Florence Oregon News

2020 Sports Awards

The 2020 Oregon Sports Awards will kick off on Monday May 18.  The awards have been distributed over the past 69 years, but this year will be a little different.  The awards for spring prep sports and the award for outstanding professional athlete have been eliminated leaving 21 awards still […]

Port of Siuslaw

School Board Mulls New School Year Possibilities; Food Share Donates Thousands to Feeding of Students; Slow Memorial Day Weekend Expected; New COVID-19 Cases, New Deaths; Listening Sessions with City; Lane County Passes Phase One

School Board Mulls New School Year Possibilities It was a very busy night for the Siuslaw School Board as they face an unsure future regarding the upcoming school year.  The budget for the 2020-2021 school year is in limbo as the board is waiting for results from a May 20th […]

No Changes to Sports, Behavioral Health Study

The Current moratorium on sporting activities will remain in place at least until May 25th regardless of what phase of reopening the county is in.  the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA).  They are reporting that they have contingency groups meeting for all sporting activities scheduled for the fall.  OSAA’s executive […]

Athlete of the Year

Athlete of the Year There will not be a traditional selection of the Athlete of the Year this year, instead coaches from the Siuslaw and Mapleton School districts will recognize their teams as a whole with some mentions of those athletes that did get to participate.  A discussion was held […]

Changing World of Sports

Changing World of Sports The sports world has come to a virtual, and actual halt as orders to halt all sporting activities with live audiences has become the norm for states.  The Governor’s plan to ban events until a vaccine or cure for the virus is found is weighing heavy […]