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Cross country: Elk girls 5th, boys incomplete in opener at Apollo

Elk River cross country split up its squad for the season-opening St. Cloud Apollo Invitational on Tuesday, with the varsity girls placing fifth among nine teams and the boys running incomplete. “In order for our younger kids to build confidence … Continue reading

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WWII vets from Rogers, Princeton raised flag at Twins game

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor World War II veterans Ken Newcomb of Rogers and Roy Howard of Princeton were the flag-raisers Saturday at the Twins game against Detroit. The Twins enlist current or former soldiers to take part in the … Continue reading

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Soccer: Rogers girls down Totino-Grace 2-1

Cassy Stutelberg and Gabby Moter scored the goals as the Rogers Royals nipped Totino-Grace 2-1 on Tuesday at home. Goalie Jacqueline Zoubek stopped 10 of 11 shots. The Royals (2-1) will play at Princeton on Thursday, 4:30 p.m.

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Soccer: Sting girls lose to Rockford

The Spectrum-PACT girls soccer team lost 8-0 to the Rockford Rockets on Monday in their first road game, missing several players with injury. The Sting (0-3) will host Big Lake on Thursday.

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Swimming: Elks lose opener to Stillwater

Longtime state swimming power Stillwater has been opening every season for several years with a lopsided win over Elk River, and 2011 is no different. The Ponies won 100-78 at Elk River on Tuesday evening, won 10 of 12 events, … Continue reading

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Volleyball: Elks ace their way to 3-0 win over Hornets in opener

by ¬†Bruce Strand, Sports editor A smallish Elk River volleyball team is counting on powerful serving to help them win a few matches this season. The Elks had that weapon going in a season-opening 25-20, 25-9, 25-18 win over Big … Continue reading

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Soccer: Blaine stymies Elk girls 1-0

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s girls soccer team is still looking for its first goal of the season after losing to Blaine 1-0 at home Tuesday evening, falling to 0-3. “We had some chances late in the game, … Continue reading

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Soccer: Blaine downs Elk boys 2-1 on breakaway goal

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A breakaway goal by a speedy Blaine forward settled the issue as the Bengals tipped the Elk River Elks 2-1 on Thursday evening in Elk River. After 60 scoreless minutes, the Bengals got on the … Continue reading

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Volleyball: Royals roll 3-0 over Zimmerman

The Rogers Royals blanked the Zimmerman Thunder 25-16, 25-7, 25-22 on Tuesday evening in Zimmerman. Bre Westberg notched¬† seven kills, and Jordyn Motter and Stephanie Gellerman had six each. Joelle Stangler served 10-for-10 with three aces. Maddie Schaefer made 11 … Continue reading

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Soccer: Totino-Grace edges Rogers boys 2-1

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Soccer balls are slippery when wet, like most smooth objects, a fact that proved costly to the Rogers boys in a 2-1 loss to the Totino-Grace Eagles at home Tuesday evening. “The ball was wet … Continue reading

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