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August 23, 2017
Chase Blackmun savors the moment at Alliant Energy Center in Madison after his Hudson Raiders won the 2017 WIAA State Boys Hockey Championship March 4. Blackmun registered a goal and three assists in three games to earn tournament MVP honors and has committed to play collegiate hockey at NCAA Division I University of Massachusetts-Lowell. File photo
Trust in the process: Blackmun picks UMass-Lowell
August 23, 2017 - 8:00am
August 3, 2017
University of Minnesota senior Sydney Squires of Hudson gets off a shot in the Gopher women's soccer team's game against Utah last season. Squires is the leading returning goal scorer for the defending Big Ten champion Gophers, who open the 2017 season with an exhibition game against Creighton Sunday, Aug. 6. Photos courtesy University of Minnesota Athletics.
Goal driven: Former Raider Squires excelling at U of M
August 3, 2017 - 2:25pm
June 15, 2017
The Buffalo Sabres have named former Stillwater High School coach Phil Housley as their new head coach.
Former Stillwater hockey coach Phil Housley named coach of NHL's Buffalo Sabres
June 15, 2017 - 12:57pm
June 14, 2017
Daniel Tripicchio
Tripicchio repeat Academic All-American
June 14, 2017 - 11:04am
April 28, 2017
Front Row - Grace Dietzman(St Croix Valley Fusion), Amber DeLong(SCV), Abbie Delong(SCV), Sydney Seeley(SCV), Caitlyn Erickson(Western WI Stars), Nikki Olund(Hudson), Mallory Thompson(Hud.), and Maddie Buck(SCV) 
Back Row - Bailey Erickson(Asst. coach), Tony Erickson(Asst. coach ), Juneau Paulsen(SCV), Hailey Schumacher(SCV), Sydney Hahn(Western WI), Jaden Woiwode(SCV), Taylor Wandschneider(Hudson), Lilly Accola(SCV), Bailey Williams(WW), Quinn Winkoski(Hudson), and Mike DeLong(head coach)
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Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
April 28, 2017 - 4:41pm
March 23, 2017
Hudson senior Chase Blackmun (5) was named to the Wisconsin Hockey Coaches Association for the third straight season and was joined on the first team by Raider teammates Aaron Grounds and Anthony Howard. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Six Raiders all-state hockey
March 23, 2017 - 10:01am
March 5, 2017
The Hudson boys' hockey team hoists the state championship trophy after defeating Waukesha North, 2-1, in the WIAA state title game Saturday, March 4, at Alliant Energy Center in Madison. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raiders state champs!
March 5, 2017 - 9:40am
March 4, 2017
Hudson's Aaron Grounds celebrates his power play goal to give the Raiders a 3-0 lead in the third period of their WIAA State semifinal against Wausau West Friday, March 3. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider hockey reaches state title game
March 4, 2017 - 11:32am
March 3, 2017
Aaron Grounds celebrates scoring the first goal of the game in the Raiders' 4-0 win over Eau Claire Memorial Thursday, March 2, in Madison. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Hudson hockey advances at state
March 3, 2017 - 8:38am
March 1, 2017
Members of the Raider boys' hockey team mob captains Chase Blackmun, Aaron Grounds and Tanner Gornick after the trio accepted the Section 1 championship plaque following the team's 7-0 victory over Superior last Saturday afternoon at Gornick Arena.
Raiders skate back to state
March 1, 2017 - 3:26pm
February 26, 2017
Sectional champion Raider boys hockey team. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raiders roll to sectional hockey title
February 26, 2017 - 9:26am
February 22, 2017
Members of the Raider girls' hockey team salute their fans after defeating the Western Wisconsin Stars, 7-2, in a WIAA sectional semifinal Tuesday evening at Gornick Arena. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider hockey rolls to section finals
February 22, 2017 - 3:30pm
February 17, 2017
Hudson players celebrate a goal by Aaron Grounds in the first period of their 13-0 victory over Amery in a WIAA regional final Thursday night. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raiders barrel into sectional
February 17, 2017 - 2:57pm
February 9, 2017
Hudson players pour off the bench to celebrate with goalie Anthony Howard (1) after the second-ranked Raiders defeated No. 1 Wausau West, 4-2, Saturday afternoon at Gornick Arena. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Raiders reclaim No. 1 ranking
February 9, 2017 - 10:28am
Hudson freshman Quinn Winkoski (12) gets the puck past Chippewa Falls-Menomonie goaltender Hale Frank for the first goal of the game in the Raider girls' hockey team's 7-1 victory over the Cardinals Thursday night at Gornick Arena. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Girls' hockey climbs to top
February 9, 2017 - 10:24am