Elk River tennis
The Elk River tennis team beat Andover 7-0 in their playoff opener and final home match on Saturday. “Andover had improved from when we played them earlier in the year,” said coach Randy Ronning,  “and it made for a fun and competitive match.” Josh Gearou at No. 1 cruised 6...Read More
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Michaela Schulz, who played in six state tennis tournaments for Elk River, has committed to Gustavus Adolphus. Her father, Richard, noted that Schulz had a pair of scholarship offers but decided to go with a D-III school with an outstanding tennis program. Schulz made all-conference five times and p...Read More
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  Elk River beat section rival Chisago Lakes 6-1 at home on Thursday, probably locking up a top seed for playoffs. The lone loss came at No. 2 doubles in a marathon that ended an hour and 15 minutes after the rest as Joe Wetherille and Nick Tran dropped a nail-biter, 6-4, 4-6, 6-7. “Overa...Read More
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  Elk River pulled out 4-3 wins over Minneapolis Washburn and Bloomington Jefferson at home Monday, improving to 17-1 for the season. This marked the first time the Elks have played either of those schools, noted coach Randy Ronning. Three matches went third-set tiebreakers against Washburn and...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The defending state champion Elk River Elks served noticed that they’re still on the short list of state contenders by defeating the Edina Hornets 4-3 at home Saturday morning, sweeping the four singles matches. “They were ranked second in the state,...Read More
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Elk River tennis hosted its oldest rival, Anoka, and won 7-0 on Friday. “This is our longest running rivalry,” noted Elk coach Randy Ronning. “I believe we have never gone a season since 1959 without playing Anoka in tennis at least once.” This would be the 54th consecutive y...Read More
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