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Alex Call of River Falls, pictured scoring a run in a game with the River Falls Fighting Fish earlier this season, signed a 10-day contract with the Eau Claire Express of the Northwoods League last week. Call is the third River Falls High School graduate to play in the Northwoods League this summer. (River Falls Journal photo by Bob Burrows)

Call summoned to Northwoods League

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Alex Call, who has been tearing up St. Croix Valley Baseball League pitching this summer after earning Big Rivers Conference Player of the Year honors with the Wildcats last spring, is making one more stop on the baseball ladder of success before heading to Ball State University later this month.


The 2013 River Falls High School graduate joined the Eau Claire Express of the prestigious Northwoods League last week and made his debut with the team over the weekend.

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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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