Monday, April 29, 2013
Because of state data practices law, school officials were unable to elaborate on the situation, but the district did take administrative action.
South Washington County Schools completed an investigation regarding a complaint against the Woodbury High School baseball coach and “appropriate administrative actions have been taken.” Coach Kevin McDermott did not immediately return a phone call Monday seeking comment. Patch contacted Jason Gonnion, Woodbury High School activities director, who said via email: A recent complaint was made against the coach, and the district completed an investigation into the allegations. At this point, appropriate administrative actions have been taken. Per Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, that is all the information we can share at this point in time. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Friday, February 1, 2013
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Glen Moon, longtime youth coach in Woodbury, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, surrounded by friends and family. Friends are going to recognize Moon during halftime of Friday night’s basketball game between East Ridge and Woodbury. The event calls for athletes he coached over the years to come down to the court at Woodbury High School and honor him. The game starts at 7:15 p.m. Friend John Griffin said Moon had an endearing personality and loved sports, his kids and his family. Moon and his pals could often been seen in the back row of stadiums or bleachers at various sporting events in Woodbury, said Griffin, who coached one of Moon’s sons. “Just a great guy,” Griffin said. “A great outlook on life. Always a smile.” Moon last spring told …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Friends are planning a ceremony at halftime of Friday night’s basketball game between Woodbury and East Ridge.
Woodbury resident Glen Moon has touched the lives of countless local athletes over the years as a youth sports coach. In December 2011 he was diagnosed with cancer. Earlier this week, Moon decided not to go forward with additional chemotherapy treatments, according to his CaringBridge site. Friends are planning a tribute for Moon during halftime of the Friday, Feb. 1, basketball game between Woodbury and East Ridge. The game begins at 7:15 p.m. “Glen has devoted nearly two decades of his life to develop integrity, strong character and improve the skills in every kid he coached,” friend John Wallgren said in an email about the tribute. Players Moon has coached over the years are invited down to the floor of the Woodbury High School gym to …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Shantel Rivard says she wants to spend more time with her family.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The local youth athletics coach is battling metastic colon cancer.
A fundraiser for Woodbury youth athletics coach Gary Rinehart is planned for 5-10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, at Woodbury Middle School. An 11-year Woodbury resident, Rinehart, 44, is battling metastic colon cancer, and the family has incurred costly medical bills. The benefit will include a spaghetti dinner, entertainment, silent auction, kids’ activities and chance to win an iPad2. A volunteer Woodbury Athletic Association baseball tournament director, WAA youth wrestling director and WALL baseball tournament director, Rinehart has two sons, ages 10 and 9. People can purchase tickets ($10; $5 for kids under 12) in advance at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Oakdale. Donations to the Coach Gary Rinehart Benefit Fund can also be …
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Beau LaBore, Royals gridiron leader since 2005, is offered and accepts position with conference rival Ponies.
Beau LaBore, Woodbury High School's head football coach since 2005, announced Wednesday night that has accepted the same position with Suburban East Conference rival Stillwater. “Stillwater has a very proud tradition in football and I want to be a part of that,” LaBore said. “I am also looking forward to being part of a community with one school district and one football team.” The Stillwater football team has been without a head varsity coach since Scott Hoffman retired after the 2010 season. Hoffman posted a 64-49 record in 11 seasons leading the Ponies after taking over for longtime coach George Thole. "We're very excited," Stillwater athletics/activities director Ricky Michel said of the hire. "Beau brings with him a lot of energy and …