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New Richmond’s Kennedy Kling protects the ball as she looks for an open teammate in the Tigers’ win over Chippewa Falls.

New Richmond girls basketball knocks off state-ranked Chippewa Falls

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It had become an annual ritual that the New Richmond girls basketball team would face Chippewa Falls and come out licking their wounds after a thumping from the perennial-power Cardinals.


So when the New Richmond girls knocked off the Division 1 state-ranked Chippewa Falls squad last Tuesday, 52-47, it was a highly satisfying win for the Tigers.

“That was a huge confidence booster,” said New Richmond coach Jeff Kanewischer. “They beat us by 35 last year, 30 the year before.”

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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