Locals Turn Out for March Madness

EUGENE, Ore. — Plenty of Duck fans flew south to watch their team beat Oklahoma State in person, but most of them stayed in Eugene happy to watch the game on TV. Thursday afternoon fans poured into area bars. Fans say that March Madness is just too good to pass up and they’ll find any … Continue reading »

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 »

Ducks Headed to March Madness

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks are going dancing. The Oregon Men’s Basketball Team is headed into March Madness, after winning this weekend’s Pac-12 tournament. The Ducks will head down to San Jose for this Thursday’s opening round matchup against Oklahoma State. Students and staff agree it’s a pretty good time to be a Duck. “We’re … Continue reading »

Philomath Cracks Down on Portable Hoops

PHILOMATH, Ore. — The city of Philomath is cracking down on portable basketball hoops. Residents received a letter from the city about an ordinance that requires them to move their basketball hoops away from the street. Chris Garcia and his siblings love to play basketball, but a Philomath city ordinance is blocking him from shooting … Continue reading »

Willamette Girls Basketball Wins State

EUGENE, Ore, — The Willamette High School girls basketball team has much to celebrate Friday, a champion’s assembly was held to recognize the team’s state championship win. The girls beat Springfield High School after narrowly losing to them last year. “This year I felt like our younger kids have matured, and I felt like we … Continue reading »

51-Year Coaching Vet Retires

EUGENE, Ore. — North Eugene High School will celebrate a coach Tuesday night, who’s retiring after more than half a century of coaching. Jim Lockard has served as head coach or assistant head coach in the 4J School District for the last 51 years. A majority of that time was at North Eugene. He’ll spend … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Rueck, Weisner After UW Loss

Oregon State head coach Scott Rueck and guard Jamie Weisner:

Roundball Wrap – February 15, 2013

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?

GOTN Preview: Sheldon-Churchill Rivalry

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.

Web Extra: Strahm, Ralston, Lampe

Sheldon two-sport star Connor Strahm: Sheldon two-sport standout Mike Ralston: Sheldon basketball head coach Ron Lampe:

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