Elk River girls tennis

  Meagan Brown, the Elk River eighth-grader who qualified for the state tennis meet in singles, won a match at state on Thursday morning before being stopped in the second round. Brown defeated Owatonna junior Briana Hartmann 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 at the U of M Baseline Center, then lost to Eastview sophomore Jordan Kopfer 6-2, [...]

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  Elk River eighth-grader Meagan Brown earned a trip to the state tennis tournament with a second-place finish in Section 7AA singles on Tuesday. Brown defeated Andover’s Destiny Lee 7-5, 6-1 in the semifinals at Arrowhead Fitness and Tennis Center in Duluth. Brown then lost to top-seeded Mary Claire Mayerchak of Princeton in the finals [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Six days after pulling off a big upset, the Elk River Elks were an upset victim themselves as their string of seven straight trips to state ended. The Elks lost to Duluth East 4-3 on Monday in the Section 7AA finals at Arrowhead Fitness and Tennis Center in Duluth. “We [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor All season long, everything pointed to Forest Lake putting an end to Elk River’s seven-year reign in Section 7AA tennis. Heading into their third encounter of the season, Forest Lake was 23-0 and had dealt the Elks two of their five losses. The Rangers, however, could not complete the [...]

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The Elk River Elks lost to St. Cloud Tech 6-1 on Wednesday in a match that had to be finished inside at Daytona Courts after rain interrupted play. The Elks lone win came from Lauren Brayden at No. 4 singles. The Elks (14-5) will close the regular season Thursday hosting Wayzata. Sub-section team playoffs start [...]

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Elk River’s tennis match with St. Cloud Tech, originally scheduled for Monday, was moved to Wednesday at 4 p.m. at home. The Elks (14-4), conference co-champions with Coon Rapids, have two strong non-conference opponents this week to finish the regular season. Tech has a 13-4 record, and Wayzata (10-3-1) will be here Thursday at 4 [...]

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Elk River closed its conference schedule with a 7-0 victory over Osseo there Thursday and wrapped up a share of the Northwest Suburban championship. The Elks and Coon Rapids each finished 9-1 in conference, with Centennial and Andover right behind at 8-2, in the closest race in the 10-year history of the conference. Maple Grove [...]

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