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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River swimmers will bring home medals in two events, and will score in six events, after tonight’s state finals, following a good showing in preliminaries Thursday and Friday. “Definitely. We’ve got both relays in the top 16 coming back tom...Read More
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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Nick Kopp is not just a big brother of two other Elk River swimmers; he serves in that capacity for this whole championship team, as a six-year veteran, standout performer and respected leader. “The kids vote on the captains,” coach Denise Green said. “It’s not...Read More
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  by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor Alex Kopp was a husky 12-year-old taking Red Cross swimming lessons eight years ago when the instructor, an Elk senior swimmer, did some recruiting. “He told me, you’re a good swimmer, so why not see what you can do in competition,” Alex said. He can’t r...Read More
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  The Elk River swimmers, with their best chance at a state true-team trip in several years, placed third in the Section 7AA meet Saturday. St. Cloud Tech, the host school, earned the state berth with 1410 points, followed by St. Michael-Albertville 1321.5, Elk River 1280.5, Brainerd 1194.5, Bu...Read More
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  The unbeaten Elk River swimmers mixed up their lineup and cruised to a 98-83 win over Osseo at home Tuesday evening, winning 10 of 12 events. “We had fun swimming the guys in different events tonight,” said coach Denise Green. “Our goal is to have everyone swim every event a...Read More
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