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: Olivia Tucker — August 21, 2014
  2. Crater Coaches Take Ice Bucket Challenge — August 18, 2014
  3. Raiders Hope for Hot Start to 2014 — August 16, 2014
  4. Box To Show Off Truck at JoCo Fair — August 14, 2014
  5. Mustangs Fall in Regional Championship — August 11, 2014

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Horse Racing Begins This Weekend

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — This weekend, horse racing returns to the Josephine County Fairgrounds as Grants Pass Downs will host the first of four horse racing weekends. The mood at Grants Pass Downs is much better than it was this time last year. After losing more than $68,000 in 2012, the Southern Oregon Horse Racing … Continue reading »

Rogues Beat Bend in Home Opener

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Rogues made the West Coast League playoffs in their first year as a franchise. To get there, Medford needed a late push, along with a complete collapse by the Bend Elks. The Elks lost their last six games, allowing the Rogues to make the post-season by virtue of a tie-breaker. … Continue reading »

State Baseball, Softball Quarterfinals

Top seeded Crater loses to defending state champs Sheldon 8-3 on Friday. North Medford beats Lake Oswego 6-1 to advance to the semifinals, while the Black Tornado softball team defeats Grants Pass in walk-off fashion. Highlights from Ashland-Sherwood and St. Mary’s-Cascade Christian plus scores from around the state.

State Baseball Playoffs 05/28

North and South Medford meet in the second round of the 6A baseball playoffs with the Black Tornado winning 6-4. Top seeded Crater beats Tigard 4-1. St. Mary’s and Cascade Christian will play each other in the 3A baseball quarterfinals while North and GP are set to square off in the 6A softball quarterfinals on … Continue reading »

State Track Meet, Day Two

EUGENE, Ore. – Day two of the state track and field meet was the busiest of the weekend as all six classifications were in action. The top three classes had mostly prelims and some field finals while the smaller three wrapped up their finals. Below is a list of Southern Oregon athletes that won state titles … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Jon Guzman

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last year, Jon Guzman watched his teammates win the 4A State Championship. He was there, but he didn’t play. “It was tough watching them win state without me, but I’m a team player, and I was proud of them,” said Guzman. The Hornets’ coaches benched Jon before the season for what … Continue reading »

Tinkle Introduced as New OSU Hoops Coach

Courtesy: OSU Sports Information Tinkle, 48, was the head coach at Montana for eight seasons and won 158 games, the second most in school history. He led the Grizzlies to Big Sky regular-season titles in 2010, 2012 and 2013 and Big Sky Tournament championships in 2012 and 2013. His 97 conference wins are the most … Continue reading »

St. Mary’s Ties Record with 4th Title

The St. Mary’s golf team cruised to a fourth straight 3A/2A/1A championship, tying a record held by Medford and Taft that is more than 20 years old. The Crusaders beat runner-up Cascade Christian by 23 strokes on Tuesday at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis. St. Mary’s senior Dylan Wu won his second individual title … Continue reading »

Clark a Triple Threat for GP Track

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The 6A Southern Oregon district track meet begins Thursday in Grants Pass and the home team will be a strong contender for both the boys and girls team titles. Grants Pass has been blessed with several athletes capable of winning multiple events. One of those versatile athletes is senior Krissi Clark. … Continue reading »

Dana Altman Speaks on Rape Allegations

Following Friday morning’s press conference with University of Oregon administrators, head men’s basketball coach Dana Altman met with the media to discuss the rape allegations surrounding Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin. Dotson, Artis and Austin have all been kicked off the team and will not be back next season. Athletic Director Rob Mullens … Continue reading »

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