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Tiger guard Laura Troftgruben (14) looks to make a pass into the post against Spooner.

Tiger girls basketball starts with win for first time since 2001


Winning the season opener isn't something the New Richmond girls basketball team has done since the 2001 season.

So when the Tigers rolled to a 39-20 win over Spooner in the 2009-10 opener last Tuesday, it gave the Tigers reason to think that brighter days are ahead.

The Tigers are coming off a three-win season. In the win over Spooner, the Tigers showed they have the capabilities of being a well-balanced team.

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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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