Ducks and Beavers head to Vegas for Pac-12 tourney

Dante leads Ducks over Stanford, Pac-12 tourney nextEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — N’Faly Dante had 15 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks, including a pair late to help Oregon hold off Stanford 73-68 in a regular-season finale on Saturday.Dante collected his ninth double-double this season and the Ducks (18-13, 12-8) won[Read More…]

I.V. boys wrestling team repeats as district champs

Dusty Fiske – IVN contributing writer Coach Jesse Clark and the Illinois Valley High School wrestlers repeated as district champions Feb. 11, scoring a new district record of 354 points. They broke the record they set last year by over 60 points.“I am just so proud of this team,” said[Read More…]

IVHS girl wrestlers finish district, boys next

Dusty Fiske – IVN contributing writer The Illinois Valley High School girls wrestling team went to their first district tournament in Cottage Grove last weekend. They finished 32nd of 48 teams but have four of their five wrestlers back next year. The only senior, Sarah White, finished her career winning[Read More…]

Wrestling teams finish strong

Dusty FiskeIVN contributing writer The Illinois Valley High School boys and girls wrestling teams finished their regular season with impressive wins!Wednesday night in the Cougar gym, with a large and loud crowd, the boys finished their dual season with a 58-18 win over Hidden Valley. The boys put together 9[Read More…]

Cougars basketball on guard against the Irish

Illinois Valley High School basketball teams faced off against the Waldport Irish Jan. 21. Although the varsity girls team suffered a hefty loss, both the junior varsity and varsity boys teams sent Waldport packing.Things were looking dire for the JV boys during the first half of their game, with the[Read More…]

I.V. wrestlers gearing up for State

Dusty Fiske – IVN Contributing Writer The Illinois Valley High School boys wrestling team improved their dual record to 10-1 last Wednesday with a 72-6 victory over Phoenix that included 10 forfeits. Talen Shaffer pinned his opponent in 4:46 to improve his record to 17-12.Ryon Martinho pinned his opponent in[Read More…]