Evan Caldon

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Evan Caldon had a bittersweet feeling after becoming Elk River’s lone entrant in the state wrestling tournament for the second straight year Saturday, placing second at 132 pounds in Section 7AAA at Anoka. “I just wish my brother could have been here,” said Caldon, referring to Garrett, the team’s [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River wrestling had to wait a little longer than usual for Evan Caldon to give then a boost. As an eighth-grader Caldon was willing in body and spirit, but the former wasn’t big enough yet. “I weighed 80 pounds. You had to be 84 to be eligible to wrestle [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s Evan Caldon lost three decisions at the state wrestling tournament on Saturday, but his two victories Friday earned him a sixth-place finish and a medal in Class AAA at 126 pounds. Caldon (39-6), a No. 2 seed as a section runner-up, beat a pair of section champs [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River wrestlers were on the verge of ending a 39-year streak of sending at least one kid to “state” every season. Then Evan Caldon saved the day. The Elks’ 126-pound junior won a true-second match in overtime, 2-1, on an escape with five seconds left, to beat [...]

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  No Elk River wrestlers got past the semifinals in the first two rounds of the power-packed Section 7AAA tournament hosted by ERHS on Friday evening. Cole Moening at 106, Evan Caldon at 126, Mitch Beaudry at 182 and Kyle Wiemann at 285 all still have a chance for second place after winning once and [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor One of B.J. Brent’s first jobs out of college was that of a bilingual salesperson. It was a good job. Knowing two languages made it easier (and more lucrative) to work on commission than it was for his office counterparts. Being the company’s first bilingual salesperson means he can even lay [...]

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