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, the top seed in Section 4AAAAAA, lost 38-3 to Eastview, the fourth seed in Section 3AAAAAA, in the Sweet 16 round of the prep football playoffs on Friday, Nov. 11, at The Nest in Woodbury.
Park track star R.J. Alowonle hasn’t slowed down. Alowonle, now a sophomore at the University of North Carolina, earned the Tarheels’ Freshman of the Year award for the 2012-13 season...
PWER Nordic ski meeting Oct. 30 at Woodbury High School Students interested in joining the PWER (Park, Woodbury and East Ridge) Nordic ski team this season should attend an information...
The Park volleyball team’s season came to a close on Tuesday, Oct. 22, with a 3-0 loss to Bloomington Kennedy in the opening round of the Section 3AAA tournament.
The New Life Academy volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the Section 4A tournament with wins over Bethany Academy and Legacy Christian Academy last week.
Heading down the homestretch, the South Washington County Thunderbolts adapted soccer team is one of the top teams in its league.
Last year, the girls on the East Ridge cross country team left the state meet in St. Olaf College feeling like they had some unfinished business. Now they’ll get a chance to finish it.
Two quick defensive touchdowns helped East Ridge, the No. 1 seed in the Class 6A, Section 4 playoffs, pound eighth-seeded Forest Lake 54-14 on Friday, Oct. 25, at The Nest in Woodbury.
The Raptors will be without senior center J.C. Hassenauer for the remainder of the year.
In 1998, Mimi Wiencke made it her goal to go to the Olympics someday. This month, Wiencke starts the home stretch of a journey she hopes will end in Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Games.