COOS BAY — Participants in Saturday’s unofficial COVID-Style Prefontaine Memorial Run are asked to follow sidewalks along the entire route, since it will be open to traffic.

Athletes at Marshfield and North Bend high schools will be able to practice and have competitions against each other in several sports this fall after the school boards for both schools approved.

COOS BAY — Griff Smith made it 10-for-10 in main events this year in the Junior Stingers division at Coos Bay Speedway when the 13-year-old Bandon racer won the race Saturday night.

The Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon has canceled the annual Pre Run for Kids and other Kids Day Activities scheduled for Sunday Dec. 20 in downtown Coos Bay.

COOS BAY — Preston Luckman is busy as can be, excelling in two very different sports while working for his dad, caddying at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and preparing for another year of college.

BANDON — Several golfers have had aces at Bandon Crossings in the past few weeks, on several different holes at the course.

BANDON — Max Kirkendall had the best shot and the Umpqua Bank team had the best score, but the big winners in the annual Chuck McKay Memorial Golf Scramble might turn out to be families up and down the Oregon Coast who receive food baskets funded by the tournament during the upcoming holiday…

COOS BAY — For Griff Smith it was business as usual Saturday. For Brody Montgomery, it was finally a first victory of 2020. And for Coos Bay Speedway, it was another busy night at the races even as other tracks in the state have started racing again.

Three past champions are among the eight golfers who qualified for the Crossings Cup match play tournament at Bandon Crossings golf course at the end of the regular season.

Preston Luckman of Coos Bay picked up a win during a midweek event at Coos Bay Speedway on Monday and Jeff Thurman of Coquille also was a winner.

BANDON — Tyler Strafaci was the official winner of the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort on Sunday, but the resort also was a winner of sorts in the success of the tournament that was made all the more challenging this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BANDON — In a day filled with outstanding shot-making, Tyler Strafaci won the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort with one final memorable ball strike.

BANDON — KC Gonzales has been a caddie at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort since 2004, so he’s intimately familiar with the courses at the renowned golf destination.

BANDON — The 120th U.S. Amateur is down to eight golfers after a long day Thursday when those eight players won two matches each to advance to Friday’s quarterfinals at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

BANDON — Taking advantage of morning tee times, several college players posted great scores on the opening day of the 120th U.S. Amateur at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort on Monday.

BANDON — The word bubble isn’t often associated with golf tournaments. But at this week’s 120th U.S. Amateur at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, it’s vital, perhaps the biggest reason the resort was able to host the United States Golf Association event amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

BANDON — Many of the best golfers the world doesn’t yet necessarily know about yet are on the South Coast this week for the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship.

SOUTH COAST — The good news is that students who participate in the traditional fall sports of football, volleyball, cross country and soccer will get to have a season this coming school year. The bad news is they have to wait until next winter for that season to begin.

BANDON — Rich Stefiuk has moved atop the season-long Crossings Cup standings at Bandon Crossings Golf Course with only a few weeks to go before the match play tournament that will determine this year’s champion.

COOS BAY — Braden Fugate of Bandon got his first win of the season in the competitive America’s Mattress Super Late Models division at Coos Bay Speedway on Saturday night, beating fellow Bandon racer Brody Montgomery in the main event.

BANDON — South Coast residents won't have a chance to watch the 120th U.S. Amateur golf championship in person next month, but they have had a chance to see the winner's trophy in the Bandon area. 

NORTH BEND — The ongoing coronavirus pandemic kept the North Bend bowling team from being able to compete in the national tournament, but the team is reaching out to thank all the people who made the potential for the trip possible.

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