Elk River wrestling

The Elk River wrestlers lost to No. 8 ranked Coon Rapids on  Friday evening. For the Elks, Garrett, Evan Caldon, Ryan Osberg and Alexander Schmitz all won by fall. The Elks (2-4) will not wrestle again until Jan. 3 at Champlin Park. Coon Rapids 47, Elk River 24 113: Josh Bryant, CR, majdec Ben Gibas [...]

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  Five pins, all in the first period, helped Elk River defeat Robbinsdale Armstrong 52-25 at home Friday evening for their first win. Cole Moening,  Evan Caldon, Ryan Osberg, Jacob Brown and Alex Schmitz had the pins, with Schmitz the quickest, 27 seconds. The Elks (1-1) also had a 17-7 major decision by Kyle Ziemer [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Christian Tobin’s pin at heavyweight gave Elk River a chance to beat Andover on Tuesday evening, tying the score at 39, but the Huskies wound up winning on the sixth tie-breaking criteria 40-39. “It’s tough to lose one like that,” said Elk coach Paul Nelson, after his team’s home [...]

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The Elk River wrestlers placed fourth among 10 teams in the St. Michael-Albertville Invitational on Saturday. Garrett Caldon at 106, Kyle Ziemer at 132 and Aaron Hannan at 170 were all 3-1 and placed third for the Elks. Cole Moening at 120, Andrew Perry at 126 and Trevor Brink at 145 were 2-2 and placed [...]

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The Elk River wrestlers lost to Centennial 36-25 in their opener on Thursday evening at Circle Pines. Kyle Ziemer and Robert Schmitz had pins for the Elks, while Garrett Caldon (major), Cole morning, Evan Caldon and Justin Gagnon pulled out decisions. The Elks will wrestle at the St. Michael-Albertville tournament on Saturday. Centennial 36, Elk [...]

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ELK WRESTLING Evan Caldon, a sixth-place medalist at state last year, heads an Elk lineup which coach Paul Nelson feels has good balance and varsity experience. “I don’t think we’ll have holes,” said Nelson, adding, “We did a good job recruiting and we have a lot of new faces.” The Elks were 5-15 last year. [...]

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ELK BASKETBALL, GIRLS Team record – 3-7 conference, 7-20 overall All conference – Victoria Jenson (sr C) … Honorable mention:  Jordyn Sohns (jr G), Shelby Gracik (s G) Team awards – MVP: Jenson …. Defensive player: Anna Rollag (fr G) … Hustle award: Mikayla Macomber (sr F), Dani Edwards (sr F) Leaders – Scoring: Jenson [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s Evan Caldon lost three decisions at the state wrestling tournament on Saturday, but his two victories Friday earned him a sixth-place finish and a medal in Class AAA at 126 pounds. Caldon (39-6), a No. 2 seed as a section runner-up, beat a pair of section champs [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River wrestlers were on the verge of ending a 39-year streak of sending at least one kid to “state” every season. Then Evan Caldon saved the day. The Elks’ 126-pound junior won a true-second match in overtime, 2-1, on an escape with five seconds left, to beat [...]

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