Team awards and leaders for Spectrum fall sports have been announced, including MVP honors for Ben Maki in football, Meghan Hayes in volleyball, and Kayla Zimmerman and Becca Peterson on the girls cross country team that placed eighth in the state. quarterback Ben Maki was named MVP of the Spectrum football team while sophomore Shane [...]
Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) members are two weeks away from revisiting a vote on a $17 million state-of-the-art field complex in Monticello. MYSA is the governing body for all youth soccer in the state of Minnesota. The organization serves more than 70,000 soccer players and 140 member clubs. The organization’s general membership will vote [...]
The Spectrum soccer team lost to North Lakes Academy 6-3 on Saturday. Scoring for the Sting were Maddie Bursch, Taylor Benson and Belle Meyer. The Sting (1-8) will play at St. Croix Lutheran on Monday.
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Danielle Hennies had the distinction of being the first athlete to register a point on the new scoreboard at the new Spectrum Sports Complex on Tuesday. Not that she or her teammates dwelled upon who’d be the first. “No, we were just set on getting a win, and a [...]
STING FOOTBALL Coach — Seth Mills … Assistants Sean Ryther, Kurt Remick, Adam Griffith Last year — 2-6 overall Backs, receivers —Ben Maki (jr QB-S), Tristen Rosby (sr QB-CB), Shane Herrlin (so RB-LB), Thomas Ogren (so RB-LB), Erik Hansen (sr RB-CB), Spencer Maas (fr RB-LB-P), Ryan Pribnow (so RB-S), Martin Mayer (jr WR), Josiah [...]
by Rachel Finkbeiner Special to the Star News Last November Elk River lost a very spirited and talented soccer player, Kelsey Daulton, 19. But this August, her family wants her memory and mission to live on by helping the community with a Forever Young Fun Run 5K run/walk. The purpose of the run is to [...]
by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing writer Dozens of young soccer players finally got to use their hands when they helped dig the first shovelfuls of dirt at a groundbreaking ceremony for three new soccer fields in Otsego. “It was awesome,” said Otsego Mayor Jessica Stockamp of the groundbreaking event. “The grading is done. The whole thing [...]
STING VOLLEYBALL Maddie Hayes, sophomore middle hitter, was named team MVP for the Sting. Record —7-8 overall (not in conference) Team awards — MVP: Maddie Hayes (so MH) … Most improved: Andrea Boe (so OH) … Spirit award: Ronni Selley (sr) Team leaders — Kills; Jasmine Nelson 60, Sophie Herrling 38 … Aces: Rachel Neiss [...]