girls basketball

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River girls lost to St. Michael-Albertville in the section finals for the second straight year Friday evening, and the Knights have a dynasty going that could last a while longer. The Knights nabbed their third straight Section 8AAAA title, sinking 35 of 45 free shots in scuttling the [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals took¬† on St. Michael-Albertville three times this year. Even to win one of those three was a difficult proposition, it was suggested to Royal coach Karlee Anderson. “Yes, it is. He has a great program there and lots of talented girls,” said¬† Anderson about Knight coach [...]

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The Spectrum Sting girls’ best season ended with a 43-40 loss to a good Foley Falcons team in the first round of Section 5AA on Thursday evening in Foley. “We played about as good as we ever had. We could have won,” said coach Lenny Sedlock. “We lost to a very good team. Our girls [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor You can say this about any basketball team, but when the Elk River girls are sinking three-point shots, the game is definitely easier and more fun. The Elks hit their first four 3-pointers in the section opener against a Moorhead zone and had seven at halftime in building a 45-30 [...]

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The Rogers Royals, who lost twice to Buffalo in conference play, defeated the Bison 60-45 in the first round of Section 8AAAA on Tuesday evening in St. Michael. The Royals’ front line did the most damage as Marina Nowak scored 15 points, Hannah Sjerven 14 and Lindsay Dorr 13. Guards Bailey Miller and Taylor Anderson [...]

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The Rogers Royals lost their finale regular-season game to Staple-Motley 59-51 on Saturday at Staples. Jaelin Beachy led Staples-Motley (18-6) with 16 points. Lindsay Dorr scored 16, Marina Nowak 14 and Bella Wilson 10 for Rogers (14-12). The Royals shot 20-for-61 from the field and 9-for-11 from the line. The Royals, seeded fifth in Section [...]

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