NORTH BEND — The baseball players from Marshfield and North Bend haven’t seen anybody in the other dugout except their traditional rivals this fall, and they are fine with that.
In the eyes of Brent Hutton, the opportunity for Bandon’s runners to join Marshfield, North Bend and Powers for weekly track meets in the Bay Area this month is a reward of sorts.
Marshfield and North Bend are halfway through the first of two fall seasons, their volleyball, softball, baseball and track teams competing against each other each week.
The first round of the Marshfield-North Bend fall sports series comes to an end this week, with the schools turning their focus to a new batch of sports for November and December.
In a normal year, I would have been at a football stadium Friday night, covering a high school football game like I have nearly every fall Friday night for more than 20 years.
COOS BAY — Preston Luckman of Coos Bay was a double-winner on the final night of the season for the oval dirt track at Coos Bay Speedway on Saturday.
COOS BAY — Announcer Andrew Brainard’s voice boomed through Pete Susick Stadium at Marshfield High School on Wednesday night. North Bend’s cheerleaders performed routines on the track. And the stadium lights shined down on the action on the turf field.
COOS BAY — Mirroring the Oregon School Activities Association schedule, the Boys & Girls Club of Southwestern Oregon has postponed its sports seasons until 2021.
COOS BAY — Local drivers won several divisions in the Winged Sprint Cars Battle at the Bay on Saturday, one of the final oval dirt track events of the season at Coos Bay Speedway.
COOS BAY — The seventh-annual Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, Sept. 26, at Coos Golf Club south of Coos Bay.
COOS BAY — It wasn’t anything like a normal year, but a number of South Coast runners and walkers kept up the tradition of the Prefontaine Memorial Run on Saturday.
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.
BANDON — There will be another new Crossings Cup champion at Bandon Crossings Golf Course after defending champion Richard Stefiuk was beaten by Brian Gibson in the semifinals last week.
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.
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.
Defending champion Richard Stefiuk was the only past champion to survive the quarterfinals of the Crossings Cup tournament at Bandon Crossings last week.
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 — Jason Humphrey, Kris Valencia and John Garkow were the big winners in the fourth-annual Dick Hanen Club Championship at Coos Golf Club last weekend.
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.
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 — 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.