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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Administration at Park High School, most Park coaches and many community members felt the newly formed Metro East Conference was a better fit for their school than the Suburban East Conference, which made the Metro East’s decision to deny Park’s entry to the new conference a “hard pill to swallow,” according to Park Activities Director Phil Kuemmel.
East Ridge used the big play as it dominated intra-district and Suburban East Conference rival Park 55-20 in a Homecoming victory at East Ridge’s Raptors’ Nest in Woodbury on Friday.
Roseville left Woodbury shell-shocked Friday after a barrage of long scoring plays en route to a 48-7 thrashing of the Royals on the Raiders' Homecoming night in Roseville.
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The New Life Academy volleyball team began its conference schedule with two convincing wins this past week.
The East Ridge girls swimming and diving team topped rival Woodbury 105-81 in an intra-district showdown on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Woodbury High School pool.
The East Ridge girls tennis team bounced back from back-to-back-to-back losses with a pair of victories and a second-place finish at the Raptor/Royal tournament last week.
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.