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Elk River’s volleyball season ended with a quick 3-0 loss to North Branch, a team they beat early in the season, on Friday evening. The No. 2 seeded Vikings rolled 25-14, 25-19, 25-17 over the No. 7 Elks in the Section 7AAA second round in North Branch. The Vikings attack led by outside hitter Courtney [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A playoff opener between two volleyball teams unlikely to advance past the second round nonetheless had some intrigue on Thursday evening. It was a Spectrum team with an 18-7 record, but mostly against tiny schools, against a Zimmerman team that sputtered to a 5-21 mark, against a much stronger [...]

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The Rogers volleyball season ended with a five-game loss to Spring Lake Park in their Section 5AAA opener Tuesday evening. Spring Lake Park (15-9) prevailed 25-21, 18-25, 17-25, 25-22, 15-12. Rogers finished 13-16. Erica Folk made 18 kills and 22 digs for Rogers. Hannah Sjerven notched 15 kills and five solo blocks. Baylee Waldhoff delivered [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The second season has arrived for Elk River volleyball, and the Elks launched it nicely with a 25-13, 25-19, 25-20 win over Princeton at home Wednesday evening. “It’s the start of a new season. I’m so excited,” said Geneva Kachinske, senior outside hitter who led with 10 kills and [...]

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Elk River was seeded No. 7 among 12 teams in Section 7AAA volleyball after a 9-15 regular season. The Elks will host No. 10 Princeton (11-15) in the first round Wednesday, 7 p.m. Cambridge-Isanti (24-4) is the No. 1 seed. North Branch (17-5), a team the Elks beat 3-1 early in the season, is No. [...]

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Elk River lost its conference finale to Spring Lake Park in a close five-gamer at home Tuesday evening. The Panthers won 26-24, 16-25, 20-25, 25-17, 15-13. Sidney Wentland knocked down 18 kills with just three errors in the loss. Kennedy Strain had nine kills, Gina Honek seven and Abi Scheid five. Ellie Engstrom served 24-for-24 [...]

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The Spectrum volleyball teams wrapped up an 18-7 regular season by defeating Community of Peace 25-11, 25-15, 25-12. The seniors were honored along with the foreign exchange student members with words and gifts prior to the match from the juniors. “After tears and hugs, ┬áit was all business,” said coach Tex Cuabo. Senior Rachel Neiss [...]

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  Elk River volleyball lost in four games to the Anoka Tornadoes on Thursday evening. The Tornadoes prevailed 25-20, 23-25, 25-16, 25-15. Kennedy Strain had four ace blocks, eight kills and two aces for the Elks. Sidney Wentland led with 11 kills. The Elks (3-9 conference, 7-11 overall) will host Spring Lake Park on Tuesday.

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The Buffalo Bison pulled out two close games to defeat the Rogers Royals 18-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-23 on Tuesday evening. Erica Folk had 14 kills for the Royals and Hannah Sjerven and Victoria Taylor six each. Sjerven made four blocks. Folk served 17-for-18 with two aces and led with 15 digs. Baylee Waldhoff made 34 [...]

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