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.
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 »
Churchill could not complete the dream season, as the Lancers fall to Jefferson 59-53. Keidren Johnson and Andrew Smith each had 13 points in the loss. Willamette stunned Mercedes Russell and Springfield with a 48-41 win to claim the girl’s state championship. The Wolverines limited Russell to just 12 points and six rebounds. Lexi Bando … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Class 5A State Title games are set, and they are the match-ups that most neutral observers hoped to see. On the boys side, Churchill beat Mountain View and Jefferson beat Silverton to set-up a Championship game between Churchill and Jefferson, the two top ranked teams in the state. On the girls … Continue reading »
EUGENE and CORVALLIS, Ore. — A pair of unbeatens lost during a dramatic Thursday at the OSAA State Basketball Championships. At the Class 5A girls tournament in Eugene, previously undefeated West Albany was upset by Corvallis, a team that it beat by 20 points two weeks ago. The Spartans won 29-26, advancing to Friday’s semifinal … Continue reading »
EUGENE AND CORVALLIS, Ore. — Top seeds Jefferson and Sutherlin survived upset scares in the quarterfinals of the state tournaments on Wednesday, with both top seeds sneaking through to the semifinals. Jefferson played 4-seed West Albany in the Class 5A boys tournament a Matt Knight Arena, outlasting the Bulldogs 55-52. The top-seeded Sutherlin girls needed … Continue reading »
It’s State Tournament time, with trips to the Elite Eight on the line across the state of Oregon. Highlights include Summit at Churchill, Eagle Point at West Albany, South Umpqua at Elmira, Madras at Sutherlin, and Baker at Philomath.
It’s the final week of the regular season for some and the start of post-season play for others. In this week’s Rounball Wrap, we bring you highlights from Thurston’s play-in game, the final games of the Midwestern and Mid-Willamette regular seasons, plus post-season action from the rest of the levels.
This week’s edition of Roundball Wrap is highlighted by another chapter in the Sheldon-Churchill boys basketball rivalry. The Irish visited the Lancer dome in a game that defied expectations. Also, see highlights from the 2A Mountain View playoffs. Which teams booked tickets for state?
EUGENE, Ore.– Over the past few years, the Sheldon and Churchill boys basketball teams have built one of the fiercest rivalries in the state. Their second meeting of the year will be our Roundball Wrap Game of the Night.