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Wildcat sophomore Bailey LaPoint gets off a sliding shot for a goal to make the score 5-0 in the second half of the Cats' girls' soccer team's season opener against Osceola Friday at Wildcat Field. River Falls scored four goals in the second half on its way to a 6-0 victory. Bob Burrows photo

Girls kick Osceola in soccer opener

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Wildcat girls' soccer coach Steph Nelson was pleased with her team's 6-0 season-opening win over Osceola April 9 at Wildcat Field. Not thrilled, but still pleased.


"It was an OK first game," she said. "Our touch wasn't quite there and we didn't possess the ball quite as much as I would have liked, but we got to see a lot of different people at different positions and we had some really great ideas."

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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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