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Page 16 The Coquille Vallq ,,y Sentinel September 23, 2009 Red Devils football makes it two in row by Ken Duke The Coquille Red Devils are now 2-0 on the season and they continue to improve their full team approach to play which is " producing great football. In this game against Glendale the first half came off a 49 yard run off the left side by a quick toss by the Altenbach back to Junior Running Back Joe Harris; the point after was good bringing the score at the half to 20-0. Harris, playing Safety on defense, The second half began with Altenbach throwing a long pass over the top of Glendale defenders to the a wide open Junior Receiver Tyler Pelc who got behind his defenders. Pelc, who for the first time playing on the varsity offense, caught the The Red Devils take a defensive stand against the Glendale Pirates Pirates; five touchdowns also had an interception in were scored by the Red the game. Devils utilizing five differ- ent players, three on ground attacks and two with passing plays for a well balanced offensive attack. By spread- ing the offense around, this ........................................................................ will keep opposing defenses from just putting their focus on one or two players and force them to play the full field. Coach Thomason stated he was very pleased with the way the team played in the game; for he stated they "played a full game, for all four quarters, we played good solid foot- ball." The final score was 33-6 over the Glendale Pirates. The first score followed a fumble recovery by Coquille in Glendale's first series of downs for the game. The Red Devil Offense took the field and threw a pass with only 2:26 burned off the clock of the first quarter by Senior Quarterback Heston Altenbach to Junior Receiver Rex Dixon; Senior T Place Kicker Ryan Dannels adding the point after mak- ing the score 7-0. The sec- ond score came on a run- ning play off the left side following a long sustained ground and passing drive . . down the field by the offense when Altenbach, on a keeper, fought through several tackles and broke it into the end zone, the point after was blocked bringing the score to 13-0 in the first moments of the second quarter. The third score of ball and took it in for the score. Pelc stated following CAEEC Fall Schedule Begins The Coquille Art and Education Enhancement Center (CAEEC) in the Downtown Studio (the old Barrow's Drug building) begins its fall schedule on Monday, September 21 st. There are many new classes, including Ballet and Astronomy. Old favorites are continuing as well, including Tuesday and Thursday knitting club, Wednesday art and Monday dance classes with Angie Jones. Angie has decided to extend the summer schedule that has worked so well, rather than change times for the fall. That means that Tot dancing will start at 2:30 p.m., with combi- nation classes, hip-hop, line dancing, and adult tap follow- ing throughout the afternoon. Stop by the center or visit http ://www.thecoquilledown- townstudio.com for a complete schedule of classes and mem- bership information. the game how exciting it was to score his first varsity touchdown. The point after good, bringing the score was 27-0. Glendale fought back on the following set of plays and threw a perfect deep pass along the left sideline and over the top of Cornerback Senior Josh Duke and Safety Altenbach for their only score of the night; their attempt at two point conver- sion failed, bringing the score to 27-6 with just moments of the third quarter remaining. The final touch- down came with a long sus- tained ground attack mainly pounded out yard by yard by Senior Running Back Nathan Thurman, who was giving the opportunity to take it from the 2 yard line; and the point after was no good, bringing the final score to 33-6. One of Coach Thomason's main focuses for the team this year is to play as a team, there is not one key player or star. Everyone contributes and no-one gets Center RBC Life Wellness Coquiile Valley Curves CVH mammography ( CVH Respira Therapy Beaulieu Hearing Center Hearthside Care Home Rex Dixon touchdown reception the spotlight. This focus is unifying the team; which is clearly evident by how well all of the players are participating with energy and dedication to do their best in each play on the field. The players on the sidelines are all supporting and patting each other on the back and are the teams biggest cheerleaders. The coach's plan has produced a solid offensive attack cou- pled with some very strong defensive stands. These first two games has seen Coquille total 53 points and their opponents have only scored 13. Next week, Coquille travels to Glide to take on the Wildcats in both of their 3A Sunset Conference League openers. Both teams are currently 2-0, so it should be a great game. HOSPITA ANNUAL MMUNITY EALTH A.o LLNES.S Waterfall Clinic Seniors & People with Disabilities Southwest Physical Therapy Heather Hills Therapy center South Coast Business RSVP and SHIBA Dr. Sherry Williams, Podiatrist Brees Resale Just to name a few! COQUILLE "Improving Lives Through VALLEY Exceptional H O S PITAL Healthcare" 940 East Fifth St., Coquille, OR (541) 396-3101 www.cvhospitaLorg