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Athletic directors struggle to get kids – and officials – to games

 

October 20, 2021

Scott Swanson

If you're Dan Tow, Sweet Home's new athletic director, putting together a sports schedule is, well, a crap shoot.

He's not alone. In addition to juggling COVID-19 requirements and restrictions, just about every high school in Oregon is struggling with two other issues: finding officials and getting kids to games.

"Transportation is a big issue right now," Tow said. "We're probably more lucky here than a lot of schools."

Sisters' girls soccer team, for instance, played at Sweet Home Thursday, Oct. 14.

The Outlaws rolled into town on time, but not on a bus.

"Sisters arrived in a bunch of...



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