Sports

Back in the late '80s, spectators at Woodbury High School junior varsity girls’ basketball games became accustomed to an unusual sight: a 6-year-old kid standing in one corner of the gym, making hand signals and pretending to referee the game.

When he finished his Division I soccer career at Creighton University in 2013, Woodbury native Brent Kallman didn’t receive any offers to play for Major League Soccer teams.

Summer is the perfect time for kids to learn the sport of golf or take their skills to a new level.

Eagle Valley Golf Course and Prestwick Golf Club offer some great programs to get your kids
driving and putting.

Skill “How comfortable are your kids floating and putting their faces in the water? This will determine the starting point for all swim classes.”

The author grew up playing hockey with the Woodbury Area Hockey Club, was a member of the Hill-Murray Pioneers girls hockey team and went on to play collegiate hockey at Providence College in Rhode Island.

With all of the action at Bielenberg Sports Center (BSC) since its 2014 remodeling, Katie Broderick, facility operations technician, says she’s often asked the same question: “Where’s your ice guy?”

Brian Kallman is an alumnus of Woodbury High School, a retired professional soccer player and, as of last January, an entrepreneur.

As a child, memories of playing ball with mom and dad can be some of the simplest and most joyful. What Woodbury resident Frank White didn’t realize, however, was that when he played catch with his dad, Lou “Pud” White, he was playing with one of the greats.

Playing baseball in Minnesota can be tough. By August most summer leagues have wrapped up, and finding good winter facilities can mean traveling across the metro or farther.

Explaining the roller derby as “a bunch of girls on roller skates” doesn’t accurately paint the picture of the fast, elbow-throwing, ruthless women who make up the Minnesota RollerGirls.

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