Ducks Complete Sweep of Cougs

Oregon Head Coach George Horton: Oregon Outfielder Austin Grebeck: Oregon Pitcher Trent Paddon: Oregon First Baseman A.J. Balta: Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE, Ore. – Austin Grebeck didn’t start in Oregon’s 2-1 win over Washington State on Sunday at PK Park, but he ended the Cougars best chance to avoid a sweep at the hands … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Jose Mena

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — At 21 years old, Jose Mena decided to pursue his childhood dream. “It was just kind of out of nowhere,” said Mena. “I always wanted to box and I just decided to go for it.” Six years later, Mena punched his ticked to the Golden Gloves National Tournament. “I always felt … Continue reading »

Avila Makes Most of Second Chance

ASHLAND, Ore. – ”When the race ended I looked over and the crowd was going crazy,” said Eric Avila. “I kind of pointed at them to say thank you. They completely lifted me and then a couple of seconds later people started telling me, ‘Do you know what you ran?’” What Avila ran was the fastest … Continue reading »

Vocal Raiders Keep Opponents Off Balance

ASHLAND, Ore. — If you’re within a half-mile of the Southern Oregon softball stadium, you’ll know if a game is being played. All you have to do is keep your ears open. “I think we’ve always just been known to be a loud team,” said Sierra Anderson. “When I came here my freshman year, I … Continue reading »

2014 Pear Blossom Run Results

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Pear Blossom Run brings in runners from all around Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to Medford, but on Saturday it was a pair of runners with local ties that won the big race. Trevor Palmer won the men’s ten mile. Palmer is a former runner for Crater High School and SOU. … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Torgerson Brothers

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Indy Car racing can wait. Dirt cars will come. For Austin and Ashton Torgerson, right now i’ts all about go-karts. “It’s pretty fun,” said Austin. “You’re not going to be good your first time, but when you get more into it, you’ll get better and better every time you come out.” … Continue reading »

Track Pits NAIA Stars Against NCAA

ASHLAND, Ore. — For almost every sport, scheduling is pretty simple. If you’re an NAIA football player, you’re almost exclusively playing against other NAIA schools. The same goes for basketball, baseball, pretty much every sport except for track and field. In track, the top athletes frequently get the chance to compete against NCAA Division One … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Del Rio, Grimble, Seumalo

Oregon State head coach Mike Riley: Oregon State quarterback Luke Del Rio: Oregon State defensive lineman Jalen Grimble: Oregon State volunteer assistant Andrew Seumalo: Oregon State offensive coordinator John Garrett:

Bastendorff Poised for Big Season

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – An uptick in confidence helped pitcher Nolan Bastendorff really take off for the Crater Comets last year. It was an uptick in confidence despite an uptick in velocity, but Bastendorff refused to let his average fastball hold him back. “I really think he was maturing,” Crater head coach Jay Campbell said, … Continue reading »

Beavers Complete Sweep of Stanford

Oregon State head coach Pat Casey: Oregon State pitcher Jace Fry: Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto: Oregon State shortstop Trever Morrison: Courtesy: OSU Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore.– Oregon State completed a series sweep of Pacific-12 Conference rival Stanford on Sunday with a 2-1 victory before a crowd of 2,836 at Goss Stadium. The No. 6 … Continue reading »

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