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 and CORVALLIS, Ore. — A pair of unbeatens lost during a dramatic Thursday at the OSAA State Basketball Championships. At the Class 5A girls tournament in Eugene, previously undefeated West Albany was upset by Corvallis, a team that it beat by 20 points two weeks ago. The Spartans won 29-26, advancing to Friday’s semifinal … Continue reading »
EUGENE AND CORVALLIS, Ore. — Top seeds Jefferson and Sutherlin survived upset scares in the quarterfinals of the state tournaments on Wednesday, with both top seeds sneaking through to the semifinals. Jefferson played 4-seed West Albany in the Class 5A boys tournament a Matt Knight Arena, outlasting the Bulldogs 55-52. The top-seeded Sutherlin girls needed … Continue reading »
It’s State Tournament time, with trips to the Elite Eight on the line across the state of Oregon. Highlights include Summit at Churchill, Eagle Point at West Albany, South Umpqua at Elmira, Madras at Sutherlin, and Baker at Philomath.
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 Roundball Wrap features some great finishes, including a buzzer beater. Sheldon looks for its 13th win in a row. Chaney Wyatt dunks again on our KEZI 9+ Roundball Wrap Game of the Night. Plus, complete highlights from around the area.
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.
Sheldon two-sport star Connor Strahm: Sheldon two-sport standout Mike Ralston: Sheldon basketball head coach Ron Lampe:
This week’s Roundball Wrap features our KEZI 9+ Game of the Night between South Eugene and Springfield. Also, highlights from Churchill/Willamette, Sheldon/Thurston, Mid-Willamette league play for both the girls and the boys and other action.