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Hudson High School girls’ basketball players pose with donations made to the local food shelf by participants in the program’s second annual youth clinic Saturday in the school commons. The clinic drew over 120 pre-kindergarten through eighth-graders who were asked to bring a non-perishable food item. Raider players and coaches served as clinic instructors. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)

Raider girls' basketball team defeats Menomonie in Big Rivers opener

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The Raider girls’ basketball team won its second game in a row after two losses to start the season with a 51-40 Big Rivers Conference road victory at Menomonie last Friday.


The Raiders jumped out to a 16-4 lead before going cold from the floor and trailed 21-20 at halftime. Hudson heated up and shot 48 percent from the field in the second half to slowly gain control.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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