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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Hunter Frey scored four touchdowns and Landry Otten passed for three touchdown as the Hudson Raider football team posted a 42-20 victory over the Eau Claire North Huskies in Big Rivers Conference football action Friday night, Sept. 20, at Carson Park in Eau Claire. Hudson scored on its first five possessions of the game and piled up 349 total yards in the first half on its way to finishing with 454.
The Raider volleyball team rolled to six straight victories last week, including beating Menomonie twice -- once in the Big Rivers Conference opener last Thursday and against in the championship match of Saturday's Hudson Invitational. The Raiders will try to keep their winning streak intact when they travel to Rice Lake for a BRC match this Thursday, Sept. 19. They'll have a week off before returning home to host Eau Claire Memorial next Thursday, Sept.
Hudson scored 17 points in a two-minute span early in the fourth quarter to come from behind and post a 27-13 victory over Chippewa Falls Friday night, Sept.
The Raider girls’ cross country team ran to a first place finish at the Ron Kretsch Invitational hosted by Benilde-St. Margaret’s in Crystal last Saturday. Team members include, from left, Meghan Rudquist, Mary Knutson, Sadie Kroll, Miranda Miller, Erin Wetzstein, Ellen Snyder and Claire Pechacek. (Submitted photo) @h:Girls run to first at Ron Kretsch Invite @by:By Bob Borrows @by2: email@example.com @t:The Raider girls’ cross country team finished first out of 16 teams, and the boys’ placed fifth out of 18 teams at the competitive Ron Kretsch Invitational hosted by Benilde-St.
John Uchytil’s second touchdown pass of the game to Jake Giordana in overtime gave Hudson a 28-21 come-from-behind victory over Rice Lake in the Big Rivers Conference opener Friday night, Sept.
Hudson's defense forced three turnovers and the Raider defense took advantage of good field position as the Raider football team posted a 20-0 shutout victory last Friday night in Chanhassen, Minn. The Raiders scored on drives of seven, 24 and 38 yards and held Chanhassen to a total of 176 net yards to even their record at 1-1 heading into this Friday night's Big Rivers Conference opener at home against Rice Lake. "It was really a grind-it-out type of game," Raider head coach Adam Kowles said.
The Raider soccer team scored five goals in the first half of a 5-0 win over Menomonie in its season opener last Thursday before putting six straight goals on the board Saturday at Tartan to come from behind and post an 8-3 victory. The Raiders visited Rice Lake this past Tuesday, Sept. 3, and return home to host defending Big Rivers Conference and sectional champs Eau Claire Memorial Thursday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. Friday they host 2012 state semifinalist Brookfield East at 6 p.m. at the middle school field before taking on Cedarburg Saturday at 10 a.m.
The Raider football team bounced back from an opening night loss at Minnetonka last week to post a 20-0 victory at Chanhassen Thursday night, Aug. 29. Hudson took advantage of three Chanhassen turnovers and scored on drives of seven, 24 and 38 yards to pick up its first win of the season. The Raider defense forced two fumbles and picked up an interception while holding Chanhassen to a total of 158 net yards in the game, including just 36 yards over the final 24 minutes. Chanhassen ran just 13 offensive plays in the second half. See the Sept.
The Hudson Raider football team fell behind early and couldn’t recover in a 43-23 loss to Minnetonka in its season opener Friday night in Minnetonka. Hudson trailed 15-0 at the end of one and 23-0 in the second quarter before a Miles Lewis 85-yard kickoff return put the Raiders on the board. Cal Johnson returned a punt 44 yards to set up a 2-yard touchdown run by Max Gierke to make it a 23-14 game but Minnetonka extended its lead to 43-14 in the second half. Jared Johnson recorded a safety to give the Raiders two points in the third quarter, and Nick Blomberg scored from 18-yards out
Open with two Minnesota road games By Bob Burrows firstname.lastname@example.org Despite losing over 40 seniors from last year’s state semifinal team, Hudson football coach Adam Kowles has a unique perspective as to how the success of that team can help this year’s players. “We just got another month of practice,” he said about last season, which didn’t end until the Raiders’ only loss in the state semifinals Nov. 10. “Even if they weren’t starting, our players got another month of drills and another month of practice time and extra team time.