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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The Woodbury and East Ridge high school cheer teams put rivalries aside and worked together with the Salvation Army to collect coats for those in need with its Unite the Night coat drive during the East Ridge versus Woodbury varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 13, at Woodbury High School.
East Ridge earned a little revenge in winning the Cretin-Derham Hall tournament championship on Saturday in St. Paul.
Fresh off a loss to Mounds View, the East Ridge girls swimming and diving team flexed its muscles in a lopsided 107-74 win over Forest Lake on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Woodbury Middle School pool.
Park senior Evan Bonneson led the Wolfpack boys to a seventh place finish at the Red Wing Invitational on Friday, Sept. 27, in a warm and windy day at Red Wing High School.
The East Ridge girls tennis team ended a historic regular season last week. Now, they'll face rival Woodbury in the postseason.
The Park girls soccer team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-0 pounding of Suburban East Conference foe Hastings on Thursday, Sept. 26.
The Park boys soccer team took care of business last week, beating a pair of Suburban East Conference opponents to end an eight-game winless streak.
East Ridge wanted to show its Suburban East Conference supremacy, but perennial power Cretin-Derham Hall had other plans.
The Park girls swimming and diving team lost a pair of meets last week. The Wolfpack fell 108-70 to Suburban East Conference foe Mounds View on Thursday, Sept. 19 and lost a close non-conference meet to Red Wing, 93-88, on Tuesday, Sept. 17.