Rogers football
  The Rogers Royals took a tumble from their familiar perch in Mississippi 8 football on Friday evening when St. Michael-Albertville came to town. The Knights beat the Royals at their own game, rushing, and handed the three-time defending champions a 28-14 loss. Led by Chris Karles with 163 yar...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A red-hot quarterback almost brought down the Rogers Royals on Friday evening but the Mississippi 8 defending champion held off Jason Senger and the Buffalo Bison 38-36 in Buffalo. “They have a very special athlete at quarterback,” said Rogers coach Marc Fr...Read More
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The Rogers Royals ground out a 24-12 victory over St. Cloud Apollo on Friday night, overcoming  the efforts of an Eagles’ big-play  receiver and resourceful quarterback. The Royals (2-0) had 210 yards rushing and 66 passing in the non-conference game at Michie Stadium in St. Cloud. “Th...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals opened their pursuit of a fourth-straight conference football crown by rolling past Big Lake 38-15 at home Thursday evening. With starters back at only five of 22 slots, the Royals’ mostly new lineup impressed their coach. “What I r...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Matt Weber, the Rogers linebacker who’ll play in the state all-star football game today, made a multitude of big hits in his career,  but the one that sticks out most is a QB sack his junior year, one of those plays about which you can truly say helped save a [...]...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Football prowess at the local and area levels, and gymnastics gems at the state and national levels, were the biggest sports stories of 2011 in the Star News realm. Also making prominent headlines were Rogers golfers and an ambitious diver from Elk River. Following are...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Wednesday was an exciting day for Rogers High School athletics as five athletes — four soccer and one football — signed with Division I or II teams. Parents and coaches gathered for a ceremony and photo session as the five athletes formally signed. Paul Gus...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Mick Goudy of the Rogers football staff was named Assistant Coach of the Year  recently. The retired teacher and former head coach has been the Royals offensive coordinator for seven years. This past season, the Royals were state runners-up in Class 4A. “Mick wa...Read More
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