Elk River-Zimmerman soccer

by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor First of all, what about that first name? Elk soccer standout Storm Heyer explains: “My parents named me ‘Storm’ because it means ‘power of God.’ They named my brother ‘Thunder’ because it means ‘force of God.’ We are a Christian family.” OK, how about that mohawk? Heyer said that he’s [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A shootout loss to Anoka ended the Elk River-Zimmerman boys soccer season on Saturday along with the career of longtime coach Tom Olson. The Elks forced overtime by scoring with 5:51 left to knot the score 1-1 in the Section 8AA semifinal at home. After two 10-minute sudden-death overtime [...]

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  Grant Tesdahl and Joey Benz pumped in two goals apiece as Elk River-Zimmerman ousted Rogers 4-1 in the Section 8AA quarterfinal on Thursday evening. The No. 2 seeded Elks (8-7-1) will  host No. 3 St. Michael-Albertville (11-3-3) on Saturday at 1 p.m. The other semifinal will have No. 1 Moorhead (12-2-1) hosting No. 4 [...]

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Elk River-Zimmerman closed the regular season with a 1-0 loss to a strong Eden Prairie team on Saturday in Eden Prairie. “Cody Christ had a great game in goal, making some nice saves,” said coach Tom Olson. “Ross Berger did an outstanding job shutting down his side on defense.” Abdul Omar scored in the 79th [...]

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