Elk River girls basketball

  Elk River led comfortably all the way in a rough and ragged game against Coon Rapids, winning 57-42 at home on Thursday evening. Junior guard Shelby Gracik led with 12 points, including two of the team’s five 3-pointers. Senior guard Jordyn Sohns and freshman center Abi Scheid added nine each. The Elks had a […]

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The Elk River girls are 0-2 in conference after facing pair of ranked teams to open the NWSC schedule. The Osseo Orioles, ranked No. 6, beat the Elks 66-51 on Tuesday evening in Osseo, led by senior guard Phyllis Werbb with 23 points. Madi Malone added 12. The Elks (2-2) also lost to No. 9 […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Jordyn Sohns has helped track teams win championships three straight years at Elk River and would like nothing better than to finally make a good run at a basketball title, too, in her fourth and final season. With help from new, young talent this year, that could happen. ‚ÄúThis is […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s bid to open conference with a rare win over Centennial was unraveled mainly by a flood of turnovers as the Cougars rallied to beat the Elks 71-66 in Elk River on Friday evening. Elk freshman center Abi Scheid scored 24 points, 19 of them in the first […]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River girls continued to roll up big numbers with a 75-50 win over the Buffalo Bison on Tuesday evening in Buffalo. Junior guard Shelby Gracik sank 19 points, freshman center Abi Scheid 18 and senior guard Jordyn Sohns 13 as the Elks improved to 3-0 with a […]

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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 faces.” The Elks were 5-15 last year. […]

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Elk RIver’s girls basketball season ended with a 53-38 loss to St. Cloud Tech on Thursday evening in St. Cloud. Victoria Jenson, Elk senior center, closed her four-year career with a personal-best 24 points. But the Elks couldn’t muster much offense otherwise. The Elks finished 7-20, while Tech (17-10) advanced to the Section 8AAAA semifinals […]

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The first round of Section 8AAAA girls basketball, including Elk River and Rogers, was postponed from Tuesday to Thursday due to inclement weather. The pairings are No. 8 Brainerd (5-17) at No. 1 Buffalo (22-4), No. 5 Moorhead (9-15) at No. 4 Rogers (11-15), No. 7 Bemidji (11-14) at No. 2 St. Michael-Albertville (19-7), and […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s bid to knock off the No. 2 seed was on track for about 24 minutes Saturday evening before the Elks went ice-cold and lost to a smart, talented St. Michael-Albertville team 50-39.   The No. 3 seeded Elks led 28-21 early in the second half of the Section […]

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