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Senior co-captains Katy Tantalean, left, and Jen Millin are ready to lead the Raider girls soccer team when they take the field for the first time this season Thursday at New Richmond. Photo by Bob Burrows

Soccer girls kick off season

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The Raider girls soccer team finally got outside for a practice Monday. That gave it three days to prepare for its first game of the season.


The Raiders kick off the 2009 campaign Thursday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. at New Richmond. They open Big Rivers Conference play Tuesday, April 7, at Menomonie, and host River Falls under the lights in their home opener Thursday, April 9, at the new middle school field.

Head coach Josh Pettit said the players are ready to go.

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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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