Chris Leone

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Name: Chris Leone
Date registered: May 4, 2012

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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. Gutches Invited to NWCA All-Star Classic — October 21, 2014
  2. Weinbergs Share Special Connection — October 19, 2014
  3. Ducks Dominance of Dawgs Continues — October 18, 2014
  4. Raiders Comeback Falls Short — October 18, 2014
  5. Beavers Lose to Utes in Double OT — October 16, 2014

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Friday Night Blitz, Sept. 12th

North Medford beats Canby in a battle of two top ten 6A teams. South Medford improves to 2-0 with a win over Lake Oswego. Grants Pass crushes Newberg to also move to 2-0. Move scores and highlights from around Southern Oregon.

Horseback Archery Event in Eagle Point

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A unique sport will hold its first official competition in the Rogue Valley this weekend. The Rogue Mounted Archers are hosting riders from around the world in the 2014 International Horseback Archery Competition in Eagle Point. The sport combines two challenging skills, riding a horse down a long, narrow course, while … Continue reading »

Lawrence Debuts with 2 TDs for Raiders

ASHLAND, Ore. — As if the SOU football team wasn’t loaded enough, the Raiders may have found another weapon in their offense. In Saturday’s game against Menlo, true freshman Keegan Lawrence led the Raiders with ten carries, 61 yards and two rushing touchdowns in the Raiders 51-14 win. Lawrence edged out returning starter Melvin Mason … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Olivia Tucker

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Olivia Tucker has owned her mini horse, Tuff, for four years. She plays with Tuff, exercises Tuff, and bonds him him. “He’s got quite a personality, and we get along pretty well,” Tucker said. This year, Olivia and Tuff became more than friends. They became a team. “I just decided to … Continue reading »

Crater Coaches Take Ice Bucket Challenge

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — John Beck and the Crater football coaches cooled off before practice on Monday afternoon, participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The Crater coaches will donate $200 towards ALS research and are challenging other coaches in the Rogue Valley to do the same. It was more than symbolic for Beck. His … Continue reading »

Raiders Hope for Hot Start to 2014

ASHLAND, Ore. — Austin Dodge and the Raiders offense looked sharp at SOU’s first scrimmage of the season and the defense also made some big plays. The Raiders expect big things this season, with ten starters returning from the nation’s top offense last year. Expectations for SOU outside of Ashland, aren’t quite as high. The … Continue reading »

Box To Show Off Truck at JoCo Fair

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Kelsey Box, a Southern Oregon Tuff Truck driver will be racing this weekend at the Josephine County Fair and before the races will be giving an exhibition of her specially designed truck. Box, was paralyzed in a car accident in January 2013, but has continued racing thanks to a specially designed … Continue reading »

Mustangs Fall in Regional Championship

EUGENE, Or. — The Medford Mustangs came one win short of making it back to the American Legion World Series. The Mustangs lost 8-6 to Waipahu, Hawai’i in the championship game of the Northwest Regional Tournament. Micah Brown had three hits and two RBI in the loss, while Taylor Raff hit a home run in … Continue reading »

Mustangs Loose Heading in to Regionals

MEDFORD, Ore. — If the Medford Mustangs were nervous at all during their last practice before headingto the Northwest Regional Tournament, they sure didn’t sure it. And why should they be nervous? The Mustangs did not lose a game in the State Tournament and outscored their opponents 37-14. “It just kind of built up and … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Oregon Ducks Media Day

EUGENE — Oregon held its annual media day on Monday, with head coach Mark Helfrich and several players speaking to the media before the Ducks’ first practice of the 2014 season. Watch our full interviews below: Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Offensive Lineman Tyler Johnstone: Oregon Running Back Thomas Tyner: … Continue reading »

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