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The officers of the Hudson Benchwarmers include, from left, Vice President Lucia Bell, Head Football Coach Adam Kowles, President Nikki Meyer and Secretary Karen Meinke. Treasurer Barb Geissler is missing from the photo. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)

Hudson Benchwarmers work behind the scenes to support football program

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The majority of visitors to Newton Field on a Friday night probably don't how much effort a parent group put into making the game a success for the Hudson Raiders football team.


Long before the starting lineups are introduced and the national anthem is played, the Hudson Benchwarmers have been at work feeding the players, painting the Raiders name in the end zones and getting the concession stands ready for business.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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