Sports & Recreation

Boys soccer comes out kicking against JC

Season opener shows Siuslaw control... more

Vikings roll Newport in opener

Vikings roll Newport in opener... more

Siuslaw Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

Award ceremony will be held Friday, Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. at the FEC... more

Rotary keeps it Cool at the Coast

14th annual Cool at the Coast Golf Tournament is a success ... more

Florence Air Academy and the B&G Club Take to the Skies

Students from the Florence Air Academy get ready to take flight as they learn about aviation principles, piloting drones, and flying in a plane. Photo provided by Florence Air Academy. ... more

Armstrong moves up to third in drag race series

Armstrong moves up to third in drag race series... more

Siuslaw trap shooters excel at Nationals

Siuslaw trap shooters excel at Nationals ... more

Get ‘Cool on the Coast’ with Rotary golf tournament on Aug. 5

Get ‘Cool on the Coast’ with Rotary golf tournament on Aug. 5 ... more

Siltcoos Resort Continues to ‘Sparkle’

Siltcoos Resort Continues to ‘Sparkle’... more

Miller Park play structure makeover begins

June 16, 2023 — Old ‘Fort Miller’ to be dismantled June 19... more

Man embarks on solo bike ride to help people rebuild after disaster

June 9, 2023 — Jim Feeney passed through Florence on May 28 and will travel over 10K miles... more

Siuslaw Athletic Booster Club Auction Aug 12

June 2, 2023 — Group also in need of Auction Chair... more

Fish, clam and crab for free all weekend

June 2, 2023 — Park for free on June 3... more

Triumph on the track

May 31, 2023 — Siuslaw boys bring home 3A State Championship... more

44th Rhody Run 2023 filled with rising stars

May 26, 2023 — ... more

Viks win slugfest, advance to 2nd round

May 24, 2023 — SHS at #1 Cascade Christian tonight at 5 p.m.... more

SHS wraps up regular season, playoffs next

May 19, 2023 — Viks baseball wraps up regular season, will face North Valley to open playoffs... more

Viking boys golfers District Champs

May 19, 2023 — Klampe takes individual title... more

Viks baseball takes 2 of 3 from Outlaws

May 12, 2023 — News and notes from local high school athletics... more

Salty Ballers dodgeball champs

May 12, 2023 — ... more

Viking girls golfers on right course

May 5, 2023 — SHS team scores continue to drop... more

Florence kids are RC Nuts

April 28, 2023 — BGCWLC teams up with local hobby shop... more

Exploding Whales make season debut

April 28, 2023 — Emeralds pay homage to Florence’s infamous moment... more

SHS makes mark at Hayward

April 27, 2023 — Central Coast Invite Friday at Hans Petersen... more

Viks, Falcons battle on diamonds

April 21, 2023 — Elmira nearest rival in SHS’ new league, softball team includes MHS’ Milbrett... more

Thin Blue Line on uniforms elicits charged emotions

April 19, 2023 — ... more

Siuslaw sizzling on links

April 19, 2023 — 5 straight wins for Viking boys golf team... more

Norton to cheer for WOU, Viks boys golf wins another tourney

April 13, 2023 — News and notes from Siuslaw High athletics... more

Vik boys top field in Coos Bay

April 13, 2023 — Seafoam Showdown, Cajun-themed dinner, auction Friday night... more

Siuslaw trap team takes first shots of 2023

April 7, 2023 — ... more

Soaring over the streets

April 7, 2023 — 2nd annual Florence Street Vault a success... more

‘Comeback kids’ continue to rack up W’s

April 7, 2023 — Siuslaw baseball team stages another late inning rally in win over Coquille... more

Track time for Sailors

March 29, 2023 — New season brings new coach for Mapleton T&F... more

2023 Siuslaw Icebreaker

March 23, 2023 — ... more

Sensational series sweep for SHS baseball

March 29, 2023 — Viks stage dramatic comebacks, throw no-hitter against Bulldogs... more

Viks throttle Red Devils, league play next

March 24, 2023 — ... more

Siuslaw softball snaps streak

March 24, 2023 — Viks beat Coquille 12-2 for first win in almost two years ... more

Viking boys golf team wins tourney in Salem

March 21, 2023 — SHS girls team takes third at Siuslaw Invite... more

Victorious in the Valley

March 19, 2023 — Two teams of area elementary and middle school kids take tournament titles in Elmira... more

Vikings baseball team gets feet wet… literally

March 15, 2023 —... more

Change brings hope for success for Siuslaw softball

March 15, 2023 — 2023 team debuts in 3A Mountain Valley Conf under new coach... more

Former Viking takes spring training mound for Red Sox

March 14, 2023 — Thompson, SHS Class of 2013, has spent last five years in Boston's farm system... more

Sierra Pacific to help secure new Sailor scoreboard

March 9, 2023 — ... more

SHS Cheer 2nd at OCCA

March 2, 2023 — ... more

Buss and Lade bring home state titles at PDX

March 1, 2023 — Historic storm proceeds historic performances on mats by Viks... more

