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.
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The Trinity Academy Warriors cross country team won both the girls’ and boys’ 4-6 grade and the boys’ 7-8 grade conference titles at the Twin Cities Lutheran Athletic Conference (TCLAC) meet Monday, Oct. 3, in Corcoran, Minn.
Max Stubbendick ran for a pair of first quarter touchdowns but the Raiders had to watch a 52-yard field goal attempt by Eau Claire Memorial fall short as time expired to escape with a 21-18 victory over the Old Abes on homecoming Friday, Sept. 30, in Hudson. Stubbendick capped Hudson's first two possessions of the game with runs of 6 and 1 yard and Keyser Helterbrand kicked both extra points to give the Raiders a quick 14-0 lead to the delight of their packed student section at Newton Field.
Hudson's boys soccer team made quick and easy work of Menomonie with a 10-0 win Tuesday night, Sept. 27, to improve to 7-0-0 in Big Rivers Conference play, 9-4-0 overall. The Raiders wrapped up the first half of their BRC schedule with a 5-0 victory over Eau Claire North a week earlier before dropping a 3-1 nonconference decision to second-ranked Middleton Friday, Sept. 23, at home.
Menomonie scored on its first four possessions of the game and held Hudson to a season-low 126 total yards of offense to hand the Raiders their first loss of the season, 34-14, Friday night, Sept. 16, at Newton Field. The Mustangs racked up 338 yards on the ground and ran 76 offensive plays compared to Hudson's 41.
Jagger Marvin scored Hudson's first touchdown on a 98-yard kickoff return and Aaron Squires scored on four short touchdown runs in the second half to lead the Raider football team to a 35-14 victory over Superior in a battle of unbeaten teams at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior Friday night, Sept. 11. Superior struck first with a 30-yard touchdown pass from Gunner Johnson to Corey Sanders before Marvin returned the ensuing kickoff 98-yards to tie the score.
Max Stubbendick ran for two touchdowns, Keyser Helterbrand ran for one score, threw for another and kicked a field goal and four extra points, and Jagger Marvin and Alex Kela scored one touchdown each as the Raider football team scored on five straight first half possessions and never looked back in a 45-0 victory over Eau Claire North in the Big Rivers Conference opener for both teams Friday night, Sept. 2, at Carson Park in Eau Claire.
After jumping out to a 17-0 first quarter lead, the Raider football team had to come from behind twice to defeat defending state runner-up Arrowhead, 33-30, on the Warhawks' home turf Friday night, Aug. 26, in Hartland.
The Hudson River Rats amateur baseball team will open the 2016 Wisconsin Baseball Association State Tournament against the Chippewa River Baseball League champion Osseo Merchants this Saturday, Aug. 13, at...
We haven't even hit the dog days of summer yet, but student-athletes at Hudson High School are already gearing up for their respective fall sports seasons. The Raider football team...
Dan Loughney was clearing a table as part of his job at the Broadway Bowl Bowling Center in Menomonie this past January when something went horribly wrong. “I was going...