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. Web Extra: Mariota’s Heisman Speech — December 13, 2014
  2. Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman Trophy — December 13, 2014
  3. Web Extra: Andersen Introduced at OSU — December 12, 2014
  4. Amateur Athlete: Lauren Hunter — December 11, 2014
  5. Raiders Going to National Championship — December 6, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Raiders in Chicago for NAIA Semis — 2 comments

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Web Extra: Mariota’s Heisman Speech

Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman Trophy

NEW YORK, NY. — Quarterback Marcus Mariota became the first University of Oregon player to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, beating out Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon and Alabama’s Amari Cooper. Mariota threw for 38 touchdowns this season, 53 total when you add in rushing and receiving, and had just two interceptions. Mariota won by … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Andersen Introduced at OSU

Gary Andersen Press Conference – Part One: Gary Andersen Press Conference – Part Two:

Amateur Athlete: Lauren Hunter

MEDFORD, Ore. — Lauren Hunter wants to swim in college and continue the only sport she’s ever loved. “I always did the team sports when I was younger, and then just when I started swimming, everything depended on me and the hard work I put in, and I loved seeing the results that were 100% … Continue reading »

Raiders Going to National Championship

Story updated to include highlights and post game reaction. CHICAGO, Ill. — The SOU Raiders are going to the NAIA National Championship for the first time ever after a dominating 62-37 win over St. Xavier University. Trailing 17-10 after the first quarter, the Raiders scored 31 unanswered to take control of the game. SOU tied … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks After Pac-12 Title Win

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, quarterback Marcus Mariota, safety Erick Dargan:

Ducks Crush Cats, Win Pac-12 Title

SANTA CLARA, Ca — First, they buried Stanford curse, now the Arizona curse. The #2 Oregon Ducks easily avenged their loss to the Wildcats earlier this season, crushing UA 51-13 to win the 2014 Pac-12 Championship at Levi’s Stadium. Pac-12 Championship MVP  Marcus Mariota finished 25-of-38 for 313 yards and two touchdowns. The Heisman Trophy … Continue reading »

Raiders in Chicago for NAIA Semis

CHICAGO, Ill. — The SOU football team is in Chicago for Saturday’s NAIA semifinal game against St. Xavier and NewsWatch 12’s Brandon Kamerman is with them. Check out our pre-game coverage from Illinois.

OSU Players React to Riley’s Departure

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It was a move that no one saw coming, Mike Riley to Nebraska. Riley had just one college head coaching job and that was at Oregon State. Many thought that was where his career would end, but Thursday morning, Riley was announced as the new head coach of the Cornhuskers. After talking … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Andee Ritter

MEDFORD, Ore. — South Medford head coach Tom Cole knew he had a star early on. The Panthers have featured plenty of great athletes over the past few years,but Andee Ritter was different. “There’s very few players who are as long and athletic and as skilled as she is,” Cole said. Right away Ritter played … Continue reading »

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