If all goes as planned, the revised Oregon School Activities Association calendar has high school football practice beginning on Feb. 8 and games kicking off March 1.
The sights and sounds of a high school sporting event will have to wait a little longer, but that wasn’t a surprise to Roseburg High School athletic director Russ Bolin.
This usually marks the time of the year Steve Lander is ready to go full bore, getting his vaunted Roseburg High School wrestling program off and running toward another successful season.
Since the Oregon School Activities Association sanctioned the first girls state cross country meets in 1974, Douglas County has produced one team champion and four individual winners.
CAMAS VALLEY — It resembled a normal night of Skyline League volleyball on Thursday at Camas Valley High School.
With the coronavirus pandemic bumping the 2020 Oregon high school football season to spring of ’21, we’ve had opportunities to go back in history and look at some state championship years involving Douglas County teams.
No question — the 1989 Class AAA state championship football game between the Ashland Grizzlies and Roseburg Indians is among the best high school contests I’ve covered for The News-Review.
Responding to concerns about travel and transportation during the COVID-19 crisis, the OSAA will not require schools to participate in their assigned leagues and special districts in 2020-21.
The 1990 Camas Valley High School football team didn’t win its league, but the Hornets proceeded to land the biggest catch of the season.
High school student-athletes have gotten back in the gyms, on the fields and in the weight rooms at Roseburg High School this week as the school looks to “re-engage” with the student body despite still not having them in the classroom.
SUTHERLIN — The beginning of the Oregon School Activities Association sports year is a long ways off thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but student-athletes at Sutherlin High School are trying to make the most of their practice time.
After poring over the statistics from the 1981 Class AAA state championship football game between Roseburg and Lebanon, there was one that blew my mind.
It was among the best finishes I’ve covered in Roseburg High School football history.
The outbreak of wildfires in the state will delay the start of a 7-on-7 football passing league that is expected to feature a dozen schools in southern Oregon.
Roseburg High School athletes and coaches and others with local ties are helping out some athletes at Phoenix and South Medford high schools who lost everything last week in the Almeda Fire, which destroyed the towns of Talent and Phoenix in Jackson County.
When you talk about the best all-around female athletes in Roseburg High School history, Sophia Alexander-Morris would be among the first names to enter the discussion.
Kai Wolfe put in countless hours of training and conditioning as a high school athlete.
Just like she was as a student-athlete in Douglas County, Jamie Dunn is always on the go.
He’s an Olympic medalist, a seven-time U.S. national champion, an NCAA champion and an All-American. He’s also a former American record-holder and an Oregon state champion.
For those who followed Douglas County high school sports in the late 1990s and early 2000s, you probably remember Maranda Brownson’s name.
With 10 individual state championships in cross country and track at Glendale High School to her name, Rosa Gutierrez is right at the top as the best female distance runner Douglas County has ever produced.
Paul Brothers’ talents on the football field took him to some high places.
Gene Forman has some extra time on his hands these days.
An all-Southern Oregon Conference state championship game.