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The Rogers girls golf team placed fifth among 14 teams at the Monticello Invitational to open the season on Monday. The meet was shortened from 18 holes to nine due to cold weather. Buffalo was team champion and had the medalist, Lexi Bolland with 40. Rogers senior Maddie Hol tied for fifth place with 46.

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  The Rogers Royals broke a 3-3 tie with four runs in the sixth inning and defeated Robbinsdale Cooper 7-3 in their home opener Friday. Luke Ellis pitched the last two innings to get the win, giving up three hits but striking out four and allowing no runs. Ellis was also 2-for-4 with an RBI [...]

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  Rogers freshman Melea Bruns won her varsity pitching debut as the Royals turned back St. Cloud Tech 5-3 in their home opener Friday. Bruns pitched the distance, holding down the Tigers except for Sam Eisenreich, who had a double and solo homer. Bruns gave up four hits and three walks, and struck out seven. Madie [...]

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Some leaky defense behind Rogers pitcher Adam Nauth led to a 5-1 opening loss to Chisago Lakes on Thursday in Lindstrom. “Adam gave us one of the best individual pitching performances I have seen in a long time,” said Royal coach Brian Harapat. “We made multiple errors in the outfield and the infield. It really should [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Wyatt Vaa decided last fall to try make the art of pottery a little more macho. The Rogers senior created an angular, metallic-looking piece entitled “Sergeant,” and its panache and originality impressed judges at the National Scholastic Art Awards competition. Vaa received a Gold Award for the 15-inch-high piece, which [...]

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Four Rogers students have received Judges Choice Awards at the Section 5AA art competition, announced teacher Su Sebghati. Their works will be displayed May 14-18 at Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, with an award ceremony on May 18. They are: Renisa Thielges, sophomore, painting, “Mickey’s Diner,” gouache on paper Bobbi Jo Rennenberg, [...]

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The Rogers softball team cruised in their opener 9-0 over Chisago Lakes on Thursday in Lindstrom, led by Katelyn Kemmetmueller with a three-hit shutout and two RBI. Kemmetmueller, sophomore right-hander, struck out 10 and walked three. She was 2-for-4 with a double. Madi Anderson went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI in [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A Rogers woman has written a children’s book about autism. Barbara Paschke is the author of “I Am Nathan … I Have Autism,” which is about her grandson, Nathan. Autism affects one in 68 children in the United States, said Paschke, who spoke Tuesday at the Elk River Activity Center. [...]

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