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By Rachel Finkbeiner Elk River Star News When it comes to Rogers and St. Michael-Albertville and football, the win always goes down to the wire. This time the final minutes were not in the Royals’ favor as STMA ended their seven-game win streak 22-21 in a conference championship game Wednesday evening. “Every single game seems […]

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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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The Rogers Royals outlasted Nevis 25-22, 18-25, 25-18, 25-20 at home Saturday. Hannah Sjerven and Erica Folk knocked down 14 kills each for the Royals (11-9). Victoria Taylor served 12-for-12 with three aces. Baylee Waldhoff made 19 digs and 28 assists. Rogers was to host Buffalo on Tuesday.

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals are seeded first the Elk River Elks are seeded third in the Section 8AA girls soccer tournament. Pairings Thursday at No. St. Cloud Tech (3-12-2) at Rogers (13-3), No. 5 Brainerd (12-3-1) at No. 4 Moorhead (6-6-4), No. 7 Bemidji (7-6-2) at No. 2 St. […]

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