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Something to cheer about

Posted: Friday, Feb 27th, 2015
At 4:15 a.m. on Feb. 14, members of Siuslaw's cheerleading squad weren't home dreaming about their Valentines. While most of us were sleeping, all nine members of the mostly freshmen Viking squad were already loaded onto a bus and heading to Portland to compete in the OSAA's 4A state cheerleading tournament.
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Undersea glider can ‘think like a fish’

Posted: Friday, Feb 27th, 2015
CORVALLIS -- Oregon State University researchers have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will allow them to outfit a pair of undersea gliders with acoustical sensors to identify biological "hot spots" in the coastal ocean.
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Vikings end season at home

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
NBHS girls: 52 SHS: 25
NBHS boys: 56 SHS: 31

The Viking girls opened Friday's final home stand of the season as Siuslaw hosted North Bend. Though in both match-ups the Vikings had no chance of making a post-season appearance, spectators were hard pressed to tell the difference as players from both Siuslaw teams battled for an
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Sailors’ state journey ends

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
LHS: 77 MHS: 46

For members of this season's Mapleton basketball team, including its three seniors -- Chris Free, Tucker Ford and Jack Hardisty -- it was the first time any of them had been this far into the playoffs.
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Sailors stop Alsea, advance to playoffs

Posted: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015
In the words of Mapleton coach Will Crook, "We live to play another day," he said of Wednesday night's hard-fought playoff win over Alsea.
Earlier in the season, the Sailors gave up a 20-point lead to the Wolverines, who came back in the second half to defeat Mapleton.
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Final decision reached on ATV travel routes

Posted: Friday, Feb 20th, 2015
Waldport -- After a multi-year analysis and review, including input from thousands of members of the public, the Siuslaw National Forest has published the final Record of Decision (ROD) designating motorized travel routes and areas in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (ODNRA).
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Siuslaw sends three wrestlers to state mats

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
After two days of wrestling the region's best, three of Siuslaw's six wrestlers will advance to the state mats in Portland at the end of the month.
It's a ratio Siuslaw coach Neil Wartnik says reflects the tremendous growth his small team has experienced this season.
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New football rules target reducing injury risk

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
In its ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury in high school football, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee expanded the provisions of unnecessary roughness to include contact with a defenseless player.
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Lady Viks lower boom on Lancers

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
SHS girls: 52 SUHS girls: 18
SUHS boys: 81 SHS boys: 50

It took less than two quarters for the Siuslaw girls to take complete control of their match-up on the road at South Umpqua on Friday night. Between sophomores Claire Waggoner, Elyssa Rose and Destinie Tatum, the Vikings were able to post 30 points, with Waggoner
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