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Lady Viks hold Tigers

Posted: Friday, Jan 13th, 2017
Siuslaw's boys team, meanwihle, comes up short in rematch.

SHS Girls: 39
JCHS Girls: 38
SHS Boys: 44
JCHS Boys: 54

Siuslaw sophomore Alyssa Richards admitted she wasn't sure when she took the final shot with 21 seconds left in overtime -- but it proved to be the game-winning basket anyway.
"I just thought, ‘please go in,'" Richards

Report on deer, elk tags to avoid future penalty

Posted: Friday, Jan 13th, 2017
Any hunter who purchased 2016 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by Tuesday, Jan. 31.
Hunters are required to report on each deer, elk, cougar, bear, pronghorn and turkey tag purchased -- even if they were not successful or did not hunt. Sports Pac license holders need to report on each big game or

Vik grapplers show well at Alsea, ready for home meet

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
Viking junior wrestler Richard Huff improved to 15-3 for the season after sweeping the 120-pound bracket at the Alsea Bay Classic in Waldport on Saturday.
Huff was one of three Siuslaw wrestlers to finish in the top four, with seniors Nick Steinman (170 pounds) and Kainan Lane (285 pounds) finished fourth and second, respectively.
At 120 pounds, Huff had two

Siuslaw bowlers roll to top

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
Despite the challenge of bitter weather conditions, Siuslaw's bowling teams were on the lanes Saturday in Florence and North Bend, with the varsity boys away and the girls and varsity 2 boys at home.
"With the bad weather, the turnout was light at both tournaments but everyone still competed very well," said Dusty Anderson, manager of Holiday Bowl in Florence

Viking basketball to open FWL at home Friday

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 10th, 2017
Siuslaw's basketball teams had their final pre-season tournament showing over the weekend, battling bad weather on the road before battling teams on the hardwood last Friday and Saturday at the Skyline/Far West Crossover Tournament.
Friday night, the Lady Vikings were narrowly plucked by the Pelicans in a low-scoring matchup with Klamath Falls, 39-35. The cold weather was reflected in Siuslaw's

No luck for Irish against Viks

Posted: Friday, Jan 6th, 2017
While temperatures were dropping along the coast, Viking basketball was heating up at home and in Waldport as Siuslaw defeated the Irish on both fronts.
At home, the Lady Vikings had double-figure scoring from seniors Brittany Long and Destinie Tatum, who had a near triple-double against Waldport, scoring 16 points to go along with 9 rebounds and 6 steals.

Sailors lose heartbreaker to Siletz, 56-53

Posted: Friday, Jan 6th, 2017
Without a doubt, the bleachers in Siletz were littered with chewed fingernails after Tuesday nights nailbiter between the Sailors and Warriors.
Hunter Simington, Gabe Simington and Dominic Wells each had double-doubles on the night, helping to propel Mapleton through most of the game.
"We played two very good quarters, but it wasn't a complete game," said Mapleton coach Will Crook.

Starting 2017 on the run

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 3rd, 2017
No one knows exactly how many years it's been since folks began gathering "first thing next year" for the Morning After Fun Run on Jan. 1 each year, but Jim Archer, whose been there since the beginning, knows it's been at least 30. This year was no exception, with more than two dozen runners, joggers, walkers and strollers of all

Viking teams split with Cardinals

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 3rd, 2017
Siuslaw's basketball teams ended 2016 on the road at Corbett High School, where the Viking boys picked up a decisive victory and the Lady Viks fell in preseason play, 54-38.
For the Viking boys, the 57-40 victory was the second win in the last three matchups, improving them to 3-6, equalling the girls' team record for the season as

Viks battle big at Elmira multi-school meet

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 3rd, 2017
Even though the Viks only had five wrestlers on the mats at Elmira High School's multi-school dual wrestling tournament, Siuslaw head coach Neil Wartnik said he was pleased with his wrestlers' performances.
"The team wrestled great," Wartnik said. "Especially in our final two dual matches."
Richard Huff, wrestling at 126 pounds, won all three of his matches, pinning Bryce Porter

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