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Update posted at 12:15 p.m. March 12

The Girls Basketball community celebration that was schedule for tomorrow (3/13), has been postponed. In light of the public health concerns and limitation on the number of attendees, the team felt it would be prudent to postponed the event until a later date.

That makeup date is to be determined. We thank you for your understanding and flexibility, and we will update information on the public health crisis as it becomes available. Thank you, Ryan Tompkins.

Previous Chief coverage post March 11

City of Clatskanie residents and others will have the opportunity to honor a group of special local champions on Friday.

The Champions

The 2020 Clatskanie Varsity Girls Basketball Team stand in front of a large OSAA bracket showing their winning path to the State 3A title.

"In recognition of our Girls Basketball Team winning the State Championship, we will have a community-wide celebration for the team," Clatskanie Middle/High School athletic director Ryan Tompkins said.

The community celebration for the Clatskanie Middle/High School Varsity Girls Basketball Team is set from 2:40 to 3:15 p.m. Friday, in the CMHS gymnasium.

"All community members are invited to attend as we celebrate this outstanding accomplishment, Tompkins said.

The Clatskanie Middle/High School varsity girls basketball team defeated Sutherlin 51-40 on Saturday, March 7, to win the title in the OSAA / OnPoint Community Credit Union 3A State Basketball Championship.

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