Season of success for Lady Sailors

Feb. 24, 2023 — MHS girls basketball team wraps up season... more

Sailor hoopsters head to state

Feb. 24, 2023 — MHS boys clinch berth, earn long road trip... more

Seniors say goodbye to Siuslaw hardwood

Feb. 18, 2023 — Viking hoopsters are honored before their last HS game... more

Five Siuslaw mat-men punch tickets to State

Feb. 18, 2023 — ... more

Siuslaw cheer team prepares for state

Florence, Ore. Feb. 10, 2023 - Team finishes third at Roseburg but injury forces tough decision... more

SHS Biz Tech is Best-in-Show

Florence, Ore. Feb. 10, 2023 - Team ties for first as competition... more

Mapleton 6-year old is wrestling state champ

Mapleton, Ore.: Feb. 10, 2022 - BGCWLC sends three kids to Redmond tourney... more

Remaining areas closed to crabbing to re-open Feb. 4

Feb. 1, 2023 — Recreational crabbing remains open off Florence coast, still closed from Charleston south... more

SHS celebrates its seniors

Feb. 1, 2023 — Siuslaw wrestling hosts annual Senior Night... more

Sailors soar up standings

Jan. 25, 2023 (Mapleton) - MHS boys win two straight in MWL ... more

Vik boys rout Falcons after battle with top ranked ‘Dawgs’

Jan. 25, 2023 (Florence) - SHS boys in hunt for playoff spot at halfway point ... more

Siuslaw cheer secures second at Gladstone

Jan. 25, 2023 (Florence) - Only Rainier ahead of the Viks in the standings... more

Youth showcase free throw skills at Hoop Shoot

Jan. 18, 2023 - Florence Elks Lodge holds annual Hoop Shoot... more

Viks get pins, fans get loud at Lutz

Jan. 18, 2023 - Six Siuslaw medalists energize crowd, both teams finish 2nd... more

Viking boys ground Eagles for first league win

Jan. 17, 2023 (Florence) - Lady Viks play best game of season at La Pine... more

8 Viking wrestlers claim top of Hill at tourney

Jan. 11, 2023 — Siuslaw to host annual Nick Lutz Invitational Saturday... more

Sailors sweep Siletz, Viks open league play

Jan. 10, 2023 — Roundball wrap-up... more

Pinning, winning into 2023

Jan. 4, 2023 — ... more

SBSA registration wraps up soon

Jan. 4, 2023 — Sign-up kids for baseball or softball by Jan. 13... more

Vikings, Sailors share same hardwood

Jan. 4, 2023 — Siuslaw and Mapleton have rare match-up in multi-divisional tournament ... more

Siuslaw welcomes three new coaches

Jan 3, 2023 — Track, wrestling and baseball all add assistants... more

Florence STEP to meet Wednesday, Jan. 4

Jan. 3, 2023 — Salmon genetics, sport fishing on the docket... more

Guided first day hikes return for 2023

Dec. 27, 2022 — Honeyman Park to host 3-mile hike on Jan. 1... more

Viking girl wrestlers go undefeated at Warrenton

Dec. 27, 2022 — Siuslaw hoops splits with South Umpqua... more

Top sports stories of 2022

Dec. 26, 2022 — A look back through the calendar as we revisit the top sports stories of the last year... more

Siuslaw storms Springfield for Computer Science Education Week

Dec. 19, 2022 — SHS and SMS send teams to competitions in Springfield... more

Mapleton, Siuslaw hoosiers continue on hardwood

Dec. 21, 2022 — ... more

Viking wrestlers top 3A boys at Grants Pass

Dec. 19, 2022 — Buss still undefeated, Lade finishes 2nd... more

Mapleton, Siuslaw meet for matinee

Dec. 14, 2022 — Middle school girls play tripleheader... more

High school hoops heat up

Dec. 14, 2022 — Mapleton, Siuslaw basketball in full swing... more

‘New era’ for Viking boys hoops

Dec. 12, 2022 — Program’s big numbers bring big talent to court... more

Youth baseball and softball just around the corner

Dec. 8, 2022 — SBSA begins registration for 2023 season... more

SHS wrestling team comes into season with high expectations

Dec. 6, 2022 — Viks open season at Burlison Invite at Cascade High... more

Sailors set sail for success

Dec. 6, 2022 — MHS boys hoops 8-man roster largest in recent memory... more

Viking hoops tips-off season

Dec. 5, 2022 — Boys beat Toledo, Girls show steady improvement... more

SABC donates for new duds

Nov. 30, 2022 — Club gives over $17k for new Viking uniforms... more

Siuslaw looks to season of surprises

Nov. 30, 2022 — Young girls hoops team plays first year in new classification... more

Area high school hoops tips off tonight

Nov. 29, 2022 — Mapleton boys/both Siuslaw teams all in action... more

Viking softball looks to Riggs for revitalization

Nov. 28, 2022 — Siuslaw hires new softball coach for second straight year... more

Little Toads take leap onto mat

Nov. 22, 2022 — Youth wrestling program hosts annual tournament... more

Free fishing, this weekend, all across Oregon

Nov. 22, 2022 — #OptOutside with Free Fishing days after Thanksgiving, Nov. 25-26... more

Gridiron greatness continues for Viks

Nov. 21, 2022 — 2022 another successful season for Siuslaw football... more

Boys from Wakonda are PNW Small HS XC Champs

Nov. 21, 2022 — SHS runners fill leaderboard at showcase in Wash.... more

SYSA says ‘thank you’ to officials

Nov. 16, 2022 — Volunteer referees essential to league’s success ... more

Lane County Parks Levy passes

Nov. 15, 2022 — Tax will fund improvements at North Jetty, Westlake, Benders Landing, other area parks... more

