College baseball takes to the diamond today with the first of three games in Pac Twelve match ups for both the Ducks and Beavers…. In Palo Alto, California Oregon will take on the Stanford Cardinal at 6 o’clock at Klien Field’s Sunken Diamond. In Salt Lake City Oregon State takes on the Utah Utes at 5 o’clock. This evening’s game begins with a pregame broadcast at 4:30 on KCFM. Both series continue through Saturday.
Athlete of the Week
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News and Coast Radio Sports congratulate Elijah Blankenship as this week’s Athlete of the Week. In last week’s outing against Sutherlin, Elijah was 3 for 3 at the plate with 1 RBI and a base on balls. Blankenship reached base each of his four appearances at the plate.
Honorable mention goes to Mapleton Runner Brier Shird who set personal records in the 200 and 800 meter runs taking second place in the 800.
Viking Sports Talk
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.