The Oregon Ducks have dropped out of the top ten following their season opening loss, they’re at number 11. Oklahoma remains number one, followed now by the LSU Tigers, Boise State, Florida State and Alabama in the top five. Stanford is ranked 13th, while the Wisconsin Badgers, Oregon State’s next opponent, is number 16.
Athlete of the Week
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News, and Coast Radio Sports congratulate sophomore soccer standout Jason Garcia as this week’s Athlete of the Week. Jason scored a goal and had 2 assists in Saturday’s standoff against Waldport. Coach Londi Tomaro said Jason’s work in the midfield to win and maintain possession of the ball helped to keep Waldport at bay and kept the game close. His efforts have been instrumental in Siuslaw’s 6-0-1 season.
Honorable mention goes to senior cross country runner Hannah Rannow who exhibited strength and stamina in her strong second place finish at the Paul Mariman Invitational on Saturday.
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.