Coquille is a town of 4,000 in southern Oregon, 20 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Timber harvested from the Coast Range is the town’s major industry.
COOS BAY — When Marshfield’s girls soccer team beat Junction City 1-0 in 2019, it marked a high spot for the Pirates — their only win of the year after a winless season in 2018.
High school sports returns to Oregon and the South Coast this week with a series of contests as the traditional fall sports seasons, termed Season 2 by the Oregon School Activities Association, kick off across the state.
COOS BAY — For the first time in well over a year, and half a year later than normal, three South Coast football teams finally got to face off against other squads Saturday.
Almost half a year late, there is actual high school sports on the schedule this weekend when Marshfield hosts Siuslaw and North Bend in a football jamboree.
The Oregon School Activities Association has opted to forgo conducting state championships for Season 2, returning control of the sixth week of the season — or culminating week — to the schools.
The Southwestern Oregon Community College cross country team got its short spring season started last weekend with the RiverHawk Invitational at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.
High school football practice officially started this week, though the Bay Area’s two teams have been working for months to get ready for a season they had no guarantee would happen.
COOS BAY — The Southwestern Oregon Community College volleyball team hasn’t played a match yet since the school year started, but sophomore Tayler Parks already can look ahead with excitement to next school year.
North Bend recently installed a nine-hole disc golf course at Ferry Road Park and is asking residents for feedback on whether to keep the course or get rid of it. The city installed the course temporarily. It will be in place for 30 days, giving members of the city council an opportunity to …
BANDON — A year ago, Bandon’s girls basketball team was making a historic run to the Sunset Conference title and an eventual third-place finish in the Class 2A state tournament.
BANDON — After a year in Bandon when she helped the Tigers’ girls basketball team match the best finish in school history, Duda Reolon headed home to Brazil over the weekend.
After 10 years of work, the producers of “Pre’s People,” a documentary about the legendary Steve Prefontaine, announced it will be available Jan. 25, which would have been his 70th birthday.
Rain stopped the Fill the Shelves Shamble early at Bandon Crossings on New Year’s Day, but not before all the teams got at least half the holes in.
Runners and walkers were greeted with pleasant conditions Sunday for the annual Bullards Run, a popular South Coast Running Club event held in early January each year at Bullards Beach State Park north of Bandon.
The annual Bullards Run will be held Sunday, Jan. 10, with a few changes this year, including a new course and sign-in area and safety measures for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pete Susick Stadium Committee recently announced that it had received a $25,000 grant from the Ford Family Foundation to help complete the south grandstand at Pete Susick Stadium.
Brothers Jackson and Peyton Simonds won the McKay’s Market Holiday Best Ball golf tournament at Bandon Crossings on Saturday and the participants provided a big boost to the Bandon Police Department’s annual toy drive.
NORTH BEND — For a season that might not have happened, the North Bend and Marshfield girls soccer teams got a lot out of their fall series of matches against each other, what became a prelude to the regular season scheduled to begin with official practices in February.
COOS BAY — Marshfield and North Bend finished off their fall seven-on-seven series Thursday night, with the coaches excited about their respective teams’ progress and excited about the potential of some sort of season early next year.
The Oregon School Activities Association pushed its 2020-21 sports calendar back again this week, a move applauded by South Coast officials because it keeps the chance alive of all sports having a season.
The Oregon School Activities Association has pushed its 2020-21 sports calendar back again, and switched around the seasons one more time, in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
BANDON — Sheep Ranch, the newest edition to Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, received another national media honor when Golf Digest named it the top new golf course of 2020.
NORTH BEND — Nobody could blame the Bay Area’s high school soccer players if they were exceptionally disappointed to not get their regular fall season this year.
CORVALLIS (AP) — Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored on a 1-yard, fourth-down run with 33 seconds left to give Oregon State a 41-38 upset victory over No. 9 Oregon on Friday night.
This year, opting outside for Black Friday could be a bigger bargain than anything you might find in the stores. The Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 27 and 28, are Free Fishing Days in Oregon.
COOS BAY — The actual Oregon School Activities Association soccer season is still a few months away, but Marshfield and North Bend are working hard to prepare for that season in a series of games over the next several weeks.