For the January 24, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Stephen Nelson and Erik Elken bring you highlights from 13 prep basketball games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Night between Sheldon and Willamette. In addition to the highlights, get all your local prep scores.
PHILOMATH, Ore. — The Philomath School District received a $253,467 grant from the Oregon Department of Education for its tech-ed programs. The grant will help pay for more equipment and programs at the middle and high schools. The district plans to expand the manufacturing program at the high school with equipment and software used in … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. — A violent head-on crash outside of Philomath has left a Newport woman seriously injured. Benton County deputies say around 8 p.m Friday a man towing a tractor on a flatbed trailer crossed the center line on highway 20 and collided with another car. Shortly afterward a third car reportedly side swiped the accident … Continue reading »
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.
PHILOMATH, Ore. – A community came together Thursday afternoon to honor Army Specialist Cody Patterson as a motorcade procession passed through Philomath. Hundreds of community members lined the streets, showing their support not only for the fallen soldier, but for his family as well. Patterson, a 24-year-old Philomath High School graduate, was killed less than … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. – It has been a heartbreaking few days for the Philomath community after learning one of its soldiers will not be returning home from Afghanistan. The U.S. Military says on Sunday, Private First Class Cody Patterson and three other soldiers were killed in the Zhari district in Afghanistan when their unit was attacked … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. – Benton County is building an emergency road between Pioneer Village and Evergreen Road, two Philomath communities that only have one route out. Pioneer Village is a Fire Wise community; members are working together to make their neighborhood more fire safe. “This community is really in tune with individual needs and community needs … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore.– For the September 6 edition of the Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Stephen Nelson and Jake Zivin bring you highlights from 14 games from around Oregon. Our Game of the Week featured a showdown between No. 2 Sheldon and No. 3 Central Catholic.
PHILOMATH, Ore. — A state bill, inspired by a Philomath family’s loss, is on its way to the governor’s desk. The bill would rename parts of Highway 34 after three fallen soldiers. The familes of Lance Corporal Tyler Troyer, Specialist Eric McKinley and Kevin Dewayne Davis have been working to get the signs placed on … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. — The Philomath School District hopes voters will pass a levy that would allocate more funds to them. The school district has made several big cuts and has more to face. The levy would help to minimize impacts on class size, school days and instructional time. It would help diminish cuts in physical … Continue reading »