Dated spring sports update


The Siuslaw Vikings' spring schedule has lost its bloom due to the coronavirus.

"Sports contests are suspended through April 9th," superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak announced Thursday, "and are tentatively planned to resume with games and meets on April 10th."

Thursday night, it was announced schools would be closed through March 31 and practices cancelled indefinitely.

Sky-Em League baseball and softball still are scheduled to open their seasons April 14.

"There is an away track meet (at Philomath) scheduled for April 11th, and we will wait and see if the host school is capable of running the event during that week," Grzeskowiak said.

The decision follows a decision Thursday by Oregon Gov. Kay Brown to ban such gatherings for 30 days.

The OSAA cancelled all remaining winter sports championships as well as the dance-and-drill championships March 20-21 in Portland.

"All nonleague contests in the near future are cancelled, including the Siuslaw Icebreaker scheduled for next week," Grzeskowiak said.

"As further guidance comes from the state health authorities or the OSAA, the district will announce any changes to sports contests."

Siuslaw schedule:

BASEBALL
Cancelled
Tuesday, March 17
— at Sutherlin (DH), 3 p.m.
Friday, March 20 — Creswell, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 26 — vs. McLoughlin, Madras Spring Break Tournament, 11:30 a.m.
Friday, March 27 — TBA, Madras Spring Break Tournament
Saturday, March 28 — TBA, Madras Spring Break Tournament
Monday, March 30 — at Harrisburg, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1 — at Pleasant Hill, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7 — South Umpqua, Dodson Field, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 8 — Pleasant Hill, Dodson Field, 5 p.m.
Still scheduled
Tuesday, April 14 — Marist Catholic, Dodson Field, 5 p.m., Sky-Em League opener
Friday, April 17 — at Junction City (DH), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 21 — at Cottage Grove, 5 p.m.
Friday, April 24 — Elmira (DH), Dodson Field, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28 — Marshfield, Dodson Field, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 1 — at Marist Catholic (DH), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, May 5 — Junction City, Dodson Field, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 8 — Cottage Grove (DH) Dodson Field, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, May 12 — at Elmira, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 15 — at Marshfield (DH), 3 p.m.

SOFTBALL
Cancelled
Tuesday, March 17
— at Sutherlin (DH), 3 p.m.
Friday, March 20 — Creswell, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 21 — Bandon, SHS field, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 28 — Douglas, SHS field, 4 p.m.
Monday, March 30 — at Harrisburg, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1 — at Pleasant Hill, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7 — South Umpqua, SHS field, 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 8 — Pleasant Hill, SHS field, 5 p.m.
Still scheduled
Tuesday, April 14 — Marist Catholic, SHS field, 5 p.m., Sky-Em League opener
Friday, April 17 — at Junction City (DH), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 21 — at Cottage Grove, 5 p.m.
Friday, April 24 — Elmira (DH), SHS field, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, April 28 — Marshfield, SHS field, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 1 — at Marist Catholic (DH), 3 p.m.
Tuesday, May 5 — Junction City, SHS field, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 8 — Cottage Grove (DH), SHS field, 3 p.m.
Tuesday, May 12 — at Elmira, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 15 — at Marshfield (DH), 3 p.m.

TRACK AND FIELD
Cancelled
Thursday, March 19
— Siuslaw Icebreaker, Hans Petersen Memorial Field
Saturday, April 4 — Marist Track Classic, Eugene
Tuesday, April 7 — Sky-Em JV Meet, Hans Petersen Memorial Field
Still scheduled
Saturday, April 11 — Philomath Coed Classic
Wednesday, April 15 — Sky-Em JV Meet, Marist Catholic, Eugene
Saturday, April 18 — Secure Storage Summit Invitational, Bend
Tuesday, April 21 — Sky-Em JV Meet, Hans Petersen Memorial Field
Friday, April 24 — Central Coast Invitational, Hans Petersen Memorial Field
Tuesday, April 28 — Sky-Em JV Meet, Cottage Grove
Friday, May 1 — Harrisburg Small Schools Twilight
Friday, May 1 — Nike/Jesuit Twilight Relays 2020, Jesuit High School, Portland
Saturday, May 9 — Stayton Twlight Invitational
Tuesday, May 12 — Sky-Em Varsity Meet, Steve Prefomtaine Track, Marshfield
Friday, May 15 — Wally Ciochetti Invitational, Cottage Grove
Friday-Saturday, May 22-23 — Sky-Em League Championships, Hans Petersen Memorial Field, 11 a.m.
Friday-Saturday, May 29-30 — OSAA 4A State Championships, Hayward Field, Eugene




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