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The South Washington County Thunderbolts adapted softball team may have lost its first game at the 2013 state tournament, but the team made sure it didn't come home empty handed. The Thunderbolts finished as consolation champions at the state tournament, defeating Chaska/Chanhassen/Prior Lake/Shakopee, 14-4, in the fifth-place game after upsetting Dakota United in the consolation semifinals. In the consolation championship, the third-seeded Thunderbolts, which finished the year 11-5 overall, recorded a pair of five-run innings to contribute to a six-inning win over the fourth-seeded Southern
Winning a section golf championship is a tough thing to do.
The season came to an end for the Park softball team with back-to-back losses at the Section 3AAA tournament recently, but the year wasn't without its standout performances. One of those moments came in the second round of the section tournament, when the Wolfpack pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the year. The ninth-seeded Wolfpack beat top-seeded Lakeville North - the No.
A Cottage Grove man was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with undetermined injuries after two motorcycles collided late Sunday afternoon in western Wisconsin. Dennis J. Monn, 52, was transported by helicopter while another victim, James D. Sershen, 21, of Northfield, Minn., was transported by Prescott Area Ambulance to Regions with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries after the crash on Highway 35, south of County Trunk Highway E in the town of Diamond Bluff. A third man, William E. King, 46, of St.
When asked what they remember from a vacation, most people recall a humorous story or something that went wrong. Although you loved the Rocky Mountains or that Broadway show, at the top of your list will be the time you had a flat tire and ended up having a wonderful meal at an out-of-the-way local restaurant. Since it's the time of the year when most family summer vacations are in the works, I asked my family what they remember from trips we took together. Daughter Laura always brings up her experiences on our trip to Colorado. We rented a motorhome for two weeks.
Hopefully, the summer season is finally here. This means you can open your windows, let some fresh air in, do some yard work, enjoy walks, bike riding, and enjoy many other outdoor activities. The kids are out of school which means more outside activities and more free time for them too. However, from a criminal's viewpoint summer can be an open door of opportunities. With just a little attention paid to a few things around the home and while traveling, hopefully we can all have a crime-free summer.
East Ridge High School will be well represented at the state Class AA track meet. The fleet-footed East Ridge girls team took second place at the Section 4AA meet on Thursday, May 28 at Stillwater Area High School.
Park freshman Allison Gorres made a splash at the Section 3AA meet by securing two spots at the Class 2A state meet. Gorres qualified in the 100-meter dash Thursday to add another event after qualifying in the long jump Tuesday at the University of St. Thomas to make her first trip to the state meet. "She's an athlete and doing great," Wolfpack head coach Matt Maher said. "She's really doing great and doing it at the right time.
South Washington County public and private schools begin their 2013 commencement ceremonies this weekend. The following graduation ceremonies are planned: n Park High School: 4 p.m. Saturday, June 1; Aldrich Arena, Maplewood n East Ridge High School: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1; East Ridge gymnasium, Woodbury n Woodbury High School: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2; Aldrich Arena, Maplewood n New Life Academy: 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2: New Life gymnasium n Hope Christian Academy: 7 p.m. Friday, May 31; St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, St. Paul Park n Math and Science Academy: 6 p.m.
Scoreboard - Wednesday, May 29 BASEBALL Section 4AAA tournament Fourth round Wednesday, May 29 Stillwater 6, East Ridge 0 Stillwater 000 000 0 - 0 4 2 East Ridge 104 001 x - 6 12 0 W-Galenti. L-Richardson. BOYS GOLF Section 3AAA Championship Round One at Goodrich, par 70 Tuesday, May 28 Hastings 303, East Ridge 306, Eastview 311, Eagan 312, Woodbury 313, Simley 313, St. Thomas 314, Henry Sibley 336, Rosemount 336, Park 348, Apple Valley 348, St. Paul Highland Park 379.