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Wildcat junior Brooke Reardon (50) battles Eau Claire Memorial's Alex Wirth (5) and Tess Fadness (54) for a rebound in the first half of last Tuesday's Big Rivers Conference girls' basketball game at the high school. The Cats held the Old Abes to 11 second half points on their way to a 47-30 victory. Bob Burrows photo

Girls split in BRC


The Wildcat girls' basketball team split a pair of Big Rivers Conference games last week, defeating Eau Claire Memorial, 47-30, at home last Tuesday before dropping a 68-56 decision Saturday at undefeated Menomonie.

The Cats, now 5-4 overall, 2-3 in the BRC, will travel to Osceola (4-4) for a nonconference game Friday at 7:30 p.m.

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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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