girls hockey
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Dale Sager, a longtime assistant coach, is the new head coach for Elk River girls hockey. Sager, 34, who assisted Joe Heasley for eight years, 2004-12, before becoming head coach at Centennial and Rogers one year each, was named Friday to succeed Heasley, who resigned ...Read More
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The Beach Boys had a hit song called “Be True to Your School” in that bygone era known as the 1960s, a sentiment that seems quaint sometimes during this current era of kids leaving their schools via open enrollment or, in hockey, to play juniors. Three departed hockey players have been on a lot ...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River-Zimmerman has made five state trips in girls hockey but No. 6 has proven agonizingly elusive. For the third straight year, the Elks lost a close game in the Section 7AA finals, this one to conference rival Andover as the Huskies earned their first trip...Read More
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The Rogers Royals girls hockey season ended with a 7-0 drubbing by top-seeded Blaine on Saturday in the Section 5AA semifinals at Roseville. “We had fun. We stayed with them for a while, but Blaine is very good,” said Royal coach Dale Sager. “Their good players really stood out. Sc...Read More
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  Elk River-Zimmerman notched one goal in each period and won its section opener 3-0 over St. Francis/North Branch at home Thursday evening. The No. 2 seeded Elks (13-8-5) will host Grand Rapids-Greenway (15-9-2) in the Section 7AA semifinals on Saturday. Game time was not set at this posting. ...Read More
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