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Josh Eidem, Sam Giliuson, Trevor Gutting and Nate Schurman. Back row, Adam Brathol, Nathan Brom, Justin Peterson, Brian Giebel, Rick Wells, Joe Paatalo, Dan Kretovics, Brandon Gilbertson, Dan Morgan, Luke Meier and Ryan Gilbertson. Missing from photo are Seth Bugar, Greg Cheever, Marty Herum, Jason Hunt and Scott Warrington. Bob Burrows photo

Fish to play for state title

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The storybook tale of the River Falls Fighting Fish continues.

Three years after moving to River Falls from Spring Valley in an effort to rejuvenate the franchise, the Fish have qualified for the Wisconsin Baseball Association Finals this weekend in Tomahawk.


The Fish, champions of the St. Croix Valley Baseball League, clinched a spot in the 8-team finals with a pair of comeback victories over the weekend in Rib Lake.

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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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