Churchill could not complete the dream season, as the Lancers fall to Jefferson 59-53. Keidren Johnson and Andrew Smith each had 13 points in the loss. Willamette stunned Mercedes Russell and Springfield with a 48-41 win to claim the girl’s state championship. The Wolverines limited Russell to just 12 points and six rebounds. Lexi Bando … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The Class 5A State Title games are set, and they are the match-ups that most neutral observers hoped to see. On the boys side, Churchill beat Mountain View and Jefferson beat Silverton to set-up a Championship game between Churchill and Jefferson, the two top ranked teams in the state. On the girls … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The KEZI 9 Sports team gives out awards on Oscar night to honor the past year in sports in the Willamette Valley. Awards include Best Director (coach), Best Picture (team), Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and Best Original Score.
It’s the final week of the regular season for some and the start of post-season play for others. In this week’s Rounball Wrap, we bring you highlights from Thurston’s play-in game, the final games of the Midwestern and Mid-Willamette regular seasons, plus post-season action from the rest of the levels.
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?
The first Roundball Wrap of the month of February includes our game of the night between North Eugene and Churchill. Sheldon looks to make it 11 wins in a row. Plus, action from the rest of the Midwestern League, the Mid-Willamette and the girls, including Springfield’s Mercedes Russell setting a school record.
Check out the year’s second edition of Roundball Wrap! This week’s show featured highlights and postgame sound from our KEZI 9+ Game of the Night between South Eugene and Sheldon. The Churchill boys hosted Thurston, trying to get back on track after two straight losses. Also, plenty of entertaining girls matchups, Willamette visited North Eugene … Continue reading »
It’s the first Roundball Wrap of the season. Mercedes Russell and the Millers look for a win over Springfield. Plus, our KEZI 9+ Roundball Wrap game of the night features the Sheldon and Marist girls. Also, other highlights and scores from Friday.
Oregon certainly is coming into its own in the world of sport, and in 2012 the trend continued. Oregon State coach Mike Riley, who had some fans calling for him to be fired the end of last season, led the Beavers to a 9-3 record and has a legitimate case for Coach of the Year. … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield High’s Mercedes Russell, the #1 women’s basketball recruit in the nation, picked Tennessee over Louisville on Tuesday. Click above to see the announcement and hear an interview with Russell as she explains her choice.