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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Playing on their own field for the first time, the Spectrum football team saw visiting St. James get the first touchdown there and six more after that. The Sting lost to the Saints 47-6 at Spectrum Sports Complex, falling to 0-3 for the season. The audience along the sideline [...]

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The Spectrum Sting rushed for 420 yards but came up short  25-22 against St. Paul Academy on Friday, at the Concordia-St. Paul field. “We ran the ball really well but shot ourselves in the foot,” said coach Seth Mills. “We had a couple of fumbles that were un-caused, and penalties that took away big plays. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Home, sweet home — Spectrum finally has one for outdoor sports. The Elk River charter school’s new outdoor sports athletic complex is nearing completion after a late start due to the long winter. The football and girls soccer teams were practicing on it Wednesday. “In spite of the long [...]

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STING FOOTBALL    Coach — Seth Mills … Assistants Sean Ryther, Kurt Remick, Adam Griffith Last year — 2-6 overall Backs, receivers —Ben Maki (jr QB-S), Tristen Rosby (sr QB-CB), Shane Herrlin (so RB-LB), Thomas Ogren (so RB-LB), Erik Hansen (sr RB-CB), Spencer Maas (fr RB-LB-P), Ryan Pribnow (so RB-S), Martin Mayer (jr WR), Josiah [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Filippo Caminati, an Italian teen who grew up playing rugby, decided to try this American sport called football when he arrived at Spectrum this fall as an exchange student. Eight games into his new venture, Caminati used his rugby instincts to make a game-saving play Tuesday as the Sting [...]

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The Spectrum Sting football team had a Monday night game like the NFL this week, traveling to St. Clair, where they lost to the Cyclones 34-14. St. Clair scored on two running plays and an interception return to take a quick 21-0 lead in the first quarter. The Sting fought back with Jordy Ildvad scoring [...]

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The first-year Spectrum Sting football team was badly overmatched in a 62-0 loss to Bethlehem Academy on Friday evening in Faribault. The Cardinals, 6-0 and ranked No. 3 in Class 1A, scored on six of their first 17 plays at Bruce Smith Field, and led 50-0 at halftime. Spectrum (2-4) managed 150 yards on 40 [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River High School’s homecoming was capped off by a tough loss to a top-ranked opponent, but it wasn’t for a lack of a game face throughout the week. Whether it was at one of the dress-up days during the festive week, at a raucous pep fest and crowning or the [...]

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