Shantel Rivard says she wants to spend more time with her family.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Five-goal first period sinks Royals in 7-1 loss to Raiders.
Cretin-Derham Hall dominated the Woodbury girls hockey team 7-1 Tuesday night in Surban East Conference action. Woodbury gave up five goals in the first period and never caught up, despite equaling Cretin in shots on goal (23). Rachel Letsche scored Woodbury's lone goal in the third period. Woodbury falls to 1-4 on the season and hosts Stillwater Area High School on Saturday.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Royals can't overcome four second-period goals by Irish.
The Woodbury girls hockey team put up a fight against top-seeded Rosemount in Wednesday’s Section 3AA quarterfinal, but the Irish were too much in a 4-3 victory at the Rosemount Community Center. The Royals (7-18-2) took a 1-0 lead on a power-play goal from April Weller, then got goals from Emily Moris in the second and Kayla Falconer in the third. But the Irish (19-5-1) used four second-period goals to take control of the game. Woodbury goalie Emilie Tappe turned away 32 of the 36 shots she faced in the game. Rosemount advances to Saturday’s Section 3AA semifinal, where it will face No. 4 seed Hastings at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights at 6 p.m.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Woodbury defeats Apple Valley, while East Ridge falls in overtime at Henry Sibley.
The postseason began for a pair of local girls hockey teams on Monday night as Woodbury and East Ridge opened Section 3AA competition with first-round games at home and away. While the Royals were able to overcome Apple Valley on its own rink, the Raptors fell short of advancement in a two-overtime loss at Henry Sibley. Woodbury 3, Apple Valley 2 Host Woodbury never trailed Apple Valley, yet never held a comfortable lead before gritting out a 3-2 victory at the Bielenberg Sports Center. After a scoreless first period, Jessica Krinke got the Royals on the board at 11:09 of the middle frame. The edge did not last, however, as the Eagles struck back just 17 seconds later. It took only slightly longer for Woodbury to regain the advantage as …
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Woodbury completes season sweep of cross-town rival with a 3-1 win at the Bielenberg Sports Center; Raptors boys hockey tops Forest Lake as Royals boys basketball loses at Owatonna.
The Woodbury and East Ridge girls hockey teams faced off against each other to close out their regular season campaigns on a Saturday that also saw the Raptors boys hockey squad win and the Royals boys basketball team lose. Woodbury/East Ridge Girls Hockey: Royals 3, Raptors 1 The Woodbury girls hockey team completed a regular-season sweep of cross-town rival East Ridge by means of a 3-1 win at the Bielenberg Sports Center. Royals defender Sam Greeley opened the scoring at 5:40 of the first period,with teammate and forward Jessica Bonfe logging a goal at 11:27 to give Woodbury a 2-0 lead before Raptors forward Erica Michaud tallied what would be her team's only goal at 16:25 of the opening frame. Leading 2-1 into the second period, …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Woodbury girls, boys basketball teams take two from intra-district rival; East Ridge hoopsters both lose to Mounds View.
A pair of Woodbury basketball victories against intra-district rival Park highlighted the local sports schedule on a Tuesday that also saw the East Ridge cagers both lose to Mounds View and the New Life hoop squads split with Maranatha. The Royals girls hockey team lost in its penultimate pre-playoff game of the year. Woodbury Girls Basketball: Royals 47, Park 37 The Woodbury girls basketball team was able to hold off a feisty effort from Park in Cottage Grove, winning 47-37 to move back within one game of first place in the Suburban East Conference. Kristina White led all scorers with 20 points, while Royals teammate Michelle Young logged 11 points as Woodbury improved to 13-4 overall and 10-2 in the SEC. Following conference-leading …
Sunday, January 30, 2011
East Ridge skaters win 2-1 at Forest Lake while Woodbury boys hockey tops Cretin; Raptor boys, Royals girls suffer overtime puck losses.
The East Ridge girls hockey team won its first-ever Suburban East Conference contest to highlight a Saturday schedule that also saw the Woodbury boys hockey squad defeat Cretin-Derham Hall for the second time this season, while the Raptor boys and Royals girls suffered overtime hockey losses. East Ridge Girls Hockey: Raptors 2, Forest Lake 1 After 15 unsuccessful tries, the East Ridge girls hockey team earned its initial conference victory as second period goals from Erica Michaud and Brooke Marlow and 35 saves from Katie Ahmann gave the Raptors a 2-1 win at Forest Lake. With the win East Ridge improved to 6-17 overall and 1-15 in the SEC. There are two games remaining on the East Ridge regular season schedule, both at the Bielenberg …
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
East Ridge, Woodbury, New Life go 0-for-8 in basketball and hockey matchups on Monday and Tuesday.
Local teams went 0-for-8 on the court and rink to start the week, beginning with an East Ridge girls hockey loss on Monday night and stretching through a Woodbury girls hockey defeat Tuesday evening, making for an unpleasant run for area athletics. East Ridge Girls Hockey: Cretin-Derham Hall 6, Raptors 1 The East Ridge girls hockey team has scored one goal in each of its last three losses against Suburban East competition, with Erica Michaud's third-period score going down as the only offense in the Raptors' 6-1 loss to Cretin-Derham Hall at the Bielenberg Sports Center. Katie Ahmann made 29 saves in the East Ridge net in the defeat that dropped her team to 5-17 overall and 0-15 in the SEC. The Raptors travel to Forest Lake for a 3 p.m. …
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
The Raptors lost 6-1 Monday to Suburban East Conference opponent Cretin-Derham Hall.
The East Ridge girls hockey team lost Monday to Cretin-Derham Hall by a 6-1 score. For more of Dave Pointon's photos from the event, or to purchase pics, click here.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Woodbury girls top Mustangs on a busy Friday night for local basketball teams.
A one-point win at home kept the Woodbury girls basketball team in sole possession of second place in the Suburban East Conference, highlighting a Friday night slate that saw all six local hoop troops in action as well as the East Ridge girls hockey team. Woodbury Girls Basketball: Royals 49, Mounds View 48 Ashley Sha scored the game-winning basket with 12 seconds remaining to cap a 12-point half and 17-point game as the Woodbury girls basketball team defeated Mounds View 49-48 in The Lion's Den. Michelle Young tied for the game's scoring high with 20 points and the Royals held off a spirited Mustangs rally for the win after leading 31-19 at halftime. Woodbury, now 11-3 overall and 8-1 in the SEC, travels to Roseville on Tuesday for a 7:15…