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. Amateur Athlete: Motade Atanda — October 30, 2014
  2. Friday Night Blitz, October 24th — October 25, 2014
  3. Gutches Invited to NWCA All-Star Classic — October 21, 2014
  4. Weinbergs Share Special Connection — October 19, 2014
  5. Ducks Dominance of Dawgs Continues — October 18, 2014

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Amateur Athlete: Motade Atanda

ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s a bit disconcerting for SOU’s opponents when Motade Atanda rises for the attack. Maybe it’s the nearly four kills per set, or maybe it’s the lightning speed on her finish. “She hits it pretty fast so it’s coming up,” head coach Josh Rohlfing said. “It’s coming at you like a fastball … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, October 24th

North Medford beats South Medford 49-22 in the Black and Blue Bowl. Grants Pass blows out South Eugene, Crater, Ashland and Eagle Point all lose. Mazama crushes Phoenix for the Skyline conference championship.

Gutches Invited to NWCA All-Star Classic

ASHLAND, Ore. — SOU’s Brock Gutches is putting together one of the most dominant wrestling careers in NAIA history. He’s a three-time national champion, with a 15-9 record against NCAA DI wrestlers. On November 1st, Gutches will get his chance to compete on one of the biggest stages in college wrestling. Gutches was invited to … Continue reading »

Weinbergs Share Special Connection

ASHLAND, Ore. — Last week the Ashland Grizzlies used a trick play to score the game-winning touchdown against Crater. Quarterback Kyle Weinberg gave it to his brother Nicky Weinberg who threw it to their good friend Shashi Penn. It was the first time those players had run the play in a game but not the … Continue reading »

Ducks Dominance of Dawgs Continues

EUGENE, Ore —  Freshman Royce Freeman rushed for 4 touchdowns as 9th-ranked Oregon extended its winning streak against Washington to 11 games, as the Ducks dominated the Huskies 45-20 in front of a packed house at Autzen Stadium. Freeman rushed for three first half touchdowns and the Oregon led 28-6 at halftime. Freeman rushed for … Continue reading »

Raiders Comeback Falls Short

HELENA, Mt. — The SOU Raiders nearly erased a 15 point deficit in the last five minutes of the game, but a failed two point conversion led to a 42-40 loss to Carroll College on Saturday. The loss is the Raiders first of the season. SOU’s offense struggled in the first half, trailing 21-6 at … Continue reading »

Beavers Lose to Utes in Double OT

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A slow start turned in to an exciting finish at Reser Stadium as the #20 Utah Utes beat Oregon State 29-23 in double overtime on Thursday night. Oregon State trailed 9-6 after three quarters before both teams found their rhythm on offense. Sean Mannion hit Jordan Villamin for a 72 yard touchdown … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, October 10th

Grants Pass beats North Medford in a battle of undefeated teams to take control of the Southwest Conference. Ashland comes back to beat Crater 18-17 to stay perfect on the season. South Medford bounces back with a win over Roseburg. Mazama continues to roll through the Skyline Conference.

Grizzlies Try Out Guardian Covers

ASHLAND, Ore. — Big hits are a part of football. Whether intentional or just an accidental by-product of hard fast play, there is always the risk for injuryfor players who step out on the field. The Ashland Grizzlies are trying to do what they can to minimize injuries to their players, particularly head injuries. The … Continue reading »

Ducks Go Down To Wildcats, 31-24

EUGENE, Ore. – Terris Jones-Grisby scored the tiebreaking touchdown with 2:54 left, plowing into the end zone from a yard out, and Arizona stunned Oregon once again with a 31-24 victory Thursday night over the second-ranked Ducks. True freshman Nick Wilson ran for a pair of touchdowns and caught another for the Wildcats (5-0), who have … Continue reading »

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