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Hall of Fame inductees announced for 2016

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Eight individuals and two teams, spanning nearly 40 years of Siuslaw athletics history, will be inducted into the Siuslaw Athletics Hall of Fame this August.
The selection process began last September with nominees that had carried over from previous years, along with new nominees submitted by community members over the past two months. This year's group is the largest to

Viks sweep doubleheader at Brookings

Posted: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Siuslaw: 10 Brookings: 2
Siuslaw: 12 Brookings: 7

The Viking softball team improved to 3-8 and took sole possession of fifth place in the Far West after a decisive sweep of the Bruins in the Bears' den last Friday.
In the opener, the Vikings scored in four out of seven innings, with senior outfielder Hannah Bartlett accounting

Siuslaw sinks Pirates, 15-10

Posted: Friday, Apr 29th, 2016
Siuslaw: 211 404 3 -- 15 8 4
Marshfield: 300 520 0 -- 10 9 8

It was a big day for the Vikings Tuesday as they completed a three-game season sweep of the Pirates at Marshfield in a 15-10 romp.
It was also a big day for senior Scott Gordon, who was as effective

Vikings fall after late assault attack by visiting Pirates

Modified: Friday, Apr 29th, 2016
Marshfield: 021 010 (11) -- 15 12 1
Siuslaw: 000 001 1 -- 2 9 6

In a tight matchup between the Vikings and Pirates in a game that was waiting to be broken open, that break didn't come until the top of the seventh inning. At that point, the Lady Vikings were only down

Sailors ramp up, close in on district meet

Posted: Friday, Apr 29th, 2016
As the Sailors close in on their final league meet at Toledo (May 6) before district competition at McKenzie on May 16, they continue to gain momentum for potential state qualifications.
Particularly its two boys' relay teams, which swept the short and long races at Monroe this past Thursday.
Competing against 1A teams from Eddyville, Lowell and Triangle Lake, as

Longo named AD of the Year

Modified: Tuesday, Apr 26th, 2016
When members of the Oregon Athletic Directors Association (OADA) sat down to decide who would receive the Athletic Director of the Year for 2016, Aaron Longo's name came up.
Three times, actually.
First, as a recipient for the Mountain West League Award of Merit -- a pool from which the Athletic Director of the Year is chosen for each division.

SHS alumni sets records at NCU

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 26th, 2016
It wasn't long ago that Ashlee Cole was smacking home runs for the Vikings, a relatively rare feat in high school softball.
But as a catcher and cleanup hitter for the Vikings between 2011 and 2014, Cole was known throughout the Far West League for her ability to clear the fence.
Now, as a sophomore catcher on the Northwest Christian

Viks tuning up for district

Posted: Tuesday, Apr 26th, 2016
With the Far West League district championships a little more than two weeks away, the Viking track and field team is gathering steam in its bid for league titles.
During Friday's Central Coast Invitational hosted by Siuslaw, it was clear sophomore Trent Reavis and junior Destinie Tatum will be part those Vikings providing steam.
Tatum won the 800-meter race with

Dodson leaves helm of Vikings

Posted: Friday, Apr 22nd, 2016
Siuslaw football coach Tim Dodson hasn't been fall fishing or teed off at the golf course on a late September afternoon in nearly 30 years.
Come this fall, he'll do both.
Earlier this week, rumors that Dodson was hanging up his coach's whistle before next football season went from speculation to signed paperwork as he submitted his retirement papers for

Sailors shine at final home meet

Posted: Friday, Apr 22nd, 2016
It was a big day for the Mapleton track team Thursday. Not just because it would be the final home meet of the season, but also because of several standout performances and multiple wins for both the boys and girls teams.
For the boys, A.J. Foster, Trevver D'Auteuil, Tanner Wilson, Cole Spencer and Dominic Wells each had individual wins, along

Vikings narrowly nipped by Bulldogs, 3-2

Posted: Friday, Apr 22nd, 2016
The Vikings may have lost Tuesday's match up with the league's No. 1 team from North Bend, but it wasn't by much. In fact, the Vikings literally had a chance to blow the game wide open in both the sixth and seventh innings with the bases loaded.
Instead, the Vikings went down swinging, with Bulldogs lefty Tyler Laskey fanning 15

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