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Woodbury resident Jake Guentzel made quite an impression in his first career National Hockey League game on Monday, Nov. 21, with the Pittsburgh Penguins. On his first-ever shift as an...
The East Ridge girls hockey team had no problem with effort in its home opener versus Champlin Park on Saturday. The Raptors lost their season opener on Thursday to Apple Valley 3-2 despite producing twice as many shots. Although they came away from that game feeling like they did not work hard enough, Saturday proved to be a different story. East Ridge outshot Champlin Park and halted the Rebels’ offense in a 2-0 victory.
Woodbury senior Meghan Miller wrapped up her high school career with another podium finish in the Class 2A state swimming and diving finals on Friday. Miller headed into the final three dives of the state meet at the University of Minnesota needing to do some work to get back on the podium. She was in 11th place after the first eight dives Wednesday with a score of 258.15. “The first day I did not dive well,” she said. “You know, bad meets just happen.”
Class 2A state meet begins on Wednesday
Raptors finish third in section team standings
A cooperative agreement for the Woodbury girls hockey team has helped revitalize the high school careers of three players new to the program. Students such as Amy Holmberg, who is a freshman at St. Croix Preparatory Academy, were faced with no opportunity to play hockey at the high school level while attending their current schools. The only option that remained was to leave.
Redemption came in the form of a win for the Woodbury girls hockey team on Tuesday. The Royals headed into the home opener after losing twice to start the season, including Saturday’s game against Rosemount where they led in shots on goal. But Woodbury turned things around on Tuesday with a 2-1 overtime win against Simley. Shannon Motzko scored the game-winning goal in overtime after shooting an Isabel Chmielewski pass into the upper-left corner of the Simley net.
Senior divers from the Woodbury area dominated the Class 2A, Section 3 diving competition on Thursday evening at Cottage Grove Middle School.
Four East Ridge students marked their commitments to universities and colleges across the country with a national letter of intent signing ceremony on Wednesday. Kelen Kenol, Mariah Sexe, and Allison Barber signed their official letters of intent at East Ridge High School, while Emily Bunnell signed an unofficial letter.