>Girls tip off against Canby
Coach Mike Osborne feels the Madras High girls basketball White Buffalos under his guidance are ready for what will be a challenging tournament they will be part of starting Thursday, Dec. 27, at Redmond High.
Madras will be taking on Canby, one of seven 4A high schools in the eight-team tournament, in a 6 p.m. game at Redmond.
The winner and loser of the Madras versus Canby game will be meeting the winner and loser, respectively, of a 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27 game between Redmond and North Bend (near Coos Bay).
The four teams in the bracket opposite Madras will be Ashland, Forest Grove, La Grande and Century (of Hillsboro) High.