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Elk River’s state swimming delegation will include a returning all-state diver, Andrew Bronshteyn, along with Spencer Hlavacheck competing in three events. Bronshteyn, a junior who placed fifth at state last year, repeated as Section 8AA champion with a 418.55 score at St. Cloud Tech on Saturday. Hlavachek, a sophomore, won the 50 freestyle in 22.55 [...]

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A fatigued Elk River swim team lost its regular-season finale to Monticello 94-92 there Monday evening and looks forward to resting up and re-focusing on sectionals. The Elks trailed by 16 after the 500 freestyle and pulled even with the Magic heading into the final event, the 400 freestyle. But the Magic won that event. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Their final home meet was a season highlight for the Elk River swimmers as they defeated Andover 96-84 —in what coach Denise Green called a “huge upset” —and collected the reward: third place in the conference, Thursday evening. “We had a great meet tonight, and a true team effort,” [...]

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The Elk River swimmers defeated Armstrong 99-81 at home Wednesday evening, squaring their dual meet record at 2-2-1. The win earned them a berth against Andover at home Thursday evening in g match of the third-place teams in their respective divisions of the NWSC. The Elks are in the midst of three dual meets in [...]

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The Elk River swimmers were champions of the Cambridge-Isanti Invitational on Saturday, winning three events and scoring consistently in all 12 events. “We had a great team effort and some awesome swims from our young team members,” assessed coach Denise Green. “We had only one swim that didn’t place in the top 16, and we [...]

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The Elk River swimmers placed fourth in their true-team sectional Saturday while split into three squads. The Rogers and Zimmerman portions of the team placed seventh and eighth in an eight-school meet. “This was the best meet we swam all season,” assessed coach Denise Green. “We had many best times set, and by several seconds [...]

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  Elk River posted its first dual meet 96-73 over Coon Rapids at home on Tuesday evening. The Elks won 11 of 12 events and their points the last four events were not counted. The Elks are 1-2-1. 200 medley relay — (1) Elks: Jake Kohorst, Nick Kopp, Ben Kopp, Christopher Thorndahl 1:47.99 (2) Elks [...]

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Andrew Bronshteyn and Spencer Hlavachek had Elk River’s only first-places as the Elks lost to perennial NWSC power Maple Grove 94-84 there Thursday evening. Bronshteyn won diving and Hlavachek took 100 freestyle. Maple Grove had the other 10 firsts, with the last two not counted in the score. “We had some good swims against Maple [...]

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