OAKLAND — The Oakland Oakers have flown under the radar for the first two months of the high school wrestling season.
DIXONVILLE — Trey Weller led East Linn Christian players in double figures, scoring a game-high 20 points as the visiting Eagles pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 61-45 nonleague boys basketball victory over Umpqua Valley Christian Wednesday night.
ELKTON — A pair of freshmen lifted the Elkton Elks into the Skyline League win column as Cash Boe and Alex Allen both posted double-doubles in a 38-29 home victory over Glendale Wednesday night at Grimsrud Gym.
ELKTON — Kieryn Carnes fell just short of a triple-double with 11 points, 10 steals and seven assists, leading 10th-ranked Elkton to a 57-18 Skyline League girls basketball victory over visiting Glendale Wednesday at Grimsrud Gym.
OAKRIDGE — For the second night in a row, Oakland had a player post a career-high in scoring as senior Megan Baird logged 13 points to lead the road-weary Oakers to a 63-15 Central Valley Conference girls basketball victory at Oakridge Wednesday night.
Long-time assistant coach Dave Blevins has been hired as the new head coach of the Roseburg High School softball program, athletic director Russ Bolin announced Wednesday.
REEDSPORT — Tyler Thornton poured in 28 points and Javier Analco added 20 as Reedsport pulled back to .500 in Sunset Conference boys basketball play with a 79-72 victory over Myrtle Point Tuesday night.
JEFFERSON — Gabriella Parnell scored a career-high 15 points, but Oakland lost the battle at the free-throw line, dropping a 54-50 Central Valley Conference girls basketball game at Jefferson Tuesday night.
GLIDE — Sophomore Colby Bucich and Hunter Rinnert each posted season highs in points as the Glide Wildcats kicked off a stretch of four Southern Cascade League games in five days with a 67-30 victory over visiting Bonanza Tuesday night.
GLIDE — The Glide girls basketball team gave itself a shot at a Southern Cascade League win over visiting Bonanza, but ultimately poor free-throw shooting proved the difference as the Antlers escaped with a 41-36 victory Tuesday night.
MEDFORD — Shalyn Gray scored 12 of her game-high 25 points in sparking a third-quarter scoring run which helped South Umpqua run away from St. Mary's in a 62-36 Far West League girls basketball victory Tuesday night.
MEDFORD — Kade Johnson scored a game-high 24 points, but the South Umpqua Lancers left some early points on the table and couldn't complete a fourth-quarter comeback, dropping a 77-62 Far West League boys basketball contest at St. Mary's Tuesday night.
SALEM — The Sutherlin boys basketball team has seen its share of challenges over the past six games, and Monday night may have been the biggest yet.
FLORENCE — Sutherlin's Kyler Wells, Oakland's Kaleb Oliver and Douglas' Jesse Brecht each won individual titles Saturday at the Nick Lutz Memorial wrestling tournament at Siuslaw High School.
In the biggest Class 3A girls basketball game of the regular season, the No. 2-ranked Sutherlin Bulldogs took their shot at the defending state champion and top-ranked Clatskanie Tigers.
ELKTON — Cooper Peters pulled of a three-point play with less than three seconds remaining and lifted Elkton to a 41-39 nonleague boys basketball victory over the Class 3A Cascade Christian junior varsity Monday night at Grimsrud Gym.
SALEM — Sophomore Adrianna Sapp posted her second consecutive double-double and junior Mya Skurk hit double figures for the first time this season as Douglas easily handled Dayton 56-33 to kickoff the MLK Showcase at Corban University Monday.
REDMOND — The Newberg Tigers, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A by the Oregon Wrestling Forum, solidified that notion with a 51-21 thumping of Roseburg in the championship dual Saturday night at the Oregon Wrestling Classic.
GLIDE — Damary Roman was the only player to score in double figures, hitting for 10 points as visiting Lost River defeated Glide 40-22 in a Southern Cascade League girls basketball game Saturday afternoon.
DRAIN — Freshman Keagan Mast scored 11 of his team-high 15 points in the third quarter, sparking a 19-4 North Douglas run over that eight-minute span to lift the Warriors to a 53-40 home Skyline League North boys basketball win over visiting Elkton Saturday night.
GLENDALE — Joy DeRoss had a game-high 24 points and Clara DeRoss added eight points as the Camas Valley girls notched their second consecutive win, a 41-35 Skyline League South triumph at Glendale Saturday night.
DIXONVILLE — Days Creek cranked up the defensive pressure and Umpqua Valley Christian struggled to stay composed as the Wolves used a 34-23 mid-game run to beat the host Monarchs 56-46 and take a tenuous grasp of the Skyline League boys basketball’s North Division Saturday night.