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. ra - November 28, 2012 WINTER SPORts PRr_wEw Page 3 Mon. Fri. 9 a.m. 6 p.m. Jamey Calhooni RPH ..... Saturday 9 a:m. - 1 p.m. Craig S Fentiman Agent FARMERS Auto Home Life Business 3037 Main St, PO Box 450 Sweet Home, OR 97386 Bus: 541-367-5121 Cell Fax: 541-367-5123 cfentiman@farmersagent.com 541 401 1128 Junior varsity boys basketball team members are, in front, from left, Jacob Webb, Kevin Seiber, Brycen Mitten, Jacob Richardson and Eric Flierl. In back are James Brown, Rashaun Galster, Eric Burks, Kyle Rose, Ryan Adams and Coach Ken Anderson. oops From page 1 much all perimeter players. They won't really field a post, and there won't really be a point guard. There is no true point out of that group, Porter said. Chris- tian Porter ran point last year, but Coach Porter will be looking at the court much differently. "Kyler Gaskey, Austin Dixon and Jason Sarter would be more what you would consider for- wards," Porter said. "They might play some post time." Several players can get things going at the top of the court, Por- ter said. Daniels and Jutte played some point, and Kauffman can bring the ball up. "We have some really good outside shooters," Porter said. "A lot of the kids can handle the ball really well." The team will play a style that fits the players, Porter said. They're fast and give a big effort. They' 11 play a tough defense aimed at scoring transition buckets. They've got to get the re- bounds first, Porter said, and they'll be outsized. It's going to come down to everyone taking care of his assignment. Small size is probably the coach, a brand new system and team's biggest obstacle, Porter four returning varsity players, Por- said. "It's also our strength. Some- ter said. There will be a transition times your greatest strength is period, but he thinks the Huskies your greatest weakness." will do all right in preseason play. It means the team has a strong His real concern is league, he perimeter, and it will take the said, and he'll use the preseason shots, but larger teams may give games to see theplayers in a game them a hard time. situation and get a good idea what The team will continue with a they can do. man-to-man defense, Porter said, "I'm excited about this team," but it'll look a little different than Porter said. "We're young, but so it has the past few years, far, what I've seen in practice, I'm The Huskies will continue areally pleased." full-court game, Porter said. "My The junior varsity roster in- belief is, with the people we have, cludes Jacob Webb, Kevin Seiber, we have to put a lot of pressure on Brycen Mitten, Jacob Richardson, the ball." Eric Flierl, James Brown, Rashaun Last year, the team used a Galster, Eric Burks, Kyle Rose and UCLA 1-4 high offense, followed Ryan Adams. by the Grinnell system, Porter said. Freshmen include Jesus Patti- This year's team will run five men cio, Justin Tow, Nick Rodgers, out and sometimes four out and Isiah Miller, Garrison Whitfield, one in, but he doubts he'lbever use Jake Bangot, Allen Madero, Jake a three-out, two-in offense. Long, Ryan Hackworth and Des- Last year's league championmond Ely. Sisters has lost all but one of its Randy Hutchins contin- taller players, but Porter expects ues this year as assistant varsity the Outlaws to be "decent," along coach. Ken Anderson, who started with Cottage Grove and Elmira. coaching golf for the Huskies last He doesn't know what to expect spring, is the JV coach after help- out of La Pine. ing some with the varsity last year. "I think we'll do OK," Porter Jeff Burgess is assisting him. said. "I think we'll contend for a Matt Matuszak coaches the playoffspot, definitely." freshmen with Andrew Allen as- The team has a brand new sisting. STRENGTH AND FITNESS Personal Training Free Group Fitness Classes Juice Bar Tanning & Massage Like i~ ~ Facebook Family Membership Student Rates www.steelheadsnf.net Open 24 Hours ,111 .... , ......................... . , , INC. 409- 1982 Roger Emmert 409- 1981 Cal Emmert 32 Freshman boys basketball team members are, in front, from left, Jesus Patricio, Justin Tow, Nick Rodgers, Isiah Miller, Garrison Whi~eld and Jake Bangot. In back are Coach Matt Matuszak, Allen Madero, .lake Long, Ryan Hackworth, Desmond Ely and Assistant Coach Andrew Allen.