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Hudson's Eric Schmechel (34) gets sandwiched by River Falls' Jack Herum (14) and Zach Pavlichek (42) as Pavlichek steals the ball in the second half of the Cats' 53-45 win over the Raiders last Tuesday in Hudson. Bob Burrows photo

Road warriors

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The Wildcat boys' basketball team picked up a pair of huge Big Rivers Conference road wins last week, defeating Hudson 53-45 last Tuesday before handing Eau Claire Memorial its first conference loss, 59-57, in triple overtime on Saturday.


The win over the Old Abes vaulted the Cats into second place in the BRC, two games behind Memorial with three to play.

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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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