Elk River girls hockey

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River girls hockey suddenly became a very young team this year, but fortunately their lone senior starter, Chelsey Petrich, is a substantial role model for the many rookies to follow. The four-year starter, three-sport athlete and straight-A student is the epitome of a taking-care-of-business approach to sports and life. [...]

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  A three-goal burst in the second period broke it open as Elk River thumped section rival Duluth 4-0 at home on Friday evening. Jenna Gerber had a goal and two assists and Jessica Edwards made 18 saves as  the Elks improved to 9-10-3 overall and 2-0-1 against section teams. Abbie Canton scored in the [...]

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The Elk River girls cruised to a 4-0 win over a team higher in the standings, Champlin Park, on the Rebels’ ice, on Tuesday evening. Penalty kill was exceptional for the Elks as they were unscathed on nine power plays by the Rebels, while going 2-for-7 themselves. The Elks (5-7-2 conference, 8-10-3 overall) had power [...]

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  Seven  players scored for Elk River in a 9-0 victory North Metro Stars at home on Friday evening. Breanna Simon and Kaylee Forster scored two goals each and Sophia Schutt, Alison Boser, Mandy Sailor, Jenna Gerber, and Haley Williams notched one each.   Forster and Chelsey Petrich each made two assists. The Elks had [...]

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  The Elk River girls had  been playing well recently but the Blaine Bengals pounded them 9-1 in a conference game at Blaine on Tuesday evening. The Elks fell to 3-7-2 in the NWSC and 5-10-3 overall. They lost to Blaine 4-2 in an earlier duel at home. Blaine improved to 8-4 in conference and [...]

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  Elk River scored the first four goals and held off Armstrong-Cooper, a team higher in the standings, 4-2 at home on Friday evening. Samantha Westgaard punctured the net in the first period, and the Elks had a big second period with Abby Canton, Breanna Simon, and Canton again scoring. McKenna Wesloh assisted on two [...]

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Three players notched their first goal of the season to help Elk River beat White Bear Lake 5-1 in the semifinals of Centennial’s holiday tournament on Friday. The Elks (4-8-3) face No. 5 ranked Mounds View in the championship game of the eight-team tournament Saturday at 8 p.m. The game was scoreless until the Elks [...]

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