With six returning starters and some promising newcomers joining the program, the Roseburg High softball team believes it’s capable of making a postseason run this spring.
WINCHESTER — Taylor Stricklin’s time as a member of the Umpqua Community College women’s basketball team is coming to a close.
Both the boys and girls basketball teams from Days Creek are heading to the Class 1A state tournaments in Baker City this week.
It took a village to get William Byrd to the finish line of the Rocky Raccoon 100-mile endurance race in Huntsville, Texas.
RIDDLE — In a Class 1A Skyline League boys basketball matchup between two division leaders, Riddle and Umpqua Valley Christian played a highly-entertaining game Tuesday night.
Kaden Seely was unable to walk, tie his shoes or put socks on in the final months of his sophomore year at Roseburg High School.
Roseburg High School’s career boys basketball scoring record was within reach for Collin Warmouth on Tuesday.
Girls have been wrestling in Douglas County high schools since Asia DeWeese, the current Umpqua Community College women’s coach, joined Sutherlin’s team in 1986.
SUTHERLIN — Sutherlin’s Bryce Olsen pinned Siuslaw’s Elijah LaCosse in 1:42 to win the 132-pound bracket at the Sutherlin Wrestling Classic on Saturday.
SUTHERLIN — Sutherlin’s girls basketball team had to fight to keep its lead, but was able to hold on for a 57-51 win to open Far West League play Tuesday evening.
WINSTON — Douglas fended off a South Umpqua rally early in the fourth quarter, sinking eight free throws down the stretch to notch a 64-54 victory on Friday night in the Far West League boys basketball opener.
WINSTON — The South Umpqua girls basketball team made some big plays in crunch time and left the Douglas gym with a satisfying win on Friday night.
OAKLAND — The Glide boys basketball team couldn’t shake Bandon on Friday night, thanks to some 3-point shooting by the Tigers.
OAKLAND — The Oakland High girls basketball team shook off a shaky start and dropped No. 1 Kennedy from the ranks of the unbeaten on Friday night.
Roseburg led for more than 25 minutes in Tuesday’s nonconference girls basketball game against Ashland, but ultimately fell 41-37 at Stewart W. Robertson Memorial Gymnasium.
Roseburg High’s girls basketball season started with a 46-33 nonconference loss to Eagle Point on Wednesday at Robertson Memorial Gym despite a strong defensive effort by the Tribe.
Pacific won the Class 1A boys basketball state title — and the Skyline League crown — before graduating five seniors at the end of last season.
Greg Gibby hasn’t stepped on the floor or field in a Roseburg High uniform in his four years at the school, but the senior may have been the most influential member of both the football and boys basketball programs the school has had.
TRI CITY — Before Sydnie Johnson delivered the first serve of the match, Irrigon had the appearance of a team that would be scrappy, but unlikely to derail South Umpqua from its pursuit of a Class 3A playoff victory.