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Sports

Record-setting performance leads to Falcons football win

September 26th, 2014

A weight that has been sitting on the shoulders of every UWRiver Falls football player has finally been lifted as the football team won its first game of the 2014 season.

UW-River Falls intramurals improve programs for students

September 26th, 2014

The past two spring intramural seasons have been rough as weather has not cooperated, leading Recreation and Sport Facilities to make some adjustments this year.

UW-River Falls athletes battle for baby Leo on and off court

September 26th, 2014

Often sports teams face challenges on the field or court but an assistant UW-River Falls Falcons coach and his family are facing a challenge much bigger than just a game.

UWRF women’s volleyball heats up after 1-5 start to season

September 26th, 2014

The UW-River Falls women’s volleyball team may have got off to a slow start to open the 2014 season, but they are now on a hot streak, winning four of its last six matches.

UW-River Falls soccer looks to be major threat in WIAC

September 26th, 2014

The rest of the WIAC better pay attention to the UW-River Falls women’s soccer team. The Falcons have not lost a game since Sept. 3, and they are looking strong as they proceed into conference play.

UWRF to host tribute to coaching legend Mike Farley

September 18th, 2014

In 1970, the UW-River Falls football team finished its season 1-8 under new head coach Mike Farley. In the following 18 seasons, Farley would accumulate over 100 wins with eight WIAC championships, making him the most accomplished coach in UWRF history.

Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo celebrates 50 years

September 18th, 2014

It has been 50 years since the first rodeo was held at UW-River Falls. The UWRF Rodeo Club first began in 1964 with support from David Stafford, a member of the first UWRF intercolliegate rodeo team. After the Rodeo Club was established, it quickly gained momentum, and within one year it had 50 members.

UW-River Falls hosts Falcon Invitational cross country meet

September 18th, 2014

It was a beautiful morning for a round of golf at Kilkarney Hills Golf Club on the outskirts of River Falls on Saturday, Sept. 13. It was the first event of the year for the UW-River Falls Falcons men’s and women’s cross country teams. The men finished in third place out of four teams, while the women placed fifth out of six.

Track, field team competes at WIAC outdoor championships

May 8th, 2014

The UW-River Falls men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the WIAC outdoor championships on Friday and Saturday in Oshkosh, Wis. Both teams finished in eighth place, but two Falcons set school records.

UWRF student athletes attend annual Falcon Awards Ceremony

May 8th, 2014

The winners of the 2013-14 Falcon Athletic Department Awards were announced at the Falcon Awards Ceremony held Wednesday, May 7, in the University Center, according to UW-River Falls Athletics.

Falcon Spotlight

Tia Harris became the third Falcon to qualify for the NCAA national meet.

Tia Harris becomes third UWRF runner ever to qualify for nationals

November 21st, 2013

Two weeks after a fourth place conference finish, junior runner Tia Harris in sixth place at the Midwest Regional and punched her ticket to the NCAA national meet.

Tess Lueders

November 14th, 2013

Tess Lueders is the lone senior on the UW-River Falls Falcons women’s basketball team. She is from Stillwater, Minn., and majors in Secondary Education, Broad Field Science with a Biology Emphasis.

Hillary Geipel

November 7th, 2013

Hillary Geipel is a senior runner, from Pewaukee, Wis., on the women’s cross country team.

Zach Schrotenboer

November 7th, 2013

Zach Schrotenboer is a sophomore forward on the UW-River Falls men’s hockey team. He is from Geneva, Ill., and last played on the junior hockey team Chicago, NAHL, according to uwrfsports.com.

Kait Mason

October 31st, 2013

Kait Mason is a senior forward on the UW-River Falls women’s hockey team. She is from Eagan, Minn.