Elk River

One bad inning sunk the Elk River Pioneers in a 7-3 loss to Coon Rapids on Friday evening in Coon Rapids. Each team had 13 hits but the Pioneers (3-3) left 12 runners on base and Coon Rapids stranded only four. Coon Rapids broke a 3-3 tie with four in the last of the fourth [...]

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Elk River’s senior battery of Anna Pipenhagen and Michaela Bruns finished their careers with a host of team records. Pipenhagen logged 43 wins, 14 shutouts and 472 strikeouts in her three years as No. 1 pitcher, ranking first all-time in all three. Bruns, a five-year starter, including three at catcher, is the Elk career leader [...]

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Softball RECORD — 7-3 conf., 16-6 overall ALL-CONFERENCE — Anna Pipenhagen (sr P), Michaela Bruns (sr C), Courtney Jensen (sr 1B) … Honorable mention: Jessica Neuman (sr 2B), Ali Krohn (jr 3B), Jayme Langbehn (so CF) ALL-SECTION — Pipenhagen, Bruns STATE HONORS — Ms. Softball finalist: Pipenhagen … Coaches all-state: Pipenhagen, Bruns … Coaches all-star game: [...]

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Fireworks will light up the night sky over Lions Park in Elk River on July 4. The fireworks will begin at approximately 10 p.m. and last about 20 minutes. There will be no other formal Fourth of July activities at the park this year. The city of Elk River is coordinating the fireworks after a [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Three cars were stolen Tuesday night in Elk River. Two were taken from the same home in the 12000 block of 196th Circle. The third disappeared from a home in the 12300 block of 195th Lane. In all three instances, the keys were in the unlocked cars, which were parked [...]

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Great River Energy plans to tear down a vacant building on its campus in Elk River next week. Built in 1958, the building is the oldest structure on the campus. It is the northern building next to the Elk River Energy Recovery Station, according to Therese LaCanne, manager of GRE’s corporate communications. She said GRE’s [...]

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The Elk River Legion team, coached this year by a former Gopher and pro pitcher, has a 3-6 record so far, including 2-2 in league play. The Elks beat Centennial 4-2 on Tuesday with Alex Babcock going the distance with a six-hitter. They broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth when Brennan Beese doubled home [...]

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  Elk River tennis teammates Jordan Haack and Tyler Creelman met twice in championship matches and came away with a split at the Northwest Suburban Conference tournament in Elk River. Haack, senior-to-be, defeated Creelman 6-1, 6-3 in the singles finals, winning a competition of 17 entrants, on Tuesday. To reach the finals, Haack beat Dylan [...]

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