Two are tops at middle school track, two records set

Eighth graders Hope Cruz and Kyle Hale placed first at the 13 team Southern Oregon Middle School Athletic Conference district track meet. Cruz put the shot 32’5″ and has been undefeated in the shot the entire school year. Hale put the shot 41’3/4″ and has been undefeated for the past two years. His best put…

Eagles track sweeps Ashland 92-40 & 76-55

By Coach Mike JohnstonWednesday May 4 was the most beautiful day of the spring andthe Eagle Track Team took full advantage of the great conditions.While visiting Ashland  the boys defeated Ashland 91-40 and the Girls defeated Ashland 76-55. Tyrone Holmes achieved four firsts including a personal record in the shot put (51’6.75”). That effort is…

EPHS track posts outstanding individual scores

By Coach Mike Johnston Tuesday, April 12, the Eagles faced their second 6A opponent in a row as the Roseburg Indians visited EPHS.  The Eagles came out on the bottom of the team scores but had some outstanding individual performances. Tyler Van Dyke continued his steady progress in the distance races by winning the 1500(4:18.6)…

EPHS track participates in “Lend a Hand Day”

{gallery}/04_12_11/track{/gallery} By Track Coach Mike JohnstonThe Eagle Point Track Team in conjunction with the Eagle Point Senior Center successfully completed the second annual “Lend a Hand Day”.  EPHS track team members pledged work hours to help out local senior citizens.  Local seniors filled out work request forms at the senior center.  Senior Center president Jerry…

Eagles split track with South Medford

By Coach Mike Johnstonfor the IndependentThe EPHS Track Team took advantage of a break in the weather to get the 2011 season off to a good start.  The Wednesday, March 16 meet was an earlier opener than normal.  The Eagles have a lot of new competitors within it’s approximately  one hundred member squad, so there…

Shady Cove Middle School has three state track champs

Three Shady Cove School athletes participated in the Oregon State Middle School Track and Field Championships on June 5 at LaPine. Eighth-graders Bryson Baker and Sherman Hammond and sixth-grader Michael Hammond competed in 100-meter run, high jump, discus and javelin. They competed with youth from over 30 schools from the entire state. Sherman threw the…

Eagle Tracksters Sweep at Ashland

The Eagle Point Track Team finished off a very successful dual meet season with a trip to Ashland HS on Tuesday May 11.  The girls defeated the Ashland 74-60 to finish with an unblemished mark of 5-0 in duals.  The boys put together their strongest effort of the season besting Ashland 103-42.  The boys finished…

Boys swep, girls undefeated; Eagles win double duel

By Coach Mike JohnstonReminiscent of the Molly Hatchet song, “Flirtin’ With Disaster,”  Tuesday’s track meet was fortunate in missing the worst of the day’s weather.    The meet was scored as a double dual between the Eagles, Klamath Union, and Cascade Christian.  The Eagle boys swept- EP 76  KU 69;  EP 87  CC 56.  Those performances…

EPHS Track and field off to a good start

The temperatures were cool, but the rain and snow held off and the EPHS Track and Field team opened their season Saturday April 3rd at the Medford Rotary Relays.  Thirteen teams from southern Oregon participated in the special meet, where almost all events were relays.  Led by Corrie Culpeper the girls took 1st in the…

Lenz is 2nd at Nationals

{gallery}08_11_09/lenz/{/gallery}Well known race car driver Scott Lenz competed in the NW Modified Nationals at Grays Harbor, Washington on July 30-31. He was one of several southern Oregon contenders participating at the Grays Harbor Raceway. In the 40-lap feature on Saturday night, Lenz was leading with four laps to go in the Ship Wreck Beads NW…

EPHS track at Cascade Christian

Eagle Point competed in the Cascade Christian Invitational on Sept. 23. The meet was held in Jacksonville on a very challenging, steep hilly course. Weather conditions were excellent. Eagle Point boys made a good showing. Senior Peter Bilden led the Eagles with a sixth place finish in a time of 20:00. Junior Joey Logan finished…