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.
The Hudson Raider boys' hockey team couldn't snap Superior's sectional championship string. The Spartans scored the first five goals of the game Saturday in New Richmond on their way to their eighth straight sectional title with an 8-1 victory over Hudson. The Raiders reached the sectional final with a 3-2 win over River Falls Tuesday while the Spartans advanced with a 9-2 win over Menomonie. Superior has now qualified for the WIAA State Hockey Championships in 32 of the tournament's 39 years, including the last eight straight.