Who comes first, the Union or the students and teachers

By State Rep. Dennis RichardsonFor the Independent I cannot remain silent when surrogates for a teachers’ union encourage 100 Eagle Point High School (EPHS) students to break school rules, march off campus and stage a protest to “respect the teachers.” Such a stunt, implicitly intended to pressure the school district to accept the union’s final…

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…

EPHS Homecoming weekend

EPHS Homecoming game against Marshfield will be  Sept. 23  and the Homecoming Dance will be on Saturday the 24th. Rogue Federal Credit Union will be giving away free stadium seat covers at the homecoming game.  And the Senior Class hopes to have lanyards, cups and possibly other EPHS items to sell that night. All proceeds…

Buddy Floyd Freidel

Buddy Floyd Freidel, 73, of Eagle Point, died Mar. 21, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1938, in Kansas City, Kan., to Floyd and Myrtle Freidel. On May 5, 2005, he married Patricia Snyder in Central Point. Mr. Freidel graduated from Salinas Union High School in Salinas, Calif. He was active in…

EPHS Frosh. Football opens with 48-12 win

The EPHS Freshman football team opened the 2010 season in dominatingfashion, with a 48-12 win against the Klamath Union Pelicans. The Eagles opened up a 28-0 halftime lead and cruised the rest of the waybehind impressive performances on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball. Coach Shawn Grady’s team started fast, played hard…

Cool day at Union Creek

A cool spot to be this Saturday is Union Creek where you can enjoy a music festival  from 12:30- 8:30 p.m.  Groups include many of southern Oregon’s top recording artists with a variety of musical talents. Among those will be Mercy, featuring Lynda Morrison with Rand B and rock classic originals. Christine Duane will perform…

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…

Russell T. Schultz

Russell T. Schultz, 43, of Prospect, died Mar. 28, 2010. He had lived in Prospect since 1989. He was a graduate of Union County High School in Morganfield, Kentucky. Mr. Schultz is survived by his son, Nathan Schultz; his mother, Shirley Schultz; sisters, Karen Schultz and Tricia Schultz; and a brother, Daniel Schultz. He was…

Russell T. Schultz

Russell T. Schultz, 43, of Prospect, died Mar. 28, 2010. He had lived in Prospect since 1989. He was a graduate of Union County High School in Morganfield, Kentucky. Mr. Schultz is survived by his son, Nathan Schultz; his mother, Shirley Schultz; sisters, Karen Schultz and Tricia Schultz; and a brother, Daniel Schultz. He was…

DiG PiNK is a win for breast cancer

The Eagle Point Eagles split their two matches in the final week of the season. Needing to win the final two games of the season to make the state playoffs for the third straight year, the Eagles stumbled against the Crater Comets before beating Klamath Union High School. Tuesday night the Eagles hosted Crater in…

Soccer Boys Varsity

Soccer Boys VarsitySept. 4 Phoenix Jamboree @ US Cellular Field   8amSept. 8 @ St. Mary’s School                                  TBASept. 15@ Phoenix @ Harry & David Field        6pmSept. 19 @ Crook County Away                          1pmSept. 29 w/ North Valley @ EPHS Stadium        7pmOct. 1 w/ Henley High School                             4pmOct. 3 @ *Ashland HS                                        1pmOct. 6 w/ *Mazama High School                       …