A group from the UW-River Falls football team, including head coach Matt Walker (far left, No. 62), leap into the frigid water of Riley Lake in Eden Prairie, Minn. during the Eden Prairie Polar Bear Plunge Saturday, March 9. Forty-two UWRF student-athletes and coaches participated in the event and raised over $4,000 for Special Olympics.
Nearly 20 years after a study found the facilities substandard, UW-River Falls gained the traction it needs to starts design on a new Falcon Center -- known until recently as the Health and Human Performance (HHP) project. Planning efforts for a new facility began in 1999.
Chloe Kinsel scored her team-best 10th goal, Katie Batters scored her ninth, and goalie Gillian McDonald made 12 saves to record her second straight shutout as the Falcon women’s hockey team posted a 2-0 victory over Bethel University last Wednesday in Blaine, Minn.
The UW-River Falls football and soccer teams raised a total of $1,504 in separate fundraisers during the month of October for the fight against cancer. The Falcon football team raised $480 for breast cancer awareness and prevention at its home game Oct. 13 against UW-Stevens Point while the soccer team raised $1,024 to fight endometrial cancer at its game Oct. 20 against UW-La Crosse.
UW-River Falls’ head coach Matt Walker congratulates safety Alex Adam after the junior’s third interception of the game put the finishing touches on the Falcons’ 26-15 victory over UW-Stevens Point Saturday afternoon, Oct. 13, at David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field. The win snapped a 14-game home losing streak for the Falcons.
The UW-River Falls football team turned the ball over on downs four times in the fourth quarter and lost another ball on a fumble in a 20-9 nonconference loss to UW-Stout Saturday night at David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field.
UW-River Falls junior defensive back Alex Adams, center, leads youngsters from the River Falls Youth Football Association as they yell “One-two-three —bacon!” and break a huddle after Adams and his teammates practiced with the group last Tuesday at Ramer Field. When Adams asked the kids what they wanted to yell they responded, “bacon!” This is the second straight year the Falcons have hosted the youth football players for a practice and autograph session. The UWRF football team had a bye last week but returns to action this Saturday by hosting UW-Stout under the lights at David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field at 7 p.m. It will be the first home night game for the Falcons since 2006.
The UW-River Falls women’s basketball team is giving youngsters the chance to interact with players and coaches each week this season while participating in drills, games and other fun activities through its Falcon Women’s Basketball Buddies and UWRF Basketball Lil’ Dribblers programs.
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