Eagles had a taste of state competition last weekend

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In Bryan Wood’s first year as head coach at EPHS, the Fighting Eagles basketball team went to the state playoffs for the first time in over three decades. But, coach Wood did not claim responsibility for his team’s success this season. “Our kids deserve a lot of credit. We came a long ways in six…

EPHS basketball in state tourney, Mar. 8

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The Oregon State basketball playoffs are down to the final eight teams in the 5A division. With their latest victory on their home court, over the West Albany Bulldogs, Eagle Point’s varsity basketball team has earned their place in the brackets. The Eagles beat the Bulldogs by a score of 66 – 56. “Earned” is…

Eagles are at home in playoff Saturday, Mar. 3

Garrett Snow, EPHS|Garrett Snow goes up for the jump shot in the playoff game against Crescent Valley.

The Eagles varsity basketball team has entered the post-season with a victory over the Crescent Valley Raiders on Saturday, Feb. 25th. The final score was 65 – 48. This was the play-in game to determine who goes to the playoffs and who gets eliminated from competition. Naturally, both teams played at a high level of…

Eagles continue to win, defeat Ashland Grizzlies

Eagle Point’s varsity boys basketball team claimed their fifth straight win in two weeks by defeating rival Ashland High School on Tuesday, Jan. 31st. The final score showed a sixteen point spread at 70 – 54. But, Eagles head coach Bryan Wood seemed unconcerned with the Eagle Point/Ashland rivalry. “Any win feels good when your…

Lady Eagles suffer from thin roster after recent wins

Even coming off their two recent victories over North Valley and Hidden Valley high schools, the Eagle Point varsity girls basketball team still could not keep up against the Grizzlies from Ashland High School. On Tuesday, Jan. 31st the Lady Eagles lost to the Grizzlies by a score of 30 – 51. “We’re just thin…

Eagle Continue winning ways

The Eagle Point varsity boys basketball team spent the early minutes of their recent game against Crater High School behind in the score, and were still down by one point at the end of the first quarter. But it did not take long for the Eagles to recover and gain a steadily increasing lead. On…

Eagle Continue winning ways

The Eagle Point varsity boys basketball team spent the early minutes of their recent game against Crater High School behind in the score, and were still down by one point at the end of the first quarter. But it did not take long for the Eagles to recover and gain a steadily increasing lead. On…

EP wrestlers dominate dual

Because Ashland High School does not have a full wrestling team, Eagle Point hosted them along with South Medford High School in two dual meets on Wednesday, Jan. 11. The varsity Eagles wrestled their way to victory in both meets, with final team scores of 72 – 3 against Ashland, and 61 – 12 against…

Eagle wrestlers 2nd in State 5A

“Just a bunch of hard-nosed kids,” was how Eagle Point’s head coach Kacey McNulty referred to his wrestling team on Wednesday, Jan. 4 after their dual meet at home against Grants Pass High School. With five wins by a fall, one by major decision and one by injury default, the Eagles claimed victory in seven…

Eagle Point Out-Hustles Klamath Union

On Saturday, Jan. 7, the Eagles varsity boys basketball team spent most of their game trailing behind Klamath Union on the scoreboard. That was until halfway through the fourth quarter, when Cesar Chavez pulled down a defensive rebound and fed Jonathan Bolston who sunk a layup and one foul shot to put the Eagles ahead…

Lady Eagles Gaining Experience This Season

The Lady Eagles varsity basketball team also played against the Pelicans from Klamath Union High School at the EPHS home court on Saturday, Jan. 7th. Although the Lady Eagles could not capture a win this time, the season still has opportunities for achievement. The final score was 19 – 36 for Klamath Union. Eagle Point’s…