Elk River baseball
  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s top-seeded baseball team opened sectionals against No. 12 seeded Duluth Denfeld on Thursday and took care of business.   “We set the exact tone we wanted to,” said coach Ryan Holmgren about the quick 10-0, five-inning win in Se...Read More
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Elk River has received the No. 1 seed in the Section 7AAA baseball tournament and have a first-round bye before opening at  home Thursday. The Elks closed the regular season with an 11-1 win over Duluth East on Thursday, in a makeup game. They’ll take a 13-3 mark into playoffs. Forest Lake is...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River suffered uncustomary lapses in fielding and control on Monday and the result was a costly 9-4 loss to Park Center at home. The setback in their conference finale cost the Elks a share of second place in the NWSC and probably more. “We were ranked first ...Read More
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Perennial power Coon Rapids repelled new challenger Elk River 10-6 in a crucial NWSC baseball duel Wednesday. “They are a talented team,” said Elk coach Ryan Holmgren. “They can hit from one through nine. They have a stud pitcher that we didn’t even see today, and two or thre...Read More
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Elk River and Spring Lake Park took turns banging the ball around the park until the Elks emerged with a 16-15 win Saturday morning. Fortunately for the Elks, their closer Brady Givens stayed unscored-upon for the season amid all that. Givens protected the lead in the  last of the seventh with thre...Read More
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