Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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East Ridge Junior Olympic volleyball tryouts Nov. 17 n The East Ridge Athletic Association volleyball program will hold tryouts for the 2013-2014 Junior Olympic volleyball season on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Cottage Grove Middle School and Sunday, Nov. 17, at Woodbury High School. Each player must be present both days to complete the tryout. There is a non-refundable fee: $30 in advance (online) or $40 at the door. JO Volleyball is competitive team play for girls age 9-16. ERAA JO volleyball provides a competitive, traveling volleyball experience for all athletes.
The South Washington County Thunderbolts adapted soccer team is returning to the state tournament with hopes of bringing home some hardware.
Four East Ridge Raptors will finish their high school swim careers on the state’s biggest stage.
Billy Cuevas, the head coach of the East Ridge girls swimming and diving team, was pegged as the new head coach of the East Ridge boys swimming and diving team, too.
If it’s true a varsity team is only as good as its feeder programs, the East Ridge football team should be in good shape.
Vermont freshman and 2013 Woodbury High School graduate Kristina White scored a game-high 19 points behind 4-for-6 shooting from 3-point range to help lead the Catamounts past neighboring St. Michael’s College, 80-57, in a women’s basketball exhibition game at Patrick Gymnasium on Saturday. The Catamounts shot 48.6 percent from the field, including a 6-for-9 effort from long range, and held St.
East Ridge baseball turkey bingo fundraiser The East Ridge Baseball Diamond Club and East Ridge Athletic Association traveling baseball are hosting their annual Turkey Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 16,...
Starting this week, Bob McEnaney - a certified coach through both USA Triathlon and USA Cycling – will be hosting his annual group indoor cycling training sessions every Tuesday and Thursday at Penn Cycle in Woodbury.
For the past four years, Evan Bonneson has been the frontrunner for the Park boys cross country team. On Saturday the senior finished his career at the state meet at St. Olaf College in Northfield for the first time.
In its fourth straight appearance at the Class AA state cross country meet - held Saturday, Nov. 2, at St. Olaf College in Northfield - the East Ridge girls team earned second place, celebrating on the podium and bringing a trophy back home to Woodbury.