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. SOU Raiders Win NAIA Championship — December 19, 2014
  2. SOU Raiders Championship Special — December 18, 2014
  3. Web Extra: Mariota’s Heisman Speech — December 13, 2014
  4. Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman Trophy — December 13, 2014
  5. Web Extra: Andersen Introduced at OSU — December 12, 2014

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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 »

Raiders Talk About Snow, Carroll Win

ASHLAND, Ore. — You can say without exaggeration that Saturday’s win was the most important one in SOU football history. It was their first ever win the NAIA Quarterfinal round, coming against the number one seed in the playoffs, not to mention the conditions that SOU had to play in. The temperature for game time … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks After Civil War Win

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum: Oregon offensive line coach Steve Greatwood: Oregon running back Royce Freeman: Oregon wide receiver Byron Marshall: Oregon offensive lineman Hamani Stevens: Oregon corner back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu:

Web Extra: Beavers After Civil War Loss

Oregon head coach Mike Riley: Oregon quarterback Sean Mannion: Oregon State defensive lineman Dylan Wynn:

Ducks Crush Beavers in Civil War 47-19

Story updated to include post-game reaction from Ducks and Beavers. CORVALLIS, Ore — The No. 2 Oregon Ducks left no doubt about who was the best football team in the state, thrashing the Oregon State Beavers 47-19 in the 118th playing of the Civil War in front a packed house at Reser Stadium. Heisman Trophy … Continue reading »

SOU Upsets #1 Carroll in Quarterfinals

Story updated to include highlights of SOU’s win. HELENA, Mont. — The last time the SOU Raiders went to Carroll College, they nearly completed an improbable fourth quarter comeback. Saturday against the Saints, the Raiders started the comeback a little earlier. SOU trailed 35-18 in the second half, but rallied to beat the top ranked … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Wynn, Hamlett, Banker

Oregon State Defensive Coordinator Mark Banker: Oregon State Defensive Lineman Dylan Wynn: Oregon State Tight End Connor Hamlett: Oregon State Linebacker D.J. Alexander:

Web Extra: Ducks on Tuesday of Civil War

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon wide receiver Jonathan Loyd: Oregon linebacker Tony Washington:

Friday Night Blitz, November 14th

Grants Pass survives in overtime against Lake Oswego. North Medford loses on the road to Jesuit while Ashland gets shut out by Silverton. Plus, previews of Saturday’s games.

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