Samantha Geissler

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk girls hockey team brought home the fifth-place trophy from the state tournament Saturday, boosted by an almost-forfotten former star player.   Samantha Geissler started her second straight consolation-bracket game in the nets and once again gave her team an excellent chance to win, which they did.   Cassi […]

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Scoring all three goals in the last 11 minutes, Elk River-Zimmerman stayed alive in the state girls hockey tournament with a 3-0 win over North Wright County on Friday.   It was 0-0 until senior forward Danielle Esperum scored on a power play 6:07 into the third period, in a scramble at the net, assisted […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Jonna Curtis scored four goals, including one with two seconds left to force overtime, but the Elk River skaters lost to North Metro 5-4  in their conference finale Monday evening. The Elks finished NWSC play 11-7 in fifth place. They’ll take a 17-8 record into Section 7AA play as the […]

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The Anoka Tornadoes nipped Elk River 3-2 for the second time this season, scoring the final two goals, on Tuesday evening at Elk River Arena. The Elks twice had a one-goal lead, on goals by Chelsey Petrich in the first period (assists by Emily Heid and Meagan Orrock) and by Cassi Schreckenghaust in the third […]

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