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December 4, 2015
Hudson’s Matthew Sparstad takes the ball to the hoop during Raider boys’ basketball team’s practice last Wednesday at the high school. Sparstad is the Raiders’ leading returning scorer after averaging 16.9 points per game on his way to earning All-Big Rivers Conference honors for the second straight season last year. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Boys hoops looking for balance
December 4, 2015 - 9:00am
December 2, 2015
Sophomore guard Ty Huber (22) of Hudson pushes the ball up court in front of the New Richmond bench in the second half of the Raiders’ 62-12 season-opening victory over the Tigers Tuesday, Dec. 1, in Hudson. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider girls explode in opener
December 2, 2015 - 11:04am
November 19, 2015
Raider boys basketball coach Jason Swavely addresses his players at the start of the first official day of practice for the program Monday, Nov. 16. Boys and girls hockey, girls basketball and gymnastics started practice last week with boys basketball, wrestling and boys swimming and diving starting this past Monday. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider winter sports in full swing
November 19, 2015 - 1:10pm
October 30, 2015
Hudson goalkeeper Payton Spencer, left, is mobbed by his teammates after making the game-winning save in a shootout in the Raiders’ WIAA Division 1 sectional semifinal against Eau Claire Memorial Thursday night at the middle school field. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider soccer moves closer to state
October 30, 2015 - 10:11am
October 23, 2015
Jonas tied for 15th at state golf
October 23, 2015 - 10:15am
Hudson sophomore Santi Vergara (9) rifles a shot into the low far corner of the net for the Raiders’ first goal of the game in their 10-0 victory over Superior in a WIAA regional semifinal game Thursday, Oct. 22. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raider soccer, volleyball advance in WIAA playoffs
October 23, 2015 - 10:08am
October 22, 2015
Hudson’s Ian Smith (2674) and Eau Claire Memorial’s Zak Sather jockey for position near the on-mile mark of the boys’ race at the Big Rivers Conference Cross Country Championships in Menomonie last Saturday as Hudson’s George Halunen (2643) follows closely behind. Halunen went on to place third behind teammate Max Ball and Smith finished eighth to help the Raiders boys win the BRC team title. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Boys run to BRC title
October 22, 2015 - 1:26pm
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
Raider soccer players mob teammate Santi Vergara after Vergara scored the only goal of the game in the Raiders’ 1-0 win at River Falls last Thursday afternoon. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Raider booters BRC champs
October 22, 2015 - 10:31am
October 10, 2015
The Hudson Raiders celebrate with the Little Brown Jug after their 41-19 victory over River Falls Friday night at David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field on the campus of UW-River Falls. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Raiders keep the jug
October 10, 2015 - 9:32am
September 26, 2015
Raider football falls at EC Memorial
September 26, 2015 - 9:49am
September 19, 2015
Rice Lake spoils Raider homecoming
September 19, 2015 - 9:44am
September 13, 2015
Wins first SAFE pot o' gold
September 13, 2015 - 9:47am
September 11, 2015
Hudson senior Cole Osterhues plays the ball in front of a Stillwater defender in the Raiders’ scoreless tie with the Ponies last Thursday night at the middle school field. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Bob Burrows)
Raider soccer beats ECN, ties Stillwater
September 11, 2015 - 10:38am
September 5, 2015
Members of the Raider defense signal Raider ball after linebacker Tom Geissler recovered a Superior fumble in the Spartans’ end zone with 1 minute, 58 seconds remaining Friday night, Sept. 4, at Newton Field. The Raiders drove to the Spartan 26-yard line but missed a game-tying field goal on the last play of the game to give Superior a 10-7 win. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Bob Burrows)
Superior holds off Raiders in BRC opener
September 5, 2015 - 11:39am