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 Siuslaw sophomore Gracie Freudenthal as this week’s athlete of the week. At last week’s Prefontaine Rotary Invitational, Gracie posted a first place finish in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.48 and finished second in the 300 meter hurdles 1/10th of a second behind the first place finisher with a time of 49.27.
Honorable mention goes to junior distance runner Chloe Madden for her third place finish in the 3000 meter race with a personal record time of 11:37.96
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Join us this Thursday as we catch up with Siuslaw Viking Wrestling Coach, Neil Wartnik.