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City of Woodbury Mini Sports program Join the City of Woodbury and Sports Unlimited in their Mini Sports program, starting this week. This program will provide little ones with activity and peer interaction while introducing them to the basics of soccer, flag football, T-ball, tag games and soft lacrosse. For kids ages 4-6. Held May 9-30 at Evergreen West Park from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $59.
Scoreboard - Tuesday, May 7 BASEBALL Suburban East Conference Tuesday, May 7 East Ridge 9, Mounds View 1 Mounds View 000 100 0 - 1 East Ridge 100 116 x - 9 W-Stuempert. L-Callahan. Highlights: East Ridge, Josh Stuempert, complete game, 4K, 4 hits; Sam Cobbs 3-4, 2 RBI. Mounds View 3, East Ridge 2, 8 inn. East Ridge 001 100 00 - 2 Mounds View 000 001 11 - 3 W-N/A. L-Stoxen. Highlights: MV, Hentges, game-winning RBI single; ER, Ryan Gregory, 4-4.
When an allegedly impaired driver rear-ended another vehicle on a chilly January night and burst into flames, three area residents leapt into action, risking their lives to save a 29-year-old man and his dog. Because of their bravery and quick thinking, all parties in the accident were rescued, an extraordinary feat the city of Cottage Grove recognized last month when Cottage Grove City Council presented awards to Chris Donahoe, Matthew Labine and Roger Gibney. "Because of your prompt action and humanitarian regard for the disoriented driver in the face of an extremely dangerous situation, y
Scoreboard - Monday, May 6 BASEBALL Suburban East Conference Monday, May 6 Woodbury 6, Park 2 Woodbury 000 000 6 - 6 7 3 Park 000 011 0 - 2 4 1 W-Mazur (1-1). L-Stedt. Highlights: Woodbury, Brandon Mazur, 6IP, 9K. Woodbury 10, Park 4 Park 002 002 1 - 5 8 3 Woodbury 124 120 0 - 10 14 3 W-Wallgren (1-0). L-Strand. Highlights: Woodbury, Ryan Winter, 2-4, 2 RBI. East Ridge 4, Stillwater 1 East Ridge 130 000 0 - 4 Stillwater 000 000 1 - 1 W-Molin. L-Peterson.
The Royals may be playing catch-up with Mother Nature, but they're holding their own against Suburban East Conference competition. Woodbury improved to 4-1 in SEC following wins last week over Hastings and White Bear Lake. The Royals' lone conference loss came Thursday, May 2, against unbeaten SEC leader Mounds View. "I'm happy with where we are right now," said Woodbury tennis coach Michael Moran. Woodbury started off the week on April 29 with a 6-1 home win over Hastings. Once again, the Royals' singles players dominated each of their games. No.
Talk about a rebound performance. One week removed from a double-header where Woodbury gave up a combined 27 runs, the Royals bounced back and built a 5-3 record behind big wins over Roseville and Mounds View. Woodbury began the week on April 29 with a double-header - the second of many the Royals will play this spring, due to a long stretch of inclement weather that barred play - at home against Mounds View. Woodbury won the first game 8-5 behind a strong outing from junior pitcher Caitlin Balsimo, who allowed five on the way to her second win of the season.
Woodbury junior pitcher Ben Meyer walked a tight rope on the mound at times Thursday against Tartan at Midway Stadium in St. Paul, but Meyer battled back from jams to help lead the Royals to a 6-3 victory. Meyer allowed nine hits, struck out five and walked one in a complete-game effort and worked out of a third inning jam to prevent the Titans from taking the lead. Woodbury led 1-0 heading into the bottom of the third inning when Tartan loaded the bases after three consecutive hitters reached base with one out.
East Ridge senior pitcher Chris Richardson threw six innings of three-hit ball Thursday in a 4-1 victory over White Bear Lake in White Bear Lake. Richardson's only blemish came in the first inning when he gave up one run that gave the Bears a quick 1-0 lead, but it was smooth sailing after that.
There is something special about being first. That is what drew Hans Horning to apply for the East Ridge wrestling coaching position four years ago. Starting a program from scratch, setting the traditions, initiating the work ethic, getting a youth program going, dedicating the enormous amount of time to get it all off the ground, Horning said. "All of those things interested me," Horning said.
In the Minnesota Sting's first game of the 2013 season, offensive coordinator Bryan Wrich didn't know what to expect from the team's opponent - the Carlton County Stampede, an expansion team from the Duluth-Superior area.