Marvelous mat-time

Nov. 15, 2022 — Boys & Girls Club partners with SHS for youth wrestling... more

Siuslaw volleyball 5th at state

Nov. 8, 2022 — Vikings make run to highest finish since ‘87... more

Viks make long trip but can’t prevail in Vale

Nov. 8, 2022 — SHS has fun with flag football team a few days prior... more

Three straight at state for Viking boys XC

Nov. 8, 2022 — SHS Girls are third in both teams’ debut in new classification... more

Viks football beats Billies, moves on to state

Oct. 31, 2022 — Siuslaw will face Vale in first round... more

Viks volleyball is state quarterfinal bound

Oct. 31, 2022 — SHS beats Vale and P. Hill to advance in championship tournament... more

Siuslaw XC dominates new district

Oct. 31, 2022 — Boys perfect, girls run by new teams... more

Siuslaw soccer season a success

Oct. 25, 2022 — ... more

SHS and friends race for Brownies

Oct. 25, 2022 — Vikings host annual pre-district event... more

Siuslaw volleyball open playoffs Wednesday

Oct. 24, 2022 — Vikings will meet Vale in first round, tickets must be purchased online... more

Viks vanquish Outlaws

Oct. 24, 2022 — SHS gets wet win on Homecoming... more

Walker runs over Cougars

Oct. 18, 2022 — Sailors give Mapleton happy Homecoming... more

Siuslaw volleyball sets sights on playoffs

Oct. 18, 2022 — Viks split 2 league games, wrap up regular season this week... more

Huskies bark but Vikings bite

Oct. 17, 2022 — Siuslaw downs North Marion in penalty-filled game... more

Voters to decide fate of parks levy in November

Oct. 14, 2022 — $600k would be used for improvements at North Jetty... more

Florence kayakers paddle 10 waterways in 10 days

Oct. 12, 2022 — ... more

Viks down Falcons 38-21

Oct. 12, 2022 — 3 TDs by Odin Smith leads way for SHS... more

Viks fall on road in rematch with Bulldogs

Oct. 12, 2022 — ... more

Mapleton mauls McKenzie

Oct. 10, 2022 — Sailor volleyball team gets first wins of season... more

SHS Cheer 2nd at Game Day Championships

Oct. 9, 2022 — Vikings just 2.5 points from top, add 19 points to last year’s score... more

Viks prevail in dogfight with Bulldogs

Oct. 4, 2022 — Back and forth battle not decided until final period... more

Sailors fall in fog

Oct. 4, 2022 — Riddle beats Mapleton in close six-man battle... more

SHS Mario Kart team opens with victory

Oct. 3, 2022 — Madras over Siuslaw in Super Smash Bros... more

Two straight shutouts for SHS boys soccer

Oct. 3, 2022 — Viking girls record first tie in program history... more

Razor clamming shut down from Astoria to Brookings

Oct. 2, 2022 — Marine biotoxin levels exceed limit along entire coastline... more

Great day for a run around the lake

Oct. 2, 2022 — Siuslaw XC hosts annual Woahink Invitational... more

Ocean Dunes Women’s Mulligan Invite raises big bucks for pups…

Sept. 27, 2022 — … and cats and all the animals at the Oregon Coast Humane Society... more

3 Viking cheerleaders named All American

Sept. 27, 2022 — Hart, Norton and Sydow will cheer around country and world... more

Viks XC champs at Champs Invite

Sept. 27, 2022 — SHS introduces themselves to 3A/2A/1A with team title sweep... more

Viking gridders ground Eagles

Sept. 26, 2022 — SHS runs over Harrisburg 47-7... more

Viks cross country season off and running

Sept. 20, 2022 — SHS boys win Fugate, both teams 2nd at Northwest Classic... more

Community chips in for a great cause

Sept. 20, 2022 — 12th annual Siuslaw Open benefits Siuslaw Outreach Services... more

Viking girls make home soccer debut

Sept. 20, 2022 — SHS falls but fights hard versus tough Creswell side... more

Viks volleyball falls to Bulldogs in battle of MV top teams

Sept. 20, 2022 — SHS splits two games at Sisters Tournament... more

Six-man Sailors ground Eagles

Sept. 19, 2022 — MHS picks up win in home opener... more

Viking greats honored after long delay

Sept. 13, 2022 — Siuslaw Hall of Fame inducts individuals, teams... more

Soccer teams get stronger every week

Sept. 13, 2022 — Siuslaw boys still unbeaten, girls continue to improve... more

Viks open Mountain Valley with win

Sept. 14, 2022 — Siuslaw sweeps Harrisburg in first league game... more

Kennedy snaps Siuslaw streak

Sept. 13, 2022 — Trojans hand Viks first loss in 14 games... more

8th Annual Viking Cup fills youth sports’ coffers

Sept. 13, 2022 — Community donates, plays golf to support kid’s volleyball and baseball teams... more

