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Outgoing UW-River Falls Athletic Director Rick Bowen, right, introduces Don Page, the man he replaced in 1992, to an overflow crowd at the 25th annual Don Page Varsity Club Golf Outing Monday at the River Falls Golf Club. It was Bowen's last official act as the school's athletic director. Bob Burrows photo

Last day on the job

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Rick Bowen said it was no accident that his last official day as UW-River Falls athletic director was Monday.

"That was totally planned," he said about leaving on the same day as the 25th annual Don Page Varsity Club Golf outing. "I just thought it was a great day to quit; to see some old friends and enjoy the day."


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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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