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Bennett steps down as Wildcat football coach

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John Bennett has resigned as head football coach at River Falls High School.

Bennett submitted his resignation to the school district last week, saying he "is leaving with a full heart and a real deep sense of gratitude for the experience."


In an interview Monday afternoon, Bennett said that after a great deal of consideration and evaluation, he decided to step down after eight seasons guiding the Wildcat football program.

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Bob Burrows
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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