Laina Holmgren broke a 5-5 tie in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday with a two-run home run as the Churchill Lancers went on to defeat The Dalles Wahtonka 7-6 in the first round of the OSAA softball playoffs.
Sheldon junior Haleigh Krause fired a final round one-under 71 to finish in third place five-shots back at the 6A State Golf Championships at Quail Valley in Banks. The Irish won the team title at +48, good for a 17-stroke win over West Linn with a second round state record 306.
KVAL Sports has coverage of the Southwest Conference boys tournament, the Midwestern League boys and girls tournaments and the Sky-Em boys tournament.
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Jessica Leafmeeker, Marika Hoskins, Joe Schindler and Erin Clark all signed letters of intent on Thursday at South Eugene, announcing where they will attend college next fall.
Sheldon senior Mike Ralston tossed a complete-game two-hit shutout as the Irish defeated the Marist Spartans 4-0 on Monday night.
Sheldon's Taylor Alie struck out seven and gave up just one hit to lead the Irish to a 1-0 win over Lincoln on Wednesday at PK Park.
He was a two-time 5A Pitcher of the Year and a State Champion at North Eugene High School, now Andrew Moore is part of a potent pitching staff for the second ranked Beavers. KVAL's Nick Krupke has more on the Highlander alum who is becoming a king of the hill in Corvallis.
Springfield's Mercedes Russell was named the 2012-13 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year and recognized as a McDonald's All-American during a super sized Wednesday.
Raw emotion poured out of the Willamette Wolverines with Saturday's 5A State Championship win over Midwestern League rival Springfield.
Victor Sanders had 22 points and five rebounds and Jefferson rallied from a five-point deficit at the start of the fourth-quarter to defeat Churchill 59-53 for the OSAA Class 5A boys championship at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday night.
The fundraiser for a local girls' softball league didn't feature candy bars or cookie dough sales; instead, it's raffled off an AR-15 rifle complete with a couple magazines for ammunition.
Willamette's Lexi Bando scored 23 points and the Wolverines brought a shocking end to the Mercedes Russell-era with a 48-41 upset of top-ranked Springfield in the Class 5A girls basketball championship game at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday.
When the football season ended last fall at North Marion High School, a math problem had football coach Doug Bilodeau stumped.
While Kaytianna McMillam’s teammates watched her stunning performances at the 40th Emerald Team Cup Gymnastics Challenge in awe, many found the competition to be a bitter sweet chapter in the team’s history.