Steady improvement for six-man Sailors

Sept. 12, 2022 — MHS football team scores first touchdown of season... more

SABC to make Hall of Fame inductions, hold auction Sept. 10

Sept. 7, 2022 — Booster Club asks public to order tickets early so food can be ordered accordingly... more

Viks stay unbeaten against higher division

Sept. 7, 2022 — Siuslaw/Mapleton boys soccer team ties JC on the road... more

Viks volleyballers continue hot start

Sept. 6, 2022 — Siuslaw sweeps Sutherlin at home... more

Viks club Cubs

Sept. 5, 2022 — SHS opens season with dominating victory against Newport... more

Viks victorious at new home

August 30, 2022 — Siuslaw boys soccer gives fitting debut to new pitch, Hans Petersen Field... more

Sailors get set for season

August 30, 2022 — MHS volleyball hosts first match Thursday... more

Siuslaw girls soccer comes out kicking

August 29, 2022 — Viks make strides but fall to Huskies in first game in program’s history... more

Florence Jr. Golf Camp gets youth on course

August 23, 2022 — Annual event continues to grow in popularity... more

Viking boys soccer begins new era

August 23, 2022 — New division and league bring rising expectations... more

Fresh start for Siuslaw girls soccer

August 23, 2022 — Viking girls team begins its first season... more

Driving force

Aug. 23, 2022 — NW Bronco Roundup takes on the dunes, donates to Florence Food Share... more

Boys & Girls Club receives Trailblazer Foundation Grant

August 22, 2022 — Club continues search for Athletic Director for Western Lane County ... more

Lane County Parks levy’s fate will be decided by voters in November

August 16, 2022 — Pickleballers come out in full force to show support... more

Rotary hits the links with Cool at the Coast

Aug. 16, 2022 — 13th annual Cool at the Coast Golf Tournament is success... more

OSAA in need of high school sports officials

August 12, 2022 — Fall season will provide key gauge of high school official shortage... more

Running off course

Aug. 10, 2022 — Local Jeep club tours attractions, backroads each month ... more

Viking athletics hosts summer camps

August 9, 2022 — SHS cheer, football and soccer all host youth camps... more

Matsutake permits available soon

August 5, 2022 — Commercial applications due by Aug. 22... more

From the Grand Ole Opry to the FEC

August 2, 2022 — Country star Ray Scott to play show to support Siuslaw football... more

South Coast Babe Ruth makes run at regionals

August 1, 2022 — Team falls just one game from championship... more

Portland Pickles pay homage to our history

July 26, 2022 — Baseball team holds “Exploding Whale Night”... more

Pacific halibut all-depth fishing days added for Central Coast

July 25, 2022 — ... more

Tregoning makes waves in drag boat racing scene

July 25, 2022 — Florence teen ‘too fast’ at CDBA event near Lowell... more

Florence STEP to hold August meeting

July 19, 2022 — Local angler Bill Mumpower to speak... more

ODFW urges sport crabbers to mark gear

July 19, 2022 — Orca found entangled... more

Mapleton to meet to discuss pool

July 19, 2022 — Effort to save aquatic center continues... more

South Coast Babe Ruth All-Stars take state

July 18, 2022 — Five Florencians help lead team to regionals next week... more

Cabin fever

July 15, 2022 — Harbor Vista unveils new cabins for more camping options on the coast... more

Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament is a hit

July 13, 2022 —... more

Sandblasters split doubleheader

July 13, 2022 — ... more

Three Siuslaw footballers compete in all-state game

July 12, 2022 — Blankenship, Johnson and Mann participate in game... more

Sunny Siltcoos delivers bounty of bass

July 11, 2022 -- Lions Club hosts 38th annual fishing even Lions Club hosts 38th annual fishing even... more

Area Youth chosen for South Coast All-Stars

July 8, 2022 — Five Florence baseball players headed to state... more

Siuslaw soccer to host youth camp

July 8, 2022 — Event is fundraiser for high school program... more

Skies clear for Boys & Girls Club ball drop

July 5, 2022 — Sky-high contest raises funds for youth organization... more

Darlings Marina lights up lake

July 4, 2022 — Siltcoos fireworks show is a blast... more

$500 Reward for information on deer poached in Reedsport

July 1, 2022 — ... more

Siuslaw trap team gets hot at state

June 30, 2022 — Two Vikings qualify for nationals... more

Pacific Coast Equine trots onto the Florence horse scene

June 28, 2022 — New equestrian program hosts first show... more

Get cozy in new cabins on the coast

June 24, 2022 — Harbor Vista adds overnight options... more

Post #59 Three Rivers Sandblasters baseball is back

June 23, 2022 — American Legion team returns after 8-year hiatus... more

Baseball Clash is a smash

June 22, 2022 — SBSA hosts Father’s Day tournament... more

Lots of love for longtime coach Jerry Fleming

June 20, 2022 — Assistant football coach bookends coaching career with championships... more

Campbell named soccer assistant

June 18, 2022 — ... more

Oregon Dunes Triathlon & Duathlon makes rainy return

June 15, 2022 — ... more

Jerry Fleming will leave lasting legacy in Florence

June 13, 2022 — Viking line coach hangs up whistle after 16 years ... more

Shepard honored for triple jump record

June 10, 2022 — MHS senior breaks 42 year-old mark... more

ODFW explains salmon fishing shutdown on Siuslaw

June 10, 2022 — Decision stands to close river from August to end of 2022... more

