]

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  The Elk River Pioneers took an 8-0 drubbing from first-place Anoka on Saturday evening, then bounced back with a 14-6 win over struggling Rogers on Sunday, both on the road. The Pioneers are 7-5 in the North Star League and 10-7 overall. Anoka leads their division. Next for the Pioneers is a game at [...]

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After two losses, the Elk River Legion picked up a victory over Providence Academy, 5-2, on Friday in the four-day Delano tournament that concludes Saturday. Alex Babcock threw a four-hitter with six strikeouts to pick up the win for the Elks (7-6). Sam Wirtz went 3-for-3, scored two runs and drove home one. Mylo Hommes, [...]

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ELK SOFTBALL Record — 8-2 conf., 23-3 overall, state champ All-conference — Kathi Opsahl (sr), Austyn Beese (sr), Anna Pipenhagen (jr), Michaela Bruns (jr), Jayme Langbehn (fr) … Honorable mentions: Jess Neuman (jr), Ali Krohn (so) All-section — Langbehn, Bruns, Opsahl, Pipenhagen All-state tournament— Pipenhagen, Opsahl, Courtney Jensen (jr) Team awards — MVP: Opsahl …. [...]

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  Cold Spring’s Derek Schlanger limited Elk  River Legion to three singles as the Springers beat the Elks 4-0 on Tuesday evening in Elk River. Erik Nyquist took the loss, giving up three runs in 5 1/3 innings. Brady Givens gave up a run in 1 2/3 innings. Joe Gonrowski, Nyquist and Jeff Brodzinski had [...]

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Elk River Legion lost to Little Falls 4-3 in eight innings at home Monday evening. The Flyers hit a pair of doubles off Jordan Hollom in the top of the eighth to take the lead. The Elks had tied the score 3-3 on Sam Wirz’s triple in the last of the seventh that drove home [...]

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Elk River Legion baseball has a 3-0 record for its first week of action after surviving a seventh-inning rally by Big Lake on Thursday evening, 5-4. Porter Morrell threw five shutout innings and Brady Givens blanked the Hornets in the sixth.But in the seventh, the Mississippi 8 champs scored four runs with two outs. They [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River had realistic hopes to reach the state baseball tournament this spring but the dream expired Tuesday when their normally potent bats were quelled for the second time in three games.   Grand Rapids right-hander Billy Hammann, using guile rather than gas, limited the Elks to four singles, [...]

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