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 congraulate Elijah LaCosse as this week’s Athlete of the Week. Elijah finished the State Wrestling Championship in third place. After losing in the first round he went on to score 5 consecutive pins including a rematch against his first round opponent. He was one of only two wrestlers in the tournament to do that and scored 23 points in the 138 pound weight bracket.
Honorable mention goes to another Viking Wrestler, Hayden Muller who placed 4th in the 135 pound girls division.
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.