Elk River tennis
Elk River lost its tennis opener to the Minnetonka Skippers 7-0 thereĀ  on Saturday. “They have a very strong team this year. They were much more match ready than we were,” said Elk coach Leroyce Chapman. “It was a good match for us to learn from and see what we need to work on in ...Read More
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  Joe Wetherille emerged as champion of the Northwest Suburban Conference singles tournament Tuesday in Elk River, beating three Elk River teammates among his five wins for the day. Wetherille, senior-to-be, edged Isaac Johnson, Anoka freshman-to-be, in the finals 10-9 (8-6). Johnson, who playe...Read More
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  The Elk River doubles team that won two matches Thursday in state competition lost twice on Friday and finished fourth in Class AA. Elk senior Josh Chuba and sophomore Sam Gearou were stopped in the semifinals by Highland Parks Maalik Konop DeFreitas and Aren Wilson. The score was 7-5, 6-3. I...Read More
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Sam Gearou and Josh Chuba of Elk River won twice in the doubles competition at the state Class AA tennis tournament on Thursday, reaching the semifinals at U of M Baseline Center. Geaour, a sophomore, and Chuba, a senior, beat Hopkins’ Andrew Novak and Andrew Rust 5-7, 6-3, 6-0, and Maple Grov...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A month ago the Elk River tennis team edged Minnetonka 4-3 at home in a non-conference duel of top-ten ranked teams. But when the same two teams squared off Wednesday for much larger stakes and duked out another close match, this time the Skippers clipped the El...Read More
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  The defending champion Elk River tennis team has been seeded No. 2 in the state tournament and will open against Rochester Mayo on Tuesday at the University of Minnesota.   The Elks (23-1) will be making their eighth consecutive appearance at state. First round pairings in the upper brac...Read More
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