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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The Woodbury girls tennis team turned the tables on rival East Ridge when it mattered the most.
While signing up for fourth grade soccer, an unknown woman took one look at a young Louis Ayeni and told him he should think about playing football. No one could’ve guessed where it would lead.
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The Woodbury and East Ridge high school cheer teams put rivalries aside and worked together with the Salvation Army to collect coats for those in need with its Unite the Night coat drive during the East Ridge versus Woodbury varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 13, at Woodbury High School.
East Ridge earned a little revenge in winning the Cretin-Derham Hall tournament championship on Saturday in St. Paul.
Mounds View showed why it’s regarded as one of the top girls swimming and diving teams in the state in a 118-68 win over Woodbury on Thursday, Sept. 26, in Shoreview.
Fresh off a loss to Mounds View, the East Ridge girls swimming and diving team flexed its muscles in a lopsided 107-74 win over Forest Lake on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Woodbury Middle School pool.
Woodbury senior Taylor Voit led the Royals boys to a third place finish at the Red Wing Invitational on Friday, Sept. 27, in a warm and windy day at Red Wing High School.
The Woodbury girls tennis team found itself in the meat grinder this past week as it faced off with three of the best teams in the Suburban East Conference and one very tough non-conference team in a four-day span.
The East Ridge girls tennis team ended a historic regular season last week. Now, they'll face rival Woodbury in the postseason.