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The week ahead: Football

‘The main event’ Springfield Millers (3-1) at Thurston Colts (2-2) Game facts: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30  SPRINGFIELD – Cross-town rivals Springfield and Thurston face off Friday night in what is expected to be the series’ most competitive matchup in years. Chronicle sports reporter Pierre Weil breaks it down. What2Know:[Read More…]

The week ahead: fall sports

Volleyball ■ The big match this week in volleyball is the rematch between No. 3 Creswell and No. 8 Pleasant Hill at Pleasant Hill. Last time these two teams faced was on Sept. 8 at Creswell. The Bulldogs would win a close four-setter despite an impressive showing from Pleasant Hill[Read More…]

Football recaps

Springfield 51, South Eugene 0 What2Know:The Millers were led by the usual suspects, with junior QB Caeleb Kasperek throwing for 201 yards and 4 TDs. Two of those TD passes were to senior Dwayne Fotta, who ended with 100 yards receiving. Fotta also scored on a 70-yard punt return. While[Read More…]

Fall Sports recaps

VOLLEYBALL ■ No. 3 Creswell went undefeated and won the tournament it hosted on Saturday. The Bulldogs first beat La Pine last Thursday 3-1. Lauren Bailey had 6 aces and 8 kills, Kendyl Whitson had 4 aces and 5 kills, Lizabelle Osborn had 13 Kills, 3 aces and 12 digs,[Read More…]

The Chronicle’s annual Halloween coloring contest

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Things 2 do

Got 2 see: An all-human spectacle Flynn Creek Circus, a rurally-based, circus-theater company, is bringing its talents to Cottage Grove  in October.  Its theme, “‘Balloons, Birds and Other Flying Things’ is created, directed and choreographed by Blaze Birge and the circus cast.The circus will feature original, live music from legendary[Read More…]

John Ted Bowman

July 12, 1940 – Sept. 11, 2022 John Ted Bowman, beloved father, husband, brother, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Sept. 11, 2022 surrounded by his family and friends. John’s life was lived with astute wit, wisdom and inimitable style. He was born on July 12, 1940  in Redding, Calif.[Read More…]

Robert ‘Bob’ L. Eveland

Dec. 23, 1938 – Aug. 18, 2022 Robert “Bob” L. Eveland, 83, of Yoncalla, Oregon, passed away Aug. 18, 2022.  Bob was born Dec. 23, 1938, in Iowa City, Iowa, to parents Harold and Delores (Dewey) Eveland.  After completing high school, Bob began his career as a painting contractor and[Read More…]

Virginia Marshall

Aug. 8, 1927 – Sept. 6, 2022 Virginia (Whiteman) Marshall of Dexter, Ore. passed away on Sept. 6, 2022, at the age of 95. She was born Aug, 8, 1927, in Albany, Ore. She grew up with two brothers. She worked as a secretary for Mountain State Electric. Virginia met[Read More…]

Hedwig Magdalena Roessle

Sept. 11, 1936 – Sept. 11, 2022 Hedwig “Heidi” or “Oma” Magdalena Roessle, 86, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away on Sept. 11, 2022. Hedwig was born Sept. 11, 1936, to parents Karl Koch and Margaretha (Eulberg) Koch in Sainerholz, Germany.  She worked as a seamstress and made many beautiful[Read More…]