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The Rogers Royals season ended with a 79-53 loss to the Buffalo Bison on Tuesday evening in the first round of Section 8AAAA at Buffalo. The Bison (21-6) scored the last 19 points of the first half to turn a 23-21 lead into 42-21. Collin Olscheid, 6-5 senior forward, scored 20 points in the first [...]

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The Elk River boys basketball team is seeded third in Section 8AAAA and will host No. 7 Brainerd in the first round Tuesday at 7 p.m. Rogers was seeded seventh and will play at Buffalo. When the Elks (15-10) and Warriors (14-11) duel, it will be a rematch of last year’s section championship game, won [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers Royals wrestling team just missed qualifying for the state team tournament on Feb. 15 but felt a lot better a week later by landing seven individuals in the big show. “It feels great to have seven going,” said junior Jake Owens, one of four Royals winning Section [...]

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The Rogers Royal hockey season ended with a first-round loss to Anoka, 4-2, in the Section 5AA tournament Saturday in Champlin. Travis Mashuga led the Tornadoes (13-12-1), scoring the first and last goals and assisting on another. Gavin Pott gave Anoka 2-1 lead by scoring with four seconds left in the second period, and Alec [...]

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The Beach Boys had a hit song called “Be True to Your School” in that bygone era known as the 1960s, a sentiment that seems quaint sometimes during this current era of kids leaving their schools via open enrollment or, in hockey, to play juniors. Three departed hockey players have been on a lot of [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Anyone venturing into the lane against the Rogers girls basketball team has to deal with Lindsay Dorr, the Royals imposing center who probably ought to be wearing goalie pads for as many shots as she blocks. The long-limbed, 6-foot-2 senior is pulls down 10 to 15 rebounds per game and [...]

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  Artists from Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman are among the award winners in the North Hennepin Community College’s annual High School Awards program. Students involved were recognized at a ceremony Thursday evening at NHCC.  The local students are: •Nikita Skorykh, Elk River senior, for a ceramics, Naked Raku. •Jennifer Eggen, Rogers senior, for pen [...]

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