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 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.