Sports

BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The leaders of the pack for the Rockford boys and girls cross country teams at last week’s Rocket Run invitational at Shamrock golf course in Corcoran were newcomers to the sport. Running in their first varsity race, both Austin Hubbs and Grace Clark ran very well to lead their [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The start of Rockford’s home football game against Holdingford Friday brought back memories of last year’s 42-0 blowout by the two-time defending Central Minnesota Conference champions. On the second play Holdingford ran for a 55-yard touchdown. The Rockets responded by driving down to the 4-yard-line, but the play was [...]

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Rockford sports notes BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford volleyball is on the upswing despite the 1-7 early season record. After starting the season with defeats against St. Anthony Village 3-0, Breck 3-1 and Zimmerman 3-1, Rockford defeated Fridley 3-0 last week, followed by a competitive 3-1 loss to Holdingford and three more narrow [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers boys placed second and the girls ninth in a nine-school Monticello meet on Thursday. St. Michael-Albertville swept the team and individual titles. The Knight boys placed first by a wide margin and had the individual winner in Chase Cayo (16:20). For the Royals, Tyler Bethke placed [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals split a pair of non-conference games, beating St. Cloud Tech 3-2 at home Saturday, Sept. 6, and losing to Waconia 4-2 there Monday, Sept. 8. Against Tech, a section rival, the Royals led 2-0 at halftime on goals by Trevor Klink (Mitch Steeves assisting) and [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals dominated the ball throughout and defeated St. Cloud Tech 3-0 on Saturday in St. Cloud. “I am happy with how our team performed,” said coach Aaron Lindquist, “because we are translating ideas we are working on in practice, before games and at halftimes, to the [...]

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Crow River News Sports The Knights suffered an overtime loss against East Ridge on the road. The girls played well against a very good team, head coach Megan Johnson said. Monticello was next on the schedule for the Knights, and STMA came out swinging. The Knights scored three goals in the first half and established [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals, facing a Buffalo squad whose new coach is a former Vikings quarterback, were able to contain the Bison air game while hitting some key passes of their own Friday night. The result was a 34-7 win by the Royals. Todd Bouman, former Russell-Tyler-Ruthton and St. [...]

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