911 Call Preceded Basketball Suspensions

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — On the morning a group of Jefferson High School boys basketball players reportedly were suspended from Saturday night’s state championship game against Churchill High School, Springfield Police responded to a report of “menacing” involving players. Sgt. Russ Boring said an employee at the Hilton Garden Inn on Gateway St. thought one of … Continue reading »

Drama Fills State Championship Saturday

Championship Saturday featured teams from across Western Oregon at the 6A, 5A and 4A levels. Since the OSAA moved to six classes, no team from the Eugene/Springfield area has won the 6A state title. The Sheldon Irish were looking to break that trendwith a win against West Linn. In 5A boys, Churchill and Jefferson met … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – February 28, 2014

In the final edition of RoundBall Wrap of the season, and on the final day of the regular season, we bring you highlights from ten games across the area and talk playoff implications.

Roundball Wrap – February 14, 2014

In this week’s Valentine’s Day edition of the Roundball Wrap, Erik Elken and Stephen Nelson bring you highlights from 16 games across Western Oregon, including a big upset in girls Mid-Willamette league play.

Roundball Wrap – January 31, 2014

For the January 31 edition of the Roundball Wrap, see highlights from 13 games, including a very special RBW Game of the Night between Luke Jackson’s Northwest Christian and Oregon Tech as OIT head coach Danny Miles went for career win No. 1,000. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken also have a dozen prep highlights plus … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 24, 2014

For the January 24, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Stephen Nelson and Erik Elken bring you highlights from 13 prep basketball games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Night between Sheldon and Willamette. In addition to the highlights, get all your local prep scores.

Roundball Wrap – January 17, 2014

This week’s edition of the Roundball Wrap includes a thriller in the Purple Pit between Churchill and South Eugene, Sheldon looks to stay undefeated in conference play and maybe the best dunk you’ll see this year in Oregon preps.

Roundball Wrap – January 10, 2014

Week two of Roundball Wrap brought a couple buzzer-beaters with it. Plus, Yadie Dunmore makes his North Eugene debut against his former school, Sheldon. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you all the highlights from across Western Oregon.

Roundball Wrap – January 3, 2014

High school basketball season is underway. For the first Roundball Wrap of 2014, watch highlights from 11 games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Week between Churchill and Central Catholic. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken kick off our 2014 prep basketball coverage with scores as well.

Russell Named Gatorade National POY

Springfield forward Mercedes Russell: WNBA Champion Maya Moore: Springfield head coach Bill Wagner: Courtesy: Fleishman-Hillard Inc. SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– In its 28th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Mercedes Russell of Springfield High School (Springfield, Ore.) as its 2012-13 Gatorade … Continue reading »

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