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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SOU Men, OIT Women Win

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Southern Oregon and Oregon Tech met up for the final time of the regular season on Saturday. The SOU men narrowly beat the Owls 69-67 while the Oregon Tech women dominated the Raiders 87-54. Check out the highlights from both games above.

Crater’s Shook Represents US Football

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Crater freshman Devin Shook played for the US Under-16 team in last weekend’s International Bowl. The International Bowl pits the best young football players in the United States against the top players from Canada. There are divisions ranging from U-19 to U-15. Shook was the only player from Oregon to play … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap, February 7th

South Medford stays ahead of North in the 6A Southern Oregon Conference as both teams win on Friday night. Cascade Christian edges St. Mary’s in our Round Ball Wrap Game of the Week. Highlights from 12 local games.

Local Athletes Join DI Schools

Wednesday was National Signing Day, the first time that high school athletes can officially commit to colleges. Three local athletes received full scholarships to compete at the Division One level. Eagle Point linebacker Peyton Dole will play football for Air Force while twins Venessa and Kerissa D’Arpino will run track for Oregon State.

OSU Announces 2014 Football Signees

Courtesy: Oregon State Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore — Oregon State University has announced this year’s class of signees for the 2014 football season: HIGH SCHOOL SIGNEES Player                          Pos      HT        WT       Hometown (High School) Drew Clarkson               OL        6-3        275       Camas, WA (Camas) Kammy Delp                 OL        6-3        310       Pomona, CA (Diamond Ranch) Yanni Demogerontas     OT        6-5        270       … Continue reading »

Ducks Sign 21, Miss Out On Late 5-Star

EUGENE — Oregon signed 21 players in its 2014 recruiting class, which is ranked 21st in the nation by 24/7 Sports. The class includes seven four-stars, 12 three-stars and one two-star, as well as a transfer, Wilsonville native Johnny Ragin. The Ducks missed out on John “Juju” Smith, a 5-star wide receiver from Long Beach, Calif., who picked … Continue reading »

The Legacy of 1,000 Wins, Part 2

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — When you are having the success that Danny Miles has had, people start to notice. For years, Miles has had opportunities to coach somewhere else. “I had a chance to go on to other places, mainly to see if my system would work some place else,” said Miles, “but this is … Continue reading »

The Legacy of 1,000 Wins, Part 1

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech head coach Danny Miles is one of two men’s basketball coaches to reach 1,000 career wins. What’s the formula for building 1,000 wins? For Miles, it started with a very modest beginning. “That year I remember we went 0-9 in football as an assistant,” he said, “1-21 in basketball … Continue reading »

Miles Joins Elite 1,000 Win Club

Courtesy: Oregon Tech Athletics SALEM, Ore. –  Oregon Tech’s Danny Miles became just the second men’s basketball coach at a four-year level to reach 1,000 career victories when his Hustlin’ Owls ran past Corban University, 71-51, in men’s Cascade Conference basketball in front of a near capacity crowd at the C.E Jeffers Sports Center tonight … Continue reading »

SOU Men, OIT Women Win in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore — For 30 minutes, the SOU and OIT men played to nearly a draw, but the Raiders broke things open late, beating their rivals 86-74 Saturday night at Bob Riehm arena. Eric Thompson led the Raiders with 20 points, while Tim Weber, Kyle Tedder, Dex Daum and Jordan West all hit double digits. … Continue reading »

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