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PRA: Riley Watson wins West Coast Modified Shootout (1)

August 31, 2014 — 

Riley Watson won the West Coast Modified Shootout race at Douglas County Speedway Saturday night, ahead of Herman Pullyer and Guy Young. Watson leads the modifieds point standings this year. …

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Column: Coaches’ help needed on Friday nights (2)

August 31, 2014 — 

This is my favorite time of the year, from a media standpoint. It’s the start of the school year and prep fall sports — football, volleyball, soccer and cross country …

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Prep Football: Glendale hopes to be stronger on field (3)

August 31, 2014 — 

GLENDALE — The Glendale Pirates have benefited from the upgrades that have been made at the school. With the addition of a weight room at the high school this year …

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Prep Football: Yoncalla hopes to build on last year’s success (4)

August 30, 2014 — 

YONCALLA — The Eagles are ready to continue where they left off. “We were ranked ninth in the state last year and we have a lot of returning starters,” quarterback …

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Prep Football: Douglas lacking experience (5)

August 30, 2014 — 

WINSTON — The Douglas High football team was hit hard by graduation, losing eight players who made the all-Far West League first or second teams. With just three returning starters …

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Prep Soccer: Roseburg boys tie in season opener (6)

August 29, 2014 — 

The Roseburg boys soccer team tied its first game of the season, 2-2 with Sprague Thursday. Roseburg sophomore Gage Reeves scored the first goal in the 20th minute of the …

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Prep Football: Glide takes aim in a new league (7)

August 29, 2014 — 

GLIDE — The 2014 Glide High School football team has more experience returning than it did a year ago, leaving ninth-year head coach Jody Doty optimistic about his team’s chances …

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Prep Football: Days Creek welcomes league challenges (8)

August 29, 2014 — 

DAYS CREEK — The Wolves are looking forward to competing in a league again. After playing an independent eight-man football schedule, Days Creek will take on the likes of Butte …

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Prep Football: Riddle hopes to improve under new coach (9)

August 28, 2014 — 

RIDDLE — Rocky Rodgers wants his 2014 Riddle High football team to play more physical. Junior Jacob Maurer says the Irish will bring better attitudes to the field. Riddle is …

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Prep Football: Oakland relies on seniors to guide young team (10)

August 28, 2014 — 

OAKLAND — With only three returning starters and a freshman as the starting quarterback, the Oakers may look like they’re rebuilding on the football field, but coaches and players alike …

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Prep Football: North Douglas figures out its position in 8-man football (11)

August 27, 2014 — 

DRAIN — Uncertainty. That’s what the North Douglas Warriors are dealing with in preseason practice. The Warriors dropped from Class 2A to 1A this school year, and the team is …

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Prep Football: South Umpqua pursues 4A playoff berth (12)

August 27, 2014 — 

TRI CITY — The Lancers made some strides on the gridiron last year under first-year head coach Steve Stebbins, finishing with a 5-5 record — their first non-losing football season …

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2014 Douglas County High School Football Preview Schedule (13)

August 26, 2014 — 

PREVIEW SCHEDULE Sunday, Aug. 24 — Roseburg, Elkton. Tuesday — Sutherlin, Camas Valley. Wednesday — South Umpqua, North Douglas. Thursday — Oakland, Riddle. Friday — Glide, Days Creek. Saturday — …

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Prep Football: Camas Valley hopes to continue success (14)

August 26, 2014 — 

CAMAS VALLEY — Where do the Hornets go from here? The Camas Valley football program lost 10 seniors who were part of the most successful run in school history. From …

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Prep Football: Returning players to lead Sutherlin this year (15)

August 26, 2014 — 

SUTHERLIN — The Bulldogs are ready to get back into the game. Last year Sutherlin went 1-8, 1-5 in the Far West League, under first-year head coach Sean Radford. This …

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Prep Football: Elkton returns experience on defense (16)

August 24, 2014 — 

ELKTON — Defense might be the key for the Elkton Elks football team this year. The Special District 2 West team’s entire defensive line returned this year, leaving the Elks …

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Prep Football: Roseburg looking to form an identity (17)

August 24, 2014 — 

There’s plenty of work ahead for the 2014 Roseburg High School football team, but Thurman Bell knew that would be the case heading into the season. After one week of …

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Richard Hikes: Nevada’s Great Basin offers some grand views (18)

August 24, 2014 — 

Our plans for a Lassen Volcanic National Park weeklong hike-fest literally went up in smoke. A really big tower of smoke, to be more precise. After two hours of driving …

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Umpqua Valley Report for Aug. 21 (19)

August 21, 2014 — 

PALMER, Alaska Newell named ABL’s top player Outfielder Cameron Newell of the Matsu Miners, a graduate of Roseburg High School, was selected the Alaska Baseball League Player of the Year …

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Golf: Roseburg’s Stewart Park course thriving again (20)

August 21, 2014 — 

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third story of a series on central Douglas County’s golf courses. At the start of 2013, morale wasn’t good among the players regarding the management …

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