tennis

The Princeton Tigers handed Elk River tennis its first loss Tuesday as the Elks split a pair of matches against section rivals. The Elks (5-1) beat Forest Lake 7-0 before falling to Princeton 4-3, on Princeton’s courts. Princeton’s No. 1 player, Mary Claire Mayerchak, a state qualifier last year, was stationed at No. 1 doubles, [...]

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The Elk River tennis squad picked up its fourth morning win in three days Thursday, defeating the Irondale Knights 6-1 in Robbinsdale. The Elks (4-0) will scrimmage at Minnetonka on Monday, and will take on section rivals Princeton and Forest Lake on Tuesday at Princeton. Singles (1) Meagan Brown, ER, def Hannah Norlinger 6-1, 6-1 [...]

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  The Elk River tennis team picked up a pair of 7-0 wins on the road Wednesday morning. The Elks (3-0) won at Osseo in an 8:30 a.m. match, and at Park Center in an 11:30 a.m. match that lasted only 40 minutes. The singles lineup for each were Meagan Brown, Jen Koehler, Lauren Brayden, [...]

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The Rogers Royals tennis team has won five of six matches as they embark on a busy schedule prior to the start of school. The Royals won three matches at Coon Rapids on Saturday, 7-0 over Hibbing, 5-2 over Coon Rapids and 5-2 over Cretin-Derham Hall. The Royals journeyed to Litchfield on Wednesday, where they [...]

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Elk River’s first sports event of the 2014-15 school year was a victory by the tennis team on Tuesday morning. The Elks, defending co-champion in the Northwest Suburban Conference, beat the Champlin Park Rebels 5-2 in Champlin. The Elks swept the singles points while Erin Hannegraaf and Dani Dokken pulled out a 7-5 third set [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Lexi Yeado, who won 148 tennis matches for the only school in Minnesota with the nickname “Elks,” was recently named girls tennis assistant coach in Burleson, Texas. Guess what their nickname is. “They called me and told me to stop interviewing,” said Yeado, who was hired as an English teacher, [...]

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  A college coach and an eighth-grader captured singles championships in the Elk River Open tennis tournament Saturday in Elk River. Scott Larsen, College of St. Benedict coach, beat Mitchel Brandell of Elk River 6-0, 6-2 in the finals of the Men’s Open division, which had 16 entrants. Kelsey Dorr, entering eighth grade at Princeton, [...]

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  Emily Brandt, who will be a conference rival of Elk River’s when her Irondale team joins the Elks’ conference this fall, is already making a good impression at the ERHS courts. Brandt repeated as singles champion when Elk River hosted a Northwest Suburban Conference summer tournament Tuesday. A junior-to-be who made all-conference player last [...]

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