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BRFHS varsity basketball wins first game against Thorp

BRFHS varsity basketball wins first game against Thorp

The game opened with arm ups between the two teams and with the Thorp team looking tough to beat. The first quarter opened up with some intense playing between the two teams. The first quarter ended 8-7 with BRF ahead by one point. The second quarter started with some more intensity between the two teams with some pushes and shoves […]

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Boys hockey drops game to Spooner

Coming off some tough losses to start the year, the Tiger boys hockey team took a trip up to Spooner to face off against the Rails. It was a hard-fought battle, but the Tiger men dropped the game 8 to 4. Leading the way for the Tigers were Ryan Millis, Jonathan Arnauld, and Tyler Rush. Millis had 2 goals while Rush […]

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Boys Hockey: Keeping Heads High

Boys Hockey: Keeping Heads High

The boys hockey team had an upset to Rapids this past week 11 to 0. But they are holding their heads high and coming into this week with fire in their eyes. They have been skating more than usual this week to help improve themselves and their team. During the game last week Matthew Puttbrese a forward tired to fire […]

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Stickin’ it to the mat…with a new coach

Stickin’ it to the mat…with a new coach

Coach Andrew Osegard is taking on a new role: wrestling coach. Having a certain coach for so long can really do something to the team. Becoming so close as a team and even a family can really do a lot to you, and change can be difficult. “I think that even with a new head coach this year we will […]

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Girls basketball: Ballin’ up a new season

Girls basketball: Ballin’ up a new season

It’s time! Girls basketball season is starting, and students at BRFHS know what that means. This year the team is hoping to skip through the slow part of things and jump right into winning games. “We started off slow last year, but this year will be better as long as we bring our positive attitudes and do work from the […]

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Basketball: The boys are back!

Basketball: The boys are back!

The boys basketball team had a rough year last year with a record of 1 and 22, but now there’s a new season coming with new players and different strategies. Practice started November 5 even though the football team was still practicing for playoffs. Practices are going good, says freshman John Roou. “The first week is usually pretty basic because […]

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Football captains lead team into round IV

Football captains lead team into round IV

“The ultimate measure of man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy,” said Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Four captains–seniors Grant Stittleberg, Bryce Kopp, Jordan Millis and Nathan Helstad–led the team out from under the shadow of the 2011 season to an 11-1 record as the […]

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BRF vs. Nekoosa Gallery

BRF vs. Nekoosa Gallery

Black River Falls won a nail-biter over Nekoosa, 22-19.

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A new season, new players….a new coach?

A new season, new players….a new coach?

It’s  always a time of change when a new hockey season comes around, but this year brings more change than normal. The boys varsity head coach’s position was filled this year by new teacher Jared Johnson. There are always going to be a lot of emotions when it comes to having a new coach, especially to those who have had the […]

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We’re almost there: Football moves on to Level IV

We’re almost there: Football moves on to Level IV

It’s true: the football team has made it to semi-finals. The team has come a long way this year with 11 wins and no losses after last year’s 1-8 record.The last time they were in this position was in 2000, says athletic director Jim Rufsholm. The team is watching film and practicing all week to prepare for this battle. “We […]

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