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 »

State of Men’s Fastpitch Softball

MEDFORD, Ore. — The US Junior Men’s Softball Team is a unique collection of talent. You have a group of 19 teenagers, and many of them rarely play softball.” “A lot of them are baseball players year-round,” coach Tim Lyon said. It may be unusual to think that players on the US National Team rarely … Continue reading »

Rogues Clobber Gems, Inch Closer to 1st

Courtesy: Medford Rogues Baseball Club MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues avenged an earlier season sweep by the Klamath Falls Gems by thrashing the visitors 14-3 at Harry and David Field on Sunday.  With the win, the Rogues sit in 2nd place in the West Coast League South Division and hold a half game lead … Continue reading »

Benches Clear as Rogues Top Elks

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford ended its 5-game losing streak with a 8-2 win over Bend, and the first 1,000 fans at Harry and David Field received BG Gould bobbleheads, but that was all overshadowed by a long 4th inning that included three ejections, benches clearing and an empty jug being thrown on the field.

Futurity Highlights Racing at GP Downs

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — July 4th is always the peak of the horse racing season at Grants Pass Downs. It’s usually the most attended day and the day with the biggest handle. One of the main reasons why is the Firecracker Futurity, the biggest race of the year. The purse is more than $31,000 with … Continue reading »

US Men’s Junior Softball Team in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The US Softball Junior Men’s National team, on their way to the World Championships in Canada, made a stop in Medford on Thursday to play a pair of exhibition games against local teams. It was one of five stops the US team is making, trying to get some practice in, as well … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Susan Holt

MEDFORD, Ore. — Susan Holt always took care of her body. Four years ago, Susan, an avid runner and healthy eater, was feeling great when her body betrayed her. “I ran my fastest half-marathon in May, two weeks before my diagnosis,” Holt said. “I had no signs, symptoms, nothing except for just this very small … Continue reading »

Jockeys, Trainers, Eye Futurity Title

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Certain sports are associated with certain holidays and for horse racing fans in Southern Oregon, the Fourth of July means it’s time for the Firecracker Futurity, the biggest race of the summer. The 350 yard quarter horse dash has the biggest purse of the summer, more than $31,000, with more than … Continue reading »

Local Family Revels in Home Track

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Emilio Guerrero is the owner of El Patron Restaurant in Grants Pass. He is also the owner of horses. Plus, he trains them, and his brother Jose rides them. On Sunday, the Guerrero brothers combined for two wins at the Grants Pass Downs. Afterwards, Emilio spoke about the pressure of competing … Continue reading »

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