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 sophomore soccer standout Jason Garcia as this week’s Athlete of the Week. Jason scored a goal and had 2 assists in Saturday’s standoff against Waldport. Coach Londi Tomaro said Jason’s work in the midfield to win and maintain possession of the ball helped to keep Waldport at bay and kept the game close. His efforts have been instrumental in Siuslaw’s 6-0-1 season.
Honorable mention goes to senior cross country runner Hannah Rannow who exhibited strength and stamina in her strong second place finish at the Paul Mariman Invitational on Saturday.
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.