The Rogers volleyball season ended with a first-round loss to Maple Lake in sectionals 25-22, 25-12, 28-26, 25-21 on Tuesday evening. The Royals finished 12-17. Lauren Bright had 14 kills and Kayla Crane 13 for Maple Lake (18-9).
By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Holly Sutton, the former Elk River athlete who has coached Rogers girls soccer for four seasons, got a nice honor at the pre-state tournament banquet on Oct. 20. Sutton was named Class AA girls coach of the year by her peers. Sutton coached Rogers to a 24-0, [...]
Rogers senior Reed Parent turned in the best run of his career to place second in Section 5AA on Thursday and qualify for his third state meet. Parent broke his personal record by nine seconds and dipped under the 16 mark for the first time with 15:58.6 on the Anoka High School course. He trailed [...]
by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News This time, the Rogers Royals were ready for anything Elk River tried. The unbeaten, top-seeded Royals thrashed the Elks 52-14 in the Section 6-5A semifinals Saturday afternoon, with Gunnar Bloom running for 240 yards and four touchdowns, and Nate Weber for 106 more and three touchdowns. The [...]
Rogers seniors Julia Sporer and Rachel Dodd won their first 24 matches together this year, but were not quite able to add a 25th win that would have put them in the state tennis tournament. Sporer and Dodd, seeded second, won their Section 5AA semifinal match over Champlin Park’s Jessica Kelly and Emily Sjostrom 6-0, [...]