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New Richmond's Josh Leavens (left) carries the puck up ice against Menomonie during last Tuesday's 4-1 Tiger win.

Work finally pays off for Tiger skaters in 4-1 victory

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It is the opinion of the New Richmond coaches that the Tigers boys hockey team can still have a successful season.

The coaches believe the lessons learned from the Tigers' 0-4 start will be a driving factor in how much the Tigers improve this season.


The improvement began to show last Tuesday, when the Tigers earned their first win of the 2008-09 season. The win was on their home ice, by a 4-1 score over Menomonie. A week earlier, Menomonie had beaten Somerset in overtime.

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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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