Rogers football

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Isaac Aanerud was already a third-year starter in soccer for Rogers in 10th grade when he started messing around kicking footballs. The lifelong soccer player did so partly because his next-door neighbor is football coach Marc Franz, who had already had gleaned three excellent kickers from the soccer program. “I [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor For the first five minutes of the second half, it appeared that Rogers Royals were taking charge of the section title game, and that their opponents would soon start to crumble, like most previous foes had this year once the Royals got going. However, St. Michael-Albertville would not fade [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor This time, the Rogers Royals were ready for anything Elk River tried. The unbeaten, top-seeded Royals thrashed the Elks 52-14 in the Section 6-5A semifinals Saturday afternoon, with Gunnar Bloom running for 240 yards and four touchdowns, and Nate Weber for 106 more and three touchdowns. The Royals (9-0) [...]

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