Corvallis Boxer Going to Nationals

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A Corvallis High School student is getting ready to compete in a national boxing championship later this month, and he will be representing not only his home state, but the entire Pacific Northwest region. Fifteen-year-old Ethan Stanley, a freshman at CHS, won a regional tournament last month in his age and weight … Continue reading »

Teen Boxer Wins Second Title

LOWELL, Ore. — A teenager from Lowell, who is quite an inspiration to her friends, family, and community, has jabbed her way to her second boxing title. Last Sunday, Akayla Devereaux and her dad jack drove 29 hours to Missouri. They say the drive was worth it because they didn’t come home empty handed. Devereaux … Continue reading »

Lowell Boxer Wins National Competition

LOWELL, Ore. — A five-sport star from Lowell, south of Springfield is in the fast track to big things in the ring. Akayla Devereaux just returned from winning a national tournament for Native Americans this past week. She’s only been boxing for four months, but she spent almost every day training for this tournament The … Continue reading »

Lowell Teen Pursues Six Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Growing, there are kids who are good at every subject in school or some who can sing any note, and then there are the ones who can play any sport. Akayla Devereaux is one of those multi-tasking athletes and was recently inspired to add a less conventional competition to her resume. Akayla … Continue reading »

Preview: Lowell Teen Pursues Six Sports

You know those people who are just gifted? Akayla Deveraux is one of them. This 17-year-old already plays five sports but was recently motivated to pursue a sixth. Thursday on KEZI 9 News at 6 p.m., learn more about this Lowell spitfire, her raw talent, dedication and the tragedy that motivates the power in her … Continue reading »

Springfield Boxing Facility Vandalized

EUGENE, Ore. — A local boxing gym in Springfield had its windows smashed late Wednesday night. This type of incident hasn’t happened before, but other acts of vandalism have, and the owner of the Northwest Training Center believes it may be linked to something of his past. “They’re not going to even get me to … Continue reading »