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River Falls' Brad Freeborn (80) dives past Superior's Jake Libal (30) over the goal line for a first quarter touchdown for the Wildcats in Superior on Friday night. (Jed Carlson/

High school football: Wildcats 34, Superior 28

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Alex Call's 4-yard touchdown run with 5 seconds remaining gave the River Falls Wildcats a 34-28 win over the Superior High School football team Friday night, Sept. 7, before more than 1,000 fans at Ole Haugsrud Field in Superior.


Call's scramble around the right end put the finishing touches on a wild game that saw 35 points scored in the fourth quarter.

River Falls led 20-7 when a Spartan touchdown on the second play of the fourth quarter trimmed the lead to 20-14.

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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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