World Athletic Championships just a few weeks away

June 10, 2022 — Lane County to host world’s most prestigious track and field event ... more

Oregon Dunes Triathlon June 11

June 8, 2022 —... more

Lacouture and Colton named Athletes of the Year

June 7, 2022 — KCST/Siuslaw News/Sports Club honor Siuslaw athletes... more

SHS girls golf team on course for academic success

June 3, 2022 — Vikings win Academic All-State Award... more

Thompson having successful season with Sea Dogs

June 3, 2022 — Former Viking in his fifth year of pro ball... more

ODFW moves June 7 salmon meeting online

June 3, 2022 — Options for public input still available... more

Sheriffs to provide free boat inspections

May 31, 2022 — LCSO partners with Bi-Mart for free service... more

Happy 100th birthday to Oregon State Parks

May 31, 2022 — Celebrate with State Parks Day and Free Fishing Weekend June 4-5... more

Siuslaw Clay Target team shoots up the standings

May 31, 2022 — Team finishes fourth in team’s second year... more

Siuslaw baseball sends off seniors

May 28, 2022 — Five athletes will be missed... more

Viking footballers sign with Southern Oregon

May 28, 2022 — Hart, Rankin to remain teammates in Ashland... more

Court orders Rock Creek Hatchery steelhead released

May 28, 2022 — Victory for some anglers goes contrary to ODFW’s recommendation... more

ODFW looks to fall coastal salmon outlook, closes Siuslaw to salmon angling

May 26, 2022 — Closure affects Siuslaw River August through December... more

Tons of fun and sun at 2022 Rhody Run

May 25, 2022 — ... more

Vikings make successful return to Hayward

May 25, 2022 — Siuslaw boys finish third at state championships... more

Shepard flies at state, breaks Mapleton record

May 25, 2022 — Sailor senior second in triple jump, PRs in high jump... more

SHS baseball earns first playoff spot since 2014

May 21, 2022 — Viks split with Pirates, Cheesemakers next... more

Amy Tregoning named new SHS soccer coach

May 21, 2022 — Former assistant to lead first all-girls team... more

43rd Rhody Run off to the races

May 21, 2022 — Event has been festival tradition since 1979... more

Freshman Klampe finishes sixth at state

May 20, 2022 - Viking puts state on notice, Siuslaw golf is back... more

Viking senior softballers set sail

May 20, 2022 — Siuslaw says goodbye to Manning, Olson and Overton... more

Viking girls team finds success at district

May 17, 2022 — SHS plays ‘best golf of the year’ at Bandon Crossings... more

Sailors sail onto 1A track and field state championships

May 17, 2022 — Burruss, Shepard earn chance to represent MHS at Hayward... more

13 Vikings head to Hayward

May 17, 2022 — Siuslaw track and field moves on to State... more

SYSA wraps up spring soccer season

May 14, 2022 — Knights of Columbus host “Soccer Challenge” Saturday... more

Post season berth in sight for Siuslaw baseball

May 14, 2022 — Siuslaw takes care of Cottage Grove after two losses... more

MHS track competes at Toledo Twilight

May 11, 2022 - Last warm-up before district... more

Ryan Klampe wins Special District 3 Golf Championship

May 11, 2022 - Freshman wins title in sport’s return to SHS after long hiatus... more

Viking and Sailor juniors dominate field events

May 6, 2022 — Rose tops three events, Neece wins shot put; second in hammer... more

Viks sweep Lions, keeping playoff hopes alive

May 6, 2022 — Regular season wraps up next week... more

SMS qualifies large group for district

May 4, 2022 — Siuslaw hosts track sub-district on April 26... more

Siuslaw continues season of success in Stayton

May 4, 2022 — Viking boys track top of 21-team field... more

On the Trail

April 29, 2022 — A review of the Oregon Coast Trail near Cape Perpetua... more

MHS hosts final home meet of season

April 29, 2022 — Sailor track team numbers grow... more

ODFW Commission votes to end steelhead hatchery program on North Umpqua

April 29, 2022 — Group files legal petition seeking judicial review of decision... more

Senior showdown at Hans Petersen Field

April 25, 2022 — Siuslaw hosts Mapleton, 8 other schools at CCI... more

SportsCenter anchor’s first gig was on airwaves of Florence

April 21, 2022 — ESPN and Trailblazer studio host Everett has local roots... more

Hope springs eternal for Siuslaw softball

April 19, 2022 — Viks continue to battle despite lack of wins... more

Ulrich completes ‘toughest foot race on earth’

April 18, 2022 — Local woman ultramarathons across the Sahara in Morocco... more

Viking girls golf gets first win of 2022

April 15, 2022 — Klampe tied for second at Marshfield Invitational... more

New way to play on the way

April 15, 2022 — Replacement of Miller Park play structure in the works... more

SHS and MHS track teams victorious in Vida

April 13, 2022 — Viks win both team races, Sailors take home medals... more

Two freshmen lead Viks at Emerald Valley

April 13, 2022 — SHS competes in second tournament of year... more

Desi Tupua and Webfoot volleyball team head to nationals

April 11, 2022 — Community can help get them to Arizona... more

New Investments in Oregon Ocean Science Research

April 9, 2022 — ... more

Viks prepare for league play with tough match-up

April 9, 2022 — Siuslaw faces #1 Hidden Valley ... more

Siuslaw shines at sunny day at track

April 9, 2022 — Personal records abound for Viks... more

Viking track team earns individual medals at Marist

April 4, 2022 — Emily Neece returns for Sailors at McKenzie; wins shot put... more

