Coaches of Lincoln County: Joseph R. Chavez

Meet Waldport wrestling coach Joseph R. Chavez.

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Waldport unable to slow down Coquille

Up against one of the best teams in the 2A-4 Sunset Conference, both the Waldport boys and girls basketball teams fought valiantly against a tough Coquille Red Devils team, but they couldn’t overcome early deficits, as the girls lost 61-36 and the boys 83-45.

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Toledo-Siletz Invitational recap

Wrestlers from Waldport, Toledo, Taft and Siletz took part in a day-long wrestling tournament, pinning 1A teams all the way up to 6A. Combined, the four Lincoln County schools showed out in front of family, friends and foes.

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Cubs basketball drop league opener

Both the girls and boys basketball team got their chance on Tuesday, Jan.14, against Stayton (near Salem) but neither Newport team was able to pull out a victory. The girls were outlasted by the Eagles 58-36, and the boys fell 65-37.

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Siletz Warriors hungry in the new year

From top to bottom, the heaviest to the lightest, the Warriors want to make some noise during the wrestling season, with their first home meet of the season around the corner (Thursday, Jan.16).

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Siletz girls rebound versus Alsea

The 1A-3 Mountain West League season can be a drag on teams, especially playing multiple games a week.

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Siletz Valley boys opens league 2-0

After dumping Triangle Lake 64-33 in their league opener, the Siletz Warriors boys basketball team followed up with a second league victory 63-13 over Alsea, before dropping a non-conference game 77-21 to Damascus Christian over the weekend on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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Taft Invitational Swim Meet recap

Thursday’s Taft Invitational swim meet featured personal bests, exciting races and a close finish as the Newport boys swim team narrowly upended the Taft Tigers 348 to 347 for first place.

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Surfin’ under the bridge

Almost a dozen (maybe more) paddle surfers and longboarders traveled down to Yaquina Bay on Saturday, Jan. 11, just underneath the Yaquina Bay Bridge, where ocean swells allowed surfers a small area to enjoy the waves.

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Boomers overcome late Irish push

In their second matchup in the last few weeks, both the Toledo Boomers and Waldport Irish came out ready for a battle in their 2A-4 Sunset Conference clash.

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Lincoln City Cheer looking to expand

Currently, the Lincoln City Cheer Team is thriving under manager and coach Tonia Anderson, but with success, comes a period of growth.

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Siletz Valley split league opener versus Triangle Lake

The Siletz Warriors ushered in the 2020 1A-3 Mountain West League basketball season on Tuesday, Jan. 8, against the Triangle Lake Lakers.

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Newport boys can’t overcome lackluster quarter

Although the Cubs lost 68-53 behind a seven-point quarter, where the Cubs were outscored 17-7, there is much to be excited about in terms of the Cubs’ prospects this season.

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Lincoln City youth cheer wins two first-place trophies

Two teams from the Lincoln City youth cheerleading team won first-place awards at the Viking Cheer Challenge at Forest Grove High School last week.

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Cubs rely on suffocating defense versus Marshfield

Defense, defense and more defense was key for the Newport Cubs girls basketball team as they stymied the Marshfield-Coos Bay Pirates 32-20 to officially end their non-conference season on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at home.

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Coaches of Lincoln County: Peter Ellingsen

Meet Peter Ellingsen, head coach Newport boys basketball and math teacher.

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Toledo Holiday Tournament: Waldport boys  

At the 2020 Toledo Holiday Tournament, the Waldport boys basketball team had its share of highs and lows, but overall, the Irish won their first game 56-55 over the Central Linn Cobras, lost 73-30 to Harrisburg and lost their final game in the consolation bracket 92-24 to the Toledo Boomers. 

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Toledo girls bounce back in Holiday Tournament

After going cold in a 45-19 loss to Union in the first round of the Toledo Holiday Tournament, the lady Boomers responded with a confident victory over Illinois Valley 59-33 and then a dominant victory over the Waldport girls basketball team 73-50.

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Tigers finish eighth at Bob Bishop Invitational

The Taft Tigers wrestling team traveled to the Bob Bishop Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 28, placing eighth out of a total of 15 teams.

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Waldport girls go 1-2 at Toledo Tournament

After a three-day tournament in Toledo, the Waldport girls basketball team lost their first game to Central Linn 35-24, won the second game Neah-Kah-Nie 47-24 and lost the final game against Toledo 73-50, to end their last action before their 2A-4 Sunset Conference league opener.

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Boomers upended late, but show promise at Holiday Tournament

The Boomers defeated Union 81-36 on Thursday, Jan. 2. Toledo lost to Knappa 78-76 on a final-second shot and then beat Waldport 92-24 in the final game of the consolation bracket.

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Newport 2018 State Track and Field

The Newport track and field competed in the 4A state track and field event at Hayward Field in Eugene on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. The Cubs boys team finished seventh while the girl's team finished 21st.