Elk River baseball

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 three strikeouts after an [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Terry Hadden pitched the distance and Brandon Meyer delivered two big hits as Elk River stymied Maple Grove 3-1 at home Monday. On a windy, 60-degree afternoon, Hadden limited the Crimson to four singles and one walk, striking out seven. The senior right-hander outdueled freshman Brett Schulze, who allowed [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River baseball absorbed its first loss after eight wins, falling to Centennial 6-5 on a bases-loaded single in the last of the seventh on Thursday in Circle Pines. “We got ‘walked-off’ today, after we did the same to Osseo yesterday,” said Ryan Holmgren, Elk coach,  referring to the term [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Not even a 9-2 deficit could faze unbeaten Elk River on Wednesday as the Elks stormed back to defeat the Osseo Oroles 10-9 in nine innings. Terry Hadden’s gapper to right center knocked in Brandon Meyer, who had singled with two outs and stole second, for the walk-off game-winner [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River pitching gave up 18 walks in two games Monday, but the still-unbeaten Elks were able to sweep a doubleheader at Robbinsdale Armstrong by getting the key outs and the clutch hits when needed. Nick Johnson slammed a homer in the eighth inning to win the opener 3-2, and [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Three RBI hits in the seventh inning wrapped up Elk River’s 6-2 victory over Shakopee on Thursday evening as the Elks stayed unbeaten and got to play in a nice baseball atmosphere. “Shakopee has a good old city ballpark with a big grandstand and big press box, and it has [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Brandon Meyer hurled six shutout innings as Elk River stayed unbeaten with a 3-0 win over Blaine and its top hurler Davis Bryan on Tuesday in Blaine. Meyer, junior right-hander, gave up only two hits and struck out six. He walked five. “Brandon made some good pitches in tough spots, [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Terry Hadden pitched the distance and Porter Morrell slammed a three-run homer as the Elk River baseball team stayed unbeaten with a 6-3 win over Anoka there on Monday. In the conference opener, Hadden gave up a three-run homer to Ryan Sutterer in the first inning, trying to slip a [...]

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