Offense Dries up in Lady Eagles Loss to Crater

Offense Dries up in Lady Eagles Loss to Crater   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   It all started so well.  

ady Eagles Rally Late for Come-From-Behind Win

Lady Eagles Rally Late for Come-From-Behind Win   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Sometimes, it comes from where you don’t expect it. On a team where upperclassmen gain most of the minutes, sophomore Andrea Flores came through with several key plays in a 46-42 come-from-behind home win against league opponent North Eugene on…

Butte Falls Wrestling

  Butte Falls High School Senior Billie Tucker defeated his Central Linn opponent 16-0 in the 220 lb. Finals of the 2A/1A District Wrestling Tournament held in Glendale on Sat. Feb. 3.  This is the 2nd year in a row that Billie has been District Champion.  Being District Champion qualifies Billie for the State Championships…

#2 Crater Pounds Eagle Boys

#2 Crater Pounds Eagle Boys   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   I once asked the paper’s editor how long any particular game article should be. He responded, ‘just tell the story’. Ok. Here it goes: Crater 85 Eagle Point 46.    

Youth wrestling

Bantam 45 Jonathan Pool’s place is 3rd and has scored 15.00 team points. Champ. Round 1 – Asher Jex (Jr Comet Wrestling Club) won by decision over Jonathan Pool (Eagle Point Youth Wrestling Cl) (Dec 5-0) Cons. Round 2 – Jonathan Pool (Eagle Point Youth Wrestling Cl) won by fall over Brayden Fontes (Mustang Wrestling…

Crater @ Eagle Point on 02/01/2018.

Crater @ Eagle Point on 02/01/2018.    

Churchill’s Height, Youth Take Down Eagles

Churchill’s Height, Youth Take Down Eagles   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Two things you can’t coach – youth and height. The Churchill Lancers had plenty of both as they routed the Eagle Boys 79-46 in a Midwestern League matchup at the Main Gym Friday night.  

Late Three Pointer Pushes Eagle Boys Past Ashland

Late Three Pointer Pushes Eagle Boys Past Ashland   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Zakk Scott’s late fourth quarter three-pointer propelled the Eagles to a 51-45 Midwestern League win against rival Ashland on Tuesday at the Main Gym. Scott, whose cousin Levi ‘s dribble drove through the entire Grizzly defense before making the…

EPgirls BB

Frontcourt Dominates in Lady Hoops Win   By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   The low post combination of Carlene Hart and Ashli Meerten combined for 37 points as the Lady Eagles notched their third consecutive win, 58-43 against rival Ashland Wednesday night inside the Main Gym. Upon establishing their front court dominance, the Eagles…

Butte Falls wrestlers at didstict meet

Butte Falls Wrestlers excel at 2A/1A Pre-District Billie Tucker had 3 Falls on his way to winning the Pre-District 220 lb. championship at Culver High School on Thursday, Jan. 25.  He defeated 2 state ranked opponents. Freshman Wyatt Ulrey placed 2nd.  He had 2 Falls and his one loss was to the number 3 state…

Nasty Third Quarter Stumps Eagle Boys

Nasty Third Quarter Stumps Eagle Boys By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   If only the third quarter didn’t count.