Chris Leone

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Name: Chris Leone
Date registered: May 4, 2012


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. Round Ball Wrap, February 27th — February 27, 2015
  2. SOU Wins Double OT Thriller Over NCU — February 25, 2015
  3. Grizzlies Top Eagles in Game of the Week — February 24, 2015
  4. Danny Miles to Coach NAIA All-Star Game — February 23, 2015
  5. Kyle Singler Traded to Oklahoma City — February 19, 2015

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Crater Beats Churchill For 18th Straight

The Crater girls beat Churchill on Thursday night to improve to 20-1 overall and 10-0 in the Midwestern League. Check out the highlights here:

Amateur Athlete: Mike Imel

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Mike Imel needs to fuel his competitive spirit, so every Saturday he pitches horseshoes with the Rogue Valley Pitchers. “Saturdays right now, it’s like I don’t have a life,” Imel said. “I pitch horseshoes on Saturdays and that’s it.” Imel started pitching horseshoes when he was young, but then he took … Continue reading »

Ducks Beat USC for Fourth Straight Win

Courtesy: LOS ANGELES  – Joseph Young and Oregon knew that USC had lost a lot of close games, and they weren’t going to let Wednesday night’s matchup result in the Trojans’ breakthrough win. Young scored 26 points to lead Oregon to an 80-75 win. Dillon Brooks and Elgin Cook each scored 15 points as … Continue reading »

North Sweeps South with 50-46 Win

MEDFORD, Ore. — The North Medford boys hang on to beat South Medford 50-46 in our Round Ball Wrap Game of the Week. North finished the regular season with a 3-0 record against their rivals. Check out the highlights and post game reaction here:  

Hall of Famer Bill Enyart Dies at 67

Former Medford High School star and college football Hal of Famer Bill “Earthquake” Enyart died Tuesday morning after a battle with cancer. Enyart helped the Black Tornado win a State Championship in 1962 before going on to have a successful career at Oregon State. He was a running back for the Beavers from 1966-1968 and … Continue reading »

Helfrich Signs Extension Through 2019

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks signed Mark Helfrich to a five year extension worth $17.5 million. This extension will keep Helfrich with the Ducks through 2019. In two seasons as the Ducks head coach, Helfrich is 24-4. He was one of the lowest paid coaches in the Pac-12 last season, making less than $2 … Continue reading »

QB Vernon Adams Transferring to Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams announced on Monday that he will be transferring to the University of Oregon. Adams played for three years at Eastern, throwing for more than 10,000 yards and 110 touchdowns. During his sophomore season, he threw 55 touchdown passes for the Eagles, including four in a 49-46 win … Continue reading »

Signing Day Wrap Up

Check out our signing day coverage from Tuesday. Hear from SOU, Oregon and Oregon State on their signing classes, plus a recap of where some of the top high school athletes in Southern Oregon are going to continue their athletic careers.

SOU Signs 40 Incoming Players

ASHLAND, Ore. — The SOU football teams signed 40 players on Wednesday, including North Medford quarterback Troy Fowler. Fowler was at the Raiders’ signing day party at Granite Taphouse in Ashland and talks about his decision to play for the Raiders. Here is SOU’s 2015 signing class in its entirety: TANNER ALDRIDGE – OL, 6-4, 265, … Continue reading »

Panthers Alone in First After Beating GP

The South Medford boys beat Grants Pass 60-45 in our Round Ball Wrap Game of the Week on Tuesday night. Check out the highlights of the game here.

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