In Oregon March Madness is all about with women with University of Oregon and Oregon State University women’s basketball teams both still in the running. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom tells us what to expect from the Lady Ducks and Lady Beavers.
The Summit High School Storm went on the road for their play-in game on Wednesday night and upset Parkrose 55-54 to advance to the First Round of the OSAA 5A Basketball Playoffs on Saturday.
With the Storm’s victory, there will be three IMC teams in the 5A Boys Playoffs – Summit, Bend and Mountain View High School
The Bend Senior High boys beat St. Helen’s 65-42 in a home play-in game on Wednesday night.
A slow start for both teams ended with an 11-10 deficit for Bend at he end of the first quarter, but the Lava Bears used a 20-8 second quarter to take a 30-19 halftime lead, and they never looked back.
Justin Kerr had 20 points including four 3-pointers, and Brian Warriner has 18 points to lead the Lava Bears.
Bend advances to the first round of the OSAA 5A basketball playoffs on Saturday.
In Girls Basketball news the matchups were set for 5A Girls Basketball Playoffs.
Oregon School Activities Association has released the matchups for the First Round of the 5A Girls Basketball Playoffs on Friday.
The Bend Lava Bears will host Lebanon, while the Ridgeview High School (Redmond, Oregon) Ravens will go on the road to play at Springfield.
Both games tip-off at 6pm.
13-year-old Redmond boxer Kevin Ochoa-Limbeck had lost close decisions in the finals of the last two silver gloves championships, but the third time was the charm.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom shows us how the Redmond boxer won a national title in Missouri over the weekend.
Kevin got a welcome home celebration fit for a champion on Sunday afternoon. 75 friends, family, and fans showed up at Redmond airport to congratulate Kevin on his national title when he arrived back home from Missouri. Kevin says he hopes to fight for the U.S Olympic boxing team in the future.
13-Year-Old Redmond Boxer Fights for National Championship This Week
From Olympic decathletes to BMX World Champions, there must be something in the water in Central Oregon. Our region produces a lot of world class athletes, and the sport of boxing is no exception.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom reports from Independence, Missouri where a 13 year old boxer from Redmond named Kevin Ochoa-Limbeck is vying for a national title this week at the Silver Gloves Championships.
Tune into Central Oregon Daily for live updates on Kevin’s fights from Independence, Missouri on Thursday and Friday night at 6pm on KOHD-ABC and 7pm on KBNZ-CBS and throughout the weekend on the Central Oregon Daily Facebook and Twitter pages.
Central Oregon Daily Takes You to Downtown Minneapolis
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom takes us to the Super Bowl Live Experience in Downtown Minneapolis. We also take you behind the scenes at Super Bowl Opening Day where Eric got to chat with Mountain View High School alumni Jacob and Cody Hollister. He also caught up with former University of Oregon player Patrick Chung and our reporter Allison gets a rave review from New England Patriots defensive tackle Alan Branch.
The Oakland Raiders announce that former head coach and current sports analyst Job Gruden will be the team’s new head coach.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom caught up with one of the many die-hard Raiders fans who live in Bend, to get his take on the hiring of Gruden.
Mt. Bachelor is getting hit hard with snow, just in time for spring skiing/riding. Check out the mountain conditions and predictions. Who wants to play hooky?
The Bank of the Cascades Center and Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center will feature the new Cowboy Fast Draw at the 2016 Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show today through Sunday. Come get your free lesson and get trigger happy. For more information go to The Sportsmen’s Show.
MBSEF freeskier athletes, Dominic and Sebastian Bowler (brothers), qualified for the USASA National Championships this weekend at Mt. Bachelor. Entry is based on a cumulation of points throughout the season and overall rankings. These two brothers are nationally ranked and hope to go far at Nationals which will be held at Copper Mountain, Colorado, in April. Keep a look out for these two, there may be gold medals in their future. For more information on MBSEF program go to: www.mbsef.org. For more information on the USASA National Championships go to: www.usasa.org
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