Zimmerman

Brooke Salo notched the lone goal of the game as the Zimmerman Thunder beat a section rival, Two Harbors, 1-0 at home Saturday. Salo, senior midfielder, scored in the 17th minute in a scramble at the net, after having her original shot blocked by a defender. It was her 12th goal of the season. Demie [...]

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  The only pass Zimmerman completed all night was a pivotal play as the Thunder prevailed in a defensive battle 16-8 over the Little Falls Flyers on Friday night. Taylor McEachern’s leaping catch of a Matt Dorso pass for a 22-yard touchdown with 7:20 left in the third quarter was the first score of the [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Elk River football team that will try stay unbeaten against Champlin Park at home Friday evening is leading the nation’s high schools in rushing, according to statistics kept by Max Preps. The Elks are averaging 527 yards per game on the ground after victories over Coon Rapids 47-0, Andover [...]

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  For the first time ever, the Zimmerman cross country program has a first-place finish. The Zimmerman girls won a five-team meet at Foley on Thursday and had the individual winner, too, in Cheresa Bouley. Coach Mike Back said it was the first time the Thunder have won a meet, although they’ve had some individual [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Three horses named Hope, Gallant and Jojo have found a happy ending to their sad stories. The three are rescue horses that were trained by women from Nowthen. They all competed last weekend in the Trainer’s Challenge of the Unwanted Horse in St. Paul, which was put on by the [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor The Zimmerman Thunder, needing a payback win against Little Falls to keep pace in a tight, three-way conference race, had to settle for a 1-1 tie at home on Tuesday. “We hoped to control our destiny, and now we need somebody to beat them (Little Falls),” said coach Jeff [...]

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  The Zimmerman Thunder made it a much more competitive game this time but lost to unbeaten Princeton 1-0 on the Tigers’ field Monday evening. Maggie Peterson scored the lone goal for the Tigers (9-0) in the 12th minute when she stole the ball and maneuvered around the goalie, Abbie Canton, for a wide-open shot. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Arts Editor Theater and music departments at Zimmerman and Rogers are hoping for a Nov. 4 verdict that would give them auditoriums to perform in for the first time. “We appreciate what we have and what we’ve been able to do,” said Jon Palashewski, Zimmerman’s play director, “but I can only [...]

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• Decision to stage units differenty created a flurry of uncertainty, distrust, officials say by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman-Livonia Fire District board, made up of elected officials from both places, met the night of Sept. 9 to address concerns and questions about mid-August changes made to the local ambulance service. North Memorial Ambulance Service [...]

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