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Sailors bumped by Braves

Posted: Friday, Dec 9th, 2016
Neither of Mapleton's basketball teams was able to secure a win during Tuesday night's home stands against visiting Reedsport as the Sailors.
Both Mapleton teams were struggling with depleted lineups due to different reasons.
For the girls, who were the first to tip off, the Lady Sailors' lineup has only seven players to begin with. Against the Braves, the starting

Siuslaw teams narrowly nipped by Cubs

Posted: Friday, Dec 9th, 2016
The Viking girls and boys teams were on the hardwood against Newport on Tuesday night, with the boys on the road and the girls hosting the Cubs at Glenn Butler Court.

Lady Viks keep it close at Elmira

Modified: Tuesday, Dec 6th, 2016
It was the third quarter that made the difference for the Falcons Friday night, when Siuslaw hosted Elmira to a hard-fought game that was tied at 17-17 entering the half.
After opening with a halfcourt man-to-man defense in the first half, the Falcons switched between a 3/4-court press and 1-2-1-1 zone which, coupled with early foul trouble for the Viks,

Huff second, Viks 13th at 23-team tourney

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 6th, 2016
Over the weekend, the Viking wrestling team took to the mats at the 23-team Perry Burlison Wrestling Classic at Cascade High School in Turner, Ore. Siuslaw's Ricky Huff had the Viks' highest individual finish, placing second in the 120-pound division after going 3-1.
Huff won major decisions over Robert Watkins of Sweet Home (12-4), Robert Guenther of Silverton (13-5) and

Sailor teams fall to Yoncalla, Lowell

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 6th, 2016
Both Mapleton basketball teams were on the hardwood at the two-day Yoncalla Invitational last weekend, with the Sailors coming up short in both of their matchups.
"We were very competitive with Lowell all night," Mapleton boys coach Will Crook said of the tourney opener, where the Sailors stayed with 10 points all the way through the start of the fourth

Lady Vikings open with loss to Creswell

Modified: Friday, Dec 2nd, 2016
The Lady Vikings basketball team tipped off against Creswell at Glenn Butler Court Wednesday night in a nonleague matchup that officially kicked off the season.
Though the Vikings were able to get scoring from Abby Watkins, Alyssa Richards, Madison Reynolds, Nikki Launius, Brittany Long, Annabel Tupua, Claire Waggoner and Destinie Tatum, who led with 9 points, it wasn't enough to

Siuslaw wins opener, 65-48

Posted: Friday, Dec 2nd, 2016
Siuslaw: 07 18 12 11 -- 48
Creswell: 06 19 16 24 -- 65

The Viking boys basketball team got off to a promising start Wednesday under new coach Dylan Perry, with Siuslaw securing an impressive 65-48 nonleague win at home against Creswell -- a team the Vikings will likely be playing on a regular basis once the OSAA

Vik grapplers split duel meet in opener

Modified: Friday, Dec 2nd, 2016
Siuslaw's wrestling team opened its season Thursday night at home, taking on North Bend and Reedsport in a duel meet that the Viks ended up splitting.
In the first match-up, Siuslaw had little trouble with the Bulldogs, outscoring them 36-9, due in part to forfeits in the upper weight classes to Vikings Jesus Sierra (160 pounds), Nick Steinman (170 pounds)

New coach at Lady Sailors’ helm

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016
As the new head coach of the Lady Sailors' basketball program, Mike Murray has been making the 45-minute drive from Cheshire to Mapleton each afternoon for two simple reasons.
First, because he is admittedly obsessed with the game of basketball.
And secondly, "I am thoroughly impressed with the kids and teachers at Mapleton," says Murray. "They all have big hearts.

Annual state park permits on sale through December

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016
Give the gift of the great outdoors this holiday season with an annual Oregon State Parks day-use parking permit.
From Dec. 1 through 31, visitors and holiday shoppers can buy prk passes for only $25, which is $5 off the regular price. Passes can easily be purchased online at www.store. oregonstateparks.org, along with branded holiday gift gear, such as portable

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