Elk River football
  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor An explosive St. Thomas Academy team with a healthy respect for Elk River’s ability to score will be the Elks opponent in their first state tournament game since 1993. The Elks, 6-5 with four straight wins, take on the Cadets, 9-1 and averaging 38 points, ...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River  will take on a close neighbor it’s never beaten in football, St. Michael-Albertville, on Friday night for the Class 5A, Section 6 crown, in St. Michael. Actually their history goes back only two years but the Elks lost to the Knights both during their...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Five days after the best game he ever played, Elk River quarterback Austin Larson lasted just two snaps on Saturday, leaving with an ankle injury as Elk River dueled Rogers in the section semifinal. Larson was joined on the sideline early in the second half by h...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River was pummeled by the Osseo Orioles 36-10 at home Friday night but  coach Steve Hamilton took the loss in stride and predicted, “This team is still gong to do something this year. When we go to the section we’re going to be ready.” The...Read More
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