The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) Executive Board has pushed the season start date for school sports to February and swap seasons around.
Students, families, coaches and the community wait for the resumption of middle and high school sports and other student activities, cancelled this past spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
River City Speedway's 36th year of stock car racing concluded with the Columbia Country Racing Association's Oct. 3 season finale, including the highlight event of the Sportsman Showcase Race.
With the unfortunate circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems rather amazing that there is some normal local cultural events taking place such as stock car races at River City Speedway in St. Helens.
The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) shifted its traditional Fall sports season contests to begin in March under a new 2020-21 school activities calendar approved by the association’s Executive Board.
The Columbia County Racing Association (CCRA) and club President Darrin Rye, of Warren, are looking toward the River City Speedway track season opener at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 13 in St. Helens.
Under normal conditions at this time of the year, River City Speedway would be bustling with race car drivers, pit crew members and avid stock car racing fans anticipating the 36th year of motorsports action at the Columbia County Fairgrounds facility in St. Helens.
Per Governor Kate Brown’s announcement earlier today that Oregon schools will be closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year, the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) has cancelled all remaining Spring activities and state championships.
The OSAA Executive Board announces that it will continue its current suspension of Spring activities but chose not to cancel any other remaining state championships at this time, due to the coronavirus pandemic.