The Round Ball Wrap, normally featuring primarily high school basketball, takes a closer look at NAIA college basketball as Danny Miles goes for 1,000 wins for the second time. The Oregon Tech men’s basketball team was at Northwest Christian, a team the Owls already beat by 19 at home. Meanwhile, other highlights include North Medford … Continue reading »
A number of battles for 1st place highlight this week’s Round Ball Wrap, but none of them compared to the battle for the top spot in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. Highlights include Southern Oregon and College of Idaho’s double overtime game, North Medford/Crater, Roseburg/Grants Pass, Klamath Union/Eagle Point, Henley/Phoenix and North Valley/Hidden Valley.
The North Medford boys strike first in the Black and Blue Series, beating South 57-49. The South girls cruise by North. Crater tops Roseburg in overtime. Eagle Point routs North Valley while the Phoenix girls upset Mazama.
The South Medford boys take out Roseburg in a close battle while Grants Pass continues to roll against Crater. Plus, our Game of the Week features the experienced Eagle Point Eagles versus the youth of Hidden Valley.
The #1 South Medford girls beat Jaime Nared and Westview 64-54, while the South Medford boys lose to Thurston. #2 Southern Oregon loses a back and forth thriller against Northwest Christian and new head coach Luke Jackson.
MEDFORD, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Subaru Christmas Classic tipped off on Thursday at Cascade Christian, with the host team winning a thriller over Ashland 66-63. Other featured games include the defending 4A champs Mazama taking on Dayton, the Vikings and Pirates boys and the Ashland/Cascade Christian girls.
MEDFORD, Ore. — Ashley Bolston scored 32 points and Andee Ritter added 24 as the South Medford girls beat Willamette 83-55 on Friday night. Both teams entered the game ranked #1 in the state, the Panthers in the 6A, the Wolverines in the 5A.
MERLIN, Ore. — The North Valley Knights lost their first game in almost two years on Monday, with a 72-47 defeat to the Crater Comets. The Comets jumped out in front early and never looked back, leading by 12 at the half. It’s Crater’s first win of the season in three tries, the Knights drop … Continue reading »
ORLANDO – EJ Singler’s professional career quietly opened on Sunday. The former South Medford and University of Oregon basketball star made his debut with the Detroit Pistons’ summer league team in Orlando. The Pistons defeated the Brooklyn Nets 76-67, but Singler played under seven minutes. He missed his only shot of the game and finished … Continue reading »
PORTLAND, Ore. – South Medford’s quest to repeat as state champions was not fulfilled on Saturday night at the Rose Garden. Foul trouble, poor shooting and an inability to control the paint cost the Lady Panthers the title as they fell to Central Catholic 57-36. Ashley Bolston led the team with 18 points. No other … Continue reading »