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Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
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Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
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Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
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May 4, 2017
Virgin retires after eight seasons of East Ridge basketball
Paul Virgin has not missed too many boys' basketball games during the past eight years. In fact, the head coach has been absent from only one...
May 4, 2017 - 2:10pm
May 3, 2017
Girls' Lacrosse: Raptors continue hot start with win vs. Forest Lake
Spend a few minutes watching an East Ridge girls' lacrosse game and it will not take long to realize how the Raptors have started the season...
May 3, 2017 - 12:14pm
April 30, 2017
Softball: Mickschl leads Royals past Raptors
There was not much that senior softball standout Ashley Mickschl didn't do Friday for the Royals. And what she didn't accomplish, her teammates...
April 30, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 21, 2017
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
One of Dustin Vogelgesang's most vivid memories of his time at Hastings High School was as a player with the Raiders' hockey team. The 1999 graduate...
April 21, 2017 - 1:40pm
April 19, 2017
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
The East Ridge boys' lacrosse team got a start on its competitive schedule for the first time under a new coaching staff on Tuesday. While the...
April 19, 2017 - 12:27am
April 13, 2017
Boys' Tennis: Raptors happy with first week of play
The East Ridge boys' tennis team accomplished something Saturday that it had not done in program history. The Raptors finished first in their home SOWASHCO Invitational tournament and for the first time, they swept all seven brackets. Ben van der Sman won at first singles after finishing...
April 13, 2017 - 12:18pm
April 6, 2017
Preview: East Ridge boys' tennis seniors get one more shot
The seniors on the East Ridge boys' tennis team will get one last hurrah this season. Head coach Suzie Heideman remembers when most of the team's...
April 6, 2017 - 1:13pm
Preview: East Ridge girls' golf team is young, but experienced
The East Ridge girls' golf team is full of young players. But that doesn't mean they are inexperienced. Only one senior, Natalie Griffith, graduated...
April 6, 2017 - 1:09pm
Preview: East Ridge baseball rebuild pitching staff
The East Ridge baseball team only lost about three starters from last year's team that finished 7-9 in the Suburban East Conference. But it just...
April 6, 2017 - 1:08pm
Preview: Minus Joiner, East Ridge girls' track return talent
Replacing Karina Joiner, a two-time state champion and Minnesota all-time state record holder in the 100-meter hurdles is an impossible task....
April 6, 2017 - 1:02pm
March 31, 2017
Volleyball: Anderson brings history of consistency to Raptors
Steve Anderson remembers when East Ridge High School was just an idea. The Woodbury resident was part of the planning committee that helped shape...
March 31, 2017 - 5:45pm
Lacrosse: Van Sloun brings youth, experience to Raptors
Steve Van Sloun discovered a knack for coaching at a young age while playing varsity lacrosse at Bloomington Kennedy High School. The 2011 high...
March 31, 2017 - 5:35pm
March 22, 2017
Girls' Soccer: Bunnell gets his shot as head coach
Tim Bunnell has spent the past 16 years on the sidelines with high school teams in District 833. Until this year, he was always an assistant...
March 22, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 12, 2017
Boys' Basketball: East Ridge falls in overtime battle
It seemed like the East Ridge boys' basketball team had an answer for each bit of adversity it faced this season. But on Saturday, the Raptors...
March 12, 2017 - 3:46pm
March 10, 2017
Girls' Basketball: Bears stop Raptors once again
It was déjà vu all over again for the East Ridge Raptors. And this one hurt. White Bear Lake denied the Raptors a first-ever trip to the state...
March 10, 2017 - 12:00pm