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Meet the Lions night cancelled due to heat wave

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
Due to blistering temperatures surpassing 100 degrees on Friday, the Meet the Lions Night at Cottage Grove High School was cancelled. Usually to enter the fall season and kick off the school year, all of the fall sports teams gather to play scrimmages, but this time, coaches, administrators and parents all agreed that it was safer to not host the

Athlete of the Week: Bexten returns to Lumberjack Show

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
The Western Oregon Exposition Heritage Fair is always accompanied by the annual Lumberjack Show that takes place Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. Friday's show featured big log bucking, women's stock saw, open axe throw, youth axe throw, open double buck, modified saws and the hot saw events.
Though the show is small in comparison to many national competitions, the

A look at the upcoming Lions' football schedule

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 23rd, 2016
The Lions' football team will kick off its season this Friday at its Jamboree against North Bend and Phoenix. The Lions are coming off of an average season last year (4-5, 3-2 Sky-Em) but have now stacked their coaching staff with Marty and Jordan Johnson.
It will be easier to assess how the Lions will do this season after

Miller, Winebarger, Luckman, Braaten and Corley achieve CGS Historical Night wins

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
Cottage Grove Speedway hosted the 2016 edition of Historical Night presented by Curt and Denny Deatherage. In addition to putting on a massive display of racing memorabilia, the class of 2016 was officially inducted into the Wall of Fame. Classes in action were the 360 Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, Late Models, IMCA Sport Mods and the Quality RV Repair

Like father, like daughter

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
Early on in the summer, Cottage Grove High School's athletics made a change in the soccer program. With the departure of boys' head coach Brian Fish, Vern Stewart made the transition to the boys' team and Dylan Ferguson was to take over the girls. Athletic director Gary Roberts and Stewart were both confident in Ferguson's abilities, as he is a

Boys' soccer gears up for new season with new coach

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
Under its new leadership of Vern Stewart, the boys' soccer team is set to dive into the fall season. The team doesn't usually meet during the summer, however Stewart said they have done a little bit of practice and are about to begin regularly scheduled practices this week.
Stewart is focused on bringing the same game plan to the

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