Oakland sophomore wrestler Kaleb Oliver earned another accolade last week.
Oakland senior wing Colton Brownson has been selected to the Class 2A boys basketball all-state first team for the second year in a row following a vote of the state’s coaches.
Roseburg High School’s sports coaches — along with the rest of the coaches around the county and state — were hoping to salvage a portion of the 2020 spring season.
Glide senior Emily Michel received second-team honors and junior Ruby Livingston received honorable mention when the Southern Cascade League named its girls basketball all-stars for the 2019-20 season.
Glide senior Caleb Alexander was voted to the first team and Canyonville Academy junior John Chen the second team when the Southern Cascade League released its boys basketball postseason honors recently.
At approximately 11 a.m. Thursday, the Oregon School Activities Association and the Northwest Athletic Conference both canceled their championship basketball events.
Oakland junior post Taylor Yard was selected to the Central Valley Conference girls basketball all-conference first team by the coaches.
Days Creek senior guard Moriah Michaels was voted the Skyline League’s Player of the Year by the coaches for the second time in three seasons.
North Douglas senior forward Jake Gerrard was selected the Skyline League boys basketball Player of the Year by the coaches.
COOS BAY — As Sutherlin rallied to try and overcome a 17-point second-half deficit, it was beginning to look more and more like the No. 2-seeded Bulldogs and No. 1 Clatskanie were headed for their second epic finish of the season.
Clatskanie is the last team standing between Sutherlin and a Class 3A state girls basketball crown.
Oakland bounced back from a 16-point loss to Knappa on Thursday and stayed alive in the Class 2A state boys basketball tournament Friday morning with a 60-43 victory over Bandon in a consolation game at Pendleton High School.
The fourth-seeded Knappa Loggers’ length was too much for No. 5 Oakland to handle as the Loggers felled the Oakers, 71-55, in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A boys state basketball tournament Thursday at the Pendleton Convention Center.
North Douglas was eliminated from the OSAA Class 1A girls basketball tournament on Thursday with a 51-47 loss to Mohawk in double overtime in a consolation game at Baker High School in Baker City.
The Perrydale Pirates went on a 20-0 run to open the third quarter and blew out North Douglas, 51-34, in the quarterfinals of the OSAA Class 1A girls basketball tournament on Wednesday night at Baker High School in Baker City.
Senior Mason Gill and junior Collin Bodine of Sutherlin were selected to the Far West League boys basketball all-league first team in voting done by the coaches.
Junior guard Jadyn Vermillion of Sutherlin was selected the Far West League girls basketball Most Valuable Player in voting done by the coaches.
OAKLAND — There should be no lack of motivation when the fifth-seeded Oakland Oakers take the court against the No. 4 Knappa Loggers at 3:15 p.m. Thursday at the Pendleton Convention Center.
The North Douglas girls will be facing a quasi-familiar foe when they open the Class 1A basketball state tournament Wednesday evening in Baker City.
PORTLAND — Elkton junior Tayla Swearingen has been wrestling for roughly four months. Saturday night, she found herself on the verge of a state championship.
PORTLAND — There was plenty of local intrigue at this past weekend’s OSAA state wrestling championships at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Here are some notes of interest from Douglas County and elsewhere around the state:
CRESWELL — The fifth-seeded Creswell Bulldogs pulled away from a tight game in the fourth quarter Saturday night for a 49-42 win over the No. 12 Sutherlin Bulldogs in a Class 3A first round playoff game, denying Sutherlin a chance to return to the state tournament in Coos Bay.
PORTLAND — Nash Singleton and Darian Thacker nailed down individual championships, but Roseburg fell short of its seventh consecutive team title Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
WINCHESTER — The Riverhawks squandered a 16-point lead against No. 1-ranked Clackamas in the final five minutes of their Northwest Athletic Conference South Region men’s basketball game on Saturday.
OAKLAND — The Oakland boys basketball team is heading back to its favorite place outside Douglas County — Pendleton.
DAMASCUS — Umpqua Valley Christian fell 58-40 to top-seeded Damascus Christian on Saturday night in the second round of the Class 1A boys basketball playoffs.