Elk River School District

By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers Royals got four touchdowns from Gunnar Bloom and a shutout by the defense as they rolled past North Branch 38-0 in their opener at home Thursday evening. Bloom, on the heels of scoring 20 TDS’s last year, snagged a pass from Andy Borchardt for a [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers cross country teams opened their season at the St. Olaf High School Showcase on Friday in Northfield. The Hopkins boys placed first among 29 teams. Chaska’s Alec Anderson was individual champion in 16:10. Rogers placed 10th. Tyler Bethke placed 16th, Caleb Burke 39th, Ben Sylvester [...]

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Section rival Moorhead handed the Rogers Royals a 1-0 loss, scoring with five minutes left Aug. 26 in Rogers. “We controlled the ball most of the game, but we never got one in,” said Chris Miller, Royals coach. “We would string together a few passes and couldn’t make the last one.” Isaac Judisch scored the [...]

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Media specialists, teachers collaborating to prepare new curriculum by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   Elementary school students will have a new subject to learn this year. Technology and media literacy has been added across the board K-5, an addition made possible by shaving some time off specialist classes taught by gym, art and [...]

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by Jim Boyle Elk River Star News   The Elk River Area School Board gave Superintendent Mark Bezek high marks during a recent performance review. He scored well on all nine factors he was evaluated on as part of the review and on all four of his stated goals that go beyond general duties and [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   The Rogers Royals tennis team has won five of six matches as they embark on a busy schedule prior to the start of school. The Royals won three matches at Coon Rapids on Saturday, 7-0 over Hibbing, 5-2 over Coon Rapids and 5-2 over Cretin-Derham Hall. The [...]

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The big fall sports season is here, and Rogers is a big part of the action. The following is a break down of the Royals fall sports teams.   Football Last year — 7-0 conference, 9-1 overall Coaches   — Marc Franz (head), Mick Goudy, Ryan LaPointe, Ken Worel, B.J. Brent, Justin Oie, Josh Rogahn, [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   Colton Buege of Rogers captured his third consecutive Fox Hollow Golf Club championship Sunday while his brother McCabe ended a long time away from golf by placing third. Colton Buege, who qualified for the U.S. Amateur earlier this summer, shot 70-73—143, with Jason Cargill next at 146 [...]

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