Friday, October 5, 2012
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Stillwater jumped out to a 14 point lead against East Ridge on Friday night before the Ponies offense even touched the field. No. 4-ranked Stillwater never looked back, beating East Ridge 24-21, on their way to a division leading 5-1 record in the Suburban East Conference. Nate Ricci returned to the field this week and immediately had a big impact. Ricci took the opening kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown, after adding the extra point, the Ponies were up 7-0. The Ponies defense came out and shut the Raptors down on their first possession of the game, forcing them to punt. Ricci fielded the punt on the Ponies 25 yard line, and returned it 75 yards for his second touchdown in the first four minutes of the game. But after two quick strikes, …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Woodbury cedes top spot in SEC to Roseville after 77-76 loss Thursday.
The Woodbury and Roseville boys basketball teams entered Thursday night's game with identical 19-4 overall records and tied for first place in the Suburban East Conference with 13-2 marks. Unfortunately, the Royals found themselves on the losing end in an emotional and physical game, falling 77-76 at home. During the course of the game, Woodbury lead by as many as nine points but failed to maintain the lead to a tough Roseville squad. While both teams still have two more regular-season games, the win Thursday night places Roseville in the top seed for post-season play. Junior Renard Suggs lead Woodbury with 28 points and senior Connor McKeen contributed 17. The Royals face Park High School on Tuesday night
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Senior Robinette leads team to 8-0 mark.
The East Ridge gymnastics team scored a victory Thursday night 137.17-117.2 over Suburban East Conference rival Cretin-Derham Hall to remain unbeaten on the season. Senior Leah Robinette placed first in three of her four events and captured the all-around competition. Sophomore Kelly McKenzie placed third in the all-around. The Raptors now move to 5-0 in Surban East competition and 8-0 overall. They face Maple Lake Tuesday in a non-conference contest.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Royals basketball moves to 7-2 on season with 64-44 win over Woodbury rival East Ridge.
The Woodbury boys basketball team returned from a the holiday break with a dominating performance over cross-town rival East Ridge, winning 64-44. The Royals, who were in control from the opening tip, were lead by another strong performance from junior guard Renard Suggs with 21 points. Seniors Connor McKeen and Ben Rexroth each chipped in 10 points. East Ridge's Justin Pahl lead Raptors scorers with 12. Woodbury, which visits Stillwater on Friday, is now 7-2 on the season and 3-0 on Suburban East Conference play. East Ridge falls to 4-5 and 1-3 in SEC play.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Raptors win in non-conference basketball action.
The East Ridge girls basketball team held on to a first-half lead to beat Irondale 52-46 Tuesday Night. Leading 23-22 entering the second half, the Raptors' tough defense and strong ball handling overcame Irondale's full-court press. Senior Allison Berry lead Raptors scorers with 12 points. Sophomore Jamie Swanson chipped in 11. East Ridge imporved is season record to 3-4, and will visit Simley on Thursday night before the holiday break.
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, October 20, 2011
East Ridge falls 28-26 to White Bear Lake.
The Raptors fell short in their Wednesday night bid to beat the Bears. Dayo Ogundepo rushed for two touchdowns, including a 66 yard ramble, Austin Fisher rushed for a third TD and Brandon Johnson found Luke Mlsna in the end zone for the raptors fourth score of the evening, but it wasn't enough as East Ridge lost 28-26. The Raptors finish the regular season with a 2-6 record overall, 1-3 in the section and 2-6 in the Suburban East Conference.
In last regular-season game, Royals put up 42 points in first half.
After suffering its worst defeat of the season last week, Woodbury dominated conference rival Forest Lake 62-31 in prep football action Wednesday night. Woodbury scored in every way possible—including multiple touchdown passes from quarterback Sawyer Moon, a long touchdown run by Quran Al-Hameed, and a fumble return by defensive back Cam Maslonka... and that was just in the first half, when the Royals scored 42 points. Woodbury finishes the regular season with a 5-3 mark, and a fifth-place finish in the Suburban East Conference.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Royals look to close out the regular season with a victory.
The playoffs for high school football are nearly upon us, and Woodbury hopes to get right against Forest Lake following a tough loss to Cretin. Woodbury (4-3 Suburban East Conference) lost to Cretin-Derham Hall 43-7; Forest Lake (2-5 SEC) lost to Mounds View 28-0. Quran Al-Hameed (Woodbury, running back) Al-Hameed scored Woodbury's lone touchdown last week, providing one of the few bright spots for the Royals. Tommy Tyson (Forest Lake, running back) Tyson led the Rangers with 61 yards on 15 carries a week ago. Woodbury is more or less locked into the second seed for the Section 4AAAAA playoffs. The Royals aren't going to catch Cretin-Derham Hall for the top spot, and even if they lose and Eagan—the team currently in the third slot—wins, it…
Raptors look to end regular season on winning note.
High school football teams gearing up to play Wednesday night can mean only one thing: The end of the regular season is here, and the start of the playoffs is just around the corner. Some teams' playoff fate—good or bad—is already sealed at this point, and they are just playing out the schedule. For other teams, Wednesday's contests could go a long way toward determining whether this season is looked back on as a success or failure. White Bear Lake (5-2 Suburban East Conference) edged Hastings 7-3; East Ridge (2-5 SEC) won 20-14 over Park. Dayo Ogundepo (East Ridge, running back) Ogundepo, in his first featured role in the backfield, carried 21 times for 143 yards against Park. Joe Nasvik (White Bear Lake, running back) Nasvik scored the …