Elk River boys hockey

BASKETBALL, BOYS Record — 13-7 conference, 20-9 overall All-conference — Porter Morrell (sr G), Bryan Edwards (sr C), Clay Elrod (jr F) … Honorable mention: none Team awards — MVP: Morrell … Most improved: Edwards … Hustler: Hadden Team leaders — Scoring: Morrell 18.5 (536), Elrod 17.1 (496), Edwards 9.5 (275), Hadden 5.1 (143) … [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Tim Sanford had one season of prep hockey left. He had not made much of a mark on varsity yet but was determined to change that. And he did. Over the summer, Sanford attended the Elk camps daily, putting in the skating, weight-lifting and dry land work needed to raise [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s first hockey season under former NHL player Gordie Roberts ended with one of those haunting, razor-thin-margin  losses that are difficult to shake off. The Elks and Grand Rapids jousted to a 0-0 tie in the Section 7AA semifinals in Duluth on Saturday before the Elks got on the [...]

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The Elk River skaters were 10.5 seconds away from the section finals but wound up losing to Grand Rapids 2-1 in overtime on Saturday, ending their season. Avery Peterson of the Thunder Hawks knotted the score with that scant amount of time remaining in regulation. After a scoreless eight-minute overtime, Peterson drilled another goal 2:54 [...]

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The Rogers Royals hockey season ended with a lopsided loss to the Hermantown Hawks, 9-0, on Saturday in the Section 5A semifinals at Hermantown. Chris Benson scored three goals and Neal Pionk two for the Hawks (22-4-1), who have ousted Rogers  four straight years. Hermantown had a 48-15 edge in shots and went 4-for-4 on [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A four-goal rally in the third period, including a pair of highlight-reel shots by Jake Jaremko, kept Elk River’s hockey season alive with a 4-1 win over the Andover Huskies on Tuesday evening at home. The Elks, after trailing 1-0 with 12 minutes left against a team they had [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River wrapped up the regular season with a 7-0 rout of the Armstrong Falcons at home Saturday evening, and now looks ahead to sectionals as the No. 3 seed. Andrew Zerban delivered two goals and Tim Sanford, Ben Johnson,  Wyatt Ege, Briggs Leadens, and Jacob Jaremko one apiece [...]

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Elk River scored twice in the first period and made the lead stand up for 2-0 victory over Champlin Park on Thursday in Champlin. The Elks’ fourth shutout win of the year gives them an 11-4 conference and 14-10 overall record with one game left in the regular season. Chase Springman scored 9:05 into the [...]

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