Elk River

The Anoka Tornadoes handed Elk River a 3-1 loss on Tuesday evening in Anoka. Tyler Trovick, Billy Hentges, and Josh Dobber scored for the Tornadoes and Thunder Heyer got the Elks (3-4) on the board. The Elks will host Andover on Thursday, girls at 5 p.m. and boys at 7 p.m.

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The Elk River Elks lost a close fifth game to Armstrong on Tuesday evening and are still looking for their first conference win. The host Falcons edged the Elks 27-25. 17-25. 25-14. 11-25, 15-13. Kennedy Strain notched 15 kills and 4 aces for the Elks. Sidney Wentland had 9 kills, Abi Scheid 7 and Geneva [...]

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Elk River remains unbeaten in conference play after beating Maple Grove 5-2 on Tuesday in Princeton. The Elks, sweeping the singles matches, improved to 8-0 in the NWSC with five conference matches left. On Saturday, the Elks (9-4 overall) lost to section rival Duluth East 4-3 and to metro power Mahtomedi 6-1, both in Duluth. [...]

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The Anoka Tornadoes got three goals from Kati Beckman and defeated the Elk River Elks 6-2 on Tuesday night in Anoka. Scoring for the Elks (1-6) were Lizzy Holien on a penalty kick and Madison St. Germain. The other Anoka goals came from Cassie Giddings (two) and Brittney Streit. The score at  halftime was 1-1 [...]

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The third annual Elk River Town Team Baseball Picnic will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, at Orono Park, from noon to 5 p.m., for current and former town team players. It’s pot luck or donation event. Any questions,  contact Bruce Schmidt at 763-234-3857 or email @ bschmidt9@gmail.com

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Zach Ernst’s main job with Elk River football last year was throwing blocks downfield for his record-setting backfield teammate. And now that Ernst has moved into Denis Bardashevskiy’s fullback slot as the featured back, he quickly provided the same explosiveness as his predecessor. Ernst busted 26 yards against Coon Rapids [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor In a football game that Elk River won by a basketball score, it was some soccer-style finesse kicking that put them firmly in command. The Elks (2-0) rushed for 519 yards and overcame a 20-14 deficit to pummel the Andover Huskies 55-34 in their home opener Friday evening. The [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Alicia Kish, a 43-year-old Elk River woman, was taken by helicopter at about 11 p.m. Sept. 1 to Hennepin County Medical Center for burn injuries suffered from an explosion at a recreational campfire at Wapiti Park. Police were called to the campground in the 18000 block of Troy Street at 10:55 [...]

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  Elk River boys soccer snapped a three-game skid by defeating Coon Rapids 2-0 on Thursday in Coon Rapids. Scoring for the Elks were Andy Vail, off a corner kick, and Thunder Heyer, as they picked up their first conference win in four outings. Starting goalie Alex Morgan had a concussion the previous game, so [...]

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