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…

Large Early Deficit Sinks Lady Hoops

Large Early Deficit Sinks Lady Hoops By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   For the Lady Eagles, it was more of the same. And it isn’t getting any better.

Boys Take Down Winless North Eugene

Boys Take Down Winless North Eugene By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   In the tough Midwestern League, one needs to take advantage of any soft spots in the schedule. That’s exactly what the Eagle Boys did Friday night in a 71-53 win against North Eugene.  

Avian Cholera

State and federal wildlife managers are investigating a possible outbreak of avian cholera in ducks after members of the public reported several hundred dead ducks at  wetlands on private land in the Stanfield and Milton-Freewater areas over the weekend.      

#2 Springfield too much for Eagle Boys

#2 Springfield too much for Eagle Boys By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   The Eagle Boys saw the best that the Midwestern League had to offer. And while they ponied up a noble effort, Springfield proved to be too much in a 71-53 win Tuesday, a game much closer than the final score indicated.

Lady Eagles Remain Winless with Loss to Churchill

Lady Eagles Remain Winless with Loss to Churchill   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   In a scene becoming all too familiar, the Lady Eagles suffered their fifteenth consecutive loss, 66-27 at the hands of Churchill on Friday night at the Main Gym. With the chances of the season’s first win dwindling, the Eagles…

Lady Eagles Fall to Crater

Lady Eagles Fall to Crater   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   The Lady Eagles search for their first win will continue after Tuesday’s 57-33 loss to rival Crater inside the Main Gym. Now 0-10 on the season, few opportunities remain with the beginning of Midwestern League play.  

Boys Hoops Take Down Crater

Boys Hoops Take Down Crater   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Midwestern League play started with a bang for the Boys hoops squad with a 67-59 tension-filled win against Crater on Tuesday inside the Main Gym.