Sailor track season kicks into high gear

April 1, 2022 — Mapleton hosts Special District 2 meet... more

‘A Tradition of Excellence’ continues with 3rd edition

April 1, 2022 — Don Hunt’s book updated after Vik’s football championship... more

Sailors ‘break the ice’ with PRs

March 29, 2022 — Mapleton sends two athletes to McKenzie Icebreaker... more

Vikings open on home diamonds

March 29, 2022 — SHS softball and baseball both face Coquille... more

Old Town Showdown

March 25, 2022 — Pole vault competition sets high bar... more

Golf gives group chance to play

March 23, 2022 — Ocean Dunes Golf Links Men’s League meets each week... more

Viks get feet wet at Icebreaker

March 22, 2022 — Siuslaw track team hosts first meet of 2022... more

Vikings back on the links

March 22, 2022 — Siuslaw golf program returns... more

Viking baseball continues hot start

March 22, 2022 — SHS goes 2-1 in Klamath Falls ... more

Sailors set high bar at first track meet of 2022

March 18, 2022 — Opal Burruss and Joe Shepard each earn two firsts... more

Viks come to play on opening day

March 18, 2022 — Siuslaw sweeps Sutherlin to start season 2-0... more

Record Book Replay - The greatest game no one even noticed

March 17, 2022 -- Siuslaw and Bandon played a historic baseball game in 1956... more

Sailors kicks off track and field season Wednesday

March 15, 2022 — New coach at helm for 2022... more

New leader, fresh start for SHS softball

March 15, 2022 — Jason Lipe takes helm of experienced Viking squad... more

Viks baseball sets sites on winning season in 2022

March 12, 2022 — Siuslaw led by six seniors... more

Florence’s own ‘Track and Field of Dreams’

March 12, 2022 — Siuslaw’s Bay Street Pole Vault Competition to feature vaulters from around Oregon... more

SMS in urgent need of head coach for track & field team

March 8, 2022 —... more

Middle schoolers consolation champs in Crescent City

March 8, 2022 — Siuslaw club team goes 2-1 in AA Bracket... more

Bump, set, spike… all year round

March 4, 2022 — Local volleyball players compete around the state... more

Miles Decker wins 3rd at state Elks Hoop Shoot State Competition

March 4, 2022 — Comes from long line of Hoop Shoot competitors... more

Four Viking grapplers earn medals at state

March 2, 2022 -- Buss’ 2nd place tops for Siuslaw... more

Sea Lion Caves celebrates 90th year

Feb. 25, 2022 — History of caves extends to past... more

SHS cheer team top of 4A at OCCA Cheer Championships

Feb. 25, 2022 — Vikings 4th overall at competition in Salem... more

Milbrett’s last-second lay-in downs Lakers

Feb. 22, 2022 — Sailor girls season ends inches from state... more

Viking boys hoops calls it a year

Feb. 22, 2022 — SHS celebrates Senior Night on Feb. 16... more

SHS girls basketball sends off seniors

Feb. 18, 2022 — Three seniors played their last home game Feb. 15... more

Sailors get big postseason win over Wolverines

Feb. 17, 2022 — MHS girls basketball advances in Mountain West playoffs... more

Vikings Cheer team spirits high after state competition

Feb. 14, 2022 — OCCA Championships in Salem next weekend... more

Free fishing this weekend in Oregon

Feb. 14, 2022... more

Five Viking matmen headed to state

Feb. 14, 2022 — Muller 2nd, Buss 3rd at Special District 2 Championships... more

Viking girl hoopsters battle Marist

Feb. 8, 2022 — Team’s resiliency continues to show through... more

Siuslaw honors senior grapplers

Feb. 8, 2022 — Muller wins district, Lade also advances to state... more

Sailors celebrate seniors on Feb. 1

Feb. 4, 2022 — Mapleton continues push through Mountain West Season... more

Vikings golf program back on course

Feb. 4, 2022 — Siuslaw Coach Chuck Johnson restarts storied program... more

Viks split Elmira duals

Feb. 1, 2022 — Newport meet canceled... more

Viking girls hoops score highest point total of season

Feb. 1, 2022 — All SHS and MHS basketball teams return to full slate of games this week... more

Siuslaw Forest one of top destinations for camping

Jan. 29, 2022 — Visits to area increase during COVID... more

SHS and MHS sports schedules turned upside down

Jan. 25, 2022 — COVID-19 prompts multiple changes in high school athletic schedules... more

Tahkenitch Landing site over 8,000 years old

Jan. 24, 2022 — Siuslaw National Forest archeologist to tell story on Jan. 29 ... more

Sailor’s defense smothers Alsea

Jan. 22, 2022 -- MHS girls use aggressive defense in league win... more

COVID-19 puts hamper on youth sports

Jan. 20, 2022 — Mapleton, Siuslaw and Boys & Girls Club basketball all shutdown until at least next week ... more

