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Raider football players celebrate with their classmates after defeating Rice Lake 28-21 in overtime Friday night, Sept 6, at Newton Field. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)

Raiders beat Rice Lake in OT thriller

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John Uchytil’s second touchdown pass of the game to Jake Giordana in overtime gave Hudson a 28-21 come-from-behind victory over Rice Lake in the Big Rivers Conference opener Friday night, Sept. 6, at Newton Field.


A high snap on a Rice Lake punt attempt from the Warriors own 5-yard line with 1 minute, 11 seconds remaining sailed through the back of the end zone for a safety to tie the score, 21-21, and force overtime.

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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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