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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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Basketball: Dalbey to coach Zimmerman girls

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Lance Dalbey, formerly at Monticello, will be the new girls basketball coach at Zimmerman. Added to the ZHS staff as an English teacher, he succeeds Greg Heinecke, who resigned after two seasons, announced activities director Jaime … Continue reading

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Football: Three Royals, one Thunder set for state all-star football game

by Bruce Strand,  Sports editor Three Rogers football players and one from Zimmerman are happily back in action this week as members of the North squad for the state coaches association all-star game Saturday evening. “We’re having fun, for sure,” … Continue reading

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Wrapups: Zimmerman spring sports awards, leaders listed

  Zimmerman  baseball   Team record — 7-9 conference, 10-11 overall All-conference — senior Kameron Crandall (P-SS), junior Kyle Connelly (P-SS) … Honorable mention: seniors Christian Korlath (P-1B), Brandon Giese, (P-2B), junior Luke Schmit (LF) All-section — Crandall, Korlath Team … Continue reading

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Track: Thunder’s Giese, Ortberg both place 5th at state meet

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor It’s been an action-packed and high-achieving senior year for Brandon Giese, especially the spring season, and the Zimmerman athlete was able to end it on a good note at the state track meet. Giese long-jumped … Continue reading

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Track: Thunder’s Ortberg advances in 300H at state

Zimmerman sophomore Cassie Ortberg advanced to the finals in the 300 meter hurdles at the Class A state track meet Friday. Ortberg placed fifth in prelims with 45.86, with the top nine advancing. She also competed in 100 hurdles but … Continue reading

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Athlete of the week: Hannah Fordahl, Zimmerman, track: Bursts of energy

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Power and velocity generate considerable energy and Hannah Fordahl is blessed with a nice blend of both, along with fluid coordination and a keen mind. She parlayed those qualities into a productive sports career at … Continue reading

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Track: Elk, Thunder athletes set for state track meet

Elk River will compete in seven events in Class AA and Zimmerman in three events in Class A at the state high school track meets gets beginning Friday at Hamline. Elk River’s qualifiers are all girls. In prelims Friday will … Continue reading

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Golf: Thunder boys 7th at section to end first season

The Zimmerman boys golf team closed their inaugural season with a seventh-place finish among eight teams at Section 5AA Thursday at Fox Hollow. The Thunder shot 336 and had all six break 100 for the first time. Tommy Hannon shot … Continue reading

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Track: Thunder’s Lunning, Ortberg, Giese qualify for state

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Zimmerman junior Ethan Lunning was discus champion at the Section 5A track meet Wednesday, and he’ll be joined at the state meet by teammates Cassie Ortberg and Brandon Giese. Lunning threw a personal best and … Continue reading

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