Rogers boys basketball

The Rogers Royals were on target forĀ  both free throws and three-pointers as they won a shootout over the Monticello Magic 88-71 at home Thursday evening. Cullen Loughlin sank 22 points for the Royals (2-3 conference, 8-12 overall). He led five players in double digits as Gunnar Bloom scored 14 points, Luke Pecka 12, Cole [...]

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Ryan Gelle erupted for 26 points as the Rogers Royals rolled to an 82-67 win over a good St. Francis team on Tuesday evening at home. Gelle, senior forward averaging 10.2 points, hit six 3-point shots and snagged seven defensive rebounds to spark the team on both ends. Cole Murray added 18 points, Gunnar Bloom [...]

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The first-place Buffalo Bison fended off Rogers’ bid for a second straight upset, beating the Royals 68-65 on Friday evening in Buffalo. Rogers (1-3 conference, 6-12 overall) had handed Big Lake its first conference loss 82-74 on Tuesday and was trying to do the same to Buffalo. The Bison (4-0 conference, 10-6 overall) prevailed in [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals shook off a shaky week of basketball and turned in “a very efficient game” to beatĀ  first-place Big Lake 82-74 Tuesday on the Hornets’ court. Cullen Loughlin scored 18 points to lead five double-digit scorers by the Royals, who snapped a three-game skid that included an 0-2 [...]

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  The unbeaten Brainerd Warriors visited Rogers on Saturday and quickly quelled any notions of an upset, drubbing the Royals 96-63. Marcus Comstock scored 31 points, shooting 10-for-13 from the field and 11-for-13 at the line, for Brainerd (14-0). Jack Sauer added 22 points and Jacob Blong 11. Rogers shot 38 percent, gave up 22 [...]

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A last-second three-pointer by Rachel Sharp gave the Rogers Royals a 41-38 win over the Buffalo Bison on Friday evening in Buffalo. The Royals rallied from a 38-33 deficit in the last two minutes, tying the score on a Lindsey Dorr post move and a three-pointer by Kelsey Frain before sending Buffalo to the free [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Kyle McDonald, the latest edition from a legendary Minnesota basketball family, led Cambridge-Isanti to a 71-62 conquest of the Rogers Royals on Thursday evening. The sophomore guard scored 25 points for the Bluejackets. He’s the son of longtime Bluejacket coach Mike McDonald, and grandson of Bob McDonald, the only coach [...]

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The Rogers Royals were outrebounded decisively and lost to St. Michael-Albertville 62-60 at home in their conference opener Friday evening. The Knights earned a 38-27 rebound advantage, including 15-11 on their offensive end. Meanwhile, they almost lost it at the free throw line, going 7-for-17 while Rogers made 18 of 24. Rogers had two chances [...]

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