The spring sports season and teams’ 20-20 visions of winning section or state titles have been halted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
After making the state tournament in his 2018-19 junior season, Elks senior Seth Hopkins capped off his Elk River wrestling career by finishing in fifth place in the 285-weight division in the Class 3A state tournament on Feb. 29.
At the annual Rogers Holiday Matness during the last week of December, junior Wil Yasseri hurt his jaw and had to default out of the tournament, leaving the Royals short one wrestler.
The Royals’ historic 2019-20 season ended on Feb. 14 at St. Michael-Albertville High School in Albertville. Rogers (14-5-1) lost to Wayzata in the semifinal of the Section 5-Class 3A tournament 50-27.
A top 10 team in Class 2A ended the Royals’ dream of making the state tournament on Tuesday night at Roseville Ice Arena in Roseville.
Against one of the top teams in the Northwest Suburban Conference, the Royals entered the second period with a three-goal deficit. Their comeback fell short on Hockey Day Minnesota on Saturday.
On the Royals’ annual parents' night, Rogers came up just short against a regional rival and former Northwest Suburban Conference opponent.
Royals senior goaltender Patric Loeffler was dialed in for most of Saturday's game against Roseau. However, when he needed to make the game-saving stop, he couldn’t.
For the first time this season and for the first time since Dave Brown became head coach, the Royals found themselves on the wrong side of the score sheet on Dec 5.
The goals rained down like hail for the Royals in their season opener on Thursday night. It was also Dave Brown’s first game as Rogers head coach.
For the first time this season, Rogers offense couldn’t find a way to put pucks in the net. That resulted in the Royals’ three-game winning streak ending on Tuesday.
Rogers forward Allison Hatcher isn’t the biggest player on the ice for the Royals. In fact, she’s one of the smallest. Her lack of size doesn’t hinder her ability to give opponents fits.
Andie Timpe secured a spot in the Class 2A state girls swimming and diving meet with a pair of top-two finishes for Rogers in the Section 7 meet Nov. 8-9 at St. Cloud Tech High School. Timpe was scheduled to compete at the state meet Nov. 14-16 at Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.
On Wednesday night, the Royals not only spoiled the Elks’ bid for a perfect season but earned a first-round bye in the Section 5AAAAA tournament.
The ritual postgame Gatorade or water shower of the head coach after a win is a football tradition going back decades. For Royals' head coach Marc Franz, it had a deeper meaning after Rogers blanked Monticello 27-0 on Sept. 27. The win was the 100th of Franz's career.
The Rogers volleyball team is off to a strong start to the season, improving to 3-1 (1-0 NWSC) after a 3-0 victory over Buffalo on Sept. 3. The Royals took down the Bison in three straight sets, winning 25-19, 25-22, 25-21.
Elk River vet Dr. Gallenberg set to answer questions, give out free advice at the “Ask the Vet” booth during all six days of the Game Fair
It’s time to celebrate the great outdoors once again at the 38th annual Game Fair with a multitude of fun events, outdoors exhibitors, dogs of all shapes and sizes, along with plenty of fair food. The six-day event takes place over two weekends on the grounds of the Armstrong Ranch Kennels i…
The Post 531 Rogers Legion team went into the Sub-State 4 tournament, hoping to regain some of the post-season magic that led them to a fifth-place finish at the state tournament during the high school season.
The Zimmerman Zebras Legion baseball team won their first game in the Division II Sub-State 13 playoffs by a score of 4-3 over Gopher Post Minneapolis on July 23, thanks to a walkoff single by Ian Carlin in the ninth inning.
The 20th annual Big Tooth Sweet Tooth race is set to take place on Saturday, July 27, at Woodland Trails Park in Elk River.
The Post 112 Elk River Legion baseball team made the top 10 in the Legion baseball rankings for the first time this year, coming in at No. 9 in the league’s most recent rankings on July 2.