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Rogers’ opened the program’s 18th season by getting revenge on long-time rival Elk River. The Royals (1-0, 1-0) defeated the Elks (0-1, 0-1) 28-12 on Friday, Oct. 9 at Jerry Schempf Field at Elk River High School. It was the first game between the two teams at Jerry Schempf Field since Oct. …

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Elk River coasted to a 103-68 win over Park Center on Thursday, Oct. 1 at VandenBerge Middle School. The Elks finished first in eight of the 12 varsity events, winning the first eight. It was a balanced night for the Elks. Of the eight events Elk River won, seven of them were individual race…

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In 1992, Elk River High School tennis coach Randy Ronning and Curt Johnson began giving tennis lessons. More than 25 years later, their dream of opening a tennis club for the Elk River and Rogers area is about to be realized. 

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While most of the sports world shut down in July due to COVID-19, Minnesotans could still go out to their favorite lake this summer to catch fish as long as they followed social distancing guidelines. For two Elk River High School students, however, fishing is more than a hobby.

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Live racing returns to ERX Motor Park in Elk River, August 15-16, when the Champ Off-Road series unleashes the best short-course off-road racers in North America on the venue’s 1.1-mile natural terrain track. After successfully presenting one of the first spectator races in the nation this p…

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In what could possibly be their best performance early in the season, the Elks blew out Osseo to win their fourth game out of five.

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For the first time since 1997, the Elks began a basketball season with a new bench boss. After 21 seasons of Randy Klasen, who was head coach of Elk River’s boys team from the 1998-99 season until he retired in August, Elk River opened a new era of basketball on Friday night with a loss. 

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In the annual Dana Hunt Invite/Elk River invitational on Saturday, the Elks finished third overall, scoring 137.05 points. The Elks finished behind second-place Anoka and first place Big Lake. Elk River finished third on vault with a score of 33.85, fourth on bars with a score of 33.30, four…

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Coming off of an emotional 58-55 win over Moorhead on Saturday thanks a last-second Hail Mary pass, Elk River came into U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis hoping to advance to their third state championship game in four seasons and their sixth since 1982. St. Thomas Academy ended those dreams.

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The Elk River Hoops Club is hosting a basketball training academy on Nov. 13 and 14 with Thrive3 at Elk River High School. The clinic runs from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. both nights.It is open to boy's basketball players grades 6-12. All levels are welcome. This is an opportunity for players to impr…

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Elks senior running back Joe Nordstrom missed all of last season while battling thrombocytopenia. According to the Mayo Clinic, thrombocytopenia is a condition when an individual has a low blood platelet count. Platelets help blood clot and are colorless blood cells.

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The Elks finished the 2019 season with a fourth-place finish in the Class 2A girl’s tennis team tournament at Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis. Elk River defeated Woodbury 4-3 in the consolation match on Wednesday after the No. 5 Elks defeated Wayzata 4-3 on Tuesday in the semifinal of …