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May 3, 2019
Former East Ridge coach Bryce Tesdahl accepts head coach position at Minnetonka
Former East Ridge boys basketball head coach Bryce Tesdahl has accepted a head coaching position with Minnetonka High School for the 2019-20...
May 3, 2019 - 10:50am
April 8, 2019
Courtney Brown Jr., Chloe Stoehr represent East Ridge at High School Championships
It was a memorable afternoon for East Ridge's Courtney Brown Jr. and Chloe Stoehr on Friday. "This is a chance of a lifetime," Stoehr said. "I'm...
April 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 2, 2019
Courtney Brown Jr., Chloe Stoehr to compete in High School Slam Dunk & 3-point Championships at East Ridge
As the Final Four comes to Minneapolis this upcoming weekend, there are a handful of activities going on besides the two games on Saturday and...
April 2, 2019 - 12:45pm
April 1, 2019
Kendall Brown receives invite to USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships
After the semifinal game against Hopkins at the boys' basketball state tournament, sophomore Kendall Brown received a message from USA Basketball....
April 1, 2019 - 3:49pm
March 25, 2019
Kory Kiekhoefer resigns as New Life Academy's head boys' basketball coach
On Wednesday, March 20, Kory Kiekhoefer announced on Twitter his decision to step down from the head coach position of the New Life Academy boys'...
March 25, 2019 - 1:02pm
Boys Basketball: East Ridge earns fourth place at state, builds program for future
Third-place game Park Center 61, East Ridge 59 It might've been a third-place game, but it felt like a championship game to East Ridge. The No....
March 25, 2019 - 6:52am
March 15, 2019
Boys Basketball: East Ridge advances to state tournament for the first time in program history
Thursday night East Ridge 71, Cretin-Derham Hall 45 With 15 seconds left in the section finals game on Thursday night, East Ridge's Zach Zebrowski...
March 15, 2019 - 10:38am
March 11, 2019
The dynamic five: East Ridge starters work together for one common goal
Before every East Ridge boys' basketball game, the starting five get together and huddle up. Those 30 seconds allow Courtney Brown Jr., Zach...
March 11, 2019 - 3:48pm
March 8, 2019
Boys Basketball: East Ridge wins in-town rivalry section game over Woodbury
Wednesday night East Ridge 77, Woodbury 41 Tempo. That was the focus for both East Ridge and Woodbury on Wednesday night. Woodbury started the...
March 8, 2019 - 9:45am
March 5, 2019
Boys Basketball: East Ridge, Woodbury, Park, New Life Academy, Math & Science Academy earn seeds for section tournaments
The section seed meetings have concluded and the tournaments are finalized for every Woodbury and Cottage Grove school for boys basketball. The section tournaments begin this week and the five schools are in various sections. Here's a breakdown of where each team is seeded and path...
March 5, 2019 - 11:01am
March 4, 2019
Girls Basketball: Woodbury, New Life Academy, East Ridge reflect on the winter season
The girls basketball season has officially come to an end as every Woodbury and Cottage Grove high school team has been eliminated from its section tournament either Wednesday or Saturday of last week. For every team, it's always sad to see a season come to an end. But it also means...
March 4, 2019 - 8:38am
February 27, 2019
Boys Basketball: East Ridge earns the win on senior night
Tuesday East Ridge 62, White Bear Lake 36 It was senior night at the Perch on Tuesday night and the seniors didn't disappoint with a 62-36 win over White Bear Lake. Patrick Lynott led the Raptors with 14 points, while Ben Carlson was right behind him with 12 points. Courtney Brown...
February 27, 2019 - 2:30pm
February 21, 2019
Girls Basketball: East Ridge wins a close game against Park on Tuesday
Tuesday East Ridge 48, Park 40 East Ridge took a 20-12 lead at the half on Tuesday night and the Raptors continued that lead to a 48-40 victory over Park. Grace Bennett and Britt Carlson led the Raptors with 11 points each on Tuesday. Chloe Stoehr scored double digits with 10 points,...
February 21, 2019 - 2:28pm
Boys Basketball: East Ridge defeats Park in crosstown rivalry, New Life wins big on Tuesday
Tuesday East Ridge 93, Park 69 It was a crosstown rivalry game on Tuesday and East Ridge showed its dominance in the second win of the season against Park with a 93-69 final score. East Ridge had strong performances by a handful of players. Kendall Brown led the Raptors with 22 points,...
February 21, 2019 - 2:27pm
February 11, 2019
Park, Woodbury girls basketball teams come together for Coaches vs. Cancer game
Before the Park and Woodbury girls basketball game on Friday night, the two teams stood together for a bigger cause than basketball. They stood...
February 11, 2019 - 12:00pm