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Eight seniors will lead this year's Raider girls' soccer team, which hopes to open the season this weekend at the D.C. Everest Tournament in Schofield. From left are, co-captain Nicole Mara, team manager Britta VanGuilder, Hannah Wirth, Sadie Gray, Mariah Fier, Lauren Lingenfelter, Solvei Stenso-Velo, and co-captain Kristin Sobottka. Bob Burrows photo

Raiders soccer team hopes to open season

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Senior co-captains Nicole Mara and Kristin Sobottka said it's been tough on the Raider girls' soccer team being stuck inside for three straight weeks.


"It's brutal playing in here," Mara said before practice last Thursday in the E.P. Rock Elementary School gym. "There's not a lot of room and the ball moves a lot faster."

Sobottka was even firmer in her assessment.

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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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