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 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.

Stars Shine at NCU Barnstorm Game

Courtesy: NCU Sports Information EUGENE, Ore. — The 2013 Barnstorm Game played Sunday at Churchill High School was won by the Pro/College All-Star Team, 130-119, behind a game-high 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting from the field from Bryce Taylor. In front of a sold-out crowd of more than 1,700 spectators, seven pro all-stars scored in … Continue reading »

JCHS Girls Basketball Sent Off to State

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The Junction City High School Girls Basketball Team is heading off to the state tournament for the first time since 2007. The small town school team got quite the sendoff. All the students and administrators, plus some community members, gathered in the high school parking lot to see the girls off … 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 »

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.

Basketball Coach Wins National Honor

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A local high school coach is celebrating four decades on the court, but recently he was recognized for much more than the length of his career. Friday marked Coach Craig Rothenberger’s 1,003rd game as a head boys basketball coach. He spent the majority of those games supervising from the sidelines in … Continue reading »

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