Siuslaw standout pitcher and Oregon State University’s star hurler, Jake Thompson, has been moved up the ranks in the Major League Baseball system. After a brief stint with the Lowell Spinners after last year’s draft, Thompson has been moved to single A ball in Salem Virginia with the Salem Red Sox. Today is opening day for the team they will take on Buis Creek Astros from North Carolina.
Athlete of the Week
Hannah Rannow - Jonathan "jj" Neece/h4>
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News and Coast Radio Sports congratulate Siuslaw High School junior Hannah Rannow and Mapleton sophomore JJ Neece. Last night at a ceremony at Siuslaw High School the two athletes were named Athletes of the Year for the 2018 and 2019 School year. Rannow capped her season with a state championship in the 1500 meters and a second place finish in the 800 meter. Neece was a three sport athlete and competed in 4 state championship events including the 100 meters, long jump, triple jump and the Javelin. Neece also was a stand-out football player on offense and defense earning a 1st team all league honors as linebacker on defense.
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.