It’s the final Friday Night Blitz of the 2013 season. Watch highlights from four games, including defending 6A state champion Sheldon looking for go through Canby and into the semifinals. Also watch previews from several local teams that play on Saturday.
It’s the play-in week at the 6A, 5A and 4A levels with Roseburg, Thurston, South Eugene, Marist, Churchill, Elmira and Douglas all trying to keep their seasons alive and advance to the state playoffs. At the lower levels, Pleasant Hill, Oakridge, Oakland and Lowell all close out their regular seasons.
LOWELL, Ore. — A 57-year-old Eugene woman was recovering Monday, after she was rescued Sunday morning at the Fall Creek Reservoir. The women slipped while hiking and was badly hurt during her fall. Unable to walk, she was stranded until a rescue crew responded. The Lowell Rural Fire Protection District says it took about three … Continue reading »
LOWELL, Ore. — Lane County Search and Rescue and the Lowell Fire Department came to the aid of an injured hiker near Fall Creek Reservoir Sunday. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the hiker was alone near the Puma Campground, when she fell and sustained injuries. Rescue teams worked for nearly three hours, crossing water … Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
FALL CREEK, Ore. — An early start to the wildfire season means an end to backyard burning. After a number of wildfires popped up Saturday, the Lane Fire Defense Board along with LRAPA issued a burn ban in Lane County. The ban is directly related to a number of weekend fires. Crews continued to create … Continue reading »
LOWELL, Ore. — Winter time is when reservoir levels are dropped to accommodate spring runoff. But at Fall Creek Reservoir, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is trying something new. Fall Creek Reservoir is one of 13 dams the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regulates in the Willamette Valley. Greg Taylor, a USACE fisheries biologist, … Continue reading »