Details are forthcoming but Siuslaw High School Athletic Director, Chris Johnson has just announced that Chad Smith has accepted the position of Head Coach for the Siuslaw Viking’s Varsity Girls Basketball. Smith was an assistant coach for Varsity Boys Basketball in Seattle and coached 2 years as a JV coach at Seaside. Sarah Truax will return as assistant coach for the Viks.
Athlete of the Week
The Sports Club, the Siuslaw News and Coast Radio Sports congratulate Brea Blankenship as this week’s Athlete of the Week. Brea’s personal record best of 19:41 flat in the 5000 meter run in the Warner Pacific XC Classic helped propel the Viking Ladies to a first place finish this past weekend trimming 27 seconds from her previous start and 25.5 seconds from her previous personal best.
Honorable Mention goes to Mia Collins who had 10 kills, 9 digs and a block last week’s win against Elmira.
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.