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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Elk River girls cross country started the season with a conspicuous void in the lineup and the Elks finished back in the pack their first six meets. However, the Elks were able to bask in the glow of a first-place finish Thursday, in a meet they co-hosted with [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals have a trick pass play that they usually can’t complete even in practice, but they tried it in a game Friday night. It worked like a charm, despite quite unfavorable atmospheric conditions, on the way to a 42-12 win over Monticello at home. With a [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Anoka Toradoes are the top seed for the Section 8AA boys soccer tournament, with Rogers fifth and Elk River sixth. Pairings Thursday are No. 8 Brainerd (4-11-1) at Anoka (9-6-1), No. 5 Rogers (10-6) at No. 4 Buffalo (10-5-1), No. 7 St. Michael-Albertville (3-12-1) at No. [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News In a cross country meet that’s largely a neighborhood get-together for Dist. 728 schools, the Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman boys, combined, had the top 10 runners Thursday at Fox Hollow. Among eight teams, Elk River was the runaway winner with 23 points and Rogers was second with [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers volleyball team has a pair of talented, all-around veteran players, but one of them has been sidelined lately. The Royals, led by senior Erika Folk with 12 kills, 26 digs, and two aces, turned back St. Francis 25-20, 23-25, 25-22, 25-18 at home Thursday evening. Watching [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers Royals picked up their 18th win and held second place in the conference with a 4-3 triumph over Cambridge-Isanti Sept. 25. The Royals, 7-1 in the Mississippi 8 Conference, and 18-6 overall, will close conference play hosting Chisago Lakes on Tuesday. They will start Section [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   Rogers Royals girls soccer is ready for a big final week of Mississippi 8 Conference play after defeating North Branch 4-2 on Thursday evening in North Branch. The Royals and St. Michael-Albertville are each 7-0 and will clash on Tuesday in Rogers. Meanwhile, Princeton is 6-1 after [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   A punt return for a touchdown helped the Rogers Royals take control early as they went on to defeat Cambridge-Isanti 42-6 on Friday evening in Cambridge. Gunnar Bloom field a punt on his 46 and rambled 54 yards to the end zone, opening up a 14-0 lead. [...]

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