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East Ridge racer Mike Youngstrom and the Raptors qualified for the state alpine meet for the second straight year on Wednesday at the Section 4meet. (Staff photo by Mike Longaecker)

Raptors race to state in alpine

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The Raptors will get another run at it.

The East Ridge boys alpine ski team qualified for the state meet for the second year in a row on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Wild Mountain Ski Area.


The Raptors will look to build on last year’s seventh place finish – a mark the team’s coach said is attainable.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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