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Wildcat junior Ethan Larsen competes in the 100 yard butterfly at the Chippewa Falls Invitational Saturday. Larsen was one of three Cats to score points in the event, placing 11th with a time of 1 minute, 11.2 seconds. Steve Dzubay photo

Swimmers start strong

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The Wildcat boys swim and dive team kicked off the 2012-13 season with a fifth place finish at the nine-team Chippewa Falls Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 1.


Head coach Kirk Gednalske said the team looked good in its first meet of the season.

"We've had a great start to the season," he said. "Three weeks of focused practice

helped us to some great first swims. A few of the guys beat their best

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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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