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Elk River will have a singles and doubles entrant in the state tennis tournament, along with the full team that had already qualified. Josh Gearou placed second in singles in Section 7AA while his twin Sam Gearou teamed with Nathan Chanthamontry and won the doubles title. The Elks (25-3) will play in team competition Tuesday [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor What better way to celebrate yet another state trip than taking a selfie with everybody showing a grin as wide as a tennis net? That’s how the Elk River Elks capped off the Section 7AA team tournament Monday after beating Forest Lake and Chisago Lakes to capture their ninth [...]

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  Elk River tennis started its bid for a ninth consecutive state tournament appearance by defeating the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets 7-0 at home Wednesday. The Elks, who had a first-round bye, advance to the Section 7AA team tournament in Princeton on Monday, beginning 11 a.m. In the semifinals, the Elks (23-3) face Forest Lake (6-9) while [...]

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Elk River tennis closed its first non-championship Northwest Suburban Conference season since 2006 with a 6-1 win over the Anoka Tornadoes on Friday in Anoka. The Elks finished 9-1 in the NWSC, a day after Maple Grove ended their 78-match win streak in conference 5-2. “It would have been sweet to win the conference title [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Maple Grove Crimson have halted Elk River’s monumental 78-match win streak in Northwest Suburban Conference tennis. Nothing flukey about it, either. The No. 2 ranked Crimson rolled 5-2 over the No. 4 Elks with all straight-set wins Wednesday at the Daytona indoor courts. They will end the Elks’ [...]

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Elk River heads into its most intriguing conference match in several years after rolling past Centennial 6-1 on Tuesday in Circle Pines. The Elks, who’ve won 78 straight Northwest Suburban matches, face Maple Grove on the Crimson’s courts on Thursday. The Elks conference win streak includes seven against Maple Grove, but the Crimson won their [...]

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The Buffalo Bison won three of four three-set matches and scuttled the Rogers Royals 5-2 on Tuesday in Rogers. Jonah Larson was the lone Royal to prevail in a third set, 7-6 at No. 1 singles. Rogers, 3-3 in the Mississippi 8 and 7-6 overall, will host Park Center on Wednesday. Buffalo 5, Rogers 2 [...]

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