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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Buffalo Bison pulled out two close games to defeat the Rogers Royals 18-25, 25-17, 26-24, 25-23 on Tuesday evening. Erica Folk had 14 kills for the Royals and Hannah Sjerven and Victoria Taylor six each. Sjerven made four blocks. Folk served 17-for-18 with two aces and [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers tennis team picked up its 20th victory to open playoffs but were edged out by Blaine 4-3 in the second round of Section 5AA Oct. 6. With their No. 1 singles player Kaylie Conlin injured and another starter, Emily Spaniol, sick, the Royals lost all [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The play that best describes Gunnar Bloom, his coach says, was a long run against Elk River in an afternoon playoff game last year where the tailback added sunlight to his long list of tools. “A defender had an angle on him and was going to catch him [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals, who eked out a 1-0 win over St. Michael-Albertville Sept. 30 despite being badly outshot, now need to beat the Knights again, with much more on the line. The Royals (15-3) and Knights (15-3) were to duel for a state trip in the Section 8AA [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers football team can now turn their full attention to their next Big Game against St. Michael-Albertville, an event which often occurs twice a year. The Royals crushed Big Lake 62-7 in a non-conference match Friday night, improving to 7-0. They rushed for 458 yards. Adam Heyer [...]

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Maple Grove having its best season in recent memory did not faze the Osseo Orioles. Losing key players during the game didn’t slow down the Orioles either. “We had injuries everywhere,” Orioles coach Derrin Lamker said. “Every second-teamer stepped up and had their chances. It’s a testament to my assistant coaches getting those guys in [...]

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When every point counts and every swimmer matters, the definition of team truly means something. Last Saturday the Crimson girls came together to reclaim their title of true team champions. The team had finished second at this meet in 2013 to St. Michael-Albertville by 10 points and wanted to earn the title back. Hosted by [...]

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Osseo High School wrestling great Jim Martinez and his family will be inducted into the Alan & Gloria Rice Greco-Roman Hall of Champions in October in Minneapolis. Martinez, who won a state championship at Osseo, earned All-American honor as a University of Minnesota Gopher and won a bronze medal at the 1984 Olympics Games and [...]

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