Chiefs Can Send Several To State
Senior Johnny Hulseman, Rogue River's only return state-qualifying wrestler, will wrestle for the Chieftains in the Class 3A District 4 Championships at Coquille on Sat., Feb. 18. The meet was originally slated as a two-day affair, but it has been truncated to one day as each of the 14 weight classes has fewer than 10 wrestlers, allowing tournament officials to complete it in a day. The meet begins at 10 a.m. at Coquille High School. Hulseman, who finished third at last year's District 3 meet in Medford at 106 pounds, has not competed for much of the season due to what can only be described as family issues. His availability immediately makes him a favorite, again, at 106. The top three in each weight class qualify for the OSAA State Championships (Subscribe for full story)
Miss RR Crab Dinner Success
Scores of people turned out for the Feb. 11 crab dinner held at the Live Oak Grange an annual event meant to raise money Miss Rogue River contest.
Nadine Roper, who has worked with the Miss Rogue River Scholarship Pageant for several years, said the Saturday evening event was well received. “We had a very strong turnout,” she said. "This is our twelfth year doing this, and it seems to get bigger every year." It’s the largest fundraising event we have, she added. Its goal is to raise scholarship money for the pageant winner and the runner-ups. “If there’s enough, we also try to get the remain-ing contestants some money,” she added. “We do (Subscribe for full story)