McGINNIS FLIES TO ‘BOATNIK’ WIN ON THE ROGUE RIVER

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Gold Beach’s Ryan McGinnis jumped in his brother’s boat for the first time this season and went on to win the 56th annual ‘Boatnik’ Tom Rice Memorial Whitewater hydroplane race Monday in Grants Pass, Oregon on the Rogue River. McGinnis clears ‘Park Riffle’ in picture below enroute to the Boatnik win.     McGinnis gunning… Read More…

SAY HEY KID, WILLY GOES YARD TO WIN IT FOR LAVA BEARS

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Bend’s Elliot Willy smacked a 2-run ‘walk-off’ home run in the bottom of the 7th inning leading the #8 Bend Lava Bears (18-9) to a come from behind 6-5 win over La Salle (13-12) of Portland in a ‘Play-In’ game. With the win, Bend is now in the OSAA US Bank/Les Schwab Tires State Championship… Read More…

DAN O’BRIEN RETURNS TO TRACK TOWN WHERE LEGENDS ARE BORN

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One of Oregon’s all-time best athletes and Olympic Gold medal Champion, and former world record-holder Dan O’Brien has returned to Oregon for the weekend to be a guest analyst for the OSAA State Track & Field Championships. Watch the Championships LIVE by clicking on to the above link. O’Brien grew up in Klamath Falls and… Read More…

Best of Byrd:ON HEELS OF NFL DRAFT, LILLY & WILCOX OREGON’S BEST OF CLASS

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It’s arguable that there are other football players drafted from the State of Oregon who have become big names, and became great NFL pros and Champions. But, there may not be two guys who have better resumes then Bob Lilly and Dave Wilcox. Lilly played high school ball in Pendleton, and Wilcox in Vale, and… Read More…

RIDGEVIEW UPSETS #3 SUMMIT TO HAND STORM ONLY 2ND LOSS

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The Ridgeview Ravens may be the hard-luck team of the year in Class 5A play, and in the IMC-Intermountain Conference. Ridgeview has been in most games, and for one reason, or another, has found themselves 1-7/4-14 at the mid-way point of League play gasping for life to capture the third and final IMC playoff spot…. Read More…