tennis

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s quest to return to the state tournament after a one-year absence was derailed by Duluth East, for the second straight year, 4-3 on Saturday on the ERHS courts. The Elks finished 16-6 with the Section 7AA semifinal defeat. Duluth East, which beat the Elks in the finals [...]

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The Rogers tennis team picked up its 20th victory to open playoffs last Thursday but were edged out by Blaine 4-3 in the second round of Section 5AA on Monday. With their No. 1 singles player Kaylie Conlin injured and another starter, Emily Spaniol, sick, the Royals lost all four singles while winning all three [...]

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  Elk River picked up a 7-0 win over North Branch in their Section 8AA opener at home Monday. The Elks (15-5) will host Forest Lake in the second round on Tuesday at 4 p.m.   Elk River 7, North Branch 0 Singles (1) Meagan Brown, ER, def Britta Anderson 6-1, 6-0 (2) Jen Koehler, [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor It’s one championship down, and one to go, for the Elk River tennis team. The Elks capped a 13-0 run through the Northwest Suburban Conference with a 6-1 conquest of Robbinsdale Armstrong at home Tuesday. The Falcons (11-2) could have tied for first with a win. “We won it [...]

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The conference champion Elk River tennis teamĀ  lost to a pair of strong non-conference opponents, Wayzata 5-2 on Saturday and St. Cloud Tech 6-1 on Monday, both on the road. The Elks are 13-6 overall and 12-0 in the Northwest Suburban Conference. They will host Armstrong in the conference final on Tuesday. Armstrong has just [...]

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The Rogers Royals picked up their 18th win and held second place in the conference with a 4-3 triumph over Cambridge-Isanti on Thursday. The Royals, 7-1 in the Mississippi 8 Conference, and 18-6 overall, will close conference play hosting Chisago Lakes on Tuesday. They will start Section 5AA on Wednesday. Coach Debbie Conley estimated that [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Rogers tennis team has a 17-6 record after beating St. Michael-Albertville 7-0, Annandale 5-2 and Buffalo 6-1 in the past week. The Royals are 6-1 in conference, with a 7-0 loss to Princeton on Sept. 9. Princeton is 18-1 overall and 7-0 in the Mississippi 8. The Royals had [...]

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Elk River tennis clinched at least a share of the conference title with a 4-3 victory over Totino-Grace on Tuesday in Fridley. It was the second straight match where the Elks swept singles easily while losing the doubles points. They beat Centennial 4-3 on Thursday. Against Totino-Grace, eighth-grader Sydney Reiner filled in for Rebedah Morrison, [...]

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