Roseburg High School stayed local when it selected a new head boys basketball coach earlier this month.
OAKLAND — Junior wing Colton Brownson of Oakland was a first-team selection in the recent Class 2A boys basketball all-state voting by the coaches.
Sutherlin junior wing Mason Gill was selected to the Class 3A boys basketball all-state second team in voting by the state's coaches.
Seniors Blake Ellis of Days Creek and Abby Whipple of North Douglas were selected as the Skyline League players of the year.
The Days Creek boys basketball team finished the 2018-19 season in winning fashion on Saturday in Baker City.
The Days Creek boys basketball team stayed with Trinity Lutheran for three quarters in their OSAA Class 1A tournament semifinal game on Friday afternoon.
COOS BAY — Mason Gill had a double-double and the Sutherlin boys basketball team remained alive in the OSAA Class 3A tournament Friday morning with a 34-30 win over Nyssa in an elimination game at Marshfield High School.
TIGARD — Roseburg’s boys basketball team came out of the locker room energized for a first-round Class 6A playoff battle with Tigard on Thursday, but in the end, the Tigers overmatched the Indians for a 72-58 victory.
NORTH BEND — Too many turnovers spelled doom for Sutherlin on Thursday afternoon as the Bulldogs dropped a 58-45 decision to top-seeded De La Salle North Catholic of Portland in the quarterfinals of the OSAA Class 3A boys basketball tournament at North Bend High School.
Oakland’s rally in the fourth quarter fell short as Knappa hung on for a 53-50 win in a quarterfinal game of the OSAA Class 2A boys basketball tournament on Thursday afternoon at Pendleton High School.
Seventh-seeded Days Creek defeated No. 2 Damascus Christian, 60-47, in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A state boys basketball tournament in Baker City on Wednesday.
The Sutherlin boys basketball team is among the final eight Class 3A teams still playing, but faces the defending champion in its state tournament opener on Thursday afternoon.
Both the boys and girls basketball teams from Days Creek are heading to the Class 1A state tournaments in Baker City this week.
MEDFORD — The regular season came to an end for the Roseburg boys basketball team with a 58-46 loss against North Medford on Friday night, but unlike past years the Indians will keep playing once the state playoffs tip off next week.
OAKLAND — The Oakland crowd chanted “On to state” several times as the win was imminent for the boys basketball team Friday night at the Nut House.
DAMASCUS — The North Douglas High School boys basketball team was defeated by Damascus Christian, 44-41, in Friday night’s Class 1A state playoff game.
DAYS CREEK — Days Creek and Powder Valley battled blow for blow — like two boxers seeking their first heavyweight titles — but the Wolves prevailed 62-58 in a second-round Class 1A boys basketball playoff game Friday night.
BEND — Trinity Lutheran outscored Riddle 38-17 in the second half and eliminated the Irish from the Class 1A boys basketball playoffs, 62-41, on Friday night.
SUTHERLIN — It wasn’t the best of starts for the Sutherlin boys basketball team in its Class 3A playoff game with Umatilla on Friday night.
RIDDLE — The Riddle Irish came out hot, and stayed hot, to defeat North Lake, 66-39, in the first round of the Class 1A boys basketball playoffs on Tuesday.
North Douglas stepped up its defense to get a 45-34 road victory over Mohawk in the first round of the Class 1A boys basketball playoffs on Tuesday in Marcola.
No Southwest Conference opponent was able to beat Roseburg High School’s boys basketball team on its home court this season.
COOS BAY — The Days Creek boys basketball team won the Skyline League tournament championship with a thrilling 45-43 victory over Riddle on Saturday night at Marshfield High School.
OAKLAND — The No. 4 Oakland boys basketball team beat Central Linn, 52-48, Friday night at the Nut House in a Central Valley Conference seeding game.
COOS BAY — Riddle's boys basketball team defeated Umpqua Valley Christian, 66-51, on Friday night at Marshfield High School in a Skyline League tournament semifinal.
COOS BAY — The Days Creek boys basketball team held off a late North Douglas run for a 43-35 victory Friday, clinching a spot in the Class 1A state playoffs and earning a berth in the Skyline League final.