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FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER: Some teams start conference play despite return of smoky skies

Churchill Lancers wide receiver Lucas Schwin (#11) outruns Ashland Grizzlies defensive back Ben Feinberg (#4) to score a touchdown. The Churchill Lancers defeated the Ashland Grizzlies 58 – 14 at home Friday night. Photo by Dan Morrison, Oregon News Lab

LANE COUNTY, Ore. - The return of smoky conditions wreaked havoc on the high school football schedule, causing the OSAA and coaches alike to scramble on Friday, trying to figure out whether or not they should postpone, cancel or move their games scheduled for Friday night.

The Sheldon Irish postponed their highly-anticipated match-up vs. West Salem to Saturday night at 7 p.m., and South Eugene moved their game vs. North Medford to Saturday night in Medford.

The poor air quality forced Creswell to cancel their game vs. Elmira, and at last check it will be made up on a "to be announced" basis.

As the air quality has gotten slightly better throughout the day, the majority of games are still on as scheduled. For full stories on all of the action, tune into NBC 16 at 11:15 p.m. for headlines, highlights, scores and more.


Eagle Point 38, Springfield 7:


Pleasant Hill 72, Waldport 0:


Thurston 42, North Eugene 8:


Crescent Valley 25, Lebanon 24:


South Albany 13, Corvallis 3:


Marshfield 38, Junction City 6:


Stayon 0, Sweet Home 0:


Churchill 58, Ashland 14:


South Medford 56, Willamette 7:


Marist 21, Crater 20:


Grants Pass 30, Roseburg 7:





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