Elk River

The Princeton Tigers handed Elk River tennis its first loss Tuesday as the Elks split a pair of matches against section rivals. The Elks (5-1) beat Forest Lake 7-0 before falling to Princeton 4-3, on Princeton’s courts. Princeton’s No. 1 player, Mary Claire Mayerchak, a state qualifier last year, was stationed at No. 1 doubles, [...]

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Elk River rolled to a season-opening volleyball win at St. Francis 25-13, 25-23, 25-21 on Monday evening. Seven players had kills, led by Kennedy Strain with nine. Gina Honek had six, Abi Scheid five, Taylor Cotton and Sidney Wentland four each, Gabi Haack three and Geneva Katchinske two. Blair Lundquist put up 14 sets and [...]

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  Maddy Sorenson, versatile Elk River musician, participated in the All-State Symphonic Band Week in early August at St. Olaf. The junior-to-be was chosen for the Minnesota Music Educators Association event after auditions last spring. Sorenson, who plays several instruments, primarily clarinet and baritone sax, has been a member of several pit orchestras for plays [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Dale Sager, a longtime assistant coach, is the new head coach for Elk River girls hockey. Sager, 34, who assisted Joe Heasley for eight years, 2004-12, before becoming head coach at Centennial and Rogers one year each, was named Friday to succeed Heasley, who resigned in June. “We are excited [...]

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The Elk River cross country teams each placed fifth among nine teams in the season-opening St. Cloud Apollo Invitational on Monday. The Andover girls and Wayzata boys were team champions. St. Cloud Tech’s Lauren Steinke and Wayzata’s Ian Elkin were individual winners on the flat course near Apollo High School and the Veterans Hospital. “We [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor While the news of Robin Williams’ death and apparent suicide spread like wildfire the week of Aug. 11, nurse Heidi Olson, of Big Lake, became angered. Not by the comedian and actor of critical acclaim, but by the news media and many on social media. She worried about the impact those [...]

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Scoring on a free kick and a penalty kick, Elk River-Zimmerman defeated the Buffalo Bison 2-1 on Saturday in Buffalo.   Senior defender Tanner Beckerleg drilled a goal from 45 yards on a free kick. Sophomore forward Protus Babaya hit the penalty kick after Thunder Heyer was fouled in the box.   The Elks have [...]

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So, what else is new? The Elk River and St. Michael-Albertville girls had yet another overtime tussle to open the season Thursday evening, with the visiting Knights prevailing 3-2. “I can’t remember the last time we played than that didn’t go overtime,” said Elk coach Brian Steuter. “That’s the way it always is with these [...]

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