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working out in a gym

Joining a gym is great for your health and we are all aware that we should try to be a bit more active as we age. Not only does a gym membership make it easier and more enjoyable to exercise, but, if you need more motivation, you waill also find it at the gym.

Woodbury native Jake Guentzel will remember the summer of 2017 for the rest of his life. On the night of June 11, he helped his NHL Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators in a six-game series.  

Then, on Thursday, July 13, Guentzel brought the Stanley Cup to Woodbury.

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.

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