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River Falls' Marty Herum connects for a two-run home run in the fifth inning of the Fletcher-Pechacek Post 121 American Legion baseball team's 4-0 victory over Milton in the first round of the Wisconsin American Legion AA State Tournament Friday in Merrill. Submitted photo

Legion wins first-ever state tournament game

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The River Falls Fletcher-Pechacek Post 121 American Legion baseball team accomplished one milestone at last weekend's Wisconsin Legion AA State Tournament, but it couldn't get past the two teams that will square off this week for the state title.


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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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