Elk River cross country

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River boys placed second among 49 teams in the Maroon Division of the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, earning the Elks’ first trophy in nine years. In the meet hosted by the University of Minnesota, Monticello won with 207 followed by the Elks with 234 and Franklin [...]

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  The Elk River girls placed fourth among 50 teams in the Maroon Division of the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday, hosted by the University of Minnesota. Elk freshman Rachel Ness placed ninth (20:01) at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights. Senior Anna Haugen was 54th (21:29), sophomore Gabriella Jung 55th (21:31), eighth-grader Maria [...]

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  Logan Daulton and Emily Lewis booted two goals each, leading Elk River in a 6-0 rout of a depleted St. Cloud Tech team at home on Saturday. The Elks took a 5-0 lead in the first half with a stiff wind at their backs as they improved to 5-5-2 for the season, including 3-1-1 [...]

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  Led by Lucas Trapp in seventh place, the Elk River cross country team placed 11th among 20 squads in the Eagle Invitational at Apple Valley on Saturday. Eden Prairie won decisively with 61 points, followed by Owatonna (101) and Waseca (192). Waseca had the individual winner in sophomore Shane Streich in 16:04, followed by [...]

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  The Elk River girls placed ninth among 20 teams at Apple Valley’s Eagle Invitational on Saturday. Eagan placed first (75 points), followed by Edina (117) and Chanhassen (119). Three-time state champion Maria Hauger, a Shakopee senior, blazed to first place in 13:57, sixteen seconds ahead of runner-up Danielle Anderson of Eagan. The Elks were [...]

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  With the Trapp brothers placing third and fourth, the Elk River boys were runners-up in the 13-team St. Francis Invitational on Thursday. Lucas Trapp, Elk freshman, a state qualifier last year who missed the first two meets this season with injury, placed third in 17:13 in his season debut.  Ryan Trapp, a senior, was [...]

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  The Elk River girls had six of the top 11 runners in winning the St. Francis Invitational on Thursday. Elk freshman Rachel Ness took second (15:57) and eighth-grader Kennedy Warner was right behind her in third (15:58) at The Ponds Golf Course. Elk senior Anna Haugen was sixth (16:33), eighth-grader Maria Brown eight (16:37), [...]

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  The Elk River girls and boys each placed 14th in the Bauman-Rovn Invitational, which has one of the strongest fields in the state each year, on Thursday. The meet hosted by Hopkins was held at Gale Woods Farms in Three Rivers Park in Mound. Chanhassen placed first among 16 girls teams, and Hopkins placed [...]

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  The Elk River girls placed third among nine teams and the boys were eighth among 11 teams on Monday in the season-opening St. Cloud Apollo Invitational. The girls race was close as Coon Rapids won with 52 points, followed by St. Cloud Cathedral with 59 and the Elks with 60. Rachel Eickhoff of Cathedral [...]

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