Round Ball Wrap – January 23rd

EUGENE, Ore.–In the January 23rd edition of Round Ball Wrap, we go around Western Oregon for highlights from North Medford at Sheldon, South Eugene at South Medford and Thurston at Grants Pass.      

Web Extra: Beavers Beat Bruins, 66-55

CORVALLIS, Ore.–It was close for Oregon State Men’s Basketball, but despite too many turnovers, the Beavers were able to beat the Bruins 66-55 on Thursday night. Both teams went on runs throughout the game, but the Beavers dominated the last four minutes of play and extended their win streak at home to 11-0.

Web Extra: Ducks After Win Over USC

Oregon head coach Dana Altman: Oregon guard Jalil Abdul-Bassit & forward Dillon Brooks: EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon men’s basketball team ended a two-game losing streak by beating USC for the ninth straight time Thursday, January 22,  as the Ducks defeated the Trojans 75-67 at Matthew Knight Arena.

EPUD General Manager Rehired

EUGENE, Ore. — The Emerald People’s Utility District Board of Directors voted to finalize its general manager’s reinstatement and contract Thursday night. This comes after months of controversy around his resignation linked to leaked audio tapes. Board Director Penny Jordan says the board and Scott Coe went back and forth with negotiations over the last … Continue reading »

Group Fights to Make Highway 20 Safer

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A section of Highway 20 between Corvallis and Albany is in the top 10 percent of crash sites in the state, and neighbors are fighting to make is safer. A group of neighbors, Saving Lives at Merloy Avenue, has already worked with the Oregon Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit … Continue reading »

Sunny & Warm or Foggy & Cool

Chief Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast Discussion: A weak front will move in Friday, but we’ll just have some isolated showers through the day. Highs will be in the 50s. High pressure builds in the weekend and sticks around through Tuesday. Skies will be sunny along the Coast and in the Cascades Saturday through Tuesday. Highs … Continue reading »

Measles Investigation Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene restaurant says it’s taken a hit since word got out that a man with measles ate there last month. Lane County Public Health says it’s one of four locations the man visited while he had symptoms. The Mongolian Grill on Coburg Road says business hit a standstill once its name … Continue reading »

Sexual Assault Investigation Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are looking for answers, following an alleged sexual assault from over the weekend on the University of Oregon campus. UOPD says this particular incident was reported to have happened in a campus residence hall. This incident is still under investigation. Several students from Watson Hall, where the incident was said to … Continue reading »

Students Build Tissue Hot Air Balloon

EUGENE, Ore. — Science is always more fun when you can see it in action. Fifth grade students at Gilham Elementary have been studying molecules and how they react to hot air. They’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to launch their balloon, and Wednesday morning they had just the right weather for the perfect … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks baseball at Media Day

EUGENE – Oregon baseball coach George Horton and players spoke to the media at the team’s Media Day. Oregon head baseball coach George Horton: Oregon infielder Mitchell Tolman:

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