Eagles Win Season Opener

Eagles Win Season Opener By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent Coming off the program’s best season in 16 years, the Eagles baseball squad carried that momentum into 2017 with a season-opening 10-6 win against Mazama on Tuesday at The Yard.

Eagles Hardball Crushes Grants Pass

Eagles Hardball Crushes Grants Pass By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   These guys can hit. For the second straight game, the Eagles put up double figures on the scoreboard with a 17-3 thrashing over the 6A Caveman in a nonleague contest Thursday in Grants Pass.        

First Butte Falls Wrestlers to Qualify for Middle School State

First Butte Falls Wrestlers to Qualify for Middle School State   Butte Falls wrestlers Ben Worman, Jimmy Jordahl and Wyatt Carlton wrestled at the Middle School State Qualifier at Crater High School on Saturday, March 4th.  

Butte Falls’ Billie Tucker Competes At Wrestling State

Butte Falls’ Billie Tucker Competes At Wrestling State   Junior Billie Tucker ended his 2016-17 wrestling season in a 5th place tie at the 2A/1A State Tournament at Portland Memorial Coliseum on February 24th and 25th.  

Boys Thumped by Churchill on Senior Night

Boys Thumped by Churchill on Senior Night By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent Prior to Friday night’s game, nine senior players along with the team manager were honored for their time and dedication to the basketball program. Unfortunately for them and the rest of the Eagles, that’s as good as it got. Churchill stunned the…

Seniors Get Big Minutes in Girls 44-23 Loss

Seniors Get Big Minutes in Girls 44-23 Loss By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   With the Lady Eagles largely focused on the future, playing time for the Seniors became scarce, as most minutes had gone to underclassmen.

Boys Drop OT Thriller to Thurston

Boys Drop OT Thriller to Thurston By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Despite erasing an eight-point fourth quarter deficit, the Eagle boys couldn’t keep their momentum over the final four minutes in an 82-76 overtime loss to Thurston.  

Ladies Fall to League Best Marist

Ladies Fall to League Best Marist By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   A strong early showing by the Lady Eagles crumbled in the second half in what became a 77-34 defeat against the Marist Spartans Friday night. On a special night to raise funds for the American Heart Association, namely for teammates Katelyn and…

Boys Hang on Against Marist

Boys Hang on Against Marist By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   A pair of free throws by Levi Scott with 13.7 seconds remaining held off a late surge by the Marist Spartans in the Eagles 64-61 win inside the New Gym Friday night.  

Butte Falls wrestling

The Butte Falls/Prospect Invitational Wrestling Meet took place at 5:30pm on Feb.1st 2017 at the Butte Falls High School Gym.  Teams attending were Butte Falls/Prospect, Bonanza, Chiloquin, Gilchrist and North Lake. The Butte Falls/Prospect wrestlers had a successful night.  Sophomore Jonathan Gagnon (145) was 2-0 with pins against Bonanza and North Lake.  Freshman Ryan Cicero…

OHA Rogue Valley Chapter to hold 33rd annual banquet on March 4

OHA Rogue Valley Chapter to hold 33rd annual banquet on March 4   Proceeds Fund Local Wildlife Conservation and Youth Education Projects               The Rogue Valley Chapter of the Oregon Hunters Association will host its 33rd annual fundraiser banquet March 4 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, where guests will be served dinner…