Reedsport’s volleyball team completed an undefeated season against fellow Sunset Conference schools by winning a mini tournament hosted by the Brave on Friday.
The Southwestern Oregon Community College volleyball team completed a sweep of Mount Hood by outlasting the Saints in five sets Friday in the Lakers’ home opener.
NORTH BEND — The Bandon softball team hadn’t played a game in nearly two years, but you couldn’t easily tell that Tuesday, when the Tigers beat host North Bend 5-3 in the season opener for both teams.
A pair of former Bandon runners had big marks at the Hayward Premier track and field meet, which christened the remodeled University of Oregon track complex.
COTTAGE GROVE — Marshfield’s football team captured the third-place trophy in the Class 4A Showcase at Cottage Grove High School on Saturday, pounding Gladstone 41-14.
Bandon’s girls claimed the Class 3A-2A-1A cross country state title Saturday in Lebanon while Siuslaw swept the Class 4A Showcase state titles in Eugene.
The Southwestern Oregon Community College basketball teams learned last week that the state had approved the NWAC proposal for basketball, and soon were playing their first games.
Coos Bay Speedway opens its oval track season this weekend, 50 years after plans for the racing complex, originally called Ken-Kel Parkway, were announced for the first time.
The Southwestern Oregon Community College swim team competed in a different pool, but still in virtual fashion against two other teams, and had similar results, beating Barton Community College and South Georgia State Community College.
COOS BAY — When Marshfield and Cottage Grove met in boys soccer early in the season, the host Lions scored in the final seconds to secure a tie with the Pirates.
EUGENE — Marshfield was denied a shot at the Class 4A state football title when Marist Catholic beat the Pirates 39-21 on Saturday in Eugene.
North Bend earned a dramatic football win at Lebanon on Friday, getting a 5-yard touchdown pass from Coleman Compton to Bridger Holmes with 28 seconds left for a 40-34 win after the Warriors had erased a 12-point deficit in the final six minutes and taken a two-point lead.
Marshfield was up to second in the latest rankings of the Class 4A football committee, meaning the Pirates will most likely play for the state title if win in their regular-season finale at Marist Catholic on Saturday.
COOS BAY — Marshfield’s girls soccer team completed perhaps the best season in school history with another strong performance in a 3-0 loss to visiting Marist Catholic on Thursday.
Bandon’s boys cross country team won the Class 2A-1A District 4 title and the girls claimed the Class 3A-2A-1A District 4 crown Thursday, and Myrtle Point was second as both schools qualified both their teams for the upcoming state meet.
Southwestern Oregon Community College golfer Sarah Gray was named the NWAC women’s golfer of the week after leading the Lakers to a tournament win over Columbia Basin in the season-opening event at Pumpkin Ridge.
NORTH BEND — When the girl in the gold No. 10 jersey went against the girl in the white No. 10 jersey during the recent North Bend-Marshfield soccer match, it was a family affair.
After most of a school year with almost no sports, Southwestern Oregon Community College is now in a period with multiple sports at the same time, covering all the traditional times of the year.
The bowling teams from North Bend, Marshfield, Siuslaw and several Willamette Valley schools will be competing Sunday for spots in the upcoming state tournament when they meet at Firs Bowl in Eugene.
COOS BAY — Marshfield’s football team has been on the wrong side of the rivalry game with North Bend several times in recent years, including a 51-6 loss last year.
Bandon graduate Sailor Hutton finished 119th in her first-ever NCAA cross country championship meet Monday, helping Boise State to ninth place in the team race.
Marley Petrey won the girls race to lead Harbor Lights of Bandon to the middle school team title in the Bandon Fugate Farms XC Challenge last week at the Fugate cranberry farm south of town.
Coquille graduate Morgan Baird had a strong finish to her freshman season at Portland State University, working her way into the starting lineup for the final five games of the season and helping the Vikings win a game in the Big Sky Tournament before losing to Eastern Washington.
Bandon swept the team titles in the Champs Invitational cross country meet near Lebanon on Friday, a good showing for the Tigers as they prepare for the championship portion of the season.
A quartet of Coos County volleyball teams finally got to play inside matches Saturday, when Gold Beach hosted Coquille, North Bend, Myrtle Point and Reedsport.