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by Bruce Strand  Elk River Star News Jenna Breseman scored both goals and the Rogers defense posted another shutout as the surging Royals defeated Elk River 2-0 at home Saturday. “We have been working hard and giving it our all,” said Breseman about her team’s eight-game win streak. “The defense has done a wonderful job.” [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Royals, ranked No. 3 in Class 5A by the Associated Press and No. 5 by Max Preps, rushed for 528 yards against the winless Greyhounds. Gunnar Bloom got 109 yards on just six carries, scoring on 38- and 27-yard runs and on a 27-yard pass. Andy Borchardt [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals scored the first two goals and held off the Elk River Elks 2-1 in their annual neighborhood battle Saturday in Rogers. “It was a good game, back and forth, with a lot of good play in the midfield, and not a ton of shots,” said [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Elk River boys placed fourth among 25 teams in Class 4A at the Milaca Mega Meet on Saturday, where Rogers, Zimmerman and Spectrum were also among approximately 120 schools competing in four classes. The Elk boys ranked second among 10 teams from the Northwest Suburban Conference, an [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News The Rogers Royals, fresh from winning the Spring Lake Park tournament, lost a very close five-game match to Mounds View at home. Four of five sets went overtime as the Mustangs edged the Royals 24-26, 26-24, 27-25, 16-25, 16-14. For the Royals, Erica Folk led with 17 kills, [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers Royals posted their fifth straight win, and fourth shutout in that span, handing St. Francis a 2-0 loss Sept. 11 on the Saints’ field. The Royals (3-0 conference, 6-1 overall) have allowed just one goal in the win streak. The defensive corps includes Abby Gearou, [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Joel Wesloh was hired was Rogers girls hockey coach last week, and he said his first message to his players was this: “I’m not going anywhere.” Wesloh, a Rogers Middle School physical education teacher who’s been an Elk assistant since 1998, will be the Royals’ sixth coach in [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News There’s a Big Three in the Mississippi 8 Conference and two of them tangled in Rogers on Friday night. The game lived up to all the anticipation. The Royals, with Gunnar Bloom scoring five touchdowns, held off explosive St. Francis 45-40, after taking a 24-point lead into the [...]

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