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New Richmond goalkeeper (left) boots the ball away from an onrushing River Falls player during last Thursday’s regional playoff game.

New Richmond soccer does everything right in playoffs, except win

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The win didn’t happen, but the New Richmond girls soccer team put up an excellent battle in the opening round of the WIAA Division 2 regional tournament last Thursday.


The Tigers battled old nemesis River Falls, led by former Tigers coach Charles Conley. The Tigers were able control the ball for major parts of the game, but weren’t able to find ways to get the ball past the River Falls goalkeeper, losing 3-0. The Tigers end their season with a 12-9-1 record.

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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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