The Round Ball Wrap features an epic finish for our Game of the Week in Phoenix as the Pirates hosted North Valley. Other highlights include Henley/Eagle Point, Roseburg/South Medford, Crater/Grants Pass, Klamath Union/North Medford, Mazama/Hidden Valley and Illinois Valley/Cascade Christian.
MEDFORD, Ore. — The Southern Oregon hockey community is accepting. Drew Snowden plays for the North Medford high school team, even though he’s in eighth grade. His sibling, Elise, plays for North, even though she’s a girl. “In a sport that’s dominated by guys, she’s held her own and done really well,” said head coach … Continue reading »
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Crater freshman Devin Shook played for the US Under-16 team in last weekend’s International Bowl. The International Bowl pits the best young football players in the United States against the top players from Canada. There are divisions ranging from U-19 to U-15. Shook was the only player from Oregon to play … Continue reading »
EAGLE POINT, Ore. – In 2013, Crater football players Derrick Turituri and RJ Morgan signed letters of intent to play for the University of Arizona. Comets head coach John Beck reflected on the challenges those athletes faced. “The University of Arizona coaches said Northern California and Southern Oregon are the most under-recruited areas in the nation,” Beck said. … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Oregon State University Athletic Department TUCSON, Ariz. – Oregon State could not take down the second ranked Arizona Wildcats on Sunday night, falling 76-54 at the McKale Center. Angus Brandt was a bright spot for the Beavers, finishing with 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field. The Australian also pulled in four rebounds … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Molly MacGowan grew up ice skating, but gave it up early in her life to start a family. Nearly 35 years later, at the age of 62, MacGowan met up with coach Marylill Elbe and began competitively skating once again. Within a year, MacGowan won a national championship and still skates competitively … Continue reading »
Wednesday was National Signing Day, the first time that high school athletes can officially commit to colleges. Three local athletes received full scholarships to compete at the Division One level. Eagle Point linebacker Peyton Dole will play football for Air Force while twins Venessa and Kerissa D’Arpino will run track for Oregon State.
Courtesy: Oregon State Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore — Oregon State University has announced this year’s class of signees for the 2014 football season: HIGH SCHOOL SIGNEES Player Pos HT WT Hometown (High School) Drew Clarkson OL 6-3 275 Camas, WA (Camas) Kammy Delp OL 6-3 310 Pomona, CA (Diamond Ranch) Yanni Demogerontas OT 6-5 270 … Continue reading »
EUGENE — Oregon signed 21 players in its 2014 recruiting class, which is ranked 21st in the nation by 24/7 Sports. The class includes seven four-stars, 12 three-stars and one two-star, as well as a transfer, Wilsonville native Johnny Ragin. The Ducks missed out on John “Juju” Smith, a 5-star wide receiver from Long Beach, Calif., who picked … Continue reading »