girls soccer

Blaine’s outstanding forward Brittany Monteon drilled two second-half goals as the Bengal tripped the Elk River Elks 2-1 on Thursday evening. “Monteon is, in my opinion, the best player in the conference,” said Elk coach Brian Steuter. “We did everything right on those plays, but she made world-class finishes.” After a scoreless half, the Elks [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Madyson St. Germain delivered the lone goal as Elk River picked up its first victory, 1-0 over Totino-Grace, on Tuesday at home. It was the conference opener for the Elks (1-2) against a team making its debut in the Northwest Suburban. St. Germain, senior forward, scored midway through the [...]

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  The Rogers Royals scored in each half while its defense held firm to defeat the Moorhead Spuds 2-0 at home Tuesday. Miranda Anderson assisted on both goals. Heather Kilber punched in the rebound of a strong Anderson shot in the first half. Jenna Breseman ran past Anderson on a breakaway, got a lead pass [...]

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The Rogers soccer teams had a 108-mile drive for a double-header Thursday but the long trip was well worth it for a couple of reasons. The Royals had the privilege of joining the Brainerd Warriors for the first action on new artificial turf at the Adamson Field soccer/football complex, and both Rogers teams won their [...]

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Sparked by freshman Jena Jakubiec with two goals and an assist, the Spectrum Sting girls won their opener 5-2 over PACT on Friday at home. Freshman goalkeeper Aly Kraus made several key saves throughout the game while senior Danielle Hennies, sophomore Olivia Rice and 8th-grader Emily O’Connell had the other goals. Team newcomers Anna McGlone [...]

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The Rogers Royals lost to No. 5 ranked Eagan 2-0 in the girls soccer opener Thursday at home. The Wildcats scored one minute into the game on a 25-yard shot over Rogers goalkeeper Lydia Hubert-Peterson and again in the 35th minute off a cross and volley. Rogers clamped down in the second half, with a [...]

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So, what else is new? The Elk River and St. Michael-Albertville girls had yet another overtime tussle to open the season Thursday evening, with the visiting Knights prevailing 3-2. “I can’t remember the last time we played than that didn’t go overtime,” said Elk coach Brian Steuter. “That’s the way it always is with these [...]

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Aaron Lindquist, who coached the Elk River boys to a state tournament trip last year, will be coaching the Rogers girls this year, after securing a faculty position at RHS. Ryan Sorensen will succeed Lindquist as Elk boys coach. (See separate story.) Lindquist, who started teaching Economics at RHS last year, fills the vacancy left [...]

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