POW! Pro Wrestling is ‘Back from Beyond’

Jan. 19, 2022 -- Florence resident hosts pro wrestling show Saturday at historic McArthur Court... more

Vikings lead at Lutz

Jan. 18, 2022 — SHS wrestlers sweep boys and girls titles at home meet... more

Sailor boys win second straight, Viking girls shut down for week

Jan. 18, 2022 — Wrap-up of local roundball action... more

Viking grapplers grab opportunity

Jan. 14, 2022 — SHS to host 20 team tournament Saturday... more

Mapleton crushes Crow

Jan. 14, 2022 — Sailor boys get first hoops win... more

League playing looming, Viks growing

Jan. 11, 2022 — SHS girls hoops hosts twelve team Crossover... more

Viks look forward to league play, fresh start

Jan. 11, 2022 — SHS boys wrap up 6-6 preseason, tough Sky-Em next... more

Trout time

Jan. 7, 2022 — ODFW begins stocking Oregon lakes next week... more

Sailor girls move up Mountain West standings

Jan. 7, 2022 — MHS girls win 2 of 3, boys look for first win ... more

Boys & Girls Club delays start of kids hoops season

Jan. 6, 2022 — Omicron causes 2 week delay... more

2021: Sports Year in Review

Jan. 4, 2022 — A look back at Mapleton and Siuslaw's biggest sports stories for 2021... more

Perfect catch

Dec. 30, 2021 — Mapleton fishing tackle company Spin-X Design in the business of building community... more

SHS wrestlers overcome early season adversity

Dec. 29, 2021 — Girls 4th, boys 10th at Grants Pass... more

Billies edge Viks on last second lay-up

Dec. 23, 2021 — Vikings wins two, loses two over four game stretch... more

Develop a strategy to catch winter steelhead

Dec. 23, 2021 — Successful steelhead fishing ... more

Sailors Mountain West Middle School Champs

Dec. 21, 2021 — MMS takes girls basketball title in Crow... more

Viks complete Hack-a-thon threepeat

Dec. 17, 2021 — Siuslaw High School designers and coders excel in first competition of season... more

Getting better every day

Dec. 17, 2021 — Viking girls basketball steadily improving... more

Old rivalry, new friends

Dec. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw visits Mapleton for third annual middle school tilt... more

Sailors solve Riddle, get first win of season

Dec. 15, 2021 — Mapleton finishes third at Cow Creek Classic... more

Accolades continue to accumulate for SHS footballers

Dec. 13, 2021 — Local businesses celebrate team by ‘Ringing in the Season’... more

Viking grapplers get season started

Dec. 10, 2021 — Siuslaw competes at Cascade... more

Young Sailors steering the ship in right direction

Dec. 10, 2021 — Mapleton boys showing great improvement after three games... more

Three Rivers opens Sportsbook

Three Rivers Casino and Resort has worked on this project for more than a year.... more

Mapleton girls inches from victory on opening night

Dec. 7, 2021 — New basketball coach Vanessa Clemons has team headed in right direction... more

So far, so good for Viking boys

Dec. 6, 2021 — SHS basketball players face quick turnaround after deep football playoff run... more

Oregon’s commercial crab fishery opens Dec. 1

Nov. 30, 2021... more

Viking football takes 3A state championship

Nov. 29, 2021 — Siuslaw team completes perfect season with 14-9 victory in state title game... more

Playing football with family

Nov. 27, 2021 — Siuslaw team shares weekly meals and a bond of brotherhood ... more

Remembering Siuslaw vs. South Umpqua round one

Nov. 27, 2021 — Vikings faced Lancers for a state title in 1981... more

Vikings snare Hawks

Siuslaw advances to 3A state title game with tight win over La Pine... more

On the trail — Waxmyrtle Trial

Nov. 22, 2021 — A review of Waxmyrtle Trail... more

Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week - Nov. 7 - Nov. 13 - Avery Hart

Nov. 16, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Camp Lacouture - SHS Senior... more

Viks defeat Challengers

Nov. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw’s running game strong in victory; advance to state semifinals... more

Siuslaw athletes accumulate All-League awards

Nov. 12, 2021 — Sky-Em All-League teams are announced for soccer, cross country and volleyball... more

Johnson moves up the all-time top 10

Nov. 12, 2021 — SHS cross country, track coach moves up all-time state championship list... more

Viks cruise past Cavs as they advance to quarterfinals

Nov. 9, 2021 — Brotherhood and defense keys for Siuslaw ... more

Both Siuslaw teams win Oregon 4A Cross Country Championship

Nov. 9, 2021 — Viks win both boys and girls titles for second time in school history ... more

First king tides of season this weekend

Nov. 5, 2021 — ... more

Upriver ultimate

Nov. 5, 2021 — Mapleton students learn new skills and have fun with elective class... more

Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week - Oct. 24 - Oct. 30 - Rylee Colton - SHS Senior

Nov. 2, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Desi Tupua - SHS Junior... more

Viks sweep Huskies

Nov. 2, 2021 — Siuslaw volleyball team beats North Marion, advances to second round of state tournament... more

Viks XC shows skies the limit at Sky-Em

Nov. 2, 2021 —Siuslaw girls and boys teams advance to state... more

The miracle in Junction City

Nov. 1, 2021 — Siuslaw comes back from 26 down to win division title and finish regular season undefeated... more

