The week ahead: Fall sports


■Cottage Grove has a busy week of non-league matchups ahead, hosting Hidden Valley tonight and 2nd-ranked Cascade on Tuesday. The Lions then travel next Thursday to face Klamath Union. ■Fourteenth-ranked Thurston has a heavy week of travel ahead. The Colts travel to Ashland tonight before heading to the Tualatin Tournament on Saturday. They then face league opponent Churchill away on Tuesday.

■ Thirteenth-ranked Springfield will hit the road three times this week, although two of those are short trips to Eugene. It faces 15th-ranked Mountain View . . .