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Captains of the 2014 Raider girls’ soccer team are, from left, Marki Thompson, Alexa Haines and Lauren Berglund. The Raiders open the season at the D.C. Everest Invitational in Schofield tis Friday and Saturday, April 11-12. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)

Raider girls' soccer team sets stage for success

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Before the Raider girls’ soccer team ever set foot outside for practice this spring, they took part in a Team Building Day at the YMCA Camp St. Croix facility.


All 16 varsity players and 21 junior varsity players took part in a variety of outdoor activities conducted by the camp staff before head coach John Knutson led the team in an exercise called “Lifeline,” where the girls listed the highs and lows of their life.

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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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