Elk River School District

by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Senior teammates Jessica Young and Taylor Odegard each moved up a few notches in the final races of their respective careers, at the state swimming meet, Saturday evening. Young, of Rogers, swam her third straight personal best, 5:08.11, in the 500 freestyle consolation finals, to grab 11th place […]

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By Bruce Strand  Elk River Star News A young Rogers Royals hockey team lost its opener to Sartell-St. Stephen 4-0 at home Nov. 11. Markia Smith drilled the first two goals, and Olivia Stockinger and Sarah Kaschmitter also scored, for the Sabres, who had a 22-14 edge in shots on goal. Clare Minnerath was in […]

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Four Rogers basketball players signed with college teams Nov. 12, announced Dan Ohlgren, activities director. Minnesota State-Moorhead signed Cole Murray, 6-foot-9 post who averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds last year for the 9-16 Royals. Headed for the Minnesota State-Mankato women’s team are guard Taylor Anderson and forward Taylor Paulsrud. Signing with Jamestown (N.D.) College […]

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by Bruce Strand  Elk River Star News Amber Paul, who capped her prep soccer career at Rogers with a state championship, is closing her collegiate career at DePaul University with another championship season. The Chicago-based Blue Devils captured the Big East Conference regular season and playoff titles, and take a 16-0-4 record into the NCAA […]

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Bond referendum, operating levy pass with 58 percent support By Jim Boyle Elk River Star News Voters in the Elk River Area School District approved both a bond referendum for more than $98 million and an 10-year annual operating levy for nearly $6 million Nov. 4 at the polls. Both questions passed by 58 to […]

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by Bruce Strand  Elk River Star News Alaina Sylvester, Rogers junior, placed second in both the individual medley and breaststroke, and Royal senior Jessica Young took second in the 500 freestyle, in Section 7AA swimming meet action hosted by Elk River at Vandenberge junior high. St. Michael-Albertville was team champion, followed by Maple Grove and […]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News There are times a soccer goalkeeper almost needs a crossword puzzle to keep occupied. A goalie on a good team, especially, has long stretches when all the action takes place on the other end of the field. But when the action comes back to the goalie, it comes […]

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Rogers students team to promote character A group of students from Rogers Elementary School and Rogers High School teamed on Halloween to make school a much less scary place. No, they weren’t kicking out ghosts, goblins and mummies. They had an all-day workshop on bullying awareness and prevention, and character building during a Kindness Retreat. […]

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