Weather Forecast

Hudson's Paul Ruppert shares a laugh with Bay City's first baseman with River Rats' teammate Craig Jilek at the plate in the second inning of the Rats' 5-0 win over the Bombers in the final St. Croix Valley Baseball League game of the season Sunday at Grandview Park. Hudson will host the defending state champion Eau Claire Bears in a non-league game Friday at 6:15 p.m.

Rats gear up for playoffs

Email News Alerts

The Hudson River Rats won their final two St. Croix Valley Baseball League games to finish the regular season tied with River Falls for the top spot in the North Division of the SCVBL with a league mark of 12-4, but River Falls' season sweep over the Rats gave the Fighting Fish the division title.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

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.
(715) 426-1047