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Hardisha White takes off in the long jump at the New Richmond Relays Friday in New Richmond. White, the school record holder in the triple jump, finished third in the long jump and second in the triple jump to help the Raider girls to a second-place finish. Photo by Dave Newman

Track teams gear up for conference


Next up -- the Big Rivers Conference Championships.

That's the immediate focus of the Raider track and field teams after the boys took first and the girls finished second by one point at the New Richmond Relays Friday in New Richmond. The Raiders will host the BRC meet Tuesday, May, 19, at Newton Field with field events beginning at 3:30 p.m. and running events at 4:15.

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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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