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General PatchBy Finn J.D. John
On the crisp autumn day of Sept. 29, 1943, behind their makeshift breastworks and beside their three-inch field pieces, the soldiers of the 94th Infantry “Deadeye” Division knew the end was coming soon.
They were outnumbered two-to-one, dug in near a little grocery store-post office on the high desert. Arrayed against them was a force of soldiers with a large force of tanks. Overhead roared a squadron of heavy bombers, softening them up for the final assault. It would all be over soon.
And the soldiers of the 94th couldn’t wait.

Welcome back for another exciting year of McKenzie Athletics. If you are new to McKenzie, this is your Weekly Athletic Update. I know all of you are itching to get a chance to see our hardworking young men and women this fall season. Dan Brenner begins is 13th season coaching volleyball as they look to have another strong year. Corey Culp will be taking in the scenery as the Cross Country coach once again for his 5th year. I'll be headed into my 4th year as the football Coach. Lorinda Marcy will be coaching the middle school volleyball team for the second consecutive year.

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GolferThe third annual Tokatee Scramble, a golf tournament benefiting the McKenzie River Medical Clinic, has room for some more teams. This year, the popular tournament takes place on Sunday, August 31, during Labor Day weekend. Tokatee Golf Club, on the McKenzie Hwy.

Carver kidsBLUE RIVER: Events like the Chainsaw Art Festival involve competitions like the daily quick carves or main event sculptures. Yet behind the scenes the interactions between the people operating those snarling saws are pretty open hearted.

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McKenzie River Reflections is the weekly newspaper serving Oregon's McKenzie River Valley. Available by mail for $23/yr in Lane County, $29/yr outside Lane. Digital subscriptions are $23/yr. Subscribe at: http://mckenzieriverreflectionsnewspaper.com/catalog/subscriptions-0. Purchase copies online at: http://mckenzieriverreflectionsnewspaper.com/catalog/back-issues-0. Read about area communities including Cedar Flat, Walterville, Camp Creek, Leaburg, Vida, Nimrod, Finn Rock, Blue River, Rainbow and McKenzie Bridge.