Zimmerman girls soccer

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor An upbeat Zimmerman Thunder soccer season ended too quickly with a 6-3 loss to the Esko Eskomos at home on Thursday. “The girls grew so much this season, it is just a real disappointment to realize it is over,” said coach Jeff Downing. Brooke Salo scored twice on penalty kicks [...]

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    by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Zimmerman Thunder capped off a late-season surge in conference play by defeating Little Falls 2-1 at home on Tuesday evening. Goals by Maddie Jacob and Camilla Johansson and continued stout defense extended the Thunder’s unbeaten string to six (five wins and a tie), a record for the [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder have a five-game unbeaten streak after defeating Becker 5-0 there on Thursday. Brooke Salo scored twice, the second assisted by Anna Rademacher. Also scoring were Jamie Pensinger unassisted, Hailey Artmann unassisted, and Amanda Sahr, assisted by Lexi Lowe. The Thunder are 4-0-1 in the last five games, improving to 3-1-2 in the [...]

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It was a beautiful evening for a soccer game, commented Zimmerman coach Jeff Downing, adding, “We hope this weather holds up for a more more weeks!” The result of the match was lovely, too, as the Thunder battled first-place St. Cloud Cathedral to a 2-2 draw at home Tuesday, extending their unbeaten streak to four [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder have a three-game win streak, all on the road, after clipping Eveleth-Gilbert 2-0 on the Iron Range on Saturday. Jamie Pensinger scored in the 22nd minute, unassisted, and Cami Bond made it 2-0 in the 69th minute, assisted by Amanda Sahr. Coach Jeff Downing said the team played pretty well but need [...]

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Maddie Jacob delivered the first and last goals of the match as the Zimmerman Thunder won 4-0 at St. John’s Prep on Thursday. “Getting injured players back has allowed us to bring Maddie up from the back,” said Thunder coach Jeff Downing. “Her impact has been positive already and as she settles in to this [...]

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Amanda Sahr scored the tying and clinching goals as the Zimmerman Thunder rallied from a 2-0 deficit with a four-goal rally to defeat Big Lake 4-2 there on Tuesday. Jamie Pensinger and Abbie Canton also scored for the Thunder and Camilla Johansson made two assists in their first Granite Ridge Conference win. They are 1-3-1 [...]

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The Princeton Tigers broke up a scoreless game with two late goals and handed the Zimmerman Thunder a 2-0 loss on Monday evening, under the lights in the Tigers new stadium. In the 70th minute, eighth-grader Lydia Arens was in the right spot to put home a loose ball from close range. In the 71st [...]

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