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The Raider football team storms the student section after defeating Menomonie 28-10 to win the Big Rivers Conference football championship Friday night at Newton Field. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)

Raiders repeat as BRC football champs

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There was plenty of hype surrounding Friday night’s battle for the Big Rivers Conference football title between Hudson and Menomonie at Newton Field. And the game lived up to expectations.


Landry Otten’s second touchdown pass of the game to Jake Giordana late in the third quarter gave Hudson a 14-10 lead, and Wade Malecha ran for a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns as the Raiders won their second straight undisputed conference title with a 28-10 victory over the Mustangs.

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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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