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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Friday Night Blitz, September 26th

Weed plays its first home game since the Boles fire. South Medford falls to Sheldon, while North Medford and Grants Pass roll. Ashland squeaks by Ridgeview. Crater trounces Eureka. Mazama wins the Canal Bowl.

Dodge Closing in on NAIA Records

ASHLAND, Ore. — Austin Dodge has broken almost every record a quarterback could break at SOU and now Dodge is closing in on a few NAIA records as well. In fact, there are two he could either tie or break this week against Montana State Northern. Dodge is 345 passing yards shy of setting the … Continue reading »

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 »

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