Rogers football

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Chase Cleveland’s favorite sport is basketball but his best is track, ever since ninth grade when he broke the team 400 record the first time he ran it. “Chase is the best all-around runner we’ve ever had at Rogers High School,” said coach Matt Webb, praising his combo of natural [...]

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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 the sports editor’s picks for [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Trevor Berkley was able to return as a three-sport athlete at Rogers and have a  productive senior year, after a long recovery from a gruesome eye injury. “It was very impressive, after what he went through, the mental toughness he showed,” said football coach Marc Franz. The 6-4, 185-pound Berkley [...]

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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 Gustafson, activities director, was master of [...]

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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 was selected for this award by the [...]

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