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 went 1-1 this past week. The Royals came up short against Hastings on Tuesday, falling 5-2 but bounced back on Thursday with a gritty 4-3 win over Roseville.
The East Ridge girls cross country team made it three-for-three, while the Raptors boys took strides once again at the highly competitive Lakeville North Applejack Invitational at Aronson Park on Friday, Sept. 13.
Kari Solheim said she’s been playing soccer since she could walk. Now, the East Ridge senior is playing her fifth year of varsity soccer and is soaking up her final high school season.
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Kids age 2-7 can take part in the Special Olympics Minnesota’s Young Athletes program in Woodbury. This creative program is one that uses basic sports equipment to encourage children to exercise their bodies and imaginations, while enhancing social interaction between these athletes, their families and the surrounding communities.
Woodbury’s Logan Welch isn’t taking his summer for granted.
The New Life volleyball team competed in the Visitation Tournament on Friday and Saturday, taking second place while compiling a 4-1 record.
Fresh off a win at the season-opening St. Olaf Showcase, the Raptors girls made it two-for-two, winning the Dewey Minnaert Cross Country Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 5, at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park in Hastings.
Off an upset win over Cretin-Derham Hall, Roseville was hoping to surprise for a second straight week against bourgeoning Suburban East Conference power East Ridge, but the Raptors said uh, uh.
East Ridge High School trap shooting fall league The East Ridge High School trap shooting team will be participating in the 2013 Fall League. The six-week season begins Sept. 15. Registration is now open and information can be found at the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League web site ( http://www.mnclaytarget.com/leagues/2013-fall-league ). The Fall league is open to new participants as well as returning Spring season trap team members.