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Sports Announcements: ERAA softball board election, Hale to the Bird 5K and more

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Sports Announcements: ERAA softball board election, Hale to the Bird 5K and more
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Woodbury Royals Booster Club selling Christmas trees

Starting Friday, Nov. 29 and running through Dec. 15, the Royals Booster Club will be selling Fraser Fir trees to raise money for students participating in activities and athletics at Woodbury High School. The lot, located at Woodbury High School, will sell only the highest rated trees, meaning the softest, longest lasting needles and picture perfect pyramid shape. The trees sold at this tree lot were grown locally by B&J Evergreen in Clear Lake. Tree lot hours of operation are weekends from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekdays from 5-8 p.m. Please contact Vice President of Royals Booster Club Pernell Glover at 334-301-0076 for more information.


ERAA softball to elect board positions

East Ridge Athletic Association softball is holding elections for board officers at its annual open meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17. The meeting will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the East Ridge High School Media Center South. First on the agenda will be voting on the open board positions, followed by the general meeting. The open board positions include: Softball Director, Competitive Director, Recreational Director, Treasurer and Secretary. For a description of the various open positions, or to submit a letter of intent, please contact Jeff Bria at

Hamline University baseball camp starts Jan. 11

Hamline University is hosting a six week baseball camp starting Jan. 11. Hamline head coach Jim Weyandt will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and baserunning. Proceeds from the program will benefit amateur baseball in the St. Paul area. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. For more information, visit, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.

Hale to the Bird 5K fundraiser run Thanksgiving morning

The fourth Hale to the Bird 5K run, benefiting the Friends In Need Food Shelf, will be held 9 a.m. Thanksgiving day (Thursday, Nov. 28) at Hamlet Park in Cottage Grove. The race is open everyone no matter what age or skill - the event is for both walkers and runners. Cost is $20 before Nov. 8 and $30 after Nov. 8, including on race day. Proceeds of the event go to The Friends In Need Food Shelf. Visit for registration information or (search for Hale to the Bird 5K) to register online.

East Ridge cheer team selling Nickelodeon Universe unlimited ride wristbands

Need a last minute birthday gift? Why not get Nickelodeon Universe unlimited ride wristbands? They never expire and are good for a whole day of fun plus they support the East Ridge cheer team. The East Ridge Cheer boosters are selling the wristbands for $23 each – a $10 discount off the regular price – and will be available all year. Please contact Jennifer Gullickson at with questions or to purchase.

Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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