BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   It could not have been a better first meet on the new Rockford track when Rockford welcomed four boys teams to the school’s first outdoor home meet since 2007. Rockford had planned to have the time trial meet in the field house, but the outdoor track facility was [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS   The only thing that slowed Rockford’s softball team last week was the muddy roads leading to the renovated field. Otherwise, an offensive onslaught produced 42 runs in three victories to start the season. Rockford edged Delano 12-11 in a game moved from Rockford to Delano due to wet [...]

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Two Rogers High School hockey players (Class of 2010) are now seniors on the University of St. Thomas Women’s Hockey Team and recently played in the NCAA D3 Frozen Four in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Lauren Mumm and Andrea Bishop have been playing hockey together since they were 5 years old. They started in the Elk River [...]

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by Samara Postuma Contributing Writer   The St. Michael-Albertville School Board recognized the state champion wrestlers. School board chairperson Doug Birk presented 10th grader Mitchell McKee and seniors Tommy Thorn and Mark Voss with certificates and publicly complimented the three on their abilities and accomplishments. “We have a real outstanding wrestling program here and this [...]

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The Rogers girls golf team placed fifth among 14 teams at the Monticello Invitational to open the season on Monday. The meet was shortened from 18 holes to nine due to cold weather. Buffalo was team champion and had the medalist, Lexi Bolland with 40. Rogers senior Maddie Hol tied for fifth place with 46.

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers Royals are 3-0 after defeating Monticello 6-3 on Monday at Monticello. Freshman pitcher Melea Bruns took a 6-1 lead into the last of the seventh when the Magic got two runs on an error, walk, and single, before Bruns fanned their 2-3 hitters to end [...]

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The following is a synopsis of some of the incidents that occurred in the city during the week of April 4, 2014, through April 10, 2014. Refer to city’s website Crime Mapping Section for additional details for the crimes of burglary, robbery, arson, theft and vehicle theft. Friday, April 4 9400 block of Dunkirk Lane [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers Royals broke a 3-3 tie with four runs in the sixth inning and defeated Robbinsdale Cooper 7-3 in their home opener Friday. Luke Ellis pitched the last two innings to get the win, giving up three hits but striking out four and allowing no runs. [...]

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