Local woman runs Boston Marathon

Oct. 29, 2021 — Perletti uses platform to help reduce child abuse... more

Coach Clemons excited to get to work

Oct. 29, 2021 — Mapleton welcomes new girls basketball coach... more

Siuslaw bumps Banks

Oct. 29, 2021 — Viking volleyball advances to state playoffs with play-in win... more

Viks XC claims all the brownie points

Oct. 27, 2021 — Siuslaw dominates home meet... more

Cheerleaders’ competition season gets going

Oct. 26, 2021 — Siuslaw takes 3rd in Sherwood... more

Viks swat Eagles

Oct. 26, 2021 — Siuslaw football remains undefeated after beating Santiam Christian for the first time... more

Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Oct. 17 - Oct. 23 - Mylee Blake - SHS Freshman

Oct. 26, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Camp Lacouture - SHS Senior... more

Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Oct. 10 - Oct. 16 - Chad Hughes - SHS Senior

Oct. 25, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Hayden Muller - SHS Volleyball Senior... more

Viking volleyball look towards postseason

Oct. 21, 2021 - SHS finishes near top of Marshfield Tournament, drops close one to JC... more

Siuslaw says ‘sayonara’ to soccer season

Oct. 21, 2021 - Viking Senior Night concludes year of improvement... more

Remembering one of Mapleton’s best football seasons

Oct. 21, 2021 - 1964 Sailors took down the Vikings twice in one year... more

Sailor volleyball says ‘so long’ to seniors

Oct. 19, 2021 - Friends and family celebrate Blake, Burruss, Flansberg and Shird... more

Viks XC takes team titles at Tillamook

Oct. 18, 2021 - Colton and Hughes finish at top of WCC... more

Viks beat Billies as pursuit of perfection continues

Oct. 18, 2021 - Numerous state and team records broken... more

Registration open for SMS wrestling, girls basketball

Oct. 15, 2021 - Practice for Wrestling and Girls Basketball at Siuslaw Middle School starts Oct. 25... more

Viks volleyball victorious in very tight Sky-Em

Oct. 15, 2021 - Siuslaw dominates Marist at home, beats Marshfield on the road then returns home to take care of Elmira on Senior Night... more

Sailors sweep Siletz Valley

Oct. 15, 2021 - MHS volleyball picks up two big wins in one night... more

Sailors get on the gridiron

Oct.14, 2021 — Mapleton’s flag football team gets on the field... more

Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Oct. 3 - Oct. 9 - Henry Rankin - SHS Senior

Oct. 12, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Zoe Alberty - SHS Senior... more

Viks faster than field in Philomath

Oct. 12, 2021 — Siuslaw continues stellar XC season; boys first, girls second... more

Viks ground Hawks, continue to win in dramatic fashion

Oct. 11, 2021 — Siuslaw moves to top of OSAA rankings with tight win over La Pine... more

Viking soccer doesn’t back down

Oct. 8, 2021 — SHS drops two, improvement continues... more

Florence women fight back

Oct. 8, 2021 — Women’s self-defense class offered locally... more

Siuslaw announces new girls basketball coach

Oct. 7, 2021 —Last coach to lead Viks to postseason returns to team... more

Viks close but can’t tame Lions

Oct. 7, 2021 — Siuslaw drops close match between top two teams in Sky-Em... more

Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Sept. 26 - Oct. 2 - Ian Sissel - SHS Junior

Oct. 5, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Chad Hughes - SHS Senior... more

Vikings take off on home trails

Oct. 4, 2021 — Boys place first at Woahink, girls third... more

Viks volleyball on a roll

Oct. 4, 2021 — Siuslaw gets first home win, takes gold in JC... more

Vikings overcome Challengers

Oct. 4, 2021 — Camp Lacouture scores 3 TDs, 3 different ways vs. Cascade Christian... more

Viking volleyball downs Falcons

Oct.1, 2021 — After slow start, Siuslaw takes care of Sky-Em foe... more

Vikings win Silver bracket at Sisters Tournament

Sept. 21, 2021 – Completes ‘quest’ after barely missing chance at Gold... more

Crabbing with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Aug. 11, 2021 — The beginning of crabbing season approaches... more

Miller Park opens new concession stand

Aug. 11, 2021 — City of Florence officials, including Florence Mayor Joe Henry (center, with scissors), the Florence City Council, Public Works employees and city department heads, along with Florence Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Miller Park’s new concession building.... more

Paddling down the Siltcoos River Canoe Trail

Aug. 7, 2021 — Kayaks offer tranquil exploration of river as it connects to the ocean ... more

C&M provides a stable business

July 28, 2021 — Trail and beach rides connect visitors to horses, nature... more

Sandland Adventures is ‘dune’ it right

July 21, 2021 — Seeing the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area from sandrail gives recreationists a view of the dunes and the Pacific Ocean south of Florence.... more

On the Trail — Heceta Head Lighthouse Trail

July 3, 2021 — A review... more

Just add sand

Sept. 5, 2020 — Sand Master Park receives ‘Best of Best’ distinction... more

A look back through the calendar as we revisit the top sports stories through highlights of 2017

A look back through the calendar as we revisit the top sports stories through highlights of 2017... more