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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Though shorthanded, the East Ridge boys basketball team persevered to earn a 54-45 Suburban East Conference win over White Bear Lake on Friday, Jan. 10, at East Ridge High School.
The East Ridge girls basketball team bounced back from a 55-39 Suburban East Conference loss to White Bear Lake Thursday with a 51-38 non-conference win over Burnsville on the road Friday.
The Woodbury boys swimming and diving team fell 97-84 to Hastings in a Suburban East Conference meet on Thursday, Jan. 9, in Hastings.
The Woodbury gymnastics team flipped past White Bear Lake with a 129.525 to 128.575 win in a Suburban East Conference meet on Thursday, Jan. 9, at Woodbury High School.
The East Ridge gymnastics team shined in a big spot on Thursday.
Math and Science Academy held its first-ever home basketball games and opened its new gym on Jan. 3 in Woodbury.
The Woodbury Blazing stars Special Olympics poly-hockey team squared off against the East Ridge girls hockey team for a game of floor hockey over the holiday break.
East Ridge baseball meeting Jan. 8 All 9-12 grade students interested in playing baseball for East Ridge this spring must attend a mandatory 15-minute meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at either 8:45 a.m. or 3:05 p.m. in room 1013 at East Ridge High School. East Ridge Downhill Ski and Snowboarding Club Grab your skis or snowboards and get ready for some outdoor fun at Afton Alps. All students, from grades 9 - 12, are welcome to join the East Ridge High School Downhill Ski and Snowboarding Club.
East Ridge senior Reid Lyden made his way through a difficult field to finish fourth Dec. 28 at the Rumble on the Red tournament in Fargo, N.D.
In the Woodbury derby, East Ridge didn’t give the Royals much of a chance, opening up a 36-16 halftime lead on the way to a 59-37 victory on Friday, Jan. 3, at East Ridge High School.