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Jr. Chieftains Come Up Short At New Hope

The Rogue River middle-school-level varsity girls' basketball team was tied at halftime and led going into the fourth period at New Hope Christian before falling 20-15 in Grants Pass on Mon., Feb. 13. Junior Chieftains coach Cheryl Hansen said the game was the team's best this season. The team got good shots, ran the floor well and played good defense in half-court settings. Jada Starbuck tied the score before halftime, making it 8-8, and a three-point play by Ayrica Hansen gave the Junior Chieftains a good start to the second half, giving Rogue River an 11-10 lead. (Subscribe for full story)


Coaching Change,
Early Practice Mean Baseball Change

Rogue River High baseball might look a little different this year, with a new head coach and with new earlier preseason practices. Jay Chick, whom Rogue River athletic director Tom Grimes said, is new to the area, has been named, at least on the Chieftains' baseball page on the OSAA website, as the Chieftains' new coach. He would replace Nick Bashans, who coached the the team for three seasons. Grimes said Chick's status as coach was contingent upon getting him approved (Subscribe for full story)












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