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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The fifth-ranked UW-River Falls men's basketball team matched its longest winning streak in program history with a 70-58 victory over UW-Stout Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Karges Center.
Wildcat wrestling coach Kevin Black admits he's been pushing his team hard. Thursday night, Jan. 12, against Chippewa Falls it paid off. River Falls posted five come-from-behind victories in its 47-22 Big Rivers Conference win over the Cardinals. And it came after what Black described as two very tough weeks of training.
Four games in six days didn't faze the seventh-ranked St. Croix Valley Fusion last week.The Fusion outscored their opponents 18-4 while earning three wins and a tie, including a 7-1 shellacking of Chippewa Falls/Menomonie in their Big Rivers Conference opener last Thursday.
Junior Mitchell Williamson finished second at 285 pounds and junior Michael Rebozo took third at 120, but no other Wildcat reached the semifinals as the Cats finished in seventh place in Division 1 at the 32nd annual Northern Badger Wrestling Classic Dec. 29-30 at the high school.
The Wildcat girls' basketball team gave its fans an early Christmas present with a 47-41 victory over La Crosse Central last Thursday at home to snap a seven-game losing streak to start the season.
All River Falls High School sporting events scheduled for Friday night, Dec. 16, have been canceled due to the impending snowstorm. The Wildcat boys basketball game against Menomonie, scheduled for...
River Falls High School senior Lucy Ley got the college scholarship she wanted. Just not in the sport she started out with.
What started as a tip of the cap to barnstorming games in the early 1900s has grown into an amazing community event for the St. Paul Saints and River Falls...
After a near-flawless 73-33 victory over Baldwin-Woodville last Tuesday to improve to 2-0 on the young season, the Wildcat boys' basketball team let a 15-point second half lead disappear Friday at home against Hudson and the Raiders left town with a 74-69 victory in the Big Rivers Conference opener for both teams.
Both the UW-River Falls men's and women's basketball team posted victories in their final home openers at Karges Center Tuesday night, Nov. 29, with a doubleheader sweep of Viterbo University...