KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A teenager without a true family and without a real home is finding success through his community and the game of football. Jonathon Munoz’s success continues to be the work of caring community members. The Dykstra family took him in when he was in 8th grade and in trouble. The Navarro … Continue reading »
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –It’s summer at Mazama High School in Klamath Falls and Jonathon Munoz is playing football. That’s what he does. He was first team all-league on offense and defense last year, but every Munoz hit and every Munoz run is a reminder of the brutal background from which he emerged. “Growing up I … Continue reading »
North Medford rebounds from a Week One loss to destroy McKay at Spiegelberg Stadium. Grants Pass gets a non-league win against West Linn. Ashland rides another rout to a 2-0 non-league record. North Valley continues to prove it’s for real. Our Game of the Week comes down to the final minutes as Cascade Christian edges … Continue reading »
South Medford loses a physical battle to West Salem. Crater falls to Tualatin in a high scoring contest. Ashland shuts out Klamath Union while Cascade Christian gets blanked by Santiam Christian. Check out these highlights and more on the Friday Night Blitz.
The NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews the 2013 high school football season. Stories include: how the smoke from nearby fires has and will affect the teams in Grants Pass, an up-and-coming star at South Medford, why Crater is so successful at sending players to Division I schools, Danial White’s learning experience at Ashland, the merry-go-round … Continue reading »
JAPAN – Ashland rode the legs and arm of Danial White to a 32-30 victory over Japan in the 25th anniversary of the Pacific Rim Bowl. The Grizzlies scored their first touchdown on a wide receiver pass to Sebastian Warren, and they scored their last touchdown on another trick play: a reverse to Shashi Penn. … Continue reading »
JAPAN – You can watch the 13th edition of the Pacific Rim Bowl tomorrow morning live online at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/rtv-sports. The Ashland football team will take on the Japanese All-Stars in Kobe, Japan. The broadcast begins at 1:30 am PT with kickoff slated for 2:00 a.m.
ASHLAND, Ore. — In 1986, Southern Oregon State was hosting Kwansei Gakuin University from Japan for an exhibition game. During the Japanese team’s stay, Akira Furakawa made his way over to Ashland High School to check out their practice. It was there that he me Grizzlies’ head coach Jim Nagel. The two got to talking … Continue reading »
GOLD BEACH, Ore. — Twenty years ago this summer, Gold Beach High School held its first football camp. It was a simple affair, just a handful of teams. Two decades later, the camp has an impressive list of alumni. “Members of my 2007 team trade emails and text messages with Matt Barkley,” said Gold Beach … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. – Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports reported Saturday night that Oregon offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich will be announced as the team’s next head coach on Sunday. Helfrich has held that position since 2009. It’s been widely reported for a while that the 39-year-old would be the eventual successor to Chip Kelly. Helfrich was … Continue reading »