Elk River baseball

by Bruce Strand, Sport editor With almost the first month of the season wiped out by winter weather, the baseball and softball schedules at Elk River and  Zimmerman have been revamped. At Rogers, less modification is needed because they have a shorter conference schedule. Elk River’s Northwest Suburban Conference has scrapped the first half of [...]

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Following are season previews for Elk River spring sports. ELK TENNIS Coach — Randy Ronning Last year — 10-0, 31-0, conference, section and state champion Opener — at Shakopee today Returning starters — Josh Chuba (sr 3S), Nathan Chanthamontry (jr 3D), Josh Gearou (so 1S, 2S), Sam Gearou (so 1S, 2S) Other lettermen — Logann [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Last fall, Corey Collins was a key figure in the rousing revival of Elk River football, an experience he ranks as his top sports thrill. But his favorite game, the one he’ll continue, is baseball. Collins, a three-year varsity starter in both baseball and football, alternates between shortstop and center [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor It’s a good thing for Elk River baseball that Sam Krick’s, father, Steve, is a good ol’ Born in the USA kind of guy when it comes to baseball vs. soccer. “I played both soccer and baseball in first grade and I really loved soccer,” said Sam, “but, my dad [...]

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The Elk River baseball season ended with a frustrating 7-0 loss to the Andover Huskies on Thursday in the second round of Section 7AAA. The Elks outhit the Huskies 6-5 and had baserunners in every inning, but could not get timely hits, and gave up five walks, hit three batters and made five errors. Brent [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Same team, same pitcher, same score, a year later. Brandon Meyer threw a five-hitter as Elk River stymied Duluth Denfeld 5-1 in the first round of Section 7AAA at home Monday. “I pitched against them last year, too, and it was  actually the same score,” noted the sophomore righthander [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Sam Krick, Elk River senior outfielder, will play in the Lions All-Star Series, announced Elk coach Ryan Holmgren. Krick, who’s batting .453 with two homers, 12 RBI and 16 runs, was picked by a coaches association committee for the three-game series June 22-23 at Chaska. He’ll play for Metro [...]

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