Friday Night Blitz – September 19

For the September 19th edition of Friday Night Blitz, watch highlights from 11 games including our Game of the Week, a thriller between Sheldon and Grants Pass and the Corvallis Civil War, Crescent Valley at Corvallis.

Sheldon Grad Receives Special Gift

EUGENE, Ore — A Sheldon High School senior gets the gift of a lifetime, her dad watched her graduate from half a world away. It’s a proud moment for any parent and it only happens once on graduation day. There’s no place a parent would rather be, watching their child cross the stage. But for … Continue reading »

Sheldon’s Back-to-Back Bid Falls Short

KEIZER, Ore.– The Sheldon High School baseball team had an opportunity to do something no team had done in more than 40 years–win back-to-back state baseball titles. The Madison Senators were the last big school to win two straight championships in 1969 and 1970. Watch highlights from Sheldon’s 6A State Title meeting with 2-seed North … Continue reading »

Sheldon to Host Runway for Relief

EUGENE, Ore. — Local high schoolers are hitting the runway Thursday night. It’s the first ever Runway for Relief, put on by students at Sheldon High School. The show, along with the entertainment, will raise money for Relief Nursery. Models will walk the runaway wearing clothes from Francesca’s, Buffalo Exchange, and shoes from Burch’s. “I’m … Continue reading »

Rotarians Groom High School Students

EUGENE, Ore. — The local rotary club is working to bring younger generations under its wings. Rotarians say Springfield High School, Thurston High School, Sheldon High School and Churchill High School all have groups called interact clubs. Churchill’s advisor says it’s more than just stirring interest in the youth, it’s about instilling a passion in … Continue reading »

Sheldon Marching Band Prepares for Fall

EUGENE, Ore. — Members of the Sheldon High School marching band are hard at work getting ready for the upcoming football season. They’re practicing 8 hours a day for the next three weeks. KEZI 9 News Photojournalist Kathleen Spencer brings us the sights and sounds of band camp. The band is trying to raise $35,000 … Continue reading »

The First Tee Impacting Kids Beyond Golf

EUGENE, Ore. — Driving. Chipping. Putting. Those are three simple things that kids learn in The First Tee, along with the program’s core values that include courtesy, confidence and respect. “Respect is huge and to be able to convey that message to the kids and then give them a place to apply it, then it … Continue reading »

Sheldon High Raises Funds for Bike Racks

EUGENE, Ore. — Sheldon High School students were still short of their fundraising goal to get 70 new bike racks on campus, Monday. Students with the school’s Green Club said the money for the first half of the project came quickly, but donations have slowed down since those first few days. With about ten days … Continue reading »

West Albany Wins Boys Golf State Title

CORVALLIS, Ore.– Senior Conner Kumpula shot a 1-under par 71 to lead the West Albany High School boys golf team to a 5A State Championship at Trysting Tree Golf Club on Tuesday. Kumpula finished 4-under par for the tournament to earn individual medalist honors. The Bulldogs ended up with a two-day total of 612, to … Continue reading »

Mr. Irish Supports Kids Helping Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — Kids Helping Kids started 21 years ago at Sheldon High School. The program’s grown since the first Mr. Irish pageant, expanding into nearly 20 local high schools and raising millions of dollars for the Children’s Miracle Network. It’s always the first pageant of the season and just this weekend, the school crowned … Continue reading »

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