Rogers

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Joel Wesloh was hired was Rogers girls hockey coach last week, and he said his first message to his players was this: “I’m not going anywhere.” Wesloh, a Rogers Middle School physical education teacher who’s been an Elk assistant since 1998, will be the Royals’ sixth coach in 12 years. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor Theater and music departments at Zimmerman and Rogers are hoping for a Nov. 4 verdict that would give them auditoriums to perform in for the first time. “We appreciate what we have and what we’ve been able to do,” said Jon Palashewski, Zimmerman’s play director, “but I can only [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor There’s a Big Three in the Mississippi 8 Conference and two of them tangled in Rogers on Friday night. The game lived up to all the anticipation. The Royals, with Gunnar Bloom scoring five touchdowns, held off explosive St. Francis 45-40, after taking a 24-point lead into the final [...]

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The Rogers boys placed 10th and the girls 16th in the 20-school Lakeville North Invitational on Thursday. White Bear Lake was boys team champion and Woodbury’s Nick Wareham was first individually with 15:42. Edina was girls champion and Eagan’s Anna Van Wyk was first individually with 14:08. Tyler Bethke led Rogers boys, placing eighth in [...]

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The Rogers Royals posted their fifth straight win, and fourth shutout in that span, handing St. Francis a 2-0 loss on Thursday on the Saints’ field. The Royals (3-0 conference, 6-1 overall) have allowed just one goal in the win streak. The defensive corps includes Abby Gearou, Macy Peterson, Allison Teasdale, Claire Swan, and goalie [...]

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The Rogers Royals remained one of two teams unbeaten in the Misssissippi 8 by defeating St. Francis 3-0 at home on Thursday. “We had a lot of good passing today, and an overall solid game,” said coach Chris Miller. Austin Nizik notched the first goal, and Trevor Klink the other two, as the Royals improved [...]

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  The Rogers Royals, fresh from winning the Spring Lake Park tournament on Saturday, lost a very close five-game match to Mounds View on Monday evening at home. Four of five sets went overtime as the Mustangs edged the Royals 24-26, 26-24, 27-25, 16-25, 16-14. For the Royals, Erica Folk led with 17 kills, 31 [...]

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Rogers goalie Lydia Hubert-Peterson stopped three penalty kicks as the Rogers Royals won their fourth straight game, 2-1 over the Monticello Magic at home on Tuesday evening. Miranda Anderson and Jenna Breseman had the goals as the Royals improved to 2-0 in the Mississippi 8 and 5-1 overall. The Royals had shut out their last [...]

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The Rogers Royals are 3-0 in conference after fending off the Monticello Magic 2-1 on Tuesday in Monticello. “We are having a good season so far,” said coach Chris Miller. “We have a some tough games coming up.” Trevor Klink and Mitch Steeves continued to work well together, getting the Royals on the board in [...]

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