30 May 2014
Finalists Announced for Athlete of the Year
The boy and girl athletes of the year will be announced this evening during a special presentation at Siuslaw High School. Finalists, selected from Athlete of the Week honorees include Kylie Brandt, Mitchell Butler, Seth Campbell, Ashlee Cole, John Dodson, Joe Dotson, Chris Free, Sam Johnson, Celie Mans, Mack Marbas, Mikaela Siegel and Chelsea Simington.
Tonight’s Athletic Excellence Dinner at Siuslaw High School is co-hosted by the Siuslaw Athletic Boosters and Coast Radio. Doors open at 6:30 and dinner is $12.
College Softball World Series
Top seeded Oregon held off Florida State 3-nothing yesterday in the opening round of the Women’s College World Series. Sophomore left-hander Cheridan (Sheridan) Hawkins gave up a lead-off single to open the game… then held the Seminoles hitless the rest of the way. The Ducks will face Florida today, then play again tomorrow with a possible game Sunday. The best-of-three championship series begins Monday in Oklahoma City.
Beavers, Ducks Open NCAA Baseball Regional Play
Speaking of top seeds… Oregon State Baseball opens the regional play in the NCAA playoffs at home this evening against North Dakota State. First pitch is at eight… the pregame show on KCFM 104.1 is at 7:30. The Beavers will be on the air through the weekend. UC Irvine and UNLV are playing in Corvallis as well.
Oregon baseball opens in the Nashville regional today against Clemson. Host Vanderbilt will take on Xavier.