Three games to watch

Three games to watch: Local rivalries in the spotlight

River Falls and Hudson will battle on the soccer pitch and the volleyball court while the Wildcat football team hosts its first Mississippi Valley Conference game.


Hudson vs. River Falls

River Falls’ last victory over Hudson came in 2018 while the Raiders are vying for their fourth conference title in seven years and a return trip to the WIAA State Tournament.

Details: Tuesday, Sept. 14, 7 p.m. Hudson Raider Stadium


River Falls vs. Hudson

The Wildcats have qualified for the WIAA State Volleyball Tournament five straight years and are off to a 2-0 conference start while Hudson is coming off a tough-five-set loss to Eau Claire Memorial last week.

Details: Thursday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m., River Falls High School


River Falls vs. La Crosse Central

River Falls is off to a 2-0 start in Mississippi Valley Conference play after opening the season with two nonconference losses while La Crosse Central comes in 1-1 in MVC play, 3-1 overall.

Details: Friday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. UW-River Falls David Smith Stadium

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