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Wildcat senior Brad Freeborn (20) throws down a dunk in front of the student section in the "Cat's Den," including a fan holding an oversized image of Freeborn's face, near the end of the first half of the boys' basketball team's 71-44 win over Chippewa Falls last Tuesday night at the high school gym. Freeborn had 20 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals in the victory. Bob Burrows photo

Cats hit holiday break hot

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After the Wildcat boys' basketball team's 71-44 win over Chippewa Falls last Tuesday coach Greg Gaulke said he's pretty happy with his team heading into the two-week holiday break.


"It's a wonderful way to go into the break," he said. "Six and one, one game behind the conference leader, the boys are fired up."

The win over the Cardinals improved the Wildcats' record to 6-1 overall, 3-1 in the Big Rivers Conference, one game behind undefeated Rice Lake in the BRC standings.

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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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