Chris Leone

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Name: Chris Leone
Date registered: May 4, 2012

Biography

Chris Leone joined the NewsWatch 12 team as the Sports Director in October of 2010. Chris grew up in the Northeast and graduated from Syracuse University in 2008 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. After college, he spent two years as the Weekend Sports Anchor at KEVN in Rapid City, South Dakota. In his time both at SU and in Rapid City, Chris covered everything from Division I basketball to minor league hockey and rodeo. When he’s not at work, Chris enjoys playing tennis and watching college football and basketball.

Latest posts

  1. Round Ball Wrap January 30th — January 31, 2015
  2. Freshman DeSaulnier Chipping in for SOU — January 29, 2015
  3. Amateur Athlete: Nevina DeLuca — January 29, 2015
  4. OSU’s Road Troubles Continue at ASU — January 28, 2015
  5. Black Tornado Blows By Grants Pass — January 28, 2015

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Round Ball Wrap January 30th

The South Medford girls beat Sheldon to go two games up in the SWC. South’s boys also beat Sheldon to stay tied with South Eugene. Cascade Christian gives Rogue River its first league loss while North Valley rolls past Phoenix.

Freshman DeSaulnier Chipping in for SOU

ASHLAND, Ore. — The SOU men are 18-4 this season and ranked 12th in the nation. The Raiders actually have more wins now than they did at this point last year, despite losing three starters off of last year’s team. They weren’t just any starters, that group included the school’s all time three point leader … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Nevina DeLuca

PHOENIX, Ore. — Eleazar DeLuca’s athletic career, which includes three individual state championships at Phoenix High School, will go down as one of the best athletic runs in recent Southern Oregon history. His dominance can motivate any up and coming athlete, but it definitely impacted his younger sister, Nevina. “He was this big time wrestler … Continue reading »

OSU’s Road Troubles Continue at ASU

Courtesy: OSU Athletic Communications Tempe, Ariz.  – Junior guard Gary Payton II broke the 20-point mark for the fourth time this season but Oregon State’s three-game winning streak ended on Thursday with a 73-55 setback at Arizona State. Payton had 23 points for the Beavers (14-6, 5-3 Pac-12), who surrendered a season-high in points allowed. The … Continue reading »

Black Tornado Blows By Grants Pass

MEDFORD, Ore. — The North Medford boys beat Grants Pass 70-51 in Tuesday night’s Round Ball Wrap Game of the Week. Check out the highlights here:

Howard Named NAIA Coach of the Year

ASHLAND, Ore. — The college football season is long over, but the honors keep coming in for the SOU Raiders. Craig Howard was named the Rawlins NAIA Coach of the Year on Tuesday. He led SOU to a program record 13 wins this season, along with the school’s first ever national championship in football. The … Continue reading »

OSU Gives Wayne Tinkle Birthday Surprise

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Happy (29th) Birthday, Wayne Tinkle! Oregon State Men’s Basketball surprised head coach Wayne Tinkle with a stampede during an interview on Monday for his birthday. Watch Tinkle’s full reaction here:

Round Ball Wrap, January 23rd

South Medford beats South Eugene to pull in to a tie for first place in the Southwest Conference. North Valley takes care of Hidden Valley in a Skyline Conference match-up. The Crater girls beat Springfield in overtime. Henley stays undefeated with a 72-36 win. St. Mary’s snaps their losing streak to Cascade Christian with a … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks hoops prepare for USC

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman and several players speak to the media before hosting USC on Thursday. Oregon head coach Dana Altman: Oregon guard Ahmaad Rorie: Oregon guard Jalil Abdul-Bassit:

Web Extra: OSU Hoops Undefeated at Home

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Oregon State Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are both undefeated at home. The men’s team is 10-0 at Gill Coliseum and will look to extend that streak on Thursday against UCLA. The Beavers are coming off a milestone: their first Pac-12 road win under Wayne Tinkle. The Beavers split the series in Washington against … Continue reading »

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