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Siuslaw Wrestling standout Jason Graber has been named Coast Radio Sports’ Athlete of the week. The Viking senior captured 2nd place in the 135 pound weight class at the 14 team Willamette Wrestling Invitational.  This week’s honorable mention goes to junior grappler Jesse Kuntz who captured third place at 182 pounds in the same tourney.

Oregon’s incredible offense busted up Wisconsin and the record books on the way to the Ducks’ first Rose Bowl victory in 95 years. Darron Thomas passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns, freshman De’Anthony Thomas scored on runs of 91 and 64 yards, and the No. 6 Ducks earned their first bowl victory under coach Chip Kelly, holding off Wisconsin 45-38 last night in the highest-scoring Rose Bowl ever played.

 The Vikings play their final non conference games of the season, the Siuslaw boys are in Newport to face the Cubs at 7 o’clock… The Siuslaw girls are on the home court hosting the Cub girls in a game that airs at 6:45 over Coast Radio Sports, tip off is set for 7 o’clock on KCST.

 Mapleton is at home hosting Triangle Lake in a Mountain West League double header.  The girls teams open play at 5:30, the boys play the night cap at 7 o’clock…