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. Avila Makes Most of Second Chance — April 16, 2014
  2. 2014 Pear Blossom Run Results — April 12, 2014
  3. Amateur Athlete: Torgerson Brothers — April 10, 2014
  4. Track Pits NAIA Stars Against NCAA — April 9, 2014
  5. Crusaders Aim for 4×400 State Title — April 2, 2014

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Avila Makes Most of Second Chance

ASHLAND, Ore. – ”When the race ended I looked over and the crowd was going crazy,” said Eric Avila. “I kind of pointed at them to say thank you. They completely lifted me and then a couple of seconds later people started telling me, ‘Do you know what you ran?’” What Avila ran was the fastest … Continue reading »

2014 Pear Blossom Run Results

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Pear Blossom Run brings in runners from all around Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to Medford, but on Saturday it was a pair of runners with local ties that won the big race. Trevor Palmer won the men’s ten mile. Palmer is a former runner for Crater High School and SOU. … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Torgerson Brothers

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Indy Car racing can wait. Dirt cars will come. For Austin and Ashton Torgerson, right now i’ts all about go-karts. “It’s pretty fun,” said Austin. “You’re not going to be good your first time, but when you get more into it, you’ll get better and better every time you come out.” … Continue reading »

Track Pits NAIA Stars Against NCAA

ASHLAND, Ore. — For almost every sport, scheduling is pretty simple. If you’re an NAIA football player, you’re almost exclusively playing against other NAIA schools. The same goes for basketball, baseball, pretty much every sport except for track and field. In track, the top athletes frequently get the chance to compete against NCAA Division One … Continue reading »

Crusaders Aim for 4×400 State Title

MEDFORD, Ore. — “It’s probably one of the hardest races in track,” said Madeline Volk. “By the end, the last 100 meters, you can’t feel your legs anymore and you’re just kind of going on momentum,” said Gianna Isola. “You just want to fall over but you need breaths to stay up,” said Aessa Catt. … Continue reading »

Oregon Begins 2014 Spring Football

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon Left Tackle Tyler Johnstone:

Ducks Stop in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon baseball team finished off a three game sweep of Utah over the weekend. The Ducks have a series with San Francisco on Tuesday and Wednesday but before they made their way to California, the Ducks stopped off at Harry & David Field in Medford. The Ducks held a brief practice, … Continue reading »

Mayben Takes Over at Cascade Christian

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Cascade Christian boys are under new leadership this season, and it’s a name that baseball fans in the Rogue Valley know well. Medford Mustangs head coach Nate Mayben will manage the Challengers this season. He will still stay on as the Mustangs skipper, so he’ll be busy for the next few … Continue reading »

Oregon, BYU Talk NCAA Matchup

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Guard Damyean Dotson: Oregon Guard Joseph Young: BYU Guard Tyler Haws: BYU Guard Anson Winder: BYU Forward Eric Mika:

Breeze to Play in 16U Tournament

MEDFORD, Ore. — A chance meeting and a causal workout at the batting cages gave South Medford sophomore Brady Breeze an opportunity most high school baseball players could only dream of. Breeze was up in Portland hitting with a friend, Ronnie Rust, who plays for Central Catholic. Rust’s travelling team coach was there and was … Continue reading »

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