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King Says He'll Be Back In '19

Rogue River coach Loren King said he was happy with the way his team stayed with St. Mary's, for a while, in its final game of the season on Fri., Feb. 9. When the Crusaders, a team without seniors, began scoring and putting pressure on the Chieftains, the Chieftains couldn't hold it together in what became a 60-40 loss on Senior Night."You can see the improvement as we've gone along this season," King said. "We won seven games this year, and even as we got into the tougher teams in the (Southern Cascade League), they continued to improve." (Subscribe for full story)


Chick Optimistic For Chiefs' Future

Jay Chick has reason to be optimistic about his Rogue River boys' basketball program. One reason is that the Chieftains are leaving the Class 3A Southern Cascade League, and teams like St. Mary's, who ended the Chieftains' season with a 69-43 beating at James Martin Court on Fri., Feb. 9. The loss was Rogue River's 12th straight, cap-ping a 1-21 season that in-cluded a 0-8 mark in the Chieftains' final SCL season. The other big reason is that only two players on his current squad graduate in June.
"We've got a young team. I mean, we're losing on two seniors (Jacob Tambellini and Henry Black)," Chick said. "I've been watching (Subscribe for full story)


Football Group Address Playing 'Down'

The Oregon School Activities Association's Football Adhoc Committee, the group, helping organizing high school football separately from each other sport, had reached consensus on six points relating to football at the varsity and subvarsity levels. The recommendations were made to the OSAA Executive Board on Mon., Feb. 12. The first recommendation is to identify criteria that would make teams eligible (Subscribe for full story)









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