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Raider junior quarterback Davy Branson runs for a gain of 34 yards in the second quarter of Hudson's 21-13 win over Wisconsin Rapids Friday night at Newton Field. Branson finished with 83 yards rushing and two touchdown passes in the Raiders' season-opening victory. Photo by Bob Burrows

Raiders power past Rapids

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The scoreboard and clock at Newton Field never worked during Friday night's Raider football team's season opener against Wisconsin Rapids, and that was just fine with Hudson head coach Adam Kowles.


"That's kind of how we want to play," Kowles said. "Don't worry about the score or the time, just keep playing hard until the final whistle."

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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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