The last Friday Night Blitz of the 2014 season features only one Southern Oregon team in action. The Grants Pass Cavemen try to fight off West Salem in the 6A quarterfinals. Meanwhile, the NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews a busy day of football on Saturday.
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.
The intensity ramps up in the first playoff edition of the Friday Night Blitz. Highlights include a doubleheader at Spiegelberg Stadium featuring Lake Oswego/South Medford and Wilson/North Medford, Barlow/Grants Pass, Ashland/Hillsboro, Pleasant Hill/Cascade Christian and Sweet Home/Phoenix.
CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — James Thompson started playing flag football when he was younger, but flag football is not the right kind of football for the Illinois Valley senior. “On the football field, he’s just not afraid of anything,” head coach Ray Yarbrough said. “I don’t know that fear is in his vocabulary.” Football is … Continue reading »
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
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.
Friday Night Blitz includes highlights from the following: Springfield/Ashland, North Medford/Willamette, South Eugene/South Medford, Eagle Point/Crater, Mazama/North Valley, Klamath Union/Phoenix and Cascade Christian/Illinois Valley.
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.
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 »
Not much drama on this week’s Friday Night Blitz as North Medford crushes Thurston, Grants Pass shuts down South Medford, Ashland blows out Churchill, Springfield all over Eagle Point, Mazama takes out Henley, North Valley over Phoenix, Klamath Union over Hidden Valley and Oakridge beat up on Rogue River.