Rogers track

The Rogers track teams did not have any state qualifiers in Section 5AA but scored in 10 events on Wednesday and Friday at Hamline. “Unbelievably tough competition in this section,” noted Matt Webb, Royal boys coach. “Very fun meet to watch!” The girls 4×100 team of Erika Folk, Heather Kilber, Kirsten Heikkinen and Jenna Braseman [...]

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  A first-place by the girls 4×100 relay was the highlight for the Rogers track teams at the Section 4AAA true-team meet Tuesday as the girls placed eighth and the boys ninth among nine teams at Elk River. Erika Folk, Jenna Braseman, Heather Kilber and Kirsten Heikkinen won that relay in 51.29. Zach Dohmen was [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Zimmerman High School, in its 10th year, had another special “first” on Tuesday, hosting a track meet for the first time. The Thunder’s District 728 siblings Elk River and Rogers were on hand for the occasion along with a conference rival, Mora. “Our first home track meet was a [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor District 728 athletes Cassi Ortberg and Madeline Schaeffer each capped an excellent track season with a personal-best, medal-winning effort in the 300-meter hurdles on Saturday at the state meet. Ortberg, Zimmerman junior, was runner-up with 44.29 at Hamline, giving her school a silver medal, and highest-ever state track finish, [...]

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  Zimmerman hurdler Cassandra Ortberg had the second-best time in the 300 hurdles preliminaries Friday at the state track meet, the top performance among District 728 athletes there. Ortberg, a junior competing in Class AA for the first time after qualifying twice in Class A, won her heat with a career-best 44.69 at Hamline, well [...]

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Rogers senior Caleb LeClaire qualified for the state track meet with a second-place finish in the 3200 meter run on Wednesday in Section 5AA. LeClaire, a state cross country qualifier in 10th and 11th grades, earned his third state trip with a 9:43.18 time at Hamline. Brendan Sage of STMA won in 9:42.46. Royal senior [...]

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The Buffalo Bison swept a dual track meet from Rogers on Tuesday with the scores 106 to 52.5 for the boys and 100 to 53 for the girls. Rogers boys with firsts were Chase Cleveland in the 100 (11.3), Caleb LeClaire in the 1600 (4:38.5), Zach Dohmen in the 400 (54.8), TJ Scott in the [...]

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