D9 intramural plans coming together

Intramural sports was one of several topics at last week’s District 9 work session.  There will be four, five week sessions. Fall will include soccer and volleyball, winter will be basketball and spring will be track and field. At the end of the five week session they anticipate some type of district meet. Athletic Director…

D9 looks at athletic-activity budget

The third District 9 workshop dealing with departmental budgeting was on athletics and activities.Charts for athletics and activities for 2009-10 actual costs and 2010-11 budget in revenues and expenditures were presented. They included  middle school athletics, high school athletics and activities, participation in middle and high school athletics and high school activities as well as…

Cowden resigns as baseball coach

Eagle Point Varsity Baseball Coach Rob Cowden has resigned as the coach. Cowden has been head coach for five years. “He has been a real role model for kids,” said Athletic Director Brian Winter. “His children are growing and he wants to be able to spend more time with them,” said Winter. Winter said it…

New possibility for D9 elementary, more budget cuts expected

The 9% cut across the board demanded by Gov. Kulongoski last week to balance the state budget will mean a $1.7 million cut in the proposed 2010-11 budget for School District 9.  This requires action on the part of the school district to revise the budget prior to the state deadline of June 30. At…

Distr 9 sets athletic/activity academic requirements & fees

A draft of a 64-page School District 9 Secondary Coaches Handbook for D9 middle schools and high school was distributed to board members at the June 9 work session. Athletic Director Brian Winter highlighted a number of changes. The handbook is a result of work done earlier ths school year by Bruce Howell, who had…