Elk River

The Anoka Toradoes are the top seed for the Section 8AA boys soccer tournament, with Rogers fifth and Elk River sixth. Pairings Thursday are No. 8 Brainerd (4-11-1) at Anoka (9-6-1), No. 5 Rogers (10-6) at No. 4 Buffalo (10-5-1), No. 7 St. Michael-Albertville (3-12-1) at No. 2 St. Cloud Tech (12-1-4), and No. 6 [...]

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The Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman swimmers usually win the Cambridge-Isanti Invitational and this year was no exception as the Elks took first among five teams. “We did not swim our best lineup, but we had many personal bests,” commented Luke Johnson, Elk coach. The Elks tallied 676.5 points, Spring Lake Park 513.5, Cambridge-Isanti 499, Princeton 266, and [...]

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Jake Jaremko, Elk River’s leading scorer the past two seasons, has verbally committed to play hockey for Minnesota State-Mankato. “I really liked the coaching staff, and the campus when I visited,” said Jaremko. “I like that it’s close to home and my parents can see me play.” The 5-foot-11, 170-pound forward notched 22 goals and [...]

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    by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The outcome of Friday night’s football game — perennial power Totino-Grace handing Elk River its first loss, 35-7, in Fridley — was a secondary matter for the host team. The Eagles were playing with heavy hearts. Rachel Woell, a senior and a student manager for the football team, [...]

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Elk River tied Champlin Park 2-2 in its regular season finale on Thursday evening. Gil Valdez scored both goals, giving him four in the last three games. He got assists from Tanner Beckerleg and Tyler Eirich. The Elks finished 2-9-1 in the NWSC for 12th place among 13 teams. Maple Grove was champion with 13-0. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor In a cross country meet that’s largely a neighborhood get-together for District 728 schools, the Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman boys, combined, had the top ten runners Thursday at Fox Hollow. Among eight teams, Elk River was the runaway winner with 23 points and Rogers was second with 54, [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River Elks will take a four-game win streak into sectionals after closing conference play with a 4-1 win over Champlin Park there Thursday evening. And they are hoping the late surge and respectable 6-7 record in the rugged Northwest Suburban Conference will get them enough votes for a [...]

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Nate Prosser has returned to the Minnesota Wild, according to a Star-Tribune report. Prosser, 28, the former Elk who spent all or part of the last five seasons with the Wild, was not re-signed over the summer when his two-year deal expired. He signed with the St. Louis Blues to a two-way contract (with both [...]

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