Roundball Wrap – January 3, 2014

High school basketball season is underway. For the first Roundball Wrap of 2014, watch highlights from 11 games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Week between Churchill and Central Catholic. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken kick off our 2014 prep basketball coverage with scores as well.

Students Build Electric Cars

EUGENE, Ore. — Students from Willamette High School will be showcasing some of their motor skills in the Eugene Celebration Parade. Students in the Electrathon Car Program have been working on electric vehicles for the event, and after the parade, they will host races with other schools. High school senior Alexander Clark says that while … Continue reading »

Project Hope Helps Thousands of Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of local kids got a little help to prepare to go back to school. It was all part of the annual Project Hope event. This was the first year the project has divided the give away into four sites across the city. At Willamette High School, parents and children who received … Continue reading »

Willamette Girls Basketball Wins State

EUGENE, Ore, — The Willamette High School girls basketball team has much to celebrate Friday, a champion’s assembly was held to recognize the team’s state championship win. The girls beat Springfield High School after narrowly losing to them last year. “This year I felt like our younger kids have matured, and I felt like we … Continue reading »

Students Prep for Mr. Wolverine

EUGENE, Ore. — The Kids Helping Kids pageants raised nearly $400,000 last year, but this year one school hopes to make more than any of the others. “We have a goal of $50,000, which is the most we would ever have raised at Willamette High School,” said Lanae Gayle, Mr. Wolverine Head Coordinator. In fact, … Continue reading »

Eugene School Celebrates Grant Award

EUGENE, Ore. — A local school district celebrated with sloppy joes and roasted potatoes after getting a grant from the Oregon Department of Education. Bethel’s Willamette High School is one of several schools in the area participating in Farm to School education programs. The grant will help expand those programs, as well as the district’s … Continue reading »

Willamette Culinary Students to Compete

EUGENE, Ore. — The two-time state champion, Willamette High School Culinary Team, is competing for its third title this weekend in Portland, and members will do it without any fancy kitchen tools. Picture The Food Network, Iron Chef or Chopped, but instead of a fancy kitchen, state-of-the-art utensils and a sous chef, the students get … Continue reading »

Willamette High School Gets Makeover

EUGENE, Ore. — Willamette High School was the site of a few improvements Monday. People gathered at the campus to help improve it inside and outside. The efforts were part of the Bethel Education Foundation Willamette PrideĀ group. Organizers say it’s a great way to get students more involved in their community. “I think that it … Continue reading »

Bethel Approves Bid Process

EUGENE, Ore. — The Bethel School District took the first step in securing some much needed upgrades. The school board approved the request for proposal process Monday night. It essentially allows architects and construction companies to come up with bids to build two new elementary schools and a new science wing at Willamette High School. … Continue reading »

“Always Strong” – Blake Nichols’ Story

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