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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Jamie Swanson may like to shy away from the limelight, but when you do the things she has, it’s hard not to garner attention.
The East Ridge boys basketball team beat intra-district rival Park 75-29 on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Park High School in Cottage Grove.
The Raptors brought intra-district and Suburban East Conference rival Park to overtime before falling 44-42 to the Wolfpack on Dec. 17 at East Ridge High School in Woodbury.
The Woodbury girls basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the year.
The Woodbury boys swimming and diving team dominated Suburban East Conference foe Roseville on Dec. 12 in a 111-75 win.
The Woodbury gymnastics team picked up its first win of the year, beating Hastings 125.45 to 120.45 in a Suburban East Conference meet on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Woodbury High School.
The East Ridge gymnastics team made another early season statement last week.
After wrapping up the season with a second-place finish in the Minnesota Class AA state meet this past fall, the East Ridge girls cross country team hit the Pacific Northwest to go up against the top teams in the nation at the 10th annual Nike Cross Nationals.
A number of area runners started out their Thanksgiving by burning some calories before their big meal.
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. The club is open to advanced, intermediate or beginner skiers, or snowboarders. There are five evening trips scheduled starting Jan. 9. Space is limited. Registration forms can be found on the table near the Greeter’s Desk or on the Community Ed. web site. www.cecool.com . There will be an informational meeting on Monday, Jan.