Some days are diamonds. Some days are stones.
Four Brookings-Harbor High School teams - football, cross-country, and boys’ and girls’ soccer - made in to the state playoffs this fall.
Update posted on Nov. 12
On Saturday the Brookings-Harbor Boys Cross Country Team took to the hills and flatlands of Lane Community College near Eugene, the self proclaimed track capitol of the U.S.A., to test themselves against the best 3A runners the state has to offer.
It was a good ride. The 2019 Bruin Football Team came to the end of one of their more prolific seasons in recent memory when 4th state ranked Amity Warriors outdistanced the Curry County contingent 44-18 in the first round of the O.S.A.A. 3A State Playoffs Saturday afternoon in McMinneville.
Brookings-Harbor High School cross-country coach Terry Axel grabbed a towel and wiped the salty seawater from his face, while his young charges snickered.
Amity. If that name sounds familiar, the Bruins need only look as far back as last year - when Brookings was eliminated in the first round of the 3A state football playoffs, 6-52.
Update posted on Nov. 8
The Brookings-Harbor High School Lady Bruins faced a tough Blanchet Catholic team in the 1st round of the OSSA State Soccer playoffs.
The Brookings-Harbor boys’ team lives and breathes soccer, according to head coach Jess Beaman. “Even after practices, they want to do more,” he said. “They all want to play more and more soccer.”
The 3A Football Playoff Brackets have been released by the O.S.A.A. (Oregon Schools Athletic Association) over the weekend and #13 ranked Brookings-Harbor will take on #4 Amity in Amity at the high school there this Saturday, November 9th at 1 p.m. according to the O.S.A.A. football playoff …
The Hidden Valley Mustangs under Head Football Coach, James Powers, proved to be the real deal and worthy of their #1 state ranking by dismissing the visiting Bruins 49-12 and running amok scoring 7 unanswered touchdowns before retiring their starters mid way through the third frame. After s…
As the fall sports season winds down, the focus shifts from regular-season action to post-season play. Those schools whose athletic teams are still playing after this week are among Oregon's cream of the crop.
Sometimes, you can’t deny that King Kong is in the room.
Cascade Christian High School of Medford reminded the state once again why the Challengers were the 2018 3A State Champions by unleashing a hellish mix of speed and size domination that resulted in Brookings dropping their second straight football game 49-0 at Bankus Field on 'Senior Night'.…
When the Brookings-Harbor High School football team hosts the Cascade Christian Challengers this Friday, there’s a lot on the line.
The St. Marys Crusaders of Medford controlled both sides of the line defensively and offensively to post a relatively close 14-3 win and hand the Brookings-Harbor Bruin football team their first loss of the season on a rainy evening in front of an appreciative homecoming crowd.
"It will take us playing a solid four quarters of football to beat them.” So says Brookings-Harbor High School football coach Shaun Bavaro about the St. Mary’s Crusaders.
The Brookings-Harbor Bruins prevailed against a determined Douglas football team to remain undefeated at 6-0 after fending off a ferocious first half Trojan ground game that had the Bruins back on their heels after a scoreless first quarter. Dueling TD's in the second frame had BHHS up by on…
Blue and gold will be on display in a big way this Friday as the Brookings-Harbor High School football team returns home to Elmer Bankus Field after two road-game victories.
Undefeated at 5-0, the Brookings-Harbor Bruins football team came away with a convincing 35-14 first league win over 3A Special District-South bunk mate South Umpqua.
The 2019 Brookings-Harbor High School football team remains on a roll.
The Brookings-Harbor Bruins football team continued their winning ways by handing their hosts, the Lakeview Honkers, a 38-15 beat down to remain undefeated (4-0) going into regular season play next Friday at South Umpqua.
Just a quick reminder to Bruin Football fans that the game this week at Lakeview is scheduled for tomorrow(Saturday 9/28) at 1 pm.
The Bruins, at 3-0, are off to one of their best starts in recent years after handily beating Rogue River 42-18 last week.
The Brookings-Harbor High School volleyball team won a close match against Del Norte High School’s team Sept. 17 in Crescent City.
