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. Round Ball Wrap, January 23rd — January 24, 2015
  2. Web Extra: Ducks hoops prepare for USC — January 21, 2015
  3. Web Extra: OSU Hoops Undefeated at Home — January 21, 2015
  4. North Stifles South in 48-34 Win — January 20, 2015
  5. Panthers Tower Over Southwest Conference — January 19, 2015

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SOU Upsets #1 Carroll in Quarterfinals

Story updated to include highlights of SOU’s win. HELENA, Mont. — The last time the SOU Raiders went to Carroll College, they nearly completed an improbable fourth quarter comeback. Saturday against the Saints, the Raiders started the comeback a little earlier. SOU trailed 35-18 in the second half, but rallied to beat the top ranked … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Wynn, Hamlett, Banker

Oregon State Defensive Coordinator Mark Banker: Oregon State Defensive Lineman Dylan Wynn: Oregon State Tight End Connor Hamlett: Oregon State Linebacker D.J. Alexander:

Web Extra: Ducks on Tuesday of Civil War

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon wide receiver Jonathan Loyd: Oregon linebacker Tony Washington:

Friday Night Blitz, November 14th

Grants Pass survives in overtime against Lake Oswego. North Medford loses on the road to Jesuit while Ashland gets shut out by Silverton. Plus, previews of Saturday’s games.

Two Panthers Sign with DI Schools

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wednesday was national signing day for basketball and two South Medford girls basketball players are headed to Division I schools. Keyari Sleezer signed with Pepperdine while Andee Ritter will play for UC Irvine. Sleezer averaged nearly 13 points per game as a junior, flourishing with more playing time. Ritter was averaging 14 … Continue reading »

Raiders Give Anti-Bully Message to Kids

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ten SOU football players spoke at Walker Elementary School on Wednesday with an important anti-bullying message. The players gave presentations to four 4th and 5th grade classrooms, focusing on the things that make for good team work on and off the field. The Raiders said it was important for them to use … Continue reading »

Howard, SOU Seniors, Lead Turnaround

ASHLAND, Ore. — Craig Howard came to SOU in 2011 to take over a 3-7 Raiders football team. The players he recruited that year are seniors now and with the Raiders about to go on a playoff run, that group, along with Howard, has left its mark on SOU football.

Friday Night Blitz, October 31st

Sheldon edges North Medford in a battle of Top Ten teams. Grants Pass finishes off an undefeated regular season. South Medford gets in to the playoffs with a win over Thurston. Ashland ends the season with a big win over Eagle Point and more

Amateur Athlete: Motade Atanda

ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s a bit disconcerting for SOU’s opponents when Motade Atanda rises for the attack. Maybe it’s the nearly four kills per set, or maybe it’s the lightning speed on her finish. “She hits it pretty fast so it’s coming up,” head coach Josh Rohlfing said. “It’s coming at you like a fastball … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, October 24th

North Medford beats South Medford 49-22 in the Black and Blue Bowl. Grants Pass blows out South Eugene, Crater, Ashland and Eagle Point all lose. Mazama crushes Phoenix for the Skyline conference championship.

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