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November 15, 2016
Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh (3) reacts after a missed extra point during the third quarter Nov. 6 against the Detroit Lions at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Lions defeated the Vikings 22-16. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
November 15, 2016 - 11:29am
October 29, 2016
Hudson fullback Aaron Squires looks for room to run in the second half of the Raiders' WIAA Level 2 playoff game at Stevens Point Friday night, Oct. 28. Squires ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for a two-point conversion but the Raiders fell to the Panthers, 41-27. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider football playoff run ends
October 29, 2016 - 9:35am
October 27, 2016
Hudson wide receiver Thomas Newell hauls in a pass over the middle for a gain of 15-yards and a first down in the first half of the Raider football team's 19-14 Level 1 playoff victory over Chippewa Falls. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Raider football moves on in playoffs
October 27, 2016 - 2:46pm
October 16, 2016
Hudson High School football players and fans celebrate after the Raiders defeated River Falls, 45-21, to retain possession of the Little Brown Jug for the eighth straight year Friday night, Oct. 14, at Newton Field in Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
October 16, 2016 - 1:40pm
October 9, 2016
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
October 9, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 1, 2016
Hudson's students and players celebrate after the Raider football team defeated Eau Claire Memorial, 21-18, in the annual homecoming game Friday night, Sept. 30, at Newton Field. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider football earns homecoming win
October 1, 2016 - 9:44am
September 17, 2016
Hudson quarterback Keyser Helterbrand (18) looks for room to run as the rain starts falling in the third quarter of the Raiders' 34-14 loss to Menomonie Friday night, Sept. 16, at Newton Field. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Mustangs hand Raiders first loss
September 17, 2016 - 10:04am
September 10, 2016
Hudson’s Devon Daulton (9) and Parker Poling (46) tackle Superior’s Sam Kline in the third quarter of the Raiders win in Superior on Friday. (Jed Carlson/Superior Telegram photo)
Raiders top Spartans in battle of unbeatens
September 10, 2016 - 11:27am
August 27, 2016
Raiders rally to top Arrowhead
August 27, 2016 - 10:43am
August 14, 2016
Hudson football coach Adam Kowles looks on as the Raiders run a play a the end of the first week of practice last Friday at the high school. The Raiders will scrimmage in Osceola this Friday, Aug. 12, before opening the season with a neutral site game in Middleton Thursday, Aug. 18, against Greenfield. Hudson's home opener will be Friday, Sept. 16, against Menomonie. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider fall sports in full swing
August 14, 2016 - 5:19am
August 13, 2016
Former Raider Dan Loughney is flanked by his parents Colleen and John at a benefit for the former bowler and football player at the Hudson Bowling Center Saturday afternoon. Loughney, a two-time All-Big Rivers Conference fullback at Hudson in 2011 and 2012, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in April. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
The Bull never backs down
August 13, 2016 - 1:13pm
August 12, 2016
Former Raider Dan Loughney is flanked by his parents Colleen and John at a benefit for the former bowler and football player at the Hudson Bowling Center Saturday afternoon. Loughney, a two-time All-Big Rivers Conference fullback at Hudson in 2011 and 2012, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in April. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
The Bull never backs down: Former Raider fullback in fight of his life
August 12, 2016 - 4:19pm
February 5, 2016
Doug's Diggings: Are you ready for the ‘Big Game’?
February 5, 2016 - 8:17am
October 22, 2015
Hudson quarterback Charlie Richards drags Eau Claire North’s  Enrique Gonzalez over the goal line to score on a 16-yard touchdown run in the first quarter of the Raider football team’s season finale against the Huskies last Friday night at Newton Field. Richards ran for two touchdowns and passed for two more to lead the Raiders to a 49-0 victory. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Football ends on a high note
October 22, 2015 - 1:19pm
October 18, 2015
Notes from the Dockside: Listening to the Packers
October 18, 2015 - 1:42pm