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The Spectrum Sting defeated Brooklyn Center 4-1 in their homecoming week soccer game on Tuesday. Scoring two goals each were sophomore Olivia Rice and eighth-grader Emily O’Connell. A good defensive effort was directed by Anna McGlone, with Brynne Walk and Maddie Bursch flanking her and Aly Kraus in goal. The Sting will play at Columbia [...]

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Hailey Artman scored the first two goals and the Zimmerman Thunder went on to defeat Mesabi East 6-0 at home on Saturday. After Artman scored in the 8th and 21st minutes, she assisted on a goal by Katie Jacob in the 30th minute. Following were goals by Brooke Salo in the 33rd minute, Abbie Canton [...]

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  The Spectrum Sting got the first goal of the game but lost to Metro United 4-1 at home on Thursday. Eighth-grader Emily O’Connell drilled a shot from 30 yards that went over the head of the leaping goalkeeper. Metro United, a team of home-schooled students, took control the rest of the way. “While we [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder lost a conference game to Little Falls 3-0 on Thursday on the Flyers’ field. “Very even game, but they finished and we didn’t,” said Thunder coach Jeff Downing, adding that they lost one of their leaders, Maddie Jacob, for a red card with 25 minutes left. Zimmerman (4-2) will host Hope Academy [...]

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The Elk River soccer teams had a long night at Centennial High School on Tuesday, as the boys and girls both lost to the Cougars 5-0. The Elk girls are 1-4 and the boys are 2-3. Next will be Coon Rapids there Thursday, boys at 5 p.m. and girls at 7 p.m.

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On the day school opened, the Zimmerman soccer team had to wait more than an hour for the bus to arrive to take them to Collegeville on Tuesday afternoon. “A first day of school transportation glitch did not knock us off the road to victory,” coach Jeff Downing reported. The Thunder beat St. John’s Prep [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Brooke Salo is best described as an “energizer” on the soccer field, and not only because she’s Zimmerman’s all-time leader in goals. “Brooke has a super positive attitude. She picks everyone up,” said coach Jeff Downing. “She is an energizer for the team. She has played every position on the [...]

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The Spectrum soccer team lost to Fridley 3-0 on Thursday. The Tigers gave the Sting trouble with shots from long distances. The Sting (1-2) will play at Glencoe-Silver Lake on Tuesday.

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Spectrum soccer was edged by Mayer Lutheran 2-1 Tuesday evening at Mayer. Danielle Hennies scored on a free kick outside the box early in the game. Defensively, Anna McGlone, Maddie Bursch, and Brynne Walk played the full 80 minutes, and senior Jess Kraus ran tirelessly on the wing, said coach Nicki Luehrs. The Sting (1-) [...]

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