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. SOU Raiders Win NAIA Championship — December 19, 2014
  2. SOU Raiders Championship Special — December 18, 2014
  3. Web Extra: Mariota’s Heisman Speech — December 13, 2014
  4. Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman Trophy — December 13, 2014
  5. Web Extra: Andersen Introduced at OSU — December 12, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. SOU Raiders Win NAIA Championship — 2 comments
  2. Raiders Going to National Championship — 1 comment

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Beavers Lose to Utes in Double OT

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A slow start turned in to an exciting finish at Reser Stadium as the #20 Utah Utes beat Oregon State 29-23 in double overtime on Thursday night. Oregon State trailed 9-6 after three quarters before both teams found their rhythm on offense. Sean Mannion hit Jordan Villamin for a 72 yard touchdown … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, October 10th

Grants Pass beats North Medford in a battle of undefeated teams to take control of the Southwest Conference. Ashland comes back to beat Crater 18-17 to stay perfect on the season. South Medford bounces back with a win over Roseburg. Mazama continues to roll through the Skyline Conference.

Grizzlies Try Out Guardian Covers

ASHLAND, Ore. — Big hits are a part of football. Whether intentional or just an accidental by-product of hard fast play, there is always the risk for injuryfor players who step out on the field. The Ashland Grizzlies are trying to do what they can to minimize injuries to their players, particularly head injuries. The … Continue reading »

Ducks Go Down To Wildcats, 31-24

EUGENE, Ore. — Terris Jones-Grisby scored the tiebreaking touchdown with 2:54 left, plowing into the end zone from a yard out, and Arizona stunned Oregon once again with a 31-24 victory Thursday night over the second-ranked Ducks. True freshman Nick Wilson ran for a pair of touchdowns and caught another for the Wildcats (5-0), who have … Continue reading »

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 »

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