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…

Eagle Point girls had a tough time of the 3-day Phoenix Invitational

Eagle Point’s varsity girls basketball team participated in the Phoenix Invitational Tournament  Dec. 15 through  Dec. 17. This three-day competition was a learning experience for the Eagles. Accompanied by some members of the JV team, Eagle Point faced off, and lost, against the Phoenix High School Pirates (15 – 42), the Sisters High School Outlaws…

EP blasts No. Eugene 44-21

Eagle Point’s varsity football team claimed a decisive victory over the Highlanders from North Eugene High School on Thursday, Oct. 13th. After regulation time, the final score was 44-21, Eagles. For the entire first half, the ball moved in one direction— where ever the Eagles wanted it to go. At the end of the second…

Predictions become reality

By Sen. Doug Whitsett (Distr. 28)For the Independent In a June 23rd e-newsletter I wrote “State income from taxes has been steadily declining for more than three years. The state economist has predicted a dramatic reversal of that three-year trend in state revenue. He now assumes that the state’s income will cease its freefall and…

Refusal to honor Guard contracts needs investigation

The Oregon congressional delegation has asked the Inspector General of the National Guard Bureau to investigate the Guard’s refusal to honor bonus contracts signed by members of the Oregon National Guard. Six members of the Oregon National Guard have contacted Oregon’s congressional offices seeking help after the Guard failed to honor the second half of…

Panthers 8th grade girls 2-1

The eighth grade girls varsity basketball team opened their regular season with a resounding loss to visiting St. Mary’s. The Panthers started well jumping out to a 6-2 lead only to see the wheels come off as they scored only 2 points the rest of the game in the 33-8 loss. The eighth grade Panthers…

Scholarship Dessert donations best in 3 years

Despite the economic hard time or perhaps because of it, those attending the 24th annual Scholarship Dessert gave more financial support this year than in the two previous years. In fact, this year’s donations were nearly $1,000 more than last year. Donations amounted to $6,520 this year. Last year the figure was $5,680 and in…

Beekman Ridge Archery offers new experience

{gallery}/06_29_10/beekman{/gallery} Beekman Ridge Archery offers a 3D range with over 40 targets. Featuring blinds, tree stands, and water shots. While you roam along the mile and a half of natural setting trails you will encounter elk, deer, bear, mountain goats and maybe even Bigfoot. All targets have three different shot lengths, one each for compound…

1st SSC win for EP is against Crater

The Eagle Point boys varsity basketball team hosted the Crater Comets on Tuesday Jan. 12 in a key Southern Sky Conference game. The Eagles prevailed in grand fashion with a 63-39 win. This was the Eagles first conference win of the season. More importantly this was Eagle Point’s first SSC win since the league’s inception…

Shady Cove Wolverines finish the season 5-0

The Shady Cove Wolverine football team hosted the Sacred Heart Knights on Wednesday October 21. The game started out as a defensive battle with Shady Cove reaching the endzone only twice in the first half.  The second half of the game Brock Wilson and Bryson Baker scored multiple touchdowns with determined running, refusing to be…

Eagles defeat KU in soccer

Klamath Union got on the board first by an own goal by the Eagle Point defense. The Eagle’s came back with a Cassi Boykin goal towards the beginning of the second half and then clinched the win by an Erica Rasor goal with 10 minutes left in the game. Eagle’s are now 1-2 in conference…