Miles Talks About Retirement Decision

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Danny Miles recently announced that 2016 will be his last season coaching basketball at Oregon Tech. Miles originally was going to coach for another four or five years but pushed up the end date for a couple of reasons. Ultimately, after more than four decades in coaching, Miles is ready to … Continue reading »

WCL All-Star Game Rained Out

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The 2014 West Coast League All-Star game was rained out on Monday. Heavy rains started late Monday afternoon at Kiger Stadium during the Home Run Derby. There was a short delay after the derby as crews tried to get the field in a playable condition. When it became apparent that player … Continue reading »

Dix Breaks Through at Big Al’s

ASHLAND, Ore. – John Dix found redemption for his 2012 loss in the Big Al’s men’s open singles finals to Wil Cochrane. On Sunday, Dix stormed past Douglass Neuman of Ashland, 6-1, 6-2. Dix began the championship match only 30 minutes after concluding his semifinal match with Adam Stamper, but the 36 year-old showed no … Continue reading »

Rogues Limp Into All-Star Break

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues faced the two-out curse on Saturday night. Medford held a 4-1 lead in the top of the 6th when the Kelowna Falcons scored two runs with two outs. Then, with a 5-3 lead in the top of the 7th, the Falcons¬†scored five runs with two outs to take a … Continue reading »

Avila Getting Ready for Next Step

ASHLAND, Ore. — Eric Avila won an NAIA National Championship in the 1,500 in May. It was his last race as a member of the SOU track team, but Avila hasn’t stopped running. He ran in a few races this summer, highlighted by a tenth place finish in the finals of the US Track and … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Steven Packard

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Since he was a child, Steven Packard had a goal. Through his years of playing youth baseball and then at the University of Oregon, his goal never changed. “Ever since I was a little kid, my goal was always to go on a mission, and I completed that,” Packard said. Packard … Continue reading »

Danny Miles to Retire in 2016

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Tech men’s basketball coach Danny Miles announced on Thursday that he will retire at the end of the 2016 season. Miles has been the Owls’ head coach for 43 seasons and has coached the team to three National Championships. In February, Miles became the second men’s basketball coach to win … Continue reading »

Gems Set to Host WCL All-Star Game

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — For the first time in its ten year existence, the West Coast League All-Star Game is coming to Southern Oregon. On Monday, July 21st, the summer league’s best players will make their way to Klamath Falls for the home run derby and the nine-inning exhibition. “It’s a really cool experience,” Gems … Continue reading »

Rogues Lose Another 1-run Game

MEDFORD, Ore. -¬†A 3-run 9th inning doomed the Medford Rogues (17-14) against Yakima Valley (20-11) Sunday. The 4-3 loss pushed Medford three full games behind Corvallis in the West Coast League South Division. Medford appeared sluggish after a six-game road trip and a flat tire that delayed their ride home two hours Sunday morning. Brandon … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Debra Allen

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The clinks of two foils, the retreat and the attack. These are the components of Debra Allen’s life 30 years ago and today. “Fencing never really dies,” Lencin Carnighan said. “It takes a while to get back into your groove again, but fencing’s one of those things. It’s like riding a … Continue reading »

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