Elk River volleyball
  Pam Gothe, Elk River head volleyball coach for 10 years, announced her resignation at the team’s banquet Nov. 26. “I’m a grandmother of four now, going on five, and have other priorities,” Gothe told the Star News. “It will be sad to leave behind all the friendsh...Read More
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ELK SOCCER, GIRLS Senior goalkeeper Brienna Dehkes was named team MVP, and joined scoring leader Logan Daulton (11 goals) on the all-conference team. Record — 2-6-2 conference, 6-8-4 overall All-conference — Logan Daulton (sr F), Brienna Dehkes (sr GK) … Honorable mention: Abby McDonald (sr F)...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River volleyball season and prep careers of a solid senior class ended Tuesday night with a 3-0 loss to St. Francis and its powerful spiker Maggie Ewen. The Elks, who had beaten the Saints in the season opener, went down quickly in the Section 7AA semifi...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor It was “pretty intense out there,” Kara Ziemer  acknowledged. However, Ziemer and the Elks kept calm enough to fend of Duluth East 23-25, 25-22, 25-22, 25-23 in a section playoff match that was just as close as it sounds at home Friday evening. The ...Read More
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Elk River was awarded the No. 2  seed in Section 7AAA volleyball and will have a home game in the second round Friday, Oct. 27. The Elks (16-11) will host the winner of No. 7 Duluth East (12-7) vs. No. 10 Chisago Lakes (14-12), who’ll play Wednesday. If the Elks win, they’ll have anothe...Read More
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After a torrid start, Elk River sputtered the rest of the evening and Maple Grove beat them 12-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-15 in the regular season finale Tuesday evening. The Elks followed their 25-15 win by missing six serves in game two at Maple Grove. They played well in stretches but were never able t...Read More
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Elk River lost two matches, then won two, at the Alexandria Invitational on Saturday, a day filled with close games. The Elks  got 51 kills from Kara Ziemer in the tournament. Janell Finkbeiner added 21 and Kennedy Strain 19. In the first round, North St. Paul beat the Elks 25-23, 18-25, 16-14. The...Read More
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  Elk River celebrated senior night for seven players with a 25-18, 25-19, 25-19 win over Park Center in the home regular-season finale on Thursday evening. “This was a good night for the seniors with everyone playing a lot and playing well,” said coach Pam Gothe. “They have b...Read More
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