Bella Bazinet, 9, awaits her first match at last weekend's annual Big Dawg Challenge, hosted by the Creswell Mat Club. Over 140 youngsters from across the state participated. Cody Warren/The Chronicle
CRESWELL – The subdued, gray skies on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 14 belied a kaleidoscope of chaos and color inside the town's high school gym. The annual Big Dawg Challenge, hosted by the Creswell Mat Club, was well underway.
”It's like herding cats,” said Rachel Sanders, smiling as she surveyed the frenetic scene, her arms . . .