In a game where the score doesn't tell the whole story, the Brookings-Harbor Bruins footballers pulled away from a slim 14-12 lead with a minute left in the 3rd quarter to explode on the Rogue River Chieftains in the final stanza, hanging 4 TD's on the visitors to put the game away and remai…
The Brookings-Harbor Bruin football team is on a roll.
The Brookings-Harbor Bruin Football Team notched it's second win of the season by defeating the Bandon Tigers at the Cranberry Bowl in Bandon 28-14 in front of a capacity crowd.
Coming off a dominating 54-6 win over Gold Beach at home last Friday, the Brookings-Harbor High School football team boards the bus at week’s end to see if it can keep its momentum going in Bandon.
Coach Terry Axel and the Brookings-Harbor High School cross-country team kicked off their 2019 season at the “Ultimook” Cross-Country Race on Sep. 7 in Tillamook.
Seventy-eight riders from all over Oregon and northern California gathered at Buffington Park in Gold Beach for the 10th annual Bike the Rogue event on Saturday, Sept. 7. Riders could choose from one of four scenic routes offered in the cycling event.
The Brookings-Harbor Bruins got their game going early and firing on all cylinders Friday evening to open up their preseason quest with a victory by handling the visiting Gold Beach Panthers on both sides of the ball 54-6. BHHS Head Football Coach, Shaun Bavaro, was pleased with his teams ef…
Gold Beach High School football coach Kevin Swift sums up his team’s current status this way: “We’re two to five months behind schedule.”
Curry County fans will get their first look at this area’s two premier prep football programs Friday at 7 p.m. when the 3A Brookings-Harbor Bruins host the 2A Gold Beach Panthers in preseason play at Elmer Bankus Field.
Brookings-Harbor High School head football coach Shaun Bavaro is decidedly upbeat about the Bruin varsity’s prospects this year.
The Brookings-Harbor High School Boys Soccer season is under way with an air of optimism.
Gold Beach High School’s head football coach was in a good mood Thursday.
After a two-year hiatus, Crissy Cooper, owner and director of West Coast Adventures, is reviving an ocean salmon fishing derby that began in 2003.
Elmer Bankus Field has been busy, of late.
More than a hundred youngsters from Crescent City, Brookings and Gold Beach took to Elmer Bankus Field at Brookings-Harbor High School over the past several days to participate in National Football League’s (NFL) sanctioned flag football scrimmages.
It has been a good week for sport fishermen on both sides of the California-Oregon border as the tuna have moved in about as close to shore as they ever come, lots of California halibut have been biting on the beaches, and bottomfish has remained consistent as usual.
There are lots of options for anglers on the ocean on the Wild Rivers Coast.
Fishing has slowed some this week on the Wild Rivers Coast. Although the week closed with some rough weather that limited ocean anglers, the Pacific halibut bite seemed to slow down even before things got bumpy. There have been a few salmon caught on both sides of the border this week, however.
After 58 years of cowboys and cowgirls strutting their stuff, the Orick Rodeo hasn’t lost a step, although this year’s event did feature a few bumps and bruises.
Three-time reigning Cal-Ore River Racers defending champion Roger Sanderson, in his hydroplane boat #B200, returned to Gold Beach July 7 and did what he does best:
Those interested in participating in the 2019 Rogue River Triathlon are invited to training sessions on July 13, 20 and 27 at the Agness RV Park entrance.
It’s been at least five straight months of baseball for players on the Brookings club team, but the Bruins are still going strong with less than a week left in the season.
The holiday week has provided lots of good fishing for anglers up and down the Wild Rivers Coast. Good weather has provided calm seas that have allowed anglers to get on the ocean out of Crescent City, Brookings, and even Gold Beach.
Cameron Kirkland of Grants Pass, Oregon in the ‘Sunworks’ #68 hydroplane raced his way back into the winner’s circle for the first time since August 2017 by winning the Rogue River ‘Rooster Crow River Chase’ race Sunday on the Rogue River.
The 5th annual Rogue River Triathlon in Agness, Oregon - a unique little community fundraiser to promote health and wellness is growing in popularity with participants as well as organizations in the Health and Wellness industry. Each year the Curry Health Network generously sponsors us an…