EUGENE — In the 2014 Friday Night Blitz preview special, the KEZI 9 Sports team looks ahead to the upcoming high school football season. We take you to 12 different Western Oregon high schools, get perspective from The Register-Guard’s Ben Schorzman, and reveal our Friday Night Blitz Game of the Week live broadcast schedule.
In the final edition of RoundBall Wrap of the season, and on the final day of the regular season, we bring you highlights from ten games across the area and talk playoff implications.
This week’s edition of the Roundball Wrap includes a thriller in the Purple Pit between Churchill and South Eugene, Sheldon looks to stay undefeated in conference play and maybe the best dunk you’ll see this year in Oregon preps.
Week two of Roundball Wrap brought a couple buzzer-beaters with it. Plus, Yadie Dunmore makes his North Eugene debut against his former school, Sheldon. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you all the highlights from across Western Oregon.
It’s the quarterfinal round for every classification except 6A. Sheldon looked to knock off Tualatin. Springfield was hoping to avenge its season-opening loss to Silverton. West Albany and Crescent Valley were also looking to advance to the semis. Plus, highlights from all of the 4A, 2A and 1A playoff action.
On the October 11th edition of Friday Night Blitz, #6 Sheldon hosts #10 Roseburg in a game that could send one team out of the conference title hunt. Elsewhere, undefeated teams in 4A and 3A try to stay that way, and a full rundown of Midwestern and Mid-Willamette league action.
EUGENE, Ore.– KEZI 9 Sports previews the upcoming high school football season in Western Oregon. Includes stops at Sheldon, Marist, Springfield, West Albany, and Crescent Valley, as well as an in-depth one-on-one interview with Chris Miller, who is back coaching South Eugene after 3 years in the NFL.
Springfield forward Mercedes Russell: WNBA Champion Maya Moore: Springfield head coach Bill Wagner: Courtesy: Fleishman-Hillard Inc. SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– In its 28th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Mercedes Russell of Springfield High School (Springfield, Ore.) as its 2012-13 Gatorade … Continue reading »
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 »