Cheering On a Dream

FLORENCE, Ore. — It’s a typical Friday night at Siuslaw High School. There’s a slight chill in the air as the Vikings hosted the South Umpqua Lancers. Cheyanne Rudder, 14, a freshman at Siuslaw High, has wanted to be a cheerleader. Rudder has Down syndrome and autism and experts said she’d never go to a … Continue reading »