Elk River boys basketball
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor This year’s River Battle matched a veteran, unbeaten Elk River squad and a struggling, all-rookie Rogers lineup but still wound up being a scrap from start to finish. The Elks prevailed 61-54 at home Saturday, after trailing by five at halftime, led by Porter Mor...Read More
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  Porter Morrell’s shooting and passing sparked Elk River to a 65-54 win over Andover at home Thursday as the Elks stayed unbeaten at 6-0. The senior point guard sank 18 points and dished out nine assists. His two 3-pointers came back-to-back and gave the Elks their first lead at 16-14 af...Read More
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  Porter Morrell’s shooting and passing sparked Elk River to a 65-54 win over Andover at home Thursday as the Elks stayed unbeaten at 6-0. The senior point guard sank 18 points and dished out nine assists. His two 3-pointers came back-to-back and gave the Elks their first lead at 16-14 af...Read More
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Porter Morrell’s 3-point shot was the game-winner as Elk River edged Blaine 48-45 on Tuesday evening  in Blaine. Bryan Edwards tied the score with a layup before Morrell sank the last 3 of his 18 points with 21 seconds left. Blaine was unable to get a good look for a 3-pointer in the time rem...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor With a 63-38 conquest Anoka at home Friday evening, the Elk River basketball team continues to smother opponents defensively while staying unbeaten at 4-0. Junior forward Clay Elrod scored 20 points, 17 of them in the first half, with senior guard Porter Morrell...Read More
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Porter Morrell led with 20 points as the Elk River Elks rolled to their third straight lopsided win, 67-37 over Coon Rapids in the conference opener Thursday evening in Coon Rapids. Morrell, senior point guard, shot 8-for-15 (2-for-4 on three’s) and snagged five rebounds. Terry Hadden, another...Read More
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Clay Elrod scored 18 points without missing a shot, leading Elk River to a 63-41 win over St. Michael-Albertville there Tuesday evening. Elrod, 6-foot-5 junior forward, shot 7-for-7 on field goals including two 3-pointers, and 2-for-2 at the line. He also snagged six rebounds. Senior point guard Por...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Anticipating a strong season, the Elk River boys got off to a good start, beating Buffalo 64-48 with a strong inside game Thursday evening at home. “It was a good first game and we can only get better,” said junior forward Clay Elrod, who scored 13 p...Read More
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ELK WRESTLING Evan Caldon, a sixth-place medalist at state last year, heads an Elk lineup which coach Paul Nelson feels has good balance and varsity experience. “I don’t think we’ll have holes,” said Nelson, adding, “We did a good job recruiting and we have a lot of new...Read More
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