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Former Raider Ben Gresmer will play pro ball in Portugal
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TOWN OF TROY: New Ordinance - Chapter 115: Adult Entertainment
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June 14, 2013
Eau Claire Memorial ousted in quarterfinals of girls state soccer tournament
Four teams advanced after Thursday's Division 1 quarterfinals at the girls' state high school soccer tournament in Milwaukee. Brookfield Central eliminated Neenah 1-0 on an unassisted goal by Bella Turelli. Cedarburg blanked Eau Claire Memorial 3-0 as Josee Stiever had two goals...
June 14, 2013 - 11:34am
Sun Prairie, Lodi, Oconto and Greenwood are state baseball champs
Sun Prairie won its second straight Division 1 state high school spring baseball title Thursday night, with a 5-4 victory over Stevens Point in eight innings near Appleton. Conner Funnell drove in the winning run with a two-out double in the top of the eighth. Brett Yoder, who scored...
June 14, 2013 - 10:59am
June 13, 2013
Greenwood wins Division 4 state baseball crown
Greenwood High School won the state Division 4 spring baseball championship Thursday morning. Greenwood defeated Lake Country Lutheran 6-4 in the divisional title contest at Fox Cities Stadium near Appleton. Greenwood was down by a run when they scored three in the sixth to seal...
June 13, 2013 - 2:43pm
Hudson High School Rod and Gun Club shoots to state competition
The Hudson High School Rod and Gun Club will take 12 students to state this weekend after starting one year ago. The 36-member club started last year when Rick Persinger, president of the Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club, noticed his son's and his son's friends' growing interests...
sports / outdoors
June 13, 2013 - 10:01am
June 12, 2013
Sun Prairie and Steven Point battle for Division 1 state baseball title
Sun Prairie and Stevens Point will play Thursday for the Division 1 state high school spring baseball crown near Appleton. Defending champion Sun Prairie advanced to the title game by crushing Stoughton 15-5 in a semifinal ended in five innings by the mercy rule. Connor Funnell...
June 12, 2013 - 4:45pm
Raider baseball team falls in sectional final
After a thrilling 12-inning victory over Big Rivers Conference rival Eau Claire Memorial in the WIAA sectional semifinals last Thursday, June 6, in Wisconsin Rapids, the Raider baseball team couldn't keep the momentum going in the sectional final against Stevens Point, falling 11-1...
June 12, 2013 - 7:33am
June 6, 2013
UPDATE: Hudson baseball falls in sectional final
After defeating Eau Claire Memorial, 3-2, in 12 innings in the sectional semifinal game Tuesday, the Raider baseball team lost to Stevens Point, 11-1, in five innings in the sectional final later in the afternoon in Wisconsin Rapids. Stevens Point jumped out to a 4-0 second inning...
sports / news
June 6, 2013 - 2:37pm
June 5, 2013
Raiders cap season at state track
Not many high school athletes get to end their season in front of a two-day total of 17,395 people, but that's what 28 Hudson athletes had the chance to do at the 2013 WIAA State Track and Field Championships at the Veteran's Memorial Field Sports Complex in La Crosse last weekend. Raider...
June 5, 2013 - 12:47pm
Lacrosse beats Mankato in playoff opener
The Hudson Area Lacrosse Association's boys' varsity club team defeated Mankato, 19-2, in its first round playoff game as nine different players...
June 5, 2013 - 11:59am
Raider baseball sectional postponed to Thursday
Rain in Wisconsin Rapids Tuesday, June 4, forced the suspension of the first WIAA baseball sectional semifinal between Eau Claire North and Stevens Point and wiped out Hudson's semifinal game against Eau Claire Memorial slated for later that afternoon. Both games are scheduled...
sports / news
June 5, 2013 - 10:23am
June 1, 2013
Area athletes medal at state track meet
River Falls' Mitch Lenneman and Trent Powell both reached the awards podium in the boys' 1600 meter run and Hudson's Taylor Steffen took home...
news / sports
June 1, 2013 - 9:15pm
May 22, 2013
Raiders claim first conference baseball title in 34 years
The Hudson Raider baseball team clinched its first conference championship since 1979 Tuesday, May 21, by sweeping a doubleheader from Eau Claire...
sports / news
May 22, 2013 - 9:53am
May 16, 2013
Raider baseball team wins 3 of 4 in Big Rivers play
The Raider baseball team's 2013 hit parade continued as it exploded for 24 runs in a doubleheader sweep at Rice Lake but came to an abrupt halt Friday at home against Eau Claire Memorial as the Raiders were shut out for the first time in 71 games, 6-0. Hudson got back on track in...
May 16, 2013 - 11:27am
May 8, 2013
Softball right at home in sweep of Rice Lake
The Raider softball team looked in midseason form in its first home doubleheader of the season last Tuesday against Rice Lake, pounding out 25...
May 8, 2013 - 12:02pm
Raider girls' soccer team has a tough night; bounces back against New Richmond
The Raider girls' soccer team did its best to regroup following an emotional halftime ceremony in remembrance of former teammate Jordan Costello...
May 8, 2013 - 11:52am