The Rogers Royals were seeded fourth among six teams in the Section 5A tournament starting Thursday at Parade Ice Gardens in Minneapolis. Blake (17-6-3) is top-seeded, and has a bye in the first round. In the same bracket are Rogers (9-12-4) vs. Holy Angels (7-16), who’ll play at 5:30 p.m. Orono (17-5-2) is the No. [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Kaitlin Braiedy and Emily Antony delivered two goals each as the Rogers Royals closed the regular season beating Princeton 5-1 at home Friday evening. The Royals (9-12-2) had a 2-2 tie against the Tigers (12-9-3) on Jan. 22, but cruised in the rematch. “We have had an up and down [...]
Michelle Klimstra made 50 saves as the Rogers Royals sprang a nice upset Tuesday, handing No. 4 ranked Orono a 3-1 loss at home. Orono, 17-5-1 and ranked No. 4 in Class 1A, generated a 51-15 advantage on shots, but only got one past Klimstra, as Rebekah Smith scored in the second period. Rogers (8-12-4) [...]
Mound-Westonka handed the Rogers Royals a 3-0 loss on Friday evening on the White Hawks’ ice. Jessica Nkhata, Jori Mazurek, and Abby Brustad scored for Mound-Westonka (13-6-1) which had only a 31-30 edge in shots. Rogers (6-12-4) was 0-for-6 on power plays. The Royals will play at Cambridge-Isanti on Friday.
The Rogers girls were on the short end of a 7-0 score against North Wright County at home Tuesday evening. Dani Sibley had two goals and three assists, and Maddi Sjelin two goals and two assists, for NWC (4-0 conference, 14-3-1 overall). The Royals (1-4 conference, 6-11-4 overall) will play at Mound-Westonka on Friday.
The Buffalo Bison peppered Rogers with 57 shots and beat the Royals 6-1 on Thursday evening in Rogers. Katie Rooney had two goals and two assists, with Emily Varner, Ashley Effertz, Abby Halluska and Lindsay Roethke scoring once each for the Bison (3-1 conference, 13-4 overall). Marisa Soppeland scored for Rogers (1-3 conference, 5-7-2 overall). [...]
Alleah Baltzer knotted the score with 1:07 left in regulation as the Rogers Royals salvaged a 2-2 tie against the Princeton Tigers on Tuesday evening in Princeton. Balter, a sophomore forward, knocked in her second goal of the season, with an assist from Mackenzie Perna. Ellie Fallen had the other goal for Rogers (7-9-3) with [...]
Michelle Klimstra made 34 saves as the Rogers Royals defeated Sartell-St. Stephen 2-0 at home on Saturday. Ellie Fellen scored on a power play in the second period and Kaitlin Braiedy scored in the second period as the Royals (6-9-3) prevailed despite being outshot 34-22 by the Sabres (9-4-2). Braiedy and Emily Antony assisted on [...]