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Members of the River Falls High School state champion girls' powerlifting team pose with their first place trophy after winning the state title March 12 in Eau Claire. They include, from left, Leah Morrow, Natasha Dusek, Courtney Johnson, Hannah Morrow, Megan Butler, Tia Harris, Sarah James and Anna Brettingen. Missing from photo is Kelsey Nasset. Submitted photo

Let's hear it for the girls

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The River Falls High School girls' powerlifting club team took home the Division 1 Wisconsin state championship trophy at the completion of the Wisconsin High School Powerlifting Championships March 11-12 at Eau Claire North High School, ending a 9-year run for the girls' of Neenah.


The boys came up just a few points short in their quest to repeat as champions after taking home the title in 2010.

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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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