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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   Branden Cecil delivered four points, including the game-winning goal, as the Rogers Royals clinched an outright conference championship with a 5-4 win over the Princeton Tigers at home Saturday. The Royals finished 11-1 in the Mississippi 8. Buffalo and Chisago Lakes each had three losses. They will take an [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   Julia Sporer and Andrew Benz are Rogers High School’s nominees for the Triple A awards given to seniors for achievement in athletics, arts and academics. Sporer was a four-year starter in tennis and had a 24-2 record in doubles this fall (with Rachel Dodd). Her arts activities are making [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   Three Rogers soccer players signed college letters of intent on Thursday but one of them picked football as his college sport. Isaac Aanerud, a three-time all-conference soccer player who also kicked 10 field goals for the football team the past two years, six from 40 or more yards, signed [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   Four Elk River-Rogers-Zimmerman skiers will compete in the state meet because they made the commitment and paid the price, said their coach, Kirsten Anderson. They are senior Joey Martin, who placed second at Section 4 on Thursday; senior Breck Hickman, who placed eighth; senior Brittney Dorn, who placed 10th; [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   The Rogers Royals wrestling team, after completing its first winning regular-season with a 16-5 record, have been voted the top seed for the Section 5AAA tournament coming up Saturday at Maple Grove. Rogers will wrestle at 10 a.m. against the winner of No. 8 Irondale vs. No. 9 Park [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   The Rogers Royals bounced back from their first conference loss with a 7-1 conquest of Cambridge-Isanti  on Saturday in Cambridge. Jason Roberge knocked in three goals, Nate Weber two, and Branden Cecil and Trent Fredrickson one each for the Royals (16-6-1). Cecil, Alexander Lorman, and Jacob Walker each assisted [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   The Rogers girls hockey team lost its regular-season finale to the Duluth Northern Stars 5-3 on Saturday in Duluth. Peatyn Levis notched two goals and Kaitlyn Braeidy had the other for Rogers (12-10-3). Coach Dale Sager said his team was a bit flat after the  long trip and didn’t [...]

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By Bruce Strand ECM-Sun Newspapers   The Rogers wrestlers had one champion, Tyler Eicher, along with two runners-up and two third-places, in the first-ever Mississippi 8 individuals tournament Friday at Monticello. The conference’s two Class 3A powers, No. 2 ranked St. Michael-Albertville and No. 5 Cambridge-Isanti, combined for eight of the 14 championships at Monticello. [...]

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