Elk River girls soccer

  First-place Maple Grove dominated the second half and beat Elk River 4-1 in the regular season finale on Thursday evening at Schempf Field. Abby McDonald scored for the Elks in the first half and Maggie Lynch countered for the Crimson. The 1-1 tie was broken when Haley Nelson scored in the 44th and 55th [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals were hoping to cap an unbeaten week during an otherwise difficult season, and the Elk River Elks were hoping to salvage one win during a week with five starters out. The two Highway 101 neighbors had settle for a 2-2 draw on Saturday in Rogers. “It [...]

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With five starters missing, the Elk River Elks were drubbed by the Centennial Cougars 6-0 at home on Thursday evening. Centennial, one of the top teams in the NWSC, was led by D-I recruit Jenna Roering with a goal and three assists, and Katri Gifford with two goals. Also scoring were Brie Bourdage, Ferrol Rome, [...]

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A penalty kick with 11 minutes left decided the outcome as Armstrong nipped Elk River 1-0 in Robbinsdale on Thursday evening. A foul against Emily Jacobson of Armstrong was called, and the senior midfielder smoked the 12-yard kick to the left of Elk goalkeeper Brienna Dehkes, who got a hand on the ball but couldn’t [...]

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  Abby McDonald delivered the first goal and assisted on the second as Elk River rolled 3-0 over a winless Osseo Orioles squad at  home on Wednesday evening. McDonald, senior midfielder, got the lone goal of the first half, a floater into a stiff wind that dropped sharply and landed just behind the startled goalkeeper. [...]

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The Elk River and Park Center scrapped to a 0-0 tie on Thursday evening in Brooklyn Park. Elk coach Brian Steuter credited his defense and goalkeeper for averting a loss. “Park Center put a lot of pressure on us, and  really got us out of our rhythm (offensively),” he said. “Fortunately, our defense played well [...]

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Two opportunistic goals by Nelson Valdez helped Elk River battle a strong Blaine team to a 2-2 tie on the Bengals field Tuesday evening. All the scoring took place in the first half, with the two squads stalemating the last 40 minutes of regulation plus two five-minute overtimes. “It was a tough, physical game, and  [...]

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Blaine sophomore star Britney Monteon delivered the game-winner as the Bengals tipped the Elk River Elks 3-2 on Tuesday evening in Blaine. Logan Daulton and Chelsea Petrich scored for the Elks (1-3 conference, 3-4-1 overall). Monteon broke a 2-2 halftime tie by scoring in the 46th minute, a twisting, left-footed shot from with 18-foot marker [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A three-goal burst in the final 10 minutes gave Elk River a 4-1 win over visiting Coon Rapids on Thursday evening. Logan Daulton notched two goals and an assist as the Elks broke out of a slump that saw them blanked for three straight games. Emily Lewis and Madyson [...]

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