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Minnehaha students learn about falcons

October 31, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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More peregrine falcons released in western SD

June 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Four young peregrine falcons have been released in Rapid City as part of an effort to re-establish a population of the birds in western South Dakota’s Black Hills.
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Falcons take the polar plunge

March 22, 2013 in River Falls Journal

A group from the UW-River Falls football team, including head coach Matt Walker (far left, No. 62), leap into the frigid water of Riley Lake in Eden Prairie, Minn. during the Eden Prairie Polar Bear Plunge Saturday, March 9. Forty-two UWRF student-athletes and coaches participated in the event and raised over $4,000 for Special Olympics. Continue Reading

Design begins on long-awaited UWRF complex

March 13, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Nearly 20 years after a study found the facilities substandard, UW-River Falls gained the traction it needs to starts design on a new Falcon Center — known until recently as the Health and Human Performance (HHP) project. Planning efforts for a new facility began in 1999. Continue Reading

Women skate to third straight win

January 24, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Chloe Kinsel scored her team-best 10th goal, Katie Batters scored her ninth, and goalie Gillian McDonald made 12 saves to record her second straight shutout as the Falcon women’s hockey team posted a 2-0 victory over Bethel University last Wednesday in Blaine, Minn. Continue Reading

Falcons score comeback win

January 3, 2013 in River Falls Journal

The UW-River Falls men’s basketball team battled back from a 12-point second half deficit to post a 79-73 victory over St. John’s Saturday, Dec. 29, at Karges Center. Continue Reading

Falcons support cancer awareness

November 30, 2012 in River Falls Journal

The UW-River Falls football and soccer teams raised a total of $1,504 in separate fundraisers during the month of October for the fight against cancer. The Falcon football team raised $480 for breast cancer awareness and prevention at its home game Oct. 13 against UW-Stevens Point while the soccer team raised $1,024 to fight endometrial cancer at its game Oct. 20 against UW-La Crosse. Continue Reading

Girls basketball: Falcons tame Mustangs

November 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Sydney Larson notched a double-double of 22 points and 18 rebounds, and Erica Melbie added another 18 points behind four 3-pointers for Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City as the Falcons tamed the Mustangs of Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 57-49 Tuesday in the season opener for both squads. Continue Reading

Teddy Bear roundup Dec. 1

November 23, 2012 in River Falls Journal

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the UW-River Falls Athletic Department will host a Teddy Bear Roundup at four home events. Continue Reading

UWRF hockey opens season

October 24, 2012 in River Falls Journal

When the D3Hockey.com preseason poll came out Oct. 18, UW-River Falls’ hockey coach Steve Freeman’s club already accomplished one goal prior to even playing a game. Continue Reading