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Woodbury High School graduate Casey Dittel just completed his senior year at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. The infielder was selected to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) All-Sportsmanship Team. "We had a good season and were right in it until the last day of the season, and that is a testament to the leadership that all of these players, as well as the other upperclassmen provided during the year," head coach Eddy Morgan said. "You will only be successful if you have good leadership and they did a great job of guiding the team this year.
Scoreboard - Tuesday, May 21 BASEBALL Suburban East Conference Tuesday, May 21 Cretin-Derham Hall 14, Park 0 Park 000 000 0 - 0 1 3 Cretin-Derham Hall 507 200 x - 14 10 0 W-Garibay (2-0). L-Domeier. HR-Lacina (3). SOFTBALL Section 3AAA playoffs Second round Park 4, Lakeville North 1 Park 111 000 1 - 4 7 0 Lakeville North 000 001 0 - 1 4 1 W-Galloway (9-1). L-Zins. Highlights: Park, Mary Turitto, 2-3, 2 2B, Paige Hill, 2-4, 2RBI.
The Woodbury boys lacrosse team won the SoWashCo "Big Oak Cup" for the fourth straight year with a 14-5 victory over intra-district and Suburban East Conference rival East Ridge on Monday, May 20. The cup was created by the Hagen family in 2010 to be a traveling trophy between Woodbury, East Ridge and Park high schools, to be awarded to the team that wins the season series between the three schools. Woodbury beat Park 10-3 on May 1 and East Ridge topped Park 9-7 back on May 6.
Scoreboard - Monday, May 20 BASEBALL Non-conference Monday, May 20 East Ridge 5, Edina 2 Edina 200 000 0 - 2 East Ridge 200 201 x - 5 W-Stuempert. L-Larson.
Wayne Otto has been hired as the new wrestling coach at East Ridge High School. Most recently, Otto was the head coach at Cherokee High School in Canton, Georgia from 2008-2012, where his team advanced multiple wrestlers to the state tournament and delivered one individual state champion. Otto also increased the participation in the wrestling program from 23 to 49 in his first year of involvement with the program. Prior to coaching at Cherokee High School, Otto was the head coach at Tullahoma High School in Tullahoma, Tennessee for one year.
The East Ridge boys tennis team defeated Simley in the first round of the Section 3AA team tournament on Tuesday, May 14, with a 5-2 score. However, the Raptors fell 6-1 to Burnsville on Thursday, May 16, to end the team portion of the season. The Raptors' lone win came from its No.
The New Life Academy softball team has kept one streak alive, and this week it hopes to continue another historic run. Last week, the Eagles extended their string of Minnesota Christian Athletic Association conference championship titles to an amazing eight-straight seasons and secured a No.
Woodbury junior Nick Yan danced out of danger on the mound and later helped preserve a win with his defense. Yan threw six innings and started the seventh but was lifted after giving up a double as the Royals clung to a two-run lead.
Red Rock Elementary principal Andy Caflish showed off his Minnesota Vikings spirit Monday. As a reward for Red Rock students surpassing the school's goal of raising $4,000 for the Miracles of Mitch Foundation, Caflisch, a former punter for the Green Bay Packers, dressed in all purple and Vikings-related attire. Red Rock students raised a total of $5,574.60 for the Miracles of Mitch Foundation, which supports families of pediatric cancer patients. Red Rock students will participate in the Miracles of Mitch triathlon later this summer.
When we see little children at play, they are immersed in the present moment, with seemingly no distractions. In fact, if we were to call their name and they appeared to ignore us, they would contend they did not hear us. When they are playing, they enter a different world, one that involves their body, mind and spirit. How often do we enter into the moments of our lives with such total abandon? We know that when we're facing a difficult task, if we can find something to laugh about, we feel better and our resiliency increases.