South Umpqua’s Steve Stebbins and Oakland’s Ben Lane are head coaches in two sports — football and baseball — at their respective Douglas County schools.
If the 2020 Oregon high school football season starts on time — that’s certainly a big if because of the coronavirus — the Roseburg Indians open on Sept. 4 with a nonconference game against the Summit Storm in Bend to kick off Dave Heuberger’s fifth year as head coach.
The 68th annual Oregon East-West Shrine All-Star Football game, featuring the top graduated high school seniors in classes 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A, has been canceled due to the coronavirus.
Troy Polamalu, who is close to being a first-ballot inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will have at least one Hall of Fame induction to his name as of Tuesday night.
During the 2017-18 school year, the Oregon School Activities Association developed a program designed to breathe new life into struggling football programs.
Wesley Kommer ripped off a 41-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter, and the Thurston Colts used a stellar defensive showing in the fourth period to hold off Crater 14-10 and claim their second consecutive Class 5A state football championship Saturday night at Roseburg’s Finlay Field.
Three years ago, Gavin Acrey was a promising freshman for the Camas Valley football team at the Class 1A eight-man level.
Camas Valley senior running back/quarterback/kicker/linebacker Jared Hunt was selected the offensive and defensive player of the year in the Special District 2 West football all-league voting done by the coaches.
Oakland senior linebacker Wil Powell was selected co-defensive player of the year in Class 2A Special District 3 in the all-league voting done by the coaches.
COTTAGE GROVE — After battling hard for a quarter and a half, Camas Valley ultimately had no answer for St. Paul quarterback TJ Crawford, who propelled the top-seeded Buckaroos to a 46-26 victory over the Hornets in the semifinal round of the Class 1A eight-man state football playoffs Saturd…
Camas Valley is certainly not a one-man football team. The Hornets have had several players step up on both sides of the ball in their run to the Class 1A eight-man state semifinals.
Glide senior quarterback Caidyn Cunningham, whose late touchdown lifted the Wildcats to a win over Lakeview and the Class 2A Special District 5 championship, was named the offensive player of the year in voting among the league’s coaches.
CAMAS VALLEY — Powder Valley is the lowest remaining seed left among the remaining eight teams in the Oregon Class 1A eight-man high school football playoffs.
North Douglas placed five players and Yoncalla two on the Class 1A Special District 1 South football all-league first team in voting done by the coaches.
Sutherlin placed seven players on the Class 3A Special District 2 North football all-league first team in voting done by the coaches.
CAMAS VALLEY — It wasn’t a Hornet-like performance in the first half for the Camas Valley football team at home in its Class 1A eight-man first-round playoff game with Mapleton on Saturday afternoon.
GLIDE — The Oakland Oakers’ game plan was a display of perseverance. It was a game-defining drive in the third quarter where that persistence finally paid its dividend.
Sutherlin had some offensive success against Cascade Christian on Friday night, but the Bulldogs weren’t able to stop the Challengers and had five turnovers.
The Days Creek Wolves will be one of eight teams still alive in the Class 1A eight-man football playoffs by the end of Saturday.
CAMAS VALLEY — The Camas Valley football team has yet to be tested this fall, outscoring its opponents 426-70 en route to a 7-0 record.
The Roseburg High School football team landed eight players on this year’s Southwest Conference all-conference teams, led by senior running back Doran Gillespie.