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NB volleyball team defeats Elks in quarterfinal There was no repeat of North Branch volleyball’s dramatic near five-set loss in the first rounds of section play this season as the Vikings kicked off Section 7AAA playoffs at home last Friday. The second-seeded Vikings cleaned house when defeating seventh-seeded Elk River in three sets, 25-14, 25-19 [...]

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Rinke earns third trip to state meet North Branch ended its 2014 girls team cross-country season at Princeton last Thursday, but not before sophomore Rhianna Rinke earned her third trip to the state meet. Rinke led the Vikings by earning second place in a field of 107 runners with a time of 14:52. The sophomore [...]

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RC volleyball eases past postseason opening round Rush City cruised past the first round of Section 5A section playoffs last Thursday when the second-seeded Tigers defeated seventh-seeded Brooklyn Center. The Tigers won in three sets, 25-14, 25-8, 25-9. It was a slow start at first, with Rush City trailing 8-4 at the start of the [...]

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Viking runners take 14th of 16 at sections The Viking boys cross-country team closed its 2014 season in Princeton last week. North Branch moved up one place from its 2013 finish to take 14th of 16 teams at the Section 7AA 5K race on the Princeton Golf Course last Thursday. North Branch totaled 382 points [...]

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RC takes 14th of 18 teams The Rush City boys cross-country team placed 14th of 18 teams at the Section 5A 5K race in Milaca last Thursday. The Tigers had placed 13th in both 2012 and 2013. Mora captured the section title, while Glencoe Silver Lake came in second place, also earning a bid to [...]

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RC football falls in first round The Rush City football team fell 33-0 in the opening round of the Section 7AA football playoffs at third-seeded Mesabi East last Tuesday. Check out next week’s edition of the ECM Post Review for a full season recap. Viking football drops in quarterfinal Fifth-seeded North Branch football won its [...]

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