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Chiefs Win In OT, Lose Close Call Vs. Glide

The Rogue River Jr./Sr. High girls' basketball team no longer had a shot at the state playoffs heading into the final two weeks of the season, but it had a goal of finishing in the upper half of the league, which it could do by winning four of its last five games. But while quarantines at Illinois Valley and Lost River high schools accounted for the games being pushed back, the Chieftains' quarantine caused them to miss practice for a week for the second time this season. The Chieftains (5-12, 2-6 SCL), though, started this final portion well, beating Illinois Valley 47-44 in overtime on Wed., Feb. 9, and nearly made a second big come-back against Glide before losing 41-38 on Fri., Feb. 11. They lost on the road to Lakeview, the No. 7 team in Class 2A 71-19 on Sat., Feb. 12. The Chieftains were just back from their (Subscribe for full story)


RR Graduate Named Baseball Coach

Baseball season starts in just a month, and prac-tice begins later this month, and Rogue River Jr./Sr. High has put the school's historic baseball program in the hands of a recent alumnus. Derek Nelson, an allconference and allstate performer who graduated from RRJSHS in 2019, interviewed and was chosen out of a pool of three candi-dates on Feb. 1. The Rogue River School Board officially accepted his hire at its Feb. 15 meeting. Nelson was a three-sport athlete for Rogue River High but probably made the most significant impact in baseball. The 2018 Chieftains team finished second in the 3A Southern Cascade League and went to the first round (Subscribe for full story)


The Millennial

The Millennial is having its first anniversary in its location in Rogue River. From the outside, it's hard to say what it is. Other than an eating establishment. If you're looking for a unique local restaurant, the Millennial may be the place to go. Trying their Lumpia, calamari strips, poke bowl, the Millennial Burger, Bao bun desserts, shrimp fried rice, Butternut Bisque soup, and their breakfast, steel-cut oatmeal with brown sugar, blueberries, banana, strawberries, a breakfast sandwich, and bacon on a stick. All of the food available is fresh, and many have said delicious ready for more! All four owners help to run a successful Asian international fusion' restaurant.
Chef Jimi Lasquete has had many experiences cooking. He was a sous chef for (Subscribe for full story)






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