Elk River volleyball

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s volleyball season ended in its first sectional game with a loss to Andover at home on Tuesday evening.The Huskies prevailed 25-18, 21-25, 26-24, 25-21. The Elks were bogged down by 31 hitting errors, against 37 kills. Geneva Kachinske had 10 kills, Abi Scheid six, and Sidney Wentland, [...]

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Elk River lost its conference volleyball finale to Maple Grove 26-24, 25-17, 25-15 at home on Tuesday evening. Kaylee Crane led Maple Grove (5-5 conference, 13-9 overall) with 14 kills. Haily Valencia added 8 kills and Amber DeMenge made 33 digs. Kelly Kolles notched 8 kills and Geneva Kachinski 6 for the Elks. The Elks [...]

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  Elk River volleyball won two of five matches at the two-day, 32-team St. Michael-Albertville tournament. On Friday, the Elks beat Simley 25-17, 25-19, then lost to Waconia 25-22, 25-18. On Saturday, the Elk lost to Hutchinson 26-24, 25-12, then beat Rogers 25-12, 26-24, and closed with a loss to Wayzata, 25-8, 21-25, 15-4. Sidney [...]

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The Elk River Elks pulled out two overtime games and beat Park Center 27-25, 16-25, 25-12, 26-24 on Thursday evening in Brooklyn Center. Geneva Kachinske made 10 kills, Kennedy Strain 8, and Sidney Wentland, Kelly Kolles and Kelsey Owens 7 each. Becca Brummer served 20-for-20 with four aces, and Kaitlyn Pearson 19-for-19 with three aces. [...]

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Elk River was stymied by the Blaine Bengals 25-14, 25-12, 25-19 on Tuesday evening in Blaine. The Bengals (6-2 conference, 15-4 overall) held the Elks to 13 kills and two aces. The Elks (2-6 conference, 7-13 overall) will play at Park Center on Thursday.

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Playing their second five-game match at home in three days, the Elk River Elks lost one this time, falling to Robbinsdale Armstrong. The Falcons prevailed 27-29, 25-21, 25-20, 18-25,15-8. Sidney Wentland and Kelly Kolles made 12 kills each for the Elks and Geneva Kachinske and Gina Honek nine each, with Kelsey Owens providing 49 assists. [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River Elks let two games slip away but regrouped to defeat the Andover Huskies 26-24, 21-25, 27-29, 25-20, 15-10 at home Tuesday evening. The Elks had an 11-3 lead in game two, and were at game point three times in game three, but couldn’t put the Huskies away [...]

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The Elk River volleyball team lost three of four matches at the Hopkins Invitational on Friday and Saturday. “The Elks had moments of outstanding play against some very strong teams,” said coach Theresa Brummer.  “We continue to progress. We need to work on some inconsistent play but the effort and desire is there.” Kelsey Owens, [...]

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