Chad Smith gets his shot at turning around the Roseburg High School girls basketball program.
The first player in Dave Stricklin’s 2020 women’s basketball recruiting class at Umpqua Community College is a familiar face around central Douglas County.
The South Umpqua High School girls basketball team and Reedsport baseball squad were both recipients of the Les Schwab Tires Team of the Month for April in Oregon.
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.
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.
NORTH BEND — That was a classic, when grading the entertainment and competitive value of this game.
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.
Junior guard Jadyn Vermillion of Sutherlin was selected the Far West League girls basketball Most Valuable Player in voting done by the coaches.
SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin Bulldogs were among the top Class 3A girls basketball teams during the regular season.
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.
After giving up 11 points to Powder Valley in the first quarter, North Douglas clamped down on defense.
MEDFORD — The Roseburg girls basketball team ended its season on Friday night with a 47-40 loss to North Medford in a Southwest Conference game.
SUTHERLIN — The Bulldogs weren’t impressed with their performance in Friday’s Class 3A playoff game following a two-week layoff.
ELKTON — The No. 10-ranked Elkton girls jumped on Eddyville Charter from the opening seconds, racing to a 45-6 halftime lead in a 61-28 victory in the first round of the Class 1A basketball playoffs Tuesday night at Grimsrud Gym.
PAISLEY — Days Creek shook off its road fatigue, rallying from a two-point halftime deficit to bury host Paisley 42-26 in the first round of the Class 1A girls basketball playoffs Tuesday night.
The Roseburg High School girls basketball team brought the effort it needed to upset Grants Pass on senior night.
SUTHERLIN — Senior guard Nicki Derrick scored 11 of her game-high 21 points in the third quarter and North Douglas handed Elkton a 49-41 loss in the championship game of the Skyline League Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday at Sutherlin High School.
SUTHERLIN — The Days Creek girls basketball team clinched a Class 1A playoff berth Saturday afternoon, outlasting Pacific/Powers 48-44 in the consolation game of the Skyline League Tournament at the Dog Pound.
The hardest part of struggling through a season in any team sport is making sure the athletes stay engaged, imploring them not to quit.
HALSEY — Playing their third road game in four days, the Oakland Oakers weren't quite up to the challenge against the Central Linn Cobras on Friday.
SUTHERLIN — It wasn't North Douglas' best game, but the Warriors were good enough against Days Creek on Friday night.
SUTHERLIN — Senior guard Kieryn Carnes scored 16 points and dished out six assists and the Elkton girls basketball team clinched a berth in the Class 1A playoffs with a 48-32 victory over Pacific/Powers on Friday in the Skyline League Tournament at Sutherlin High School.
GRANTS PASS — A 13-2 fourth-quarter run got the job done for the Days Creek Wolves, who beat New Hope Christian 41-24 in a Skyline League girls basketball playoff game Wednesday night to advance to the league tournament.