The Rogers portion of the Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman gymnastics team had a strong section meet on Thursday, placing third, although no individuals advanced to state. “I couldn’t be prouder of them,” said coach Jackie Deiley. “They hit everything. They were solid. We had a phenomenal time.” Rogers scored 136.925, close to the season-best 137.4 by the [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The streak of 49 straight dual meet victories by Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman gymnasts came to an end Thursday evening. “They were solid tonight. They were ‘on’ and we were not,” said ERZ coach Jackie Deiley about the opponent after Blaine/Andover handed the Elks their first dual meet loss in six years, [...]
The Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman gymnasts cruised to another dual meet win, beating Centennial 136.200 to 128.425, at home Thursday evening. The Elks are 6-0 this year and their win streak over six years is 48 straight. Centennial is the last team to beat them. Katie Fleck won all-around (35.125) along with bars and beam. Krista [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor There are no other gymnasts in Katie Fleck’s family, but her parents perceived when she was in kindergarten that this would be a good place for her. “My parents said I was always doing cartwheels and climbing things,” said the Rogers senior. “So they put me in gymnastics.” Her parents [...]
Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman broke out some new moves and stayed unbeaten in dual meets beating Coon Rapids 135.5 to 120.6 at home Thursday evening. Katie Fleck scored 35.175, Krista Kovar 34.85 and Corryn Stelflug 31.75 to lead the Elks, with Fleck and Kovar each winning two events. Caitlyn Reeves placed third in both floor exercise [...]
Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman gymnasts placed fifth among nine teams in the Big Lake Invitational on Saturday. ERZ senior Katie Fleck placed fourth individually with 35.3 and was third on balance beam. East Ridge placed first and Big Lake second. ERZ has a home meet on Thursday against Coon Rapids.
The Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman gymnastics squad split into two teams to give more members a chance to compete on varsity, against three visiting squads, Saturday morning. The Irondale Knights were champions of the small invitational in the ERHS gymnasium, led by Jordana Brady, who won all four events and totaling 37.15 points. Irondale had 132 [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Krista Kovar won all four events, with Katie Fleck close behind, as the unbeaten Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman gymnasts defeated Anoka 137.55 to 114.325 at home Tuesday evening. The Elks are 3-0, all in conference, extending the program’s win streak to 45 straight duals. “Krista and Katie have been looking pretty [...]