The Zimmerman Thunder almost pulled off a big upset but fell to St. Cloud Cathedral 42-41 at home on Tuesday evening. Cathedral, ranked No. 2 in Class 2A, took the lead on John Peschel’s layup with two minutes left, and that was the last basket of the game. Zimmerman missed a 10-foot jump shot and [...]
The Zimmerman Thunder were hot and cold on 3-point shooting as they beat Little Falls 60-53 on Friday and lost to Mora 60-52 on Monday. The Thunder shot 7-for-12 on 3-pointers against Little Falls as Tyler Theisen was 2-for-3, David Molinari 2-for04, Max McNulty 1-for-1, and Kristian Bright and Noah Lunning each 1-for-2. Bright sank [...]
The Zimmerman Thunder broke 80 for the second straight game and defeated the Milaca Wolves 82-43 at home Monday evening, extending their win streak to six. Senior guards led the rout as Lexi Funaro tallied 25 points and Kaitlyn Mason 16. Center Jami Schuster added 12. The Thunder, who won their previous game 81-41 [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River-Zimmerman will play in its seventh straight section championship game after pummeling Grand Rapids-Greenway 5-0 at home Saturday evening. The Elks (14-8-5), who scored on four of their first 10 shots against GRG, will take on Andover (15-9-3) for the Section 7AA crown on Thursday, probably at Fogarty [...]
The Zimmerman Thunder found it simpler to handle the Foley Falcons when the Falcons’ 6-foot-5 center wasn’t in the lineup. The Thunder won their fifth straight 81-41 over the Falcons at home Friday evening. In their previous meeting, the Thunder won 68-63. This time, Tara Dusharm was sidelined with a hip problem. “They are obviously [...]
by Nathan Warner Contributing writer Tuesday’s precinct caucuses were the first time Livonia and Zimmerman convened after the redistricting last year. The caucuses met in Zimmerman High School. DFL Caucus Representative Frank Scouten presided over a room of 5-6 people. “We had no candidates to vote on,” he said, “so we got out early, but [...]
• Corner bookstore in downtown Elk River closed Feb. 1 by Britt Aamodt Contributing Writer The email began, “Mike and I, the owners of Reading Frenzy, have made the difficult decision to close our bookstore.” Sheri Olson hit send and the email shot out to the thousands of people for whom the bookstore had become [...]
The Zimmerman Thunder beat the Little Falls Flyers 60-53 Friday evening. No data was available at this posting. The Thunder are 7-3 in the Granite Ridge and 10-12 overall. The Flyers fell to 4-7 and 8-12. Zimmerman will play at Chisago Lakes on Tuesday.